The Gustavian Weekly

Feature photos: Memorial bench dedicated to Grant Rorem

By The Weekly Staff | May 2, 2014 | Sports & Fitness

Head Track & Field Coach Dale Bahr, Chaplain Brian Konkol, President Jack Ohle, and Grant’s older brother, Garrett Rorem ‘09, spoke to gathered teammates, friends, and family of Grant Rorem at the dedication of the Grant Rorem Memorial Bench. The bench was dedicated at last Saturday’s Drake Alternative meet, hosted at the Gustavus Adolphus Outdoor Track & Field Complex. Grant was a member of the track & field team who passed away unexpectedly in January.

Head Track & Field Coach Dale Bahr, Chaplain Brian Konkol, President Jack Ohle, and Grant’s older brother, Garrett Rorem ‘09, spoke to gathered teammates, friends, and family of Grant Rorem at the dedication of the Grant Rorem Memorial Bench. The bench was dedicated at last Saturday’s Drake Alternative meet, hosted at the Gustavus Adolphus Outdoor Track & Field Complex. Grant was a member of the track & field team who passed away unexpectedly in January.

The bench is located on the side of the Track & Field Complex closest to College View Apartments.

The bench is located on the side of the Track & Field Complex closest to College View Apartments.

The dedication plaque found beneath the bench reads, “Given in Memory of Grant Rorem By Friends, Family and Teammates.”

The dedication plaque found beneath the bench reads, “Given in Memory of Grant Rorem By Friends, Family and Teammates.”