The Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1997 and gives Park School alumni the opportunity to recognize those who have contributed significantly to Park's athletic history. The Hall of Fame acknowledges student athletes, coaches, and contributors who exemplified Park School spirit over the years.

Inductees are announced at the Alumni Reunion in June. The award ceremony takes place immediately prior to the Reunion dinner.

The Park School Sports Hall of Fame

Joseph W. Allen '67
DeeDee Danahy Booth '65
Barbara Brizdle '61
W. Lawrence Buck '65
Stephen Cary '59
Dale Casto '54
John E. Clark, Jr. '68
Grier Livingston Curtis '62
Taddy Taylor Dann '47
Jim Derrick ’64
William W. Derrick '68
Timothy J. Finnell '58
Thomas Flood (D)
Gary R. Grelick '65
Margaret Walls Hamilton '61
Jill Robinson Harper '65
Richard Hopkins '78
Jerome G. Jacobstein '59
Kent C. Jewett '71
John Karrer (D)
Mark W. Karrer '73
Susan Womer Katzev '58
Jacky Knopp (D)

Gerhard Lang ’64
Donald H. Lischer '56 (D)
Howard Maierhofer '54 (D)
Ron Maierhofer '53
Wendy Caldwell Maloney '75
Phillip M. Marshall ‘63
Thomas A. Medige '77 (D)
Gary Mols '64
Herb Mols (D)
Chris Moore '96
James R. Morrison '68
Barbara Dodd Murray '60
Ted Nitterauer '64
William Porter '85
C. Allan Ryan '46
Duane Sevillian '71
Joy Grady Simpkins '45 (D)
Jennifer Smith '75
Mary Doolittle Taylor '40 
   and Sally Keating Walsh '40
Gary Vogel '74
Richard L. Vogel '68
Robert J. Wilson '55
Tom Zierk '54 
Induction of the 1967 Softball Team - June 17, 2017
Shari Abramson, coach
Tina J. Ball ’70
Priscilla Tirrell Bisher ’70
Caroline A. Bloss ’70
Enid Pastor Brown ’69 (d)
Carolyn Clement Clark ’67
Mary Elizabeth Ernst ’68
Janet Jarvis Hicks ’70
Catherine Chapin Kobacker ’67
Anne Strong McKenzie ’67
Gretchen J. Metzloff ’67
Wendy Baker Stephens ’69
Nancy L. Teach ’68
We need your help in identifying candidates. Criteria for nominations:

  • Must have exhibited outstanding leadership and/or athletic skills and possibly continued this in life after Park
  • Must have typified and demonstrated the Park School spirit
  • Must have been graduated for at least five years
  • Open to athletes, coaches, and contributors (i.e. managers)

Sports Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Please, no self-nominations.
If you have a strong knowledge of Park School athletics/athletes and would like to serve on the Hall of Fame committee, please call the development office at (716) 839-1242 x104, or send an email
In what sport(s) did the nominee participate?
if other please specify:
Founded in 1912, The Park School of Buffalo has the distinction of being one of the oldest Progressive schools in the country. Park is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 300 students enrolled in prekindergarten (3 and 4 year olds), lower school (kindergarten through grade 4), middle school (grades 5 through 8), and upper school (grades 9 through 12). Park is uniquely situated on 34 beautiful acres in Amherst, New York. The School’s campus – formerly a farm – includes a pond, marsh, gardens, and a greenhouse while being located just minutes from downtown Buffalo and easily accessible from many communities throughout Western New York. Park’s educational philosophy embraces active, student-centered learning, delivered by exceptional teachers who design and continuously update a robust curriculum. Faculty members approach each student as an individual within the context of a kind and respectful community. From the preschool years through college preparation, The Park School of Buffalo helps learners realize their own unique potentials and prepares them to be confident, successful, life-long learners.

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