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.
Gen. Theodore Buechler
Class of 1912
Hall of Honor 1983
Gen. Theodore Buechler was a four star general, giving 36 years of illustrious service to the U.S. Army.
A 1917 graduate of West Point, Buechler served under Gen. Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines, as well as under President Dwight D. Eisenhower during World War II. In 1942, he was promoted to Brigadier General.
Mr. Buechler organized the Grand Island area civil defense planning following his 1953 retirement.