Dedrick, along with Keith Dolbeck, was also a founder of the Ticonderoga Alumni Association.
Dolback graduated from Ti High in 1963. He graduated from Adirondack Community College and Russell Sage College.
He served as a U.S. Navy intelligent officer before returning to civilian life as an auditor and finance officer with the state Environmental facilities Corporation and the Capital Region Planning Commission in Albany. He returned to Ticonderoga in 1992.
Dolback, who served as Ticonderoga deputy supervisor under Supervisor Mike Connery, has been involved in many Ti projects and organizations.
He is probably best known as president of the Ticonderoga Historical Society, a post he has held 20 years, and as town historian. In that role he has chaired the town bicentennial celebration in 2004, the Moses-Ludington Hospital centennial celebration this year and the 2009 Samuel Champlain celebration.
In 2007 Distinguished Alumni Awards were given to Peter Lawson of Naples, Fla., and Rick Belden of Huntersville, N.C.
Special Service Awards were given to Sylvia Boyce and Daniel Crossman, both of Ticonderoga.
In 2006, Tony Reale and Charles Gijanto were given the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Jean Hopkins and Keith Dolbeck were presented with the Special Service Award.
Receiving Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2005 were Susan Rathbun, Bill Bolton, James King, Virginia LaPointe and Tom Malaney.
Getting Special Service Awards were Mike Hayes and Percy Thompson.