Cecil M. Sims HOF

Cecil M. Sims


1998 HALL OF FAME WINNER Cecil M. Sims (1891 – 1978) Sims was born in Basil, Ohio and moved to Piqua in 1919 to become the new high school principal. He later served as the superintendent of schools and the executive director of the Chamber of Commerce. Sims served as the president of the Library Board, the Piqua Chautauqua Association, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Teachers Association, and a charter member of the State Board of Education. Sims dedicated his life to the community as a teacher, administrator, author, musician, coach and civic leader.