May 03

1968 graduate honored by high school

John Chebra ’68 was recently honored by his high school. From the news release:

John A. (Jack) Chebra, of Egg Harbor Township is being honored as one of 15 annual Hall of Fame Honorees for Notre Dame High School. Chebra is a 1968 graduate of the General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) in Flint, Mich., where he received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.  After graduation, Chebra held various engineering and management positions at the former General Motors plant in Trenton.

In 1993 he was transferred to the GM-Delphi general office in Troy, Mich., as an engineering group manager. From 1994 to 1998, he was a factory manager at the GM-Delphi plant in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was nominated for the GM President’s Council Honors.  Retiring from GM in 1998, Chebra was named the plant manager of the Alusuisse-Lonza Group’s Wheaton Molded Glass Plant in Millville, New Jersey. In 2004 he was appointed Director of Glass Operations for the Glass Group, Inc., which had purchased the molded-glass company. He retired from GGI in 2006.