2020 GRHS Hall of Fame Class Announced

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GREEN RIVER — Green River High School announced the school’s 2020 Hall of Fame Class.

The Hall of Fame football game will take place on September 11, 2020 against Buffalo at 7 p.m. at Wolves Stadium. On September 12, 2020 the Hall of Fame banquet and social will take place at 5 p.m. at GRHS and 7:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn in Green River, respectively.

The following have been inducted into the GRHS Hall of Fame:

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Dr. Marlene Tromp

  • Current President of Boise State University
  • Campus Provost of the University of California at Santa Cruz
  • Dean and Provost of Arizona State University College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Department

Glen McLean

  • Vocational education teacher at GRHS for 20+ years
  • GRHS students earned 17 championships at the Wyoming State Industrial Arts Fair under his leadership
  • Successful basketball coach as well as a driver’s education teacher

1976 GRHS Football Team

  • 1976 Wyoming High School State Football Champions
  • Several players from this team also coached the 2004 GRHS state championship football team
  • Many players still live in Green River and give back to the community through involvement in youth sports

Don Van Matre

  • 20+ years US Army Lieutenant Commander for various Army and Army Aviation Units in Korean and Vietnam Wars
  • Commanded Albrook Army Airfield in Panama
  • Elected Mayor of Green River in 1980’s and was appointed as head of the Southwest Wyoming Veteran Services
  • Offices by the Sweetwater County Commissioners

Brent Foster

  • US Naval Aviator and educator at the Office of Naval Research and the Naval War College
  • Pioneered the creation and development of the new Maritime Patrol Tactical Air Crew protocols and procedures
  • Selected as one of the first Naval Tactical Coordinators

Congratulations to the 2020 Hall of Fame Class!