Jeremy is a 1994 graduate who excelled in three sports, earning nine varsity letters. He lettered in track three years where he was a team MVP and was a state qualifier in the shot put and discus throw. In football, Jeremy was a two year team captain as well as a two year 1st Team All-Conference lineman and was a 2nd Team All-State selection his senior year. In wrestling, Jeremy lettered all four years. As a heavyweight, he placed 6th in the state as a junior. During his senior season, he was a Conference champion, District Champion, and finished 2nd in the State to help lead his team to its first ever State Team Championship. Jeremy was the Team’s Captain and also had the distinction of being the only wrestler to never miss a practice or a meet for his entire high school career – a true Ironman. Mr. Whalen went on to Waldorf College to compete in football and wrestling, playing on a team ranked 5th in the nation, and was a National Junior College Meet qualifier. He then transferred to Simpson College where he qualified for three national tournaments and earned All-American honors as a heavyweight. In football, he lettered three years and was a two-time 1st Team AllConference selection. His senior season, he was named to several All-American teams and was a 1st Team Selection by the American Football Coaches Association. Jeremy was chosen to participate in the Aztec Bowl, an honor for only 36 Division III players nationally. He capped of his collegiate career by being a two-sport All-American – an outstanding achievement. Jeremy will graduate this spring and currently serves as a student coach for the wrestling program.

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