2017 Distinguished alum: Judge Don Cosby ‘73
Given annually to a Trinity Valley alumnus/a as recognition for his/her achievements through personal accomplishment, professional achievement, or humanitarian service.
There is no limit to the number of Distinguished Alumnus/a Awards granted annually, but the committee intends to vote only on those nominees whose achievements embody the objectives of the School’s mission: fine scholarship with its fulfillment at college; the development of wide constructive interests; intelligent citizenship; and spiritual and moral development which promotes lasting values.
2017 DISTINGUISHED FACULTY/STAFF MEMBER: Gerald Kramer
Faculty are integral to Trinity Valley School’s mission: fine scholarship with its fulfillment at college; the development of wide constructive interests; intelligent citizenship; and spiritual and moral development which promotes lasting values. Recognition of and reward for distinguished faculty service are important facets of the school’s strategy for promoting its mission, philosophy, and objectives. The TVS Distinguished Faculty & Staff Award is designed to reflect the critical role of faculty in upholding our mission and philosophy.
Similarly, in recognition of their contributions to the School's day-to-day administration and overall success, staff recognition is for those individuals who excel in one or more of the following areas: Operational Excellence (significant changes, modifications, or approaches that enhance work productivity, efficiency, and quality); Impact (accomplishments that have a positive impact on the entire department or school); Leadership (developing and inspiring others to achieve extraordinary results); Communication (building interactions and partnerships that produce results and leave others feeling respected and valued); Innovation (developing an innovative process or procedure that directly impacts the TVS community in a positive manner); and Community Service (influences and enhances the TVS community).
2017 HONORARY ALUM: Glenda NestleGiven annually to an individual who is not a graduate of TVS and who makes significant contributions to Trinity Valley School's welfare, reputation, and prestige.
This award shall be bestowed by the TVS Alumni Association to a very limited number of persons that have served TVS with “great distinction while providing faithful and distinguished service to TVS." This honor is to recognize outstanding leadership and service, and to identify those special persons that are critical to the success of Trinity Valley School.