First SP alumni banquet honors Hall of Fame inductees

Monday, March 12, 2012

Saturday, March 17 is the registration deadline for South Putnam's inaugural Alumni Banquet.

The banquet is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at the Dixie Chopper Conference Center hangar facility at the Putnam County Airport in Greencastle.

Registration forms at any of several locations and can be mailed with checks payable to SPCEF, P.O. Box 863, Greencastle, or hand delivered to any of the directors of the foundation, Mark Wildman, Steve Cash or Anita Ferrand.

Forms are available at all South Putnam schools, Double Decker, Fairway, Putnam Inn, Almost Home, Dixie Chopper Business Center and Bert & Betty's, and may also be downloaded from the South Putnam Alumni Group on Facebook as a document found at the top of the page.

Highlighting the year banquet will be the presentation of the first Hall of Fame awards to inductees Troy Thompson, Kyle Hassler and Randy Cline for their accomplishments since graduation from South Putnam High School.

The program will also include the presentation of this year's Education Foundation Scholarship award, the Foundation's Teacher Grant award and the Wildman Leadership Scholarship.

Mark Wildman will serve as keynote speaker, reviewing the past 41 years of South Putnam.

The classes of 1986 and 1971 will be honored as the 25th and 40th class anniversaries. Following the program, disc jockey Bill Rumley will provide plenty of music to entertain everyone as they get reacquainted with old classmates.

All South Putnam Community Education Foundation members are encouraged to attend either as alumni or guest by submitting the registration.

Foundation members are welcome to arrive at 7 p.m. if they wish to skip the meal and attend the program, which will include the Education Foundation's annual meeting.

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