In General

The recipients for this years Hall of Fame awards are:
Charles B. Elder, Sr., class of 1945
Mary Lou Simms McAllister, class of 1946
John Larsen, class of 1951
C. Greg Elliott, class of 1965
Sean Stackley, class of 1975
Willy Conley, class of 1976
Dereck Waters, class of 1998

The recipients of this years Golden Generals award are:
#1, Anonymous, class of 1968
#2, Ronald Wineholt, class of 1951
#3, Scott Trenner, class of 1975
#4, Linda Loeb Clark, class of 1960
#5, Gunther Werner, class of 1938
#6, Warner Mason, class of 1975

The 2020/21 THS Alumni Association personnel are:
Janet Kines, President, class of 1976
Todd Sestero, VP, unofficial official photographer, class of 1969
Kathryn McClelland Bojanowski, Treasurer, class of 1975
Jennifer Green, Secretary, class of 1990
Mary Osmeyer Weldy, Luncheon Coordinator, Office Manager, class of 1976

A special round of thanks and appreciation goes to Mary, for without her dedication and expertise, the luncheon would not have happened!


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Your Alumni Associations Reps for the Day

President Janet Kines (L), VP Todd Sestero, Office Manager Mary Osmeyer Weldy (R)


Charles B. Elder Sr.

Mr. Elder was a Korean War soldier, who became a POW after being captured during the Battle of Heartbreak Ridge in September 1951.  He remained captive until Armistice Day on July 27th, 1953, which coincidently, was Mr. Elder's birthday.  He received the Purple Heart after a long process, 50 years, due the records being lost after a fire.  More information can be found here.  He passed away on October 17th, 2017, and was 90 years old!  His wife accepted the award on his behalf.



Elders John Donohue and Ernie Bures from the Ensign C. Markland Kelly Jr. Memorial Post 174 of the American Legion Hall in Timonium MD, came with Mrs. Elder to be part of the awards ceremony.  John spoke about Charles Elder and how they assisted him navigating the path to obtaining his Purple Heart!  Many thanks to them for helping and coming to the luncheon.


Mary Lou McAllister

Mary Lou is local volunteer and community activist in St. Michaels MD, and is being recognized for her service and dedication to the town of St. Michaels.
More info can be found here




John Larsen

John had a long and successful career in the sports footwear industry.  He was a long time executive with New Balance for 29 years, and held the titles of president, COO, and president emeritus.  He is also Chairman of the Board for the United States Footwear Manufacturers Association.  Additional info here and here.



Greg Elliott

Greg is a physician scientist dedicated to the improving the diagnosis and treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension.
More information is here.




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Sean Stackley

Sean is an American engineer and former naval officer who served as the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition from July 2008 to August 3, 2017. He also served as the acting Secretary of the Navy from January 20 to August 3, 2017. As of September 2018, he is SVP and President, Communications & Networked Systems Segment at L-3 Technologies. He also served as a professional staff member of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services.  Much more info is available here.



from the Wikipedia page

Willy Conley

Willy is a Deaf actor, playwright, director, scholar, poet, novelist, photographer, and Professor of Theater at Gallaudet University.  One of his early achievements was becoming a Registered Biological Photographer after studying at RIT in Rochester.  Lots more information on his career can be found here and here.




at RIT!  from the TSU news note

Derek Waters

Gil Stange accepted the award for Derek since he was not able to attend.  Derek is an actor, writer, director, producer and creator.  He is best known for the creation of and executive production of the Emmy nominated Comedy Central series Drunk History.  In case you're wondering what an executive producer is, they are the ones who bankroll the production.  More info here and here.


  both from Google Images

Golden Generals Scott Trenner and Warner Mason

An award for contributors to the Alumni Association for their generous contributions of $10,000 or more!  Scott is wearing the shirt with the "T" on it....




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