• Four Award Categories

    1. Athletic Hall of Fame
    2. Distinguished NHS Alumni
    3. Distinguished NWRI Educator
    4. Distinguished Friend of the Alumni

Award Criteria

  • If you would like to nominate someone for the Northwest Hall of Fame, please complete this form


    Athletic Hall of Fame

    Nominees will be NHS graduates who have been out of school at least ten years and who were;

    • selected to the First All-State Team or were State Champion
    • selected to the Second All-State Team or placed second in state
    • set and held a NHS record for five years or longer
    • selected to the All-Metro First Team
    • finished in the top six in the state multiple times
    • received All-Conference honors
    • received All-District honors
    • excelled at the collegiate level

    (NOTE:  nomination criteria is not listed in weighted order.)

    Distinguished NHS Alumni

    Nominees will have graduated from NHS at least ten years prior to selection and will be evaluated for;

    • excellence, accomplishments and recognition in their fields
    • continuing contributions to the Northwest schools 

    Distinguished NWRI Educator

    Nominees will be retired Northwest R-I School District teachers or administrators who;

    • had a significant and lasting impact on the lives of their students
    • retired from Northwest school at the end of his/her teaching career

    NOTE:  Posthumous nominations will be considered.

Distinguished Alumni

  • 2022
    Gary Barrett
    Joan C. Butler Cavagna
    Gary Nance

    Diana George
    Harold Selby
    Michael D. Werner

    CDR Mark Suyscorr, USN Ret.
    Frank Szofran
    Danny Tuggle

    Alan D. Means, PE
    Judge Darrell E. Missey
    Ruth Geerdes Wisdom, Rn, BSN

    Shannon Shy
    JoAnn Karll
    Bill May

    Susie Lipton Adams, PhD
    Will Nance
    Robert Yarbrough, PhD

    Captain J.L. Cummins
    Dennis Fuchs
    Victoria (Goad) James

    Kathleen (Holtgrewe) Weber
    Lynda (Bobbitt) Burgman
    Nelson Weber