Members of the 2014 Alton Hall of Fame class pose with their HOF plaques outside of the AHS gymnasium on Wednesday.
GODFREY — Alton High School inducted its fourth annual Hall of Fame class on Wednesday during the Alton Tip-Off Classic.
The 2014 HOF class was honored with a small gathering prior to Wednesday's basketball game between the Redbirds and the Jacksonville Crimsons, and then awarded plaques during halftime of the game.
This year's class included 10 entries, with eight of those entries on hand at AHS on Wednesday. The new HOFers are: Brad Baker (Class of '79), Camie and Carrie Bechtold (Class of '92), Bobby Everage (Class of '71), Wade Lowe (Class of '07), Floyd C. Raglin (Class of '60), William “Red” Schmitt (Class of '40), Rob Simpson (Class of '02), Gene Velloff (Class of '56) and the 1984 boys’ soccer team. Baker and Velloff were unable to attend the ceremonies on Wednesday.