Swenson named to KSHSAA Hall of Fame

By Steve Sell
December 02, 2016

The Kansas State High School Activities Association announced today that McPherson’s Carol Swenson will be inducted into the 2017 KSHSAA Hall of Fame.

Here is what the state said about Swenson:

“For the past 40 years, Swenson has served as the state track & field meet announcer, providing listeners with an incredible range of statistical information. A former high school Activities Director, coach and math instructor, he has an incredible fascination for data and records. He compiled/edited the KSHSAA 100-Year History Books of Kansas High School Basketball and Track & Field as well as the History of State Cross Country. Since 2001 he has served as the media/statistics coordinator for the 5A state basketball tournaments and for the past 44 years has served as a correspondent/statistician for Track & Field News. This former McPherson College SID also serves as the announcer for numerous collegiate track and cross country meets.”

Others to be honored are the late Meredith Grusing, Reggie Romine, Clemma Stone and Susan True.