SMA Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame
Michael David "Mike" Quirey, Class of 1969


Michael David 'Mike' Quirey, Class of 1969

Michael David "Mike" Quirey '69, graduated from San Marcos Academy in 1969 and from Southwest Texas State University and TWU. He and his wife, Joy, have two sons, Russell and Matthew, and they live in Blackwell, Oklahoma where Mike is in private practice as a physical therapist. He is also head of the Physical Therapy Department at the Ponca City, Oklahoma Hospital and conducts seminars in several states for chiropractors and physical therapists in the use of their equipment. He is active in civic and church work and frequently preaches in local churches. Mike’s parents are Jack and Ramona Cavness Quirey, SMA graduates of 1945. His grandmother is Mrs. Maurine Cavness, former Academy First Lady and his late grandfather was former Academy President Raymond Cavness. His aunts and uncles and many other members of his family also attended the Academy.

Mike was Senior Personality in his senior year and Captain of the Football and Basketball teams. He lettered in Football, Basketball, and Track in the 1968-69 school year and led the 1969 football team to the undefeated championship.

We welcome Mike Quirey as a 1986 inductee to the San Marcos Academy Athletic Hall of Fame.

Source: induction ceremony speech excerpt