Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

2019 Distinguished Citizen

WHS Class of 1965

Educator, Community Service


Professional

  • Dedicated 38 years to Massillon City Schools
  • Teacher at Edmund A. Jones Junior High School - 1969-1979
  • Chairman, Science Department, Jones Junior High School - 1971-1979
  • Jones Junior High School head football coach and head basketball coach - 1974-1979
  • Assistant principal at Washington High School and Longfellow Junior High School - 1979-1982
  • Principal of Longfellow Junior High School - 1982-1989
  • Director of Title I federal program
  • Director of Massillon City School District's food services program
  • Principal at Emerson Elementary School and Massillon Alternate School
  • Supervisor of Building/Grounds and District Hearing Officer

Honors/Awards

  • Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Humanitarian Award for Education

Community Involvement

  • President, Massillon Tiger Football Booster Club
  • Co-chair, Massillon Tiger Sideliners
  • Chairman, Greater Stark County Urban League
  • Chairman, Massillon Urban League Board of Directors
  • Secretary, One Tiger, Inc.
  • Chairman, Stark County Enterprise Corporation Board of Directors
  • President, Massillon Branch of NAACP
  • Vice President, Massillon Parks and Recreation Board
  • Church Trustee
  • Massillon Champions' Homecoming Committee
  • Affinity Medical Center Community Leadership Council
  • Brenda Robinson Scholarship Committee
  • Massillon Mayor's Diversity in Safety Committee

Education

  • Washington High School - 1965
  • Bluffton University, B.A. - 1969
  • University of Akron, M.A. Education - 1977
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