Jonathan Moerdyk Ph.D. is Reed City High School's Distinguished Alumnus for 2018. He was the honored guest speaker at the RCHS Class of 2018 Commencement on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

   A Class of 2005 graduate of Reed City High School, Dr. Moerdyk completed his undergraduate studies at Hope College in Michigan. He continued his studies at the University of Texas in Austin, earning his Ph.D., and is now an associate professor of chemistry at Seton Hill University in western Pennsylvania. He was named to the prestigious '30 under 30' list by Forbes Magazine, an honor that mirrors one he received from Scientific American magazine.