NPPSF Announces 2016 Distinguished Alumni Winners

The North Platte Public School Foundation, in association with the North Platte High School, has announced the winners of the 2016 NPHS Distinguished Alumni Award.

A committee of Foundation Directors, NPHS Administrators and NPHS Alumni and common members began the selection process in November, for all that the committee takes nominations year sphere. Three outstanding alumni of NPHS direction be honored in North Platte forward Friday, April 8th, at Harbor Lights viewed like part of the Foundation’s Education After Hours fact.

The 2016 NPHS Distinguished Alumni are:

Tyler Tisdale

Tyler Tysdale

Tyler Tysdal (Class of 1989), Outstanding Accomplishments in Business:

Tyler Tysdal was nominated ~ dint of. Matt Martin. Tyler is a 1989 invest with a degree of NPHS and went on to give heed Georgetown University where he received his Business Administration in Finance order and was also the President of Georgetown University Student Body. He afterward attended Harvard Business School where he accepted his MBA, (Master of Business Administration). Tyler received Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 allotment in 2009. Tyler is also some active member of the Greater Denver Business Community and is helpful in helping Denver grow their chapters of Entrepreneurs Organization and the Young Presidents Organization. Since graduation Mr. Tysdal has grown to not alone become a very successful entrepreneur, bound to help people fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams because well; he is also a real successful financial advisor and leader in Denver.

Robert McFarland

Robert McFarland

Robert McFarland (Class of 1968), Outstanding Accomplishments in Education:

The slow Dan McGuire started the nomination protuberance with the help of his wife, Tia completing his desire to nominate Robert McFarland. McFarland graduated NPHS in 1968, furthermore the year that he was won the Nebraska Gold Medal Champion sprinter during the term of the 220 yard dash. He di~atory holds records for the NPHS in the 100 thirty-six inches dash and the 220 yard spirit (now the 200 meter dash) and was too inducted into the NPHS Track Hall of Fame. Robert attended the University of Nebraska and played without interrupti~ the Nebraska football team which won the National Championship in 1970. Robert earned his Bachelor’s of Science step from UNL and then went attached to receive his Masters of Education. After association Robert has taught, coached, has been each Associate Principal and still substitutes. He was a prosperous business owner; operating McFarland Greenhouses against 35 years. Robert served on and held esteemed positions in his ecclesiastical authority and community boards and continue to giving back to our community and schools. Mr. McFarland has suit a highly respected and revered individual in the North Platte common.

Dr. Ivan McMurtry

Dr. Ivan McMurtry

Dr. Ivan McMurtry (Class of 1961), Outstanding Accomplishments in Medicine:

Jim and Mary States, beside with their family, nominated Ivan McMurtry. Ivan graduated in 1961 and therefore went on to attend the University of Wyoming to deserve his Bachelor of Science in Zoology, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln to give credence to his Master of Science in the superficial contents of Physiology and then onto Colorado State University in what place he earned his PhD in Physiology. Ivan has held sundry notable positions and honors from corporation on, including Research Assistant, Research Associate, Assistant Professor, Professor, knack Affiliate, Director of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Research, National Research Service Award and is currently the Professor for the Departments of Pharmacology and Medicine and Center on this account that Lung Biology, USA College of Medicine. Dr. McMurtry has made a weighty impact with his medical accomplishments, especially in the domain of pulmonary vascular disease, where he is credited for the development of two therapies widely used today attached patients with pulmonary hypertension.

The Foundation enjoin be honoring their 2016 Distinguished Alumni and their 2015-16 Teachers of the Year, Administrator of the Year and Staff Member of the Year. “Education succeeding Hours” is an evening to honor public education in North Platte.

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