Hall of Fame Inductees » Arthur D. Preston

Arthur D. Preston

 Inducted Posthumously

Arthur Preston was a lifelong educator. He began his career, teaching in a one-room school in Madison Township. He was also a basketball coach in the 1940’s. He served as principal of Wheelersburg High School from 1956-1963, and superintendent at Wheelersburg from 1964-1968. His goal throughout his lifetime was to convey his devotion to and compassion for his students and the community of Wheelersburg. Mr. Preston passed away December 8, 1986.

Honors and accomplishments:
4 Scioto County Championships
3 Regional Championships

1968-1976 Wheelersburg Board of Education

Work Experience:
1930 one-room school in Madison Township
1931-1955 Taught in Green Township, Washington Township, Allentown Grade School, and Wheelersburg High School
1956-1963 Principal, Wheelersburg High School
1964-1968 Superintendent, Wheelersburg School District

Wilmington College, Bachelor’s Degree
Marshall University, Master’s Degree