(7-7-21) Former Parkway business teacher, wrestling coach and technology director Kevin Browning (44) was sentenced this week to six years in prison by Van Wert County Common Pleas Court Judge Martin Burchfield.

On May 27th Browning pleaded guilty to the four felony counts of 3rd degree felony sexual battery involving a former student.

In March of 2020 he was indicted grand jury in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court.

Browning, who is from Willshire, was placed on leave by Parkway school officials after the allegations became known and resigned from the system in September of 2019.

According to his LinkedIn Account he was hired by Crown Equipment in New Bremen on October of 2019 (is no longer employed with Crown Equipment Corporation as of May 2021) as an IT Business Analyst-Global Business Solutions.

In 2012 Browning started and developed the wrestling program at Parkway.