Former athletic directors chosen as Hope parade grand marshals

Michael Dean reads the proclamation recognizing Dave irvine as the 2019 grand marshal of the Hope Heritage Days parade.

Hope Heritage Days wrapped up on Sunday with the annual parade through the small northeastern Bartholomew County town. Two former athletic directors at Hauser Jr. Sr. High School were recognized as the parade grand marshals — Dave Irvine and Bob Miller.

Irvine was the only one able to attend and Heritage of Hope CEO Michael Dean read a proclamation recognizing him before the start of the parade:

Irvine, a graduate of Columbus High School, served as athletic director of Hauser for 20 and a half years. Before him, Miller served for 24 years.