Vernon S. Hoesch
Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1981
Tex Hoesch attended North Central College for two years before his education was interrupted by two years of service in the U.S. Army, European Theatre, during World War II. Following WWII, he returned to graduate from North Central. Hoesch was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church, YMCA, Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, Jaycees and the Community Fund. He also played a leadership role in a program that assisted with the relocation of Vietnamese refugee families to Naperville. As a loyal North Central College alumnus, he also served as president of the Alumni Association, worked as a Naperville Community Campaign volunteer and served on North Central’s Board of Trustees from 1972-81.