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    An Honor Like No Other!
    Meet the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

    15 alumni have been accepted into the Hall of Fame for 2019.
    Click here for the June 2019 news release.

    The 2019 selected inductees are:

    • Herbert Abelson, ’58, celebrated medical researcher, pediatrician and leader in academic medicine
    • David Bass, ’08, NFL linebacker with the New York Jets and community volunteer
    • Gregg Berger, ’68, internationally-known actor, voice-over artist and author
    • Allieze Ruby Curry, ’71, educator and academic leader in the St. Louis Community College system
    • Gale Epstein, ’64, avant-garde lingerie fashion designer and cutting-edge business leader
    • Hadiyah-Nicole Green, ’99, physicist, cancer researcher and founder of the Ora Lee Smith Cancer Research Foundation
    • Sheldon Kaplan, ’65, pediatrician and educational leader in the study of infectious diseases
    • Carol Kaplan-Lyss, ’59, educator, child development expert, author and community volunteer
    • The late Zale Kessler, ’56, Broadway and screen actor and operatic star
    • Lester Pines, ’68, legal pioneer, educator and community service leader
    • David Prelutsky, ’72, medical doctor and leader in HIV research and treatment
    • Stephen E. Schwartz, ’59, chemist and researcher in atmospheric science and climate change
    • Mary Beth Tinker, ’70, community leader and social activist
    • Jim Olyn Triplett Jr., ’96, educator and community volunteer
    • Michael “Spike” Wilner, ’84, musician and legendary New York City club owner

    Induction Ceremony: Friday, October 4, 2019 

    Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel
    191 Westport Plaza Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146

    Heavy Hors D’oeuvres, Cash Bar & Silent Auction
    Reception 5:30 p.m.
    Program 6:45 p.m.
    ~ Cocktail Attire ~

    Click here for 2-page PDF of the printed invitation

    Purchase tickets online via UCHSHOF2019.eventbrite.com

    $75 per person (or to sponsor a student) by September 11
    $100 per person by September 27
    Gold Contributor: $150 per person by September 11
    (sponsorship of a student attendee & notation in the program)

    Event sponsorships are available. For more information, email dchase@ucityschools.org.
    For inclusion in the program, donations are due by September 11.

    Saturday, October 5, 2019
    Homecoming Saturday Activities:

    10 a.m. - Homecoming Parade 
    (Theme: The Cosmos)
    Click here to register to participate in the parade.

    Noon - Visit the Hall of Fame inside UCHS 
    (Free and open to the public - no registration required)

    1 p.m. - Homecoming Football Game Kick-Off 
    University City Lions VS Soldan Tigers
    ($5 adults & $3 children at the gate. ID required for middle and high school students to receive discount.) 

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