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Bill Hammer
School Bell Award 2017
This year’s winner of the prestigious School Bell award was Bill Hammer. Bill retired this year, after 41 years of service to Allegan Public Schools. Over the years, his job titles have included: Teacher, Asst. Principal (MS and HS), Principal (HS and Elem) and most recently Director of Operations. As someone who has contributed to nearly every aspect of the district, Mr. Hammer is definitely going to be missed. We wish him all the best for an enjoyable retirement, as he takes on his newest title of “Senior Sunrise Analyst”!
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Ron Orr
New A.D. Named
Allegan Public Schools has a new Athletic Director beginning with the 2017-18 school year. Former Athletic Director Matt Stofer has resigned to take a position with Three Rivers Community Schools and Ron Orr has been named to replace him. Although Ron has a new title, it is a familiar face that will be filling the role! Mr. Orr has been employed by APS for 21 years, serving as a teacher, assistant principal (at both middle and high schools) as elementary principal (one year at North Ward, and at Dawson Elementary for the last two years).
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Nathon Kelley
New APS Board Member
Meet Allegan Public Schools new board member, Nathon Kelley. Following a special board meeting, Nathon Kelley was selected to fill the position vacated by Jeff McLaughlin’s resignation. Nathon and his wife, Katie, have three children at Dawson Elementary. He is Cubmaster for Pack 3026 and also on the board for the Allegan Tigershark Aquatics. He is looking forward to becoming more involved with the school district and is excited to be a part of Allegan Public Schools.
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