Jay Schell, son of Tony Schell of Terry and Jan Schell of Bismarck, N.D., will be inducted into the Dickinson State University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Schell graduated from DSU in 1986 with a business administration degree.
Before Schell left DSU, he left his mark on the cross country and track programs. All four years, he was named All Conference and All District in track. Schell also won the Conference 5,000 and District 5,000 meter events. He was named captain of the track team for two years and the cross country team for three years. Jay rounded out his career by qualifying for Nationals twice in cross country and once in track.
After graduating, Schell was hired by Footlocker and has been with Nike for 21 years. He has worked his way up through the Nike Corporation and is now an Account Executive calling on Eastbay.
Schell lives in Eagan, Minn, and Portland, Ore., with his wife Jill and daughter Mackenzie.
DSU Hall of Fame inductees will be honored during a banquet at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 at the Dickinson Elks Lodge. For tickets call (701) 483-2004.
Published Sept. 12, 2012