Wiley Professor Killed
and coworker. he was killed in a tragic crash late last week. k-t-b-s 3's keristen holmes reports. "he loved the students dearly and he wasn't satisfied unless they learned something in his classes. he was one of my best friends and he's going to be sorely missed by everyone." wiley college faculty members and students remember dr. valentyn siniak. siniak died in a motorcycle accident on friday. wiley officials want to make sure their students are okay. "we are making every effort to attend to the needs of the students as they need support." "he knew alot of stuff, it seems like the wildest question i could think of, he had an answer for. or if he didn't have the answer for it, we'd go to google and look it up." dr. siniak not only taught clarence calhoun but calhoun says, siniak was his mentor. "i used to tell him he was like my role model because everywhere he was i wanted to be. so, i'm going to achieve being an anesthesiologis t." "he helped me to buy my first stethoscpe and blod presure cuf... (deep sigh)" calhoun says having siniak as a professor changed his life. "with him just guiding me and kind of giving me a pattern to ink along, it st trigeme to unleash my tual talent to ok smart." ike rhnow i ve a. gotl a's and i hav't donethat sieradehool." risten holmesbs 3 news.siniak had been a assistant biology professor at wiley college for 6 years. he and his family moved here from the ukraine. college for 6 years. he and his family moved here from the ukraine. a rosary service for dr. siniak is scheduled for thursday at 5 o'clock at st. joseph's catholic church in marshall. the funeral will follow at 5:30. wiley college will have a memorial service for siniak on tuesday, january 15th. the texas legislature kicked off its 140-day session today.