Ron PorterRon Porter '64

Ronnie Porter grew up on a Northeastern Missouri farm during the 40's and 50's. He made his way to Missouri Valley after playing high school football for Macon High School Coach Hugh Dunn. Ronnie and his wife, Mary Lou, lived in Valley Forge.

Ronnie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in economics.He and Dwain Hall, a fellow MVC graduate, established the sporting goods business, Viking Athletic Goods, Inc., in 1973. Ronnie and his son, George, are currently co-owners of this business.

Ronnie was inducted into the Missouri Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1981 and was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in 2009. He currently serves on the Missouri Valley College Board of Trustees.