BATAVIA, New York-The Genesee Community College Foundation and Athletics Department invite nominations for the Cougar Athletic Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding alumni athletes, teams or individuals whose efforts or achievements of have fostered athletic accomplishments and sportsmanship at GCC. Nominations should be received by Monday, April 1, 2013. Nomination forms can be downloaded from GCC’s website http://www.genesee.edu/alumni/halloffame/ and emailed, or sent to the College’s Alumni office.
Nominations may be submitted by the nominee or by friends, family, work associates or other colleagues familiar with the nominee. Criteria considered in selecting inductees include the individual’s noteworthy contribution to the growth, development and success of Genesee athletics. Team nominees should have distinguished performance that received recognition at the school, regional or national level.
Inclusion in the Hall of Fame is the highest athletic honor the College bestows on its alumni and supporters. New inductees will be honored during the 2013 GCC Homecoming weekend in September.
The 2013 Cougar Athletic Hall of Fame will be the fourth class inducted into the Hall of Fame and will succeed the 2012 inductees including men’s basketball all-time leading scorer Terry George who is currently head coach of the GCC men’s basketball team, women’s basketball standouts Lynn Jensen Northup and Mary Loree, and former volleyball coach Ben Guiliano.
For more information on the previous induction class into the Athletic Hall of Fame please visit http://www.genesee.edu/depts/alumni/athletic/o or contact Jackie Christenson, GCC Alumni Affairs coordinator at 585-343-0055 x6265.
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