Jon Cave of Oveido, Florida, is a 1965 graduate of Avon High School where he earned 10 varsity letters and was a member of the National Honor Society. John earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Ball State University where he played baseball for the BSU Cardinals. A highly respected and widely recognized fly fishing author, photographer, lecturer, and consultant, Jon has been a professional fly casting instructor for over 35 years and operates his own fly fishing school. He has published numerous articles and several books on the topic of fly fishing and currently holds a seat on the Advisory Council for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. Cave also is a member emeritus of the Board of Governors for the FFF Casting Certification Program which certifies fly casting instructors worldwide.
Jill Fleener Savage of Normal, Illinois, is a 1982 Avon High School graduate as well as a graduate of Butler University, where she was a Dean’s List student and earned a B.A. in Education. Jill founded Hearts at Home, a national nonprofit organization focusing on issues facing mothers and families across the United States. A renowned author a motivational speaker, Savage has authored 6 books and has co-authored 2 others. She is recognized as an expert on motherhood and families and has appeared on various media outlets throughout the United States.
Congratulations to both of these outstanding graduates of Avon High School!