Enclose a brief statement explaining your reasons for the nomination.
Please include the following information about your nominee:
  • - education
  • - memberships in professional and community organization
  • - any special recognitions

The nominator is responsible for supplying a recent detailed resume and supporting documentation for the nominee and contact information such as address, phone number and email address.
EMAIL TO: jbrown1098@aol.com
mail to NAEESAF HOF: PO Box 3101, Fayetteville, NC 28302

All nomination forms must be emailed or received on or before August 31st, 2022 to be considered for the Class of 2023
Surname First Name Association Class
Brown John HOF C/O 66
Shaw Lonnie HOF C/O 69
Wright Lavar NAEESAF C/O 95
Robinson Janice Fisher NAEESAF C/O 69
Purcell Darrell EES AD ----
Hardy Latanya EES Coach C/O 81
Williams Richard 50s C/O 58
Raye Jimmy 60s C/O 64
Teary Larry 70s C/O 74
Vaughn-Basnight Mary (Missy) 80s C/O 87
Rasberry Melissa 90s C/O 94
Benavente Mario 00s C/O 08
McNeil Curtis Historian C/O 71
Griffin Milton At Large C/O 94
McLean Matt At Large C/O 94

Eligible 10 years after graduation from EES, special circumstances excepted. (i.e., 2008 grad for 2018 induction) (i.e., death, accident). Must be an EES graduate - selection committee will have discretion in unique, special circumstances. Athletic ability, sportsmanship, character, leadership, contribution to team and the games he/she participated in. A similar standard of ethics shall have characterized the years following their time at. E.E. Smith High School, to the best of the committee’s knowledge. Awarded All-State, All-Conference, any individual or team championship, any record or winning streak, league leader in recognized statistical category, college scholarship, etc. Achievements should be on record and verified by copies of news clippings, yearbooks, certificates of awards, etc. All-star teams, tournaments, and awards were less common in earlier eras and documentation of achievements might not exist, especially for older nominees. This should be taken into consideration.
Committee may also consider post-graduate activities including college and professional experience.

Any coach with at leaat 7 years coaching experience at EES is eligible (the Committee may make exceptions as to years of experience in unique, special circumstances). The nominee must be inactive. Accomplishments (individual or teams) must have merited league and/or statewide recognition, as well as made significant contributions to the athletic programs at EES. Coaching ability, loyalty to EES, leadership, character, athletic expertise, significant contribution to their teams and to the sports they coached must have been demonstrated. The same ethical and life standards expected of his/her athletes shall also characterize the life of the coach.

Championship teams having attained record status.

Exceptional leadership, character, loyalty to EES and the passion for, and support of, the success of Golden Bulls athletics is paramount.
An individual who has made outstanding contributions to the interscholastic athletic programs at E.E. Smith High School other than coaching or playing.
The E. E. Smith High School Sports Hall of Fame reserves the right to remove any individual from the Hall of Fame for personal conduct, which reflects discredit upon the school.
Under unique circumstances, the Hall of Fame Committee can waive the number of years requirement and or graduation requirement with a two-thirds majority vote of the committee. The following athletes, coaches, teams, and sport contributor candidates shall be eligible for nomination:
  • Selected into any national hall of fame. Achieved a world record.
  • Has participated in the Olympics, World Games, representing the USA.
  • Played for or won a championship on an amateur national championship or as an individual; or as a member of a professional championship team (WNBA, NBA, NFL, MLB, etc.) or as an individual (PGA, a national tennis association, etc.).
Nomination Form