The John D. Wallace ’48 Alumni Service Award is given to an alumna/us whose service to the community and/or Princeton Day School reflect the highest ideals of the school. The recipient is someone who inspires others by his or her example of sensitivity or generosity.
The Alumni Achievement Award is given to an alumna/us who has achieved excellence in his or her chosen field and who has made a commitment to helping others. The recipient is someone who inspires others by his or her achievement.
The Outstanding Young Alumni Award will honor an alumna/us who graduated within the past 15 years, who has made significant contributions to civic or professional organizations, whose life is characterized by creativity, curiosity and community service and who reflects the highest ideals of Princeton Day School.
Athletes: Player nominees must have attended Miss Fine’s School, Princeton Country Day School, or Princeton Day School for a minimum of two years. Athletes become eligible for consideration five years after the graduation of their class. Inductees will have compiled an exceptional interscholastic athletic career or otherwise distinguished themselves through outstanding athletic achievements and exemplify the highest ideals of the school. Selection is based primarily on athletic accomplishments while at Miss Fine’s School, Princeton Country Day School or Princeton Day School. Subsequent achievements in athletics and other areas are also taken into consideration.
Coaches: To be eligible for consideration as a coach, nominees must have retired from coaching at PDS after working at the school for a minimum of five years. Selection is based upon an exceptional coaching career, which brought great credit to the school.
Extraordinary Achievement: The Selection Committee also considers for induction those nominees
> who have achieved extraordinary success in athletic endeavors or programs not offered by the school;
> whose distinguishing athletic achievements occurred subsequent to their time at school;
> whose example of uncommon commitment, dedication, and support of our athletic program is worthy of special recognition.