keith_stonecipherA three-letter winner in three high school sports, Keith Stonecipher, now of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, was a 1946 SCHS graduate.

He earned letters in football, basketball and track while at Salem and was an ALL-North Egypt Conference selection in football his senior year. In track he participated in the 440-yard dash, the long jump, discus, and on the 440-yard relay team.

Stonecipher was a member of Salem’s NEC championship football teams of 1943 and 1944, the conference basketball championship team of 1944, and the 1946 conference championship track team. He was a football All-State honorable mention on 1945, and qualified for the state track meet in 1946, placing sixth in the long jump.

A graduate of Southern Illinois University, he lettered in track his freshman and sophomore years. After SIU, he continued his education at the University of Illinois, earning both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in civil engineering.