TAC Lifetime Achieve Awards

TAC’s 5th Annual Lifetime Achievement Program

On Saturday, September 30th, the Tiger Alumni Center (TAC)  celebrated the lifetime achievements of three distinguished school district employees and one alumni. 

The 2017 outstanding recipients, nominated by the TAC members, are the following:    

•             Frank Bernard Godeke (1901 - 1997) graduated from Olney Township High School around 1918 (Teacher, Olney Township High School, 1925-39 and ERHS principal (1951-1961) and teacher, 1951-1966);

•             Harry Hillis, Jr. (Olney Township High School, 1946), a local volunteer activist, served as local publisher and an East Richland school board member for 40 years;

•             Sm Kieffer III (ERHS Class of 1960) has been a lifetime volunteer activist whose most far reaching community achievement was the organizing of the Pueblo Sports & Soccer Association in 1979, which within 2 years had over 2500 kids playing soccer; and

•             Dr. Gerald M. Mastio (1932 - 2012) was a retired physician and surgeon at Weber Medical Clinic for over 30 years and President of the East Richland School Board for 10 years, a leader putting students first and promoting quality education as an essential part of life.


LTA Chair and Master of Ceremony


Frank Bernard Godeke 

Left, Teacher, 1928   ---   Principal, 1960




Nominator Tom Weber

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