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Hall of Fame

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:

  1. an athlete must be at least fifteen years out of school, and
  2. must have been recognized as an outstanding contributor to the athletic program.

A sketch of each inductee along with a brief list of accomplishments hangs in the school hall.

Three to enter Athletic Hall of Fame at Homecoming

Three former Irish athletes will be added to the Sacred Heart Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming ceremonies on October 7, 2022, bringing the total number of honorees to 118.  The Hall began in 1980 as a means to honor former athletes for their contributions to the history and tradition of Sacred Heart athletics. To be eligible, an athlete must be at least 15 years out of high school.  Nomination forms are available on the school website.  Nominations can also be written and sent to

The 2022 inductees are Kirt Hartman ’97, Stephanie (DeNoyelles ‘06) Brajak, and John Roberts ‘06.
Kirt earned nine varsity letters and All-State and MVP honors on the #1 ranked State Runners-Up 1997 baseball team which had a school record 30-game win streak.  He also started on the 1996 State Championship team and the 1995 #1 ranked semifinalist team.  Kirt graduated in the top four of seven baseball categories, including a state record for career walks.  Kirt was the second leading scorer on the football team and when he graduated, he held the school record for interceptions.  Kirt and his wife Kristin live in Western Springs, Illinois with their three children.  He is CFO of Gilson Capital in Chicago.

Stephanie earned four varsity letters in basketball and three in softball.  Despite being slowed by a knee injury, she was MVP and earned All-State mention all four years in basketball while scoring 769 career points including leading the team twice and graduating #4 on the all-time scoring list.  She also earned All-State honors in softball where she graduated #1 in season hits and 3rd in stolen bases and runs scored.  Stephanie and her husband Alex live in Traverse City with their three children.  She completed her student teaching at Sacred Heart Academy, then taught first grade at SHA for two years before moving to Traverse City.  She has been a Pre-K teacher for the Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools since 2015.
John earned 12 letters in football, basketball, and baseball, in addition to All-State honors in football where he established career records in receptions and interceptions, and season marks for points and touchdowns.  He earned all-conference honors in all three sports.  John and his wife Amber live in New York with their four-year-old son Jaxon.  John is the quarterback coach and Co-Offensive Coordinator at Long Island University.