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2014-15: Jessica Flach '15, Yolanda Juarez '17 and David McGrath '15
Cassie Anderson '14, Ben Becker '14 and Alexis Sampson '14
2012-13: Bobby Castillo '14
2011-12: Emily Shire '13
2010-11: Joe Daniels '13


About the Hoss:
The Hoss Scholarship was established in 2010 by a group of Illinois Wesleyan cross country and track & field alumni, friends, and family who wished to honor their time at IWU by supporting a current IWU student.

At every IWU cross country meet, the team recognizes one male and one female runner with "The Hoss" award. Sometimes The Hoss is selected for his/her team spirit, determination, or personal best performance, other times for inspiring others. Despite the loose description, it is typically very clear who has earned The Hoss in each week's race.

To honor the spirit of this award, we support a student who exhibits Hoss-like qualities in his or her contributions to the campus community.

Goal: Fund as many $2,500 scholarships as we can each year.
The progress bar below is updated weekly.


Current Members

Gianina Baker '04
Ronald Baker
Jordan Bartle '07
Carola Binder
Joseph Binder '04
Andrea Bolton '03
Joshua Bolton
Katie Bragg '06
Michael Bragg '05
Andy Brandt '04
Justin Brandt
Melinda Brandt '06
Penny Brandt '03
Liz Chandler '07
Lane Coonrod '08
Leslie Coonrod
Chip Corwin '05
Valerie Corwin 05
Mike Czajkowski '11
Joe Daniels '13
Daniel & Deborah Devitt
Kerry Devitt '10
Katelyn Draths '10
Bryan Duling '08
James Ertel
Michelle Ertel '03
Jim Fahey '12
Tracy Felton '06
Sarah Fincham '98
Brian Flynn
Jesse Flynn '03
Eric Gillhouse '03
Erica Gillhouse '04
Jesse Heath
Mary Ellen Hird '08
Nathaniel Hird
Josh Holder
Trisha Holder '03
Jeremy Hunt '03
Renee Hunt '03
Marie Julien '10
Emily Jwanouskos '09
Ryan Jwanouskos
Mel Keiser '07
Clint Kruger
Tara Kruger '04
Brigitte Lyons '03
Lucus Lyons '02
Gage Lyons
Rachel Lyons '08
Matthew Martin '07
Jeffrey Mavros '98
Kathryn Mavros '05
Gena Melick '05
Matthew Melick '03
Michael Melick '02
Thayre Melick
John & Anne Miller
Van Miller '04
Eric Myszka '06
Chris Pack
Mary Kate Pack '07
Matthew Roberts '01
Marie Schneider
William Schneider '00
Amy Schumacher
Prof. Chris Schumacher
Robert Schwartz, II
Laura Suga '02
Marc Suga
Casey Twanow '01
Jaime Twanow
Laine Twanow '04
Greg Van Zuiden '09
Andrew Wellinghoff
Sharon & Walter Waltz, II
Walter Waltz, III '06
Jackie Wickham '07
Michael Wien
Sarah Slevin Wien '04
Paul Wilken '03