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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.

Glen E. Nietfeld

Class of 1944
Hall of Honor 1987

Glen Nietfeld started working as a salesman in 1950 for the Westinghouse Supply Company and 22 years later became its president. In 1975 he was named vice president of the corporation and in 1980 received its highest award, the Westinghouse Order of Merit. 

While president, Mr. Nietfeld established goodwill and friendship to many areas of the world and personally established branches in Saudi Arabia, Korea, Canada and other countries.

Mr. Nietfeld died in 1984 and was posthumously given the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Electrical Distributors.

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