High school hall of fame inductees


News-Current Report

BEAVERCREEK Beavercreek City Schools and the Beavercreek High School Alumni Association announce new inductees into the Beavercreek High School Distinguished Hall of Fame. Karen M. Deming, Robert M. LeVeck Jr., Debra Newton, Thomas M. O’Diam, and Barbara Ann Swartz were chosen because of their accomplishments resulting from service and dedication to their school district, community, and the world.

Karen M. Deming, a 1979 graduate of Beavercreek High School, was an accomplished retail and sales executive with Bunge, Inc. Karen and her husband formed Deming Designs, Inc., a company that specializes in manufacturing wheelchairs and beach walkers that allow severely handicapped persons to join family members in beach activities.

Robert M. LeVeck Jr. is a 1973 graduate of Beavercreek High School. In addition to mentoring young entrepreneurs through the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, Robert is the CEO/Co-Owner of LeVeck Lighting Products. A trusted lighting advisor to organizations around the world, Robert is also an Ohio soccer coach and volunteer.

Debra Newton is a 1973 graduate of Beavercreek High School. She has held numerous positions in the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association and is currently a senior development excellence lead with Genetech.

Thomas M. O’Diam, representing the class of 1977, is a fourth generation graduate of Beavercreek High School. Appointed by Ohio Governor John Kasich as Greene County Probate Court Judge, Thomas is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce.

Barbara Ann Swartz is a 1959 graduate of Beavercreek High School. Barbara served as director, teacher, and trainer when initiating the Shedd Reading Program at Valley Elementary School for which she received the National Apple Award of Excellence. A recipient of the Beavercreek Schools Teacher of the Year Award, Barbara volunteers her services in summer pre-school programs.

The Beavercreek High School Distinguished Hall of Fame, created by the Beavercreek High School Alumni Association, celebrated its first class of inductees in 2000. From high-ranking military personnel to internationally known figures in the entertainment industry, inductees have distinguished themselves as upholding the ideals of the Beavercreek community.

Story courtesy of Beavercreek City Schools.

Story courtesy of Beavercreek City Schools.