Athletic Hall of Fame: Rich Jakusz '74

Earned 10 combined varsity letters in baseball, basketball, football and track and field... served as a quarterback and kicker while picking up three varsity letters in football... led the Joliet area in passing and scoring as a junior in 1972... tabbed with All-Northeast Conference honors in football as a junior and senior... received three varsity letters in basketball playing for Hall of Fame coach John Jones... honored with team MVP accolades as a senior in 1974 after helping Lemont to a 22-5 record and a Northeast Conference title... earned all-conference in honors in basketball as a junior and senior... cited to the Joliet Herald News all-area football and basketball teams as a junior and senior... picked up two varsity letters in baseball, and helped his teams to conference titles as both a sophomore (1972) and senior (1974)... batted near .400 in both of his varsity seasons... earned two letters in track, picking up all-conference honors... tabbed as “Most Athletic” in the Class of 1974... National Honor Society student who was a member of the Student Council... served as a youth baseball, basketball and soccer coach in Lemont.