The Distinguished Alumni Award is open to any individual who graduated from La Porte High School, Viola DeWalt High School or George Washington Carver High School no fewer than 10 years prior to the nomination. The Distinguished Alumni Award also is open to individuals who were employed by LPISD or who served on the LPISD Board of Trustees.
Awards for alumni will be given for achievement in various fields of service which include, but are not limited to, the arts, athletics, business, education, entertainment, law, medicine, the military, music, philanthropy, politics, public service, religion, scholarship, and science.
A Distinguished Citizen Award recipient must be a resident or work within La Porte ISD or have made a significant impact on La Porte ISD. A recipient must be distinguished in his or her business, profession, life work or other worthy endeavors, and must be an individual of such integrity, stature and demonstrated ability that the award will reflect honor on the school district and create a sense of pride among the members of the community.