Hall of Fame Application

Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame Nomination Form 


2018 Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame  
      
The Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame is open to any individual that has provided exceptional service to a Boys & Girls Club(s) in Tennessee. This could be from Club membership, board or volunteer service or service in any manner that directly benefitted a Tennessee Club or Clubs. A maximum of 6 people will be inducted in 2018 and only one inductee per organization. We currently have 42 members that have been enshrined into our Hall of Fame during the last seven years. Applications are due by, April 2, 2018 and local Clubs will be notified by May 1, 2017 to enable them to make plans to attend the fall Tennessee Area Council meeting. Inductees will receive two tickets to the enshrinement ceremony and can purchase additional tickets for guests to attend the ceremony. The inductees or the respective Club/Organization will be responsible for providing the information that will be put in the program and pictures for the HOF display. This information is required to be sent in as a word document and pictures can be scanned in and must be sent as a jpeg (NO PDF’s). You are encouraged to send 4-5 color pictures (one profile picture in business attire) of the candidate in action with the Boys & Girls Club kids or at a special event. Those who are not selected will stay in the pool for three years or until the submission is pulled by the nominating organization. Inductees must be present to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame, unless the applicant has passed away. 
    
The objectives for enshrinement into the Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame include the following and all work must have taken place in or on behalf of a Tennessee Club:  
 • Contribution to Boys & Girls Club movement as a body of work.  (This would include local, state & national) 
• Belong to, volunteered or worked at a Tennessee Club. 
• No age limit, but years involvement is important 
• Other service to the community. (Civic clubs, church, schools, etc) 
• Other honors received. (Local, state or national both BGC and other) 
• Nominee will only be inducted if the person is able to be present at the TAC.  (No exceptions, unless a deceased person is nominated) 
• Other comments to consider. (Additional info to be provided by the nom. organization).
• Provide a one page biography to be included in the HOF Program. REQUIRED 
 
There is no fee to submit an application for Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame for the class of 2018. However, if your nominee is chosen a fee of $300 will be needed for your nomination fee, dinner for two for the event and a full page ad in the HOF program. Checks need to be made out to the: Tennessee Area Council and must be submitted by no later June 1, 2018. If the application is not chosen to the HOF, he/she can stay in the pool for 3 years. The Club/Organization may also withdraw an application at any time. In relation to the event, the event will have a program for the HOF ceremony and a website link on www.bgctn.org . The 2018 event will take place during the Tennessee Area Council /Tennessee Alliance and CBO meeting that will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. 
 
   
 
Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame Nomination Form 2018 
Applications are due by April 2, 2018 
 
Nominee will only be inducted if the person is able to be present at the HOF Event No exceptions, unless a deceased person is nominated (Living nominees not present will not be enshrined or presented with their plaque) Make sure your nominee can attend the HOF Dinner on September 20, 2018 
 
Nominee Information 
 
Name ____________________________________________________________________ 
 
Address___________________________________________________________________ 
 
City__________________________________________ State_________ Zip____________ 
 
Phone____________________________________ Cell_____________________________ 
 
Email address_______________________________________________________________ 
 
Club Nominating this person___________________________________________________ 
 
Club CEO__________________________________________________________________ 
 
Person responsible for this form_________________________________________________ 
 
Address___________________________________________________________________ 
 
City__________________________________________ State_________ Zip____________ 
 
Phone____________________________________ Cell_____________________________ 
 
Email Address______________________________________________________________ 
 
Please answer the following questions on your nominee: Please type in on this form and use as much space as needed. Please check for spelling as what you send is what will be included in our program document. Thank you for your time and efforts. 
 
1. What was his/her contribution to the Boys & Girls Club movement as a body of work? (This would include local, state & national work. Please list all positions held, committees served on, volunteer service and any other information on your nominee). 
 
2. Belong to, volunteered or worked at a Tennessee Club. (State the way in which your nominee served your club or Tennessee Clubs). No age limit but a minimum of 5 years involvement is preferred. (Dates of involvement- if a club kid, a volunteer or worker- break these down. Example- club kid 6 years, volunteer- 5 years, staff 4 years for a total of 15 years) 
 
3. Other service to the community. (Civic clubs, church, schools, etc) (List the organizations and any titles held- such as an officer- for these organizations). 
 
4. Other honors received. (Local, state or national both BGC and other) and Other comments to consider. Only if necessary. (Additional info provided by the organization). (Boys & Girls Club honors will carry the most weight, but list any other honors that your Nominee has received in his/her lifetime that would be relevant to this nomination). 

5. Provide a one page biography to be included in the HOF Program-VERY IMPORTANT! Profiles may be edited to make the biography fit on one program page with the HOF inductee’s picture. Samples of previous write-ups can be found at www.bgctn.org under the Hall of Fame tab. You can reuse items from throughout the submission for the bio of your nominee. Go to www.bgctn.org and view the Hall of Fame link to see previous nomination write ups from our current members. We reserve the right to edit the bio as needed to fit within the program and for the introduction. REQUIRED 
 
 Forward this completed form & the jpeg pictures to: cnichols@BGCA.org and please copy to Scott Bullington at gbgc@comcast.net  
 
Also, Mail a paper copy of the application and any supplemental information to: 
 Chet Nichols 
Director of Organizational Development 
Boys & Girls Clubs of America / SE 
9137 Lynnwood Lane Rockford, TN 37853 
 
*you may include any COPIES of newspaper, BGCA programs or newsletters or other media articles on your nominee with your paper submission. Please do not send originals as nothing will be returned to you from your submission. 
 Questions? 
 Scott Bullington at 423-787-9322 or 423-823-2993 or email him at gbgc@comcast.net 
 
Call Chet Nichols at 865-809-4012 or 865-980-0525 or email him at cnichols@BGCA.org 
 

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