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William Taylor & Mike Foor To Be Honored as Educators of Excellence

The IHS Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2024, winners of the Educator of Excellence Awards! This year we have selected two esteemed faculty members, William Taylor, biology teacher and Mike Foor, industrial technology teacher. Both will be recognized at a luncheon on March 11, at 11:30 a.m., in the Media Center at the High School. Please consider attending this celebration and share a memory about either of these instructors!

Educator of Excellence Nomination Form

PURPOSE: To recognize a former Independence Local School District faculty member/administrator who exemplified the true meaning of an educator through their dedication and devotion to the students of our school district.

GUIDELINES: Nominees selected must be able to attend, or send a representative to attend, all induction activities to be held at the Independence Alumni Association’s March meeting. This person must have been an Independence educator/administrator for at least 5 years.

AWARDS FOR 2024: The IHS Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2024, winners of the Educator of Excellence Awards! This year we have selected two esteemed faculty members, William Taylor, biology teacher and Mike Foor, industrial technology teacher. Both will be recognized at a luncheon on March 11, at 11:30 a.m., in the Media Center at the High School. Please consider attending this celebration and share a memory about either of these instructors!

Please feel free to submit a candidate for future consideration as an Educator of Excellence!

Educator of Excellence Nomination Form

Here is the list of past recipients

Class of 1964 Reunion

The I.H.S. Class of 1964 is planning a milestone 60-year reunion for the summer of 2024. The dates are Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30.

  • Friday, June 28 will be a welcome reception at the Bramley House in Independence.
  • Saturday, June 29 will be a very special “Christmas in June” event at Castle Noel in Medina, the largest indoor year-round Christmas-themed destination in America. The evening will include a museum tour followed by dinner and reception at the Castle’s new indoor/outdoor event facility.
  • Sunday, June 30 will be a farewell breakfast at a venue (TBD) in Independence.

Reunion events are being planned with the specific object of providing informal opportunities to reconnect and catch up with old friends. The Reunion Committee will be distributing information on an on-going basis as specific details are finalized, but classmates are encouraged to contact Reunion Committee members with questions and suggestions:

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