Distinguished Alumni

The Education Foundation of Hudson honors past graduates of the Hudson School District with the Distinguished Alumni Award. The purpose of the Hudson High School Distinguished Alumni Award is to provide inspirational role models for students, to provide recognition for past graduates, and to promote a legacy of community pride.


Distinguished Alumni Recipients

Fred C. Andersen (1903)Ann F. Murphy (1909)
Frank J. Ruemmele (1915)Stanley R. Beggs (1920)
Helen Hughes (1922)Robert George Varnum (1923)
Doris Engdahl (1924)David Kelly (1929)
Marion Hawkins (1934)Willis H. Miller (1936)
Mildred (Wink) Obermueller (1937)Paul Clyde Helmick (1938)
Norman E. (Ole) Anderson (1939)Dr. Merle Edward Michaelson (1939)
Louis Almen (1943)Donald Gilbertson (1943)
Dr. Theodore W. Clymer (1945)Lyle J. Cameron (1947)
Dr. Warren Otterson (1947)June Lomnes Dahl (1948)
Mary L. (Jensen) Ellefson (1954)Thomas Evenson (1955)
Barbara Blakeman Richardson (1957)Jim Burton (1958)
Barbara J. Blaisdell (1959)Donald Linehan (1960)
Vonnie (Erb) St. Peter (1961)Mike Wakeling (1964)
Doug Stohlberg (1966)Dr. George S. Guldan (1967)
Jim Bertelsen (1968)Robin Ahrens (1970)
Pamela Matson (1971)Dr. Gail A. Cornwall (1976)
Beth Ruyak (1978)Daniel O’Connell (1981)
Wendell A. Petersen (1962)Dave Williamson (1966)
Dr. John G. Heywood (1958)Genevieve Cline Day (1900)
Michael Cassutt (1972)Tom O’Keefe (1955)
Tom O’Connell (1946)Elliot Ross (1967)
Dennis L. Hennessay (1892)Kenneth Larson (1953)
Judith A. Green (1960)Joan Richie (1944)
Leigh Livermore (1967)Garry Zappa (1974)
Gregory Fuchs (1991)Richard Fina (1965)
Nancy Cassatt (1978)Tom Zeuli (1971)
Jill Whalen (1980)