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IU Kokomo Signs Southern Wells Lozoya

Nathan Lozoya signs his letter of intent with IU Kokomo Cross Country and Track for the 2020 season.

December 3rd 2019

Southern Wells High School

Nathan Lozoya son of Melissa & Juan Lozoya will be attending Indiana University at Kokomo to further his education and compete in Cross Country and Track.

Nathan future plans include studying sports and recreation management

He has been running CC for 7 years and Track for 5 years, he has also played basketball for 3 years.

Awards and accomplishments include 2nd team all conference 3200m for track, 4 time Regional qualifier for CC. Three time first team all conference for CC, 2 time Semi State Qualifier for CC and 2 time IATCCC 1st team honorable mention. One of his favorite memories is going to Cross Country camp the last 4 years.

When asked who inspires you Lozoya said “Eluid Kipchoge the marathon world record holder from Kenya. “

Nathan would like to thank all his coaches for pushing him the past 4 years. “I wouldn’t be here without your support”

Senior Nathan Lozoya from Southern Wells will sign his letter of intent to compete for IU Kokomo Cross Country and Track for the 2020 season.

During his time at Southern. Wells, Nathan ran both Cross Country and Track all four years.  As a track runner, he competed in the 800, 1600, 3200 and 4x800 relay.

Nathan has his personal best time of 17:04 for the 5K in cross country in 2019 and qualified for Semi-State his junior and senior years.  Nathan also participated in basketball for three years, FFA for 3 years, and Carnes Crazies for 2 years

While at IU Kokomo, Nathan plans to study Sport and Recreation Management

About Indiana University Kokomo

At Indiana University Kokomo, we think big. We set high standards and chase big goals. We don't believe in playing small. And when you become a part of our campus, you become a part of a small, close-knit community. Choose from 60 degrees and programs and find the perfect fit for you. Here, you'll chase your dreams each and every day, whether it's traveling abroad, building friendships, or landing the perfect internship that prepares you for your dream job. But, you'll also have a load of fun along the way, making friends in class and clubs, connecting and networking on KEY trips, and building lifelong friendships with your peers and faculty alike. 

With a huge array of clubs and organizations on our campus, Indiana University Kokomo is all over the place doing all kinds of cool stuff. To keep up-to-date on what we’re doing, connect with us Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. To see awesome footage of things going on around campus, check out our Flickr page and watch our videos on Youtube.

Indiana University Kokomo serves the population of north central Indiana, an area driven economically by agriculture, manufacturing, education, and research. The campus is located in the city of Kokomo, which was founded in 1854 by David Foster. Foster named the community after a Miami Indian chief, Koh Koh Mah, meaning black walnut.

One of the most important economic influences in the early development of Kokomo and the surrounding region was the discovery of natural gas in Indiana in 1876. The natural gas industry prompted new industries in Kokomo and the surrounding area, and these industries brought new technologies to the region. Kokomo benefited greatly, and the number of new technologies developed in the city led it to be nicknamed the “City of Firsts.” Among the list of “firsts” was the first pneumatic rubber tire, the first automotive carburetor, the first mechanical corn picker, and the first commercially built automobile, designed by Elwood Haynes, in 1886.

Kokomo’s population of approximately 45,000 people is employed by, among others, Chrysler, Delphi Corporation, Haynes International, Holder Mattress, Syndicate Sales, and the Coca-Cola bottling plant. The area has a number of parks, including Highland Park, Foster Park, and Jackson Morrow Park. Residents can enjoy activities at the Kokomo Rib Fest, visit the Kokomo Downtown Farmers' Market, and tour the Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory. They can visit the Elwood Haynes Museum, the Kirkendall Nature Center, skate at the Kokomo Pipeline Skate Park, and swim at the Kokomo Beach Aquatic Center. And of course, they can take advantage of the excellent education they will gain from attending classes at IU Kokomo.

Here, you'll find a place to call home, a place to come back to for years to come. Earn your IU degree right here and experience more.

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