April 5, 2013
RUSTON - The Louisiana Tech Athletics Department is requesting nominations for its Hall of Fame as fans and alumni are encouraged to submit their candidates for consideration for the University's next induction class.
The Louisiana Tech Athletics Hall of Fame currently includes 82 members and fans can view the that list by logging onto www.latechsports.com and clicking on the Tech Hall of Fame link located under the LINKS menu bar running along the top of the page. In order for an individual to be eligible for consideration, they must meet the following criteria below.
Athletes must have distinguished themselves through outstanding individual achievements on the playing field while at Louisiana Tech and/or distinguished themselves after college through professional career, outstanding community, civic or University service. A former student-athlete shall be first eligible for selection five full academic years after completing his/her eligibility at Louisiana Tech.
Athletic staff and University officials are eligible who have made significant contributions to the athletic department either in an official capacity or in a volunteer role. A former athletic staff member or University official must have ended their respective tenures at the University at least three years prior to selection.
Other individuals who have significantly served the Tech athletic program through professional or volunteer service, displayed unwavering loyalty to Tech athletics and contributed significantly to the advancement of athletics at the University. There is no prescribed waiting period for these individuals.
Deadline to submit nominations is Aug. 15, 2013. The Hall of Fame Weekend is set for Saturday, Nov. 9 when the Bulldog host Southern Mississippi.
Nomination forms can be found online at www.latechsports.com or can be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling Malcolm Butler at 318-257-3145. Forms can be mailed to Malcolm Butler, Louisiana Tech Athletics, PO Box 3166, Ruston, La. 71272.