Astronomical League Bylaws and Standing Resolutions

Standing Resolution #14: The Jack Horkheimer Award


Enacted 7/21/1998, at French Lick, In.; Amended 7/13/1999, at Cheney, Wa.

  1. The League shall present an annual Jack Horkheimer Award to a League member under the age of 19 for outstanding service to the League or League member societies.

  2. The Award shall be chaired by the League Vice-President who shall (a) solicit award nominations and (b) recruit, from among the League Council members, a panel of judges from at least three regions to evaluate nominees.

  3. The Award shall consist of (a) a plaque and (b) a cash prize of $1,000 donated by award sponsor, Jack Horkheimer. The Award shall be presented at the banquet of the annual convention or, if no banquet is held, at the largest gathering of League members at the convention.

  4. The Committee Chair shall maintain a list of nominees who are not selected and shall submit those nominees for consideration in future years, if still eligible.

  5. Award committees shall report award winners, and the justification for their awards to the Reflector Editor, League Webmaster, and League Publicity Chair within 30 days of the presentation of the award.

Further Reading...


Next Standing Resolution (S.R. 15 - The Mabel Sterns Award).

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