April 23rd, 2016, Rensselaer, NY: The Alumni Association inducted five outstanding members into the Hall of Fame for their individual accomplishments and contributions to the Rensselaer City School community. Inductees included:

Walter “Coach D” Dlugolecki

Faculty, Posthumous

Barbara “Bobbi” Cochran Grube ‘62

Alumna, Posthumous

Richard McCabe


Marie Stark Mohan ’43

Alumna, Posthumous

Ronald K. Rucker ’68


2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

Walter (Coach D) Dlugolecki Barbara “Bobbi” Cochran Grube ‘62 Richard McCabe, Faculty Marie Stark Mohan ’43 Ronald K. Rucker ’68

The event, held at the Troy Elks Club, was attended by more than 100 alumni, friends and relatives who enjoyed a cocktail hour and dinner. In a break from tradition, this year's inductees were introduced by their respective nominator(s) followed by acceptance speeches by inductees present. Ronnie Rucker, being in Japan, delivered a video greeting and his personally arranged rendition of the Van Rensselaer alma mater.

HOF 2016 PowerPoint Briefing