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2024 Wall of Fame Inductees

2024 Wall of Fame Inductees

(L-R): Rick Commers, Barbara Fischer (Wife of Bruce Fischer), Dr. Jan Radford, Gloria Jean Dombkowski, "Herr" A. Daniel Ruth

On May 22, 2024, these five MCAS legends were inducted into the Michigan City Area Schools Wall of Fame. Kudos to Rick Commers, Gloria Jean Dombkowski, Bruce Fischer, Dr. Jan Radford, "Herr" A. Daniel Ruth. Thank you for your contributions to our school system and the incredible impact you have had on thousands of students! 

Rick Commers
42 Years: 1979-2013, 2016-2024

Positions: Marketing and Business Teacher, Head Basketball Coach, JV Basketball Coach, Girls Track Coach, Boys Golf Coach
Locations: Rogers, Elston, and Michigan City High Schools, and A.K. Career Center

Gloria Jean Dombkowski
40 Years: 1972-2012

Positions: Teacher and Principal
Locations: Park and Edgewood Elementary Schools and Krueger Middle School

Bruce Fischer
37 Years: 1961-1998

Positions: Health and PE Teacher, Drivers Education Teacher, Cross Country Coach, and Track Coach
Locations: Rogers, Elston, and Michigan City High Schools

Dr. Jan Radford
24 1/2 Years: 1993-2017

Positions: Director of Title 1, Administrative Assistant, and Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Locations: Administration Building

"Herr" A. Daniel Ruth
45 Years: 1974-2019

Positions: German Teacher and Department Chair
Locations: Rogers and Elston High School, Elston Jr. High, and Michigan City High School