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Senior Student-Athlete Award Winners

The Wil B. Nelp Award is presented every year to the top male senior student-athlete at Franklin College. Past winners of the honor include:

William E. "Willie" Kingsolver - 1921
Stanley M. Strohl - 1922
Earl D. Rich - 1927
Fritz Miller - 1936
Richard C. Cummins - 1947
Herman P. Moyer - 1948
Jack L. Davidson - 1949
Donald C. Kehoe - 1949-50
Dean Evans - 1950-51
Ralph Ferguson - 1951-52
Edward A. Siegel - 1953-54
William Richard Fisher - 1955
Gordon E. McCracken - 1956
Philip John Ruffalo - 1956-57
Richard Joseph Kendall - 1957-58
John David Bottorff - 1958-59
Tom Allen - 1959-60
J.R. Bishop - 1960-61
Dan Foldenauer - 1963
Sam Alford - 1964
Stephen J. Baker - 1965
Steve McIntyre - 1966
John Chiarotti - 1967
Thomas Mengelt - 1968
Terry Hoeppner - 1969
Keith Gerbers - 1970
Bill Unsworth - 1971
Don Lipps - 1972
Phillip Powell - 1973
Keith Fielder - 1974
David Lyon - 1975
Mike Wisley - 1975-76
Steve Austin - 1976-77
Brad Crawford - 1977-78
Russ Lindner - 1978-79
Rusty Cullom - 1981
Joe Chester - 1982
Robin Hammond - 1983
Jeff Christmann - 1984-85
Dan Hughes - 1986-87
Brian Siefert - 1987-88
Ty Utterback - 1988-89
Kevin Langford - 1989-90
Reece Mann - 1990-91
Tyler Knight - 1993-94
Chad McCullough - 1995-96
Scott Sherry - 1996-97
Jerremy Neibere - 2004-05
Tim Fish - 2005-06
Danny Sears & John Lett - 2006-07
Marty Young - 2007-08
Jace Redman - 2009
Luke Mehringer - 2010
Ian Sanders - 2011
Nathan Ellis - 2012
Georard Mitchell - 2013
Kyle Linville - 2014
Jameson Brock - 2015
Austin Carlton & Austin Fundenberger - 2016
Artur Schneider - 2017
Sam Hall - 2018
Brad Bonomini - 2019

The Jenny Johnson-Kappes Award is presented annually to the top senior female student-athlete at the College. Past winners of the honor include:

Katie Tewell - 2008
Michelle Heck - 2009
Heather Harper - 2010
Heather Waterman - 2011
Sarah Condra - 2012
Avery Brown - 2013
Vanessa Benham - 2014
Anna Murdock - 2015
Melissa Sanders - 2016
Regina Solik - 2017
Clare Lenart - 2018
Maddie Fleet - 2019