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Sorkoram Among New Inductees Into SHS Athletic Hall Of Fame
Monday Oct 09, 2017 9:55am
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(STURGIS) – Five new members were inducted into the Sturgis High School Athletic Hall Of Fame Saturday night.

Former student-athletes Keith Keyser (KIE-zer), Deb Sorkoram Blair, and Tom Dillon were part of the 2017 Class that joined the Hall Of Fame. Also inducted were former track and cross country coach Jack Grant and as an honorary inductee, Doug VanMeter. The event was held at the Sturges-Young Auditorium.

Blair, who came from Florida for the ceremony, says she moved to Sturgis from a larger community and was immediately impressed. ...... {LISTEN}.

Blair graduated from Sturgis High School in 1977. She participated in track, gymnastics, swimming and diving and cheer leading. She earned 9 varsity letters and is still the record holder in the women's high jump event.

Blair says getting involved in athletics at SHS helped her as a new person to the community to get acclimated and make friends. She says what she learned at Sturgis has stayed with her. ...... {LISTEN}.

Blair graduated from LaSalle University with a degree in International Business. Her athletic career has continued as she has competed in Ironman races along with marathons and triathlons.

(left to right) Doug Van Meter, Tom Dillon, Deb Sorkoram Blair and Keith Keyser are the newest inductees into the Sturgis High School Athletic Hall Of Fame. Also inducted was former track and cross country coach Jack Grant. Grant's son Bruce is at the far right (photo courtesy of Mike Stiles/WBET News)
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