2014

Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor
2014 Inductees
Hannah Entwisle Chapuisat
Class of 1995

Hannah Entwisle Chapuisat grew up in the woods south of Garrett and attended J.E. Ober Elementary and Garrett High School, where she enjoyed participating in fine arts, sports, and student council activities. She earned a BA from Earlham College, a JD at the University of Toronto, and an MFA from the Geneva University of Art and Design.

Hannah has worked with the United Nations and other organizations on issues related to humanitarian affairs and forced displacement, with experience in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. A constant learner, she is currently exploring how contemporary art can influence law and policy.



John Ellis
Class of 1970

John Ellis grew up on South Cowen Street, attended J.E. Ober Elementary and Garrett High School, and spent his summers at the pool and basketball courts. His favorite influences at GHS included Ms. Lewis, Ms. Crowe, and Mr. Roscoe. He later earned three degrees from Ball State University and a PhD from Indiana State University.

John has served in education for over 40 years as a teacher, principal, superintendent, director of the Indiana Association of Public Schools Superintendents, and professor at Ball State. Building lasting relationships with staff, students, and colleagues has been the greatest gift to a life-long learner and educator.



Roger B. Neighborgall
Class of 1941

Roger Neighborgall graduated from Garrett High School in 1941 and Duke University in 1948 with a degree in Engineering and Economics. He served for three and a half years in the U.S. Army in World War II as a Staff Sgt. in the 5th Ranger Battalion in the European Theater, where he earned Four Battle Stars, the Combat Infantry Badge, the Bronze Star, the Silver Star and two Presidential Unit Citations. Mr. Neighborgall was involved in the Monuments Men effort to recover stolen Jewish art and artifacts, which was the greatest treasure hunt in history. In post-Duke civilian life, he served as Vice President of several companies and President of one firm for a total of 60 years.

During retirement, Roger has been a member of the Lions Club, American Legion, Military History Groups, Shanghai China Post #1, Returned and Services League of Australia, President of Washington D.C. YMCA, and is currently the President of the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Trail organization as well as the President of the Northern Virginia Tennis League, which has 4,500 players. Mr. Neighborgall continues to make numerous presentations on WWII, China, Cuba, Russia and Eastern Europe including Auschwitz.



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