The Texarkana Arkansas school district is excepting nominations for distinguished alumni for the 2019-2020 school year nominations will be excepted through Friday, February 21.

According to a press release, nominees must be recognized for outstanding contributions in business, professional or vocational endeavors. They must be of high moral character and integrity and recognize and support public education. Finally, nominees must be a graduate of Arkansas High School, Booker T. Washington High School or North Heights High School.
Past recipients for the award include Representative Carol Dalby, Dr. Marcus Orr, Mr. Rod Smith, Judge Joe Griffin, Mayor Horace Shipp, Lt. Col. Deloise Gamble, Mrs. Emer Pondexter, Mrs. LeAnne Wright, Mrs. Remica Gray, and Dr. Teretha Harper. The award, started by the Class of 1984, has been given to more than 45 former students over the past 24 years.
Nomination forms are available online at www.tasd7.net or at TSD administration office 3435 Jefferson Ave., Texarkana, AR for more information contact Dina Youngblood 870-772-3371 extension 1016.