Welcome Valley Grads and Friends of the Akron / Mentone Communities

Two thirds of 8000 alumni of Tippecanoe Valley -- and the schools that created it -- no longer live in the school district. This blog is intended to keep us all connected, to news of our hometowns and of each other.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

2011 Distinguished Alumni Named

Twelve graduates of Tippecanoe Valley High School -- from each decade of the school's existence and several walks of life -- have been named the Distinguished Alumni Class of 2011. They are:

Vernon Goodman '77

Greg Hoover '78

Sherri Miller Johnson '78

Kevin Deardorff '79

Todd Stokes '82

Jerry Meadows '82

Dean Trippiedi '88

Jason Bowman '95

Nicole Borem '95

Mikah Lukens '99

Jayme McCalla Parker '01

Rebekah Parker '04

(Click on their names to read their stories, as captured by Rochester Sentinel correspondent Ann Allen -- thanks, Ann!)

This is the second year for the Distinguished Alumni program, in which Valley graduates in a wide range of professional and civic endeavors are recognized for their achievement, and return to spend a day with current students and to be honored at a public dinner and reception prior to a home football game -- this year, on September 23.

The 2010 class of distinguished alumni can be viewed here.

Monday, July 25, 2011

"View of the Valley": The School Corporation's newsletter

Here's a link to the new edition of the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation's quarterly newsletter, "View of the Valley:"

Click here.

The school corporation mails this publication to every household within the district. The alumni blog is pleased to use the magic of the internet to share it with interested Valley graduates around the state and world. If you see articles here that would interest friends or family who live outside the school district, please forward a link to this blog post to them!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011