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 email@example.com 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.
William R. Farrall
Class of 1948
Hall of Honor 1983
William R. Farrall is a successful manufacturer of electronic medical instruments.
Mr. Farrall has been President of Farrall Instruments, Inc. since 1958. Prior to that he was a design engineer at the Waters Corporation, and a technical assistant at the Mayo Clinic. He holds a patent on a Nitrogen Gas Analyzer and a Water Detector.
In 1974, Mr. Farrall founded “Behavioral Engineering,” a quarterly journal addressing the safe and ethical use of instruments and software in the treatment and analysis of mental problems.