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BSC National "B" Club Announces Hall of Fame "Class of 2011"

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    Wednesday, July 27 2011
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu

Induction Luncheon, September 30

(Bluefield)—Nine outstanding former coaches and athletes will join he membership of the Bluefield State College National “B” Club Hall of Fame during the organization’s 2011 Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon, September 30.  Orlando Henderson, National “B” Club President, has confirmed the selection of the Class of 2011 posthumous honorees:  Elhanier Willis (1935), John Flippen (1936), Matthew Johnson (1936), Algie A. Link (1936), and James E. Scott (1960), as well as living honorees John H. Jones (1959), Ralph N. Polk (1962), Ernest Smith, Sr. (1958), and E. Ray Williams (1947).

The third annual Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon will be held on September 30, 2011, beginning at noon at the Quality Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Bluefield, WV.

“It has been a pleasure to watch the National “B” Club Hall of Fame gain momentum since its establishment four years ago,” Henderson said.  “We look forward to this year’s luncheon and the opportunity it provides to recognize the outstanding achievements of so many former BSC athletes and coaches.  The College has a rich tradition and history of athletic and academic excellence, and we will celebrate this heritage through the words and memories of our honorees.”

Individuals interested in learning more about the National “B” Club Hall of Fame Luncheon are encouraged to call Ms. Deirdre Guyton, BSC Director of Alumni Affairs (304-327-4569 or dguyton@bluefieldstate.edu).  The cost for the luncheon is $25/person.