Hall of Fame honor for Swenson

By Steve Sell
January 15, 2018

MANHATTAN — McPherson’s Carol Swenson was inducted into the Kansas State Track and Field Officials Association Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Swenson has been the longtime announcer at the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s State Track and Field Meet and also is regarded as the premier track and field statistician in Kansas. He also serves as meet announcer at many sites, including Kansas State and the KCAC Championships.

Swenson is a member of the McPherson High Wall of Fame and the McPherson College Hall of Fame. 

He was a teacher and coach at McPherson Junior High and McPherson High School and also was the athletic director at MHS. He later was the Sports Information Director at McPherson College before retiring.


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