HCHS seeks hall of fame nominations


The Highland Count Historical Society is seeking nominations for the 2020 Highland County Hall of Fame.

The society recognizes citizens who have lived, or were born, in Highland County and who have made invaluable contributions to the county or to the world beyond. By recognizing these individuals, the hall of fame hopes to stimulate an interest in, and an appreciation for, the value of the history of this county and its citizens.

The class of 2020 will join 62 other persons who have been recognized for their outstanding accomplishments.

Nominees may have made contributions to society in any of the following areas: Arts and entertainment as a performer, musician, actor, writer or related field; Enterprise in science, medicine, business, philanthropy; Sports as athletes, coaches, officials, or administrators; Leadership in business, education, government, military, etc.

Any member of the Highland County Historical Society may nominate a person to the hall of fame by completing an application and sending it to the Highland County Historical Society. The criteria and guidelines for nomination can be found in the application. Applications may be obtained from the Highland County Historical Society website — www.hchistoricalsociety.weebly.com.

Completed applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope and mailed or delivered to the Highland County Historical Society no later than 4 p.m. Monday, June 1. The address is 151 E. Main St.t, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.

For those persons selected, there will be a ceremony at the Presbyterian Church in Hillsboro, followed by a reception across the street at Highland House, on Sunday, Aug. 16 at 2 p.m.

For more information, contact hall of fame committee chairperson Nancy Wisecup at [email protected] or 937-402-1527.

Submitted by Nancy Wisecup, Highland County Historical Society.

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