Wall of Honor

Nicholas Gaspelin, Ph.D.
2021 Wall of Honor Recipient

Nicholas Gaspelin, Ph.D. has been named the recipient of the 2021 Pleasant Valley Community School District’s Wall of Honor Award. Dr. Gaspelin graduated from PVHS in 2004 and has spent his life dedicated to the research of attention and distraction in humans - such as those observed in people with learning disabilities, neurological disorders, or psychiatric conditions.

As a cognitive neuroscientist, Dr. Gaspelin has focused his research on understanding attentional mechanisms using multiple converging approaches including behavior experiments, infrared eye-tracking, and event-related potentials (ERPs).

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Wall of Honor Nominations

Wall of Honor Recipients

The Wall of Honor Program was established in 1999 to recognize distinguished alumni who have graduated from Pleasant Valley High School. Nominees must have graduated 10 years or more prior to induction and must meet the following criteria:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Outstanding success in their career
  • Made a significant contribution to the community or society
  • Demonstrated significant accomplishments in business or professional life
  • Distinguished human service

Persons wishing to submit a name for consideration as a Wall of Honor honoree must fill out this form or send a letter of nomination to:

Attn: Wall of Honor Nomination
Pleasant Valley Community High School
604 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722

In the letter, please indicate the reasons why the individual should be considered for the Wall of Honor and the nominee’s current address, telephone number, biography or resume of the individual being nominated. Nominations received will be added to the pool of nominees from previous years.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call:
(563)332-5151 ext. 5118.


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