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Hall of Fame Criteria & Nominations

A maximum of five inductees (Categories: Individual, Team, and or At-Large) will be selected per year to be inducted at the Spring Induction Banquet.

Criteria for Selection

The nominee must, during and following his/her career at Garner, have demonstrated the pride, spirit, and success that exemplify Garner Athletics.


  • The nominee, if an athlete, must have attended Garner High School and have been out of high school for at least ten (10) years.
  • The nominee, if a coach, must have coached at Garner High School for at least seven (7) years and cannot be currently coaching at Garner.


  • The nominees, if a team, must have won a North Carolina State Championship at least ten (10) years from the date of championship.


  • The nominee, if an at-large candidate, may be an individual, group, organization or a member (past or present) of the community who has made a significant contribution to Garner High School athletics.


Any member of the Garner High School Staff (past or present) or community member (past or present) may nominate.

Nomination deadline will be August 1st of each year.  Selection will take place by October 1st. Recognition and Induction ceremonies will take place in October and May of each school year.

A Hall of Fame selection committee will be comprised of persons selected by the Principal and Athletic Director. The committee will consist of a minimum of five (5) persons, including the Principal and Athletic Director, as well as at least three (3) additional persons, including at least one representative from the Garner Trojan Club.

Nominees must receive a majority of the votes from the selection committee to be granted the honor.

A maximum of five (5) inductees (individual/coach, team, at-large) will be inducted each year at a banquet in May. The inductee(s) will receive suitable awards and a plaque to be displayed in the Athletics Hall of Fame section at the high school.

Nominations must include a written resume of the nominee’s years, service, and accomplishments (along with current address and phone number).

Nomination forms are available from the front office of Garner Magnet High School, Trojan Board member, Athletics Director or downloaded from below.

We also ask that the person submitting the nomination form include his or her own name, address, phone number, and e-mail address.