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Richard Stewart

Asst Football Coach

Physical Education

Graduated in 1973

Explain your career path

I am old. I have taught at Hillsboro high school for 45 years. Coached Baseball for 30 years and Basketball for 43 years. Football for 26 years at HHS and 19 years at Greenville University. Did masters work at the United States Sports Academy.

What was your major at Southeast and what led you to that?

Physical Education Started in Vocational Education worked as a draftsman for a summer , about went crazy in a room all day. Switched to PE the next year.

Why did you choose to attend Southeast?

College Football

Who influenced you most during your time at Southeast?

Coach Dutch Meyer

Share your best college memory.

I loved football camp and traveling to other schools. I made friends that i still love to see and talk to. My best friends in life have been those i made at SEMO!!

What is the most important thing you learned while you were at Southeast?

Hard work will not kill you! If their their wasn't a little pain involved it wasn't worth having.

Describe Southeast in three words.

Life Changing Experience


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