2017 Hall of Fame Reception

Congratulations 2017 Hall of Fame Recipients!

The 23rd Annual Hall of Fame Reception was held on October 22nd at Elkhorn South High School.  Congratulations to our 2017 Hall of Fame Award Recipients!

  • Carl L. White Educator of the Year – Laura Seyl (Spring Ridge Elementary)
  • Golden Apple Educator of the Year – Kendra Smith (Fire Ridge Elementary)
  • Former Educator of the Year – Dr. Dennis Flood
  • Support Staff Member of the Year – Steven Smith (Arbor View Elementary)
  • Alumni of the Year – Julie Mahloch
  • Alumni of the Year – Doug Nielsen
  • Partners in Education Mentor of the Year – Patti Franz
  • Community Booster of the Year – Jodi Schendt (Popperista Gourmet Popcorn)
  • Volunteer of the Year – Tom Scott

Thank you Grant A Wish Classroom Grant Donors!


Elkhorn Public Schools representatives accepted a check for $166,000 for classroom grants from the Foundation at the Hall of Fame Reception. Each school will display a check highlighting the amount received and thanking their donors.  Pictured above are Laurinda Petersen (Spring Ridge Elementary), Chad Soupir (Elkhorn Valley View Middle School), Mark Kalvoda (Elkhorn South High School), Troy Sidders (Arbor View Elementary), Deb Garrison (Elkhorn Middle School),  Dan Radicia (Elkhorn High School), Jen Coltvet (West Bay Elementary), Jan Peterson (Sagewood Elementary), Pam Wahl (West Dodge Station Elementary), Deb Madden (Hillrise Elementary), Andy Luebbe (Skyline Elementary) and Mike Tomjack (Elkhorn Grandview Middle School).

Thank You Hall of Fame Sponsors!

Hall of Fame Benefactors:

Hall of Fame Patrons:

Hall of Fame Sponsors:

Steve & Becky Baker

Bishop Business

Dr. Roger & Judy Breed

Aaron & Brenda Clark

The Huddleston/Blair Group at Morgan Stanley

Judy Miller In Memory of Larry K. Miller

OrthoNebraska – Dr. Scott Reynolds

Brian & Becky Vinchur

Thank you to our many Foundation Friend Sponsors!