Everything listed under: 2004 Inductees

  • Michelle (Moret) Zaske - WHS Class of 1990

    Michelle (Moret) Zaske - WHS Class of 1990 Gymnastic letter winner - 6 time letter winner; All State; All Conference Cross Country - 6 time letter winner Track - 6 time letter winner Awards - Most Valuable Female Athlete 1990  Academics and Activities - Homecoming candidate; Orchestra; National Honor Society College - Worthington Community College 90-92, Volleyball; St. Cloud State, Degree in BioMEdical Science/Athletic Training; North Hemmepin Community College, RN Degree Bio Michelle and ...

  • Rueben Svingen - At Large

    Rueben Svingen - Benson High School Class of 1938 College - St. Olaf 38-42 WHS Activities - Taught at the Worthington Junior High for 45 years; Helped set up the 1st Trojan Relays (put the lane lies on the track at 4:00 a.m. the day of the meet); For 45 years, was the “voice of the Trojans”, announcing for football, basketball, and track at WHS; also announced for many Worthington Junior College events such as basketball and the National JC Wrestling Tournament; the scorer for many basketball ga...

  • Leon Schimbeno - Coach

    Leon Schimbeno College - Mankato State, Kansas University, and Michigan State University; participated in Golf Career - Storden High School Teacher/Coach 1951-1954;  Fulda High School Teacher/Coach 1954-1956; Worthington High School Teacher Coach 1956-1987, Baseball Assistant Coach, Assistant Coach Football, Assistant Coach Girls and Boys Basketball, Head Golf Coach Leon and his wife, Chris, have 4 children: Gary, Terry, Shari, and Jeri.  Leon is retired and living in Worthington spend...

  • Leon Rupert - WHS Class of 1967

    Leon Rupert - WHS class of 1967 Cross Country - Lettered 3 years in Cross Country. Placed 39th at State as a Junior, Placed 11th at State as a Senior, Most Valuable Player in 1965 & 66 Track - Lettered 3 years; Most Valuable Player in 1966 & 67; State Participant in 220 yd Dash and 440 yd Dash setting school records in both; Conference record in 220 yd Dash and 440 yd Dash College - Worthington Junior College, Cross Country,Track, Track Most Valuable Player 68 Other - Active in Boy Scout...

  • Joe Roberts - WHS Class of 1957

    Joe Roberts - WHS Class of ‘57 Football - 3 time letter winner; Record of 19-5 Baseball - 3 time letter winner; District 8 Championship ’55 & ’57 Basketball - 4 time letter winner College - St. Johns, Football ‘59; Mankato State University, Baseball ’60-’62 All conference Coach - Head baseball for 11 years at Luverne, 4 District 8 Championships, 3 Southwest Conference Championships, Region 2 Championship and a trip to the State Tournament in 1972; Offensive Coordinator for football for 13 ye...

  • Dennis Burns - WHS Class of 1956

    Dennis Burns - WHS Class of 1956 Football - 3 years; All-state Honorable Mention ‘56; Played in the North-South All Star game; Co-captain ‘56 Track - 3 years; Best Discus throw of 135’1”; Shot Put 46’10” (school record for 10 years) College - Worthington Junior College,Football ‘57; Rochester JC, Track ‘58; Mankato State, Football ’61-62 University of Minnesota 62-64 Other - Served in the United States Army from 59-61 3rd Armored Division; Soldier of the Month Oct. 1960   Dennis and hi...