Vikings of Distinction

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2010 Vikings of Distinction


Dorsyl Freels Brown, Class of 1954 - BS in Dietetics from UNO in 1959. Clinical Dietician at St. Joseph's Hospital, 1960 - 1970; Food Service Director, 1970 - 1974. Retired December 1996 as District Manager of ARAMARK Corporation, a health care support services corporation

Douglas Cody, Class of 1972-Emmy-winning writer, producer and a Vice President of Omaha's SKAR Advertising joined Creative Services at Walt Disney World where he wrote and produced advertising, TV programs, and management speeches. He went on to become head of Corporate Communications for multi-billion dollar international hospitality leader, Carlson Companies.

Fred W. McLafferty, Ph. D., Class of 1940 - Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry at Cornell University. Research efforts on molecular mass spectrometry. Co-authored 360 pulications, Nationnal Academy of Sciences. Honored with the Nichols Award in 1984

Charles McMinn, M.D., Class of 1962 - BA from Gustavus Adolphus in 1966, MD from UNMC 1970. A physician in family practice at the Florence Clinic to the present. On Omaha North High's first state champion tennis team as a senior.

Virginia Wheeler Stuart, Class of 1943 - Secreatrial support for several companies 1943 - 1954 and volunteer coordinator. One of first five founders of Omaha Botanical Gardens and has given 150 speeches and 18,000 hours, and developed newsletter and volunteer program. Active in many community groups.

Ernest J. White, Friend of North High - With the American National Bank in Omaha. Staunch, enthusiastic supporter of area schools, especially Omaha North High Magnet School and the North Omaha community.

Ruth (Betts) Seeley - Former North High Faculty, deceased.

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