The North Providence Sports Hall of Fame Nominating Committee is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Sports Hall of Fame. Qualifications and applications can be obtained below.
Deadline for submission of nominees is July 1st, 2015.
For more information, please contact the North Providence Recreation Department at 401-233-1445.
The North Providence Sports Hall of Fame Nominating Committee has established the inductee nomination and election process. Any citizen in the Town of North Providence has the privilege of nominating a person/specific team, living or deceased, who has brought fame and glory to the Town of North Providence by his/her/their athletic accomplishments. The number of inductees to be elected is determined bi-annually by the North Providence Nominating Committee in consultation with the Mayor of the Town of North Providence.
Purpose of the North Providence Sports Hall of Fame:
To recognize members of the North Providence community who have distinguished themselves as outstanding contributors to athletics, and possibly beyond, by instilling a continuing commitment to, and the promotion of, the values and philosophy of sportsmanship including fairness, dedication, and perseverance. Nominees must exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct, and moral character.
Qualifications for the North Providence Sports Hall of Fame
A person may qualify for the Athletic Hall of Fame by falling into one or more of the following categories, including posthumously. Individuals nominated for selection to the North Providence Sports Hall of Fame must have by long association and/or residency in the Town of North Providence made:
- An outstanding contribution to the cause of sports in North Providence, the State of Rhode Island, the nation, or the world.
- Have participated in high school athletics, having earned a letter in a particular sport. In addition, the individual also may have received all conference, region, or all-American honors at the high school and / or collegiate level, or has attained a profession in athletics.
- Achieved a distinguished record at a high level in his or her area of sports endeavor, with consideration given to integrity, sportsmanship and character.
- Male or female participants in any recognized form of sports competition are eligible for nomination.
Outstanding Community Service Award
Those who have given meritorious service to the North Providence School system and / or community / recreational athletic programs or North Providence residents who have given meritorious service to other such athletic programs may qualify for this award.
Completed nomination applications can be mailed to:
North Providence Sports Hall of Fame Committee
c/o North Providence Recreation Department
2 Governor Notte Pkwy
North Providence RI 02904