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GHS Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees 2017-2018



Hall of Fame


The 2018 class features four outstanding individuals, who have made tremendous contributions to the athletic heritage at Greenwood High School.  These individuals have helped shape the athletic culture at Greenwood High School and we are pleased to honor them on February 2.



Emilee Buttrum

Emilee Buttrum
Greenwood Athletic Hall of Fame 2018

All-State:  2007, 2008
All-Region:  2004, 2007, 2008
All-District:  2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
All-Region MVP: 2007
All-District MVP:  2008
Academic All-State: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
4th Region Player of the Year (KHSVCA) 2008
Career Diggs - 883
Career Kills - 1276
Career Aces - 255



Candace Glass

Candace Glass
Baylor University
Greenwood Athletic Hall of Fame 2018

All-State: 1996, 1997, 1998
All-Region Soccer:  1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
All-District Soccer:  1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
Assists: 33
Goals: 102

Track & Field
Track & Field Academic All-State:  1996, 1999
State Meet Qualifier: 1996, 1999
School Record Holder: Long Jump 15’4’’ - 1997



Beck Pennington

Beck Pennington
University of Kentucky
Greenwood Athletic Hall of Fame 2018

Mr. Kentucky Tennis 2011
All-State:  2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Academic All-State: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Singles State Champion: 2011
Singles State Semi-Finalist: 2010 & 2012
Doubles State Semi-Finalist 2009
Doubles State Quarter-Finalist 2008
Singles Region Champion: 2010, 2011, 2012
Doubles Region Champion: 2008, 2009
Doubles Region Runner-Up: 2006



Rick Sang

Rick Sang
Athletic Director/Coach
Greenwood Athletic Hall of Fame 2018
1st Athletic Director at Greenwood High School 1990-1997

As the first Athletic Director at Greenwood, Rick was instrumental in the creation of the athletic heritage that we enjoy today.  Through the hiring of the first coaching staffs, working to establish athletic facilities, and promoting athletics at Greenwood; Rick left a lasting legacy that all of Gator Nation can appreciate for years to come. Rick was also instrumental in helping to create our first football team, by coaching on the staff from 1990 till1992. He also was instrumental in creating Safety City at Greenwood High School, which has been used by local and state law enforcement to teach road safety and personal safety to school children from around the region.









Additional Info


The “Greenwood High School Athletic Hall of Fame” is organized to maintain a rich heritage of athletics at Greenwood High School. It will serve as a means of recognizing and honoring male and female athletes, coaches, and individuals who have made significant contributions to the athletic programs of Greenwood High School.