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    It's time to nominate a future recipient for the Distinguished Alumni Award!  The award will recognize Bensalem graduates who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to their field of work or study, or service to their communities and to society as a whole. 


    Click Here for more information and the nomination form!


    Click Here to View Video of Inaugural Group


    The Bensalem Distinguished Alumni Award Committee

    in conjunction with The Bensalem Education Foundation

    hosted the inaugural

    Bensalem High School Distinguished Alumni Award Induction

    on October 21, 2017


    The 14 honorees were: 

    • Palak Patel (Class of 1999) - A Hollywood producer and Executive Vice President of Sony Pictures
    • Daniel Reimold (Class of 1999) - The creator of an internationally recognized journal on college media
    • David Issadore, Ph.D. (Class of 2000) - A biomedical chip developer used for the early detection of pancreatic cancer
    • Barbara Simmons (Class of 1970) - An award winning peace and non-violence advocate
    • Joy Deangdeelert Cho (Class of 1997) - One of Time magazine's 30 most influential people on the internet in 2015 and 2016
    • William Stinger (Class of 1967) - A world-renowned architect who designs buildings for the US State Department
    • Aaron Jay Kernis (Class of 1977) - A Pulitzer Prize winning composer
    • Michael Risich (Class of 1992) - A cutting-edge automotive technology software developer
    • Robert "Tommy" Tomlinson (Class of 1964) - A state senator
    • Derek Green (Class of 1988) - A Philadelphia city councilman
    • Carol J. McIlwain (Class of 1978) - An award winning Naval Intelligence and Department of Defense engineer
    • Howard Palamarchuk, DPM (Class of 1971) - A podiatrist who has worked extensively with Team USA and the Boston Marathon
    • Nicole Henry (Class of 1991) - An internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist
    • Richard Fiorentino (Class of 1967) - A Harvard MBA and co-founder of a multi-patented computer software company