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Ohio Hi-Point students help young stroke patient

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center students presented Triad Elementary School student Wyatt Wenger and family with $1,505 earlier this week to help pay for ongoing medical expenses related to a debilitating brainstem stroke he suffered in July.

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Ohio Hi-Point Career Center instructors and students presented stoke patient Wyatt Wenger, his mother, Meriah and service dog Joy with $1,505 earlier this week at the school. Standing behind the Wengers' are, from left, Jo’Dawn Parisse of Graham, Kelly Engle of Waynesfield-Goshen, Donna Beale, culinary arts instructor; Angie Walls, early childhood education instructor; Ashley Skaggs of Marysville and Hartley Ray of Ridgemont. PHOTO | OHIO HI-POINT CAREER CENTER

Wyatt spent a week at Nationwide Children’s Hospital following his stroke and is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatments there. He is the son of Benjamin Logan graduates Meriah and Seth Wenger of North Lewisburg, formerly of Bellefontaine.

Early childhood education and culinary students at the school lead a month-long fundraising effort after learning about Wyatt’s story from Early Childhood Education Instructor Angie Walls.

Nationwide Children's Hospital is now seeking a partnership with Ohio Hi-Point for continued fundraising efforts.

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