B.S., Denison University
Ed.M., University of Toledo
Citation awarded June, 1995
Mike has been Principal of Anderson High School in Cincinnati since 1985, having spent many years as a teacher and athletics coach after his graduation from Denison. Mike holds the Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Toledo. During his tenure as principal, Anderson High School has been recognized three times by the U.S. Department of Education for its excellence, especially with regard to its drug prevention program.
A longtime participant in the war against drugs, since 1984 Mike has been a consultant to the Drug Enforcement Administration for Athletes. He has spoken in seminars and schools in thirty-three states and two foreign countries. He has written three books for the DEA. He was honored by that Agency for this work in June of 1986.
Mike is now serving as a Board Member of the Ohio Prevention and Education Resource Center, and of Kids Helping Kids, a substance abuse treatment program.
Mike is a Class Officer and Reunion Manager for his Denison Class. He and his wife, Ann Gusweiler Hall ’60, have three grown daughters, one of whom, Deborah, is a 1988 Denison alumna.