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.
Leonard T. Fleischer
Class of 1931
Hall of Honor 1985
Leonard T. Fleischer is a farm manufacturer who was a pioneer in conservation tillage. He is the founder and chairman of the board of Fleischer Manufacturing, Inc., in Columbus.
He has helped attract industry to Columbus and keep it there. He was instrumental in organizing the Farm Equipment Managers Association.
Mr. Fleischer suggested the idea of a fall farm equipment show to the Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce, which the Chamber developed into Husker Harvest Days in 1978. This three-day show has become one of the largest in the world.