Columbiana High graduate honored as Teacher of the Year

COLUMBIANA — Dr. Benjamin Calvert Wagner was honored recently as Teacher of the Year at St. Thomas Aguinas College in New York where he is an assistant professor of psychology.

A graduate of Columbiana High School, Wagner completed his bachelor’s degree in psychology at Denison University and his master’s and doctorate at The Ohio State University.

While at OSU, he was a member of Phi Kappa Mu, honored with the Dean’s Distinguished University Fellowship and the Graduate Student Conference Award.

An author of numerous publications, Wagner has been invited to present at conferences across the United States.

Dr. Wagner was voted Teacher of the Year 2018-2019 by the staff and students at St. Thomas Aquinas. He is the son of Ray and the late Cathie Wagner of Columbiana.