Feb. 3, 2009
Cullowhee, N.C. - Nominations for the 2009 Western Carolina University Athletic Hall of Fame are currently being accepted until March 1, 2009. WCU will induct its 20th class all-time next fall during a home football weekend (TBD).
Criteria for nomination into the WCU Athletic Hall of Fame includes having distinguished himself/herself through outstanding contributions while representing Western Carolina University as a student-athlete, coach or associate of the Athletic Department. A minimum of five years must have elapsed since the student-athletes participated at the University or since the association with the Athletic Department has ended, with the only exception coming by way of a posthumous award.
A 10-member committee will weigh each nomination before selection the 2009 class, with a nominee needing seven out of the 10 possible votes. All inductees will be subject to final review and approval by the Chancellor of Western Carolina University.
Once it is approved, the 2009 Hall of Fame class will be announced in the fall.