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The Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah Education Foundation supports the Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah School District in its mission to provide a caring, innovative learning environment. The Foundation strives to make financial and other resources available to assist the School District in enhancing opportunities and related activities that are not ordinarily provided through its operation budget. To learn more about the Education Foundation, please click here.



Distinguished Alumni

This award honors ELGHS alumni who have been outstanding in their personal or professional accomplishments and have made significant achievements benefitting their local and/or global communities.  Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • The nominee must have graduated at least ten years ago from ELGHS
  • The nominee must have made a significant achievement in his or her career and noteworthy contributions to society on a local, regional, national, or international level. 

The award recipients can be nominated by anyone who is aware of the nominee’s accomplishments.  Application deadline each year is February 4th.  For more information or to get a paper copy of the application, contact Mr. Ryan Faris at 920-876-3381 ext. 3300.

Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form 

Award Recipients



Fire Chief Rob Schmidt



2021 recipients


Kim Buechel Mesun, Colonel Dick Kuehl





L-R Mr. & Mrs. Patrick O'Neil representing their son Dr. Jon O'Neil, Brig. Gen. Ron Wilson, Tom Wiese, Duane Schuler, Dr. Becky Burkalow



2018 recipients


L-R Schoenborn, Mrozinsky, Gritzmacher-Atkinson, Burgess, Weiss, Pam Garton accepting for her daughter Liz Garton Scanlon





L-R M. Vollbrecht, Dr. Ann Buechel Haack, Terri (Golbach) Laughlin, P Vollbrecht