The McHenry High School Foundation Committee is accepting nominations for McHenry High
School Distinguished Graduate, a recognition of McHenry High School alumni who have excelled in
career achievements, humanitarian work, and community service, among other things.
To be considered for the award, nominees must be graduates of McHenry High School
District 156 for at least 15 years. Criteria used to determine Distinguished Graduate includes having a
wide sphere of influence, making a positive impact on the community, overcoming difficulties to reach
goals, serving humanity, and inspiring others.
The graduates that are selected for this award will be invited to attend the annual Senior
Honors Night that will be held this spring. The Distinguished Graduate picture and list of their
accomplishments will be prominently displayed in a hall of each school, along with Distinguished
Graduates from prior years. In addition, each Distinguished Graduate honored will receive a plaque
in recognition of this tribute.
Nomination forms can be obtained from the Robert O. Swartzloff Center for Educational
Services at 4716 W. Crystal Lake Road, McHenry, IL 60050, from the district website at
For more details, please contact Dr. Ryan
McTague, Superintendent, at (815) 385-7900. All nominations must be returned to the Robert O.
Swartzloff Center for Educational Services no later than March 20, 2020.
For the forms, click here.