FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jeff Malby, Associate Director of Athletics
Office of Sports Information
BILLINGS, Mont. – January 25, 2017 – Rocky Mountain College is accepting nominations for the 2017 RMC Clara Klindt Athletic Hall of Fame. The deadline for nominations is April 3. The Hall of Fame committee will begin reviewing nominations immediately following.
The categories for consideration include RMC student athletes, teams, coaches and athletic directors as well as graduates, who have made major contributions in the field of athletics at the high school, college or professional levels.
Former student athletes and Battlin’ Bears teams must wait 10 years after their final season to be eligible, while coaches and athletic directors have a five-year waiting period. There is no time requirement for individuals who have made major contributions elsewhere.
Nominations for the William “Bill” Woolston Distinguished Service Award are also being accepted. This award is given to a person who has significantly contributed to RMC through service to the College’s athletics program.
The 2017 class will be honored during the annual “Hall of Fame Weekend,” which is planned for September 15 and 16. The formal Hall of Fame induction banquet and ceremony is scheduled for the evening of Friday, September 15. The inductees, along with current members of the Hall of Fame, will also be recognized at halftime of the Rocky – Montana Tech football game, Saturday, September 16.
To submit a nomination using the online form, go to the Hall of Fame page at: rocky.edu/athletics/HallOfFame.php.
For more information please call the RMC Athletics Department at: 406.657.1133.
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