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John Henderson
Lipscomb Athletics Hall of Fame
TYPE
Athlete
YEAR INDUCTED
1996
John Henderson played basketball for Lipscomb from 1947-1951. During his outstanding career, he was named the Bisons' Most Valuable Player in 1949, 1950, and 1951. In 1951 John was named to the All-Conference team. John started an amazing 100 consecutive games during his basketball career. Besides being an outstanding basketball player, John also played on the Bison golf team in 1949, 1950, and in 1951 when he served as the team captain. It was during this era in which David Lipscomb College was experiencing the greatest athletic success in the school's history and it was John Henderson who was a driving force behind the success.
Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominate Someone to the Athletic Hall of Fame

To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please forward nomination material to Philip Hutcheson, Lipscomb University Athletics, One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951. The formal deadline for nominations is December 1 of the year prior to induction. To nominate an individual for the Lipscomb University Athletic Hall of Fame please provide as much data as possible in support of your nomination.

Nominees must fall into one of three categories with the following criteria taken into consideration:

  • Athlete: Career statistics; Conference, Regional, All-American and National honors; Leadership, service and continued support of Lipscomb University are all taken into consideration for each nominee.
  • Coach: Career record; Length of tenure, number of all-conference, all-region, all-american and scholar-athletes, as well as, impact made on the school. Post Lipscomb success is also taken into consideration for the Coach category
  • Meritorious Service: Truly exceptional contributions and service to the athletic program by one who does not qualify for the athlete or coach category.