Thornton High School Hall of Fame

Click the image to download the nomination forms.

Click the image to download the nomination forms.

Hall of Fame

The Thornton Township High School Hall of Fame recognizes and honors former TTHS students and faculty based on specific criteria. The criteria, as well as forms for nominating alums and faculty usually are available several months prior to the event.

Note: The 2016 Hall of Fame event has been cancelled.

► 2016 Nomination Criteria and Alumni/Staff Nomination Forms

(Accepting Nominations from June 1, 2015 – September 30, 2015)

The Thornton Township High School Hall of Fame is dedicated to honoring distinguished alumni, staff and faculty who have made significant contributions to the history, culture, and future of Thornton High School.

Nominations for induction into the Thornton Township High School Hall of Fame will be accepted through September 30, 2015.

The following are the criteria for the nomination and the selection of individuals.

Self-nominations will not be considered a valid form of nomination.

Alumni must have been graduated from TTHS at least ten years before being eligible for consideration for the Hall of Fame. This honor is awarded on the basis of outstanding generosity and service to TTHS; outstanding participation in community and civic affairs; and notable achievement in one’s field of endeavor.

Faculty and staff are those members who have demonstrated commitment and service to TTHS students. They have exhibited outstanding leadership as educators through instruction, support, encouragement, and preparation of TTHS students to succeed in adulthood.

To insure the fullest consideration for your Hall of Fame nominee, please provide all the requested information on the nomination form.  If you need to provide additional information, please attach additional sheets to the nomination form.

Forms and Instruction
The forms (download here) must be received by Friday, September 30, 2015 to be considered during this induction period. The forms must be submitted electronically or mailed.

or to

Thornton Alumni Legacy Fund
c/o Hall of Fame Committee
P.O. Box 998
Mokena, IL 60448

Judging Criteria

Nominations will be judged on these criteria:

  1. Thoroughness of application.
  2. Quality of supporting documentation.
  3. Nominee’s academic accomplishments post-TTHS.
  4. Nominee’s professional accomplishments post-TTHS.
  5. Nominee’s community service accomplishments Post-TTHS.
  6. Level and kinds of support nominee has shown TTHS.
  7. Nominee’s character and fitness to be in the Hall of Fame.

2015 Hall of Fame

See the list of the 2015 Thornton Hall of Fame inductees