Due to their innumerable contributions to the field of Athletics, the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame will welcome four new inductees at the 2018 Sports Hall of Fame banquet ceremony held on February 26 at Berry College’s Krannert Center. Tickets are now on sale for the event.
The 2018 inductees are Eric Floyd for Professional Athlete, Will Muscahmp for Lifetime Achievement and Amateur Athlete, Nae Nae Daniels Saxton for Amateur Athlete, and Jamane Spivey for Professional Athlete.
Along with the inductees, 12 area student athletes will be recognized for their achievements, with two being awarded the John Pinson Jr. Outstanding Student Athlete Scholarship.
The event includes a banquet and awards ceremony. A social and silent auction will be held at 6 p.m., followed by a seated dinner and awards ceremony at 6:30p.m.
Tickets are $30 and may be purchased in-person at Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Administrative Headquarters at 1 Shorter Avenue. Tickets may also be purchased online at romefloydsportshalloffame.com. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance by February 16, 2018.
The cost of the Sports Hall of Fame program is solely supported through ticket sales and sponsorships. The event is hosted by the Sports Hall of Fame Committee and Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation. For questions or to purchase tickets, please call 706.291.0766.
The Sports Hall of Fame was started in 1971 in order to recognize amateur and professional athletes and those who contribute to the growth and development of sports. Nominations are submitted in four categories: amateur athlete, professional athlete, meritorious service and lifetime achievement. Nominations for the Sports Hall of Fame are submitted by the general public and are received year-round.