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Lake Campus Celebrates Graduating Class of 2022 Police Academy

CELINA, OH – On Thursday, April 21, 2022, Wright State University–Lake Campus celebrated the graduation of ten cadets from the 2021-2022 Police Academy.

The Wright State University—Lake Campus Police Academy is in compliance with the standards set by the State of Ohio and by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission. Upon completion, cadets are qualified to take the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission Test. Successful completion allows the student to become a law enforcement officer in any jurisdiction in Ohio, and also earn credit in the associate of technical study degree.

The law enforcement academy is an applied program designed to equip cadets with the skills that will allow them to succeed as a law enforcement officer in Ohio. All skills taught are designed to meet the standards set by the state and the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.

The 2022 Cadet Finalists include Kylie Archer, Tryston Cowan, Jill Gemmer, Aubrie Harrod, Lorissa Hoying, Sean McDonald, Dalan Sayer, Veronica Sepulveda, Shawn Sturwold and Garrett Weekly.

Sharon L. Kennedy, Ohio Supreme Court Justice, was the keynote speaker at the graduation. In her speech she told cadets, “The mission is bigger than yourself. The first line of defense in your community is you. You will walk a fine line, but it is not you against the world. It is you serving the world.”

The Police Academy is now enrolling cadets for the 2022-2023 academic year. Financial aid is available, and you can earn college credit. Please contact Academy Commander Mark Ernst at or 419-586-0319 if you are interested in enrolling in the police academy.

Photo Identification
Lake Campus Police Cadets shown at the 2022 Police Academy Graduation are front row, from left: Dalan Seyer, Aubrie Harrod, Shawn Sturwold, and Sean McDonald. Back row, from left: Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon L. Kennedy, Kylie Archer, Jill Gemmer, Lorissa Hoying, Tryston Cowan, Garrett Weekly, and Lake Campus Vice Provost & Chief Administrative Office Andrea Faber. Not pictured is Veronica Sepulveda.


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