The Schreiber High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has officially announced the six outstanding individual athletes who will be inducted into their Hall of Fame at the October 29 home football game. This year's honorees include:
Margaret Mamet Schaulis-Zion '57
Jon Fitzgerald '75
Kelly Kilcrease '82
Alison Heisler Fraser '85
Thomas Stanziale '88
Deborah Henderson Feil '93
The inductees will be honored at this year's Pride-in-Port festivities on Saturday, Oct. 29 beginning with a brunch at the high school for honorees, their families and AAPW board members; a ride in the Pride-in-Port parade followed by their introduction during half-time at the varsity football game.
*Class of 1957 Margaret Mamet Schaulis-Zion played field hockey, basketball, softball and volleyball for all three years of high school. She was junior varsity for one year and varsity for two in each sport. As a senior she was voted the best athlete for men and women's sports and she was a member of the GAA and its captain for sports night for the white team. Her education continued at SUNY Brockport where she continued to play swimming, basketball and field hockey. Her experiences led her into the field of physical education from 1961 to 1979; she credits Lee Foehrenbach for mentoring through this career selection and later in business. As a gymnastic coach she achieved both county and state levels of competition. As a physical education teacher in California she was the head of the decision making body for title IX which developed the program to be implemented by the County of Marin and the State of California. In 1973 she took a sabbatical to study teacher training in Israel. In 1979 she took early retirement and relocated to Israel continuing her career in adult education and physical training. Private industry became her focus and she began the first gym for seniors. This was also an opportunity for her to teach English to Bedouin children - a truly life-changing experience. She and her husband now live in Florida, as she became involved in the travel industry.
*Class of 1975 Jon Fitzgerald was a graduate of Port Washington High School. He played on lacrosse and football teams for three years. He played junior varsity for one year and varsity for two in both sports. In football he received All County honors and was selected for the Leo Costello Award given to lacrosse and football. In lacrosse he received all North Shore and the coaches award. He attended SUNY at Cortland and graduated with a BS in education. In college he was a varsity letter winner for three years in lacrosse. He was a starter for three years and earned All American honors in '78 and '80. He was a North starter for the 1980 North vs. South game. He has been an educator for 25 years in Fairfax County, Virginia. He is at the W.T. Woodson H.S. teaching English through the learning disabilities department. Since 1988 he has been the head coach of the varsity boy's lacrosse team and presently the all time leader with 176 wins. He was the Virginia HS lacrosse coach of the year and state champions in '95, '99 and '00. In 1994 he was selected as the Virginia State HS Man of the Year. He has maintained a connection in Port Washington by developing an exchange program with our head coach Ken Case and hosting our boys lacrosse team in '91, '95 and '99.
*Class of 1982 Kelly Kilcrease ran track for both the indoor and outdoor teams. He also played football for two years. His accomplishments were many and included membership on the outdoor track team that won the conferences, and participating in the NYS track meet in junior and senior year. He set records here at Schreiber in both indoor and outdoor track. He was also a member conference championship team his senior year and won a second place medal at the NYS track meet. He was invited to the eastern states as one of 25 top sprinters and received a 5th place medal. He attended Kansas University on a track scholarship and had a very successful career running in meets across the US. He finished his education at the University of South Florida. Since then he has obtained a number of degrees including a Ph.D. in productivity management from the Union Institute and University. He still is active in sport and volunteer coaches soccer, basketball and baseball. He is married and lives in Ridge, New Hampshire with his wife and two children.
*Class of 1985 Alsion Heisler Fraser participated in tennis, lacrosse and cross country. She was also sports night captain in '84 and '85. She played four years of varsity lacrosse and garnered many honors during her career beginning with most improved in '83, coach's award in '84, captain and MVP in '85. She was All County in '84 and '85 and All American in '85. She played varsity tennis for 3 years, received all division in '82, and all conference in '83 and '84. Alison attended Colgate University and earned a BA while continuing a very successful career in lacrosse. She was an all time leader in career assists all time leader in career points. In 1989 she was selected as the North east Regional All American by Brine and the women's international lacrosse association. After graduation she began a career in the magazine publishing industry working for different publications such as The Atlantic Monthly and Vanity Fair. She now resides in Connecticut with her husband Matt and children, Amelia, Thomas, Honor and William.
*Class of 1988 Thomas Stanziale played football and lacrosse at Schreiber for three years. He received varsity recognition for three years in both sports. As a football player he earned All Acounty honors in '87 and the Leo Costello Award. In lacrosse he earned all league in '86. All County and MVP in 1987 and '88. Thomas was the captain for both football and lacrosse in his senior year. When he graduated in 1988, he was selected to play at the University of Delaware, a Division I school. As a lacrosse athlete he was the sixth on the all-time high scorer list, two time MVP, All American Division I, North Atlantic Conference Player of the year and the captain of his team. When he graduated he pursued a career as a professional lacrosse player and was the 1993 #1 draft pick and went to the Baltimore Thunder. He has coached in Port Washington and is pursuing a law degree. Tom presently resides in Port Washington and still finds time to enjoy his musical talent.
*Class of 1993 Deborah Henderson Feil was a three sport athlete field hockey, basketball and softball. In field hockey she was All Conference in '90, All County in '91 and '92 achieving All State in 1992. In basketball she was All Conference in 1992, All County in basketball and second team All Long Island in 1993. In softball she was selected for All Conference in 1993. Debbie attended the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and continued her success in basketball. She was on the first team All New England Conference in sophomore and junior year and second team in senior year. She scored 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds and she was only the third athlete in the school's history to accomplish this task for both men and women. Her rebound total is the school record for mens' and womens' basketball. Debbie was one of a new breed of female athletes who pursued a career in professional athletics playing in Europe for two years. Her team was a Portugese team, the Amigos de Basquette. She has coached for CYO and school teams in the Roslyn school district. Presently she is a nurse at St. Francis and was recently married living in Seaford with her husband, Steven.