Mr. Laswell has taught instrumental music for the past eleven years, seven at Westerville South HS. He received his Bachelor of Music Education from Ohio Northern University and his Masters of Music in Music Education from Kent State University. Mr. Laswell currently instructs the Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Marching Band. Mr. Laswell performs in the Westerville Concert Band, a community band of over 80 local musicians who perform throughout central Ohio. He lives in Hilliard with his wife Emily, their daughter Rylee, and their six-year old beagle, Cooper.