Greatness Awards Nominations Due April 20

3/28/2017 2:43 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

Together with Papillion La Vista Community Schools, the Papillion-La Vista Schools Foundation works to recognize those staff members who go above and beyond through an annual awards ceremony. Nominate a deserving individual for a Greatness Award!

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Derek Caster, 2013 - 2016 Hall of Fame Distinguished Alum

9/19/2016 4:25 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

Derek Caster was a leader among his peers at Papillion La Vista South High School. His compassion and energy in assisting and advocating for students with special needs inspired teachers and fellow students. Since his graduation in 2013, he has continued to educate and advocate for muscular dystrophy research. He is now the youngest Papillion La Vista Schools Hall of Fame inductee.

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Col. Anthony Deane, 1981 - 2016 Hall of Fame Distinguished Alum

9/16/2016 11:16 AM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

In creating a new approach in the field of counter-insurgency, Col. Anthony Deane directly contributed to achieving U.S. foreing policy and military objectives. His leadership throughout his Army career led to the 1981 Monarch graduate's Hall of Fame Distinguished Alum award.

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Dr. Scott Woodard, 1977 - 2016 Hall of Fame Distinguished Alum

9/13/2016 10:02 AM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

Scott Woodard was a three sport athlete at Papillion-La Vista High School before graduating in 1977. He went on to play wide receiver for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, and later earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska. In 2016, he was named Papillion La Vista Schools Hall of Fame Distinguished Alum.

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Dr. Toni Ganzel, 1971 - 2016 Hall of Fame Distinguished Alum

9/12/2016 4:22 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

A 1971 graduate of Papillion-La Vista High School, Toni Ganzel completed her residency in otolaryngology,and has held various positions in medical practice and academic medicine throughout her career. In 2013, Dr. Ganzel was named Dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. This year, she was named a Papillion La Vista Schools Hall of Fame Distinguished Alum.

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Kathy Kollars - 2016 Hall of Fame Legendary Educator

9/7/2016 2:40 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

Kathy Kollar's psychology classes inspired students to pursue careers in the area - and even to keep class projects decades after graduation. Her impact on students and fellow Monarch staff led to her 2016 Hall of Fame Legendary Educator award.

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Home for the Holidays Provides Meals for Families

12/10/2015 3:40 PM | by Papillion LaVista Schools Foundation

A bus tour of local establishments raised money to offer holiday meals to Papillion La Vista families in need.

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