Central Alumni to hold inaugural athletic hall of fame on June 1


'The Central High School Alumni Association will hold its inaugural Central Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday night June 1 at Chelo's Restaurant Banquet Room in Warwick beginning at 6 p.m. There will be a cash bar, hors d'oeuvres reception, followed by three choices for dinner, guest speakers, including long time R.I. high school sportswriter John Gillooly and the induction ceremonies.

Hall of Fame individual inductees will include Marvin Barnes, Bill Osmanski, Jimmy Adams, Stephanie Perry, Bill Kutneski and Bobby Thompson. Three Central State championship teams will also be inducted, including the 1954 Wrestling team, the 1957 Football team and the 1974 Basketball State and New England champs.

Reservations are $45 and can be made on the Central Alumni website at CHSAAP.org (click on Events) or by calling 781-2022 or 943-5557. Funds will help finance the growth of the Central Athletic Hall of Fame and the Central Alumni Scholarship Fund for Central seniors.


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