Dr. Michael S. Wendt 2022

Administrator / Contributor

Wilson / Section VI  


  • Starpoint High School, 1980
  • Cornell University, B.S. Agriculture Education
  • Niagara University. Masters in Education Administration
  • University at Buffalo,  Doctorate in Education

Career Highlights

  • Vice Principal, Akron Central School District 1992-1996
  • Middle School Principal, Wilson Central School District 1996-1998
  • Superintendent of Schools, Wilson Central School District 2002-2017

Special Honors & Achievements

  • Authored research at University at Buffalo that employed intense cardio-vascular exercise as an alternative to medications as a treatment for children with ADHD
  • Niagara Police Athletic League Board of Directors Award
  • NYSPHSAA Service Award 2010-2016
  • Rural Schools Association Walter H. Demming Recognition Award
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension Leadership Award WNY Education Service Council Award
  • Niagara University Educational Leader of the Year
  • Orleans Niagara Foundation Award
  • Niagara PAL Sportsman of the Year
  • NYS Association for Health Physical Exercise Recreation and Dance, Jay B. Nash AwardNational School Health Award form the American School Health Association
  • Starpoint Central School Wall of Fame

Other Recognition

  • NYSPHSAA, Section VI President and Superintendent’s Representative
  • New York State Rural Schools President
  • Orleans Niagara Athletic League President