Burke Outstanding Alumni Award Winners

Each year, Burke Alumni Association recognizes recognizes Burke alumni who have excelled in their chosen fields. If there is a Burke grad that you’d like to nominate, please let us know!

The Outstanding Alumni is presented to an alumnus who has made outstanding contributions in one or more of the following ways:

  • Exceptional accomplishment in chosen field.
  • Exceptional service in local, state or national affairs.
  • Exceptional service in support of the advancement and continued excellence of Burke High School and/or Omaha Public Schools.

Congratulations 2020 Winners!

Click on winner’s pictures/names for more information about these OUTSTANDING BULLDOGS!

Click above to read the award program

We have lots of videos of past award ceremonies and award winners over on the Memories page.

    Past Alumni Winners


    Laurie Smith Camp (1971)
    Michael McClymond (1976)
    Deb King-Ward (1979)
    Tim Carman (1980)
    Hon. Thomas Zimmerman (1980)
    Michael Sophir (1981)


    Deb Blair-Schorr (1979)
    Craig Anton (1980)
    Captain Matthew Rings (1981)
    John B. Jenkins (1984)
    Eugene Ohr (1986)
    Nne Ebong (1992)


    Scott Noble (1980)
    Brett Thomsen (1984)
    Dara Rosenberg (1998)

    George Andrews (1974)
    Rob Baker (1980)
    Randy Brown (1984)
    Richard Bruneteau (1974)
    Arlo Burk (1974)
    Craig Cooperrider (1972)
    Barney Cotton (1975)
    Van Deeb (1977)
    Harris Frankel (1978)
    Randy Greer (1969)
    Susan Hallstrom-Evanich (1972)
    Pat Hazell (1979)
    Clifford Herd (1970)
    Mike Hill (1967)
    Lori Hogan (1980)
    Oliver Hoig (1982)
    Darnetta Hunter (1997)
    Carol Johnessee (1973)

    Ryan Kaiser (1993)
    Greg Kruger (1976)
    Rod Kush (1975)
    Margaret Lim (1976)
    Pete McCann (1985)
    Camille Metoyer-Moten (1972)
    Chuck Meyers (1970)
    Maria Ridgway-Moran (1970)
    Debby (Furstenberg) Rinn-Harvey (1969)
    Nessie Miller-Swedlund (1964)
    James Sanduski (1977)
    Sandy Scott-Parker (1975)
    Steve Sershen (1973)
    Terry Watanabe (1975)
    Susan Wehner-Jones (1973)
    Merica Whitehall (1986)
    Daniel Weidner (1968)