Ted Salmon, who will be inducted into the Virginia High School Hall of Fame, graduated in 1968 from Meadowbrook High School, where he captained both the football and basketball teams and was selected as the school’s athlete of the year as a senior.
Salmon, director of student activities at Cosby High, is one of seven people to be inducted into the Virginia High School Hall of Fame this fall. Sponsored jointly by the Virginia High School League and the Virginia High School Coaches Association, the Hall of Fame preserves the rich heritage of outstanding achievements by students and adults in sports and activities within Virginia’s public high schools. Ted Salmon’s Hall of Fame biography reads:
His contributions as a high school athlete, coach, teacher and athletic administrator are unsurpassed during a lifetime committed to the Virginia High School League. He begins his 42nd year serving with distinction as athletic director and director of student activities. In addition to his induction to the Virginia High School Hall of Fame, Salmon will be honored this fall with the Virginia High School League’s Torch of Honor – the VHSL’s highest honor.
Salmon was inducted into the Meadowbrook Wall of Fame in 2006. He attended East Carolina University on a football scholarship and was a three-year letterman and two-year starter for the Pirates. Salmon graduated in 1972 with a degree in history and political science. He resides in Chesterfield.