News Release: Dr. Frederick John Kiemle ‘72 receives Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame Award

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October 08, 2018

Oct. 8, 2018

Contact: Cheryl Knauer



Dr. Kiemle of Mount Savage, Md., is a 1972 alumnus of the college

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Dr. Frederick John Kiemle of Mount Savage, Md., is a recipient of the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame award from McDaniel College. He is a 1972 alumnus of the college. 

Presented annually during McDaniel’s Homecoming, the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame award is presented to a graduate and former athlete who has performed outstandingly as an undergraduate athlete and who has contributed to society since leaving the college.

Dr. Kiemle majored in biology and was a member of the Beta Beta Beta biology honors society, as well as the Delta Pi Alpha fraternity. He was also a member of the Green Terror football, wrestling and track and field teams. 

Honored among the college’s Fellowship of Champions, he was named freshman football player of the year in 1968, first-team defensive tackle for the Mason-Dixon Conference teams in 1969 and 1971, all-state defensive tackle in 1971 and served as team captain in 1971. He was also the Mason-Dixon 191 lb. wrestling champion in 1969-1970.

He graduated from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1979 and opened his dental practice in Cumberland, Md., shortly after, where he still practices. 

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McDaniel College, founded in 1867, is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including pre-professional specializations and student-designed majors, and over 20 graduate programs. One of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” McDaniel emphasizes experiential learning and student-faculty collaboration to develop the unique potential in every student. Represented by the Green Terror, its 24 athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. A student-centered community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students offers access to both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., plus a European campus in Budapest, Hungary.

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