2022 Distinguished Alumni Award

Ryan Jude Tanner ’97 is the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award. He is being formally recognized at the Night to Dream Big Gala on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 at the Ambiance in Quincy, Ill. Since graduating from Quincy High School in 1997, Ryan Jude Tanner’s name has become synonymous with development, excitement, and…

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2022 Dream Big Award

Longtime QSHS principal Richard “Dick” Heitholt is posthumously recognized as the recipient of the 2022 Dream Big Award. He is being formally recognized at the Night to Dream Big Gala on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 at the Ambiance in Quincy, Ill. Born in 1927 in Hannibal, Mo., Heitholt grew up in the Fall Creek area…

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QPS Foundation Announces Executive Director & Transition of Interim Executive Director

Lanier and Knudson

The Quincy Public Schools Foundation is excited to announce Heidi Lanier as the new, full-time executive director. In addition, Interim Executive Director Lindsay Knudson is stepping into the newly created role of Special Events and Fundraising Coordinator. Lanier has spent her career in educational non-profits, holding positions at Culver-Stockton College, Quincy University and Southern Oregon…

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Kathleen Dooley Aspiring Musician Scholarship 2020

The Kathleen Dooley Aspiring Musician Scholarship was established through the leadership of QHS Alum, Ryan Jude Tanner (Class of ’97), who founded The Kathleen Dooley Endowment for Advancement of Students of Music and the Arts in 2019. Nearly three generations of Kathi’s students contributed to the fund. It is a $500 scholarship awarded annually to a current QHS Sophomore…

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