The City School District of Albany inducted 14 new
members into its Hall of Fame on Oct. 8 at special dinner and ceremony
that recognized the accomplishments and acknowledgements of each. Please
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The 2010 Hall of Fame class:
front row, from left, Carolee Carmello, Eleanor Bartlett, Josephine Sano
John Bach (son of the late John Bach, who was
posthumously nominated). In the back row are John Velie,
Augustus Hailstork, Wayne Morris, Kevin O'Neill
(son of the late Larry O'Neill), Angela Koonce (wife of the late
Robert Koonce), Patricia Becker (daughter of the late
Ben Becker) and Ron Sontz.
At left, Augustus Hailstork signs a CD for a fan. On
the right, Becky Gottstein Holden, right, greets one of her
former teachers, Lynn Willigan.
Eleanor Bartlett, in the left photo, and Nancy Sano,
in the center right photo, catch up with old friends.
On the left, John Velie gives an
acceptance speech. At right, the Koonce sisters pose under the banner of
alma mater, Philip Schuyler High School.
Members of the Hall of Fame Class of 2010 had their
names inscribed on the Wall of Fame plaque at Albany
High School at a ceremony on Oct. 9. On the
left, Superintendent Raymond Colucciello, Ed.D., and school
board members Melissa Mackey and Rose Koonce Brandon
unveil the new names. At right, Carolee Carmello
poses in front of the wall.