Hall of Fame Inductee :
"Kel Gott" and "versatile". The words are synonymous. A 1973 graduate, Gott was a three year letterman in both football and basketball. A key member on Quincy's 1972 state runner-up team (28-5), Gott averaged 8.3 points per game and was named as the team's most improved player. The following year, Gott shared the team lead in rebounding and scored at a 12.1 points per game clip as Quincy rolled up a 26-2 record before losing to the top ranked Lincoln Railers in the Springfield Sectional. Gott was a leader on the football field, helping Quincy win the Western Big Six Conference title as a junior. He was named to the all-state team his senior year despite Quincy's 1-8 record. He saw some time on the diamond for Quincy, batting .302 and earning a varsity letter his sixth his senior year. He attended the University of New Mexico and later, after injuries slowed his athletic progress, transferred to Illinois State University. Gott went on to a successful career as a high school coach and administrator.