News and Tribune

January 29, 2010

Floyd County Current - February 2010 issue



Retirement is busy time for Dutch

While his peers at New Albany still dreaming about how they’d spend their upcoming days off, Howard “Dutch” Vigar was up at 4:30 a.m. the day before Christmas break, ready to start his workday.

He arrived at the high school’s pool, changed into his swim gear and started his regular, threeday-a-week swim routine. After about an hour of swimming, Vigar changed into his work clothes and began his daily duties as the school’s interim athletic director.

Despite Vigar’s retirement from the school system two years ago, the 59-year-old works more today more than he ever did before he filed his retirement papers. He left the New Albany-Floyd County School Corp. after 30 years of teaching

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