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The purpose of the Valwood Athletic Hall of Fame is to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of individual athletes, teams and/or supporters who represent excellence in sportsmanship, leadership, courage and teamwork.
The Valwood Athletic Hall of Fame is housed in the Jimmy Rainwater Lobby of the Eager Sports Center. The inductees’ names are inscribed on plaques located on the wall display.
The inaugural class was inducted on Saturday, March 10, 2018 in the Godwin-Holmes Arts Center. The inaugural class includes Robin Carter Coleman ’77, athlete, Maurey Copeland ’87, athlete, Roy Copeland ’01, athlete, Bill Eager, coach and supporter, Paul King ’80, athlete, and the 1974 Championship Soccer team. Eager was awarded posthumously.
Join us in congratulating our Valwood School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Inductees:
Jim Gibson – Coach
Shannon Houchins ’87 – Athlete
Jean Oliver ’80 – Athlete
Danny Swilley ’88 – Athlete
The 1999 State Championship Football Team
The 2019 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner was held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Rodgers Performance Hall in the Godwin Holmes Arts Center on the Valwood School Campus.
We invite you to explore Valwood through our website, but the best way to learn more about our school’s mission and approach is to visit us. We hold admissions coffee-and-tour sessions monthly where you will learn about our curriculum and extracurricular programs, and you will also be able to see first-hand our beautifully designed, state-of-the-art facilities.