2016 Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

2016 BULL DOG ALUMNI HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Please join us in welcoming the latest inductees to the Bull Dog Alumni Hall of Fame.  These four outstanding Bull Dogs were recognized at an induction ceremony on Friday evening, September 9.  What a great group of Bull Dogs!

Be sure to stop by the high school when possible to check out the Hall of Fame Display, or you can view the entire Hall of Fame online at our Bull Dog Alumni Hall of Fame Page.

 

DUANE L. BARROWS, CLASS OF 1946

  • FRANKLIN COLLEGE GRADUATE AND MASTER’S DEGREE FROM BUTLER UNIVERSITY
  • TEACHER, ASSISTANT FOOTBALL COACH AND HEAD BOYS SWIM COACH AT COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL
  • COACHED CHS SWIM TEAMS TO A RECORD OF 116 WINS, 98 OF WHICH WERE CONSECUTIVE DUAL MEET VICTORIES, AND 2 LOSSES
  • HIS TEAMS WON 6 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS, 2 RUNNER-UP FINISHES AND ONE THIRD-PLACE FINISH ALONG WITH 5 RELAY STATE CHAMPS AND 28 INDIVIDUAL STATE CHAMPS. (1956-65)
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AT INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, WHERE HE COACHED THE MEN’S SWIM TEAM TO A RECORD OF 87 WINS AND 57 LOSSES (1966-1979)
  • PROMOTED AND TAUGHT SWIMMING FOR ALL AGES WHILE DEVELOPING THE DONNER SWIM CLUB IN COLUMBUS AND THEN STARTING THE TERRE HAUTE AQUATIC CLUB IN 1971
  • MEMBER OF THE INDIANA SWIMMING AND DIVING HALL OF FAME, 2007
  • RECIPIENT OF THE FRANKLIN COLLEGE ALUMNI ATHLETIC AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENT AND SPECIAL SERVICE AWARD FROM THE INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING COACHES ASSOCIATION
  • BEGINNING IN 1984, A 4-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP GIVEN IN HIS MEMORY TO A GRADUATING ATHLETE FROM BARTHOLOMEW CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL CORPORATION

MARTHA MAY “MARTY” NEWSOM, CLASS OF 1945

  • FRANKLIN COLLEGE GRADUATE AND MASTER’S DEGREE FROM OHIO UNIVERSITY
  • PIONEER IN THE GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA MOVEMENT, DEDICATING 41 YEARS OF DISTINGUISHED SERVICE FOR THE BETTERMENT OF YOUNG GIRLS AND WOMEN
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THREE DIFFERENT GIRLS CLUBS FROM 1948-1963
  • DIRECTOR OF THE WESTERN FIELD SERVICES OFFICE, ORGANIZING THE FIRST REGIONAL OFFICE FOR THE GIRLS CLUB OF AMERICA IN LOS ANGELES IN 1965-66
  • NATIONAL FIELD SERVICES DIRECTOR OF GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA, INC. WITH HEADQUARTERS IN NYC, 1966-1983
  • DIRECTOR OF SERVICE CENTERS, BASED IN THE NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER IN INDIANAPOLIS, WHICH CONTINUED TO PROVIDE PROGRAMMING ADVICE, ACTIVITY PLANNING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING, 1983-1990
  • ASSISTED IN CHANGING THE NAME OF THE GIRLS CLUB OF AMERICA TO GIRLS, INC, 1990
  • RECIPIENT OF THE “SAGAMORE OF THE WABASH”, PRESENTED BY GOVERNOR ROBERT ORR
  • MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE FUND RAISING DRIVE FOR THE $2.2 MILLION PROJECT FOR THE REBUILDING OF THE FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH, 1997

TERRY R. SCHMIDT, D.D.S., CLASS OF 1970

  • GRADUATED CUM LAUDE FROM BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
  • ALL-AMERICAN SAFETY AND ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN AT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
  • NAMED MOST VALUABLE PLAYER HIS SENIOR YEAR, 1973
  • NAMED AS A DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS AT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
  • MEMBER OF THE INDIANA FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME
  • PLAYED 11 SEASONS IN THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE 1974-84, 2 SEASONS FOR THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS AND 9 SEASONS FOR THE CHICAGO BEARS
  • SELECTED TO THE NFL ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
  • GRADUATED MAGNA CUM LAUDE AS CO-VALEDICTORIAN AT LOYOLA UNIVERSITY’S COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY
  • SERVED AS DENTAL SERVICE CHIEF AT THREE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTERS IN CHICAGO, TAMPA AND ASHEVILLE
  • CURRENTLY IS THE DENTAL SERVICE CHIEF AT MOUNTAIN HOME VETERANS ADMINISTRATION MEDICAL CENTER IN JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE
  • IS IN HIS 28TH YEAR PROVIDING DENTAL CARE TO VETERANS OF THE ARMED SERVICES THROUGH VHA
  • TRAVELS ON MEDICAL/DENTAL MISSION TRIPS ANNUALLY TO PROVIDE DENTAL CARE TO THOSE UNDERPRIVILEGED IN CENTRAL AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA AND PARTS OF AFRICA
  • MEMBER ON THE MEDICAL BOARD OF THE CHRISTIAN MEDICAL SERVICE OF CHRISTIANS FOR WORLDWIDE EVANGELISM  (CWE)

ANTHONY W. “TONY”  STEWART, CLASS OF 1989

  • MULTI-TALENTED RACECAR DRIVER, RACE TEAM OWNER , RACE TRACK OWNER, RACING SERIES OWNER AND PHILANTHROPIST
  • 4-TIME UNITED STATES AUTO CLUB (USAC) CHAMPION, INCLUDING THE “TRIPLE CROWN” (1ST DRIVER TO WIN THE SPRINT, MIDGET AND SILVER CROWN DIVISIONS IN THE SAME YEAR), 1995
  • INDY CAR SERIES CHAMPION, 1997 AND 3-TIME NASCAR CHAMPION, 2002, 2005 AND 2011
  • WINNER OF “ROOKIE OF THE YEAR” AWARDS IN USAC, INDIANAPOLIS 500 AND NASCAR SPRINT CUP
  • ONLY DRIVER TO WIN NASCAR AND INDY CAR CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL MIDGET RACING HALL OF FAME AND UNITED STATES AUTO CLUB HALL OF FAME
  • STARTED TSR (TONY STEWART RACING) WHICH HAS SUPPORTED RACING TEAMS IN USAC AND WORLD OF OUTLAWS
  • BECAME CO-OWNER AND DRIVER FOR STEWART-HAAS RACING IN 2009, SPONSORING 4 CARS IN THE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES, WHICH HAVE WON MULTIPLE RACES AND CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • FORMED THE TONY STEWART FOUNDATION IN 2003 THAT GRANTS FUNDS TO ORGANIZATIONS SERVING CHRONICALLY ILL AND PHYSICALLY DISABLED CHILDREN, ANIMALS THAT ARE ENDANGERED OR AT-RISK AND DRIVERS INJURED IN THE SPORT OF MOTOR RACING
  • MORE THAN 150 ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVING OVER $6.5 MILLION TO DATE IN 42 STATES