Eleven individuals and two teams from St. Peter-Marian High will be inducted at the 15th Guardian Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Manor restaurant, Route 12, West Boylston.
Tickets for the ceremony and dinner are $50 and can be purchased by contacting athletic director Peter Jones by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (508) 852-5555, ext. 20. Ticket deadline is Nov. 10.
Jerry Azumah (Class of 1995) was a football co-captain and MVP in 1994, rushing for 1,840 yards and 31 touchdowns and winning a Central Mass. Division 2 Super Bowl. He was also outdoor track co-captain and MVP in '95, and went on to play football at UNH and with the NFL's Chicago Bears for seven seasons, making the Pro Bowl as a kick returner in 2004.
Jennifer Ford Breslin (1988) was a two-year co-captain, CMC All-Star, and 1988 Telegram & Gazette Super Team All-Star in basketball, and a softball co-captain as well as a National Honor Society member and junior class president. She was a basketball co-captain at St. Anselm and had a 151-71 record as SPM basketball coach from 1994 to 2004.
Caitlyn A. Clark (2002) was a T&G Super Team pick for four years in cross-country, and Central Mass. champion for three years, leading SPM to the CMass team title three times. She was a T&G Super Team pick in indoor track, winning the district title in the mile and 2 mile and the district mile championship twice in outdoor track. She later ran track at Assumption, and was New England USA Track & Field champion twice in the 5,000 meters and once in the mile.
Michael Germain (1984) was a heavily decorated hockey all-star, including a two-time T&G Super Team pick, and led the Guardians to the CMass Division 1 title for four straight years, making it to the state final twice. He was also a two-time T&G Super Team pick in baseball, later played hockey at Holy Cross, and won 225 games in 19 seasons as SPM hockey coach, qualifying for the state tourney 14 years.
Malachi Kelley (1969) was a two-year football player at St. Peter's, helping the team win the state Class A title in 1968, and played four years of varsity basketball as the Guardians won the Catholic Conference title in 1969. He also won a Catholic Conference title with the 1969 baseball team, winning the "Mr. Clutch Award" that year, and is now principal of Nelson Place Elementary School.
Christopher Kursonis (1994) was a football co-captain and CMC All-Star in 1993, scoring 11 touchdowns and 100 points as quarterback that year. He was also a basketball co-captain, played hockey, and was a T&G Super Team pick in baseball, a co-captain in 1993...