Community Athlete: Ryan Loesing

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Ryan is a senior at Wichita South High and participates in cross country, swimming and baseball for the Titans, lettering four years in cross country and three in swimming and baseball. He was honorable mention all-city in baseball and a two-time state qualifier in swimming in relays. Ryan carries a 3.96 GPA and belongs to the JROTC, Crime Stoppers, National Honor Society, Principal’s Advisory Council and Superintendent’s Advisory Council at school. He volunteers for the Boy Scouts, Prairie Schooner Mates Program, Immanuel Lutheran Church and JROTC. Ryan will ttend Texas A&M on a NROTC Scholarship and commission as an officer in the Marine Corps.


Goodwill Industries is proud to support Kansas communities. When you shop and donate at Goodwill, you help educate and employ people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

As a local nonprofit organization and the presenting sponsor for VYPE Magazine’s Community Athlete of the Month, Goodwill understands the importance of athletics and community involvement in building character and valuable skills that will be used later in life when entering the workforce. Goodwill’s mission, to provide job training and education opportunities to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment, is carried out in communities across Kansas. Each month, Goodwill recognizes a student athlete who excels within the community through volunteerism, charitable work and community involvement.

Parents, coaches, principals, teachers, and fans can nominate a student athlete by contacting Mike Cooper at 316-218-3579 or