2007 Inductees

Whether they are a past Sidney High School graduate,
a former staff member, or someone who has had a significant impact on our community, the achievements of these inductees are a source of pride for Sidney City schools and our community.

Stephen J. Huxley, PhD (SHS 1961) graduated from Ohio State, then gravitated west to become a highly regarded business educator (statistical analysis), author, and consultant. He joined the staff at the University of San Francisco in 1973 and made it his professional home. He co-authored Asset Dedication, a widely acclaimed book detailing a simple plan for wealth creation and preservation.

Elton G. Kaminski (SHS 1943) is the holder of 34 patents, over half of which relate directly to the easy-open pull-tab aluminum can. Kaminski's innovations allowed this type of can to be mass produced beginning in 1962 and it quickly became and remained a worldwide staple. He retired as Executive Vice-President of Engineering of all Stolle Corporation operations in 1991.

Mary J. Meyer is a native of Columbus Grove (OH) and spent 40 years in elementary education, 26 of them at Sidney's Central Elementary School. Over a quarter century past her retirement, more than a dozen former colleagues and students joined to enthusiastically support her nomination as a "caring and mentoring educator."

Chuck Price (SHS 1967) left Sidney High in 1967 for Otterbein College, majored in psychology, and began working in the faith community, which proved to be his career. An ordained minister, Chuck held numerous positions with the Campus Crusade for Christ in North America and abroad. He was instrumental in mobilizing the group's response in the aftermath of the 9-11 attacks in New York City in 2001.

Lawrence W. Waggoner, JD (SHS 1955) became one of the nation's most highly regarded legal scholars and educators while working mainly at the University of Michigan. One colleague cited Waggoner for being "universally recognized as the most distinguished American scholar of trusts and estate law." He has authored numerous law school textbooks which enjoyed wide acceptance.