Athletics Hall of Fame Committee seeks nominations for the next class

Publish Date: 
Mar 17, 2017

Athletics Hall of Fame Committee seeks nominations for the next class

SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District is gearing up for its Fifth Annual Athletics Hall of Fame 2017 on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA and seeks nominations for the next class of inductees.


“We launched the Hartnell College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013 as a way to honor and recognize the contributions of individuals and teams to that legacy,” shared Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen.


Hartnell College has a rich athletic tradition and long history of success that spans over the past 83 years, producing well over 15,000 student/athletes who have not only achieved success in the athletic arena but also in the classroom and beyond.


“This year we will induct the 5th Class and I look forward to honoring this distinguished group of Panthers,” added Dr. Lewallen. “As of today, we have recognized 55 individuals and teams.”


Hartnell College Athletics seeks nominations from the community at large to identify those special individuals who left a mark in Hartnell Athletics. 


“We are proud to acknowledge the incredible student/athletes, coaches, officials, teams, volunteers and supporters who have made outstanding contributions to our institution,” said Director of Athletics, Dan Teresa.


The nomination form and guidelines are available on the Hartnell Athletics webpage.  Deadline for submissions is May 5, 2017. The nomination form and criteria can be downloaded by visiting the following link:


The Hall of Fame inductees will be selected by the Athletics Hall of Fame Committee comprised of retired Hartnell faculty/coaches, Hartnell staff, and volunteers. For more information, contact Jessica Green in the Athletics Department at (831) 755-6877 or email her at


Hartnell Community College District – established in 1920

The Hartnell CCD serves over 17,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are proud to be the winners of the Innovation Award for CSin3 – a Computer Science degree in three years.  We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit