This year, 2014, is the 4th year
the AMHS Sports Hall of Fame has inducted members.
Although the 2014 class is smaller in size, the quality of candidates is equal to past years. Last year was the first year a team was selected for
inclusion in the Hall of
Fame. Members of the 1999-2000 Boys Basketball NY State Championship team traveled from as far
away as California to attend the induction ceremony.
of the goals set forth by the Board of Directors is to revitalize the Gym Lobby
that you enter for the Hall of Fame gala. This goal is being divided into two
first part is being completed as this is being written. The committee, with the
support of the Amityville Board of Education and the administration under the
new Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mary Kelly, has removed all pictures and
plaques from the walls.
awards and pictures are being cleaned and catalogued so the district has a list
of the many awards and honors our athletes have earned over the years.
Amityville building staff has painted the gym lobby
a light grey to lighten up the room and accented it with red to highlight the
red and gray school colors.
final process of the first stage is to replace all of the memorabilia in a
meaningful way so that each area in the lobby is dedicated to a particular
AMHS Sports Hall of Fame has its own spot for its honorees.
The second part of the project is to tackle the trophy cases. The plan is to clean
and catalogue all the trophies and plaques and display them in an updated,
Board of Directors looks forward to the completion of this project.
AMHS Sports Hall of Fame again awarded two scholarships of $250 each for the
female and male athlete that displayed leadership on a sports team. The
students must apply for the scholarship and write a 250 word essay defining
leadership and how they were
leaders on their respective teams.
again the awards were given to two outstanding students: Roxanne Roach and
Kaashief Morgan. Both winners are attending Delaware State University.
AMHS Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors continues to sell Memory Lane
bricks which are placed at the entrance to the track. The Memory Lane or Walk
of Fameprovides a lasting memory and an
historical gateway to our track and football field.
you are interested in purchasing a Memory Lane brick, please speak to one of the
Directors who will be happy to give you an application form. The cost of a
brick is $125. Thank you for your support of this project.
to the efforts of our webmaster Pat Linehan, we continue updating our website.
forms as well as other pertinent information can be downloaded at the site.
Amityville High School Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors thanks the Amityville High School administration and the Amityville Board
of Education as well as the community at large for all their support in making
the Amityville Memorial High School Sports Hall of Fame event a continuing