Class of 1954
Howard earned 9 varsity letters in football, basketball and baseball. Howard was All Conference in football and baseball and played in the 1954 Oregon Shrine All Star Game.
Howard played football at Linfield College where he was All Conference and All District two times; 1st team All American in 1958; Most Inspirational Player all three years at Linfield; finalist for the Oregon Athlete of the Year at the Hayward Banquet of Champions.
He was voted into the NAIA District Hall of Fame in 1966.
Howard was Athletic director at OIT for over 30 years and was voted Coach of the Year in wrestling in 1969, Coach of the Year in baseball in 1980 and 1981, and NAIA District 2 Administrator of the year in 1989.
In 1991 he was inducted into the NAIA Coaches Hall of Fame and in 1996 was inducted into the NAIA National Hall of Fame.