Michael Bodine II Outstanding Alumni 2023

Outstanding Alumna—Michael Bodine II
Engineering Drafting 1994

Michael Bodine is leaving his mark on Marion and Central Ohio, literally. The 1994 graduate of Tri-Rivers’ Engineering & Drafting program has been a part of many critical infrastructure improvements to Central Ohio. Plus, his brilliance in branding, graphic design, photography, videography, and commercials can be seen all around Marion and beyond!


Some areas of critical improvements that he has worked on include working with:

The New Albany Company—the Amazon Distribution Center, Meta Data Center (which is Facebook), and Google.  Mike worked on Improvements to the area to help accommodate these facilities.

For The Ohio State University, he worked on Infrastructure improvements, the Cannon Drive relocation and renderings.

At Miami University – he worked on a roadway design for campus to help improve the  traffic flow.

And, He has worked on countless others.

Michael has also been involved in engineering projects for the City of Bucyrus, including their Downtown Park Design and Conceptual layouts. And if you’ve seen that, it’s beautiful! The park is a focal point for that community.   He has done countless layouts for subdivisions all over central Ohio and numerous expansions of Industrial Parks for economic development in central Ohio.

In Marion his Graphic Designs, Videography, and Conceptual Layouts have helped to develop Founders Park in the Downtown. His Branding and Design is evidenced at Nathan’s Barbershop, Taste of Memphis, Attaboys, Harding Harbor Seafood, The Paisley Peacock, Marion Police Department, Marion MPACT Program, and Marmet.

He has also done Videography for Marion Technical College, Marion Children Services, Marion County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Whirlpool Corporation, Day One Integrative Services, Habitat for Humanity, Payne’s Pizza, Taste of Memphis, Attaboys, Harding Harbor Seafood, Nathans Barbershop, Cooper’s Bowl, Main Squeeze, Charleston Place, Infinite Inflatables, Brave Woman Boutique, The Door Guys, Northern Ohio Fire Prevention, Golf Cart Guy, Bowstring Bar and Grill, Corey’s Stump Grinding, Hessler’s Screen Printing, Marmet, Marion Police Department, Mathews Honda, Mathews Dodge, Pop’n & Roll’n, Nationwide – Douce Agency, HER Realtors, Doyle’s Auto Repair, Marion Public Library, KCI Realty, Paradise Park, Sansotta’s Fresh Italian, Marion City Schools, Marion Public Health Dept, Marion County Dispatch Center. Just to name a few…The list goes on and on.  (hold up the book)

Michael’s journey in the Civil Engineering field has worked well with his passion for graphic design and videography.

He also enjoys volunteering. He donates his time to help with designs to promote the city of Marion and local businesses. He has made considerable contributions to the Marion City Police Department. He has also used his photography skills to promote several local businesses through social media.

We thank Mike for being on the advisory board for our Interactive Media program and for being a mentor to Tri-Rivers’ students.

Mike, we admire your passion, your professionalism, and tireless efforts to better Central Ohio. You are truly a TRCC success story, and we are proud of you.

By Ellen Messenger