Lester Belding and Marcy Thurwachter are two of six individuals who will be inducted into North Central College's Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 26, during the 2013 Homecoming Weekend.
Belding had a wealth of experience before his arrival at North Central College in 1945 and used his skills as an administrator and coach over a 20-year tenure to set the stage for the Cardinals’ many successes to follow. More
Upon her arrival on the North Central College campus in 1985, Thurwachter immediately assumed many job titles, including those of an administrator and professor in the physical education department, but felt most comfortable in the role of a coach. As the coach of the Cardinals women’s volleyball and track and field programs, she quickly elevated to new competitive heights and inspired student-athletes to aspire to higher levels of success. More
Four more individuals—John Novak ’64, Sheryl Fincher ’84 McGill, Alonzo Alexander ’93 and Erik Taylor ’98—will be featured in future posts in North Central Pride.