Bellefontaine School Board Honors Seniors of the Month


The Bellefontaine School Board met at the Middle School Monday night and honored the Seniors of the Month, and were treated to three selections from the Dazzlers, the Middle School Show Choir.

The seniors of the Month are Jalyn Savage and Christopher Fogan. As previously reported on, Savage is the daughter of Sam Savage and Angela Savage of Bellefontaine, and Fogan is the son of Shelton and Joyce Fogan, also of Bellefontaine. Savage plans on pursuing a degree in psychology at The Ohio State University in the fall, and Fogan will be attending Ohio Dominican University to study exercise science and play football.

The Board was then entertained by a performance by The Dazzlers, the Middle School Show Choir. The group performed three songs.

Several policies were presented to the Board for update, including policies dealing with the employment of substitute teachers, terminations and resignations, health services, and transportation.

Several personnel recommendations were made to the Board:

  • Karen Rader, resignation, Intervention Specialist
  • Philip Blake, leave of absence, Professional staff, HS Math
  • Ellie Russel, leave of absence, Professional staff, Occupational Therapist
  • Meagan Antram, appointment, School Psychologist
  • Riley Penhorwood, appointment, Intervention Specialist
  • Garrett Reinhard, appointment, HS Chemistry/Physics
  • Jennifer Cyr, appointment, Home/School tutor
  • Patricia Elson, appointment, Home/School tutor
  • Kate Furr, appointment, Staff substitute
  • Courtney Salyer, appointment, Staff substitute
  • Stacia Smith, appointment, Staff substitute
  • Ashley Vicario Holtkamp, appointment, Staff substitute
  • Regilane Nelson, resignation,  Food Service Worker
  • Taylor Ruble, resignation, Educational Aide
  • Kimberly Bell, leave of absence, Food Service Worker
  • Cassidy Hicks, leave of absence, Educational Aide
  • Hayden Green, appointment, Electrical Operations Coordinator
  • Jessica Dipple, appointment, School Nurse
  • Regilane Nelson, appointment, Educational Aide
  • Michelle Corwin, appointment, Van Driver/Bus Driver
  • Darius Durst, appointment, Custodian
  • Kimberly Wilgus, appointment, Food Service/Custodian
  • Nate Smith, appointment, HS Baseball JV assistant
  • Lisette Hiatt, appointment, Athletic Worker

The Board also approved a trip to the World Robotics Competition in Dallas, Texas for the Middle and High Schools from April 24, 2024, through May 1, 2024.

The Board will next meet on April 15, 2024, at 6:30 PM at the Intermediate School.