Athletic Hall of Fame

Vernon - posted May, 29 2013

ROCKVILLE - A total of 12 individuals spanning eight decades and representing ten athletic programs will comprise the inaugural class of the Rockville High School Hall of Fame when ceremonies are conducted on Sunday, June 16 at the high school. A reception is scheduled for 1 p.m. in the high school’s auditorium foyer; the Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for 2 p.m. at the auditorium. Selected as charter members of the Class of 2013 are: Betsy J. Andersen McShea ’87; Joseph Calaci, Jr. ’70; John R. Canavari; Thomas J. Dunn; Francis E. Geissler ’33; Harry M. Geraghty; Susan M. Golden Perrella ’99; D. Michael Leonard III ’00; James L. Martello ’65; G. Alan Putz ’65; William T. Romanowski ’84; and Ralph K. Schumey ’47. Canavari, Geissler, Geraghty and Schumey will be inducted posthumously. Dave Smith, a former Rockville High School teacher and coach, will serve as master of ceremonies. Tickets are $35 each and must be reserved by June 7. For ticket information, contact Rockville High School Director of Athletics Steven Phelps at 860-870- 6050 ext. 328 or, or Hall of Fame Committee Chairman Scott Smith ’88 at 860-604-6618 or Anyone wishing to support the Hall of Fame and the Class of 2013 can have their name listed in the program at prices ranging from $35 to $1,000. Contact Phelps or Smith by June 7 for more information.

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