Tom, who graduated in 1951, was also All-NCC in football, and co-captain of a team his senior year. He was a two-year starter in basketball and was captain his senior year. He started all four years for the track team and place third at the State meet his senior year. Tom attended Indiana University where he was co-captain of the football team and achieved All-Big Tem Scholastic honors. He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command before becoming a lawyer and owner/partner of a real estate firm. He and his wife, Bonnie, have four children and a grandchild.