Wrestler ⋅ Class of 1973
Tilden Tech High School
Arnold is a graduate of Tilden Tech High School in Chicago, Illinois and from Purdue University.
As a high school performer, he placed in the State. As a Collegiate Wrestler, he became the first 4 time Big 10 Champion. He also was a runner-up in the National Collegiate Tournament and won 2 National Collegiate Championships.
Arnold has been voted into the Helms Foundation Hall of Fame. He was voted the outstanding Athlete of Purde Award, which is an award given to a graduating senior of Purdue and represents all sports.