Mike Cowdrey, Recreation Director, was inducted into the Dewitt Athletic Hall of Fame during the half time show at the Dewitt-Haslett football game. Cowdrey's credentials are very impressive! He holds 11 school records and earned six varsity letters in football, basketball, baseball.
Cowdrey is still the most successful running back in school history, having earned All-League, All-Area, All-State honors his junior & senior football seasons. He took his team to the state semi-finals scoring a 'record breaking' five touchdowns. He finished his senior year by breaking many records including scoring most season Touchdowns (27), 3,329 yards rushing, 3,739 total yards, scoring most points in one season (180).
Cowdrey was a 3x All-League athlete in baseball, earning All-Area & All-State both junior & senior years with winning teams taking three League Championships & two District Championships. He earned a baseball scholarship to Central Michigan University.