Long before he ran the public schools in Toledo and Cleveland, Eugene Sanders was a proud Blue Streak, a newly graduated from Sandusky High School and a freshman at Bowling Green State University.
He vividly recalls telling his new classmates where he was from — only to be greeted by blank stares, even from other Ohioans who had grown up nearby. And that’s when Sanders, now back home as CEO of the school system he attended as a child, would play his trump card:
Ever been to Cedar Point?
“Oh yeah,” they’d almost always say. “I’ve been there.”