Horner to take reins at Apollo

Deb Zwez

After 12-plus years at the helm of Wapakoneta City Schools, Superintendent Keith Horner will leave that post later this year to start as the superintendent of Apollo Career Center.

Horner, 50, said he’s always been attracted to Apollo and the opportunities the school provides to students and adults.

“I’ve been watching Apollo for years,” Horner said this morning, noting the programs there “give kids and adults really practical experiences” that are applicable in today’s economic climate.

“When you look at all the programs they offer at Apollo, those jobs are the jobs that are in high demand,” Horner said.

He leaves the Wapakoneta district with mixed emotions.

“I really like where we are as a district,” Horner said. “We can always make improvements but I think we’re in a good place for our kids.”

Horner sent an email to classified and certified staff this morning announcing...

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