A family who brought honor to the University through their athletic achievements as well as their service and devotion to their alma mater. Perhaps never before or since has one family made such a positive impact upon the athletic life of Baker University.
John Wellborn, 1918
John lettered in basketball and track, won conference championship in 1915 and 1916 in the mile, while taking third in the two mile.
Member of Zeta Chi. During World War I was a member of the Machine Gun Company, 10th Div. Camp Funston. Received M.A. degree from Kansas University. Spent his career in education and as superintendent of schools first in Baldwin City, then Wamego.