Back row: Richard Wark Jr. ‘79, Gary Roberts ‘86, Joel Preston, John Preston ‘81, Superintendent Joe Kardash

Front row: Gordy J. Noel’s ‘64 daughter (posthumous award), Deborah Halacy ‘71, Alumni President Kathy Keenan, Virginia Habiniak Poole Cleary ‘69, Nancy Hardt ‘77, Tessa Ogren Kent ‘02

Missing from picture: Deborah Reimann ‘74 (posthumous award),
Joseph V. Polsinello ‘66


Congratulations to the following HOF 2023 nominees and the people who (nominated) them:

Virginia Habiniak Poole Cleary, 1969 - (Liz Rooney)
Jay Foust, 1981+ - (Joseph Kardash)
Tracy Foust, 1983+ - (Joseph Kardash)
Nancy Hardt, 1977 - (Julie Bink)
Joseph Kardash, Staff - (Shailyn Payton)
Tessa Kent, 2002+ - (Kelly Thomas)
Deborah Halacy, 1971 - (Raymond Halacy)
Gordon Noel*, 1964 - (James Van Vorst)
Joseph Polsinello, 1966 - (Kathy Baldwin Keenan)
Joel Preston, 1986+ - (Norm Preston and Brad Endres)
John Preston, 1981+ - (Norm Preston)
Deborah Reinmann*, 1974 - (Denise Roberts Wright)
Gary Roberts, 1986 - (Jeff and Denise Wright)
Richard Wark, Jr., 1979 - (Self nomination)
* Posthumous
+ also staff

It's not too early to start planning for next year. Do you know a Rensselaer High alumnus who you think should be recognized? The Hall of Fame is a great way to acknowledge a person's accomplishments. Below is the application link - Just fill it in and mail it to the Alumni Association of the Rensselaer City School District, Rensselaer High School, 25 Van Rensselaer Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144. If you have any questions, please contact us at .us. All applications are due by February 3, 2023. The Hall of Fame dinner will be in April.