Alumni Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame Honoree Robert Dimski, M.D. attended Del City High School from 1972-1975. After graduating in 1975, he received his Bachelor of Arts in Zoology, with High Honors, from Texas Tech University in 1979. In 1983, he received his Medical Doctor degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center, Alpha Omega Alpha, in the top 10% of his class. Dr. Dimski received his Master of Business Administration Degree, with emphasis in Healthcare, from Oklahoma City University in 1998. He has been a family physician for over 25 years and Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine, Jul 1986-Dec 2013.
Dr. Dimski began his medical practice with Quillen Hughes, M.D. in the Del Crest Shopping Center in Del City. He is the founder of Mid-Del Family Physicians, Midwest City, Oklahoma. He was the Chief Resident, Department of Family Medicine, OU Health Science Center 1985-1986, Medical Director for Columbia Healthcare System of Oklahoma 1994-1999. Dr. Dimski was named to "Best Doctors" in Oklahoma 2008, 2009 and 2010. Dr. Dimski remains involved in the Mid-Del community as an Assistant Scoutmaster, BSA Troop 147, 1994-2004; Team Physician for Carl Albert High School Titans 1994-present; Volunteer Medical Director, Hospice Quality Care, Del City 2002-present; Board President, Angel Flight Oklahoma 2004-2009, and previously served as a member of the DCHS Alumni Hall of Fame Committee from 2007-2010. Dr. Dimski has been married to Pamela Lynn for 31 years. His daughter Katelynn and son Mark are both graduates of the Mid-Del School District. Dr. Dimski is active in leadership, choir and Spirit Singers at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Midwest City.
Hall of Fame Honoree Paul Bohannon attended Del City High School from 1965-1968. After graduating in 1968, he attended Oklahoma State University (OSU) where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. While he attended OSU, he was on the Dean's List, Omicron Delta Kappa, elected a member of the OSU Student Association Supreme Court, President of Delta Chi Fraternity, and Intra-Fraternity Council Representative. Mr. Bohannon received his Juris Doctor Degree at Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law in 1975, Order of the Coif. Mr. Bohannon has been a litigation attorney for 36 years primarily in the environmental context and is a Partner at Andrews Kurth LLP, The Woodlands, Texas. He has received numerous honors and awards, including Pro Bono College of Texas and listed in U.S. News and World Report' Nation's Best Lawyers as well as Chambers & Partners Leading Business Lawyers in America. Mr. Bohannon served as lead outside national counsel for Diamond Shamrock Chemicals riverine sites in Ohio, New Jersey, Texas, Connecticut and Alabama. He also served as outside national counsel for W.R. Grace in oil & gas and chemical environmental matters in Texas, New Mexico and Tennessee. In 2009, he counseled the Nation of Mongolia in the development of statutory and regulatory programs for enhanced citizen involvement in environmental issues. He is also a Pro Bono mediator for the City of Houston court system.
Mr. Bohannon is currently engaged as lead outside national counsel on frac litigation in Arkansas, Texas and Pennsylvania. He has received countless honors, including 1969 International DeMolay of the Year, 1969-1970 State Master Councilor of Oklahoma DeMolay Association, 1970 Oklahoma Legislature Citation of Congratulations, Designated April 18, 1970, by City of Del City as Paul Bohannon Recognition Day, 1970 Honorary Lt. Governor of Oklahoma, 1973-1975 Little League Umpire (Del City), 1992 Endowed ($25,000) University of New Mexico School of Law Environmental Excellence Award, 2002 ($50,000) International DeMolay Distinguished Service Award, 2007 Endowed ($50,000) John Cooper School Performing Arts Costume Program, 2008 Endowed ($125,000) Oklahoma State University Arts & Sciences Department Bohannon Award for Excellence in Political Science. He lectures at seminars and has authored numerous articles such as "Top 10 Do's and Don'ts of Environmental Crisis Response (PDF) Law 360 (June 8, 2010), "Is the Polluter Pays Principle All There is to Allocating Environmental Liability?" 37 BNA Environment Reporter 1870 (2006) and many, many others. Mr. Bohannon has substantial jury experience in enforcing environmental indemnities, having secured a 61,000,000 jury award for fraudulent inducement in the contractual context on the sale of a pipeline, which the settlement netted $57,000,000. He has worked with ASTM committees in the development of environmental standards and served as a panelist for the Lovelace Inhalation Toxicology Institute. He has 2 sons, one a Command Sergeant Major of New Military Institute and the other son is attending Appalachian School of Law in Virginia.
The 2011 inductees include: Brian Amend, Class of 1987; Paul Bohannon, Class of 1968; and Robert Dimski, Class of 1975.
Hall of Fame Honoree Brian Amend attended Del City High School from 1984-1987. After graduating in 1987 as Valedictorian, he attended the United States Coast Guard Academy from 1987 to 1989. Mr. Amend received his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in 1992 from the University of Oklahoma, with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting, with High Honors, in 1992. He received his Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance, Summa Cum Laude and Scholastic All-American, in 1997 from Oklahoma City University. Mr. Amend has remained involved in academics and taught various accounting courses in the Executive MBA Program as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Dallas. He also gives back to the community by serving as Treasurer on the Board of Directors at The Samaritan Inn, a homeless shelter in North Texas.
Mr. Amend began his career at the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen in Oklahoma City in 1992, where he received his Certified Public Accountant designation. He was then hired as Vice President of Internal Audit at Tinker Federal Credit Union in 1995. Mr. Amend moved to Dallas in 1997 to become the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dallas Teachers Credit Union. In 2007, he was named Managing Partner of AC Lordi Consulting, where he built an audit consulting firm from the ground up, with record revenues and profitability. As a result, he was named to the prestigious list of Dallas Business Journal's "Top 40 Business People Under 40 Years Old" in 2009. Mr. Amend credits his favorite teacher, Gayle Stout Fischer, for introducing him to the world of business and accounting. In 2010, Mr. Amend personally acquired AC Lordi Consulting in Dallas and subsequently merged the business with the international firm of Sunera Business Consulting, where he is the Managing Partner of the Dallas Office. In addition to being a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Amend is also a Certified Internal Auditor, and currently serves as the President of the Dallas Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He and his wife Johanna, along with their three children, Karina, Alec and Brian Andrew, reside in Richardson, Texas. He is also an avid endurance athlete, having completed several marathons and triathlons, including the Oklahoma City Marathon and Redman Triathlon in OKC. He frequently visits Del City to see his parents, Jerry and Shirley Amend.