|Title:||Class of 1985|
Elmer Scott's remarkable talents and unique dedication to athletics made him a two-sport star at WPI. Wile earning eight letters in football and baseball, he was regarded as one of the greatest athletes ever to don the Crimson and Gray.
As a center and linebacker in football, Elmer didn't just play those positions, he mastered them. HIs outstanding efforts and contributions played a vital role in helping WPI to its undefeated season in 1938. Even though it has been more then 40 years since he started on Alumni Field, his legend lives on. Elmer will always be remembered as one of the greatest defensive performers ever to play at WPI and though playing less glamorous positions, he was recognized as one of the outstanding players in New England during his era.
Elmer's talents and enthusiasm were not confined to the football field. He further displayed his unique athletic abilities in baseball , where he earned four letters. And aside from athletics, his complete involvement in campus organizations earned him recognition as a true school leader. A member of Skull and the Athletic council, he also served as senior class vice-president.
It is with a deep sense of pride that tonight we recognize Elmer Scott's extraordinary athletic achievements with his posthumous induction into the WPI Athletic Hall of Fame.