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.
Linda (Harp) DeVelvis (SHS 1968) returned to Sidney after college and never left. She taught at all three levels of the Sidney City Schools and is best known for her award winning work in social studies. Currently Co-President of the Shelby County Historical Society, Linda's character portrayals and authorship of children's books are highly regarded.
Dr. Thomas Glover (SHS 1963) demonstrated the traits of the true student-athlete at both Sidney High and Ohio State. When an injury cut short a promising basketball career, Glover's academic pursuits resulted in degrees in zoology, genetics, and population genetics, all by 1971. Tom remains active in teaching and textbook authorship from his home in Geneva, New York.
Irv Johnson (SHS 1958) emerged from modest beginnings and personal setbacks to head to college five years after leaving Sidney High School. He graduated in three years and began his career as an impactful industrial educator. He has advocated the GED program to help those left behind to complete high school requirements. Johnson lives in Yuma, Arizona.
James Wells (SHS 1957) is a mechanical engineer who made his mark in both the public and private sectors with our country's space program (NASA) and Cummins Engine. He then ventured into research and consulting. Wells resides in Carmel, Indiana.