Mr. Andrew Fetchik III is currently an Human Resource Director at Mayfield City Schools and was the Chardon High School principal on February 27, 2012, the day of the shooting that left three students dead and three others injured. Mr. Fetchik was front and center throughout that tragic day, assisting all law enforcement agencies, school personnel, administrators, students, and parents through one of the darkest days in our nation’s school history. Because of his actions that day and his leadership in the months following the shootings, Mr. Fetchik and Chardon High School received the Governor John Kasich Award for Courage. He has also received the Close-Caputo Educator Humanity Award.
Mr. Fetchik is a graduate of Cleveland State University and received his Master’s degree from Ursuline College. He also has his Superintendent Licensure from Ashland University.
Mr. Fetchik was named the Ohio Association of Secondary Principals 2014 Ohio Principal of the Year. He is a member of the National Association of Secondary Principals and a founding member of the Principal’s Recovery Network.
Mr. Fetchik and his wife Julie reside in Chardon with their three children, Drew, Heath, and Aubrey, all of whom attended or currently attend school in the Chardon Local Schools.