The Maplewood Richmond Heights Hall of Fame 2016 inductees have been announced. The honorees will be recognized during the homecoming festivities before the start of the soccer game on Friday, Sept. 23.
The Hall of Fame highlights MRH alumni who have made exceptional strides in their careers. On the MRH website: “It is vital to engage our community and past alumni into the current culture of our district and honor those who have helped pave the way for the younger generation of professionals who are continuing their education and entering the workforce.”
The 2016 inductees:
Clark J. Hickman — Associate Dean Emeritus, College of Education, Professional & Continuing Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis — on Twitter @
Martin J. Corcoran, Maplewood City Manager — profile is on the Maplewood city website
Robert W. Frick, 23-year career with BankAmerica Corporation, business consultant — profile in Washington University magazine
King “Iceman” Bailey Parson Jr., former professional wrestler — Wikipedia profile. State wrestling champion for MRH in 1969 and 1970.
Alfred “Skip” Watkins, MRH — MRH wrestling state runner up in 1965, assistant coach in the mid 1970s, head coach from 1987-1997. Skip and Diane Watkins were the 2015 Maplewood Citizens of the Year.
Dr. Pickett Pat Whitney Lema, Instructional Coordinator for the Pattonville School District, Retired, Asst. Prof. University of Missouri – St. Louis
The inductees will be recognized before the home soccer game on Sept. 23. The complete schedule:
- 4:00 – girls JV volleyball game vs. Brentwood
- 5:00 – girls varsity volleyball game vs. Brentwood
- 5:00 – Festival and BBQ opens
- 6:30 – R&B Band Performs
- 7:20 – Introduction of Hall of Fame nominees
- 7:30 – boys soccer vs. Brentwood