Mission Statement 

The James E. Hillhouse Athletic Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to honoring the excellence, rich history and athletic achievements of former Hillhouse stand-outs as well as those who have made outstanding contributions to one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public high schools.

Inductee Ceremony Letter


Student Athlete
An athlete with a career characterized by superior athletic ability, achievement, has demonstrated dedication to his/her sport and pursuit of excellence.  An athlete who possesses good citizenship and characters, who has served as a positive role model to young athletes.  Athletes are eligible fifteen (15) years after graduation. 

A coach with a career characterized by superior ability and achievement, dedication to his/her sport, and the pursuit of excellence.  An individual who has demonstrated good citizenship and character, who has served as a positive role model to young athletes.  A coach is eligible five (5) years after retirement. 

An individual who, in a superlative fashion, has contributed to the enhancement of 

athletics at Hillhouse High School through service and support by giving unselfishly of his/her time and energy.  There is no time requirement to be eligible.