Special to the Transcript
Robert DeGregorio, President of the Winthrop High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee, is pleased to announce that the 2022 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks, 191 Washington Avenue, Winthrop, MA 02152. There will be a dinner buffet from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm, and individuals with tickets can arrive starting at 5:00 pm.
DeGregorio declared that the Induction Ceremony will begin at 7:15 pm. He stated, “We have chosen seventeen (17) individuals who have made significant contributions to the Winthrop High School athletic program over the years, either as athletes or as coaches, or through exceptional service, and one (1) team.”
The thirteen (13) individuals (and their WHS graduation year) chosen for their athletic accomplishments are as follows: Chris Beranger (2009), Taylor Brown (2011), Julie Dowson (2008), Paul Eruzione (2006), Courtney Finn (2009), Anthony Fucillo (2005), Dino Mallios (2010), Will Milano (2010), Matt Murray (2007), Anthony Poto (1996), Katie Ann Sharkey Marino (1993), Billy Sliney (1959), and Leslie Spinney Hatch (1994).
The four (4) individuals chosen for their special contributions to the WHS Athletic Program are as follows: Ruth Porter Bernstein, Sean Driscoll, Peter Grimes, and Richard Milano.
The one (1) team chosen for its athletic success is the 1992-1993 WHS Girls Basketball Championship Team.
Tickets for the 14th Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony may be purchased at the Law Office of Chris Tsiotos, 193 Winthrop Street, Winthrop, MA 02152. The phone number for the office is 617-846-9192. Tickets for the Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony are $50.00 each. Only those individuals with tickets will be allowed into the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and tickets are limited.
More information about the accomplishments and contributions of the inductees will be presented in an upcoming article.