Jaime Vance ‘94 next presented the Junior Distinguished Alumnus Award to her husband Matt Vance ‘91. Jaime explained “Matt always knew he wanted to be in education and that was a strong bond he shared with his grandfather Grayson Mahin. Vance worked his way up the education and administration ranks with positions at Greensburg and Greenfield. Vance proudly returned to R.C.H.S. in 2008 when he accepted the position of Principal. He was named District Principal of the year and the Indiana Association of Student Council’s Administrator of the year awards, both in 2011. Matt recently took the position of Asst. Superintendent of Rush County Schools and is working towards his Doctorate of Education.
Phil Voiles ‘60 was memorialized by President McCane. Mr. Voiles had been an active and long-time volunteer and member of the RHS/RCHS Alumni Association Board of Directors until his passing in March of 2013. Members of Mr. Voiles’ Family were on hand to accept a plaque honoring Mr. Voiles’ service to the Association.
The next reunion will be in June of 2014.