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Hall of Honor

Nominations for the Grand Island Senior High School Hall of Honor are accepted throughout each year. The Hall of Honor Committee will review all submitted nominations and honor inductees every other year. We are excited to announce the Hall of Honor Banquet & Celebration will be held again on Tuesday, March 12, 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.

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.

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