The Schreiber High School Hall of Fame Committee has announced its most recent inductees. Six outstanding athletes were honored at homecoming this year.
(L. to r.-bottom row) Lisa Bradley, Charles Karazia, Brian Tomeo; (top row) James Murchie, Roger Sexaur, Anthony Schettino.
This year's honorees are:
Charles A. Karazia 1933
James Murchie 1975
Roger Sexauer 1976
Lisa Bradley 1983
Anthony Schettino 1990
Brian Tomeo 1990
The inductees were honored at this year's Pride-in-Port festivities, with a continental breakfast at the High School for honorees and their families. They then took part in the Pride-in-Port parade followed by their introduction during half time at the Varsity Football Game.
Charles A. Karazia (1933) was a three-sport athlete, football, basketball and track who lettered in every sport from freshman to senior year. He attended the University of New Hampshire and continued a very successful career in sports. Some of his honors included membership on the All New England team and All American in Lacrosse and being selected for the College All Stars in Football. Charles was with the Ninth Air Force during WWII and held the rank of Lt. Colonel in command of the fourth Service Group. He presently resides in Great Neck and has two sons and five grandchildren.
James Murchie (1975) was a race walker in high school. He was a National Jr. AAU Champion, New York State Champion and a two time member of the US National Jr. Track and Field team (1974 and 1975). He held and broke the record for the 1-mile race walk at both the State and National level. He attended Rice University and did graduate work at Harvard. He is married and resides in Connecticut with his three children and is the founder of Lawhill Capital Partners.
Roger Sexauer (1976) was a football and lacrosse player. He received All County recognition in Football and was selected as a first team All State Defensive Back, and a member of the New York Daily News All Star Team. In Lacrosse, he received All Division as a midfielder. Roger attended the US Naval Academy and then served 8 years with the US Nuclear Submarine Force. He is currently a Vice President for General Dynamics Electric Boat. Roger is married and resides in Maryland with his wife and three children.
Lisa Bradley (1983) participated in Cross-Country and Winter and Spring Track. Her event was the 400M hurdles and she was the LI record holder and went on to compete at the State (2nd) and the Nationals (5th). She attended Yale University and then the University of Michigan for an MBA. She has just returned from Germany and is living in New Jersey working as a Director for Hoffman-La Roche.
Anthony Schettino Jr. (1990) participated in a number of sports but focused his efforts in Wrestling. He was an All Conference and All County Wrestler and went on a wrestling scholarship to Southern Connecticut State University. In college he was selected as an All Regional winner. In 1993, he returned to Port Washington to become the Junior Varsity wrestling coach. He and Mr. Busby have been successful keeping the winning tradition alive. After completing his degree at Long Island University, he was hired to teach reading and computers at the Greenvale School. He is married and resides with his wife in South Huntington.
Brian Tomeo (1990) played lacrosse and football. He earned the prestigious Jim Brown award and was selected as an All American in lacrosse his senior year. Brian was captain of the Empire State Games Team representing Long Island. At Princeton, he was a four-year varsity starter and received the Higgenbothem award and an All Ivy selection in his senior year. Currently, he is a Vice President at Chase Manhattan Bank and living in Manhattan.