On May 19, three individuals and one team were inducted to the Lake Highlands Hall of Fame at the half-time ceremony of the annual Red/White game.
Mike Marsh ’83 was honored for his accomplishments in track and field by his former high school coach, Bob Iden, who is now a superintendent in East Texas. During high school, Marsh was the state high school record holder for the Decathlon. He was named High School All American in 1983 and went on to Abilene Christian College to claim three NCAA All American honors in the Decathlon. In 1988 and 1992, Marsh was a provisional qualifier for the Summer Olympics.
He recently married Cathy Shell from Little Rock, Ark. and coaches and teaches at West Mesquite High School. He is working on a doctorate at East Texas State University.
Other honorees were Matt Stover ’85, who is currently a kicker for the Cleveland Browns, and Amy Machin, who was a honored high school soccer player and played the sport at the University of North Carolina. The ’75 cross country track team, which won state, was also inducted.
LIFE IN THE FAST LANE: Another record breaking track graduate is David Brummel ’92. He attends Earlham College and was named North Coast Athlete of the Week in men’s track for his performance at the DePauw University Invitational. Brummel won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 9:50.1, the fastest time recorded in the NCAC this spring.
AND JUSTICE FOR WOMEN: Tracy Carson ’86, a rising law student at the University of Georgia, was elected chair of the admissions committee of the National Women Law Students Association.
The association was created a year ago and about 20 law schools are members. Carson’s committee will focus on recent gender bias studies and ways to better prepare women for life and careers after law school.
TEACHER ON THE GREEN: Trey Knox ’78, a professionally certified golf instructor, is forming summer classes through his TKK System III Golf School. The classes will be at an area facility and include clinics for specialty shots, short game, junior golfers, student golfers, beginner and advanced players. Instruction is offered in group clinics or on an individual basis.
Knox was a member of the Lake Highlands Golf Team in ’77 and ’78. Call him at 341-0554 for information.
AWARD WINNING ESSAY: Congratulations are in order for Jennifer Spry, a junior at Lake Highlands. Her essay entitled “Gay and Lesbian Rights, Why Should I Care?” won her a $500 U.S. Savings Bond from the Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance, and Liberty and Justice for All, an organization that promotes diversity.