Northshore Wall of Honor 2011 inductees have their day

2011 Northshore Wall of Honor inductees with school-district officials and organizers. - COURTESY PHOTO
2011 Northshore Wall of Honor inductees with school-district officials and organizers.
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Fifteen Northshore School District alumni, former staff or board members were recognized at a Wall of Honor induction ceremony Aug. 16 at Pop Keeney Stadium. The Wall of Honor recognizes the outstanding achievements of Northshore alumni, staff and volunteers who have made a significant contribution to the district, community, state, nation or world.

This year's inductees include:

• Jeanne Allen, Bothell High, 1963

Fashion designer and manufacturer, author, civic leader and mentor

• Lt. Col. Colin "Arnie" Clarke, Bothell High, 1954

U.S. Air Force pilot who served four tours of duty in Vietnam, Air Force cross for heroism recipient and youth aviation mentor

• Al DeYoung, Bothell High, 1947

Philanthropist, community leader for Northshore School District schools and Evergreen Hospital

• Arne Dixon, Bothell High, 1977

Creator of a motivational school-assembly program that promotes academic achievement through character development

• Dr. Igor Gladstone, Bothell High, 1973

Pediatric and neonatal medical research scientist and University of Oregon professor

• Ronald S. Green Sr., Bothell High, 1935

Northshore international student exchange program founder, Bothell performing arts pioneer

• Allen L. Haynes, Bothell High, 1963

Northshore visionary principal 1982-2003, Washington State “Excellence in Education Outstanding Principal” award recipient

• Aarlie Olson Hull, Bothell High, 1960

New Guinea business executive, advocate for impoverished women and children

• Janet Green Hunter, Bothell High, 1963

Learning disabilities and mental-health advocate, high-school international exchange volunteer for 34 years

• Dr. Ivan J. Klein, Bothell High, 1927

Research scientist, co-inventor of nylon and crucial aluminum recovery process

• Gene Gentry McMahon, Bothell High, 1961

Renowned Northwest artist, teacher, mentor and arts advocate

• Dr. James “Bob” Milam, Bothell High, 1940

Decorated World War II pilot, addiction research psychologist and author

• David A. Miller, Woodinville High, 1991

Director, playwright, educator, actor and mentor to inner-city students

• Dick Nicholl, Bothell High, 1957

Washington State/Pacific NW Coaches Hall of Fame inductee, youth sports advocate and mentor

• Dr. Erman A. Pearson, Bothell High, 1938

Renowned water and environmental research scientist, University of California professor

The Wall of Honor is made possible thanks to the generous donations of community members and serves as a permanent reminder of Northshore's rich history and tradition of excellence and service.

An annual nomination and inductee selection process identifies individuals to be added to the Wall of Honor. For more information, visit

Pop Keeney Stadium is located at 18603 Bothell Way N.E., Bothell.

Last year's inaugural honorees:

• Music teacher Bernie Ackerman

• Choral director Dennis Behrens

• Olympic synchronized swimmer Tracie Ruiz Conforto

• Roger Fisher, founder of rock group Heart

• Dr. John Halver

• Rhodes Scholar Hebbel Hoff

• Former Superintendent Julian Karp

• School-board member and teacher Ina Knutsen

• Olympic synchronized swimmer Candy Costie Merrill

• Former Alaska Gov. Keith Miller

• Patty Murray, represented by her sister Dr. Sid Nelson

• Northshore basketball coach Larry Peterson

• Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Peter Rinearson

• Dr. John Sutherland

• Karen Scholl Thorndike, sailed solo around the world

• Astronomer Gary Wegner

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