Madonna to honor hall’s new inductees

WEIRTON – The second class of the Weirton Madonna Hall of Fame is set to be inducted later this month.

The induction dinner will be held Aug. 23, at Williams Country Club with doors opening at 6 p.m. and dinner served at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $50 per person, with reservations made by contacting the high school at (304) 723-0545 no later than Aug. 15. Seating will be limited.

The Weirton Madonna High School Class of 2014 includes:

John Backel, School Service Award

Robert Canei, Male Athlete Award

Mel Coleman, Male Coach Award

Jane Andochick Kline, Female Athlete Award

Babe Lesho, School Service Award

John Greco, Public Service Award

Donald and Betty Gianni, Philanthropy Award

Diocese of Wheeling Charleston, Stewardship Award

The Madonna High School Hall of Fame serves to recognize outstanding alumni and school supporters for their achievements and contributions to Madonna High School.

Table sponsorship also are available.

Nominations to the Weirton Madonna Hall of Fame can be made in one of eight categories: female athlete, male athlete, female coach, male coach, philanthropy, stewardship, school service and public service.

To be considered for the athletic categories, a nominee must be affiliated with Madonna and exhibit sportsmanship, integrity, respect and commitment.

To be considered for the humanitarian categories, a nominee must be affiliated with Madonna and exhibit charity, compassion, generosity and altruism.

Each individual category also has requirements for acceptance.