Fort Loramie Schools Wall of Honor inductees James Bornhorst and Kenneth Sowards.


James Bornhorst, left, and Kenneth Sowards, both of Fort Loramie, stand in front of the Fort Loramie Schools Wall of Honor before the start of their induction into the wall at Fort Loramie High School Sunday, Sept. 27. Bornhorst started the Fort Loramie Livestock 4-H Club in 1950. He was a Shelby County Fair Board member from 1954-1958. He served on the St. Michael Catholic Church’s Parish Council. In 1969 he was elected clerk for McLean Township and served until 1975. He also served two terms on the Fort Loramie School board. After serving two years in the U.S. Army Bornhorst married Carol Jean Buehler in 1956. Sowards began his teaching career at Fort Loramie School as a history teacher in 1975. He coached cross country from 1975-1980. Sowards taught at Fort Loramie Schools for 30 years, retiring in 2005. In 1983, he married Monica Amann. In 2013 Sowards tried to pinpoint a tree that used to mark the starting point of the Greenville Treaty Line survey. In 2009 Ken was instrumental in having the Bob Boerger arrowhead collection placed on permanent loan to Fort Loramie High School. Sowards has gotten many teaching awards including twice being given the Sidney/Shelby County “Exemplary Teacher” award. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

James Bornhorst, left, and Kenneth Sowards, both of Fort Loramie, stand in front of the Fort Loramie Schools Wall of Honor before the start of their induction into the wall at Fort Loramie High School Sunday, Sept. 27. Bornhorst started the Fort Loramie Livestock 4-H Club in 1950. He was a Shelby County Fair Board member from 1954-1958. He served on the St. Michael Catholic Church’s Parish Council. In 1969 he was elected clerk for McLean Township and served until 1975. He also served two terms on the Fort Loramie School board. After serving two years in the U.S. Army Bornhorst married Carol Jean Buehler in 1956. Sowards began his teaching career at Fort Loramie School as a history teacher in 1975. He coached cross country from 1975-1980. Sowards taught at Fort Loramie Schools for 30 years, retiring in 2005. In 1983, he married Monica Amann. In 2013 Sowards tried to pinpoint a tree that used to mark the starting point of the Greenville Treaty Line survey. In 2009 Ken was instrumental in having the Bob Boerger arrowhead collection placed on permanent loan to Fort Loramie High School. Sowards has gotten many teaching awards including twice being given the Sidney/Shelby County “Exemplary Teacher” award. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News


James Bornhorst, left, and Kenneth Sowards, both of Fort Loramie, stand in front of the Fort Loramie Schools Wall of Honor before the start of their induction into the wall at Fort Loramie High School Sunday, Sept. 27. Bornhorst started the Fort Loramie Livestock 4-H Club in 1950. He was a Shelby County Fair Board member from 1954-1958. He served on the St. Michael Catholic Church’s Parish Council. In 1969 he was elected clerk for McLean Township and served until 1975. He also served two terms on the Fort Loramie School board. After serving two years in the U.S. Army Bornhorst married Carol Jean Buehler in 1956. Sowards began his teaching career at Fort Loramie School as a history teacher in 1975. He coached cross country from 1975-1980. Sowards taught at Fort Loramie Schools for 30 years, retiring in 2005. In 1983, he married Monica Amann. In 2013 Sowards tried to pinpoint a tree that used to mark the starting point of the Greenville Treaty Line survey. In 2009 Ken was instrumental in having the Bob Boerger arrowhead collection placed on permanent loan to Fort Loramie High School. Sowards has gotten many teaching awards including twice being given the Sidney/Shelby County “Exemplary Teacher” award. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

James Bornhorst, left, and Kenneth Sowards, both of Fort Loramie, stand in front of the Fort Loramie Schools Wall of Honor before the start of their induction into the wall at Fort Loramie High School Sunday, Sept. 27. Bornhorst started the Fort Loramie Livestock 4-H Club in 1950. He was a Shelby County Fair Board member from 1954-1958. He served on the St. Michael Catholic Church’s Parish Council. In 1969 he was elected clerk for McLean Township and served until 1975. He also served two terms on the Fort Loramie School board. After serving two years in the U.S. Army Bornhorst married Carol Jean Buehler in 1956. Sowards began his teaching career at Fort Loramie School as a history teacher in 1975. He coached cross country from 1975-1980. Sowards taught at Fort Loramie Schools for 30 years, retiring in 2005. In 1983, he married Monica Amann. In 2013 Sowards tried to pinpoint a tree that used to mark the starting point of the Greenville Treaty Line survey. In 2009 Ken was instrumental in having the Bob Boerger arrowhead collection placed on permanent loan to Fort Loramie High School. Sowards has gotten many teaching awards including twice being given the Sidney/Shelby County “Exemplary Teacher” award. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2015/09/web1_SDN092715LorHallHonor.jpgJames Bornhorst, left, and Kenneth Sowards, both of Fort Loramie, stand in front of the Fort Loramie Schools Wall of Honor before the start of their induction into the wall at Fort Loramie High School Sunday, Sept. 27. Bornhorst started the Fort Loramie Livestock 4-H Club in 1950. He was a Shelby County Fair Board member from 1954-1958. He served on the St. Michael Catholic Church’s Parish Council. In 1969 he was elected clerk for McLean Township and served until 1975. He also served two terms on the Fort Loramie School board. After serving two years in the U.S. Army Bornhorst married Carol Jean Buehler in 1956. Sowards began his teaching career at Fort Loramie School as a history teacher in 1975. He coached cross country from 1975-1980. Sowards taught at Fort Loramie Schools for 30 years, retiring in 2005. In 1983, he married Monica Amann. In 2013 Sowards tried to pinpoint a tree that used to mark the starting point of the Greenville Treaty Line survey. In 2009 Ken was instrumental in having the Bob Boerger arrowhead collection placed on permanent loan to Fort Loramie High School. Sowards has gotten many teaching awards including twice being given the Sidney/Shelby County “Exemplary Teacher” award. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News