Eric Albright will be inducted into the Royalton Hall of Fame’s (HOF) fifth class at the Royalton High School athletic banquet Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m.
Nominations were received and reviewed by a committee of parents, staff and community members before being selected as an inductee.
Also during the banquet, Royalton will be honoring the accomplishments of student-athletes.
People are encouraged to attend and show support for student-athletes and Albright. Tickets must be purchased in the high school/middle school office by Tuesday.
Albright, a 1992 graduate of Royalton High School, was highly involved in many aspects of student life. In the performing arts and activities he was a member of student council, involved in Letterman’s Club, the school newspaper, Knowledge Bowl, band, National Honor Society, drama and one act play. At the District 19 One-Act Play competition in 1992, Royalton earned its first district championship and he was voted District 19 Outstanding Male Actor. Albright was also the valedictorian of his graduating class.
Albright was a Royalton four-sport athlete. He was a four-year letter winner in football, basketball and baseball. During his junior and senior years, he was a letter winner in track and field and was a member of the Prairie Conference champion 4×100 relay team.
For three years, Albright earned all-conference honors in baseball and basketball and was voted Conference MVP in basketball his senior year. A strong group of fellow athletes along with Albright was the nucleus of an era in which Royalton transitioned from second division programs to conference powers. As a result of hard work, dedication and perseverance, Albright was a member of five conference championship teams.
Albright is currently the athletic director and head baseball coach in Midland, Mich. He took over in 2003 and has a record of 253-92.