Thornton High School Hall of Fame


2019 Hall of Fame

The Thornton Township High School Hall of Fame recognizes and honors former TTHS students and faculty based on specific criteria.

See the list of 2019 inductees

The criteria, as well as forms for nominating alums and faculty, are now available.

2019 Nomination Forms

Click to download:

Deadline for submission is Thursday, August 1, 2019.

Forms can be printed and sent to:
Thornton Alumni Legacy Fund
PO Box 998
Mokena, IL 60448

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Forms can be attached to an e-mail and sent to


Save the Date for the Alumni Day and Hall of Fame Inductions

Friday, November 1, 2019
Idlewild Country Club, Flossmoor, Illinois

Learn more and order your tickets

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.

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.

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.