Skip to main content

Tonkawa Alumni Association

To print click control p   

Tonkawa High School Distinguished Alumni/Buccaneer Alumni Pride

Distinguished Alumni Award

 Established in 2006 to recognize the achievements of Tonkawa High School graduates whose personal lives, professional achievements, and contributions to society exemplify the standards of excellence promoted throughout their education at Tonkawa High School.This award will be presented at Homecoming every year unless the Awards Committee receives a nomination that is better suited for the Buccaneer Alumni Pride Award.



Leadership Positions

Community Service


Citations and Awards (business, professional, public service)

Service to Tonkawa High School (time, resources, expertise)


Buccaneer Alumni Pride

Established in 2019 to recognize an individual who has chosen to remain loyal to Tonkawa by establishing a home, being actively involved with the community, and by supporting the endeavors of the town, school, and churches. Nominations may be made for any former Tonkawa High School student, living or deceased, who meets the criteria and is at least a 25-year graduate. This award does not have to be presented annually.


● Loyal to Tonkawa
● Current Tonkawa Resident
● Active in Community
● Supports town, school and churches 



Nominations can come from anyone who recognizes the appropriate qualifications in a Tonkawa High School graduate. Please submit a statement of nomination (why the person should be honored) along with biographical information about the nominee. Resumes, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, letters, etc. can be included. In the case of a deceased graduate, also provide contact information for any available living relatives. Selections will be based upon the information received. Nominations received after April 1st will be considered the following year. All nominations will remain active and available for consideration by the Alumni Award Committee for three years. The Award recipient(s) will be honored during the annual Alumni Banquet held during Homecoming weekend.



Melinda Glasgow
Tonkawa Alumni Association
P.O. Box 12
Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653


Nomination Submitted By:

Name: _________________________________________________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________________


Daytime Phone#: _______________________________

Date of Nomination: ____________________________

Nominee’s Biographical Information

Name of Nominee: _______________________________________________________

Nominee’s Mailing Address: ______________________________________________



Daytime Phone #: (__________)_____________________________

Nominee’s E-mail Address: ________________________________________

Date of Birth: _______________________

Year of THS Graduation: _______________________

Education: _____________________________________________________________

Current Employer: ______________________________________________________

Current Position: _______________________________________________________

Spouse’s Name: _________________________________________________________

Statement of Nomination: