KUSD seeks individuals to serve on planetarium naming committee

KUSD seeks individuals to serve on planetarium naming committee

KENOSHA, Wis. (April 8, 2024) – The Kenosha Unified School District invites members of the public to join a committee that will review recommendations for naming the Planetarium located at 3700 Washington Road. The final outcome of the committee will be submitted to the Board of Education for review and consideration on Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

Individuals interested in serving on the committee, or submitting the name of a person or place for consideration, should submit a letter of interest no later than Tuesday, April 16. Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Weiss will review letters of interest and notify selected members via email by Thursday, April 18. The committee will meet on Tuesday, April 23, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Educational Support Center Boardroom, 3600 52nd St. If additional time is needed, the committee will also meet on Tuesday, May 28, from 5-6:30 p.m.

Individuals submitting names for consideration should keep in mind the following:

  • Buildings must be named after a person or place.
  • Individuals must be deceased for at least two years before they may be nominated.
  • Individuals who are nominated must be limited to those who have historical significance, have performed exemplary service in the community or for humanity, have displayed outstanding leadership and/or are of exemplary moral character.
  • Places that are nominated must be very well known and have a great deal of significance to the district and/or community.
  • First consideration shall be given to local persons or places, but consideration may also be given to state, national and international persons.
  • Include the following information. as applicable, when submitting a name for consideration: outstanding contribution, historical significance, service to the community or humanity, outstanding leadership, miscellaneous

Letters of interest should contain current contact information, including name, email and phone number, and must be mailed to the Educational Support Center, ATTN: Georgia Nisich, 3600 52nd St., Kenosha, WI 53144, no later than April 16. Alternatively, they may be emailed to gnisich@kusd.edu or dropped off at the Educational Support Center between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.