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Distinguished Alumni Awards

Alumni to be Honored at 2019 Awards

The Oakwood Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2019 Recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. 


This year's recipients are:
Irvin G. Bieser ('59)
Dr. Barbara Winston Blackmun ('45)
Dale Hatfield ('56)
Dr. Douglas Payne ('58)
Barbara Mokrzycki Sanderson (‘64)
Anne (Harlamert) Simms ('52)
Charles Simms ('50)
Diane "DeeDee" Granzow Simpson ('73)
Don Williams ('48)

Join us for the 2019 Awards

Please join us Thursday, Oct. 3 as we honor the following individuals  at the NCR Country Club.  Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served during the cocktail hour from 6 to 7 p.m., with the awards presentation beginning immediately afterwards.  Tickets are $40, and can be purchased online (below) or by mailing a check to: Oakwood Alumni Association, 20 Rubicon Rd., Oakwood, OH 45409. 


Purchase tickets online HERE

Contact Us

OHS Alumni Association
20 Rubicon Road
Oakwood, OH 45409


Every two years the OHS Alumni Association selects some of OHS’s finest and celebrates their accomplishments and contributions at the Distinguished Alumni Awards, a cocktail hour and awards banquet. 

Recognition as a distinguished alumnus shall be limited to those individuals, living or deceased, who have attended and/or graduated from Oakwood High School no fewer than fifteen (15) years previous to the nomination and have made significant accomplishments in one or both of the following areas while maintaining high standards in personal integrity and character:

  1. an outstanding leader in his/her field
  2. service to his/her community through local, state, national, or international organizations

To learn more about the nomination process, go to the Award Criteria page.  To review past recipients, go to the Recipients page.  To nominate, please print the Nomination Form.  You will find the award