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CRUSADERS HALL OF FAME

The Boston Crusaders are currently accepting nominations for the 2016 hall of fame class. Past inductees include the most influential teachers, board members, and volunteers from every generation of Crusaders history.

Do YOU have someone special in mind who has had an profound impact on the “Corps We Love?” The best way to honor this person is to nominate them for the Crusader Hall of Fame!

NOMINATION PROCESS

To nominate a candidate for the Crusader Hall of Fame, submit a letter of nomination to Dan Greer , Crusader Hall of Fame Chairman, following the outline below:

1. Include the complete name, address, home and work telephone numbers (including area code) for the candidate you are nominating.

2. Explain why you feel this candidate should be considered for membership in the Crusader Hall of Fame. (Please limit your response to two pages or less.)

3. Please document:

a)  The background this person has with the Crusaders.
b)  Their contribution to the Crusaders.
c)  Their example for drum corps youth.

4. In your nomination letter, include YOUR name, address, home and work phone numbers (including area code) along with the date you completed and submitted the nomination. You may submit and nominate only ONE candidate per year.

5. Contact up to four additional people and ask that they submit a letter supporting your candidate to Dan Greer.  The nominations are rolling.

6. Letters may also be e-mailed as an attachment.

7. Any additional questions regarding the Crusader Hall of Fame or the nomination process should be addressed to Dan Greer . He can be contacted through the corps office @ 617-268-4600, or by email .


2016 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Tom Spataro
Ken Flanagan

We are so proud and thankful for everything these men have given to our organization! 


PAST HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

2001
Father Connolly
Joseph Whitman
Joseph and Felcia Dowling
Anthony J. Smith

2002
William L. Binford
Paul J. Pitts
Donato J. Rinaldi
Michael J. Woodall

2003
Ed Denon
Gerry Shellmer
Neal Smith
Daniel Pitts
Joseph Ricci

2004
James P. Cronin
David F. Simon
James ‘G’ Watts

2005
Tony DiCarlo
Paul & Nancy Gowern
Dan & Melissa Greer
Paul Palange
Jim Stokinger

2006
Paul Bush
Neil Connolly
Bob Devlin
Joseph P. Kennedy
Patty Marshall Stine
Howard Weinstein
Recognizing the 1973 Boston Crusaders

2007
Steve Dolley
Bob Griffin
Pat LaSelva
Chris Raichle
Recognizing the 1967 Boston Crusaders

2008
George Bevilacqua
Paul Byrne
Steve Cirillo
Wayne and Alyce Hayden
John Montgomery
Helen Taylor
Recognizing the 1957/1958 Hyde Park Crusaders

2009
Recognizing the 1979 and 1999 Boston Crusaders

2010
Jim and Ann Hughes
Jason W. Maxner
Jerry Noonan
Ed Rooney
Recognizing the 2000 Boston Crusaders

2011
Jack Laselva
Ed McCabe
Ricky Woodall
Recognizing the Most Precious Blood Cavaliers, Most Precious Blood Crusaders and 1965 Crusaders

2012
Tom Lizotte
Bob Bedard
Jim Lyons
John Lyons

2013
Tom Crowne
Richard Carlevale
Gerry Dolan
Recognition of the 1983 Boston Crusaders

2014
Carl Mayer
Paul Debassio
Paul Ward

2015
Michael Cahill
Daniel Dwan
John Lee

2016
Tom Spataro
Ken Flanagan