Wall of Honor

CANCELLED: Due to COVID-19, the Wall of Honor Ceremony in 2020 was cancelled.

The purpose of the Wall of Honor is to recognize and honor individuals who have unselfishly and diligently served the City of Fort Mitchell. Those chosen will have their names engraved on the granite wall in front of the Fort Mitchell City Building.

CLICK HERE for Nomination Form

Date of Ceremony: The ceremony takes place on Memorial Day every other year on even numbered years (2020, 2022, 2024…)

Submitting Nominations: Nominations can be submitted year round to the City Building: 2355 Dixie Highway Fort Mitchell. Ceremonies are held on Memorial Day of even numbered years (2020, 2022, 2024…)

Nominations/Supporting Documents: City of Ft. Mitchell, ATTN: Wall of Honor, 2355 Dixie Hwy, Ft. Mitchell, KY 41017

Nomination Guidelines:

  • Nominees must have served the City as either a retired or separated employee, volunteer, or elected official
  • If employee of City, contributions should include years of service and service above and beyond call of duty
  • No more than three people will be inducted into the Wall of Honor per year

Information to include in Nomination:

  • Service to City or community organizations
  • Organizations/Groups served
  • Length of service in various capacities
  • Specific instances or examples of how nominee’s work benefitted the community
  • Forms WILL NOT be accepted without name and address of person nominating
  • A minimum of two letters of support required per nominee

Past Inductees

  • 2018 Inductees – John P. Hehman, Edgar McNabb

John P. Hehman

John P. Hehman started with the City in 1980 as a life squad volunteer. He spent his entire career serving Fort Mitchell in various capacities, working his way up and retiring as Assistant Fire Chief.

Edgar McNabb

Edgar McNabb, referred to as “Mr. Beechwood” started at Beechwood during WWII and after seeing great potential in both academics and athletics, he stayed to coach and teach social studies for 43 years. Beechwood Board of Education named the athletic fields after him and inducted him into the Beechwood Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.

  • 2016 Inductees: Richard Gohs, James Wilshire, Todd Kleier
  • 2015 Inductees: Tim Gohs, Steve Hensley, John T. McKinley, Howard McClary
  • 2014 Inductees: Ben Snyder, Will Schroder, Mayor Edwards, Butch & Mary Wainscott
  • 2013 Inductees:Joyce Brophy Hubbell, William (Bill) Reis
  • 2012 Inductees:Robert Haley, Robert Zerhusen
  • 2011 Inductees:Charles P Dietz
  • 2010 Inductees:  Alexander Greer Simrall, Frank D. VanWinkle
  • 2009 Inductees:Thomas Lewin
  • 2008 Inductees: Wallace B. Allen, George Schrand, Jr.
  • 2007 Inductees: Paul Allgeyer, Patty Gohs, Gene Hitter, David Schrand
  • 2006 Inductees: Jerry Bogenschutz, Edward J. Elliott, Rich Hergott, David E. Jansing
  • 2005 Inductees: Patricia Becker, Thomas Becker Sr., George E. Engle, Clarence B. “Duna” Kleier, Juanita D. Kroger
  • 2004 Inductees: Jack Holman, Matthew P. Hehman, Steve Brandner, Richard Willman, William Race, Edward Legg
  • 2003 Inductees: Victor W. Dietz, Timothy W. Hollenkamp, Wilbert L. Ziegler, Hamon Lynn, Richard S. Nelson
  • 2002 Inductees: Gen. Ormsby Mitchel, William H. Boehmer, Thomas E. Holocher, Howard A. Pauly, Paul E. Redenheimer, William M. Zeidler, Charles A. Bogenschutz, John H. Schroder, John W. Menzies, Charles Frost, Joseph C. VonLehman, Carl R. Schmidt, Charles Schmidt, Lee J. Morand, William H. Goetz, Vincent P. Gohs, Robert J. Lubrecht, Denis H. Schrand, John D. Seifried, Ronald P. Becker, Raymond H. Becker, Rev. William Blees, Cyril C. Hollenkamp, Roy J. Moser, Anita Hergott