The 2020 Legacy Award
The 1964 State Championship Boys Swimming Team
The 1964 State Championship Swim Team
First State Championship in FHS history
Five High School All-americans
25 team members

3 current FHS HOF members


State Qualifiers

James Leffingwell - Senior

John Russell - Senior

David Ballash - Junior

Douglas Ballash - Junior

Stephen Broker - Junior

Kirby Pilcher - Junior

David Williams - Junior

Edward Bettendorf - Sophomore

Timothy Fretthold - Freshman


Tim Terek - Senior, Manager

Richard Segrist, Coach


1964 Ohio State High School Swim Meet

200yd Medley Relay 1:43.7 New OHSAA Record

Steve Broker, Tim Fretthold, John Russell, Dave Williams

50yd Freestyle - Dave Williams (4th place)

200yd Freestyle - Ed Bettendorf  (2nd place)

400yd Freestyle  - Dave Ballash (2nd place)

200yd Individual Medley  2:08.9 - Jim Leffingwell (1st place)

100yd Butterfly - John Russell (2nd place)  received first place points

100yd Backstroke  56.1 - Ed Bettendorf (1st place)


High School All-Americans 

Ed Bettendorf, John Russell, Steve Broker, Tim Fretthold and Dave Williams


Kiwanis Club Edward Elliott Outstanding Athlete Award

James Leffingwell

The team receives the trophy and is declared the State Champions!

Coach Segrist gets a well deserved dunking!

Members of The 1964 Fairview High School State Champion Boys Swimming Team


Dave Alan Ballash
Doug Bryan Ballash

Ed Bettendorf
Bob Blankenberg
Stephen Broker
Donald Davis

Jay Dickson
William Foote

Tim Fretthold
Rod Fretthold
Ross Frick
Gregory Kappa
Jim Leffingwell
Jon Martin
Gary Mauks
Robert Mueller

Kirby Pilcher
Tom Proctor
John Russell
Jon Skeans
Tim Terek
Stuart Walters
David Williams

Jerry Young    


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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.  Other methods of nomination will not be considered.  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 2023 Induction, complete nominations and supportive material must have been received by March 1, 2022.  Nominations received after this date will not be reviewed or considered for 2023 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. You must include dates of when such achievements or record-breaking stats took place.


If you have articles and other support materials, please mail them to: Tom Kairis, Chairperson, Alumni Hall of Fame, ℅ Fairview High School, 4507 W. 213th Street Fairview Park, OH  44126. You may also email materials to:

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