Shawn made a name for himself in the MHSAA wrestling world, earning the Individual Wrestling State title in 2022 (119#) and again in 2023 (126#). He is a three-time State Finalist and a two-time honoree of All-State (Division 4), in addition to his multiple U.P. State Championship titles. In addition to his athletic accomplishments, Shawn has also excelled in the classroom during his high school career, earning high honor-roll and honor roll status this school year.
Shawn has been wrestling since elementary school, participating in clubs such as Askren Wrestling Academy, Ground UP U.S.A., and Ares Wrestling Club. He has excelled on the Iron Mountain High School Varsity Wrestling team, traveling to Detroit for Individual State Finals and leading his Varsity team to the Team State Finals in Kalamazoo in 2022 and 2023. He considered multiple universities including Lakeland University, Rochester University, Cornerstone University, Siena Heights University, and UW Lacrosse. He ultimately found his home in the Davenport Panthers, at Davenport University (Grand Rapids, Michigan). He plans to major in Urban Education (Pre-Med).
Shawn’s parent’s Allen and Christina McGuire attended the signing celebration, along with Iron Mountain Varsity Wrestling coaches, Cory McLaren and Brandon Stroud. Multiple friends were also in attendance.
Back row L to R: IMHS Wrestling Coaches Cory McLaren and Brandon Stroud, Fulton Stroud (teammate), Shayna Hruska (teammate), Carrie Stroud, Chastity Hruska, Christian Hammond (teammate), and Steve Hruska