Hall of Honor

The Hall of Honor was established in 1993 with two main goals:

  • To recognize graduates of Ankeny High School for outstanding achievements and contributions to society after graduation.
  • To promote role models for students enrolled in Ankeny High School.

Their picture, along with their biographies hang in the high school commons.

Selection criteria to be inducted into the hall include:

  • Candidates must have graduated from Ankeny High School at least 10 years prior to the induction.
  • Candidates must have contributed to his or her community in an exemplary manner.
  • Candidates must have achieved outstanding success in business, academics, education, the Arts, humanitarian efforts, or community service.
  • Candidates must be or have been a distinguished role model for students at Ankeny High School.

Nomination Form

Recipients

Recipient Year

Year of Graduation

Recipient

2016   Ron Sampson
    Steve Van Oort
     
2015 1948 Willis Stittsworth 
     
2014 1985 Paul R. Rhoads
 
2013 1977 Judy Bradshaw
 
2012 1947 John Lundstrom
 
2011 1954 Joe Morr
 
2010

1959

1968

Marilyn Efte Asay

Dr. Douglas Leavengood

2009 1929

1977
Roger J. Piearrci

Tom Ellenberger DVM, PhD. 
 
2008

1958

1958

Merle O. Johnson

Roger W. Spahr
2007 1951

1972
Beverly Stall Allen

Dennis Frisk
 
2006  - 

1953
Fontana Brothers

Rod and Dee White Lein
 
2005 1963 Ronald Roberts
 
2004 1983 Thane Peterson
 
2003 1992 Dan Piper
 
2002 1951 Robert "Barney" Allaman
 
2001 1940

1949
Eleanor Gibson-Tilton

Joyce Struthers Lundstrom
 
2000

1965

JoAnn Kochheiser Adamson
1999  - 

1937
The Ballards--Gerald, Orville and Cecil

Asa Hutton
 
1998 1917

1959
Manila Abuhl Coppock

Dr. Gerald L. Dutcher
 
1997 1940

1975
Cornelius Hutton

Steve Moyer
 
1996 1934

1943
Willard Nagle

Dr. Richard T. Howard
 
1995 1935

1944

1953
Myrtle Sexauer

Richard Logli

Marvin Nichols
 
1994 1929

1935

1939

1963
Vernon W. Smith

Virgian Person Snyder

Doug Conway

Cathy Hull O'Brien
 
1993 1916

1938

1943

1945

1968
Lloyd E. Brewbaker

Dr. Nello A. Lamberti

Chester F. Randolph

Reno D. Bertogli

Dennis A. Albaugh