Hughston doctor inducted into Hall of Fame

Hughston Orthopedic Hospital physician Kurt Jacobson was inducted into the Valdosta State University Sports Hall of Fame.

He is the sixth non-athlete to make it into the Hall of Fame since inception.

Non-athletes are inducted based on their service to the university. For the last 23 years, Jacobson has served as team physician for the Valdosta State athletic department. He has also contributed to the school's athletic training academic program.

Jacobson was elected into the Hall of Fame along with two former football players, women's basketball player and women's tennis player. This is 12th class of the Hall of Fame, which now has 55 individuals.