named teacher of the year
Jon Rehder was chosen as Meridian High School 2013 Teacher of the Year.
Jon completed his 9th year of instruction at MHS and also serves as the assistant varsity boys basketball coach. His principal described him as “teaching with incredible energy, passion, and a “you can do it baby” attitude; he inspires his students”. In 2009 and 2010, the student body chose Jon in their yearbook as Most Humorous; 2011-All-Around Favorite; 2012-Craziest Teacher. Meridian High student enrollment is over 1,500 students with 70 teachers. Jon graduated from Prairie High School in 1996 and Lewis-Clark State College in 2001.
Jon is married to Renee (Arnzen) and they have 2 daughters—Ali and Aubree. He is the son of Jim & Sally Rehder and son-in-law of Ted & Linda Arnzen from Cottonwood.