Class of 2003
Vance graduated from Deshler High School in 1962 where he was valuable member of the football and baseball teams during high school. He was selected to the All-TVC Team as a guard in football and was chosen to play in the East-West baseball game as an All-Star third baseman. After a great high school career Vance was awarded a football scholarship to the University of Georgia. As a defensive tackle he was instrumental in the 1964 Georgia Sun Bowl victory over Texas Tech intercepting a Tech pass to clinch the win.