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Fine Arts Hall of Fame

The Liverpool Central School District Fine Arts Hall of Fame was established in 2003 to recognize individuals who have excelled in the areas of Art, Music, Theater, or Dance. Since that time seventy individuals have been recognized for their outstanding conributions to our Fine Arts programs in Liverpool.  

Sponsored by V.I.T.A.L. (Vision in the Arts at Liverpool), a community-based, non-profit organization that supports the Fine Arts in Liverpool, this award will be presented annually in three categories:

  • Alumnus: An LHS graduate (who has been out of high school for at least 5 years) who has distinguished him/herself in the area of Fine Arts
  • Contributor: A community volunteer who has given of his or her time and resources for the betterment of the Fine Arts in the LCSD
  • Mentor: A current or retired LCSD staff member or administrator who has supported,inspired, and motivated the LCSD community in the area of Fine Arts

The 2014 Fine Arts Hall of Fame ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 4, at 1:00 PM in the Liverpool High School Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

2014 Fine Arts Hall of Fame Inductees 

2014 Contributor

Senator John A. DeFrancisco

Mr. Joseph Spado Sr.


2014 Mentor

William Quick

Diane Lansing


2014 Alumni         

Greg Evans

Jess A. Marley

The Fine Arts Hall of Fame Inductees since 2003: 

The 2003 inductees were:

Dan D'Agostino, John Iannotta, Leslye Jones, Edward Lisk, Don Lohr, William Mercer, Tawfik Mounayer and Joe Riposo.

The 2004 inductees were:

Abigail Kubert Cross, David Fleming, Mike Hipple, Lois Maahs, Tom Minardi, Lauren Murphy, Michael Palian and William Smith.

The 2005 inductees were:

Christine Turner, Elaine Fredenburg, Iris Mekker Stein, Jackie Farrington, Marie D'Agostino, Frederick Vare, III and Susan Bigler.

The 2006 inductees were:

ReBecca Hoffman McManus, Jacqueline Savage McFee, Mark Salatino, Richard C. Brown, Sharon Fulmer and Linda Loomis

The 2007 inductees were:

Ruth Adams, Bruce Bidwell, Linda Bidwell, Meribeth Dunstone, Jo Beth Lehrer, The Liverpool Community Chorus, Larry Luttinger, Pat & Frances Spadafore and Lauren Stuligross.

The 2008 inductees were:

Bill and Marge Claxton, Jane Enos, Angela Peterson, Jennifer Winn and Laura Winn Kane

The 2009 inductees were:

Gary Gocek, Michael Cunningham, James DeVivo and Wayne Killius

The 2010 inductees were:

Gloria Card, Mary Hettler, Matthew Boorady, Daniel Carno and Aubry Ludington Panek

The 2011 inductees were:

Mark Wright, Colleen Lisson, Leslie Nicoletti, Elizabeth Quakenbush and Bryan Steele (Polashenski)

The 2012 inductees were:

Lianne Coble, Jeanne Pizzuto-Sauve, Joseph Spado Jr. and Maureen & Dave Wood

The 2013  Inductees were:
Alyssa Brule, Matt Mulcahy, Anne Polashenski, Paul Valentino Jr., Jim Spadafore, Maria Knapp 


Sponsorship Ads: Be a Patron of the Arts!

Your personal or company ad will be listed in the program for the Liverpool School District Fine Arts Hall of Fame. Donations will support V.I.T.A.L. (Vision In The Arts at Liverpool… a not for profit organization dedicated to supporting art, music, dance, and theater in Liverpool) for the benefit of our students and the Fine Arts in our LIVERPOOL Schools. Donations will be listed in the Fine Arts Hall of Fame Showcase program. 

Gold $25
Silver $15
Bronze $10

Please send check (made out to VITAL) with patron name to:

Betsey McGee, Music Teacher
Soule Road Elementary School
8338 Soule Road
Liverpool, NY 13090
Phone number changes to:  453-1280

(Contact Betsey McGee at 453-1280, with questions).
L.C.S.D. employees may send to Betsey McGee at Soule Road Elementary School

Patron name: __________________________________________________________________________________

Donation level: _____Gold $25 _____Silver $15 _____Bronze $10

For additional information, e mail Dave Perry, Director of Fine Arts.

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