National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Inductee: Corky Stuart

Corky Stuart received the Russ Smith Community Impact Award, which is presented to individuals who demonstrate exceptional local impact on wrestling in Iowa. Stuart was a three-time state qualifier and a fourth-place finisher for Charlton (Iowa) High School. He was a three-time Midwest Conference champion and a three-time NCAA qualifier for Cornell College. Stuart taught and coached wrestling for 45 years at BGM High School in Brooklyn, Iowa. He began the wrestling program at BGM and also coached softball, football and volleyball while serving as leader of the school’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Stuart was named Junior High Wrestling Coach of the Year in 2002.