Ashland Distinguished Alumni of 2019

The 2019 Class of Ashland Distinguished Alumni includes Lloyd and Norma (Hostettler) Wygant, John K. "Jack" Hartman, class of 1963; Susan (Lorenz) Gregg; and Barb Queer.

ASHLAND -- The Ashland City Schools Foundation (ACSF) hosted a banquet Saturday, Oct. 5, to celebrate and induct the Ashland High School Distinguished Alumnus Award Class of 2019.

The inductees included Lloyd and Norma (Hostettler) Wygant, class of 1947; John K. "Jack" Hartman, class of 1963; Susan (Lorenz) Gregg, class of 1967; and Barb Queer, class of 1977. Family, friends, community leaders and Ashland City Schools administration and staff gathered at the Brethren Care Village Wellness & Community Center to enjoy dinner, fellowship and the presentation of awards.

This ninth biennial event honors AHS graduates who have made significant achievements as adults in their careers and/or have served as benefactors to others. The DAA Class of 2019 joins 45 other distinguished alumni and honorary recipients to be inducted since 2002.

Mayor Matt Miller offered remarks and presented a mayoral proclamation for each inductee.

Steve Paramore served as master of ceremonies for the event and eloquently shared the inductees’ reflections on impactful teachers and memories of their time at Ashland High School. Inductees also had the opportunity to speak, imparting insights from their life experiences and thanks to the Ashland City School District for the strong educational foundation they received during their formative years.

Inductees also enjoyed activities at the high school on Friday, October 4, including a tour of the facilities, classroom visitations, interviews for the school newspaper, a pep rally and the Homecoming football game.

The Ashland City Schools Foundation (ACSF) is an independent foundation to generate and endow funds to promote excellence in academics, the Arts, athletics and to provide educational opportunities for all students and educators in the Ashland City School District.

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