Recipients of the Athletic Hall of Honor Award, Coach of the Year Award, and BAA Award of Merit will be honored on Sunday, October 11, 2015. The awards luncheon, catered by Brookville Hotel, begins at 12:30 p.m. in Stroble-Gibson. The cost is $15 for adults, $7.50 for children 5-11. Children 4 and under are free.
The Athletic Hall of Honor gives recognition to individuals whose performance on the athletic field during their time at Bethany was noteworthy and exemplary of the high standards for which Bethany athletics historically have been known. The 2015 recipients of the Athletic Hall of Honor are: Ralph Fry ’66, Dustin Hildebrand ’03, Nate Sungy ’02 and Ricky Johnson ’84 (inducted in June).

The Alumni Coach of the Year Award was established in order to recognize the individual Bethany former student or graduate who has directed and coached a secondary or collegiate varsity sport team or teams to a level of performance which is recognized as outstanding by those associated with that particular varsity sport. Receiving the honor this year is Misty Opat ’93.

The 2015 recipients of the Bethany Athletic Association Award of Merit are Don Bengtson, and Harold Olson (posthumously). This award gives recognition to an active member of the association that has demonstrated meritorious service to youth or their career.

You can make your reservation by calling the Alumni Office at (785) 227-3380, ext. 8270; or reserve online at Reservations are due by October 3, 2015.


Ralph Fry


Dustin Hildebrand

Nate Sungy

Nate Sungy


Ricky Johnson


Misty Opat