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.
Patty Goenner Bednarz ‘78, Keith Seybert ’88 and Jeff Tyler ’93 will be inducted into the Sacred Heart Academy Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming ceremonies on Friday, September 28, 2018. The Hall was initiated in 1980 and to date 104 former athletes have been honored.
Patty earned 11 varsity letters including a still-standing school record in high jump and a state championship medal as part of a school record mile relay team. She was also a key performer on softball and basketball teams that earned district titles. Patty is a retired civil engineer, having worked for the State of Minnesota Transportation Department for many years. She now lives in Huntington, Indiana, with her husband Dave.
Keith was the 100m dash state champion in 1988 and still holds four school records including the 100, 200, and 400 runs and total points accumulated for a season. He also earned three letters in football, gaining all-conference honors in that sport. Keith is currently the Assistant Principal at Northeast Middle School in Midland. Prior to moving into administration, he taught Physical Education and coached track at Grayling High School and Midland High School. Keith resides in Midland with his wife Kelly and three children. He is the grandson of Earl Seybert ’37, who was a member of the 1933 State Champion football team.
Jeff earned nine letters in golf, basketball, and baseball, including attaining MVP status in basketball and baseball. He scored 730 career points in basketball while averaging 19.8 PPG in 1993, the 12th highest average in school history. Jeff was the leading hitter and run-producer on the 1993 baseball team. He resides in Broomfield, Colorado with his wife Jessica and their two sons. Jeff is the operations manager at the Geological Society of
America in Boulder, Colorado.