Retired Union High School teacher Joel Bishop received one of six Iowa Football Coaches Association (IFCA) Distinguished Service Awards presented at the Iowa Hawkeye Football Clinic held on March 28 in Iowa City. Joel was introduced by Union Head Football Coach Joe Hadachek and was acknowledged prior to the scrimmage in the stadium.
Mr. Bishop has volunteered for 43 years running the scoreboard and game clock. He also coached
junior high school football for 25 years for the Union Knights and previously the La Porte City Rams.