EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HONORABLE MENTION
I hope she gets an honorable mention, even if she can't hit the prize.
Half a dozen women have honorable mention and one cannot be told from the other.
He was a worthy citizen, well deserving of honorable mention.
Miss Mary also received her full share of the credit, nor was the kettle excluded from honorable mention.
Honorable mention might be made of many others who have spent time and money without stint in efforts to advance this cause.
For Grant's honorable mention he received the brevet rank of captain, to date from the day of the battle of Chapultepec.
All the good little girls get prizes, but I wish he wouldn't go back to that honorable mention of mine.
Such, too, was Mr. Shillitoe, of whom honorable mention will be made in another place;—besides many more.
Honorable mention was made of other exhibitors whose works did not entitle them to medals.
His "honorable mention" had been earned by not running away anyhow.