Nominations Sought for the 2019 Reasons to Believe Honorees

Contact: Melissa Fears, Director of Communications and Marketing
Phone: 913-279-2225
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January 4, 2019

Do you know of a graduate from Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools who is a Reason to Believe? These are individuals whose accomplishments showcase their incredible skills and life stories, highlighting their perseverance, hard work and dedication. Their qualities exemplify to all of us why they are Reasons to Believe and inspirations to many. Nominations are open for the 2019 Reasons to Believe Alumni Honor Roll for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.

Nominees must:

  • Be graduates of a KCKPS high school
  • Be successful in their chosen business, profession or life work
  • Be a person of integrity and stature that KCKPS would take pride in recognizing
  • Have demonstrated the importance of their education from KCKPS

Reasons to Believe was established in 2002 to generate pride and celebrate the progress being made throughout the school district. As part of the program, nominations are sought for the Reasons to Believe Alumni Honor Roll, which spotlights successful alumni to encourage and inspire today's students. The nominations are reviewed by a panel of judges that includes members of the Board of Education, Reasons to Believe Steering Committee, students, business leaders, and a former Alumni Honor Roll recipient. Those selected for this prestigious honor are celebrated with a special ceremony in November. 

The nomination forms can be downloaded from the KCKPS website, or call 913.279.2225 to request one. The deadline for returning nominations is June 24, 2019.

For more information about the Reasons to Believe program, visit