Tyler, Texas (FOX51) — The Tyler Independent School District is now accepting nominations for the Athletic Hall of Fame. The District encourages community members, parents, and alumni to nominate candidates who have demonstrated character, citizenship, success and leadership during his/her affiliation with the Tyler ISD athletic program.
The nomination form is available on the Tyler ISD website, tylerisd.org and will be accepted until Friday, August 16 at 5:00 p.m. A committee will review the applications and select the initial inductees.
Prospective candidates can be former athletes, coaches, teams or someone who contributed substantially to the athletic program (e.g. faculty, administrator, media, community leader, etc.). Nominees will be selected based on their high school achievements, post high school accomplishments, and other contributing factors.
The Athletic Hall of Fame inductees will be announced at a press conference on Wednesday, September 4, at 10:00 a.m. The group of Athletic Hall of Fame members will also be recognized at a ceremony on Friday, September 13 during the John Tyler vs. Robert E. Lee football game at Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium.