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Wall of Honor Past Recipients

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Michael Verticchio

2004 Inductee


A dedicated community leader and educator, Mike spent over 40 years in the field of education as a Gillespie teacher/principal and eventually Macoupin County Superintendent of Schools.  Miike’s community spirit helped bring a nursing home and “specialized handicapped services” to the area.  A lifelong area volunteer, he has served as office on several county organizations.  Mike co-invented a chemical product to absorb and deodorize spills and authored a book about life in fictional “small mining town.”