Pat Dawson, a South Spencer High School graduate (Class of 1975), was recently presented with the Alumnus of the Year Award at the 2020 Purdue Baseball First Pitch Dinner. Pat played American Legion baseball at Rockport from 1973 through 1975 and at Purdue from 1976-1979.
Dawson is on the left. At far right is Jim Snyder, South Spencer class of 1978. Dawson and Snyder grew up in Patronville. The young lady is Lizzie Snyder, Jim’s daughter. A 2019 graduate of Wake Forest University, Lizzie is now employed by the Purdue University John Purdue Club.