Ring of Honor Nominations Sought

Ring of Honor Nominations Sought

May 9, 2005

Nominations for the Clemson Ring of Honor are being accepted at the Clemson Athletic Department. Send your nominations in the form of a letter to Tim Bourret, Ring of Honor Chairman, PO Box 632, Clemson, SC 29634. Nominations for all sports will be accepted until May 15, 2005.

Ring of Honor Guidelines Purpose: The charge of the Ring of Honor committee is to bestow the highest athletic award presented by the Clemson Athletic Department on deserving candidates. The committee will examine the careers of candidates in all Clemson sports.

Nominations: Nominations are made by any member of IPTAY, a member of the faculty or a relative of a worthy nominee.

Nominations will be made in the form of a letter with a complete list of accomplishments and submitted to the chair of the committee, who will retain an active file of nominations. Letters of support may also be submitted. The Chair of the Committee will screen all nominations to make sure they meet eligibility requirements.

Eligibility: This committee will recognize individuals who have demonstrated consistent and unique national excellence in their sport during their Clemson career. Their accomplishments must be significant on an individual and team basis. Their statistical accomplishments must be noteworthy, but they should also have an outstanding record in terms of leadership. In general, they must have made a noteworthy contribution to the history of the Clemson Athletic Program.

Athletic accomplishments after their Clemson career are not a primary consideration in the nomination, but they must retain an unblemished record of citizenship after they leave Clemson.

A candidate must be a member of the Clemson Hall of Fame and must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year University or college.

Financial contributions to Clemson University will not be a consideration when evaluating the candidates.

For a coach to be nominated he or she must be retired from coaching that sport at the college level.