Marion Local's Patrick Minnich tapped for honor
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local High School teacher Patrick Minnich has lots of heroes but they are not the ones who throw game-winning touchdowns, hit the most home runs in a season, star in blockbuster movies or record chart-topping songs.
His role models leave family and friends in order to protect America's interests here at home or in foreign lands. They put their lives on the line so that others might escape tyranny and enjoy the freedom that some folks on the homefront take for granted. [More