- Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 August 2017 04:05
The Hall of Fame Banquet, the Ringgold Boosters’ biggest fundraiser, will be held in the Ringgold High School Cafeteria on Saturday, November 4, at 5:30 p.m.
Funds raised at the $40 per plate dinner are geared toward the advancement of the arts, academic and athletic programs as well as improvement of facilities and the quality of education throughout the Ringgold school system.
Executive Director Brad Bassi and President Carl Crawley are especially pleased that monies raised in 2016, in excess of $10,000, were awarded to 10 programs throughout the district.
At the Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, November 4, 2017, the following graduates of Donora High School or Monongahela High School will be honored:
- Vincent Bartolotta—Attorney
- J.R. Bell—Boeing Engineer
- Garcin Caruso—Occupational Medicine Consultant
- Ben D’Amico—Head of Market District Product Development; Chef, Pittsburgh Today
- Larry Holly—Athlete and DEP
- Dr. Ron Linaberg—Endodontist
- Marilyn Ackerman Posner—Journalist
- Carl Wapiennik—Staff Physicist, Buhl Planetarium
- Larry Crawford---Athlete (posthumous honoree)
- Dr. James Lopresti—Former superintendent of the Ringgold School District (posthumous honoree)
The HOF Banquet is a popular and well-attended event for family, friends and especially high school friends of honorees. Tickets for the Hall of Fame Banquet will be available toward the end of September at Devore Hardware, 437 West Main Street, Monongahela, PA. Phone: 724-258-7100.