Nominations open for 2017 Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame

VANCOUVER. – Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame now through Fri., Nov. 4.

Nominations open for 2017 Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame

The new inductees will be recognized during the annual Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony on Feb. 4, 2017. The banquet and ceremony will take place after the men’s basketball game that day.

Established in 2011, this annual event recognizes those athletes who have been exemplary in their sport while at Clark College and who were/are leaders in their community. The Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame honors the best and brightest in Penguin sports history and salutes the great athletes, teams, coaches and staff of the past. To date, there are 21 individuals and 8 teams in the Athletics Hall of Fame.

To be eligible for nomination, an athlete must have competed at Clark for two years, demonstrated an outstanding collegiate career, had an exemplary playing record at a college after leaving Clark, shown achievement upon leaving Clark, and at least five years have passed since attending Clark.

For a coach, administrator or staff member to be nominated, the person must have worked at Clark for five years or more, but no longer be employed in that position, and made significant contributions to the college.

Nominations must be received by Fri., Nov. 4. Award criteria and nomination forms are available at www.clark.edu/cc/halloffame

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