Seth Yost

Seth Yost
  • Name: Seth Yost
  • Class: 2015
  • School: Wellsboro
  • Graduation Year: 1990
  • Athlete

Seth graduated from Wellsboro Area High School in 1990. He participated in 2 years of track and field and football, and 4 years of wrestling. He won the John Prevost Memorial Award as the outstanding male athlete in senior year. He was captain of the 1989 football team that made districts and was a 1st team NTL linebacker. He was a regional wrestling champion in 1990 and 3-time sectional champion. He was a 4-time champion of the Williamson Christmas Tournament. He graduated in 1994 from the United States Naval Academy where he was a mamber of the wrestling team. Upon graduation he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United State Marine Corps, where more recently  as a Lieutenant Colonel, he was Battalion Commander for 1st Battalion 7th Marines. He was deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan from February to October of 2014 and was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions during his deployment. He is currently a student attending the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.