Thursday, June 8, 2023

CVC Commissioner honored by CWRU School of Dental Medicine

Chagrin Valley Conference commissioner Don Lewis was named the 2018 Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.

The Alumni Association Board of Directors bestowed the award upon Lewis, who graduated from the school in 1980.

Dr. Lewis has been highly involved with the school since his graduation. He serves on the Board of Directors, works with the residents of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and is a great ambassador for the school. He has lectured at over 250 dental meetings, has edited and published four books on topics to assist other dental professionals.

Dr. Lewis will be recognized on Saturday, Oct. 13 during An Evening with the School of Dental Medicine at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel.

Steve Hare
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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