Founded in 2016, the honor is becoming one of the most cherished traditions for Grandview Athletics. Inductees are a distinguished circle of individuals or teams who have made a distint and lasting contribution to Grandview Senior High in the field of athletics.
The governing body, the Hall of Fame Committee, is made up of the school's athletic director, principal or designee, board of education member, head coach of a male sport, head coach of a female sport, alumni member, and a community member. The athletic director shall chair the committee and appoint members to the committee. The members will serve three-year terms and may be reappointed at the discretion of the athletic director.
Grandview High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee
a. The Athletic Hall of Fame committee will govern and administer this program
b. The Athletic Hall of Fame committee will establish policies and procedures necessary for the proper functioning of the Grandview High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
c. The Athletic Hall of Fame committee will be the selection committee. The committee will consist of a total of seven members.
The Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will be selected as follows:
a. Athletic Director - Chair
b. Principal or administrator designated by Principal
c. Board of Education Member
d. Head Coach of a Male Sport
e. Head Coach of a Female Sport
f. Alumni Member
g. Community Member
The Athletic Director shall appoint members to the Athletic Hall of Fame committee. The members will serve three-year terms and may be reappointed at the discretion of the Chair. Failure to consistently serve as an active member of the committee may result in removal from the committee and a new member being appointed. If a committee member is nominated for induction while serving on the selection committee, they will be excused from voting for themselves.
Criteria for Membership
The person must be a graduate of Grandview High School. Ten (10) years must elapse after graduation before any player/team may be nominated and placed on the ballot.
This award is designed to honor the “best of the best” athletes that have performed as student-athletes at Grandview High School. Criteria considerations should include All-Conference recognition, All-State recognition, All-American recognition, winning a state championship, owning a school record(s), professional selection, or achieving special recognition within his/her sport.
Moral character, good citizenship, and academic performance during high school and post high school years shall be a consideration.
Athletic team of Grandview High School may be eligible based upon school record or achievement of distinction, such as conference, district, or state championships. Any MSHSAA sanctioned athletic team which wins a state championship will be eligible for automatic induction into the Grandview Athletic Hall of Fame after 10 years.
Although athletic achievement while attending Grandview High School is of prime importance, outstanding accomplishments after leaving high school will also be a factor in the selection process. (i.e. a graduate who achieves success in college or becomes a professional athlete).
2) Coaches/Administrators/School Personnel
Three (3) years must elapse after the completion of their tenure as a coach in their particular sport before consideration is given for selection. They must be examples of good character and citizenship. The following factors will influence the selection of a coach: Number of years coaching at Grandview High School, record while coaching at Grandview High School, and contributions to their respective sport and the Grandview High School athletic program. School administrators and/or school personnel must wait three years and no longer be employed by Consolidated School District #4 before consideration is given for selection.
Patrons who have made an outstanding contribution(s) or who have made a significant impact on the Grandview High School District athletic programs.
Awards, Rights, and Privileges of Membership
Induction into the Grandview High School Athletic Hall of Fame is a lifetime membership. Inductees shall be introduced at a home athletic event, alumni event, and/or banquet in their honor. This should be a celebration for the individual, team, school, and community.
Awards will be given to each inductee. One plaque shall be presented to the inductee; the other plaque shall be placed on display in the Grandview Hall of Fame. Actual display will be determined by the athletic director. Each inductee will be awarded a lifetime gold pass for free admission to all future Grandview home athletic events, excluding district/state tournaments. Free admission will be included for inductees immediate family (team inductees not included).
Removal from the Grandview High School Athletic Hall of Fame will be voted on by the Athletic Hall of Fame committee. The same procedure will be followed in removing a person from the Athletic Hall of Fame committee.
Donors and Contributions
The Hall of Fame Committee will set up an account with the Grandview School District for any donations and contributions. The account will be under the supervision of the District Athletic Director.