Stan Hadley ’53 was a four-year letterman for the Transylvania men’s basketball team, playing for coaches Harry Stephenson and C.M. Newton. He was part of the transition to scholarship players in the men’s basketball program during Newton’s first two seasons. Stan was named Mr. Pioneer in 1953 and was the president of the student council as a senior. He served as president of the Alumni Executive Board in 1996/1997 and is the recipient of a Distinguished Service Award (1998) and the Morrison Medallion (2000).