Inductees named for 2009 Hall of Fame
The eighth annual induction ceremony and banquet will take place Saturday, March 21, 2009 on campus at the J. Walter Smith Student Center.
Jeff Nelson-Outstanding Athletic Achievement
Nelson was the individual state champion in cross country for the Vaqs in 1980 and also helped his squad win the team title. He held the high school record in the two-mile in 8:36.3 for almost 30 years until it was broken this past spring.
George McGowan-Outstanding Athletic Achievement
McGowan was an All-American wide receiver on the 1967 football team. McGowan went on to become a record setting receiver in the Canadian Football League and was named CFL Player of the Year in 1973 and was named to its hall of fame in 2003.
Steve Moore-Outstanding Athletic Achievement
Moore was a teammate of McGowan at Glendale High and Glendale College and was also an All-American wide receiver in 1967. After his playing days, Moore was a long time assistant for the Seattle Seahawks.
Dr. John Davitt-Meritorious Service
Dr. Davitt was the Superintendent/President at the college from 1985 to 2006 and the athletic facilities improved greatly during his tenure including the construction of the six tennis courts on Mountain St. and the renovation of Sartoris Field in 2005.
Tony Spino-Pillar of Achievement
Spino was a student-trainer at Glendale from 1968-70 and has been a trainer at UCLA for 35 years and has been on the staff of 19 NCAA Championship teams. He was also a trainer for the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks from 1975-79.
1978 women’s Volleyball Team-Outstanding Team
The 1978 women’s volleyball team won the Western State Conference title and finished fourth in the state. They were coached by Dianne Spangler.