Mike Lipscomb


Mike was an outstanding high school and college athlete. He ran the high hurdles at the Ohio State Track Meet, placing 5th as a junior and 2nd as a senior. He represented the State of Ohio in the National United States Junior Chamber Track Meet in Eugene, Oregon as a senior. Mike was the captain of his college track team, and named “Who’s Who in College Athletics”. He also had a distinguished career as an environmental professional providing administrative management consulting services. He served as a senior member of the American Society for Quality, Board of Examiners for Quality New Mexico, Chairman of Quality Carlsbad and was a registered environmental manager on the National Registry of Environmental Managers.

Interview Questions

1.What are your strengths?

When I was working, I was a good motivator (in management) and a strong ethic.


2.What are your weaknesses?

In the beginning of my career, I was rather shy, but was forced into doing a lot of public speaking.


3.What did you do to be an Alumni Hall of Fame?

Athletics and the type of work I was doing (Football, basketball, track)


4.Where would you see yourself today as a student?

Reading, interested in learning, always have been learning.


5. Did being an Alumni affect you in your life today?

Absolutely. I loved the environment at Harding and it was one of the best experiences I had. Helped me to become successful.


6. What type of student were you attending Fairport?

I was not always an honor student, but I was never below average. I wanted to go to college and took harder courses in school. I ended up going to college and made the Dean’s List a few times.


7. What advice would you give a former Fairport Harding student?

Work hard at whatever you decide to do in life. Don’t just wait for something to happen, make it happen.


8. Are you willing to relocate back to Fairport?

I have often thought about it because my mom lives in Fairport and my sister is a library director. Some of my greatest memories were in Fairport. I loved playing sports and the town was so supportive and involved. Always felt special.


9. What did attending Fairport help you on your everyday life?

The school was a very good school and the educational prospect of that. The support was what made me want to do something with my life. It was very motivating.


My name is Jesus Moreno I’m an 8th grader at Fairport. I’m funny, smart, and like to talk a lot. I play basketball and football for Fairport, I like to read and write, and have fun.