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Hartnell Athletics Hall of Fame is this Saturday!

November 13th, 2013

SALINAS, Calif. - On Saturday, November 16, 2013, Hartnell College and its Athletics Department present the Hartnell College Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA. This inaugural event will induct 13 honorees in a day filled with celebration, cheer, and a football game. The program is scheduled as follows:

10:30 a.m. Campus tour led by Hartnell Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen
11:45 a.m. Hosted reception and Luncheon (Student Center)
12:15 p.m. Induction Ceremony
6:00 p.m. Football Game and Half-Time Presentation (at Rabobank Stadium) Hartnell Panthers vs. Monterey Peninsula Lobos

"I am truly honored to be involved in the Inaugural Hartnell College Athletics Hall of Fame," said Dan Teresa, Director of Athletics for Hartnell College. "Hartnell has a long history and tradition of successful athletic programs. This Hall of Fame event has been established to recognize the inductees for their dedication and accomplishments as well as to show our appreciation for their contributions and being a vital part of our rich history within the community."

We are proud to initiate the Hall of Fame tradition at Hartnell College to recognize those who have made the most of their experiences as California community college student/athletes, teams, instructors, coaches, administrators, counselors, volunteers and supporters by maximizing their own potential and having a positive impact in others.

Hartnell College has a rich athletic tradition and a long history of success that spans over the past 80 years. We have won over 50 Conference Championships, numerous Northern California Championships and State awards, the 1952 Junior Rose Bowl Championship, and a 1984 State Championship in Baseball. Our men's soccer team is often ranked in the Top 10 in the nation. Hartnell has produced over 9,000 student/athletes who have not only achieved success in athletics, but also in the classroom and beyond.

Tickets for the event may be obtained by contacting Joanne Trevino in the Athletics Department at (831) 755-6884 or jtrevino@hartnell.edu. Tickets are $60.00 per person; football game included.

Hartnell Community College District

The Hartnell CCD serves over 15,000 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 growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit www.hartnell.edu.