The father of 5 and grandparent of 17. He and his wife, Bonnie have been married for 47 years. He has been an educator for 48 years: teacher, principal and superintendent. Districts served include North Canton City, Canton City, Stark County Educational Service Center and Lake Local Schools. He was part of the team that started PCMS 20 years ago. Volunteer activities include CHARACTER COUNTS! in North Canton, pianist for the residents at House of Loreto Nursing Home, parenting columnist for a local newspaper and cantor/organist at his church. He enjoys singing with children and released a tape of children’s music called “I Am Special” in 1995. He is the author of a children’s book entitled Sonny Starfish Finds His Special Gift—illustrated by a former PCMS 4thgrade artist.