Monday, June 27, 2016

PHS Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Johanna Marshall a member  of the Hall of Fame and my sponsor stands to my right. Thank you Johanna.

2016 PHS Hall of Fame Inductees
Clifford R. Holmes, PHS Class of 1978
(Nominated, Presented & Inducted by PHS Class of
1978 Classmates- Patricia Barksdale, Chandra Jackson
& Robin Miller)...
Frank E. Coit, PHS Class of 1965
(Nominated by Stone Square Lodge #38
Presented & Inducted by Martin P. Cox, PHS Class of 1979)
Patricia Ann (Pompano) Malin-Non-Alumnus Staff (1967-1997)
Nominated by Mary Anne Lozak, Presented by
Mary Anne Lozak & Kathleen Conroy)
Harold Stanley Yood, MD, PHS Class of 1936
Nominated & Presented by Johanna Marshall
Dr. Yood waited 80 years between his graduation
from PHS to his election 2016 into the PHS Hall of Fame.
This is the 2nd longest wait for living Inductees into our
our HOF. Only Mills Barnes, PHS Class of 1919, Inducted
in 2001 (82 years) was a longer wait for a living Inductee.
Geraldine "Geri" Agurs, PHS Class of 1966
(Nominated by Barbara Rubin-Presented & Inducted by
Patricia Fields, PHS Class of 1964 & PHS Hall of Fame
Class of 2004 Inductee)
Martin P. Cox, PHS Class of 1979
(Nominated, Presented & Inducted by Charlene (Giejda)
Terraglia-PHS Class of 1965)
Not Pictured Julie Hodge & Donald Jones
Julie Renee Hodge, PHS Class of 1979
Posthumously Honored
Nominated by Vincent Nelson, PHS Class of 1979
Presented & Inducted by Martin P. Cox, PHS Class of 1979
Donald Jones, PHS Class of 2006
Nominated by Anthony "Prince" Graham
Presented and Inducted by Martin P. Cox, PHS Class of 1979
Award accepted by Mr. William Worley, PHS Principal
Thank You to all of our Honorees, Nominators, Corporate Sponsors, Scholarship Sponsors, Advertisers, Ticket Purchasers,
Brian Cole-Official Photographer of the Plainfield High School
Hall of Fame since 2012 & Official Designer of the Plainfield High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame Journal since 2015,
PHS Alumni Association Staff and the staff of Giovanna's Restaurant. A Special Thank You To Assemblyman Gerald Green, the Plainfield City Council & the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders for the Resolutions Honoring our Inductees! Additional copies of the 2016 PHS Hall of Fame Journals
are available for purchase at ($10 cash only) per copy.
Nominations to the PHS Hall of Fame Class of 2017 opened
on June 24, 2016, the nominations close on October 31, 2016.
The PHS Hall of Fame Class of 2017 will have a maximum of 10 Inductees.
The 2017 Class will have a maximum of 2 Non-Alumnus Staff Inductees
and no more then 2 members from any PHS Graduating Class!
The 2017 PHS Hall of Fame -12th Annual Induction Luncheon
will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017.
2016 PHS Hall of Fame Inductees (left to right)

I am very proud to be included with these illustrious Plainfielders.


  1. Congrats Doc! Quite an honor.

  2. Congratulations! Sorry I could not be there.

  3. Great! You deserve this. Congratulations,Doc.
    Bob Bolmer

  4. You deserve so much more for you dedication to this community... Thank you and congratulations.

  5. Congratulations and I would nominate you for the Blogger Hall of Fame of there were one.

  6. Congrats Doc!!!! I bet you have some great stories about your high school days in Plainfield. Would love to read about them.

  7. I agree that it would be great to hear some of your stories about Plainfield High School (in addition to more WWII tales)!



    1. They were to basis of my winged acceptance remarks. I was disappointed that my favorite one of which I was the butt fell flat probably because few knew French. i will rewrite it soon.

  8. Congratulations! Your service to Plainfield is both legendary and exemplary.