Legacy Hall of Fame

The Legacy Hall of Fame was established to honor the history of Southfield Public Schools and celebrate the accomplishments of our alumni and educators. Each year the district will identify individuals who have made outstanding contributions to athletics and education and have helped bring excellence and distinction to the district. 

Hall of Fame Members

Athletic Achievement

2018
Vincent Bean 
Southfield High School
Football, Basketball, Track and Field

Vernon Burden 
Southfield High School
Football, Wrestling, Track and Field

Michael Chappell 
Southfield-Lathrup High School 
Basketball

Tom Eschmann 
Southfield High School 
Track and Field Coach 

Lana Horowitz 
Southfield-Lathrup High School
Gymnastics 

Marty Howe 
Southfield-Lathrup High School
Hockey

Jason Jones 
Southfield-Lathrup High School
Football, Basketball

LaQuesha Wiley Muller 
Southfield High School
Basketball, Volleyball, Track and Field

Hank Moulder (posthumous)
Southfield High School 
Football, Basketball, Baseball
 
Ted Simmons 
Southfield High School
Football, Baseball

Warriors for Education

2018
Thom Bainbridge (posthumous)
Bessie Burden
Eric Coleman
Peggy Harrell (posthumous)
Edward Krass
Karen L. Miller
Kenson Siver
James Smyth 

Lifetime Achievement

2018
Nancy L. M. Banks
Spencer A. Overton
Keith Rowley (posthumous)
Sheldon Yellen​​

Southfield Public Schools is actively seeking to identify individuals who have made outstanding contributions to athletics and education and have helped bring excellence and distinction to the district. These individuals will be considered for induction into the Southfield Public Schools Legacy Hall of Fame, which will be located in Southfield High for the Arts & Technology and on the Southfield Lathrup Campus. 

If you know of individuals who meet the criteria for any of these awards, please complete the nomination form below.  Please be as detailed as possible and include supportive information such as statistics and links to backup documentation.

CATEGORIES:
Athletic Achievement

Any alumni who actively participated in athletics, held a varsity letter in a sport for which they are being nominated, a positive representation as a student-athlete and alumnus and outstanding achievement in their sport while in high school and/or as an intercollegiate or professional athlete. Must have attended a Southfield or Southfield-Lathrup High School for a minimum of two years and be seven years post-high school graduation to be eligible for this award.

Any athletic coach with an outstanding achievement in their sport while coaching (see examples below) and a positive representative of Southfield Public Schools as a coach and community stakeholder. Must have coached a  Southfield or Southfield-Lathrup High School sport for a minimum of seven years and completed a coaching career at least five years before induction to be eligible for this award.

Examples:

  • League/State Championship
  • Overall Win-Loss Record
  • High number of student-athletes to transition to collegiate/professional level

Warriors for Education
Any former Southfield Public School teacher or administrator (retired for at least five years); former board member (off the board for four years); PTSA member or supportive citizen.

NOMINATION FORM
Please include your remarks on the candidate you have nominated for the Southfield Public Schools Legacy Hall of Fame in the space below and feel free to make multiple submissions of this form if you would like to submit another candidate(s) for consideration. Please include supportive information such as statistics and links to backup documentation. Note that filling at least one of the requested additional information fields is required to complete a valid nomination.

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