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2012 Inductees

Byron HS Inducts 12 into the Inaugural Hall of Fame 2012
From Mr. Flater

2012 Inductees The Byron School District was pleased to kickoff it's 2012 school year with the announcement of its first annual Hall of Fame induction and ceremony. A school board appointed committee received and reviewed many nominations from friends, family, & community members. After deliberation and voting, the committee produced a list of 12 inductees to represent Byron High School's Inaugural event. This year's members include: Click here for Brochure e-book.
  • 1938 State Champion Male Music Quartet of Earl Pierson, Merle Taylor, Dick Welty, and Donald Yost
  • 1995 State Champion Wrestling Team
  • 1999 State Champion Football Team
  • Alex Auker - 3-time State Champion Track & Field '96 & '97 (hurdles & relay), 4-time All State Selection
  • Sean Considine - 2-time All State Selection Football player & member of '99 State Championship Team
  • Adam Dach - State Champion Wrestling '87. 4-Time State Qualifier, 2-Time All State Selection in Wrestling & Football
  • Jenny Folz - 2-Time Track & Field State Champion (shotput) & All State Selection
  • Jan Newhausen - Varsity Volleyball Coach, record of 496-155-17 (27th in IHSA
  • Coaching for most wins in career), 3-Time State Qualifying Teams
  • Joe Parks - Longtime Coach, Teacher, & Administrator, spanning over 2 decades, coaching Football, Basketball, Baseball, & Track
  • George Piper - 1916 Track & Field State Champion (discus)
  • Everett Stine - Football Coach 37 years, including a State Championship in 1999, inducted into the Illinois Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1993
  • Kevin Sugden - State Champion Wrestling '85, 3- Time State Qualifier, 2-Time All State Selection
Induction into the Hall of Fame and a public reception was held in the BHS gym following the game.