Education Academy Seniors Earn Paraprofessional Certification


BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio – Seven Ohio Hi-Point Education Academy seniors recently earned their paraprofessional certifications, marking a pivotal step in their journey to becoming educators.

Education Academy seniors who earned their paraprofessional license include Raelynn Kirkpatrick (Bellefontaine), Jalon Manns (Kenton), Regan Bunn (Urbana), Kelsey Bushon (Kenton), Emma Johnson (Riverside), Mandalynn Brazzle (Bellefontaine), and Justice Scholl (Graham).

“I’m very proud and excited that all my seniors passed,” said Education Academy Instructor Angie Walls. “I’m looking forward to watching them grow as teachers and educators.”

The students can now assist elementary through high school students in math, reading, and writing. Once students graduate, they can work within the schools and become licensed through the Ohio Department of Education.

About Ohio Hi-Point:

The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center develops our most valuable resource, people, by providing quality career-technical and academic education programs. Our High School and Satellite Divisions serve juniors and seniors from 14 partner school districts and offer more than 30 career training programs, while our Adult and Continuing Education Division has a strong focus on customized training, providing businesses the training needed to strengthen and prosper in the community.

The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith | 2280 St. Rt. 540 Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 | 937-599-3010