On Friday, June 15, 2012, the Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame will honor area senior scholar athletes during its19th annual induction banquet at The Willow Room in Rostraver Twp. at 5:30 p.m.
Jim "Mouse" Chacko - Recipient of this
year's Hall of Fame Appretiation Award
Honoring the Mon Valley’s best and brightest in sports and in the classroom has been an integral part of the Sports Hall of Fame since 1995.
Area students are selected by Mon Valley athletic directors and high school principals and are recognized at the banquet for their academic and athletic accomplishments. The Sports Hall of Fame Committee awards a certificate of merit reflecting personal dedication to achieving the highest standards of excellence as a scholar and as an athlete.
This prestigious event bonds generations of area athletes by bringing together the past generation of Hall of Fame recipients with the present generation of athletes. This is ceremoniously represented in the seating arrangement, in which the scholar athletes sit on a tier below the Hall of Fame inductees, challenging the students to achieve a goal that Hall of Fame personalities have accomplished.
The 2012 student scholar athlete recipients are:
Pat Bostick - Master of Ceremonies
Belle Vernon Area High School: Ian Dobbins and Jenna Babinski
Bentworth High School: Garrett Damich, and Jessica Dorazio
Brownsville High School: John DiDominic and Ashtyn Guty
California High School: Cody Lambert and Kadie Clancy
Charleroi High School: Cory Mosco and Erin Downes
Elizabeth Forward High School: Eric Danco and Tessa Gacovsky
Monessen High School: Coby Matush and Desiree J. Rice
Ringgold High School: Jake Wisener and Chianti Sivek
Yough High School: Michael Hartos and Shyanne Sanders
In addition to inducting the area’s finest scholar athletes, the Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame will induct seven new members including Ben Jones, Brian Herman, Darrell Harding, Tom Urbanik, Casper Voithofer, Fred Angerman and the late Walter Malinchak. The recipient of this year’s Hall of Fame appreciation award will be Charleroi’s Jim “Mouse” Chacko, a member of the Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Pat Bostick, a voice of Pitt Panthers football, will do the honors of master of ceremonies.
Anyone wishing to attend the June 15th banquet and induction ceremony can place an advertisement in the program book and purchase tickets for $40 by contacting Steve Russell, general chairman, at 724-258-3823, or at 1106 Stanton St., Monongahela, PA 15063.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 May 2012 21:57