The eighth bi-annual Penn Manor Athletic Wall of Honor banquet will be held on Friday, January 14, 2011, in the Penn Manor Library beginning at 5:30 pm with refreshments, dinner and induction. The cost per person is $20.00. Tickets are available by contacting the Athletic Office – Jeff Roth, Athletic Director or Cindy Bachman, Secretary at 872-9520, ext. 1867. The eighth class of inductees includes:
John A. Deibert (Class of 1959)
John was the 1959 Male Athlete of the Year for Penn Manor’s senior class. He lettered in Basketball (3 years), Baseball (3 years) and Track (1 year). In Basketball he was a Second Team All-County his junior year and a First Team All County his senior year. He finished 2nd in scoring in the league his senior year and was Honorable Mention All-State. John was a member of the Penn Manor Baseball team and also played on the Millersville Jr. American Legion Baseball team that won its section. John ran on a number of Relay teams for Penn Manor Track that competed in the Lancaster County League and District meets. John helped start the Millersville Slow-Pitch Church Softball League and was its first president. He was also an American Softball Association umpire for ten years.
Dana (Kern) Brooks (Class of 1963)
Dana was a three-sport varsity athlete for three years at Penn Manor. She competed in Field Hockey, Basketball and Tennis. The Penn Manor Field Hockey team won the championship Dana’s sophomore year. The Penn Manor Girls Basketball team won championships all three years Dana played where she averaged 20 points per game. Dana competed in Tennis (a sport she started playing only in high school), was a top 5 player for the team and lost only 5 matches in 3 years. After high school Dana played Basketball for West Chester University.
Ronald Hoak (Class of 1965)
Ronald played Varsity Soccer, Wrestling and Baseball his sophomore and junior years and Soccer and Wrestling his senior year. He was All County Honorable Mention for Soccer, home run champ and 1st team All County in Baseball his sophomore year. Ron was 1st team All County in Soccer and Baseball his junior year. In his senior year Ron was 1st team All County in Soccer and won a Sectional Championship in Wrestling at 180 lbs. From 1962 -1964 Ron played Jaycee Baseball and was batting champ in 1964 and MVP of the league. He tried out for the New York Yankees two times and played Semi-Pro Baseball in the York County League. Ron played fast-pitch softball, was named to a national all-star team and was inducted into the PA Softball Hall of Fame. He played for some of the best fast pitch teams in the 1960’s and 70s and was invited to try out for the US team for the Pan American Games in 1978.
Alissa (Mowrer) Bradfield (Class of 1991)
Alissa was a two-sport athlete for Penn Manor from 1988-1991. In Field Hockey she was an LL League All-Star in 1990 and on the team that was PIAA State Runner-Up. She was an LL League All-Star Softball player in 1990-91. Alissa played Field Hockey at Lebanon Valley College from 1991-95 where Lebanon Valley was Mid Atlantic Conference Champions in 1991 and 1992. She was 2nd in school history in points (146) and goals (66). She was CFHCA National All-American first Team, CFHCA Regional All-American First Team, CFHCA National All-Academic Squad, All-MAC First Team, MAC Fall All-Academic Squad and Team MVP her junior and senior year and was voted team Best Offensive Player. She was inducted into the Lebanon Valley Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007. Alissa coached Field Hockey at Cedar Cliff High School from 1995-1998 and is currently Assistant Field Hockey Coach at Elizabethtown High School.
Cameron Hollinger (Class of 2003)
Cameron is recognized as one of the most successful PA High School Swimmers in history. He is a seven-time PIAA State High School Swim Champion. He won his first State Title as a freshman (2000) in the 500-Freestyle. In 2001 he won State Gold in the 100 Freestyle and the 200 Freestyle (breaking a 19 year old State Record). In 2002 he won the 100 Freestyle and 200 Freestyle PIAA State Championships and was named Male Swimmer of the Meet. In 2002, his senior year, Cameron won the 100 and 200 Freestyle again setting two new State Records (44.69 for the 100 and 1:38.57 for the 200) and was named Male Swimmer of the Meet for the second year in a row. In League Championships Cameron won 10 Championships (individual and relay) and was named LL League Boys MVP in 2002 & 2003. In District III Championships he won 3 Championship titles in the 100 and 200 Freestyle. Cameron owns 7 school swim records, 5 LL League Records and 2 PIAA State Records. Cameron went on the swim 4 years, on scholarship, for swim power University of Georgia where he earned 2 Honorable Mention All-American Honors. He placed in the top 10 at SEC’s in the 50 and 100 Freestyle as a junior and senior and top 10 in SEC’s in relays as a sophomore and Junior.