Recognitions & Awards

ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes and honors former student athletes, coaches, administrators and significant contributors to the Prairie athletic program and/or contributions at the collegiate or professional level.  The following alumni and athletic contributors have been inducted into The Prairie School Athletic Hall of Fame.

ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME HONOREES

  • Jim Dudley ’74
  • Basketball, Tennis
  • Ralph Henkes  1967-1992
  • Coach, Soccer, Track, Golf, Wrestling
  • Jessica  MacVicar Golden ’72
  • Tennis, Field Hockey, Basketball, Track
  • Judson Shaufler ’75
  • Tennis
  • Earl Campbell ’76
  • Soccer
  • Nancy Geenen ’77
  • Tennis, Basketball
  • Helen Johnson Leipold ’74
  • Tennis, Field Hockey
  • Bryan Miesel ’77
  • Soccer
  • Mary Jane Carreno 1970-1978
  • Teacher, Coach, Girls’ Athletic Supervisor, Field Hockey, Basketball, Cheerleading, Middle School Sports
  • Jennifer Cook Qualley ’87
  • Tennis
  • Tom D’Orazio ’82
  • Basketball, Soccer
  • Bob Becker ’89
  • Soccer, Wrestling, Tennis ’09
  • Jay Porter ’79
  • Tennis ’09
  • Karen Corsica ’83
  • Softball, Basketball, Field Hockey ’12
  • John Gittings 1965-2012
  • Parent, Board Member, Loyal Advocate, Benefactor, Valued Pillar ’12
  • Cathy Taylor Pfarrer ’87
  • Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Teacher, Coach, Inducted in 2013
  • Brittany Holterman ’04
  • Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball and Soccer ’04
  • Terry Chapko ’04
  • Soccer, Basketball ’04
  • Harold Swanson
  • Coaching Tennis

DISTINGUISHED ARTIST’S WALL OF HONOR

The Performing and Visual Arts have always been a dynamic part of The Prairie School.  The following alumni have been honored as Distinguished Artists of The Prairie School.

DISTINGUISHED ARTISTS HONOREES

  • Connie Cage ’73
  • Art
  • Bill Reid ’73
  • Art
  • Dominic Miller ’78
  • Music
  • Jill Neubauer ’78
  • Art
  • Mark Lutz ’79
  • Music
  • Jonah Libster ’89
  • Music
  • Terrance Gray ’81
  • Music
  • Neil Patel  ’82
  • Scenic Design
  • Heather Martin Bixler ’82
  • Music
  • Ann-Elise Henzel ’83
  • Communications
  • Mary Osmundsen ’83
  • Art
  • Janice Martin ’85
  • Music
  • Andrea Early Cohen ‘86
  • Music
  • Andrew Isaacson ’95
  • Communications
  • David Simmons ’88
  • Music
  • Amanda Cosgrove Paffrath ’85
  • Beading and Glassblowing
  • Kristin Neubauer ’84
  • Acting

HONORARY ALUMNI AWARD

The Prairie School Alumni Association recognized teacher Catherine McCombs as an Honorary Alumna for her years of service to The Prairie School.

HONORARY ALUMNI AWARD HONOREES

  • Catherine McCombs ’13
  • Wm. Mark H. Murphy ’14
  • Pat Badger in ’14
  • Harold Swanson ’15
  • David Drewek ’15
  • Richard “Z” Zimmermann ’15

 

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