Class of 2009

JOHN BOAL 1980-1984 (Men’s Basketball)

John Boal


NAIA District 21 Player of the Year: 1983, 1984

NAIA All-American Honorable Mention: 1984

NCCAA All-American: 1983, 1984

NCCAA Pete Maravich: 1984

NCCAA Murchison Award: 1984.

National Honor Society member

1st in single game field goal accuracy with 1.000 on 10-10 shooting.
1st in single season field goal accuracy at .649.
3rd Leading Scorer in Grace Basketball history: 2,343 points
3rd in single season scoring with 808 points (23.8 ppg).
7th in career rebounds with 1,059 rebounds.

John has served as the CAO for Grace College since 1999.

Family: Wife, Lyn; Children, Hannah and Jesse

EVE DAWES 1996-2000 (Women's Soccer)

Eve Hawes

Women's Soccer:

NAIA All-American Honorable Mention : 1999

NCCAA All-American : 1997, 1998, 1999

MCC All-Conference: 1996 - 1999

1st in career goals scored with 81.
1st in career total points with 182.
2nd in career assists with 20.

Women's Basketball:

1st consecutive free throws made in a game with 14.
2nd in career free throw percentage at 79.8%.
2nd and 7th in single season free throw percentage at 87.5% and 82.9%.
9th in career scoring with 1,041 points.
9th in career assists with 214 assists.
10th in single season scoring with 410 points.

Family: Husband, Daryn; Daughter, Josie

TIM VAN DUYNE 1976-1979 (Men's Soccer)

Tim Van Duyne

Men's Soccer:

NAIA All-American: 1976

NAIA All-American Honorable Mention : 1978

NAIA All-District, 1976-1979.

MCC All-Conference: 1976 – 1979

Rookie of the Year, 1976.

All-State Soccer Team, 1976.

NCCAA All-District, 1976-1979.

Won three MCC championships.

Family: Wife, Tracy; Children, Terry, Stephen, Melissa

RON & WILLA HENRY (Meritorious Service)


Ron and Willa both graduated from Grace College in 1958. Ron worked as the Director of Admissions (later, Dean of Admissions) from 1965-2001. He was also the assistant to the President after that from 2001-2007. He served as the Interim Athletic Director for three months in 2007.

In 1996, Ron was honored for his 40 years of service as a public address announcer. He was also honored in 2008 for his 50 years of service as a Grace faculty member. Other awards Ron has won include:

Who’s Who of Professionals, 1996. 
President of Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers, 1997.
Marv. Wood Memorial Award, 2000.
Who’s Who in America, 2004.

Willa has the honor of being the first among countless Grace graduates to be hired into the Warsaw school system. She was named the Warsaw Teacher of the Year and was a semifinalist one year for the Indiana Teacher of the Year.

Family: Children, Michelle Hefelfinger, Monica Wayne

DARRELL L. JOHNSON 1969-1973 (Baseball)

Darrell Johnson

MCC All-Conference: 1973

Outstanding College Athletes of America: 1973

Kappa Delta Pi, honor society in education: 1985

Baseball Coach:1988-1989

M. Ray Loree Research Award: 1991

Men’s Golf Coach: 1994-2001

MCC Golf Coach of the Year: 1997

Who's Who Among America's Teachers: 2004

1st in career wins with 19.
1st in single season wins with nine.
1st in single season winning percentage at .900 (9-1).
1st in single season ERA at 0.92.
2nd in single season innings pitched with 81.
2nd in career ERA at 2.53.
3rd in career winning percentage at .663.
3rd in career strikeouts with 142.
4th in career innings pitched with 206.1.
4th in single season winning percentage at .750 (6-2).

Darrell Johnson, currently a professor at Grace College

Family: Wife, Janet; Son, Scott (23).

REBECCA MACY (WAHLSTROM) 1995-1997 (Volleyball)

Rebecca Macy

NCCAA National Championship: 1995

NAIA All-American: 1995

Lead NAIA in kills:1995

MCC Player of the Year:1995

NAIA All-American Honorable Mention in 1996

NCCAA All-American:1995, 1996

Grace College Athlete of the Year: 1997

1st and 2nd in single season kills with 935 (1996) and 864 (1995).
1st in single season solo blocks with 176 (1996).
1st and 6th in single season total blocks with 388 (1996) and 263 (1995).
3rd in career kills with 1,799.
4th in career solo blocks with 249.
5th in career total blocks with 651.
7th in single season aces with 76 (1996).

Family: Husband, Kevin; Children, Luke, Rachel, Kyle

CHERYL PULVER (MYERS) 1988-1992 (Women's Basketball)


NCCAA All-American in 1992

NAIA All-District 21 First Team: 1991, 1992

MCC All-Conference: 1991, 1992

1st and 6th in single season rebounding with 314 (1989-90) and 251 (1990-91).
1st in career rebounds with 976.
1st and 9th in single season scoring with 508 points (1991-92) and 413 points (1989-90).
2nd in career scoring with 1,610 points.
3rd career free throw percentage at 76.3%.
6th in career assists with 246.
6th in single season free throw percentage with 83.1%.

Family: Husband, Mark; Children, Renee, Courtney, Michael

LLOYD A. WOOLMAN 1961-1973 (Athletic Director and Coach)


Lloyd A. Woolman's legacy includes several lasting changes that still stand today. While serving as the Athletic Director at Grace, he was instrumental in starting several athletic programs including the track and field, cross-country, baseball, tennis, golf and soccer programs.

During his tenure, he always coached at least two sports each year and even ran the intramural program. Woolman won four Mid-Central College Conference championships during his ten-year coaching stint as the track and field coach. He also coached soccer for three years (winning one MCC championship), tennis for five years, and junior varsity basketball for three years.

Woolman also invested into the lives of students as a professor and as the Dean of Men while at Grace.

Family: Wife, Betty; Children, Jim, Gary