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Dorothy Gaters Inducted Into NFHS National High School Hall of Fame

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On Monday, July 2, 2018, legendary Marshall High School girls’ basketball coach Dorothy Gaters was inducted into the NFHS National High School Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the NFHS Summer Meeting in Chicago. Gaters is the winningest high school basketball coach in state history (boys or girls) and has led the Commandos to 27 state final appearances and nine state championships during a coaching career that began in 1975.

Below are photos from the event.

The photos from top to bottom include...
  • Gaters with the 2018 NFHS National High School Hall of Fame class (top)
  • Gaters speaking alongside the Hall of Fame class at an introductory press conference
  • Gaters receiving her Hall of Fame ring from NFHS Executive Director Bob Gardner
  • Gaters after receiving her Hall of Fame plaque from NFHS Board President Jerome Singleton (South Carolina)
  • Gaters with IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson after being presented with her Hall of Fame medallion
  • Gaters signing autographs following the ceremony