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Academic Hall of Honor and Athletic Hall of Fame

Richmond Community Schools annually hosts the Hall of Honor and Athletic Hall of Fame ceremonies on the Sunday following Homecoming week. In collaboration with the Richmond Education Foundation and the Athletic Department, these events recognize individuals who have significantly impacted our school community and beyond. The Hall of Honor celebrates accomplished adults excelling in diverse fields, while the Athletic Hall of Fame pays tribute to outstanding student-athletes, coaches, teams, and contributors. These ceremonies foster community pride and inspire current and future generations to strive for excellence, reinforcing our commitment to recognizing enduring contributions that shape the legacy of Richmond Community Schools.

HALL OF HONOR

Richmond Community Schools Board of Education, in conjunction with the Richmond Education Foundation, has established the Hall of Honor to recognize and honor individuals who have become distinguished and accomplished adults, making a positive impact on Richmond Community Schools, the community, state, nation and/or world.

The Richmond Community Schools Hall of Honor provides an opportunity for alumni and former teachers, administrators, and support staff to be nominated, and if selected, honored for their excellence in public service, business, education, entertainment, fine art, science, technology, career, or any other prominent area while at and beyond their time at Richmond Community Schools.

Selected Hall of Honor honorees will be recognized with the Athletic Hall of Fame honorees at a ceremony during Homecoming week.

Hall of Honor Criteria

  • A nominee must be removed from Richmond Community Schools for a minimum of five (5) years. A nominee will only be considered if they have graduated or retired from the district for a period of five years.


  • The nominee must have had an impact on Richmond Community Schools, the community, state, nation, and/or world to be considered.

  • A nominee may not nominate themselves.

  • The nomination form must be completed including a description of nominee’s character, ethics and integrity and the nominee’s impact on Richmond Community Schools, the community, state, nation, and/or world.

  • An academic team may also be nominated if they meet all the above-listed requirements. A team member may nominate a team.

HALL OF FAME

Richmond Community Schools Board of Education, in conjunction with the Athletic Department, has established the Athletic Hall of Fame to recognize and honor student-athletes and sports teams who have made a positive and lasting impact on the athletic program and Richmond Community Schools.

The Richmond Community Schools Athletic Hall of Fame provides an opportunity for student-athlete alumni, coaches, and contributors to the athletic program to be nominated, and if selected, honored for their excellence on the playing field and their contribution to Richmond Athletics.

Selected Athletic Hall of Fame honorees will be recognized with the Hall of Honor honorees at a ceremony during Homecoming week.

Hall of Fame Categories

Athlete:  Eligible for consideration after ten (10) years of the date of graduation from Richmond High School. Must have distinguished himself/herself in the field of athletics while they were a student at Richmond High School. Nominee must have represented Richmond Community Schools with high character standards both as a student and as an alumnus.

Coach:  Any coach with at least eight (8) years coaching experience at Richmond Community Schools, having won at least one conference championship and/or advanced in the state tournament.  The nominee must be inactive and removed from the coaching staff at Richmond for at least five (5) years.  Criteria for consideration should be based on team accomplishments or significant contributions to the athletic programs at Richmond High School.

Team: Team nominees must have won a conference championship and/or advanced in the state tournament. Teams making significant contributions to future programs will also be considered. Teams will be eligible for induction ten (10) years after their season.

Contributor:  An individual who has made outstanding contributions to the athletic programs at Richmond High School. These contributions would go beyond simply coaching or playing. This category is optional for each induction class.

Nominations

To nominate an individual for the Academic Hall of Honor, click on the link below to print the form:

Academic HALL OF HONOR Nomination Form

Nomination forms must be received no later than June 1st of each school year to be considered for the Fall Induction Ceremony.

Nomination forms should be sent to:

Richmond Community Schools
c/o Richmond Education Foundation
35276 Division
Richmond, MIchigan 48062

To nominate an individual for the Athletic Hall of Fame, click on the link below:

Athletic HALL OF FAME Nomination Form

Nomination forms must be received no later than June 1st of each school year to be considered for the Fall Induction Ceremony.

Prior Induction Ceremonies

Class of 2024 Inductees

Hall of Honor and Hall of Fame Ceremony

Sunday, October 6, 2024

Class of 2023 Inductees

Hall of Honor and Hall of Fame Ceremony

Sunday, October 1, 2023