Fellowship Of Christian Athletes Hosts Worrell At Annual Banquet

Todd Worrell

The Greenville College Armington Center was packed Tuesday night for the 15th annual All-South Illinois Fellowship of Christian Athletes banquet.

The guest speaker was former major league pitcher Todd Worrell, who played six seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals and five years in Los Angeles.

Todd Worrell (center) with Greenville Mayor Alan Gaffner (left) and event emcee Darryl Bolen
Todd Worrell (center) with Greenville Mayor Alan Gaffner (left) and event emcee Darryl Bolen

Worrell told the large audience that after he left the Cardinals, the plan was always to eventually return. After three years in L.A., he was given an offer he couldn’t refuse. (Click below to hear more)

During the banquet, Jacob Hall of Greenville received one of two $1,000 FCA scholarships and Rich Well, former coach in Vandalia and current superintendent there, was given the FCA Keith Hall Coaching Award.

Jacob Hall (right) with GHS Football and Baseball Coach Todd Hutchinson and his mother, GHS Volleyball and Track Coach Alison Hall
Jacob Hall (right) with GHS Football and Baseball Coach Todd Hutchinson and his mother, GHS Volleyball and Track Coach Alison Hall