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Fort Fairfield High School Announces

Athletic Hall of Fame


Fort Fairfield Journal, March 19, 2014


   In a long awaited and much anticipated announcement, the creation of the Fort Fairfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame is underway with the inaugural class to be inducted on Thursday, July 17th, during this year’s Maine Potato Blossom Festival. 


   The mission of the Fort Fairfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame is to recognize those individuals who, through their accomplishments, have brought pride and distinction to the school and community as either athletes, coaches, or contributors to the development and success of the Fort Fairfield High School Athletic program. Through recognizing the outstanding contributions of those involved in the athletic programs, it is hoped that this tradition will help instill and motivate future student-athletes to excellence. The creation of the Athletic Hall of Fame will also help strengthen the bond between school, community, and alumni.


   The purpose of the Fort Fairfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame is to recognize, preserve and honor athletes, coaches,  and contributors associated with Fort Fairfield High School Athletics and to:



The Fort Fairfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame will consist of a 9 person committee. The initial committee shall be appointed by Directors of the Fort Fairfield Athletic Booster Club, that will also help fund this Athletic Hall of Fame. Committee membership will be comprised of the following:



   At-large members may be former players, coaches, administrators, teachers, and/or supporters who have historical knowledge of the athletic program but who may or may not reside within the district. Each membership is a three-year appointment. All members enshrined in the Fort Fairfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame shall become members of an advisory committee. Members of the advisory committee shall be notified of meeting dates and times. They may offer suggestions and input, and shall  have voting privileges.


   The Athletic Hall of Fame is looking for people to help with this huge undertaking and serve on various committees such as nominating committee, awards committee, publicity committee, fundraising committee, and a ceremony committee. If you have an interest in serving on any of these committees or in helping in any way please contact any one of the following FFABC members:

Tim Watt

Larry Gardner

Kerby Doughty

Bob Osterblom

Todd Alley

Kerrie Alley

Tom Towle

John McCrea


Criteria for Selection

Candidates for membership in the Fort Fairfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame will be former Fort Fairfield High School athletes and/or coaches, as well as contributors who have met the requirements set forth in this constitution.


   Candidates must meet at least one of the criteria listed below:







   The inaugural class of 2014 will include no more than a total of 15 inductees (athletes, coaches and contributors). Future classes will not exceed 10 inductees. The location of the Athletic Hall of Fame will be in the main lobby of the High School. An entire wall has been dedicated for this purpose to display each class of inductees. A website and Facebook page will be up and running in the next few weeks. The website will be an interactive site with pictures and videos of inductees as well as electronic nomination forms.  More information will be available concerning the Athletic Hall of Fame, as well as details on the inductees, induction banquet and how to purchase tickets to attend the awards ceremony. 

   For more information, you may e-mail:







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