(Richmond, IN)--A life-long Richmond businessman and community leader has been awarded Indiana’s highest honor. Rick Ahaus was awarded with the Sagamore of the Wabash in a ceremony at Forest Hills Country Club Thursday night. Ahaus is a former city councilman and has served on at least ten other boards. He still serves as the Chairman of the Board of Ahaus Tool. As an RCS board member, he helped to establish the Third Grade Academy. Rick is a graduate of Richmond High School.