Father Ryan High School announced today the 2021 Class of the Athletics Hall of Fame: nine athletes and one contributor whose accomplishments showcase the legacy of the historic school’s successful athletic programs in Nashville and the State of Tennessee.
These athletes and leaders represent classes from 1949 to 2003 and were selected from more than 110 nominations submitted by the community. They will be formally inducted into the Hall of Fame in a special ceremony on September 9, 2021 at Father Ryan, and will be the honorary captains at the school’s September 10 home football game.
The 2021 Athletic Hall of Fame members, their graduating class, and their sports are:ATHLETES
Raymond Dunning ’03, Wrestling
Ronnie Dean Francescon ’87, Basketball, Volleyball
Carmen Mondelli Lux ’91, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball
John Sneed ’74, Basketball
Jack Sullivan ’49, Baseball, Basketball, Football
Jamie Birdwell Summers ’93, Softball
Derek Wigginton ’97, Baseball, Basketball, Football
Bobby Young ’50, Basketball, Football
George Zimmermann ’85, Baseball, BasketballCONTRIBUTOR
Eddie Krenson ’72, Principal and Coach
The full list of inductees and information about nominating candidates is available on the Athletics Hall of Fame webpage.