On Saturday April 22, 2017 the NWHOF Minnesota Chapter held their 15th annual ceremony and inducted 8 distinguished members who have contributed significantly to Minnesota Wrestling. The Awards Ceremony was held at the Holiday Inn Austin, Mn., with over 250 in attendance.
Inducted in 2017 were Outstanding American Dr. Perry Malcolm, Metal of Courage Winner Jerry Byers, and Lifetime Service Honorees Steve Bechtold, Jerry Cleveland, Bill Demaray, Jack Eustice, Eugene Hildebrandt, and Gary Smith.
Krista Graff, the State Chapter Director for the NWHOF Stillwater, attended and presented the plaques to the honorees.
Pictured above: Back Row Left to Right– Gary Smith, Steve Bechtold, Dr. Perry Malcolm, Jerry Cleveland. Front Row Left to Right- Jack Eustice, Eugene Hildebrandt, and Jerry Byers. Bill Demarary was not present.