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Mentor Theatre is a member of the International Thespian Society as Troupe #6

Mentor Theatre Fall Season Recap

Noni Arndt November 28, 2023

This fall was a very exciting time for the International Thespian Troupe #6 of Mentor High School. Mentor Theatre kicked off its 100th Anniversary season with an alumni/student musical review. This...

MHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor 2023 Inductees

MHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor 2023 Inductees

Sarah Blakemore and Mr. Steve Couch April 27, 2023

This year, six Mentor High alumni will be inducted in the MHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor (you can see it at the beginning of F-wing.) The reason that many of these people are inducted is due to...

Logan Rohaley, Mentor High School Class of 2011, and current SpaceX employee

Meet Logan Rohaley – The Mentor Alum Who Works for SpaceX

Evelyn Megery, Editor March 1, 2023
"Learning a trade provided me with the opportunity to obtain skills, practice habits and gain intuitions that were critical to my success as an engineering student, and as a welding engineering graduate."
Ari in the pit representing her undergraduate uni

Ari Kocab (MHS ’18) talks about her bioarchaeological findings in Spain! (Part Two)

October 13, 2022
MHS graduate travels to Spain for a bioarchaeological dig
@mpmegan photography

Meet Mentor alum Ari Kocab: OU Anthropology Graduate (Part One)

Evelyn Megery, Editor October 12, 2022
What makes Ari stand out from the crowd is the amazing success she has reached throughout her college education and the plethora of opportunities that have come her way.
Kevin Kleber, MHS and West Point grad

Alumni Profile – Kevin Kleber

Andrew Freeman, Editor May 28, 2022

Cardinal Nation had the pleasure of sitting down with MHS alum, West Point grad, and former US Army Special Operations Officer Kevin Kleber to discuss his life and experiences. Kevin was born and raised...

Maya Majikas, MHS graduate, is now a mover and shaker in Columbus, working within the state legislature.

Ring! Ring! Meet the Mentor Alum Working Her Way Up in Columbus

Teresa Morek, Contributor May 27, 2022

With all of the opportunities available at Mentor High School, it's no wonder there are so many successful and influential alumni. One of these great minds is Maya Majikas, a graduate of The John Glenn...

Vincent Russell Brown, MHS valedictorian whose name is now enshrined on the Wall of Freedom

Meet the MHS Valedictorian Who Died in WWII

Evelyn Megery, Editor May 19, 2022
Brown remains on Mentor High's Wall of Freedom and his name is spoken annually at the Veteran's Day assembly.
Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow with Mentor alum Jason Surrell (88)

Meet the Mentor Alum Who Got to Hang With Johnny Depp

Quinn Fuerst, Contributor May 4, 2022

Don't you wish you could hang with Johnny Depp? Well, 1988 Mentor High alum Jason Surrell did. Read on about how that happened and the rest of his entertainment career! Cardinal Nation: How did you get...

Exclusive Interview with MHS Alumni Tony Gonzalez and Jim Cooney

Exclusive Interview with MHS Alumni Tony Gonzalez and Jim Cooney

Doug Slovenkay, Contributor March 22, 2022

    Here in Mentor, we are fortunate to not only have the facilities to allow for the seeds of an excellent performing arts program to be planted but also to have a culture that has turned those seeds...

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