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Mary Alice Kubovy
Class of 1961 - Inducted 1994
Mary Alice was inducted into the SHSAA Hall of Fame in 1994.
Mary Alice Kubovy is recognized across the country as one of its finest science teachers. For 28 of her 29 years in education, she has taught chemistry at Benson High School. While she currently resides with the Bunnies, her roots are firmly planted in Packer-land. Ms. Kubovy attended both Sts. Peter & Paul and Indian Hills Schools prior to enrolling at SHS.
She remains a South Omaha resident and continues to work in her parish as organist and as an officer on various church boards. Mary Alice is also a member of the Metropolitan Science and Engineering Fair and serves on the Benson High 2000 Committee. Among her honors are the Benson High Outstanding Teacher Award, the prestigious Alice Buffet Award for Outstanding Teaching and the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching.
She currently is a member of the five member teaching team associated with Creighton University which is conducting workshops for new teachers as a project of the National Science Foundation.