Class of 1951
John Vujnovic came to Bethany in 1945 from Weir High School in Weirton, W.Va. His freshman year, he was the center for the Bison basketball team and earned All-West Virginia conference and All-Tournament honors.
After a two-year stint in the armed services, Vujnovic returned to Bethany in 1948 and played guard for the Bison cagers. He was also a member of the baseball team.
Upon graduation, Vujnovic practiced law in Weirton from 1957 to 1978 before changing professions and entering the field of energy. He served as president of of Krulock Coal Co. in Morristown, Ohio; vice president of R.V. & G. Coal Co. in Cambridge, Ohio; secretary of Ultra Systems Inc. in Columbus, Ohio. Vujnovic was on the board of directors of each company.