Nominations Open for 2020 Hall of Fame
Each year the Shakopee Alumni Association, in partnership with Shakopee Public Schools, will sponsor an annual event for the Shakopee Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fames. We are now accepting nominations for Hall of Fame Class of 2020. We will accept nominations until June 30, 2020.
Click here to make your nomination for 2020 Shakopee Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.
Click here to make your nomination for 2020 Shakopee Athletic Hall of Fame.
Criteria for Inductees:
Nominees are selected from graduates of Shakopee High School. Nominees not meeting the criteria as a graduate of Shakopee High School, but who have made a significant impact or contribution to Shakopee Public Schools may be recommended as a "Friend" of the Shakopee Alumni Association and are eligible for induction into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. Nominees are first eligible for selection 10 calendar years following their graduation.
Selection is based on achievements which shall include a worthy record in more than one and exemplary achievement in at least one of the following: job-related achievements; professional honors and awards, professional affiliations, publications, civic or community involvement; personal achievements/accomplishments; positive impact on the communities of Shakopee Public Schools; other appropriate qualifications which the committee believes merit consideration.
Election of Inductees
The Shakopee Alumni Association Selection Committee may select a maximum of 4 inductees each year. The Selection Committee may select a maximum of 1 "Friend" recipient per year or none if they so desire. All nominees not selected in one of these three categories will remain on the nominee selection list for 2 years.
The Shakopee Alumni Association shall operate as a voice for Shakopee alumni and friends and to focus on five key goals:
- Encourage a continuing relationship between alumni and the Shakopee School District
- Organize alumni activities and support class reunions
- Contribute human and financial resources to the Shakopee Public Schools
- Establish an Athletics and Activities Fund (AAF) to provide a permanent source of income to support athletics and activities in the Shakopee Public School District
- Establish a Fine Arts Fund (FAF) to provide a permanent source of income to support fine arts activities in the Shakopee Public School District
*UPDATED: The Shakopee Alumni Association is incorporated with State of Minnesota and has been classified by the IRS as a Section 501(c)(3) public charity. Charitable contributions to SAA are now deductible to the extent allowable by law.