Steelworks Hall of Fame
In 2018, the FACES planning committee decided to change the format of the organization’s yearly fundraiser and honor the past workers of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company (CF&I). Posthumous nominations are accepted.
Criteria for Membership in the CF&I Hall of Fame:
- The nominee must have been employed by CF&I prior to 1993, when the company ended.
- Are considered on the basis of contributions in the following areas: steelwork, mining, hospital/medical, office, land and water, company store, maintenance and support, education or subsidiaries.
- Persons selected for the Hall of Fame will be honored at the FACES of CF&I 2024 Fundraiser and must be able to attend or designate someone to attend and accept the award on their behalf. The FACES of CF&I 2024 Fundraiser will be Saturday, January 27, 2024 at the Union Depot at 5:30 p.m.
- Posthumous nominations are accepted. If selected, a living relative/friend must be able to attend the event in their honor.
- Selections are made without regard to gender, race, religion, orientation, or national origin.
Inductees are selected by a non-partisan selection committee composed of Steelworks Center of the West board members, staff, Steelworks members and other community members.
Selected honorees are honored at the FACES of CF&I 2024 Fundraiser on Saturday, January 27, 2024.
Portraits and biographies of the selected honorees are displayed in a commemorative program as well as in the evening’s presentation.
Nomination Packets Must Include:
- Nominee Information Form Cover Sheet
- A compelling narrative on the qualifications of the nominee as mentioned in the CF&I Hall of Fame Packet Overview Form
- Portrait of the nominee
- Nomination forms will be accepted until November 3, 2023.
Steelworks Center of the West honors former employees of CF&I, prior to 1993 when the company ceased. Community members, families and friends, colleagues and former workers nominate those they want to see recognized at the annual FACES of the CF&I event.
2023 - Inaugural Hall of Fame Inductees
Ramon Ray Roldan
Kathrine Thomson -
Award of Excellence
Award of Excellence