From left: Board President Jacque Harms, Holy Spirit Pastor Fr. Jim Novakowski, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, St. Patrick Pastor Fr. Jim Golka, Endowment Director Wendy Dodson, Superintendent Kevin Dodson and retired Superintendent Bill McGahan.
The North Platte Catholic School Board of Education was recently presented with the NCEA "Outstanding Boards of Catholic Education" Award.Several representatives of the school attended the annual National Catholic Educational Association convocation in Houston, Texas, where the award was presented at a luncheon gathering of the NCEA Boards and Councils Department.
The awards recognize "the outstanding work of a few boards and to thank all who share in the increasingly complex task of governing Catholic schools and educational programs."
It was presented by boards and councils department leader Regina Haney.
The North Platte Catholic Schools Board has served the school and Catholic Community for 48 years. It was organized in 1965 by Pastor Msgr. Lawrence Portrey and Superintendent Fr. Thomas Mullowney.
The current members of the Catholic school board are: Fr. Jim Novakowski, Fr. Jim Golka, Jacque Harms, John McClellen, Pat Keenan, Tim O'Connor, Deb O'Malley and Toni Slattery.