New school resource officer joins OHS

This story was originally published in the second edition of The Lion’s Tale (November 6, 2020).

Officer Ryan Meyer has joined Oviedo High School (OHS) as a school resource officer. He attended OHS, where he played baseball, and graduated in 2011. Meyer was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles out of high school, but continued his baseball career at the University of Central Florida (UCF). He later graduated from UCF in 2015 and received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Meyer worked for a time for a private security firm before entering the field of law enforcement.

His responsibilities at OHS include helping administration with disciplinary situations, acting as a liaison between the school administration and the Oviedo Police Department, and most helping create a safe and fun environment for students and staff . He also helps coach the baseball team.

“The school year is going smoothly with the COVID pandemic and with everyday operations,” Meyer said. “The faculty and students are doing a great job dealing with stressful times and working together to make it a great school year.”