Amy K. Timmons Hayes M.D.

Amy was Valedictorian of her senior class. While at Jefferson High School Amy was class vice-president and a Varsity Cheerleader. She was also in First Edition Show Choir during her junior and senior years. She was on the Principal’s Advisory Council her senior year and played Junior Varsity tennis her sophomore and junior years. Amy was a Junior Varsity cheerleader her sophomore year. She was on the Student Advisory Council and a member of the National Honor Society her sophomore, junior and senior years. During her junior year, Amy was a Hoosier Girls State delegate, Governor candidate, Girls Nation Senator, U.S. Treasurer, Tippecanoe County Junior Miss and Indiana ’s Junior Miss, 3 rd runner-up.

Amy graduated magna cum laude from DePauw University in 1991. She graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1996. She did a residency in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center in 1996-97. She did her residency at St. Vincent Hospital and Health Services in Indianapolis, Indiana in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1997-2001. Amy is in private practice and is presently on staff at the Community Hospitals in Indianapolis , Indiana serving as Staff Obstetrician/Gynecologist.

Amy has received many honors and awards. She also has numerous medical publications and has worked with Dr. Kinney Hiett on analysis of genetic ultrasound and the detection of markers for autosomal trisomies. She is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology where she is a Junior Fellow in practice. She has served on the Miss Indiana Organization, Miss Indianapolis steering committee and as a program judge.

Anthony M. Roswarski

While at Jefferson High School , “Tony” was a J Club member and on the Varsity track and football teams for two years. He won the Stars in Football Award in his junior and senior years.

Tony attended Ball State majoring in criminal justice and corrections. In his junior year, he left Ball State to take a job with the Houston , Texas Police Department. He served two years as a patrol officer. He served on the Lafayette Police Department from 1983 until 2003. He served first as a patrol officer then was promoted to posts in the detective division, patrol sergeant, lieutenant and captain.

His former Boy Scouts law enforcement achievements included launching the D.A.R.E. program, serving as the tactical operations commander and helping schools implement security measures and crisis preparedness plans. Among his many recognitions were the Bronze Merit Award for Hostage Situation Service and Investigator of the Year.

In 1999, he was elected to the Lafayette City Council, and in fall 2003, he was elected Mayor of Lafayette, taking the city’s reigns in January 2004.

Throughout the years, he’s committed time and energy to community organizations, neighborhood associations, and the city’s economic development, parks, recreation, environment and planning. His dozens of volunteer leadership and service posts have helped these and other organizations: American Red Cross, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Cary Home, Community and Family Resource Center , Golden Broncho Club, Hanna Community Center , Jefferson High School Booster Club, Mental Health Association, Moose Lodge and Tippecanoe County Council on the Prevention of Child Abuse. In 2004, he received the state’s highest honor, the Sagamore of the Wabash award, from Governor Joseph Kernan, recognizing his service to Lafayette .

Jay G. Smith

While at Jefferson High School , Jay played basketball his junior and senior years earning two letters. He played golf all four years earning four letters. He was the Sports Director for WJEF and was the co-host for “Today at Jeff’ which was featured on the Today Show.

Jay graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in General Management. While at Purdue, he was the captain and MVP of the Purdue Golf Team. Jay attended the Professional Insurance Agents School at Drake University where he graduated third in this class. He earned his CPCU designation in April of 2000.

Jay began his insurance career with MBAH in 1986 after working with a major brokerage firm in Florida . In 1992, Jay became a stockholder at MBAH, was Vice President of Operations for six years and became President and CEO in July of 2000.

Jay has been involved in numerous community activities, including the Lafayette/West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, the Purdue Athletic Advisory Council, Purdue’s Community Campaign Council, John Purdue Club, Town and Gown and Rotary Club where he received the Paul Harris Fellow Award in 1995. He is also a vocalist in the Central Presbyterian Church Celebration Band.

Jay is currently a Director in the Western Golf Association and Chairman of the Rotary Foundation Investment Committee for the Noon Rotary Club.

Michael L. Smith

While at Jefferson High School , Mike Smith was a member of the Nautilus staff, student council and Boys State . He was also sophomore class president and senior class president He was a member of the National Honor Society, United States Senate Youth and Broncho Broadcasters. Mike was also a member of the “Bucky’s Raiders” intramural team. Mike received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from DePauw University in 1970.

Mike started his business career with Arthur Anderson & Co. in 1970. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mayflower Group, Inc. from 1989 to 1995. Mike was Chief Operating Officer of American Health Network Inc. from 1996 to1998. Mike served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Anthem, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, assuming his position in 1999. In August 2004, Mike was also appointed President of Anthem National Accounts. Mike retired from his most recent position in January 2005. His retirement followed the merger of Anthem and WellPoint Health Networks, Inc.

Mike serves on several Boards of Directors including First Indiana Corporation and its principal subsidiary, First Indiana Bank, and Finishmaster, Inc., the nation’s largest distributor of auto refinishing supplies. He also serves as Director of InterMune, a biopharmaceutical manufacturing company, and Kite Realty Group Trust, a real estate investment trust.

Mike has served as a director of several charitable and civic organizations and is currently serving as a director for the Legacy Fund of Hamilton County. Mike is a member of the Board of Trustees of DePauw University, the Michigan Maritime Museum and the Park Tudor School Trust. His prior community service includes leadership roles with the Indianapolis Symphony, the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis , the family Support Center , the St. Vincent ’s Hospital Foundation, the Eiteljorg Museum and the Crossroads Rehabilitation Center .  

Jeffrey Lynn Washburn

While at Jefferson High School , Jeff was Sports Editor of the Booster, was on the Speech and Debate team, played football and was a radio and tv broadcaster. Jeff graduated from Purdue University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Radio TV.

He started as a part- time sports writer for the Lafayette Journal and Courier, and worked his way to a sports staff writer and columnist. He has done this from 1976 to the present. He has been a high school football and boys basketball coordinator, covering each IHSAA boys basketball state finals from 1976 to 1994. From April 1994 through the present, he has been the Purdue men’s basketball beat writer, covering all but three games – home and away. From Sept. 2000 through present, he has been the Purdue football game-day columnist, including one Rose Bowl, three Sun Bowls and one Capital One Bowl. He has been a Colt World Series beat writer from 1976 to the present. He has covered one Pan-American Game, one PGA championship at Crooked Stick in Carmel and many Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers games.

He is a frequent freelancer for the Purdue Alumnus Magazine, USA Today, Tampa Tribune, Wabash College Alumni magazine, Host Communications’ John Wooden Tradition, John Wooden Classic and NCAA men’s basketball tournament game programs.

He is the author of three books, is an 11 time winner of the Gannett Newspaper group’s various writing awards for public service, feature writing, sports columns, deadline sports reporting and sports enterprise writing and reporting. In 1991, he was selected Indiana ’s sports writer of the year by the Indiana Sports Writers and Sportscasters Association. He has won numerous writing awards over the years. In 2005 he received a writing award from the Hoosier State Press Association for a special section centered on Gene Keady’s 25 th and final year as the Purdue men’s basketball coach.