B. Nathaniel Cook is inducted into the WSSU C.E. “Big House” Gaines Athletic Hall of Fame for his meritorious service to WSSU and the Department of Athletic. He received his B.A. from Winston-Salem State and his M.A. from Columbia University. In 1945, when WSSU began its new look at athletics, Cook was serving as the WSSU Alumni Association representative, gave strong support to the sports program. He has served as a member of the Athletic Committee, Athletic Advisor, Ticket Sales Chairman and worked in the Sports Program in any other area where his service was requested. Through the years he was a stalwart leader and backer for the Rams, the champion ad solicitor for the 1974 Homecoming Souvenir Pictorial.