Three Generations of Cheerleaders at Homecoming: Sheri Dolan Sanders ’80

Guest Author: Sheri Dolan Sanders ’80 As a 1980 RHS graduate, I have always enjoyed RHS Homecoming and seeing the alumni of the band, twirlers, dance team and cheerleaders come back for alumni night at the football game. My daughter Carly Sanders is a Riverside senior this year (class of 2020)  and she comes from a long line of RHS cheerleaders. I was a cheerleader in my day, and so was my mother, Judy Lukshaw Dolan, class of 1959. Last year, Carly asked if I would cheer with her for…

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Lifelong Friends Build Dream House

2007 was a good year for Josh Edgell and Mark Maltry. That year the lifelong friends realized a longtime dream to start up their own home construction and remodeling company. After graduating from the Construction/Remodeling/Repair programs at Auburn Career Center and Riverside High School in 2000, Maltry and Edgell worked for contractors in Lake and Geauga counties. Seven years of experience gave them enough confidence to venture out on their own. That’s when they formed JEMM Construction. 2008 was not a very good year for the housing industry. That year…

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What Do Alumni Beavers Do Best?

Once a BEAVER, always a BEAVER. What happens when beavers build their homes? They band together and build the strongest, most beautiful home on the river. The year 1984 proved that once an alumni Beaver sets his mind on building something, he and all his alumni Beavers band together to get the job done. That determination is the foundation for how a group of alumni parents, business owners, and teachers formed the Riverside Community Athletic Foundation (RCAF). Their goal was to spark the creation of a private partnership with area…

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Art Martin (1973) Reaches Kilimanjaro Summit

At the age of 59 Art Martin, Class of 1973, now a practicing cardiologist in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was training for an Iron Man race and discovered he might have a medical problem. After completion of the race, he was diagnosed with tonsil cancer. Treatment required three doses of chemotherapy and radiation. However, as a result of the first treatment, he lost his hearing. Since his early 50s, Art has been a triathlon athlete and at the age of 59 completed a full Iron Man competition. Then his brother taught him…

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Alumni Sports/Band – Spring 2017

Former athletes from many different sports and former band musicians take part in alumni activities each year. We will Post those here as we get them. Alumni Band Homecoming Game September 22 The alumni perform with the band during halftime and pregame. If you can make it, rehearsal starts at 5:30PM on the practice field next to the high school. You don not have to make rehearsal to perform with the alumni band. More information including access to music and percussion reservations will be coming soon. Meanwhile, check out this…

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