Turner High School Alumni

Kansas City, Kansas (KS)

Alumni Stories

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Dr. James R. Andrews

Class of 1959

After graduation from THS in 1959, Jim Andrews attended Kansas University, completing degrees in Electrical Engineering; B.S., 1964; M.S., 1965; Ph.D., 1970. He is married to 1962 THS graduate Janet Middleton. They have three children: J. Scott (1966) who earned a B.S. in Economics from Kansas University and a M.B.A. in Marketing and Managing of Organizations from Columbia University; Steve (1969) who earned a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications at Northern Colorado University; Susan (1974)who earned a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.B.A. in Finance and Entrepreneurship, both at the University of Colorado.

After completing his Ph.D., Dr. Andrews worked for the US National Bureau of Standards (now NIST) in Boulder, Colorado until 1979, where he designed oscilloscopes and pulse generators. He published over 60 papers and was granted 3 patents; he was elected a Fellow in IEEE, a professional electrical engineering society. Dr. Andrews founded Picosecond Pulse Labs in 1980 and served as President until 1999. The company makes high-speed electronic test instruments and components. After receiving an Entrepreneur of Distinction Award from the Boulder Chamber of Commerce in 2001, Dr. Andrews retired from Picosecond Pulse Labs.

Dr. Andrews and his wife have recently established the James and Janet Andrews Turner High School/Kansas University Engineering Scholarship. The Scholarship pays all tuition and fees for up to five years of study, or until a degree is earned, to a deserving Turner High School graduate interested in studying engineering at Kansas University.

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Turner High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Golden Bears lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

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