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2001 Hall of Fame Inductee

Roger Hightower (Football, 1937-39, Track and Field, 1937-39)

Hightower, who lives in Prescott, Ariz., played on both sides of the ball for Arizona State Teachers College. He was an All-Border Conference selection in football and helped lead his squad to a 7-0 victory over Arizona State in 1937. He also threw the shot and discus and was a member of the 4x400-relay team. Upon graduation, Hightower was a teacher in the Mesa school system and coached football at both Westwood (1962-65) and Prescott (1966-72, head coach) High Schools.

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