Answer to Question No. 1: HOF member Sarah Brownell was the valedictorian for the Class of 1993 at Amsterdam High School. Sarah graduated from RIT with a degree in mechanical engineering. She has since devoted huge amounts of her time and technical talents to the development of solar powered sanitation systems in Borgne, Haiti. In 2009 Browned founded Friends of Borgne with a small group of people to provide education to the people of Borgne. To date, there are three schools with over 250 children attending through the organization’s efforts.Sarah is currently a lecturer at RIT in Design Development and Manufacturing at the Kate Gleason College of Engineering.
Answer to Question No. 2: AHS HOF member Ken Engle is the only person in the school’s history to coach the combination of varsity soccer, basketball and baseball teams. Engle coached the school’s varsity soccer team for 16 years, the varsity basketball team for four and the varsity baseball team for ten seasons. He also served with distinction as JV coach in all three of those programs.
Answer to Question No. 3: There are now a total of six women in the GASD Hall of Fame. Thy include the most recent female additions to be honored this year, Brittany Stahura and Maria Riccio.
Answer to Question No. 4: The four hall of famers who played minor league baseball include Brian Mee, Buddy Flesh, Gary Tuck and Joe Hage.
Answer to Question No. 5: The five hall of famers who played quarterback for AHS Rugged Ram football teams include; Pete Diamond, Buddy Flesh, Gary Tuck, Brian Bonanbo and T.J. Czeski.
Answer to Question No. 6: The only hall of famer with a black belt in Jiu Jitsu is the former all-everything lineman for the Rugged Rams, Richie Alteri. Richie also happens to be the only member of the Hall of Fame who can pick up the front end of a compact car as well!
Just a reminder; my complete 20 question Greater Amsterdam School District Hall of Fame Quiz will be distributed this Friday to every one on my Amsterdam Trivia Quiz mailing list. There is no cost to get on this list and you can sign up here. The Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be inducted on September 28, 2018. Make your reservations for the induction dinner and ceremony now at 518-843-4932 ext. 1010 or 1012.. And don’t forget, the Hall of Fame Class of 2018 will be inducted on September 28, 2018. Make your reservations for the induction dinner and ceremony now at 518-843-4932 ext. 1010 or 1012.