Cord of Honor
Cord of Honor
Call For Nominations
Dear Alumni and Friends of the Orange Cord,
The Rocky Mountain Student Media Orange Cord Alumni Board is seeking nominations for the Inaugural Class of inductees to the RMSMC CORD OF HONOR and the Young Alumni Award. Nominations are being accepted until July 31, 2021.
For many, the road to achievement started, or at least included, working at student media. The Orange Cord Alumni Board has created the CORD OF HONOR to recognize those student media alumni who have achieved outstanding success and have made an impact on the professions and communities they serve.
Additionally, the Young Alumni Award recognizes one individual who has demonstrated early achievement and is under 15 years post-student media
How You Can Help
If you know of individuals who meet the criteria below, we’d like to hear from you. Please submit your nomination by completing the 2021 CORD OF HONOR Nomination Form here: https://forms.office.com/r/cTnsPVRkpr or fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
Criteria for CORD OF HONOR
- Leadership in their field of influence
- Service to the professions and society
- Work meeting the highest professional standards
- Inspiring others in media and journalism
- Impact on Student Media and fellow students while on staff
Young Alumni Award
The Young Alumni Award recognizes one individual who has demonstrated early achievement by meeting the above criteria and is under 15 years post-student media.
The deadline to submit your nomination is September 1st, 2022. Inductees will be announced in August. The 2022 CORD OF HONOR Induction ceremony date will be later this year. More information to come.
Orange Cord Board Members
Roy Heath, Orange Cord Board Chair
David de Besche, Orange Cord Board Chair
Sid Simonson, Orange Cord Board Chair
Dana Weiss, Orange Cord Board Chair
Nick Armstrong, Orange Cord Board Chair
Kim Blumhardt, Board Member, RMSM Advertising Director
Carmen Hardy, Orange Cord Board Design & Advertising
Blaine Howerton, Board Member
Jake Sherlock, RMSM Advisor
Hannah Taylor, Alumni Relations Manager
Pete Waack, Orange Cord Board Treasurer