• 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Class of 2017
    Charles Baker
     
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    Wheaton Central
    Wheaton Warrenville South
    1983 to 2004
    Teacher and Principal
     
     
    • Principal of Wheaton Central 1988-1992, Wheaton Warrenville South 1992-2004
    • Instrumental in continuing the Tiger Tradition during the high school transition
    • 21 Athletic State Team Medals During His Principal Tenure
    • Believed Athletics was an integral part of the overall High School experience
    • Revolutionized and Established the Tiger Homecoming Week Traditions
     
     
     


     

    Class of 2017
    Sarah Baumgartner
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    Wheaton Warrenville South
    Class of 2000 
    Basketball, Softball and Volleyball
     
     
    • All-Conference Selection in Volleyball, Basketball and Softball - 1999, 2000
    • All-Area Selection Daily Herald Softball Honoree - 1999
    • 4-Time Illinois Spirit Award Winner- University of Illinois - 2001 to 2004
    • 2-Time Winner of the Big-Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award - 2003, 2004
    • Academic All-Big Ten - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

     

     
     


     

    Class of 2017
    Joe Gerace
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    Wheaton Central
    Wheaton Warrenville South
    1972 to 2002
    Teacher and Coach
     
    • Illinois Softball Coach’s Hall of Fame Inductee - 2004
    • IHSA Softball 3rd Place Team Finish - 1981
    • Won 6 Conference Championships - 1981 to 1985, 1988
    • Career Record of 447-253
    • The Original “Voice of the Tigers”
     
     

     

    Class of 2017
    Ken Helberg
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    Wheaton Central
    Wheaton Warrenville South
    1988 to 2017
    Teacher and Coach
     
    • IHSA State Team Champion - 1996, 1999
    • 14-Time Conference Team Championships
    • Coached 86 Individual and Relay IHSA State Placers
    • Coached 9 Individual and Relay State Champion
    • Illinois Track & Cross Country Coach of the Year - 1996, 1998, 1999
    • Illinois Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame Inductee - 2006
     
     

     

    Class of 2017
    Bruce Nordstrom
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     Wheaton-Warrenville
    Class of 1980
    Wrestling
     
     
    • 2-Time Conference Wrestling Champion - 1979 and 1980
    • Held Career Records for Wins, Championships, Reversals and Team Points
    • Single Season Record of 42-3
    • IHSA District and Sectional Champion Wrestling - 1980
    • IHSA State Runner-Up - 1980
     

     

     
     

     

     

     

    Class of 2017
    Burgess Watts
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     Wheaton Central
    Class of 1986
    Baseball and Football
     
     
    • All-Conference Football Selection - 1985, 1986
    • All-Conference Baseball - 1986
    • Daily Herald All-Area Baseball Team - 1986
    • All-Region Team, College of Dupage - 1989 and 1990
    • Drafted in 19th round by Los Angeles Dodgers - 1990
     

     

     
     

     

Last Modified on October 6, 2017