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Mission Statement:

The Bellingham High School Athletic Hall of Fame exists to recognize and honor Bellingham High School Student Athletes, Coaches, Teams and Sport Contributors for their unparalleled achievements and/ or contributions to the Bellingham High School Athletic program.  Those candidates chosen to represent this athletic hall of fame have demonstrated exemplary strength of character both on and off the playing field.

 

Individual Criteria:

Meeting the minimum criteria does not automatically guarantee induction into the Hall of Fame.

Must meet a minimum of 4 of the criteria:

  1. Must have won League, District, or State, or were part of a team that did.
  2. Held a school, league, district, or state record.
  3. Went on to play at a community college, 4 year university, or received a pro contract.
  4. Placed multiple times in the top 8 at State Tournament.
  5. Honored as 1st Team All-league or All-State.
  6. Lead a major statistical category in league, district, or state.
  7. Notable contribution to athletics after high school.
  8. Notable Athletic achievement after high school.
  9. Eligible 5 years following graduation from BHS

 

Coaches Criteria:

Meeting the minimum criteria does not automatically guarantee induction into the Hall of Fame.

Must meet a minimum of 3 of the criteria:

  1. Must have at least 10 total seasons of coaching
  2. 70% career winning percentage at BHS
  3. Multiple teams to state
  4. Multiple League titles
  5. State Title
  6. Notable Contribution to the sport
  7. Awards won; other hall of fame honors.
  8. Eligible immediately upon retirement from coaching

 

Nomination Process:

  • Nominations for consideration into the BHS Hall of Fame are available in the Bellingham High School’s athletic office and at the link below.  Completed nomination forms can be mailed or returned to the BHS athletic office, 2020 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-3648.

 

Click Here for Hall of Fame Nomination Form