|John Glenn School Corporation|
7250 - COMMEMORATION OF SCHOOL FACILITIES
Commemoration of any School Corporation facility by means of a plaque, naming a facility for a person, or some similar recognition is a significant honor. Such recognition by the Board shall be made upon thoughtful consideration of any such nominations and/or recommendations provided, and based upon the significant contribution to the enhancement of education in general, to the Corporation in particular, or the overall well-being of the Corporation, community, State, or nation.
Commemoration by the Corporation may include posting of a plaque, dedication of a seat, collection, or section of a school or facility (auditorium, library/resource center, etc.), proclamation, naming of a specific "annual" activity or tournament, the naming of a facility, or other such recognition.
A facility may be named for an individual if the following conditions apply:
|A.||The facility has not been named for any other individual.|
|B.||The current name does not have any historical significance.|
|C.||The facility is new or substantially renovated or, if existing, there is a substantial tie or association with the person to be honored.|
The following shall be considered examples justifying the naming of facilities:
|A.||The individual has made a sizeable contribution toward the development/construction of the facility.|
|B.||The individual has provided general long-term support for the Corporation.|
|C.||The individual has gained national prominence which in turn creates a positive image for the Corporation.|
|D.||It is largely through the effort of the individual that the facility exists through extensive volunteer efforts, fund-raising, etc. of the person.|
The following additional circumstances should be considered regarding the naming of any facility:
|A.||The naming of the facility is a fitting memorial for the individual.|
|B.||The fame of the individual is not faddish.|
|C.||Citizens of the Corporation will recognize the individual after such facility is named.|
Nominations for such recognition shall be submitted in writing to the Superintendent and shall contain the following information:
|A.||name of the nominee|
|B.||relationship/contribution of the nominee to the School Corporation|
|C.||detailed explanation of the reasons warranting such consideration|
|D.||specific action/commemoration requested on behalf of the nominee|
|E.||name/contact information of nominator|
The Board shall consider nominations/recommendations it receives in the context of the impact of the individual so nominated/recommended and the magnitude and long-term impact of such commemoration.