Athletic Hall of Fame

The Gardner Edgerton High School Athletic Hall of Fame is a tribute to outstanding athletes who through their athletic achievements have brought honor to themselves, school, and community. The purpose of the Athletic Hall of Fame is to: 

  • Recognize and honor the great athletes who have brought fame to Gardner Edgerton High School;
  • Establish a motivating influence in the hearts of our youth; and,
  • Foster pride and preserve good sportsmanship, scholarship, and citizenship in our school, city, and community. 
Nominating Procedures 

Thoroughly read the Athletic Hall of Fame Regulations and Procedures. Nominations can only be made by or through a former or current coach, athletic director, or principal. This nomination form must be accompanied with a letter of recommendation from the person making the nomination. The athletic director will contact the nominee with the appropriate information about the selection process. Nominees will remain a candidate for five years. If you have questions please contact the high school athletic director. This nomination form and letter of recommendation must be submitted to John Sedler, athletic director, prior to February 1, 2020.

 Nominees will be mailed a questionnaire that must be returned by February 15, 2020 to be considered for 2021 induction. Nominations that are late, incomplete, or lack the necessary qualifications will not be processed. The Selection Committee meets in March to select the winners that will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame next school year.

Athletic Hall of Fame Regulations and Procedures

Nomination Form

We will recognize the recipients of this award during the halftime of the boys' basketball game on January 17, 2020. 

Past recipients of of this award
Induction Date Name Graduation Class Sport
2000 Duane McIntire 1955 Football
2000 Jeff Buckingham 1978 Track and Field
2001 Boys Basketball State Champions 1996 Team
2001 Leo Watson JR 1968 Football
2001 Kermit Welch Coach – Tennis
2001 Mark Welch 1979 Basketball
2002 Ralph Snaveley
Coach - Basketball
2002 Suzy Stevenson 1980 Track and Field
2003 George Buckingham 1979 Track and Field
2005Joe McNultySpecial Award
2005 Eric Thompson 1997 Football, Basketball, Baseball
2006Dani McNaney2001Track and Field
2006 Gayla Rothers 1980 Cross Country
2007 Kelly Hancock Gretencord 1990 Track and Field
2008Don BechardCoach – Basketball
2009 Boys Cross Country State Champions 2004 Team
2009 Ted Propst 1981 Football, Wrestling, Basketball
2010 Gregg Plank 1981 Football
2012 Janet Wittkopf 1974 Special Award
2017 Kyle Wait 2010 Track and Field
2017 Girls Track State Champions 2010 Team
2018 Bubba Starling 2011 Football, Basketball, Baseball