Johnson Inducted Into Adminstrator's Hall of Fame

Posted: July 13, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

FILE PHOTO ANDY SHUPE Dick Johnson, former Fayetteville athletics director, celebrates the Bulldogs’ first 7A state football championship with linebacker James Bornhoft, left, and offensive lineman Colby Berna. Johnson was inducted into the Arkansas High School Administrator’s Association Hall of Fame on Friday.

FAYETTEVILLE -- "If you build it, they will come."


Dick Johnson

School: Fayetteville

Positions: Former Fayetteville Athletic Director/Assistant Superintendent, 1992-2009; Head football coach, 1992-1995; Also coached at Gentry.

Notable: Inducted in Arkansas High School Administrator’s Association Hall of Fame, Class of 2014. … Named Class 7A Athletic Director of the Year, 2009 and state AD of the Year, 2008-09. … Given Arkansas Activities Association Distinguished Service Award, 2003. … Former member of AHSAA executive committee. … Founder/co-founder or director of Weekend of Champions, Fayetteville All-Star Week, Holiday Hoops, Lady Bulldog Classic and AHSAA Hall of Fame. … Graduate of Ashdown High and University of Arkansas. … Fayetteville resident for 47 years.

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