News Release, St.Mary’s College of Maryland Athletics
ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Department of Athletics and Recreation is seeking your help in nominating worthy individuals for the St. Mary’s College Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020.
This year’s induction ceremony will take place on Friday, Sept. 25. The deadline for nominating has been pushed back from April 15th to June 15th.
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Hall of Fame Committee has extended the time to accept nominations to June 15, 2020,” stated Associate Athletic DirectorJim Cranmer. “At that time we will re-evaluate where we are in the process and will send out more information as necessary. We recognize that in these troubling times, our alumni are focused on their and their family’s health. Everyone, please take care of yourselves and your loved ones.”
The Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1990 to “recognize outstanding individuals who have been associated with St. Mary’s College.” Inductees are elected by a seven-person Athletic Hall of Fame Committee, who is charged with the responsibility of bestowing the College’s highest athletics distinction. Sixty-seven members have been inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame since the first class in 1990.
At least two letters of nomination need to be submitted from individuals who know or knew the nominee well and are aware of his/her achievements and quality of character. The letter(s) should include not only statistical highlights of the nominee but also any awards or recognition earned while at St. Mary’s; any awards or recognition they have earned since graduation as well as a description of their character, their leadership ability; and any other intangibles that they may have contributed as a member of the team?.
Lastly, nominees must have graduated at least five years ago with the cutoff date being May of 2014.
The nomination form can be found at www.smcm.edu/alumni/awards/hall-fame-legends-nomination-form.