Georgia State is accepting nominations until July 29 for its second hall of fame class.
Those chosen for induction will be honored during a football game this season. The wall of fame is on the third floor of the Sports Arena.
The permament members of the hall of fame committee are Awilda Ragland (director of athletics designee), Christina Million (associate vice president of alumni affairs), Mike Holmes (associated athletics director for communications) and Ken Higa (Panther Athletic Club chairperson).
The inaugural class was composed of: Terese Allen, Lefty Driesell, Don Floyd, Rodney Hamilton, Bob Heck, Bruce LaBudde, Sheryl Martin, Kevin Morris, Sarah-Jane Mungo, and Bill and Su Reeves.
Eligibility criteria to be inducted is:
1. The candidate must have completed a minimum of two (2) years as an athlete in good standing
or have been a member of the athletic staff at least five (5) years.
2. A student‐athlete being considered must hold a college degree (not necessarily from Georgia State).
3. The candidate must be a dedicated individual who demonstrates high standards of character
4. The candidate must have proven, undisputed athletic, coaching, administrative or service record
at Georgia State University.
5. The candidate must be an upstanding citizen of their local community and show a record of
intelligent life decisions during and after their college experience.
6. The candidate must have exhausted their eligibility by at least five years to be eligible for
7. The candidate’s athletic achievements as a student at the University or as an alumnus/alumna
must have brought considerable favorable recognition to Georgia State University as well as to
8. If the candidate’s achievements are based on his or her career as a professional, he/she must
have played at least five years as a professional.
9. During the first two years of existence the Hall of Fame will allow up to ten inductions per year.
However, after the third year of existence, and thereafter, the number of inductees will be
limited to five (5) per year.
10. The committee reserves the right to remove a Hall of Fame member whose character and
reputation have been a source of embarrassment to the University. The voting guidelines for
removal from the Hall of Fame are the same as those form selection.