The names of Boots Bandy, Hubert Morris, Jacky Jackson, Ben Anderson, Ira Hillary, and Walter Scott will forever live in the history books as the inaugural class of the Strom Thurmond High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Who will be next in joining these legends? It is up to you. The athletes and coaches of Strom Thurmond High, Johnston High, Edgefield High, and W.E. Parker have had many impressive athletes represent them on the field and on the court. The time has come to recognize their athletic achievements.
The Class of 2019 will be inducted during a home game in the upcoming football season. Nominations will begin to be taken on March 25, 2019. Nomination packets may be downloaded from the school athletic website, www.strebels.org, the links below, or picked up from the school. All nomination packets must be returned to the athletic department by May 17, 2019 for consideration in the current class of inductees. If a nominee was nominated last year, there is no need to nominate them again. All nominations remain open for consideration for a five-year period.
Athletes who competed and graduated from Strom Thurmond High School and/or at an Edgefield County High School in existence before the opening of Strom Thurmond are eligible. Athletes are eligible for nomination ten years after their class’s graduation. Such athletes must have competed in a SCHSL sanctioned varsity sport and must have excelled in said sport. All verified accomplishments will be taken into account such as All Region, All-State, and any other regional, state, or national accolades.
Nomination is also open to coaches/supporters or administrators, who must have participated with distinction and/or made significant contributions to athletics at Strom Thurmond High School, as evidenced by the success of their teams and the accomplishments of their former student-athletes. Such coaches or administrators shall be eligible for nomination beginning five years after they have left Strom Thurmond High School, or in special circumstances as determined by the Board of Directors. Contributors will also be considered for nomination based upon their service and dedication to the athletic programs at Strom Thurmond High School.
Any questions may be directed to the Athletic Department of Strom Thurmond at 803-275-1768 or to Asst. Athletic Director Mike Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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