Five alums of Freehold High School have been invited back to Freehold Borough to be inducted into the Freehold High Hall of Fame.
The newest inductees are being recognized for their roles as athletes, coaches and horticulturists. The five will be honored at an April celebration at the Park 33 Restaurant in Freehold.
The 2013 honorees are as follows:
Joseph Henderson Sr. is being honored posthumously. He played football in the 1950’s and helped lead the football team to several Shore Conference Division titles.
Ed Henderson was considered one of the best baseball players in the 1960’s. He pitched and batted his team to the overall Shore Conference Championship in 1960.
Frederick Darke graduated from Freehold in 1970 and went on to become a famous writer, photographer, lecturer and designer for landscaping.
Rusty Mayes, graduated in 1986 and was part of the 1985 football team that marched through the regular season undefeated and won the Shore Conference Division title. They qualified for the NJSIAA state playoffs and became the first Freehold Regional High School District football team to play for a state sectional title in the playoff era.
Cicely Warrington, graduated in 1998 and was one of the premier gymnasts in the Shore Conference.
Heshy Moses, coached Freehold soccer teams until 2006. Moses had a 33-year coaching career, 25 of which spent as a head coach. He amassed a record 459 varsity wins, 14 division championships, two Shore Conference Tournament championships, six Central Jersey state sectional championships and a 2006 state championship.
The Freehold High Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday April 18. Tickets for the banquet are $50 per adult. Anyone interested in attending can contact Jerrilynn Acevedo at 732-431-8360 ext. 2010. Advanced tickets only, no payments at the door.
If you are interested in placing a congratulatory ad, $20 full page or $10 half page, in the Hall of Fame brochure please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. All ticket and ad requests are due by Friday March 8.
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