DON WHITMER, GOSHEN HIGH, 1942
Don earned 10 letters at GHS in basketball, football and track. He was the leading scorer in football and basketball his senior season and was the second-leading scorer in track. Don was All-State in football as a senior. He had a great game against Fort Wayne North that season, scoring back-to-back touchdowns on runs of 65 and 66 yards. He helped lead the basketball team to the sectional championship, being named to the all-sectional team. The Redskins advance to the regional title game, where they bowed to South Bend Central. As a senior, Don won the sectional long jump and tied for second in the high jump. He is an Indiana University graduate and also served 3 1/2 years in the U.S. Air Force. He was an elementary and junior high teacher and coach, later serving as a principal in the South Bend School system. He retired after 30 years in 1981.