The Sacred Heart Athletic Hall of Fame was initiated in 1980 to honor the individual efforts that have contributed to the school's outstanding athletic success over the years. Requirements for selection are:
A sketch of each inductee along with a brief list of accomplishments hangs in the school hall.
Three outstanding athletes will be inducted into the SHA Athletic Hall of Fame at halftime of the Homecoming game on Friday, September 22, 2017. The 2017 class of inductees includes Steve Fox ’87, Hedlun Walton ’92 and Michael Hackett ’96.
Steve Fox graduated with nearly all of the single season and career passing records and MVP and All State honors while quarterbacking the Irish for three years. He also earned All District honors on the #1 ranked state runner-up baseball team and finished 5th in the state in the low hurdles. Steve works in Special Education for the Gratiot Isabella Regional Educational School District and lives in Mt. Pleasant with his wife Heather and their three daughters.
Hedlun Walton is one of only six players to score over 1000 career points in boy’s basketball, currently ranking 4th on the all-time list. His teams were 56-12 in his three seasons on the varsity and he scored in double figures in the last 56 games he played while being named MVP his senior season. Hedlun also earned MVP honors while qualifying for the state finals in cross country. He is currently a Counselor at Okemos High School living in Lansing with his wife Stephanie and their three children.
Michael Hackett earned 10 varsity letters in golf, basketball and baseball. He was MVP and earned All-State honors in both golf and basketball and was named All-Regional on the #1 ranked State Champion baseball team. He and his wife Erica and three children live in Phoenix, Arizona where Mike is Executive Managing Director of Capital Markets at Cushman and Wakefield.