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 Scouts (Star Scout), coached YMCA Track programs; Served 20 years 3 months in the United States Air Force, serving in Taiwan, Thailand, and England

Leon and his wife, Elizabeth, have 2 children: Mike and Katy, and 6 grandchildren.  Leon is currently living in Grain Valley, MO working for Inland Truck Parts as Safety Manager. He was inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame in 2004.

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