Bio: Champa, Sylvester (Graduate Fellowship – 1959)
----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 05 Mar 1959
Word was received at Bemidji State College that Sylvester Champa, a 1959 Bemidji State College graduate, has been awarded a graduate fellowship by Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Ill. Sothern Illinois U awards annually two fellowships to outstanding physical education graduates of the nation's leading colleges.
Champa, a native of Greenwood (Clark County), Wisconsin, attended the Virginia, Minnesota Junior College before matriculating to Bemidji State. At Bemidji, he has been a star at his guard position in football and was the regular catcher for the baseball team last spring.
He was recommended for the Fellowship by the BSC Division of Health and Physical Education as a result of his outstanding scholarship and his all-around leadership in activities.
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