FCS announces Hall of Honor recipients


Fairborn Daily Herald



FAIRBORN — The annual Fairborn City Schools’ Hall of Honor program, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of Fairborn graduates, former Fairborn faculty members and those community members who have provided exemplary service to the school district, will be held Friday, April 28, in the Fairborn High School auditorium, followed by a reception.

This year’s inductees include:

— Commander Matthew E. Arnold: A 1987 graduate of Fairborn High School, who holds a master’s degree in project management, and has served the U.S. Navy for almost 30 years. He is currently assigned as the Weapons Officer on board USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76).

— Peter E. Bates: A 1979 graduate of Baker High School, the president/owner of PEB/Shwartz Jewelry LLC., a partner in Theile Building Development LLC. and an active supporter of Fairborn schools and community organizations.

— Dr. Andrew D. Feltz: A 1987 graduate of Fairborn High School, a graduate of the Ohio State College of Optometry, founder of OnHealthcare, co-founder of Mission of Sight and is currently the clinical director for eye care services to 360 Care.

— Lt. Col. Jon W. Hobbs, USAF Ret.: A 1984 graduate of Fairborn High School, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds a master’s degree in management. He served as a pilot in the Air Force and is currently a captain at Southwest Airlines.

— Judy Jagger-Mescher: A graduate of Bowling Green State University, holds a master’s degree in educational administration, was a 30-year teacher in Fairborn City Schools and is currently a program director and faculty member at Wright State University.

— Dr. David S. Kocher: A 1967 graduate of Fairborn High School, a graduate of The Ohio State University Veterinary School, is certified in laser surgery, digital radiography and healing touch and is the owner of the Towne and Country Animal Clinic.

— Mark S. Neal: A 1995 graduate of Fairborn High School, a graduate of the University of Dayton, holds a master’s degree from the Antioch McGregor School and is the program director and on-air host at 1410 WING AM, an ESPN affiliate.

Fairborn Daily Herald

Story courtesy of Fairborn City Schools.

Story courtesy of Fairborn City Schools.