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Ti alumni group to present awards

Moore's retirement didn't last. A few months later he joined Finch Paper and is now the firm's vice president of human resources.

Now a resident of Queensbury, Moore is an accomplished musician. He plays trombone and guitar professionally.

Moore was a member of the Chilson Fire Department for 28 years, serving as chief 13 years. He has coached Little League baseball, served as master of ceremonies for Ti's Best Fourth in the North celebration and is a former president of the IP Employees Mutual Association.

Rathbun is a 1961 Ti High graduate. A member of the 1960 Ti High championship football team, Rathbun was inducted into the Ti High Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007.

He attended Stetson University in Florida and Ithaca College before eventually taking over the family business, Rathbun Jewelers.

A founder of the Ticonderoga Festival Guild, Rathbun has been active in many civic activities. He has served on the town planning board, the Downtown Merchants Association, the Ti Sentinel Booster Club, the Stephen Potter Memorial Foundation and more.

He also served as a Boy Scout leader.

Rathbun is a devoted member of the Ti Kiwanis. Through the Kiwanis he has helped establish the Ti High Key Club, Percy Thompson Bicentennial park, the Kiwanis skating rink and the LaChute River Trail. He served as chairman of the Kiwanis golf tournament for 20 years.

Dedrick graduated from Ti High in 1965. After graduating from SUNY-Plattsburgh in 1970, he returned to Ti as a teacher and coach. He taught 32 years before retiring to enter public life.

Elected to the Ti town board in 2000, he was elected supervisor in 2002. During his tenure Ti has attracted a new Lowe's store, seen the construction of a new North Country Community College campus, developed the Ticonderoga Main Street Partnership and experienced massive expansion of its infrastructure.

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