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AKRON CENTRAL SCHOOL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –
WALL OF FAME COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES 2017 INDUCTEES
AKRON, NEW YORK (June 1, 2017) – The Akron Central School District Athletic Wall of Fame committee is pleased to announce the 2017 inductees. Three individual athletes and one team will be honored at a ceremony to be held during the school’s homecoming festivities scheduled for Friday, October 6, 2017.
The 2007 Boys’ Soccer Team will join an elite group of ACS teams who are on the Wall of Fame. The team was Niagara-Orleans champions, Section VI Class B Champs, Class B Far West Regional Champions for the first time in school history, before heading to the NYSPHSAA’s Final Four State Championship in Canton, New York. Their 21 – 2 record was the most wins in school history and the 127 goals scored that season was the most recorded in Section VI history.
Individual inductees include: Joseph Alexander, Class of 1976, who was a three-sport Tiger athlete in football, basketball and baseball where he was captain of the team that became league champions; Colleen Forrestel, Class of 1977, a standout in gymnastics and as a diver on the boys swim team, competing in sectional and the State intersectional championships for gymnastics and winning N-O All-League and second place at sectionals for diving; and Jacqueline Barbookles, Class of 1998, who was a member of the Section VI Champion Cross Country team that earned third place at the NYS Championships, a member of two school record swim relays, Niagara-Orleans discus and shot put champion, school record-holder, Section VI champion and second place winner at the NYSPHSAA State Championships for discus. A more detailed description of their athletic accomplishments will be published in the fall as a feature of the Homecoming festivities.
A listing of all current Wall of Fame members is available at www.akronschools.org/athletics. For more information about the Wall of Fame, please contact Mr. Justin Gerstung, Wall of Fame Chairman, at 542-5040 ext. 6126 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|The Akron CSD weight room has been upgraded to a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning Fitness Center. The upgrades will now meet the needs of competitive athletes and recreational users alike. The upgrades include a multitude of equipment items from multiple power rack systems to rowing machines.|