Honorees announced for District 206 Hall of FameThe fourth annual School District 206 Hall of Fame recognition luncheon and celebration is set for Friday, October 1 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria.
The fourth annual School District 206 Hall of Fame recognition luncheon and celebration is set for Friday, October 1 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria.
This event honors outstanding District 206 staff and alumni who have earned significant distinction or achievement in their chosen field.
Three individuals will be honored at this year’s luncheon – Bev “B” Lohrman Grossman, John Hammergren and Dr. Gerald Timm.
Bev “B” Lohrman
Alexandria teacher/coach, 1960-1980
• Alexandria physical education teacher and coach.
• Jefferson High School Teacher of the Year.
• First Alexandria girls’ athletics interscholastic coach.
• Breaking Barriers Award winner in girls’ athletics.
• Board member of the advisory board for Minnesota Track Meets.
• Official for the Minnesota State Track Meet.
Dr. Gerald Timm
Class of 1958
• Bachelor’s (1963), Master’s (1965) and Ph.D. (1967) degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota (U of M).
• Founder/president of GT Urological, LLC.
• Founded/co-founded four additional American medical device companies employing several thousand people.
• Outstanding Achievement Award winner from U of M Alumni Association.
• Professor of Urological Surgery at the U of M.
• Inventor/co-inventor of 21 U.S. Patents plus international counterparts.
• Instrumental in development of numerous urological medical devices.
• Author/co-author of 70 papers in technical/medical journals.
• Contributing author for sections/chapters in four textbooks
• Board member at Park Nicollet Health Systems; TRIA Orthopedic Center.
John H. Hammergren
Class of 1977
• Chairman of the board, President, CEO of McKesson Corporation.
• Chairman of the Healthcare Leadership Council.
• Named to 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare Magazine.
• Co-author of Skin in the Game.
• Director of Hewlett-Packard Company.
• Director of Nadro, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico).
• Member of the Business Council and the Business Roundtable.
Nominees must be a graduate of District 206 with a graduation date of 1987 or earlier, or be a former or retired staff member who served a minimum of 10 years who made an impact on the lives of students.
Final selections of honorees are made by the all-volunteer Education Foundation board of directors. Questions on the Hall of Fame event can be directed to Susan Scarborough, board chair of the Education Foundation, (320) 762-3310 ext. 4271.
The luncheon is open to the public; tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Alexandria School District 206 Community Education office, 1410 South McKay Avenue, Suite 201 in the Woodland Elementary School.