3275 Lincoln Avenue
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085
(269) 926-3252
sjpsfoundation@sjschools.org
The St Joseph Public Schools Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation and relies on individual donations, grants and fundraisers for all funding.
The St Joseph Public Schools Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation and relies on individual donations, grants and fundraisers for all funding.

2012 HONOREES
Dr. Verne Schneider
Class of 1959
2013 HONOREES
Robert L. Gerbel
Class of '53

Jay Schadler
Class of '70
James Menchinger
 Class of '58
R.L. Van Antwerp
Class of 1968
William Gillespie
Class of 1942
Distinguished Alumni Award...continued
The St. Joseph Public Schools Foundation would like to honor alumni who have excelled in their professions and/or made significant contributions to their community. The Distinguished Alumni Award will recognize exemplary St. Joseph High School graduates. No one actively employed by the school system or currently serving on the School Board or Foundation Board will be considered.

Distinguished Alumni achievements, strength of character and citizenship serve as a valuable model to inspire and challenge current students. Nominees will be accepted in the following categories:  Professional Achievement, Community Service and Volunteerism.

Selection will be based on the following criteria:
  •   Graduate of St. Joseph Public Schools of ten or more years.
  •   Demonstrates a high level of achievement in his/her category and has made significant contributions.
  •   Exhibits inspirational leadership, character, and service. 

Nominations for 2019 will be accepted through December 15, 2018.  Posthumous nominations will be accepted. Nominations will be kept on hand for two years and will be considered again the following year.                                
                                                                                                                                          
The St Joseph Public Schools Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation and relies on individual donations, grants and fundraisers for all funding.
2014 HONOREES
Vice Admiral 
David M. Bennett
Class of '52

Mary Liskey Goff
Class of '59

Donna J. Tinberg
Class of '74

Edward I. Schalon, Posthumous
Class of '38

2015 HONOREES
Rick Dyer
Class of '76

Mike Swanson
Class of '87

Colonel Melvyn Remus
Class of 1950​