DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Gary Cook, a 1973 graduate of MacArthur High School and a 1977 graduate of Millikin University, was inducted into the Illinois Chapter, National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

He received the Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award.

Cook coached for over 35 years at Argenta-Oreana and had over 550 wins in dual meet matches while mentoring over 75 individual state qualifiers.

He also has been a volunteer wrestling coach at Monticello High School for four years.