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  • ┬áThe 2014 induction picks have been chosen and are now public on this website. Just click on the Hall of Fame on the task bar. Some work is still needed to be done to finish their setup, but you can at least get an early look. Join us and start making your nominations for 2015.
  • THE SELECTION COMMITTEE MET IN OKLAHOMA CITY ON DEC. 11 AND CONSIDERED THE NOMINATIONS FOR HE FIRST CLASS OF THE WHS ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME. ALL THE NOMINATIONS WERE DISCUSSED, AND THE LIST WAS EXTENSIVE, AND FINALLY MADE THEIR SELECTIONS. SOME WILL BE DISAPPOINTED THAT THEY DID NOT MAKE THIS FIRST CLASS, BUT THERE ARE MANY TO INDUCT THAT ARE VERY DESERVING. HOWEVER, WE COULD NOT INDUCT ALL OF THEM AT ONCE, BUT THEY WILL COME IN THE FUTURE. THE NAMES WILL BE RELEASED TO THIS SITE AND THE PUBLIC IN JANUARY. ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION MEMBERS WILL GET A “SNEAK PREVIEW” LATER THIS MONTH WITH AN ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE INAUGURAL CLASS OF THE WHS ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME.
  • A SHORT EXTENSION ON NOMINATIONS HAS BEEN ADDED. THE SELECTION COMMITTEE MEETING FOR DEC. 7, HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING. YOU MAY ADD ADDITIONAL NOMINATIONS UNTIL WEDNESDAY AT NOON, CENTRAL TIME!
  • Saturday, December 7, is the last day to nominate your favorite players, coaches and teams for this year’s inaugural inductions into the WHS Athletic Hall of Fame. You can continue to nominate after that, but they will not be considered until after the 2014 Alumni Banquet. Remember, you must join the Athletic Association, which is separate from the Alumni Association, in order to nominate.
  • The Wilburton Diggers inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame is waiting for your membership into the WHS Athletic Association to nominate your favorite players, coaches and teams.
  • WHS ATHLETIC FANS: THE NOMINATION PERIOD HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL STAURDAY, DECEMBER 7, BECAUSE THE SELECTION COMMITTEE WILL NOT MEET UNTIL DEC. 9. SO HURRY AND JOIN AND GET YOUR NOMINATIONS FOR YOUR FAVORITE PLAYERS IN.
  • ┬áThe inaugural class is set to be inducted at the 2014 Alumni Banquet.
  • Committee has been selected to review nomination candidates for the Hall.
  • Membership signup for the WHS Athletic Association is available. You must be a member of the Association in order to nominate a candidate.
  • Nomination forms are now ready on the website.
  • Donations and sponsors are needed to help get the website and Association up and going.
  • Athletes, coaches, and other special categories, such as special teams of the past can be added to the Hall of Fame.
  • Memberships into the Athletic Association are $10 per year or $100 for a Lifetime membership,
  • Join up and make your nominations for the former players who are long past due to be recognized for their accomplishment.
  • Hundreds of former athletes are waiting for your nomination. Great teams of the past need to be remembered and recognized in the Hall of Fame.
  • The Hall of Fame Museum will be located in the lobby of the new gymnasium.
  • Selection Committee will meet in December to consider the nominations from Athletic Association members.
  • Publication of the inaugural class of inductees will be made by January 1, 2014.
  • Friends and family of the inductees will be allowed to attend the banquet to support the new members in the Hall of Fame.
  • All members of the Athletic Association will receive two electronic newsletters each year. In January, the first public announcement of the new inductees for the spring banquet will be announced, along with a short bio. In July, the members will be informed as to what is going on with the Association and the Hall of Fame.

 

 

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