| Nominations, sponsors sought|
|May 17, 2013|
Kevin Luckey, Napa Valley College’s dean of Physical Education and Athletics, announced that the third annual Athletic Hall of Fame awards ceremony and banquet will be held Sept. 21. Nominations and sponsors are sought for the event which will be held at Chardonnay Golf Club.
Last year those inducted included the late Mary Georgiana “Georgie” Lyon, one of the pioneers of the physical education and athletic programs at Napa Valley College; Ken Tronstad, the college’s outstanding athlete in 1954; Howard Jamison, Men’s Tennis coach from 1974-1980 and a driving force in developing tennis in the Napa Valley; Dick Vermeil, Calistoga native who coached at Napa College before a long career which included taking two different NFL teams to the Super Bowl; Stephen Dodd, NVC football standout 1974-75; Dennis Fechter, outstanding three sport athlete 1976-78, and Robert Maglione, head softball coach at NVC from 1981-1995.
“I was thrilled with the 2012 class of inductees,” said Luckey. “We look forward to honoring additional outstanding inductees this fall and appreciate community participation in the nomination process. The Hall of Fame recognizes a tradition of excellence at Napa Valley College.”
In addition to recognizing former student athletes, nominations can be made to honor coaches or other contributions to NVC athletics.
Sponsors for the Hall of Fame event and for the 8th annual Storm Classic Golf Tournament Oct. 11 are sought. The golf tournament, which benefits student athletes, will also be held at Chardonnay Golf Club. For more information, contact Kevin Luckey at 707-256-4514 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos by Richard Bruns
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