BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The longtime track coach at Catholic High has been named an inductee into the National High School Hall of Fame.
Pete Boudreaux, who has coached cross country and track and field at Catholic for 49 years, will be inducted during a special ceremony in Reno, Nevada on July 2.
During his time at CHS, the 74-year-old has led his teams to 16 state cross country championships, 12 state indoor track titles and 15 state outdoor track championships.
According to the school, Boudreaux has coached 13 individual state champions in cross country and his 1975 team compiled the only perfect score ever recorded in state history.
"The CHS community is so proud that Coach Pete Boudreaux is being inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame," said CHS Athletic Director J.P. Kelly. "His brilliance as a coach is only shadowed by his excellent example of Christian values."
Boudreaux is one of 12 people chosen for induction. Heisman Trophy winner and longtime college football coach Steve Spurrier is also among the inductees.