The Richmond Education Foundation has announced the 2012 Wall of Honor inductees.  Click to hear KMZU’s Sarah Scott speak with Committee Member Rob Swafford:

Rob Swafford

The honor this year goes to Jerry Cole, Terry Dickey, Jill Blair Jones, and Coach Ken Simmons.  Recognition will take place later this year and will center around Richmond’s Homecoming activities.

Press Release from the Richmond Education Foundation Wall of Honor:

The Wall of Honor award recognizes individuals who uphold the values, traditions and successes of the Richmond R-XVI School District. Honorees and their accomplishments will inspire and encourage district patrons and students to do the same. An undetermined number of inductees are selected each year based on the qualifications of the nominees.

Many events are planned to recognize the 2012 Class of Wall of Honor inductees. The honorees and/or surviving spouse/family members are encouraged to attend along with each individual’s nominator(s), family and the general public.

Friday, September 28, 2012 2:00 p.m.
Homecoming Parade 1:00 p.m. Line up at RHS Parking Lot
The Wall of Honor inductees will ride in the 2012 RHS Homecoming Parade.

Friday, September 28, 2012 5:30 p.m.
Wall of Honor Tailgate Dinner Tom Adams Field
Catered by Richmond All Sports Club

The public is invited to meet, greet, and eat with the honorees and their families before the 2012 Homecoming football game. A tail-gate style dinner will be catered by the Richmond All Sports Club. Tickets for the dinner are available in advance by calling April Green at 816 776-6912 or Rob Swafford at 816 776-2288 and are $10 each. Tickets will also be sold during home football games prior to homecoming and at the event on September 28.

Friday, September 28, 2012 6:30 p.m.
Wall of Honor Pre-Game Ceremony Tom Adams Field
Wall of Honor inductees will be presented with the Wall of Honor award which will be displayed at the Richmond High School Commons for the next twelve (12) months. Family members and nominators are encouraged to attend.

2012-2013 School Year
Wall of Honor Video Tribute RHS Commons

The Wall of Honor committee is producing a high-quality video tribute about each of this year’s inductees. The compilation video will be broadcast on an LCD television in the Richmond High School Commons at various times throughout the 2012-2013 School Year.

2012 Wall of Honor Financial Contributors:
(List updated as of August 21, 2012)
Spartan ($100 or more)
Richmond All Sports Club
Thurman Funeral Home
Shield ($50)
The State Bank
Swafford Ford
Sword ($25)
Spear ($10)

Financial contributions for the Wall of Honor are accepted anytime of the year and are used to offset the expenses for recognition activities, plaques and engraving. Mail your check payable to Richmond Education Foundation, Inc. re: Wall of Honor, 1017 E Main St, Richmond MO 64085