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OTHER HONORS 

College Athletes

In 1980 at its fifth annual banquet, the Hall of Fame instituted the Dick Kadis Award (established the prior year) to honor outstanding college athletes in their final year of eligibility. In 1982, the Hall established a separate Geneva Award for outstanding athletes at Geneva College. And in 1984 the Hall began awards for outstanding athletes from Penn State Beaver and from the Community College of Beaver County.

High School Student Athletes

In 1978 at its third annual banquet, the Hall of Fame began to recognize one male and one female athlete from each Beaver County high school. In 1988, Judy Hult (Howe) Deibel began to sponsor banquet dinners for the student athletes, which she continued for the next fourteen years. Between 2004 and 2008, Ameriprise (Mark W. Mizer CFP and Jeffrey J. Kairis CFP) sponsored banquet dinners and all related expenses (including plaques) for the student athletes. The Hall of Fame assumed responsibilities for the high school student athlete expenses in 2009.

High School Student Athlete Scholarships

For 26 years, between 1984 and 2009, Nick Crivelli of Crivelli Dealerships awarded a $1000 Crivelli Chevrolet Scholarship to one female and one male student athlete. In 2006, the Hall of Fame inaugurated its Past Presidents Athlete Scholarship Award, granting $500 scholarships to one female and one male student athlete, with the award increased in 2010 to $1000 for each student athlete. In 2011, Wright Buick GMC began sponsorship of a $1000 high school student athlete scholarship. The Beaver County YMCA began to sponsor a $1000 high school student athlete scholarship in 2012.

Coaches

In 1980 at its fifth annual banquet, the Hall of Fame began to acknowledge high school and college coaches whose teams won sectional or state titles.

Special Achievements

From time to time, the Hall of Fame has issued special awards for outstanding achievements that were not covered by other honors.