Former BVU music professor Rishoi honored for high school track prowess

Stan Rishoi (far right) pictured with his Brookings High School track

and field teammates. 

Retired Buena Vista University professor of music and Altan Stan Rishoi had a former life as an athlete. He and the rest of the Brookings (S.D.) High School track team of 1951 were honored recently by the school.

On Aug. 25, Brookings High School inducted five members to its Sports Hall of Fame — coach Norman Johnson, Ron Erickson, Bob Adams, Lori Andersh and Tim Burns.

The 1951 track and field state champions were also recognized as the 2017 Bobcats Team of Honor. Sixty-six years later, seven of the 13 BHS state meet qualifiers are still living.

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