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Kelsey Webb 

Ohio Hi-Point hosts Dr. Earl Sloan reception

Front Row L-R: Dakota Roby (AHN), Faith Warner, Alexa Klingler, Taylor Tinsley (PTG), Harold Marker (Sloan Trustee). Back row L-R: Sandy Aler (Sloan Trustee), Tom Carrig (PTG Instructor), Ted Bunn (Sloan Trustee), Dr. Smith (Superintendent), Tom Simon (Sloan Trustee), Chuck Earick (Sloan Trustee)

The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center hosted the annual Sloan reception in celebration of the late Dr. Earl Sloan on Wednesday afternoon in the Sloan Inn. The event was an opportunity for students and staff to thank the Sloan Trustees for the vital support given to the career center.

“Dr. Sloan would be proud of where career-technical education is,” remarked Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith, “it’s exciting to be with the students in their labs and see them working towards their dreams with the latest and greatest industry equipment. The district is appreciative of the Sloan Foundation for all they do to help us connect students to success.”

During the celebration, students shared about preparing for career success with the help of the equipment provided by the Sloan Foundation.

Student speakers included Alexa Klingler, Faith Warner and Taylor Tinsely from the Printing and Graphic Arts program, David Kritzler from the Outdoor Careers program, Dakota Roby, an Allied Health and Nursing student, Ashley Colvin from Diesel Technology, and Dalton Instine, an Automotive Academy student.

L-R: David Kritzler, Dakota Roby, Ashley Colvin and Dalton Instine

Dakota Roby shared her story with the trustees saying, “The education I’ve received at Ohio Hi-Point has been amazing. I’m thankful for the opportunity to have a jump-start on my education and thanks to the Sloan Foundation I work with top-of-the line equipment that prepares me for my successful future in healthcare.”

The Printing and Graphic Arts students presented a video showing the student working with the latest technology and industry equipment in lab made possible through the Sloan Foundation.

“Without the foundation’s support, this type of learning would never be possible,” said the students.

The support of the Trustees has pushed Ohio Hi-Point to the front lines of advanced technology; providing robots, welding technology, programming, medical equipment, digital technology and much more to students who attend the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center from the district’s 14 partner schools.

Dr. Earl Sloan, in his Last Will and Testament, established the Sloan Foundation in 1920. Sloan listed the Trustees to establish and maintain a school for teaching trade education to students in Logan County. The Sloan Trustees are Harold Marker, Tom Simon, Chuck Earick, Sandy Aler and Ted Bunn.

Bunn, Managing Director at Atlantic Trust, spoke to staff and students saying, “Dr. Early Sloan left a legacy and it’s apparent that legacy is alive and well at Ohio Hi-Point. There’s a spirit of community at the career center. It’s something special for students to share their stories and have students and staff come together to acknowledge the opportunity available in this community.”

To date, the Sloan Foundation has given over seven million dollars to benefit students in Logan County.

Kelsey Webb 

OHP hosts Dr. Earl Sloan reception

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio- The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center hosted the annual Sloan reception in celebration of the late Dr. Earl Sloan on Wednesday afternoon in the Sloan Inn. The event gave an opportunity for students and staff to thank the Sloan Foundation and Trustees for the vital support given to the career center.

The Sloan Trustees heard students talk about preparing for career success with the help of the equipment provided by the Sloan Foundation.

Student speakers included Adrian Sorgen (Outdoor Careers), Hunter Parmer (Electronics Engineering), Rebecca McGill (Allied Health and Nursing), and Kirsten Gardner (Multimedia Marketing).

Rebecca McGill, Adrian Sorgen, Hunter Parmer and Kirsten Gardner

Kirsten Gardner shared her story with the trustees saying, “I’ve always been interested in advertising and marketing and thanks to the Sloan Foundation I can access top of the line equipment that prepares me for my future. Without the foundation’s support, this type of learning would never be possible.”

Special guest, Ted Bunn, Managing Director at Atlantic Trust, spoke to staff and students saying, “Students allow the legacy of Dr. Earl Sloan to continue. In today’s world, students need targeted skills to earn jobs, and they learn these skills at career centers like Ohio Hi-Point. Ohio Hi-Point is the catalyst in creating tomorrow’s workforce.”

The support of the Trustees has pushed Ohio Hi-Point to the front lines of advanced technology; providing robots, welding technology, programming, medical equipment, digital technology and much more to students who attend the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center from the district’s 14 partner schools.

Ted Bunn (left) speaks with a Sloan Trustee.

Dr. Earl Sloan, in his Last Will and Testament, established the Sloan Foundation in 1920. Sloan listed the Trustees to establish and maintain a school for teaching trade education to students in Logan County.

Sloan only completed school through the elementary years, but understood the value of learning a trade when he began an apprenticeship at the age of fifteen. He then helped run a business with his brother selling liniment, a remedy for easing pain in animals.

In the 1880s it was discovered that liniment also relieved human pain, and business began to grow. By 1896, Sloan had dedicated himself to the business that reached a volume of $30,000 annually.

At the end of his life and career, remembering the value of learning a trade, Sloan listed the Trustees to establish and maintain a school for teaching trade education to students in Logan County.

Funds from the Sloan Trust were first used in 1948 at the Sloan Industrial School at Bellefontaine High School. Then in 1975, first payments were made to Ohio Hi-Point Career Center.

To date, the Sloan Foundation has given over seven million dollars to benefit students in Logan County.

 

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OHP hosts Dr. Earl Sloan reception

The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s students and staff had an opportunity to thank a vital supporter of the career center, The Sloan Foundation, during a celebration for the late Dr. Earl Sloan. The annual event, which was held in the Sloan Inn on Wednesday afternoon, was attended by Sloan Trustees to hear students talk about… Read full post »

OHP hosts Dr. Earl Sloan Reception

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s students and staff had an opportunity to thank, in person, a vital supporter of the career center, The Sloan Foundation, during an annual celebration for the late Dr. Earl Sloan. The annual event, which was held in the Sloan Inn on Wednesday afternoon, was attended by Sloan Trustees to hear students… Read full post »