Minnesota State High School League Hall of Fame
Statement of Purpose
To recognize and preserve the heritage of high school activities in Minnesota and to keep alive their tradition and spirit.
To honor those individuals, who through distinguished achievement, have excelled in one or more high school activity programs sponsored by the League and its member schools.
Hall of Fame Eligibility
Hall of Fame nominees shall include individuals, who through distinguished achievement, have excelled in one or more high school activity programs sponsored by the League. These individuals may include athletes, fine arts participants, coaches, contest officials, adjudicators, contributors, athletic/activity directors, school administrators, and directors of music, speech, drama, debate, and the visual arts. All candidates of the League's Hall of Fame must be at least 35 years of age.
All candidates will be evaluated on their significant and/or long-term contributions to interscholastic athletic and fine arts programs. Athletes will be evaluated on their achievements in interscholastic athletics. Coaches will be considered on the merits of their high school coaching achievements; officials on the basis of their service as a high school official; and administrators on the merits of their service as a high school administrator. Fine arts nominees will be considered on the merits of their service as high school participants, coaches, directors or adjudicators. The contributor category is for individuals that have made contributions to interscholastic activities in some capacity other than those previously mentioned, including such areas as sports medicine and sports media.
Using the Hall of Fame nomination form, League member schools and any of the following organizations may nominate individuals for the Hall of Fame:
· Minnesota Interscholastic Activities Administrators Association
· Minnesota State High School Coaches Association, Inc.
· Minnesota Debate Teachers Association
· Minnesota Music Educators Association
· Minnesota Educational Theater Association
· Communication and Theater Association of Minnesota
· Minnesota Speech Coaches Association
Hall of Fame nomination forms and instructions are posted on this page.
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
All inductees will be invited to participate in the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.