Mr. Dan McGrath
Mr. Dan McGrath (Teacher 1971-2002)
Daniel graduated from Cathedral Latin School in Cleveland in 1962. He has taught World History for thirty-six years in the public schools and at Vincennes University in 1999. He has coached wrestling for over 20 years and founded the wrestling program at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. For ten years Dan was a referee for free-style wrestling in Indiana and published an article on wrestling in the U.S. National Federation magazine in 2001. His list of awards and accomplishments includes: Golden Apple Award (1997), five time Umpire of the Year in Western Indiana Regional, umpire in ten American Legion State Sectionals—four regionals and one state final , umpire in Indiana State High School Baseball Final in 1989, and referee in Indiana State High School Wrestling Final in 2002. He was the head Baseball coach at West Vigo 1967-69, head football coach at South High School 1990-95, and two years head football coach at Gerstmeyer High School. Dan traveled to Europe as assistant coach of Indiana All Star Wrestling Team 1976 and refereed four NCAA Wrestling Regionals, Division II-2 and Division III-2. Dan also loves teaching Sunday School at St. Patrick’s.
 
Mr. Daniel Tanoos
Mr. Daniel Tanoos (Class of 1975)
Daniel is currently Superintendent of the Vigo County Schools, a position to which he was appointed in 1998. He previously served as Principal of Chauncey Rose Middle School (1992-98), Principal of Farrington Grove Elementary School (1988-92), Principal and of Fairbanks and Greenwood Elementary School (1985-1987), and as a teacher at Ben Franklin Elementary School from 1979 to 1985. His awards include: Vigo County Education Foundation Excellence in Education Award, Greater Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce Terre Award for Outstanding Service to the Community, Indiana Association of School Principals/District VIII Principal of the Year, and graduate of the Indiana Principal Leadership Academy. Daniel developed one of Vigo County’s first Professional Development School sites with Indiana State University, and co-developed an exchange program with Tajimi, Japan, children’s choir and Vigo County School Corporation.
 
Mr. Timothy Jessell
Mr. Timothy Jessell (Class of 1983)
Timothy is an accomplished artist and has created illustrations for the following publications: Woolaroc (1991), Amorak (1994) - one of the top 10 children’s books published in 1994, Where’s Little Mole? (1994) and Secrets of Droon (1988). He has been honored with the National Addy Award for Best Black and White Illustration (1988), as one of Adweek Magazine’s Creative All Stars (1988), and Adweek’s Illustrator of the Year (1988). Tim has published work in many magazines, including : Time, Rolling Stone, Texas Monthly, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, and Indianapolis Monthly. He has also illustrated posters for: Ducks Unlimited, the Texaco Star Classic, the Florida Citrus Bowl, and the Tulsa Octoberfest. You may visit Timothy online at www.TimJessell.com. Tim resides in Stillwater, Oklahoma with his wife and children.
 

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