2020 Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

An induction ceremony on February 14, 2020 celebrated the 2020 Class of the Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame.  To view the members of the Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame, click HERE. Note that  biographies of members can be viewed by clicking on their names.

The inductees in this ninth class of the Withrow Athltic Hall of Fame are, viewing photos left to right:

Christopher Hicks ’72 – Football; Michael Turner ’87 – Baseball, Football; Chris Knight ’05 – Basketball; D’Monami Gardner ’12 – Track and Field

                              

                             

Congratulations to these four outstanding athletes who will join the 46 current Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame (WAHOF) members.

The festivities began with a reception in the Alumni Center. Family and friends were there to support the inductees. In left photo, supporting Christopher Hicks are Virginia Hicks ’73, Michelle Whitfield ’87, Deborah Pilgrim ’68, Luevenia Hicks-Spruel ’76, Evon Saddler ’92 and Paul Hicks ’73. Click on photo to enlarge.

 

 

In left photo, supporting Michael Turner are Cheryl Turner, Sherry and Michael Gray, Tony and Kacie Whaley, Lisa Baker ’87, Nicole Lee, Lamarck Carter, Lisa Rowell, Cheryle and Ralph Jackson and others. Click on photo to enlarge.

 

 

 

In left photo, supporting Chis Knight are parents Chuck and Cynthia Knight ’82, Lashawnda Lawrence ’98, Denetrice Lawrence Jones and Braylen Riley. After the reception, everyone convened in the gym for the Tigers vs. Eagles basketball game. The Hall of Fame recognition was during halftime as shown in the photos below. Click on the photos to enlarge them.

 

 

 

There are costs associated with maintaining a strong Withrow Athletic Hall of Fame. It took too long to establish the WAHOF, especially for a school that has a strong athletic history dating from 1919. We want to ensure it continues so that we can honor those athletes, who walked the halls all of us did, for years to come. Donations may be made online by clicking HERE or by a check made payable to “WAI” with “WAHOF” written in the memo line. Please mail the check to Withrow Alumni Inc., P.O. Box 8186, Cincinnati, Ohio 45208. We do need, and thank you for, your support. 

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