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BSmithBoyce Smith

Lettered in football and track at Southeast High School in Kansas City. Named All-Interscholastic League quarterback in 1945 and won league pole vault title in 1946.

After high school, served two years of duty with the United States Marine Corps. Including the U.M.F. 513 Carrier-based squadron (USS Saidor). Later commissioned as a lieutenant in the USMCR.

Member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity at Baker. Won four league pole vault titles. Started at quarterback and safety. Selected all-league sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. Graduated in 1951 with a degree in physical education. Later earned degree in secondary administration from University of Missouri, Kansas City and Ed.S. degree from University of Missouri, Columbia.

Career in education included coaching and teaching, vice principal, associate principal, and principal. Retired in 1986 from Hazelwood (Mo.) School District.

 

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Nomination Procedures

Anyone is eligible to write an open letter of nomination regarding an individual they believe to be worthy of induction to the Baker University Athletic Hall of Fame. The nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for induction during the next calendar year. Once an individual is nominated, he or she remain in an active file for review by the Hall of Fame Selection Committee. The selection committee sends recommendations in the spring to the President of the University for final approval for fall induction.

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- Former Baker University athletes

- Current and former coaches or athletic administrators

- Meritorious service to the Baker University athletic programs

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