Milton will etch six inductees onto the Milton Wall of Fame at Bell Memorial Park on Nov. 2, at 11:30 a.m.

Each inductee is from Milton or was involved in youth recreational programming in Milton or at one of the Milton high schools, and excelled at a high level in their sport.

The six inductees are:

Collin McHugh♦ : Baseball; Major League Baseball pitcher and 2017 World Series Champion with the Houston Astros.

Tim Godby♦ : Coach; 13-Time Georgia High School Association State High School Girls Lacrosse Championship coach at Milton High School.

Evan Nolte♦ : Basketball; 2014 ACC Champion with the University of Virginia.

Ryan Gridley♦ : Baseball; Mississippi State University, currently in the Oakland Athletics minor league farm system.

Michael Nugent♦ : Lacrosse; standout goalie at Mercer College, played professionally with the Denver Outlaws and Boston Cannons.

Lydia Witkowski♦ : Softball; played at Hofstra University and Georgia Southern University.

The Wall of Fame will recognize and honor the achievement and success of deserving athletes, coaches and contributors. There were 15 individuals nominated in 2019. Each nominee must be from Milton or have participated in or coached a sport in Milton.

As an athlete, they must have achieved success in their respective sport beyond high school. And, each must be a good citizen and demonstrate good character, integrity and be a good representative of their program and Milton.

A committee comprised of all seven members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and one representative each from Cambridge and Milton High Schools voted on the inductees.

“We’re thrilled to have such a successful and well-rounded group as the inaugural inductees to our Wall of Fame,” Milton Parks and Recreation Director Jim Cregge said.

“The six being inducted were not only standouts on the field, but are also each a great representative of the City of Milton.”

Once an individual is nominated and meets selection requirements, he or she will remain on the ballot for seven years.

The city is accepting nominees for the Class of 2020 now. To nominate someone, visit Nominations for the class of 2020 will close on March 31, 2020.


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