The Lakota Athletic Department announced it’s Athletic Hall of Fame class for 2020. In a unified tradition of recognizing outstanding performers from Lakota East, Lakota West, and the original Lakota High School, this ceremony reinforces Lakota’s athletic tradition and heritage. This year’s induction ceremony and banquet are set for Thursday, March 5th at the Wetherington Country Club beginning at 5:15 PM. It is a reserved seat only event with tickets available at Lakota District Athletic Office at 513-644-1204 through February 27th. Tickets are $25 each.
In the 22 years of the Lakota Hall of Fame’s existence, 216 contributors to the Lakota athletic tradition have been honored. Over the years, these contributors have spanned the entire 63 years of Lakota’s history as a school district.
The 2020 Lakota Hall of Fame Class consists of:
Mark Apple (deceased) Baseball Lakota Class of 1975
Brandon Candella CC/Basketball/Track West Class of 2009
Michael Hart Swimming West Class of 2009
Emily Lafferty Softball/Basketball East Class of 2009
Wyatt Lippert Tennis West Class of 2009
Byron Neal Soccer East Class of 2005
Alexis Rogers Basketball West Class of 2009
Nathan Smith Baseball West Class of 2009
David Tepe Golf East Class of 2009