Introducing the first RHS Hall of Fame inductees

Michael D. Lepech, Ph.D.

Michael D. Lepech, Ph.D. 1997 RHS graduate   After graduating summa cum laude from Rockford High School in 1997, Dr. Michael Lepech attended the University of Michigan and earned a B.S.E. in civil and environmental engineering in 2000, an M.S.E. in structural engineering in 2002, and his Ph.D. in civil engineering and material science in 2006. […]

Introducing the first RHS Hall of Fame inductees

HOF-Douglas

Erik S. Douglas, Ph.D. 1998 RHS graduate  After graduation from Rockford High School as valedictorian in 1998, Dr. Erik Douglas earned a B.S. in electrical engineering in 2002 from Purdue on a full scholarship. He earned his Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008. Dur­ing this time, he also studied and conducted […]

Introducing the first RHS Hall of Fame inductees

Carole Baker

Carole Baker  Carole Baker, a Rockford resident for almost 50 years, has been involved with the Rockford school district since the 1960s. She began by volun­teering for the schools when her chil­dren first attended Rockford schools. She recognized the value of being an involved parent. In the early 1970s, Carole became a school aide, working […]

Introducing the first RHS Hall of Fame inductees

HOF-Johnston

Following graduation from Rockford High School in 1970, Dr. Linda Johnston attended Michigan State University, earning a B.S. in dietetics in 1974 and a master’s degree in institutional administration with an emphasis in labor and industrial relation in 1976. She continued her education at George Mason University, earning her Ph.D. in conflict anal­ysis and resolution […]