News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 7, 2014

Tommy John to speak at Terre Haute North graduation

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — The Vigo County School Corporation and Terre Haute North Vigo High School announce baseball great Tommy John as guest valedictorian speaker at Terre Haute North’s graduation, at 1 p.m. on June 8 in Hulman Center.

John was the valedictorian of the Gerstmeyer High School class of 1961. He was not offered the opportunity to give the valedictory speech at his high school graduation ceremony. After hearing his story, Superintendent Danny Tanoos encouraged John to give his speech this year at North’s ceremonies.