The Distinguished Alumni Award

The Francis Parker School Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to an alumnus/a who embodies the ideals of intellect, initiative and social responsibility which are the very essence of a Parker education.  This person is someone who has demonstrated remarkable leadership in his/her field of endeavor, attained local and/or national recognition and has made an outstanding contribution to the country, community or School. This alumnus/a may be a living or deceased person who completed at least one full academic year at Parker.

To make a nomination, please complete the below form by September 15, 2018.  The selection committee will review all of the nominations and select a recipient.  Questions may be directed to Sarah Latimer, at slatimer@francisparker.org or by phone at 858/874-3371.
  
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Distinguished Alumni Awardees

List of 3 news stories.

  • Ethel Mintzer Lichtman '40

    Ethel was the third awardee and was inducted in 2007. She was also a recipient of the Henry F. Lippitt Award for her impact on the School. Ms. Lichtman was a devoted volunteer and teacher at Parker whose time and dedication impacted eight decades of Parker people.
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  • Amb. Theodor "Ted" Gildred Jr. '50

    Ted was the second awardee. He is a leader in the banking industry, diplomat, successful developer and an accomplished aviator. Ted was Parker's 2006 Commencement Speaker.
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  • Louise Hanson Marshall '26

    The first recipient of this award, Louise Hanson Marshall, Class of 1926, was a leader in the field of neuroscience and a pioneer in career opportunities for women in the sciences.  
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Nomination Form

Nominee Information
The Francis Parker School Alumni Relations Committee would like to ask your participation in nominating candidates for Parker’s Distinguished Alumni Award. All information will be confidential and only accessible to the Alumni Relations Committee of the Board of Trustees and Advancement Staff. Nominations can be made by any member of the Parker community or directly by the alumnus/a nominee, will be kept confidential and will carry over for three years.
**No more than 250 words. This person should be someone who has demonstrated remarkable leadership in his/her field of endeavor, attained local and/or national recognition and has made an outstanding contribution to the country, community or School. This alumnus/a may be a living or deceased person who completed at least one full academic year at Parker.**
Nominator Information
Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.

Mission Hills Campus Lower School

4201 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA 92103
 

Linda Vista Campus Middle/Upper School

6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
858 / 569-7900