COLUMBUS – The Patrol’s 164th Academy Class graduated today after 26 weeks of intense training. The keynote address was provided by Ohio Department of Public Safety Director John Born. Additional remarks were provided by Colonel Paul A. Pride, Patrol Superintendent, and Captain Chuck A. Jones, Academy Commandant. The Oath of Office was issued by Judge Peter B. Abele, Fourth District, Court of Appeals.

Courses completed by the 164th class included; crash investigation, criminal and traffic law, detection of impaired drivers, firearms, physical fitness, self-defense, and emergency vehicle operations.

Trooper Tevin J. Williams, Toledo, was selected as class speaker and thanked the Academy and cadet family members for being supportive during their training.

Three graduates received special honors for top performance in various fields of study at the Training Academy. The honorees were:

Overall performance – Trooper Tevin J. Williams, Swanton Post
Top performance in academics – Trooper Maynard G. Gasser, Akron Post
Top performance in driving – Trooper Cory T. Cornwell, Ashland Post
Top performance in firearms – Trooper Maynard G. Gasser, Akron Post
Top performance in physical fitness – Trooper Tevin J. Williams, Swanton Post
Each of the graduates will report to their posts on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The graduates’ first 60-working days will be a field-training period under the guidance of a veteran officer. The new graduates are assigned to 26 of the Patrol’s 58 posts.

 Academy Class Roster 

                                                              

FIRSTMILASTHOMETOWNAssignment

Stacey

Acosta

Strongsville

OH

Cleveland District, Elyria Post

Alyssa

Balogh

Campbell

OH

Cambridge District, Steubenville Post

Katherine

 N

Barnes

Warren

OH

Warren District, Hiram Post

Kaycie

M

Boyer

Groveport

OH

Columbus District, West Jefferson Post

Terra

L

Chambers

Berea

OH

Cleveland District, Medina Post

Andrew

R

Charter

Gibsonburg

OH

Bucyrus District, Fremont Post

Cory

T

Cornwell

Marion

OH

Cleveland District, Ashland Post

Casey

Q

Dawes-Bailey

Canal Winchester

OH

Piqua District, Springfield Post

Joshua

M

Fenton

Butler

OH

Bucyrus District, Milan Post

Joseph

D

Ferguson

Byesville

OH

Cambridge District, Marietta Post

Maynard

G

Gasser

Wadsworth

OH

Cleveland District, Akron Post

Alec

D

Ginther

Hartville

OH

Cambridge District, St. Clairsville Post

Devin

M

 Harris

Warren

OH

Warren District, Canfield Post

Kareem

M

Jackson Jr.

Pickerington

OH

Columbus District, Lancaster Post

Derek

A

Jones

Urbana

OH

Piqua District, Springfield Post

Jacob

W

Lawson

Springfield

OH

Findlay District, Van Wert Post

John

N

Madigan

Lakeview

OH

Findlay District, Findlay Post

Joshua

D

McCarty

Jackson

OH

Jackson District, Chillicothe Post

Gene

W

Montgomery

Clayton

OH

Wilmington District, Cincinnati Metro

Madison

N

Moore

Pataskala

OH

Columbus District, Lancaster Post

Robert

P

Myers

Delaware

OH

Columbus District, Mt. Gilead Post

Nicholas

M

Nolte

Troy

OH

Piqua District, Dayton Post

Chase

D

Perreault

Louisville

OH

Columbus District, West Jefferson Post

Jason

L

Phillips

Ashville

OH

Columbus District, Mt. Gilead Post

Ryan

M

Phillips

Celina

OH

Findlay District, Defiance Post

Seth

D

Sparks

West Union

OH

Wilmington District, Georgetown Post

Emma

M

Sweatt

Holland

OH

Warren District, Canfield Post

Elizabeth

M

Theaker

Maumee

OH

Findlay District, Defiance Post

Eric

R

Tometich

Cincinnati

OH

Wilmington District, Batavia Post

Stephen

L

Wagers

Newark

OH

Cambridge District, Cambridge Post

Tevin

J

Williams

Toledo

OH

Findlay District, Swanton Post

Joshua

A

Yeager

Canton

OH

Warren District, Lisbon Post