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Appeal Letter to our PHS Alumni- Support the Athletic Hall of Fame Revitalization


PHS Athletic Hall of Fame Selection in Fall for Class of 2024

The Peoria High School Alumni Association Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will be accepting nominations for selection.  A form is available below for you to print and return to the Alumni Office with substantiating documentation for consideration for selection.  Please scan and email the substantiating documentation or mail it.  Please read the nominating criteria carefully.  Nominations will be accepted with a postmark no later than 15 Aug 2024.  The Committee will meet in the Fall to select the inductees.  Please see the selection criteria below.   Form available below!

Selection Process

Peoria High School Athletic Hall of Fame Criteria

I.  Selection will be considered along the following guidelines:

a.  Athlete - Minimum of ten years after graduation

b.  Team - Minimum of ten years after graduation

c.  Coach - Out of coaching or retired a minimum of three years

II.  Athletic nomination will be considered as a result of any of the following:

a.  Selection to an All-State or All-American team

b.  If an individual received a medal for individual performance in the IHSA Finals he/she is eligible for the PHS Hall of Fame

c.  Top-level collegiate or professional player status as a player

d.  State and medal winner in an individual sport

e.  All-American recognition

f.  Accomplishments in major athletic competition

g.  Emphasis shall be placed on exhibition of good sportsmanship, leadership and integrity by the athlete as criteria for membership in the Hall of Fame

III.  Team nomination should be a result of any of the following:

a.  Should have finished in the top four teams in a State Tournament series

b.  State- or Nationally- ranked team

c.  Athletic teams should have achieved success at the varsity level as so determined by the selection committee.  Examples may include:

1.  Undefeated season

2.  Conference Champions

3.  State Champions

IV.  Coach/Nomination should be a result of the following:

a.  Win/Loss Record- Length of coaching career- success of teams

b.  Emphasis should be placed on a selection of a coach who has set an example by his or her personal conduct, leadership and integrity

c.  Should have made significant contribution to Peoria High School athletics as a coach or earned recognition at the state of national level, as determined through the Athletic Hall of Fame section process

Revised 1/22/08

Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination Form and Nominating Guidelines


1. You need to download the attachment (Go to Step 2) or open it by double clicking.  Then "Save As" name "PHS AHOF Nomination".  Fill out as necessary.  Provide documentation.


If Downloaded:

2. Open the downloaded file


3. Once the file is opened, you can fill in all of the blanks


4. Once you have finished filling out the form, you will need to

“download” the PDF “with changes” that you have filled in


5. Save the file as “PHS AHOF Nomination”

6. Once saved, attach the filled out PDF (PHS AHOF Nomination) to an email (this will be found where you saved it on your computer).  Ensure you scan/email or mail all extra documentation.


7. Required-  Scan documentation and Email the form to and CC:


8. You can also print it out and mail it to:


Chuck Gabbert

1323 SW Adams ST

Peoria, IL 61602

*include your email and phone #*

Download this form!

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