Nominations for the Grand Island Senior High School Hall of Honor are accepted throughout each year. Nominations are reviewed each year and inductees are named. We are excited to announce the Hall of Honor Banquet & Celebration is projected to be held again in 2024.
The Hall of Honor, inaugurated in 1983, recognizes Grand Island Senior High School alumni who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the betterment of society. Nominees must have graduated more than 20 years ago from the high school. Each year, at least one person is inducted into the Hall of Honor.
Online nominations are encouraged using the online form below. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Paper nominations also accepted using the PDF below. Paper nomination forms must be returned to the Grand Island Public Schools Foundation, Attn: Kari Hooker-Leep, 123 S. Webb Rd., PO Box 4904, Grand Island, NE 68802.
Dr. Marie E. Knickrehm
Class of 1936
Hall of Honor 1985
Marie E. Knickrehm, Ph.D., was named Nebraska’s Outstanding Dietician in 1974.
Marie has published several articles and helped produce movies dealing with dietetics. During her 17 years as a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she developed a dietetic internship and in 1980 received the University’s Outstanding Teacher Award.
In 1981 the American Dietetic Association gave her its Medallion Award for her contributions to her profession.