The Licking Heights High School athletic department is celebrating Mr. Eric Bortmas. He was named ’Athletic Trainer of the Year’ by the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Recipients of this award are athletic trainers in good standing who meet the athletic training standards of the Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Athletic Trainers’ Board of Ohio. Winners have worked a minimum of five years in the state of Ohio and have made contributions to the athletes and athletics at the state, district, or national level.
Bortmas is a well-respected member of the Licking Heights community who recently receiving the district’s ‘Hornet Award.’ He was also appointed to the City of Pataskala’s Parks & Recreation Advisory Board this year.