CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR INDUCTEES

Members of the Hall of Fame Berner and Massapequa High School
Alumni Community and Staff Members

Since 1993, the Hall of Fame has inducted over 182 Alumni and Community/Staff candidates into the Berner-Massapequa Hall of Fame.

Not only does The Hall of Fame promote school and community pride, the inducted members are also an excellent resource for both career counseling and networking for students.

Nominations

Do you know a viable candidate for the Massapequa High Schools Hall of Fame?

If, yes then you can nominate a candidate for Hall of Fame induction. (students, faculty or community residents) Please download and complete the form and return to address listed. Or save a stamp: e-mail to MassapequaHOF@gmail.com.

Alumni

Do you know someone who attended or graduated from Berner or Massapequa High School? Do you feel they have accomplished themselves in their life, career or community? Do you believe that they would be a great role model for students following in their footsteps? Then please nominate them by completing a Hall of Fame Nomination Form. They can be sponsored by a fellow alumnus, friend or family member.

Community / Staff Honorees

The Hall of Fame also honors community residents and staff members of the district. Community / staff honorees are selected on the basis of service to the community, the school district and its pupils.

A sponsor is required for this classification. Candidates from all fields of endeavor are welcome, including parents who have provided extraordinary service to their children and family.

Nominations are due by July 15th
for consideration in the following year.

Want to nominate a candidate for
Hall of Fame?
Call 516-795-3745 today
for details!

Alumni Inductees

Members of the Hall of Fame
Berner and Massapequa High School Alumni

1993

Brian Baldinger
Gary Baldinger
Richard Baldinger

1996

Alec Baldwin
Al Bevilacqua
Barbara Ellen  Black
MaryKay McCormick
Caroline Nicholson
Robert Nilsson
Thomas O’Malley

1997

William Beato
Donald Olesen
Donald Spruck
Denis Tyras
Lyn Tepper
Robert Weinhauer

1998

William Baker
William Baldwin
Frank Miale
Jean Rinaldi
John Venditto

1999

Patricia Ford
John Farley
Robert H. Meyers
Hilary Hartung
Woody Kennedy
Cindy Lewis
Nicholas Lopardo

2000

Camillio Giannattasio
Steven Greenhouse
Ron Kovic
Sandra Lawrence
William Malloy
James O’Rourke
Michael Schuster
Robert Stuart

2001

Jodi Abramson
Frederick Braun lll
Diane A Caporale-Hartleb
Eric Widmaier
Marie Zere

2002

Peter Bruno
Michael Hanna
Philip Heald
Steven Labriola
Peggy Noonan
Laura Savini
Robert G. Voigt

2003

Bruce Anderson
Burke & Peg Byrnes                
Andrew Cooney
Donald Loren
Rod Marino
Connie Panzarino
Elliot Siegel
Robert Wernersbach        
Steve Zimmer

2004

Michael Angstreich
Chris Bevilacqua
Phillip Bossert
Andre Eglevsky Jr.
Frank Morrelli
Lynn Paltrow
Frank Petrucelli
Caryl Senn

2005                      

James Amen          
Katherine Heaviside    
David Hegarty        
Brian Kilmeade        
Thomas Mason
Maria Telesca                
David Washburn 

2006

David Bossert
Jolyne Caruso-Fitzgerald
Joseph Cereola
David Edelson          
Lynn Edelson-Levin
Stephen L. Einhorn                          
Richard Genovese      
Carol Harzell
John Kirby 

2007                    

Steven Federman      
George Freund        
Douglas Glaysher      
Carl Herrman        
George Kindel        
Daniel T. Moran        
Jerome Passman      
Lisa Seidman               

2008                            

John Ames
Dorothy A. Meyer
Marianne Millnamow  
Linda Cressy Pfeffer    
Thomas Wagner
Michael Watt
Albert Wilkening
Joseph Saladino
Susan Zwanger-Mendolsohn         

2009

William Colfer
Stephen Hershey
Linda Hoffman
Gordon V. Kelly
Richard R. Kelly
Karen Prendergast-
Lauckhart
James Marzec
Alan D. Steinman 

2010

Richard Cassaro
James Karpen
Andrew McCaffrey
Robert Nelson
Susan Rosenberg
Matt Simeone Jr
Christie Welsh
Vance Zider 

2011

Yvonne Dagger
Daniel Donahue
Clair Koch
Stephan Russo
Ronald Salzman
Arthur Thompson
Susan Woodbury 

2012

Wayne Barlowe
Louis Bartolotta
Suzanne Borda
Gerard Giannattasio
Don Harris
Corey Langer
Sandra Woodward-Pullman
George Seage 

2013

Douglas Brewer
Barbara Butcher
Chris Claremont
Danielle Groves
Nancy Loesch
Howard Matis
Richard Viladesau

2014

Anthony DeMayo
Christine Fleming
Lillian Gwilliam
Jonathan Kaloust
Charles LaBella
Thomas O’Connor
Karen Smith
Mike & Pat Williams

2015

Robert Calhoun
Grail Cumisky McGinley
John Nolan
Michael Roth
Tim Van Patten
David Wirth

2016

Brian Carroll
Kim Deliberto
Kevin J. Flood
Geoff Jacobs
Joseph Lauro
Mark Marrazzo
Douglas Zider
Richard Zimmer

2017

George Cain
Elliot Easton
Alisha Laventure
David Lebwohl
Steve Patterson
Richard Russo
James Waters

2018

Shelagh Abate
Anthony Bisignano
Bill Nichols
Denis Nolan
Patricia Orzano
Jane Ryan
Allen Salikof

2019

Allen Lowe
Andrew Boyar
Harvey Lannak
Arthur Lih
Rob Nelson
John Powell
Michael Simon

2021

Concetta Anne Bencivenga
Susan Bruno 
Dr. Frank Fish 
Carol Ann Habeeb-Kiel 
Allen Lowe 
Dr. Sharmila Shetty
Thomas Smith 
Martin Voight 

2022

Steven Anderson 
Jeb Bergh
Raymond Burrows 
Geoffrey Guja 
The Most Reverend Stephen Parkes 
Dr. Cynthia Paulis 
Sara Pereira 
Todd Svec 

Community / Staff Inductees

1994 HERBERT J. PLUSCHAU

1997 DOROTHY GODBOLD      

1997 SIGFRIED WACHSMUTH    

1998 WILMA DIEHL          

1998 CONSTANTINE RICCI      

1999 WILLIAM A. ELDARD    

1999 WILLIAM O’SULLIVAN    

1999 GUSTAV DOPSLAFF            

2000 J. LEWIS AMES            

2000 ALEX BALDWIN SR.      

2000 ARTHUR ROHR          

2001 GRACE ANNER          

2001 WILLIAM DOHERTY      

2001 ARNOLD HERMAN      

2002 DONALD WOODWORTH

2003 FRANK PIZZERELLI        

2003 PATRICIA LUCHTENBERG  

2004 FREDERICK KEYES      

2005 CAROL BALDWIN        

2005 WILLIAM LAMARCA      

2005 NICHOLAS VERINI        

2006 GODFREY BELLAVIGNA    

2006 JAMES KOVACSIK      

 

2006 DONALD LANG

2007 JOAN DENIGRIS

2007 ROBERT ELDER

2007 ALAN MAHER

2008 Pauline Koller

2008 JAMIE BOGENSHUTZ

2008 GENE & LILLIAN BRYSON

2009 ARLENE MARTIN

2009 SHIRLEY LENKER

2009 JAMES MALONEY

2010 JOHN DEVINE, FRANK FLOOD, CYNTHIA KRIEG

2011 ROBERT BERGMANN, ARTHUR COHEN, SHELDON WEINRIB

2012 KRISTEN BLUM-BEDNAR, ANGELO DELLIGATTI, GARY SLAVIN

2013 WILLIAM CUTILLO BARBARA DEVOTI, AL FRIESE

2013 DOLORES GENOVESE, JOE PINTO

2015 JOSEPH GILLESPIE, CHARLES SULC, ASHLEY WADE

2016 STANLEY & ROSEMARY GENSLER, JOANNE MARQUARDT, NICHOLAS VACCARO

2017 ROBERT BARRETT, PETER KING

2018   CAROLYN JAMES, DANIELLE LaROSE, DONALD NOBILE

2019 RUTH EMLER, NED HOROWITZ, JANICE TALENTO

2021 Timothy Jaccard, Samuel Astrof

2022 Brian Conboy, Michael Venditto

Nomination Form

Please fill out the Candidate’s information in the form below and Submit


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    1. Please provide a brief summary of the candidate’s career. Include any extraordinary successes achieved.

    2. Please provide information pertaining to exemplary service to the community or family service involving youth, church, school, and or civic groups.

    3. Please provide a brief statement supporting the induction of the nominee as a candidate that can readily be recognized as an outstanding role model for the community and our students.

    Note to Sponsors: Thank you for your nomination. Prior to submission, please contact the nominee to assure that he/she is interested in being considered for induction. Attendance is encouraged, but not required for induction. Sponsors are advised that the Nominations Sub-Committee has a backlog of nominations and utilizes a multi-year consideration process.