We were honored to host Bill Roemer, a member of the Ohio House of Representatives representing the 38th district, for a special visit on December 2.
Rep. Roemer met with Mrs. Johnston and Mr. Vogel, toured the campus and presented Old Trail with an official state resolution to recognize the school's 100-year milestone as an educational leader in the region. An excerpt of the resolution reads:
WEHERES, recognition of this prestigious milestone is, indeed, a fitting tribute to Old Trail School, for throughout the past century, it has played a valuable role in preparing students to meet the challenges of the future. Founded in 1920 by Drs. William C. Greer and William A. Parks, the school has created a learning environment based on play, creativity, and student experience, and it moved to its current site in Cuyahoga Valley National Park in 1967, becoming the nation's only independent school located in a national park. With an unwavering commitment to educational excellence, OTS has earned the gratitude and respect of students, parents, and the community alike;
The full resolution may be viewed in the Head of School suite, located in the Burton D. Morgan historic hallway of Firestone Hall.