You’re invited to attend the 2024 Willowbrook Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

Founded in 2010, the Athletic Hall of Fame celebrates the athletic and personal successes of standout Willowbrook student-athletes, coaches and contributors. A screening committee comprised of current and former coaches, staff members, Athletic Booster Club members and community representatives selects the Willowbrook Warriors who are inducted each year.

This year’s Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will take place on Feb. 1 at The Carlisle, 435 E. Butterfield Road in Lombard. The evening will begin with a social gathering from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The banquet and presentation of the class of 2024 will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $60 each. To buy tickets, go to (RSVP by Jan. 25).

Class of 2024 inductees are:

  • Helen Connell: Outstanding Contributor – Athletic Booster Club President, President of the Athletic Hall of Fame Board of Directors

  • Beth Gray: Gymnastics Coach – 1982-2009

  • Jerome Bonney: Class of 1966 – Gymnastics, Track and Field

  • Dave Whelpley: Class of 1976 – Football, Wrestling

  • Marjorie Fiedler: Class of 1977 – Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis, Softball, Track and Field

  • Brandon Murphy: Class of 2001 – Wrestling Coach, Badminton Coach, Athletic Director, Wrestling

Inductees also will be recognized before the Willowbrook Varsity Boys Basketball game on Feb. 2.

For more information, contact Willowbrook Athletic Director Ed Sullivan at or 630-530-3406.