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Former Ohio State Player Zach Slagle Has Reportedly Died By Suicide

first_img Just awful news about former Buckeye Zach Slagle. 2nd teammate from Ohio State to commit suicide. If you are ever down, please get some help. It’s not worth it and people love you 😔 #RIP pic.twitter.com/Z33WVT5rdF— Kirk Barton (@kirk_barton) August 8, 2019I’m raising money for Zach Slagle. Buckeye Nation we lost a great one. Please read and do your thing. If you can donate please consider it or at least share. https://t.co/jEGKrQvv9V— Jake ballard (@TheJakeBallard) August 9, 2019Ballard shared a nice note on the fundraiser page.The Ohio State Football Family lost a brother,  Zach Slagle passed away last night.  Zach Slagle was a rare person.  When describing him, most look at his great football career, which included making All-Ohio for Canton McKinley and playing for his beloved Ohio State Buckeyes.However, that just scratched the surface of who Zach was.  Zach was a worker.  His summer before enrolling at Ohio State, he worked tirelessly doing four jobs in an effort to save up for his tuition.  Once he arrived at OSU, he was a very valuable member of the team and his toughness was very evident.  His selflessness and grit helped the team go undefeated in the regular season, and he received his first of 3 pairs of gold pants for beating the University of Michigan.Our thoughts and prayers are with Slagle’s family and friends. The Ohio State Marching Band plays ahead of a Buckeyes football game against Miami (OH).COLUMBUS, OH – SEPTEMBER 1: The Ohio State Marching Band plays the music to the national anthem as the American flag is raised prior to the start of the game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Miami Redhawks on September 1, 2012 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)Ohio State fans are waking up to some terrible news on Friday. Former offensive lineman Zach Slagle, who walked on and played for the program from 2006-2008, has passed away. A number of reports suggest that Slagle died by suicide.Two of Slagle’s former teammates took to Twitter on Thursday to report the news. Kirk Barton shared Slagle’s last Facebook post, which appears to be a suicide note.In the note, Slagle both apologizes and expresses gratitude for the people in his life. He also includes the hashtag #checkforCTE – which raises many questions.Jake Ballard, another teammate, has started a GoFundMe for Slagle’s family. It’s all heartbreaking.last_img read more

Tittawella appointed senior adviser to Ministry of Finance and Media

Tittawella has over 25 years’ experience in senior positions in the Private Sector as an Investment Banker and corporate restructuring specialist as well.Tittawella was educated at Royal College Colombo and has an MBA in Capital Markets & Finance from the University of Edinburgh and a Post-graduate Diploma in Human Computer Interaction from the British Open University. He was also a former Member of the International Board of Trustees (IBT) of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK. (Colombo Gazette) He is also the Non-Executive Chairman, EAP Group and serves as Brand Ambassador for the President’s “Prevention of Kidney Disease” Task Force. Tittawella was a Senior Presidential Advisor on Economic Affairs and was the Senior Director General – President’s Office from August 2003 to November 2005. He was the first Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of the Strategic Enterprises Management Agency (SEMA), which was an initiative that he promoted to bring better accountability, good governance and enhanced performance to the largest public enterprises in Sri Lanka. Apart from serving on the Board of the National Council for Economic Development (NCED), which was the apex body, coordinating all economic development activities in Sri Lanka, he served as Chairman of Task Force to Rebuild the Nation (TAFREN), which was set-up to handle Post-Tsunami reconstruction and recovery of the Country.He has held many other key positions in the State Sector, such as Director General of Public Enterprises Reform Commission (PERC) – the then Enterprise Reform Agency of the Government of Sri Lanka and Chairman of People’s Bank, along with many Board positions in some of Sri Lanka’s largest state sector enterprises. The cabinet has approved the appointment of Mano Tittawella as senior adviser to the Minister of Finance and Media. In this capacity, he is expected to assist the minister in realizing the Government’s economic and development agenda and drive its reform agenda.He will continue to serve as the Secretary General of the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms (SCRM), which is entrusted with coordinating transitional justice mechanisms and national reconciliation in Sri Lanka. read more