Friends of Basketball
Year Inducted: 2012
Category: Friends of Basketball
Schools / Organizations: Cissna Park High School
Biography: Roland was a devoted fan of Cissna Park High School athletics, particularly basketball. He was an agriculture teacher at the school from 1950-73 and was an avid supporter of the school’s teams. He retired and moved to Paxton in 1974 but in 1999 returned to watch a game at Cissna Park and was hooked again. If the school had more than one sporting event on a given day, Roland would attend them all. Roland Meyer died on October 16, 2013 at the age of 89.