Hall of Fame Inductee for 1974 Football, Jeff Burnette (Pictured Center), with stepson and former NGHS Football player Daniel Peevy and wife Kathy Davis Burnette at Saturday’s ceremony. Photo Courtesy Kathy Burnette
Hall of Fame Inductee for 1974 Football, Jeff Burnette (Pictured Center), with stepson and former NGHS Football player Daniel Peevy and wife Kathy Davis Burnette at Saturday’s ceremony. Photo Courtesy Kathy Burnette

An Induction ceremony was held this past Saturday, January 6th at North Gwinnett High School during the halftime of the basketball game against Lanier.  Individuals as well as whole teams were inducted into the North Gwinnett Sports Hall of Fame.  Fifteen individuals and eight teams were given the honor.

Individuals inducted were Wendell Jackson (Staff/Student – 1960-83), Adrin Staton (Counselor), Ken McDaniel (Baseball – 1978), Kenny Knudsen (Baseball – 2011), Ryan Hagan (Baseball – 2012), Jane Tuggle (Basketball – 1973), Jerry Bennett (Basketball – 1974), Kathy Gower Johnson (Basketball – 1974), Ariel Johnson (Basketball – 2012), Boyce Pruitt (Football – 1967), Jeff Burnette (Football – 1974), Ryan McDaniel (Football – 2007), Michael Haynes (Football – 2013), Alex Hudson (Golf – 2013), and Emily Wood (Softball – 2012)

Teams inducted included 2016 Girls Cross Country, 2017 Boys Golf, 2017 Girls Golf, 2016 Volleyball, 2017 Girls Lacrosse, 2017 Baseball, 2017 Girls Tennis, and 2016 Girls Softball.

Congratulations to all the new North Gwinnett HS Sports Hall of Fame Inductees.

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