Cory Land of Moody, Alabama, is a five-time Alabama state high school champion for Moody High School.
The son of Eric Land and Kaylea Williams, he finished his high school career with a perfect 203-0 career record. Land was named Outstanding Wrestler at the state tournament as a junior and holds the school record for single-season and career records for wins and pins.
He is the first wrestler from Alabama to compete in the Cadet Greco-Roman World Championships, finishing fifth in 2019 and capturing a silver medal in 2021.
He was a Moody High School Bryant-Jordan Achievement Award nominee and received the Ironclad Wrestling Organization Coaches Award.
Land read to elementary school students on Read Across America Day and volunteered at the elementary school’s Thanksgiving Feast and at October Fest. A Beta Club officer and member of the Moody High School Student Leadership Team, he was co-editor of the Moody High School yearbook and served as an ambassador at the Moody Middle School groundbreaking.
Land has a GPA of 3.86 and has signed a letter of intent to wrestle at the University of Northern Iowa.
Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award
National, Southeast, Alabama