Alumni association plans Hall of Fame induction events

NILES – The Niles McKinley Alumni Association recently named the class of 2016 inductees for the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

Robert Marino, a member of the alumni planning committee, said this year’s inductees are: Donald Andres, Richard Bullock, Dr. Robert Buzzanco, Jeff Crowley, Dr. Richard Dinko, Nick Roberts and Robert Stoll as well as honorary inductee Anthony Ciminero.

He said the class will be inducted during a pregame ceremony Aug. 25 at Bo Rein Stadium, prior to the Niles Red Dragons football game, and then honored at the Hall of Fame induction dinner Aug. 28 at Ciminero’s Banquet Centre, starting with a 5 p.m. social, followed by dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets for the dinner are $30 and may be purchased by calling Joyce Mahan at 330-652-0870.

Also included in the Hall of Fame weekend is the first annual 5K alumni run and a one-mile walk / run on Aug. 27 starting at the high school.

Marino said Niles McKinley High School will be open 10 a.m. to noon the day of the run for those who wish to tour the facility.

The public will be able to see the newly established Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame in the school.