Thursday, 12 October 2017 19:43

2017 Husson Hall of Fame inductees announced

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BANGOR - The 2017 Husson Hall of Fame class will be inducted in December, and the school announced its newest members Thursday afternoon.

The class will be made up of the 1970 men's basketball team, three-sport athlete Caitlyn "Butters" Butterfield Dyer, tailback Justin Lindie, basketball and softball star Amanda Pomerleau Waters, golfer Corey Poulin, and former women's cross country runner Angela Stauble Clark. All of them were nominated and approved by Husson's Hall of Fame board, and will be welcomed at a reception Dec. 1.

 

Husson athletic director Frank Pergolizzi is a member of the committee, and noted its difficult to come to a consensus given everyone has different criteria for what constitutes a Hall of Famer. He said so long a nominee made an impact on the greater good, they belong in the conversation for induction.

 

"To me, I want to see someone that not only excels themselves, but also provided the force for their team to excel," he said.

 

The ceremony will be at the Spectacular Events Center and Catering in Bangor at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $40.

 

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Jon Alba joined ABC 7 and FOX 22 in September of 2015 to serve as sports director and anchor. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University, where he served as general manager of the school's television station Q30 Television for two years.

During his tenure, Q30 was named "College Television Station of the Year" by the College Media Association in 2014, and picked up additional national award recognition as well. Jon has been acknowledged by the Society of Professional Journalists for his commitment to sports journalism, including his investigative work while covering Quinnipiac Athletics.

Prior to moving to Maine, Jon was a lifelong resident of New Jersey. There, he formed a passion for covering sports, knowing since age 5 he wanted to tell stories for a living.

In the past, Jon has worked at MLB Network, alongside MLB Advanced Media. Additionally, his work has been featured on AOL Sports. He can be contacted at [email protected] or on Twitter @JonAlba.