Mission Statement

The mission of the Battle Creek Public Schools Hall of Fame is to honor those individuals who through their commitment, sacrifice, and dedication to Battle Creek Public Schools have brought pride and distinction to the district. May the BCPS Hall of Fame preserve the district's rich tradition of excellence and inspire future Braves, Bravettes, and community members to strive for higher achievements and more impactful involvement.

Hall of Fame Class of 2023

Battle Creek Public Schools is proud to announce the Hall of Fame Class of 2023! Members of the Hall of Fame Class of 2023 include:

Student/Alumnus: Carl Praeuner ('39)
Athletes: Doug Gardels ('59) and Robb Schnitzler ('82)
Teams: 1984-1987 Girls Basketball
Employee: Lorna Fundum ('42)
Supporters: Donna and Danny "Pete" Smith ('54)

Details About This Year's Event

Date and Time




Saturday, October 14, 2023. Tour of facilities at 4:00 PM. Social hour at 5:00 PM. Dinner at 6:00 PM. Induction ceremony at 7:00 PM.

Battle Creek High School - 605 W Martin St

Roast Beef, Chicken Breast, Cheesy Hash Browns, Green Beans, and Cake

$35 per adult; $20 per student (K-12); free for preschool and younger

To be guaranteed a meal, your RSVP needs to be received by the end of the day on October 4.

For more information, contact Ryan Heller, Hall of Fame President, by email or phone.
rheller@bcpsne.info || 402-841-4809

BCPS Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Induction Ceremony

Thank you everyone who helped make the inaugural Hall of Fame induction ceremony another memorable night in BC history! And thank you to everyone who helped make it possible! If you were not able to attend or just want to watch it again, you can watch the ceremony on our school's YouTube channel by clicking on the following link.

Click here to watch the BCPS Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Induction Ceremony

Hall of Fame Committee Members

Ryan Heller ('11), President
Bill Hughes ('73), Vice President
Jake Luhr, Treasurer
Joleen Zohner ('92), Secretary
Jeff Heimes

Cody Wintz
Jeremy Pochop ('88)
Joel Bierman ('81)
Tammy Bierman ('85)
Jay Prauner ('79)