USD 249 Frontenac Schools Hall of Fame
John was a 1940 graduate of FHS and went on to play football for Southwestern College before serving in the United States Army in World War II. He returned to FHS in 1948 as a teacher and coach, and served in that role for 16 years. In that time, he led the Raiders to 6 undefeated football seasons. He also coached the track team to a second place finish at the state championship.