We are pleased to introduce the 2017 inductees to the Fairview Park Schools Hall of Fame

 

The Athletic Hall of Fame:   Pat Hoy '85, James Leffingwell '64, Brian Weir '91, Jeremy Zarins '91

 

The Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame  Tudor Dimofte, Ph.D. '00, Rene Hernandez, Ph.D. '72,

Mary Nock, M.D. '89, Stephen Senderoff '72

 

The Distinguished Faculty/Staff Hall of Fame:   Tony DiBiasio, Margaret Goebelt '31, Tom Kairis, Judi Norton

First Row L-R: Rene Hernandez, Brian Weir, Jeremy Zarins, Judi Norton, Tudor Dimofte

Second Row L-R: Tom Kairis, Pat Hoy,  Tony DiBiasio, Mary Nock

Not Pictured: Margaret Goebelt, James Leffingwell, Stephen Senderoff

Alumni Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees

Tudor Dan Dimofte, Ph.D. – Class of 2000

Institute for Advanced Study - School of Natural Sciences

·       2000 U.S. Presidential Scholar

·       2004 A.B. Mathematics, Princeton University

·       2004 P.A. Greenberg ’77 Prize for outstanding accomplishments in Mathematics, Princeton

·       2005 Masters Degree in Theorectical Physics, University of Cambridge

·       2006-2009 U.S. National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

·       2009 Fellow, Trinity College, University of Cambridge

·       2010 Ph.D. Physics, California Institute of Technology

·       2010 Caltech Clauser Prize for Doctoral Thesis

·       Numerous professional papers, articles and publications

Rene S. Hernandez, Ph.D. - Class of 1972

Manager of Research Alignment, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine, Research & Development

Neurophysiologist, United States Navy

·       1988 Ph.D. Neuroscience, Maharishi International University

·       Company Commander, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, U.S. Navy

·       Board of Directors for Veterans Moving Forward

·       Invited speaker for over 60 lectures at universities and scientific meetings worldwide.

·       Reviewed and edited over 315 scientific journal articles

·       Researched, developed and authored U.S. Navy policy on Physical Readiness Testing

Mary Nock, M.D. – Class of 1989

Program Director for Pediatric Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Co-medical Director for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

University Hospitals Medical Center and Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

  • Graduated Salutatorian in her class
  • 1987 Class AA First Team All-Ohio Volleyball Team
  • Member of 1988 Girls Volleyball team – Class AA State Champions
  • 1988 Class AA First Team All-Ohio Volleyball Team
  • 1988 Class AA North All-Star Team
  • Member of 1989 Girls Volleyball team – State Finals
  • Full Athletic Scholarship to Xavier University
  • Graduate, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency in pediatrics and fellowship in neonatology-perinatal medicine – UH Rainbow Babies & Chiledren’s Hospital
  • Neonatal research
  • Taught and lectured locally, regionally and nationally
  • Authored papers in peer review journals and contributed to textbooks
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research
  • 2013 Best Doctors in America

 

Stephen G. Senderoff, Ph.D. – Class of 1972

Scientist, Musician, Advocate

Biochemist, Researcher – SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals

  • BS, MS, Ph.D Northwestern University, University of Illinois
  • Identified drug pathways that resulted in dozens of scientific publications and patents
  • Committed his life to advocacy and service to those who suffer from Lou Gherig’s disease (ALS)
  • ALS Foundation Courageous Heart Award
  • Recognition by the Department of Defense Congressional Research Program

Athletic Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees

Pat Hoy – Class of 1985

Wrestling

  • Four Time Letterman
  • Two Time SWC Champion
  • Two Time Sectional Champion
  • Three Time State Qualifier
  • 1984 State Champion
  • 1985 State Runner-Up
  • Athletic Scholarship to Purdue University

Jim Leffingwell – Class of 1964

Swimming

·       1961 State Finalist 200 Individual Medley

·       1962 District Finalist - 200 Individual Medley, 100 Buttefly

·       1962 State Finalist 200 Individual Medley

·       1963 District Finalist - 200 Individual Medley, 100 Buttefly

·       1963 State Runner-Up 200 Individual Medley

·       1963 State Runner-Up 200 Freestyle

·       1964 District Champion - 200 Individual Medley

·       1964 State Champion 200 Individual Medley

·       1964 Co-Captain State Champion Swimming Team

·       1962, 1963, 1964 District All-Star

Brian Weir – Class of 1991

Baseball, Football, Basketball

Teacher, Coach - Fairview Park City Schools

  • Football – Three Time Letterman
  • Baseball - Four Time Letterman
  • 1988 – Member Sectional and District Championship Teams
  • 1989 – All-SWC
  • 1991 – All-SWC
  • 1991 – East/West All-Star
  • 1991 – Team MVP
  • 1991 – All-Ohio
  • 2000-2010 Baseball Head Coach
  • 2007 SWC Co-Champions – Head Coach

Jeremy Zarins – Class of 1991

Cross Country, Track

Cross Country

  • Two Time First Team All-SWC
  • 1990 All-Ohio
  • Two Time State Qualifier
  • 1987, 1990 District Champion Team – Lead Runner
  • 1988 District Runner-Up Team – Lead Runner
  • 1990 District Individual Champion
  • 1990 Regional Individual Champion
  • 1988, 1989, 1990 Three Time MVP
  • 1989, 1990 Team Captain

 

Track

  • 1990, 1991 Two Time MVP
  • 1990, 1991 Two Time SWC Conference Champion – 3200 Meters
  • 1988 District Champion – 3200 Meters
  • 1991 District Champion – 3200 Meters
  • 1991 District Champion – 1600 Meters
  • 1990 All-Ohio
  • 1990, 1991 Team Captain
  • 1991 FHS Athlete of the Year

Faculty Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees

Judi Norton (1980-2007)

Special Education Teacher, School Psychologist, Coach

  • Taught every grade level K-12
  • Developed the Middle School Learning Disability Unit
  • Cuyahoga Special Education Service Center – Teacher of the Month
  • Educational Computer Consortium of Ohio – Honorable Mention
  • 1985 Kiwanis Educational Achievement Award
  • 2003-2005 Special Education Department Chair
  • 1981 Lake Erie League Coach of the Year – Girls’ Swimming
  • 1984-1991 Head Boys’ Swimming Coach
  • 1984 SWC Coach of the Year – Boys’ Swimming
  • 1986 SWC Coach of the Year – Boys’ Swimming
  • 2004-2007 Head Boys’ and Head Girls’ Swimming Coach
  • 2005-2006 Fairview Park City Schools Teacher of the Year
  • Six Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Grants
  • Three Fairview Park Education Foundation Grants

Anthony J.  DiBiasio, Ph.D. (1975-2012)

Social Studies Teacher, Counselor, Coach

  • 1975-1977 Junior/Senior High School Social Studies Teacher
  • 1977-1978 Elementary School Counselor, St. Angela Merici School
  • 1975-76 to 1985-86 Varsity and Junior Varsity Football Coach
  • 1978-79 to 1984-85 Junior High Basketball Coach
  • 1978-2012 Elementary School Counselor, Fairview Park City Schools
  • Coordinated and wrote the Fairview Park School Safety Plan
  • 1992 Co-Authored K-12 Competency Based Guidance Curriculum for Fairview Park City Schools
  • Member – Western Cuyahoga County Schools Crisis Counseling Team
  • 2000-2005 Continuing Education Lecturer – St. John’s Westshore Hospital
  • 1989-1996, Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Education, Cleveland State University
  • 2012-Present Adjunct Professor – Baldwin Wallace University
  • Invited Speaker at the Local, State and National Level on School Counseling and Child Development
  • Past President of Fairview Park Education Association
  • Consultant to Area School Districts to create and implement Elementary School Counseling Programs

 

Board Member:

  • Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center
  • Community Fund for Assisting Missing Youth
  • The Conflict Resolution Center of the West Shore
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • Kids in Flight

Margaret Schaefer Goebelt – Class of 1931  (1950-1974)

Education, Music, History

  • 1931 Valedictorian of Fairview High School’s First Graduating class
  • Wrote the words to the Fairview High school Alma Mater
  • 1935 BA Capital University
  • 1944 Founded the Fairview Concert Orchestra
  • 1961 Master of Education – Kent State University
  • 1950-1955 Upper Grade Teacher  - Garnett School
  • 1955-1965 Principal Parkview School
  • Supervisor of Language Arts and Social Studies
  • Authored Fairview Park in Historical Review
  • 1977 Fairview Park Community Council Citizen of the Year.

Tom Kairis (1976-1984) (1993-2010)

Teacher, Administrator, Coach

 

  • Twenty five year member of the Fairview Park City Schools Staff
  • Developed and Implemented the Elementary Guidance Program
  • 1976-1984 Middle School Wrestling Coach
  • Assistant Athletic Director
  • Business Manager – Fairview Park City School District
  • Seventeen year Member of the Fairview Park Education Foundation
  • Chairperson – District’s Local Professional Development Council
  • Lead Negotiator – Three contract negotiations for OAPSE
  • Principal - Parkview Intermediate School
  • Implemented the Parkview Scholarship Program
  • Principal and Athletic Director – Lewis F. Mayer Middle School
  • Implemented Diversity Awareness and Bully Prevention Programs
  • Introduced Chinese As A Foreign Language Option
  • Developed Interventions, Strategies and Programming leading to Student’s and Academic Success
  • Presentations and Publications
  • 2003 Administrator of the Year
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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.

 

 

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