The Ceremony

 Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony

Hartnell Community College District is proud to announce the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019 to be inducted on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 411 Central Avenue in Salinas, California. This will be the sixth annual event. The festivities will start at 11:30 a.m. prior to the ceremony;we will offer a campus tour at 10:15 a.m. 

The ceremony and luncheon will include special presentations, the introduction of this year’s inductees, and much more. Following the induction Ceremony, this year, we will feature our second annual Hall of Fame Alumni Tailgate from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at The Salinas Storm House at 185 Maryal Dr. Salinas, California, (next to Rabobank Stadium). Lastly, in the evening, the inductees will be honored during halftime of that evening’s football game, Hartnell vs. Monterey Peninsula College at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas, kick-off will be at 6:00 pm.

“It is truly an honor to welcome back and recognize those individuals and teams who have left their marks on Hartnell athletics during its extraordinary history of success,” said Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen.


Hartnell College has a rich athletic tradition and a long history of success that spans over the past 82 years, producing well over 8,500 student-athletes who have not only achieved success in athletics, but also in the classroom and in life. The 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees are:














“Many tears and smiles were shared at the past events by the teams and individuals receiving the prestigious honor,” shared Director of Athletics, Dan Teresa.  “Hall of Fame has become a homecoming tradition for alumni and their families.”

After the luncheon and ceremony, a wall with the inductees’ plaques will be unveiled in the Gymnasium. Later that afternoon at 6:00 p.m., the inductees will be introduced during half-time at Rabobank Stadium where Hartnell Football will face Monterey Peninsula College.