DR. STEPHEN STURGILL | Executive Director of Wraparound Services
Dr. Stephen Sturgill is a 1990 graduate of Lorain Admiral King High School. He later went on to attend Ashland University, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Education and Master’s degree in Administration.
Eventually, he earned an educational doctorate in Educational Leadership from Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida.
He started his teaching career in 1996 as a special education teacher with Cleveland Heights/University Heights Schools. During his career, Dr. Sturgill has served as a building administrator, assistant principal, small school principal, high school principal, director of curriculum and instruction, and assistant superintendent.
Before returning to Lorain Schools, he served as Sandusky City Schools's chief staff. He is now the executive director of Wraparound Services and Operations for Lorain Schools.
In 2016, Dr. Sturgill retired as a captain in the Ohio Army National Guard after serving more than 22 years as an enlisted soldier and officer. He deployed to support Operation Noble Eagle in 2002, to Iraq in 2009 as a platoon leader, and to Afghanistan in 2012 as a company commander. Also, he supported various humanitarian missions in Louisiana, including hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Dr. Sturgill is a resident of Lorain.