Distinguished Alumnus Award

The Mogadore Schools Alumni Foundation has established an annual Distinguished Alumnus Award. This award is presented at the Annual Business Meeting in November by the Foundation President. Nominations are due by JUNE 1 of each year, with candidate resumes (not to exceed 10 pages) due by JUNE 30.


Nominees should: 1. have graduated at least 10 years ago; 2. have brought honor to Mogadore via accomplishments; 3. be recognized outside of Mogadore for achievements; 4. have demonstrated leadership in personal and professional endeavors; 5. have helped Mogadore Schools with services, funds, and/or projects; 6. be active in his/her community. These six criteria will be used to select the winner. Nomination form is available below.


2020 & 2021 Recipients

The Mogadore Schools Alumni Foundation is pleased to announce Tom DiFrancesco, MHS class of 1981, as the 2021 Distinguished Alumni. Tom will join last year's recipients Sandi Murphy, class of 1984 and Tom Kot, class of 1971 who were unable to be recognized last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All 3 will be honored at our Distinguished Alumni tailgate celebration and halftime ceremony on Friday, October 8, 2021 during Mogadore's homecoming football game vs. Southeast. Congratulations to all 3 for making Mogadore proud!


From Left to right: Tom DiFrancesco, Sandi Murphy, Tom Kot

Distinguished Alumnus Award Nomination form:

Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form.pdf