Chicago Christian inducts four to Wall of Honor
May 9, 2013 10:44AM
Bob Schaaf (from left), Mark Hiskes, Ross Stuursma and Rebecca Kamp were inducted into the Wall of Honor at Chicago Christian High School. | Supplied photo
Updated: June 13, 2013 5:34PM
Chicago Christian High School recently celebrated its third annual Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony. The Wall of Honor was created to highlight the accomplishments of CCHS athletes and their contributions to the school’s success while they were players.
Four alumni were honored this year, Mark Hiskes, ‘75, Bob Schaaf, ‘90, Ross Stuursma, ‘05, and Rebecca Kamp, ‘08.
Mark Hiskes played basketball for four years and also ran track and cross country. He is 15th on the all-time scoring list in basketball at CCHS with 892 points. The 1974 team finished third in the state. Mark was also All-State in 1974 and 1975. He went on to play at Calvin College and taught at CCHS for six years.
Bob Schaaf played baseball, basketball and golf for four years. He is the CCHS record holder with 20 triples, a .441 batting average and a 23-8 record on the mound. In 1990, he was All-State and All-Conference in baseball and All-Conference in basketball. He went on to play at Trinity Christian College, where he scored 1,293 points in basketball and hit 29 home runs in baseball. He was an NAIA All-American for baseball in 1992 to 1994. He went on to play minor league ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization from 1994 to 1996.
Ross Stuursma played football and basketball at CCHS for four years and also ran track. Ross is sixth on the all-time scoring list for basketball at CCHS with 1,112 points.
In 2005, he was a Daily Southtown All-Area selection in basketball. In football, he was a 2004 All-State player, as well as the team MVP. He was the 2005 CCHS Athlete of the Year. He went on to play basketball at Trinity Christian College, where he was a two-time All-Conference selection.
Rebecca Kamp played volleyball and two seasons of softball. In 2007, she was PSL All-Conference. Her team placed fourth in state that year with a 34-5 season. She went on to play at Calvin College. She was a four-time NCAA All-American for volleyball. In 2011, she was the NCAA Division III Player of the Year and a honoree for Top 30 Women of the Year.
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