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Ti Alumni Association to present awards

TICONDEROGA - The sixth annual Ticonderoga Alumni Association awards will be presented Friday, July 30, at Ti Country Club.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. and is open to the public. Friends and family of the awardees are encouraged to attend. Live music will follow the ceremony.

Honorees have not yet been announced.

The annual Ticonderoga Alumni Association Golf Tournament will be played the following day, Saturday, July 31. For information call George Mackey at Ti Country Club at 585 2801.

An informal get-together and chicken barbecue will follow the tournament at the Knights of Columbus Pavilion in downtown Ticonderoga.

"It has been five years since our last big alumni event, and we look forward to seeing alumni and friends during this weekend," Joyce Cooper, alumni association president, said.

Receiving a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2009 were Richard (Dick) Arthur of Ticonderoga, Thomas Burleigh of Dunwoody, Ga., and Ticonderoga, and Elliott Shaw, Jr. of Delmar.

Special Service Awards went to John Bartlett of Ticonderoga and to the family of Donald Gijanto, Sr. in honor of his lifelong service to Ticonderoga.

Receiving Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2008 were Charles A. Moore Jr. of Queensbury and Howard Rathbun of Ticonderoga.

Special Service Awards went to will be given to Bob Dedrick and Bill Dolback, both of Ticonderoga, in 2008.

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 during ceremonies on alumni weekend in July.

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.

The Distinguished Alumni Awards are selected by a committee from nominations submitted by the public. Nominating forms are available online at ticonderogaalumni.com Anyone interested in serving on the selection committee should contact Joyce Cooper at 585-2640.

Honorees are recognized on a plaque located at the main entrance to Ti High. A book detailing each honoree's accomplishments is keep in the high school library.

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