CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations through Dec 1 for its 7th Sports Hall of Fame Induction Class, slated for enshrinement in November 2015. Founded in 1996, the Cranford Sports Hall of Fame aims to recognize, honor and preserve the legacy of athletic excellence and achievement by former and present Cranford residents. To date, 57 distinguished inductees have been enshrined in the Cranford Sports Hall of Fame. They represent the four categories under consideration for nomination: athletes, coaches, teams and members of the community who have significantly contributed to the legacy of sports and athletics.

Each nominee must have attained significant excellence and achievement in their sport(s); this may have taken place at high school, college, professional or amateur levels.  Achievements should be on record and verified by copies of news articles, yearbooks, certificates of award, etc. Moreover, candidates for consideration for the CSHOF must exemplify the highest standards of athletic excellence, sportsmanship, ethical conduct and moral character.

Individuals eligible for nomination (if a student/athlete) must have graduated from Cranford High School more than 5 years prior to their nomination, whereas; coaches are eligible for induction upon retirement. Nomination forms are available @ Cranford High School’s website:  http://cranfordschools.org/chs/athletics/hof/  submissions should include contact information of the person submitting the nomination, along with evidence of that candidate’s significant athletic achievements (artifacts, awards, newspaper articles, etc.)

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