Dr. Vern “Art” Adams
Contributor ⋅ Class of 1976
Art spent 25 years officiating in the State of Illinois. He officiated the State Finals five times, four of which he was the head official. He was a rules interpreter for six years, and served on the State Advisory Committee for Wresting. Before leaving High School teaching for the University level, Art has successfully coached at Ottawa High School for nine years. He was a writer for the State Wrestling Newspaper titled “The Word”, and wrote the column entitled “The Third Man”. He also served as Grand Marshall 1979.