Huntsville, Ala. ---- Officials of the Alabama A&M University Athletic Hall of Fame will induct the largest class in the organization’s more than two-decade history this fall. The AAMU Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Banquet will be held on Friday, September 28, at the Ernest L. Knight Reception Center on campus at 7 p.m.
... The largest class in the organization’s more than two-decade history ...
The Class of 2012 (The “Terrific Twenty-Two”) includes: Taiwo O. Aladefa – Track and Field, Overland Park, Kans.; Jacqueline Angus – Track and Field, Jessup, Md.; Walter E. Bailey – Football, Wedowee, Ala.; Shelly-Ann Beckford – Track and Field, Loganville, Ga.; Dionne Bruff-Jones – Track and
Field, Missouri City, Tex.; Sylvester Campbell – Football, Birmingham, Ala.; Theodore Cleveland – Football, Aliceville, Ala.; Gloria Morgan Farier – Track and Field, Huntsville, Ala.; Anthony Grant – Football, Madison, Ala.; Angela Holmes Harris – Track and Field, Jacksonville, Fla.; Sharol Henry – Track and Field, Mitchellville, Md.; Millicent Rowe Hutchinson – Track and Field, Meridianville, Ala.; Dawn Alicia Wadlington January – Swimming, Gary, Ind.; Joe B. Jennings, Sr. – Football, Birmingham, Ala.; Althea Green Peters – Track and Field, Huntsville, Ala.; Mitchell Peters – Track and Field, Huntsville, Ala.; Keith Smith – Football, Lake Helen, Fla.; Leafus Thomas, Jr. – Basketball, Madison, Ala.; Wayne A. Watson – Track and Field, Huntsville, Ala.; John Thomas Webb – Football, Dayton, Ohio; Kevin Allen Whaley – Football, Knoxville, Tenn.; and James Witherspoon, Jr. – Football, Detroit, Mich.
Randolph Flakes chairs the more than 100-member organization. Banquet tickets ($40) are available at 303 Patton Hall on the AAMU campus. For additional ticket info, contact Shirley Alexander at (256) 372-5607. For more details about the banquet, contact Sandra Lyles-Jackson, banquet chairperson, at (256) 426-5458.
- Jerome Saintjones