JOHNSON, LARRY

LARRY JOHNSON
     
Inducted:  May 18, 2003 Merrillville, IN

Date of Birth:  May 10, 1952 in Munster, IN

High School Attended:  Munster                  Graduated:  1970

High School Honors:  Three-sport standout athlete in football, wrestling, and track; All-Conference in football and wrestling; 1st Team All-State in football; played in North-South All-Star game; captain of football and wrestling teams; named Munster High School Athlete of the Year; was a representative at Boy's State and member of the National Honor Society.

College Attended:  University of Michigan     Graduated:  1975

College Honors:  2-year football letterman; 1974 winner of Arthur Robinson Award for Most Outstanding Student Athlete on University of Michigan football team; 1975 winner of prestigious Fielding Yost Award in football. 

Coaching Experience:  Assistant varsity football coach at Bloomfield Hills high school.

Special Recognition:  Honored for establishing and funding the Leaders Best Award at the University of Michigan for athletic teams with highest grade point average; on the Athletic Advisory Committee; member and president of various Sport Booster Clubs in Bloomfield Hills School District; volunteer at YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit where he has been Chairman of the Board; President of Lighting Ridge Enterprise, an investment holding company for real estate and financial assets.