School officials, instructors and students, city and county leaders and countless community members and friends joined the celebration. They shared congratulations, thanks, pats on the back and good wishes for the future.
Lindenmayer began his career with Indian Hills as a recruiter in 1980, and the plaque on his new stone will commemorate the time he spent as president. Sprouse explained to those gathered that Lindenmayer had talked her out of doing anything flashy. He just wanted something informal so he could converse and enjoy the time.
And Lindenmayer's future looks just as stable as his presence was at Indian Hills.
"I'm going to stay in town," he reassured everyone. "We love this community."