Penguins Enter Hall of Fame

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by Chato Hazelbaker

Athletics Hall of Fame 2015On Saturday, February 28, the Penguin Athletic Club, in conjunction with the Athletics Department at Clark College, will hold the annual Clark College Athletic Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony at 5 p.m. in the Penguin Union Building. The banquet and ceremony will take place after the women’s and men’s basketball games that day, which start at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. respectively. The inductees will be honored during halftime of the men’s game.

On Saturday, February 28, the Penguin Athletic Club, in conjunction with the Athletics Department at Clark College, will hold the annual Clark College Athletic Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony at 5 p.m. in the Penguin Union Building. The banquet and ceremony will take place after the women’s and men’s basketball games that day, which start at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. respectively. The inductees will be honored during halftime of the men’s game.

This year’s honorees include:

Lisa Boe (Women’s Basketball) helped lead her team to 55 wins during her two seasons at Clark College. In 1989 the Penguins won the NWAACC (now NWAC) Championship; in 1990, they finished second. Boe was First Team All-NWAACC both years and MVP of the league one year. She was selected to the All-Tournament team both years, and was MVP of tourney one year. Boe, who went on to play at the University of Central Missouri, and is currently a Portland police officer.

Coach George Fullerton (Track & Field) coached Track at Clark for 24 years (1958-1982), guiding his student athletes to the 1960 NWAACC Track & Field Championship, as well as numerous regional championships during the course of his career. Fullerton lives in Vancouver.

Denny Huston received his Associate of Arts degree from Clark, where he was student athlete (1959-1961), coach (1965-1969), and Athletic Director (2008-2011). He also coached basketball at Camas High School and had many coaching stints at the college level from 1963 to 1992.

The 1989 Women’s Basketball Team won Clark’s first NWACC basketball championship, finishing the season 27-6.

For more information on this event, please visit Hall of Fame. Individuals can also register online by February 21. Tickets are $25.00 per person.

If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, please contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at 360-992-2314 or 360-991-0901 (VP) or visit Penguin Union Building room 13.

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