Hall of Fame – April 12, 2024 – Benson Theatre

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There will be seven distinguished graduates and a booster graduate

inducted into the Benson High School Hall of Fame.

Selected as Distinguished Graduates:

Betty Thornton Petersen, Class of 1944

First female mayor of North Platte, Nebraska (posthumous selection)

Susan E. Turner, Class of 1963

Retired attorney, teacher and community volunteer. Santa Fe, New Mexico

Charles Hall, Class of 1976

High Performance Computing (HPC) & Artificial Intelligence (AI) principal technologist, Athens, Alabama

Ricky Ruffin, Class of 1978

Omaha Public Schools teacher, coach and mentor

Giovanni Jones, Class of 1991

Manager of Training & Development, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha

Briana McLeod Larsen, Class of 1993

Principal, Boyd Elementary School, Omaha

Dr. Mathew Davey, Class of 1999

Dermatologist, Omaha

Selected as Outstanding Booster-Graduate:

 Wyatt Gardner, Class of 1988

Longtime Benson High volunteer

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