SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SMOLENSKI ERIC M

(Last) (First) (Middle)
200 OLD WILSON BRIDGE ROAD

(Street)
COLUMBUS OH 43085

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
03/25/2009
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WORTHINGTON INDUSTRIES INC [ WOR ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
VP-HUMAN RESOURCES
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Shares 463 D
Common Shares 3,304(1) I By 401(K) Plan
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Purchase) 03/30/2002(2) 03/29/2011 common shares 3,000 9.3 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Purchase) 06/01/2005(3) 05/31/2014 common shares 5,000 19.2 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Purchase) 06/01/2007(3) 05/31/2016 common shares 20,000 18.17 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Purchase) 07/02/2008(3) 07/01/2017 common shares 15,000 22.73 D
Employee Stock Option (Right to Purchase) 07/01/2009(3) 06/30/2018 common shares 15,000 20.21 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Amount listed is the most up-to-date information available regarding holdings in the Company Plan Fund which invests in Common Shares of the Company.
2. This non-qualified stock option was granted out of the Company's 1990 Stock Option Plan and vests at 20% per year. Date listed is the first day the options are available.
3. This non-qualified stock option was granted out of the Company's 2003 Stock Option Plan and vests at 20% per year. Date listed is the first day the options are available.
Remarks:
/s/Eric M Smolenski 03/26/2009
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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