2008 Inductees



Susan Baylon Fries '83

Carol Burkhart Furtwengler '58

Brian Haagensen '68




Nicole Jaycox Anderson '94

James M. Daley, M.D. (1954-1984)

Patrick Knaze '95

Ken Kurz '95

Drew Pariano '95

Lisa Bernard Rachul '80



Berniace Cherkala (1976-1985)

Mary Mohnacky (1973-1993)

Donald Shafer, Ph.D. (1974-2001)

Earl Vanamen (1958-1981)

Alumni Hall of Fame 2008 Inductees

Susan Baylon Fries - Class of 1983


Kent State University, Undergraduate degree

Syracuse University, MA in Broadcast Journalism

News Journalist "Good Morning Northwest" Spokane, WA

Emmy Award for Broadcast Journalism

Producer of programs showcasing Spokane citizens who have made a difference

Contributing Reporter to PBS national shows

Worked at television stations in Missouri, Illinois and Florida

Launched a 24-hour news channel in Tampa Bay, FL

Graduate of the Spokane Leadership Program

Board Member - Ronald McDonald House Charities

Volunteer - American Field Service Exchange Programs, Anna Ogden Hall, Christian Women's Clubs

Member of the Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra

Adjunct Professor, Communications Studies Department, Whitworth College


Carol Burkhart Furtwengler, PhD. - Class of 1958

Professor Emeritus

Department of Administration, Counseling, Educational and School Psychology

Wichita State University

  • Education Consultant Research and Service Institute, Brentwood, IN
  • Special Assistant to Governor of Tennessee
  • Assistant Commissioner, Certification, Research and Planning, Tennessee State Department of Education
  • Director of Special Services, Tennessee School Boards of Education
  • Administrator, Department of Planning Services, Fairfax, VA
  • Publication of over 30 book chapters and monographs in the field of education
  • National Presenter at various education conferences
  • Provided service to numerous community groups concerning Quality Performance, School Reform and Accreditation Seminars
  • 1997 Outstanding Teacher
  • 1998 Outstanding Teacher

Brian Haagensen - Class of 1968

Retired Captain, United States Navy

  • 1972 United states Naval Academy
  • 1973 United States Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1987 Naval Submarine Officers Advanced Course
  • Served on USS Benjamin Franklin, USS Georgia and USS Pargo Nuclear Ballistic and Attack Submarines
  • Deputy Commander for Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection to Naval Northeast Region
  • Receive the Legion of Merit the highest non-combat medal that is awarded to military personnel
  • Developed Sonalysts and PSHA companies solving civilian nuclear power safety issues
  • Member of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Staff

Athletic Hall of Fame 2008 Inductees

Nicole Jaycox Anderson - Class of 1994

Basketball, Track & Field

  • Earned 10 Varsity Letters
  • 1992 Selected MVP All-american Basketball Camp at Oberlin College
  • 1993, 1994 Basketball MVP
  • 1993, 1994 Led Basketball team in Scoring, assists and minutes played
  • Established Basketball Records in Scoring and Assists
  • Four year Starter and Letter winner at Heidelberg College
  • State Meet Qualifier in Track & Field
  • Established FHS Records in 800 meter run and 3200 meter run



James M. Daley, M.D. (1954-1984)

Team Physician Fairview High School

  • 31 years - General Physician in Fairview Park 
  • 4 years - Chief of Staff at St. John's Hospital
  • 20 years - Courtesy Staff at Fairview General Hospital for 20 years
  • 30+ years - Team Physician for Fairview School Athletics
  • 13 years -  Fairview Park Board of Education
  • 14 years - Fairview Recreation Committee
  • 10 years - Chairperson, Fairview Recreation Committee
  • 1976 Fairview Park Citizen of the Year
  • 1982 Ohio High School Hall of Fame

Patrick Knaze - Class of 1995

Football, Wrestling, Baseball

  • Nine Varsity Letters (4 Wrestling, 3 Football, 2 Baseball)
  • 1995 All-Ohio Football
  • 1995 All District Football 
  • 1995 East-West Football Game MVP
  • 1995 First Team Southwestern Conference Football
  • 1994 Football Offensive Player of the Year
  • 1994 All-State Honorable Mention Football
  • Three Time Southwestern Conference Wrestling Champion
  • Four Year Qualifier for the Ohio State Wrestling Tournament
  • 1994-1995 Second in the Ohio State Wrestling Tournament
  •  Also Placed Third and Fourth in the Ohio State Wrestling Tournament
  • Two Years All Southwestern Conference Wrestling
  • Lettered Two Years i Baseball
  • Earned Four Varsity Football Letters at Baldwin-Wallace College
  • 1997 Most Outstanding Receiver, Baldwin-Wallace College
  • 1997 2nd Team All - Ohio Athletic Conference.
  • 1998 Most Outstanding Receiver, Baldwin-Wallace College
  • 1998 1st Team All - Ohio Athletic Conference.
  • NCAA Division III - Honorable Mention All-American


Ken Kurz - Class of 1995

Cross Country, Track & Field

  • Seven Varsity Letters (4 Cross Country, 3 Track & Field)
  • 1994-1995 1st Team All-SWC Cross Country
  • Cross Country District Runner-Up and Regional Champion
  • MVP Fairview Cross Country Team
  • Sun Newspaper All Cross Country Team
  • Plain Dealer All Cross Country Team
  • Academic All Ohio Cross Country
  • Set Numerous Cross Country Records
  • Regional and State Qualifier Track & Field - 3 Consecutive Years
  • 1st Team All Ohio Track & Field 1600 Meters
  • 1st Team All Ohio Track & Field 3200 Meters
  • All Ohio placing 8th in State Meet 1600 Meters
  • 1994 1st Team All-SWC Track & Field
  • 1995 1st Team All-SWC Track & Field
  • 1995 Track & Field Varsity Captain
  • SWC Scholar Athlete

1999 B.S. English, United States Naval Academy

Naval Flight Officer, Uniter States Navy

2004 - Present Information Security Analyst, Office of Nuclear Command and Control, National Security Agency

2001 - 2004 Airborne Communications Officer, Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron THREE, Tinker AFB

2003 - 2004 Ranked #1 of 23 highly competitive Lieutenants in Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron THREE

2002 - 2003 Ranked #1 of 33 highly competitive Lieutenant Junior Grades in Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron THREE

Top Secret Security Clearance




Drew Pariano - Class of 1995


  • Two Time SWC Champion
  • Four Time State Qualifier
  • Three Time State Champion
  • Four Year letter Winner at Northwestern University
  • Three Time Big Ten Placer
  • Three Time National Qualifier
  • Lee Kemp Wrestling Award Winner

, Cross Country

  • Four Year Letterman
  • Three Time State Qualifier

Assistant Head Wrestling Coach Northwestern University

Head Wrestling Coach at Cornell College



Lisa Bernard Rachul - Class of 1980


  • Swam competitively on FHS Boys SwimmingTeam. FHS did not have a Girls swimming team.
  • Established Nine Case Western Reserve University Swimming Records
  • First Woman Swimmer In Case Western Reserve University history To Earn All-American status.
  • First Woman Inducted Into The Case Western Reserve University Hall of Fame.
  • B.S Economics, M.A Accountancy Case Western Reserve University
  • Certified Public Accountant

Faculty Hall of Fame 2008 Inductees

Berniace Cherkala (1976-1998)

Secretary, Fairview Park Schools

  • Served under four Principals at Fairview High School
  • Served under three Superintendents for the Fairview Park Schools
  • Gave dedicated and professional service to Fairview Park Schools
  • Admired and respected by faculty and staff for her professionalism and expertise
  • Provided service to students, parents, faculty, administrative staff and the community with grace and dedication





Mary Mohnacky (1973-1993)

Donald Shafer, Ph.D. (1974-2001)

English Department Chairperson/Teacher

  • 1967 B.A. English, Bowling Green State University
  • 1971 M.A. Cirriculum & Supervision, Wright State University
  • 1988, Ph. D. Educational Administration & Supervision, Bowling Green State University
  • Created the Style Manual for Fairview Park Public Schools
  • Created Eight Curriculum Guides
  • Numerous Academic Papers, Awards and Conference Presentations

Earl Vanamen (1958-1981)