Horace Dutton Taft Alumni Medal
(Known as the Citation of Merit 1960—2011)
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An alumni committee meets each January to review names that have been recommended by fellow alums and to determine the recipient. Alumni are encouraged to put forth the name of an alumnus or alumna to be considered. Eligibility for the Horace Dutton Taft Alumni Medal is also extended to those who are or have been connected with the school or who have shown special interest in Taft. Candidates must be living to receive the award. The award is bestowed at the Old Guard Dinner on Alumni Weekend.
All citations, since the award’s creation in 1960, hang in a place of honor along Main Hall. The Horace Dutton Taft Alumni Medal is a reminder of Taft’s commitment to serve others.
To nominate someone for the Horace Dutton Taft Alumni Medal
Simply send a message to HoraceDTaftAlumniMedal@taftschool.org. Please include the person's name, class year, and the reason you think he or she should be considered.