A graduate member of the Tomahawk High School Class of 1970, who was a four sport athlete all four years earning 11 varsity letters (baseball 4, football 3, track 2, basketball 2) and three All-Conference honors (football 2 and
Terry also received several team awards including MVP honors in football, basketball, and baseball.
In addition to 16 sports seasons, Terry was class president for three years and graduated as valedictorian of his class. After high school, Terry attended UW-Superior and graduated in 1974 with a GP A of 3.75 with a double major in sociology and political science.
Since college, Terry has been employed at Lincoln Hills as a youth counselor, social worker, social science supervisor and currently as corrections unit supervisor.
Some of Terry's special accomplishments have been extensive speaking appearances throughout the midwest on juvenile gangs, graduation speaker for Horace Mann and DARE speaker at Tomahawk elementary. One special honor for Terry was being the 1997 recipient of the "Frederick Milton Thrasher Award" from the National Gang Crime Research Center for outstanding contributions to scholarship, service, and innovations in gang research issues. Terry's community involvement include being a charter member of the Board of Directors of Kinship, charter member of the Board of Directors for Tomahawk Area Foundation For Youth, member of the Tomahawk Police and Fire Commission, along with being a little league baseball coach and a WIAA certified official in basketball for 20 years, in football for 10 years, and softball for 5 years.