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Cedar Grove-Belgium School District

Athletic Hall of Fame

THE CEDAR GROVE-BELGIUM SCHOOL DISTRICT RECOGNIZES ITS OUTSTANDING ATHLETIC TRADITION BY INDUCTING FORMER CGB ATHLETES, COACHES, AND DISTINGUISHED ATHLETIC PROGRAM CONTRIBUTORS TO THE CEDAR GROVE-BELGIUM HIGH SCHOOL


ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

Objectives:

To give deserved recognition to outstanding former CG-B athletes, coaches and distinguished contributors to Rocket athletics. To illustrate to current students and community members those individuals who have been instrumental in creating the Rocket athletic tradition.To promote continued interest in the CG-B athletic program via alumni and community members.To publicly celebrate CG-B athletics on a yearly basis.

Nomination Process:

Nominations must be submitted via the Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination form. Cedar Grove-Belgium Distinguished Alumni and Friends and Athletic Hall of Fame forms are available at the Cedar Grove-Belgium School website, under the Alumni tab.

Nominations are due by March 31, 2023. There are no restrictions on who may submit a nomination form.

A letter of recommendation from the nominator and/or letters of support from others may be submitted to aschoeder@cgbrockets.com.

Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Online Form

Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Printable Form
 

Athlete Nominee Criteria:

• Graduate of Cedar Grove-Belgium High School, at least 10 years removed from graduation.

• Exceptional individual accomplishments within a sport (e.g. all-state selection, state

championships, all-conference, state records, school records).

• Significant contributions made to the success of a team (e.g. team state championship,

team conference championship, team record).

• Strong moral character, and good citizenship throughout the athlete’s life.

Note: Beyond these criteria, having individual and team success in multiple sports is valued, and post-graduate distinction in sports will be given strong consideration.

 

Coaching Nominee Criteria:

• Coach at Cedar Grove-Belgium High School and/or alumnus who has achieved coaching distinctions elsewhere.

• Retired from all coaching and age 55 or older.

• Excellence in coaching (e.g. record, conference championships, state competitions, team state championships, individuals coached who earned state championships, etc).

• Contributions to the positive development of students and demonstration of a special care and concern for the development of student-athletes.

• Varsity coaching responsibilities over an extended period of time and/or coaching in multiple sports.

 

Distinguished Athletic Contributor Nominee Criteria:

• Individual who has made significant contributions to Cedar Grove-Belgium athletics in roles other than participation in, or coaching, a sport (e.g. employees of the Cedar Grove-Belgium school district, alumni, and community members).

• Not currently employed by the Cedar Grove-Belgium school district.

• Longevity of contributions of time and energy in support of Cedar Grove-Belgium athletics. Strong moral character and good citizenship.

 

Selection Committee:

The Hall of Fame Selection Committee is comprised of:

Athletic Director (Chair)
Administrator
HS Teacher
Representative of the Education Foundation
3 Community members/alumni/non-staff ie coaches, students

Selection Process:

• Hall of Fame Selection Committee reviews list of nominations. Discussion follows and, if needed, further research conducted.

• Award decisions will be made by consensus.

Induction Ceremony:

Awardees will be introduced at a home football game in September and the induction ceremony will be the following afternoon.  Every effort will be made to have the awardees or their representatives present. 

Hall of Fame Composition and Maintenance: Each inductee will be recognized with a plaque which will be displayed in the new Hall of fame display. The Cedar Grove-Belgium School District shall be the sole owner of the Hall of Fame and will maintain it in a manner consistent with the high honor of the recognition.