Tickets are on sale for the dinner at which the fourth class of the Barrington High School Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducted, according to the Booster Club.
The induction ceremony will take place at on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 6 pm at the Rhode Island Country Club at 150 Nayatt Road. Festivities start at 5 pm.
Tickets are $50 each and are limited, according to George Finn, BHS athletics director.
“Those interested are encouraged to order as soon as possible,” Finn said.
Eight athletes, two teams, one coach, two contributors and one administrator will be inducted.
The individual athletes are Bill Baker ‘76, Dana Warren Gee ‘78, Bruce Goff ‘68, Patty Baker Holland ‘78, Holly Morris ‘97, Kate Nagel ‘97, Eric Opdyke ’89 and Raymond St. Vincent ‘55,
The two teams are the 1996 softball squad and the 1985 boys swimming 200 medley relay team. The coach is John Signore. The contributors are Ernie and Pauline Woods, and the administrator is Larry Deschene.
Nominations for the BHS Athletic Hall of Fame were requested from the public in the fall, winter and spring and the Hall of Fame Committee reviewed the nomination forms received and made its final selections in May.
“Like the first three BHS Hall of Fame classes, this is an extremely strong group and I speak on behalf of the committee and the larger BHS community when I say we look forward to officially inducting them and learning more about their specific stories of achievement and dedication in November,” said Kevin Ryan, president of the Barrington Booster Club, chairman of the BHS Athletic Hall of Fame and a BHS Hall of Fame inductee.
“Not only is this a great evening honoring our former athletes,” he said, “but our current BHS student-athletes are now using this honor as motivation and encouraging each other to have Hall of Fame seasons.
Ryan added that the purpose of the Barrington Booster Club is to encourage, stimulate and support all interscholastic and intramural sports in the Barrington schools.
Make out your check for the dinner to the Barrington Booster Club and send it with an order form located on the BHS Athletics website -- downloadable at www.barringtonhigh.org -- to Barrington Booster Club, Attn: Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 232, Barrington, RI 02806.
You can also send an email to email@example.com to request an order form, or you pick up a form at the Barrington High School office.