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Albemarle High School Hall of Fame Inducts New Members

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The Albemarle High School Hall of Fame has some new members.

Its alumni association inducted seven members into the hall of fame to celebrate their dedication to the high school. The event, titled "Another Night to Remember," honors the teachers who taught so many students crucial life skills.

"We did get a solid foundation here in values and in how to study, how to be responsible, how to work together with other people," said Barbara Massie Mouley, an Albemarle High School alumna.

See the full list of inductees below.


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Albemarle High School Alumni Add Seven New Members to Hall of Fame

(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Albemarle High School Alumni Association will induct seven new members into its Alumni Hall of Fame on Friday evening, April 26, at Albemarle High School. Leonard Sandridge, the retired Chief Operating Officer of the University of Virginia and a member of the Hall of Fame, will be the guest speaker for the event, which is open to the public.

The special evening, titled, "Another Night to Remember," begins at 6:30 p.m., and the induction ceremonies will be followed by a reception with light refreshments. Those interested in attending the event are asked to register on the alumni web site, www.albemarlealumni.com. There is no charge for attending the event.

The seven new members include Paul Cale, Jr.; Marilyn Jones Fantino; Scott Goodman; Wilmer Leatherman; Stanley Maupin; William Raines; and Sherman Shifflett.

Paul Cale is a 1966 graduate of Albemarle High School, who later returned to teach at the school and serve as a guidance counselor. He subsequently relocated to South Carolina, where he owns a business and is an active community leader.

Marilyn Fantino taught English at Albemarle for 33 years and chaired the department for much of that time. She received the Virginia Teachers of English Award several times during her career and has been an invaluable contributor to such organizations as JABA, the Food Bank, Virginia Festival of the Book, and the Retired Teachers Association.

A long-time volunteer at Albemarle, Scott Goodman began announcing athletic contests at the school in 1976 and continues in that role today. He has called nearly 200 varsity football contests and more than 850 basketball games.

An author and legendary basketball coach at the collegiate level, Wilmer "Bill" Leatherman graduated from Albemarle in 1958. His 335 career victories as the basketball coach at Bridgewater College are the most ever at the school. Prior to joining Bridgewater, he was an assistant coach for James Madison University. He helped take both schools to the prestigious NCAA basketball tournament and won numerous coach of the year honors.

A highly successful businessman, Stan Maupin chaired several Richmond-area business organizations and served multiple times as treasurer on behalf of candidates for Governor, Senator, and the U.S. House of Representatives. A 1967 graduate of Albemarle, he is an active member of the alumni association and has been responsible for several improvements in the organization's outreach, including its web site and special event planning.

William "Willie" Raines dedicated 40 years to Albemarle County Public Schools as a coach (five sports), teacher (three subject areas), assistant principal and principal, and in the division's central office. He is a 1955 graduate of Albemarle and currently teaches at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Another long-time educator and coach, Sherman Shifflett graduated from Albemarle in 1960. He worked his way through college through a series of jobs while attending school and participating in athletics. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he later became a teacher, coach and administrator for Louisa County High School, serving that division for 31 years. He is a supporting member of the Albemarle High School Alumni Association and continues to be active on behalf of community organizations, including service on the Louisa County School Board.

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