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Inductees 1992


 Mr. Roland Michener

  Graduated - 1917,    Inducted - 1992

Mr. Roland Michener was born in Lacombe, NWT in 1900.  He graduated from Red Deer High School in 1917, and was inducted to the LTCHS Hall of Fame in 1992.  A tremendous advocate of physical fitness, Mr. Michener was still jogging and climbing mountains into his 80’s.

  • Attended the University of Alberta receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors
  • A Rhodes Scholar
  • Member of Ontario Legislature
  • Member of Parliament
  • Speaker of the House of Commons, 1957-1962
  • Canadian High Commissioner to India
  • Governor General of Canada 1967-1974
  • First Chancellor of Order of Canada
  • Chancellor, Queen’s University



          Garry Lindberg

Graduated - 1954 - Inducted - 1992

Dr. Garry Lindberg graduated from LTCHS in 1954 and went on to a distinguished career working with the Canada Space Agency.  From 1974 - 1981 he was in charge of the group that developed the Canadarm, used on the Space Shuttle.  He was inducted into the LTCHS Hall of Fame in 1992.


  • Doctorate in Engineering Mechanics, University of Cambridge, England
  • Project Manager of the Space Shuttle Attached Remote Manipulator System (Canadarm)
  • Executive Director, National Research Council
  • Vice President, Corporate Services and Research, Canadian Space Agency
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics (with Distinction), University of Alberta
  • Authored over fifty papers and reports



               James Foster

Graduated - 1958 - Inducted - 1992

Mr. James Lambert Foster graduated from LTCHS in 1958, and was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1992. 

  • Law Degree from the University of Alberta
  • Member of Alberta Legislature; elected in 1971 serving two terms as a cabinet minister
  • Minister of Advanced Education, Government of Alberta 1971 - 1975
  •  Attorney General of Alberta 1975 - 1979
  • Appointed as judge to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and is currently serving in that position in Red Deer



             Stuart Sutherland

Graduated - 1959 - Inducted - 1992

Stuart Sutherland graduated from Lindsay Thurber in 1959 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1992.

  • Outstanding athlete excelling in football and hockey
  • Distinguished twenty-five year record with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police,working for part of his career in undercover work fighting the  international drug trade



          Marjorie Ann Nichols

Graduated - 1962 - Inducted - 1992

Marjorie Ann Nichols graduated in 1962 and was one of the initial inductees to the Hall of Fame in 1992. 


  • While still in high school was an alternate in the 1960 Winter Olympics in Speed Skating
  • Graduated from the University of Montana in Journalism
  • Randolph Hearst Foundation Certificate of Excellence (News Writing)
  • The ultimate professional with a distinguished career in political reporting as one of Canada’s most fearless reporters.  “Relentless adversary of politicians, the ultimate professional.” - John Turner.  “The absolute embodiment of integrity.” - Ottawa Citizen