We are thrilled to announce that Harold Rider, Sr., a long-time supporter of Elgin Academy, has been awarded the Seymour Preston Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The Seymour Preston Award is a national award presented annually to a school trustee who has exhibited exceptional commitment and leadership in developing voluntary support for his or her institution.
Harold was presented with the distinguished honor at the CASE conference in Philadelphia on Tuesday, January 29th. Harold and wife Susan Sehnert '61 Rider, are parents of EA graduates Harold, Jr. '84, Hugh '86, Samuel '89, and Stephen '90.
Congratulations, Harold! The award is well deserved.