Dave Bolhuis: Service to Hudsonville Public Schools/Community Inductee

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Hudsonville High School graduate and retired science teacher Dave Bolhuis has left a resounding impact on the Hudsonville Public School System and the community. Dave’s passion for science inspired his students but was not limited to learning in a traditional classroom setting. Dave was instrumental in the development and launch of the Summer Science program, […]

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Marcia Wierda: Service to Hudsonville Public Schools/Community Inductee

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A graduate of Hudsonville Public Schools, Marcia (Brandt) Wierda was a sustained example of contribution, from teaching at Bauer Elementary to later dedicating much of her life to philanthropy following her retirement. Her influence in the lives of Hudsonville students and the community through her leadership made her a wonderful choice as one of the inaugural recipients of the Distinguished […]

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Marvin J. Overway: Honorary Achievement/Contribution to the Hudsonville Public Schools/Community Inductee

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Marvin J. Overway attended the Colorado School of Mines to study physics before being deployed to the European theatre in World War II. During that time, he served as a tank commander in Italy. Serving in a classified unit consisting of physicists, their work centred around counterintelligence. Overway and his battalion were charged with distracting […]

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Esther Luttikhuizen: Cultural/Performing Arts Distinguished Alumni Inductee

Esther Luttikhuizen attended the Hudsonville Public School system from kindergarten through graduation in 1969. Her interest in the visual arts emerged during high school. She attended Hope College where she majored in studio art and graduated in 1973. Moving to the East Coast after college, she established an active studio practice and began exhibiting and selling her […]

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