Louis M. Morris, Jr.
Class of 2010
Louis Morris graduated from Lyons High School in 1971. While in school Louis participated in basketball, football, JV baseball, and track. He had a lot of success on the hardwood at Lyons High School.
From 1968-1970 Louis was the 2nd leading rebounder on the team. In 1969 he was awarded a Wayne County Basketball League Honorable Mention, and during the 1970 season, Louis received the Most Assists Award.
Louis also had a very successful track career. In 1970 Louis was the Wayne County Long Jump Champion, as well as Section V Long Jump Champion. In 1971 Louis was named the Senior Male Athlete of the Year for Lyons High School.
After high school Louis joined the US Army Paratroopers at Fort Brag. While at Fort Brag, he boxed as a middleweight. Louis received an honorable discharge from the army in 1976 and went to work for the state of Florida until 1985. Louis then moved back to NY and is presently working for the US Postal Service.
Louis strongly believes that Coaches Blackwell, Wheat, Lawrence, and Lisco, as well as his teammates, were all positive influences in his life and helped him become a more productive individual.