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A Tradition of Excellence

2021 Graduates – Over $3.7 million dollars in scholarship awards were awarded to approximately 100 students.

Findlay City Schools is located in the heart of Hancock County and is an excellent public school system. Serving a growing cultural and economically diverse population the Findlay City Schools encompasses approximately 37 square miles. Presently, the district is comprised of one high school, two middle schools, three intermediate buildings, three primary buildings, one preschool building, and the Findlay Learning Center serving over 5,566 students. The Findlay Trojan tradition of excellence in academics, athletics, and all extracurricular activities is based on collaboration between our students, staff, administrators, parents and community who take great interest in our students. The well-qualified and caring staff is committed to creating an outstanding learning environment and a culture for excellence that supports and encourages our students and staff in their academic, extra-curricular, and personal growth.

Findlay City Schools considers “facilitating student achievement” in a safe and caring environment as one of our top priorities (Strategic Plan – Strategy I & II). In many of our core subject areas, the district is using the Ohio Department of Education academic content standards which ensures the written curriculum, classroom instruction, and assessments of all learning to match in an alignment in which research suggests makes a powerful achievement tool for our students.

For the seventh consecutive year, Findlay, Ohio has been ranked the top micropolitan community in the United States for new and expanding facilities by Site Selection magazine, the official publication of the Global FDI Association and the Industrial Asset Management Council. The magazine ranked 575 of the nation’s micropolitan areas, cities of 10,000 to 50,000 people that cover at least one county. Rankings are based on qualified projects meeting one or more of three criteria: $1 MM or more invested, 20 or more jobs created, or 20,000 or more square feet constructed.

Findlay has also been named an Ohio Magazine’s Best Hometown as well a three-time choice in America’s Best Places for Kids. Findlay City Schools is a major factor in attaining that award. Working closely with the Community Foundation and many other community agencies Findlay City Schools continues to offer programs that help nurture the whole child including service learning, guidance, wellness, award-winning music programs, nationally recognized journalism, fine arts courses, intramural and competitive sports, and provide continued special services for special needs and gifted students. We also believe that promoting character is important as part of our student’s experience at Findlay. The nine virtues are focused on one inspirational word of the month and are created to support our community’s shared values.

Athletic Program 

The Athletic Program of the Findlay City Schools is an integral part of the total educational program. Emphasis is on sportsmanship, skill development and personal satisfaction. Offering students quality programs to develop meaningful standards, leadership, community service, and sportsmanship within the educational and social environment of Findlay High School.

FHS Athletic Awards:
  • Wrestling – Hudson Goebel State Runner Up – 120 lb. weight class
  • Boys Basketball – AJ Adams TRAC Player of the Year and Jim Rucki was Div. I NW District Coach of the Year
  • Gymnastics – Emmy Omlor – State Qualifier in Vault
  • Swim – State Qualifiers – Parker Stocker – 100 Fly & 100 Backstroke and $00 Freestyle Relay of Parker Stocker, Selby Wilt, Zane Laws & Ben Williams
  • Boys Tennis – State Qualifiers – Max Hosey & Carson Dale  and TRAC Player of the Year – Max Hosey – Team were Regional Champions and State Final Four
  • Softball – TRAC Player of the Year – Leaa Ibarra
  • Track –   State Qualifiers – Bri Nichols – Discus, Micah Gremling 100 & Long Jump, Ben Ireland – 200 & 400,  $ X 200 Relay Team of Elisha Baxter, Alex Theis, Ben Ireland and Micah Gremling
  • TRAC Coach of the Year – Brian Rosendale
  • Archie Griffin Scholarship Award Winners – Ethan Franks & Sophia Yu
  • OSHAA Scholar Athlete Award Winners  – Tyler Gurney, Elisha Baxter, Jayda Brant, Elaine Hohman
  • Shannon Mills Award of Excellence – Katie Short

Congratulations FHS Athletes!

Kristen Scherger – Volleyball – Otterbein
Lexi Coward – Soccer – Defiance
Leea Ibarra – Softball – Akron
Larkin Warner – XC, Indoor/Outdoor Track – ONU
Micah Gremling – Track & Field – Walsh
Ayden Hansen – Football – Findlay
Nicolas Lavelle – Baseball – Heidleberg
Andrew Stechschulte – Baseball – ONU
Garit Krupp –  Baseball – Southeastern Academy
Seth Sleasman – Baseball  – UF
Morgan Foos – Track – Tiffin University
Andrew Petiniot – Football Manchester University
Andrew Kostendt – Football – Manchester University
Max Farmer – Wrestling – Baldwin Wallace
Adam Hellman – Track & CC – ONU

Findlay First Edition Awards

  • Marion Harding Singsational – Grand Champion Class A
  • Olentangy Keynote Classic – Overall Grand Champion
  • Heart of America National Finals – Overall Grand Champion