University of Maine Accepting Nominations for 2011 Hall of Fame Class
ORONO, Maine- The University of Maine is once again accepting nominations for its Sports Hall of Fame. Nomination forms may be downloaded by clicking the link. Nominations are due April 8, 2011.
The Hall of Fame was established in the mid-80’s in order to recognize former student-athletes, coaches, administrators and supporters for their high achievements and contributions to the success of Maine Athletics. Since 1986, 163 individuals have been honored with induction into the Hall of Fame.
The criteria for selection into the Hall of Fame is achievement in the athletic program, but other factors are also considered. They include character, leadership and integrity, as well as non-athletic service to the University community and achievement later in life. Nominees must be unaffiliated from the University of Maine for five years. The 2010 induction class included: Ken Black, Mike Dunham, Jim Dyer, Heather Ernest, Jeff Paul and Marcus Williams.
Nomination forms can be sent to: Laura Reed, Assistant Athletic Director for Public Relations, 5747 Memorial Gym, Orono, ME 04469. Nominations can also be faxed to Reed at 207-581-3297 or emailed to her at firstname.lastname@example.org(.)