Former Nevada high school principal Bob Kerth has been named to the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Hall of Fame.
Kerth is one of eight inductees this year from northern Nevada. The new Hall of Famers will be honored at a banquet during this year’s Nevada basketball state tournament at Lawlor Events Center on Feb. 23.
Also named to the Hall with Kerth are James Huckaby, Todd Hess, Jim de Arrieta, Gary Mattice, Steve McKnight, Vince Mendiola and Bill Penaluna.
Kerth was a principal at Gabbs High from 1957-59, Humboldt COunty from 1959-65 and Elko from 1973-78. Kerth was also instrumental in the 1970s in helping to create state championship tournanents for girls sports.
Kerth also officiated football and basketball games from 1957-78 for the Northeastern Nevada Officials Association.
The Hall of Fame banquet will be in the Silver and Blue Room at Lawlor Events Center starting at 11 a.m. on Feb. 23.