By: The Beaver Dam High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee
The Beaver Dam High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee has chosen the inductees for the class of 2017. They are:
Tom Braker: A 1976 graduate of BDHS, Tom was a 3 sport athlete, participating in football, basketball and baseball winning a total of 9 varsity letters. He was a first team all-conference selection multiple times in football and was a key member of the undefeated 1974 team. He attended the University of Wisconsin on a football scholarship – he was a member of the football team from 1976-1979.
Maureen Steil: A 1977 graduate of BDHS, Maureen lettered in 4 sports – swimming, tennis, basketball and softball. In 1976, she qualified for the WIAA Girls State Tennis Tournament and was all-conference in basketball and softball in 1977. She attended UW-LaCrosse where she played on the Women’s Basketball Team in 1977-1978 and also the Women’s Rugby Club Team. She is a manager for Office Depot in Sparks, Nevada.
Tom Johnson: A long time coach and Social Studies teacher at BDHS, Johnson coached track and cross country winning numerous Wisconsin Little Ten titles over 3 decades. He has also had a long career as a high school and collegiate track official. He has served in that role for both the Big Ten and Big East Conferences. He is a graduate of Indiana University and resides in Beaver Dam.
Complete biographies and induction ceremony details will be provided as we get closer to the 2017 Homecoming – currently scheduled for October 6th.