The 2019 Hall of Honor inductees include Timothy Bickel (SHS 1967), Tom Clark, David Shadoan (1975), and Taylor Stayton (SHS 2003).
Tim Bickel (SHS 1967) went to college, returned to Sidney and the school district, and never left. He taught briefly before moving into multiple administrative positions, most notably as Director of Curriculum for two decades. Following 35 award-winning years in education, he continues to pursue his second career at Dickman Supply in Sidney while amassing over 40 years in the Sidney Rotary Club.
Tom Clark has served as an educator in Sidney for nearly 30 years, impacting the lives of numerous at-risk youth with the development of the Opportunity school to facilitate graduation and employment for many previously at-rish students. Clark continues to work part-time with the Opportunity School. He is seen as a mentor by many current district employees and held with high regard by many others including peers and athletes.
David Shadoan (SHS 1975), who maintains residences in both Sidney and California, has been called "the patriarch of the audio refinement industry." His client list is a "who's who" of music including Neil Diamond and Toby Keith. Since 1980 he has owned Sound Image (Soundimage.com).
Taylor Stayton (SHS 2003 ) is one of the top tenor singers in the world. Taking the opera stage by storm, Stayton is hailed by Opera Magazine as one of the best young opera singers out there. He also lays claim to the youngest ever to be inducted in the Sidney City Schools Hall of Honor. He will be on a world tour in mid-April but will interact with the Hall of Honor and current students through other media and in-person when available. Taylorstayton.com tells the full story.