Hudson Distinguished  Hall of Fame

The Hudson City Schools Foundation is proud to support and recognize the accomplishments of our Explorer Alumni through the Distinguished Hall of Fame and Athletic Hall of Fame.





OCTOBER 2, 2021 | 8:30 am

Gerald Reeves Media Center, Hudson High School

RSVPs due by September 27th. 

Additional tickets can be purchased for friends, family members and community members who want to be a part of the Hall of Fame ceremony. Adults: $20/each, Children 3-12: $11/each, Children 2 and younger: Free

The Distinguished Hall of Fame provides inspirational role models for students, provides recognition for past graduates, and promotes a legacy of community pride.

FOURTH class - 2019

Bridie Carroll, Class of 2000

Russell Gates, Class of 1981 

Richard Grell, Class of 1967

Kenneth Kuryla, Class of 1978

Bradley Lepper, Class of 1974

Melissa Makris, Class of 1979

Darin Zahuranec, Class of 1992

Third class - 2017

Marion C. Albee, Staff

Brandt Evans, Class of 1990

Lawrence Reed Hoy, Class of 1973

Rick Kellar, Class of 1982

Bob Mottice, Staff

Greg Naples, Class of 1991

Dorothea "Dodie" Snyder, Staff

Scott Richard Sabol, Class of 1992

Jerry G. Varnes, Class of 1978

Second class - 2015


Sue Lutz Carter, Class of 1975

Chris Cosma, Class of 1974

Raymond "Skip" Hyser, Class of 1973

David Kirkpatrick, Class of 1969

Rick Malson, Class of 1982

Arch McDonnell, Staff 1960-1987

Justin Mikolay, Class of 1997

Inaugural class - 2013

Richard Earl Breedon, Ph.D, Class of 1973


Weldon Case, Class of 1938

CDR Beth Anne Creighton USN, Class of 1987

Lt. Ronald Lee Davidson, Class of 1961

Howard Haskins, Class of 1943

Dante Lavelli, Class of 1941

D. Scott Lee, Class of 1978

Paula Lerner, Class of 1977

Capt. Jerry C. Lindh USAF

Martha Litzell Marsh, Class of 1947

Ada Cooper Miller, Class of 1924

Frances B. Murphey, Class of 1940

Gerald "Jerry" Reeves, Staff

Joe Rosato, Class of 1950

Arthur J. Stokes Sr., Class of 1936

Lila Sheetz Wagner, Class of 1933

The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who as high school athletes excelled on our teams.

Inaugural class - 2012

Teams: The 1984 girls field hockey state champions, The 1969 boys soccer state champions


Field hockey: Wendy Weeden, 1970

Football: Scott Malson, 1983; Joe Rosato, 1950; Brian Vossler, 1976.

Golf: Billy Cassell, 1981

Soccer: Benny Dargle, 1975; Eric Winders, 1969

Swimming: Scott Claypool, 1994


Multiple sports: Rob Bell, 1970; Ed Caldwell, 1931; Les Dingledine, 1963; Hallie Feeman, 1995; Josh Holden, 1999; Dante Lavelli, 1941; David Libertini, 1981; Neil McConnell, 1973; Rich Merino, 1940; Mary Shea, 1984; Michelle Somes, 1977; Tom Wehr, 1979


Staff: Ray Hyser, football coach and athletic director; Keith Hyser, manager of multiple sports; W.E. Parsons, football coach

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