- School of Public Health W.W. Patty Distinguished Alumni Award (1976)
Raymond "Dutch" Struck was born on November 19, 1902 in Centralia, Illinois. He graduated from Centralia High School in 1921 as class valedictorian and played varsity basketball for two years. He attended DePauw University, graduating with high honors in 1926. His college accomplishments at DePauw include: president of student body 1925-1926; 3 letters in football, 2 in basketball, and 3 in baseball; football captain 1925; mythical Little All-State 1924-1925; mythical All-State Basketball Team 1926.
Dutch coached football, basketball, and track at Hall Township HS in Spring Valley, Illinois from 1926-1927. He was head coach of football, basketball, and track from 1927-1937 at Wabash High School and head coach of basketball, baseball, and freshman football at Mishawaka High school between the years 1937-1942 and 1945-1946. He served as athletic director and football line coach at Hanover College 1946-1968 and was head football coach there for four years, with a record of 21-13-2.
Dutch held the unique honor of coaching basketball, football, track, baseball, tennis, golf, and cross country during his tenure at Hanover College. As head football coach at Hanover College, his teams won the Hoosier College Conference two out of four years. He was named Hoosier College Conference Coach of the Year in 1952.
Dutch was: a member of the DePauw Sesquicentennial Team 1969; awarded DePauw's Distinguished Alumni Award 1968; awarded a Dedicated Service Award 1968 by The Hoosier College Conference for 21 years of service to his organization; was a football official for 8 years; considered one of the outstanding sports speakers in the country; was inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame in 1974; was inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame 1977; and was inducted into the Hanover Hall of Fame posthumously in 1995.