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.
More info can be found
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
Greg is a physician scientist dedicated to the improving the diagnosis and
treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension.
More information is
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
from the Wikipedia page
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
from the TSU news note
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
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....