Colin Kaepernick shall be inducted into the corridor of fame of Pitman High School, his alma mater, in Turlock, California. The college made the announcement on Wednesday, based on Sports activities Illustrated.
Kaepernick was an All-Star participant of baseball, basketball and soccer at Pitman High. He graduated in 2006 and is amongst eight others to be honored as half of the college’s inaugural Hall of Fame class.
The previous NFL quarterback’s protest throughout the nationwide anthem triggered a rift in his hometown supporters. Dave Wells, the college’s A.D., addressed the controversy saying, “Colin was chosen, like all of the others, for his or her contribution to the historical past of athletes right here at Pitman.”
Kaepernick shall be honored on Nov. 3.
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Saturday, November third, the PDF is internet hosting the first Pitman Hall of Fame Dinner. Throughout the subsequent weeks we shall be asserting the inductees of our first #PHSHOF18 class. Our subsequent honoree is Colin Kaepernick, Class of 2006. Colin was a 3 sport star for Pitman HS, who continued his schooling on the College of Nevada, Reno the place he performed soccer. At UNR, Colin grew to become the one QB within the historical past of DI FBS faculty soccer to have handed for over 10,000 yards and rushed for over 4,000 yards in a collegiate profession. Colin continued his profession into the NFL, the place he grew to become simply the 2nd participant from Stanislaus County to ever seem in a Tremendous Bowl. Congratulations Colin! 📷: Modesto Bee PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS HISTORIC EVENT! Tickets for the occasion are $60 and might be bought on-line at www.pitmandevelopmentfoundation.com or by calling 209-678-6550. The PDF is dedicating to elevating funds to help capital enhancements to the PHS campus.
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