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Penn State Wilkes-Barre's Athletic Department has set a March 1 deadline for nominations to the Wall of Fame.


Any person can nominate a name for consideration along with supporting information. Nominees from previous inductions are automatically considered each year for a maximum of 10 years. Eligibility requirements include:


• Former student-athletes are made eligible for induction five years after completing their athletic eligibility.


• Coaches, administrators and other Penn State Wilkes-Barre employees who served the school for at least 10 years and/or made significant contributions to the program. These persons will be eligible five years after leaving the school for any reason.


• Others who made truly significant contributions to the athletic program over a prolonged period of time (more than 15 years).


• Teams, student-athletes and coaches that have won a national championship are eligible immediately the following year after the championship.


• Any coach or administrator who served the school for 25 years or more becomes eligible immediately upon retirement.


• Former student-athletes who participated in at least one full athletic season and graduated with an associate's degree from Penn State Wilkes-Barre.


• Former student-athletes who participated in two full athletic seasons and also graduated with a bachelor's degree from Penn State University.


• Former student-athletes who participated in two full athletic seasons and then went on to receive their bachelor's degree from another institution.


The final selection is done after March 1 by the Wall of Fame selection committee.


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