By Jennifer Moffett
---- — Mr. Orme grew up in Rushville and assisted on his father’s farm. He attended Rushville Consolidated High School and graduated in 1984. He soon decided to attend Purdue University.
Mr. Orme graduated from Purdue University in 1988 with an Agriculture Education major. He soon began teaching at Rushville Consolidated High School in the Vocational Building. He began teaching at Rushville in 1989. He has proudfully taught at Rushville for 25 years as of this spring.
Mr. Orme is not only a teacher, but one of the best coaches for career development events, or as we call them CDE’s. He is the coach of Soils Judging, Crops Judging, Dairy Judging, and Parliamentary Procedure.
He’s been a teacher and a coach, but also a mentor and friend. Mr. Orme is a great man. He is always there when a student needs help. Mr. Orme has dedicated years to growing leaders both in and out of the classroom. The Rushville FFA would like to thank Mr. Orme for his years of service in the Agriculture Program and the FFA.