On Sat., Feb. 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, access the Hall of Fame link at http://www.clarkpenguins.com/hof.aspx. Individuals can also register online by Feb. 21 at www.cvent.com/d/krq8gg. Tickets are $25 per person.