Six Set To Enter Old Town Hall
Old Town high school has announced its 2014 Hall of Fame class which will be inducted on September 26. The ceremony will take place prior to the homecoming football game and is open to the public.
Jeff Sturgeon and Marty Clark who were both part of the school's 1980 Eastern Maine Championship team is part of the class. Sturgeon went on to play at UMaine where he still ranks in the top 10 in both career steals and assists. Clark was the Coyotes varsity coach for 22 years making 11 tournament appearances and winning the 1991 class A state title.
Shaunessy Saucier ('01) was an all-state field hockey player and played at UMaine where she was a captain for two seasons. She is currently the head coach at Bryant University.
Barry Nelson Dana ('77) lettered in three sports and was a football all-state selection. He was the LTC offensive player of the year in 1977 when he rushed for 1,363 yards and 19 touchdowns.
Kathy Baillargeon ('79) was the schools first 1,000 point scorer in basketball and was a three year letter winner. She also letter two years in softball. Scored 31 points in a 1979 semi-final game on her way to being named to the Eastern Maine All-Tourney team.
Lionel Bishop started the boys and girls swim programs at the school where he coached for 13 years. Bishop served on the Maine Principals Association swim committee as its chair for 3 years, and was the Director of the state class A meet for 5 years. He spent 13 years as an assistant coach for the football team. Additionally, he was the school's Assistant Principal for 19 years and worked in the school department for 37 years. He was also the first recipient of the MPA's Assistant Principal of the year award.