Charles W. Lentz                  Inducted 1995 - Class of 1945

Professional accomplishments

* Retired in 1992 from SSOE, Inc., Toledo architectural and engineering film. Enjoyed 40 years of

   service with SSOE, Inc., including positions as:

* Member of the Board of Directors

* Vice president administration human resources

* Director of personnel

* Director of marketing

* Director of computer department

* Chief draftsman, structural detailing

* Structural engineer

* Member of many professional engineering associations

Personal achievements

* Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, University of Michigan, 1951

* Member of the University of Michigan's 1947, 1948 and 1949 Big-Ten Champion football Teams, which were rated number one

   in the nation. Never played in the Rose Bowl because of the three-year repeating rule

* Held the individual Big-Ten Single Season Pass Interception Record for 19 years

 

High school endeavors

* President of the senior class

* Most valuable player in football as a senior

* Sports editor of the SAGA

* President of Woodward's National Honor Society and Engineering Society

* 1944 and 1945 Varsity) football team

* 1944 and 1945 city champion basketball team

 

Most influential educator at Woodward

"W.F. Rohr's guidance and counseling encouraged me to want to go to college and obtain an engineering degree. He was a no-nonsense kind of teacher – very serious and firm but helpful. Rohr instilled discipline and a sense of responsibility in his students."

 

Family ties

* Married to Dolores

* Two daughters, Kathy and Lorie

* Three grandsons

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