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2012 Hall of Fame Inductee Rudy Lange

Rudy Lange is being inducted as a Honorary Member to the Erath High School Hall of Fame. Rudy was born in Charogne north of Erath, the only child of Enola and Weby Lange.

Rudy early education was at LeBlanc Elementary prior to completing high school in 1954 at Erath High School. He attended S.L.I. now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduating in 1958 with a degree in Industrial Arts Education

He completed his Master's Degree in Education from Louisiana State University in 1973 and also completed Plus 30 graduate hours.

In 1958, he was hired by the Vermilion Parish School Board to serve as the first Industrial Art Teacher at Erath High School, a position he held for the next 31 years.

While teaching, he developed and trained strong clubs that competed at the state and national level. His efforts in these regards and the accomplishments of his students culminated in Rudy's Recognition as the Outstanding Industrial Arts Teacher of the Year in 1968. Additionally, he mentored and worked with several student teachers in Industrial Arts Education.

Rudy assisted the Athletic Department by working the Bobcat ticket booth for home football games for a great part of his career at Erath High School. He worked with several football coaches namely Willie Lutgring, M,C, Trahan, James Mosely,  Jacob Byler,Coach Byler being the coach at the time of his retirement. During that tenure he worked on locker repairs, building new lockers, bathroom repairs for the stadium, work on the ticket booth, repairs to the blocking sled, and his class providing the design and construction labor for the first Bobcat weight room. During Track Season he helped repair and maintenance of the hurdles.

In 1989 Rudy retired with 31 years of teaching and service.

In 1961, 51 years ago Rudy married the former Marian Vincent. Rudy and Marian are the parent of Keith married to Angela, Errol married to Eva, and Neal married to Nicole. they have 4 grandchildren: Lauren, Jordan, Brianna, and Ethan.

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