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Athletics Hall of Honor

Statement of Purpose

CrowdTo recognize and honor alumni, teams, and coaches from Phillips and Abbot academies who displayed exceptional athletic ability on the field and who continue to lead a life that embodies the values of the academies.

Criteria for Selection

Alumni will submit nominations, and those selected will be inducted annually during Reunion Weekend. To be eligible for this honor, an alumna or alumnus must have graduated at least five years prior. The Selection Committee includes members of the Athletics Department, the Athletics Committee of the Alumni Council, and the Office of Alumni Affairs.

Nominations for 2017 Induction Year Are Open Until November 1, 2016

The Athletics Committee of the Phillips Academy Alumni Council is accepting nominations for the 2017 induction year of the Hall of Honor until November 1, 2016. The Hall recognizes alumni, teams and coaches from Phillips and Abbot academies that displayed exceptional athletic ability on the field and who continued to lead lives that embody the values of the academies. "It would be difficult to overstate the importance of athletics in shaping the character of young men and women as they pass through our halls and go on to lead lives of significance and achievement. The Hall of Honor seeks to permanently acknowledge those among us whose accomplishments in athletics have been uniquely notable," says Doug D'Agata '88, co-chair of the committee. He and co-chair Meredith Hudson Johnston '01 manage the nomination and evaluation process of inductees. 

Nominations are solicited annually, with eventual inductees recognized during Reunion Weekend each year. In addition to the Athletics Committee, the selection process includes members of the Athletics Department and the Office of Alumni Engagement. A permanent plaque featuring the name of each inductee is displayed in the Borden Gym.

To nominate someone, please complete the online form.

 

Contact

For inquiries regarding the Athletics Hall of Honor, please email us and feel free to visit the Andover Athletics site.


The Andover-Exeter football game is America’s longest-running high school sports rivalry, dating back to 1879.

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