HALL OF FAME
Name: Virgil Gene Jordan
Year Inducted: 2012
Category: Friends of Basketball
• East St. Louis
Virgil was a teacher in East St. Louis District 189 who was instrumental in the formation of the Metro East Black Officials Association, serving as president for three years. He spent 34 years as an official, highlighted by working three state finals each in girls basketball and baseball.
Virgil, who is deceased, also worked at Champaign Centennial High School and officiated countless games in volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, and softball.