While all of our honorees are outstanding athletes, their core motivation has always been to honor God in all that they accomplish. Through their strength of character and indomitable spirits, they demonstrate the lasting legacy of a Dunham athlete serve and best exemplify what it means to possess the heart of a champion.
To learn more about The Dunham School Athletics Hall of Fame or to nominate a former Tiger player or coach, contact Athletic Director Neil Weiner.
One of the most decorated athletes in school history, Ryan Darling '08 earned eight individual state titles. In 2006, he was state champion in the 1600m (outdoor) and 3200m (outdoor) and also was the 2006 cross country state champion. The following year, he again earned three state championship titles for the 800m (outdoor), 1600m (outdoor), and 3200m (outdoor). Ryan finished his senior season in 2008 as the 1600m (indoor) and 1600m (outdoor) state champion.
Paul Jenkins '94 excelled at a high level as a multi-sport athlete. In football, he set school records for touchdowns and points scored. In his senior year, he led the entire state for score, helping the team complete the regular season undefeated at 10-0 and earning a scholarship to Louisiana Tech as a wide receiver. Paul also lettered four years in basketball, was a valuable starter on the Class 1A State Runner Up baseball team, and was a talented club soccer player.
"The Dunham spirit is indomitable, has endured, and is evident in each athlete and coach to this day."