Marion High School Hall of Distinction 2023 inductees named

Patricia GibsonMCS News, MHSAA News

Marion Community Schools is pleased to announce the 2023 inductees to the Marion High School Hall of Distinction.

The selection committee chose six inductees:

  • Alisha Alaimo, Class of 1993, President of Biogen, a leading global biotechnology company that drives innovations for complex and devastating diseases
  • Richard Booth, Class of 1969, one of the nation’s foremost experts in business law, prolific author, university professor
  • Trent Dailey, Class of 1999, owner and CEO of Insurance Management Group and Grant County Abstract
  • Jerry McVicker, Class of 1963, longtime educator who served Marion Community Schools for 35 years in various teaching and administrative roles
  • Jeff Todd, Class of 1980, Grant Superior Court judge; created the first certified Reentry Court program in the state, which helps previously incarcerated people reintegrate into society, reducing recidivism and connecting people with mental health and substance abuse treatment resources
  • Eric Walts, Class of 1984, President/CEO of Premier Home Health Care and Suite Living Senior Living Community, former Grant County Commissioner

The 2023 inductees will be honored during the Night of Giants event set for Friday, Sept. 29, part of the Marion Giants homecoming weekend. More details will be provided closer to the date of the event.

The MHS Hall of Distinction gives lasting recognition to alumni who have made exceptional contributions to the achievements and prestige of Marion Community Schools. It also serves to help inspire current students to aspire to similar success.

Any MHS alumnus who graduated at least five years ago and who has made substantial contributions to the achievements of Marion Community Schools or whose exemplary actions reflect honor on MCS is eligible for nomination. The Hall seeks to honor men and women who have distinguished themselves through superb accomplishment on a local, state or national level in diverse fields of endeavor.

Non-MHS graduates may be afforded honorary status in the MHS Hall of Distinction.

Nominations are accepted year-round. Click here for more information, including nomination forms and details on previous inductees.