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Maumee, Ohio  43537
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Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipients

William Patrick (Pat) Donnelly ('61) 1943-2020  
Jeremy Joan Hewes ('62)   
Marshall B. Otwell ('62)   
Judith (Thompson) Barr, Sc.D., M.Ed. ('63)   
2020 2019
Douglas J. Brainard ('67) Bryce G. Harbaugh ('61)
Pamela J. Oatis, M.D. ('69)  Alan K. Fellhauer ('63)
Neil H. Buchanan ('77)  Rosie (Faulkner) Fellhauer ('65)
Shanda Gore, Ed.D. ('89)  Sylvia (Saldana) Washburn ('68)
Katie M. Stiles, Ph.D. ('00)  Kevin L. Alexander, O.D., Ph.D. ('69)
Merle Gulick ('24) 1906-1976
Jack Hiles ('68)
David Shugar ('68)
Carol Anne Hamilton O'Brien ('76)
Louise (Gallaway) Kish ('59)
Barbara Jo (Steele) Ansted Wilson ('67)
Gregory J. Smith('74)
Carol (Taylor) Tanner ('78)
Benjamin Plowman ('04)
2016 2015
Howard A. Rhinehalt ('17) 1898-1974
Lowell E. Gallaway ('47)
Ann Fessler ('67)
James (Jack) Steiner ('01)
James L. Chappuis, M.D. ('73)
Charles L. Holland ('75)
Daniel B. Miller ('80)
Stephen J. Macionsky, III ('83)
Amy Braunschweiger ('93)
2013 2012
Robert S. Hoag ('43) 1924-2012
Frances (Heilman) Anderson ('50)
Alfred Heilman ('53) 
Richard H. Carr ('75)
Reginald S. Jackson, Jr. ('64)
George L. Chapman ('65)
DeAnna (Burke) Emborski ('89)
2011 2010
Thomas E. Brady, Ph.D. ('62)
Lynn E. Olman ('65)
James W. Hyland, III ('69)
Robert L. Knepper ('77)
Bonnie (Betts) Staffel ('39)
Richard W. Kazmaier ('48)
James R. Cannaley ('63) 1945-2011
Douglas G. Smith, M.D. ('76)


Alumni Selected for Hall of Fame & Distinguished Alumnus Awards: Congratulations to these accomplished alumni and a coach selected for Maumee High School’s highest honors: induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame and Hall of Excellence & Contribution and the Distinguished Maumee High School Alumnus Award. Unfortunately, these awards will not be formally presented in January 2021 due to ongoing pandemic limitations. Winners will be invited to Maumee for a banquet and recognition at a varsity basketball game the weekend of January 21 & 22, 2022. 

2021 Maumee High School Distinguished Alumnus Award
William Patrick (Pat) Donnelly – MHS ‘61 (1943 – 2020)
Jeremy Joan Hewes – MHS ‘62 
Marshall B. Otwell – MHS ‘62
Judith (Thompson) Barr, Sc.D., M.Ed. – MHS ‘63 

2021 Maumee High School Athletic Hall of Fame
George L. (Caith) Chapman, IV – MHS ‘95
Benjamin “Bo” Waggoner – MHS ‘07 

2021 Maumee High School Athletic Hall of Excellence & Contribution
Larry Welch - Coach & Educator 

Make an honorary donation for an inductee: Are you interested in making a donation in honor of one of the Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame inductees? Your gift will be acknowledged by the Panther Pride Foundation. All gifts are tax-deductible.

Nominate a Maumee Grad for Distinguished Alumnus Award: August 15 of each year is the last day to nominate a Maumee High School graduate for the following year's Distinguished Alumnus Award. Please use this NOMINATION FORM. The purpose of this award is to recognize and honor graduates of Maumee High School who have made significant and noteworthy achievements as successful adults in their chosen careers and/or have served as benefactors to mankind. Winners will be notified by September 15 and the induction ceremony and banquet are in January each year.

Link to MHS Athletic Hall of Fame and Hall of Excellence & Contribution Inductees