Alumni Wall of Honor
To perpetuate our tradition of excellence and inspire current students, outstanding alumni are selected annually by the Olathe Public Schools Alumni Association for Wall of Honor recognition. The purpose of this prestigious award is to recognize Olathe School District alumni for their lifetime achievements.
Candidates must be Olathe Public Schools graduates, must have graduated at least 20 years prior to the nomination, and must have attained a high level of achievement in at least one of the following areas: personal and/or professional life; community/ humanitarian service; or lifelong commitment to educational excellence.
The first class of honorees was inducted in 2007. Through 2018, 72 outstanding alums and nine Distinguished Persons of Honor have been inducted.
Additional graduates will be selected each year by a committee of the Olathe Public Schools Alumni Association. Nominations are accepted on an ongoing basis, but must be received by March 1 to be considered for that year's inductions.
The association has a touch-screen kiosk and plaques honoring each inductee in the lobby of the district's Education Center, 14160 Black Bob Road, Olathe, Kansas.
(Photo: Diane Gossage and 2009 honoree Don Temple view his biography on the touch-screen kiosk in the Education Center.)