We are pleased to announce the 2020 inductees to the Fairview Park Schools Hall of Fame



The Athletic Hall of Fame 


Jim Grealis (1977-2006)

Paul Kerrigan '95

Jennifer Kathe Kuharik '86

Dan Schmidt '86


The Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame   


Dennis A. Guenther, Ph.D. '64, 

Kevin Nealer '92,

Col. Thomas Knolmayer, M.D. USAF '86, 

Gary R. Skoog, Ph.D. '64


The Distinguished Faculty/Staff Hall of Fame 


Jim Dow (1966-1992)

Kathy Ingersoll (1988-2013)

Robert Smith '48 (1956-1969)


Beginning in 2020, the Hall of Fame Committee created
The Legacy Award to honor State Champion athletic teams.
The 2020 Legacy Award   
The 1964 State Championship Boys Swimming Team





The 2020 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Banquet will be held on Saturday May 16th, 2020, at 6:00 pm at the Marriott Hotel, 4277 W. 150th St. in Cleveland, OH.


The Fairview Park City Schools Hall of Fame was established to honor and publicly recognize distinguished alumni, athletes and staff who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in areas such as citizenship, leadership, education, sportsmanship, the arts and sciences, the business world and professional fields. 

Such special recognition provides current students of the Fairview Park City Schools an opportunity to understand the value of their education and the possibilities to which it may lead.  The Hall of Fame inductees can provide inspiration to a new generation of students through their example. The Fairview High School Hall of Fame Committee is committed to perpetuating the Hall of Fame at Fairview High School and inducting extraordinary nominees for permanent remembrance.

The Athletic Hall of Fame is made up of outstanding Fairview Park High School Athletes, Coaches and Athletic Administrators who in addition to their athletic achievement have made positive contributions to the betterment of the Fairview High School Athletic Program. To be eligible for consideration athletes must have graduated nine years prior to selection. Coaches or Athletic Administrators must have been at Fairview High School prior to 2011.


The Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame is made up of Fairview High School graduates or students who attended Fairview Park Schools nine years prior to selection. The inductees have demonstrated success in their chosen field and made notable contributions to their community.


The Distinguished Faculty/Staff Hall of Fame is made up of former faculty members and the supporting staff of Fairview Park Schools. The inductees have served at least ten years and have been retired from Fairview Park Schools for at least three years. The inductees have demonstrated success in their chosen field, have made notable contributions, and have impacted the students of the Fairview Park Schools.

Hall of Fame Founders

Co-Chairs: Fred Allen & Bill Bristow

Committee Members: Ed Eiskamp, Richard Betor, Dave Coleman, Sharon Traver-Guinaugh, Lisa Howell-Koustis, Richard Stuewe, Jane Weaver, Judy Whalen, Elaine Morris, Cary Wilgren

Hall of Fame Board of Trustees

Chairman: Tom Kairis    Treasurer: Jean Scothon     Secretary: Mary Kay Wysong

Committee Members: Sandy Bennhoff, Tony DiBiasio, John Jefferson, Hans Larsen, Rebecca Tweedle, Karen Welter

Chairman Emeritus: Joel Chermonte

Upcoming Events

2020 Hall of Fame Induction Banquet.



Minuteman Press

21095 Center Ridge Rd.

Fairview Park, OH 44116

(2160 453-2235


ABC Trophy

21468 Lorain Rd.

Fairview Park, OH 44126

(440) 333-3142

Cleveland Airport Marriott

4277 W. 150th St.

Cleveland, OH 44135

(216) 252-5333

We welcome your support.

To become a sponsor of the Fairview High School Hall of Fame contact Sandy Bennhoff (440) 356-3500.

Nominate a Candidate

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The Fairview Park City Schools Alumni Hall of Fame: The Official Nomination Form


To nominate a candidate you must use the official nomination form.

You may nominate as many individuals as you wish, but you must use a separate official form for each nominee.


In order to be considered for induction into the Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Induction, nominations must be received by March 1, 2019.

Nominations received after this date will not be reviewed for 2020 Induction.



Please note: By submitting this document, you attest to the validity and to the accuracy of all information provided.


The Hall of Fame will conduct a final background check on all elected nominees.


If nominating a student athlete, verification of statistics must be provided. These can be in the form of press articles, such as the Sun Herald, The Plain Dealer, or WestLife. We also need dates of when such achievements or record-breaking stats took place.


If you have articles and other support materials, please mail them to: Mary Kay Wysong, Hall of Fame Secretary, 2736 Tonawonda, Rocky River, OH 44116.

Note: Please fill out the fields marked with an asterisk.