Kenmore East High School and Kenmore East Alumni Association will induct eight alumni into its Hall of Distinction at 7 p.m. May 12 in the school auditorium, 350 Fries Road, Tonawanda.
The Hall of Distinction honors former students who throughout their lives have exhibited values, qualities and characteristics encouraged by Kenmore East High School.
This year's inductees include:
- David Bolinsky, '70, founder, director of E.Mersion Studios, LLC
- Glenn Butler, '75, food service industry executive, community servant
- Matthew Etu, '95, structural design engineer
- Dr. Mark Frank, '70, director of health care at the Center for Information Research in the Interest of Society
- Dr. Robert Nelson, 79, chair of the Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management Department, University of Delaware
- Dr. Mary Pittman, '70, president and CEO of the Public Health Institute
- Geno Principe, '74, managing partner, The Mansion on Delaware Ave.
To qualify for consideration, the nominee must have graduated from Kenmore East at least 15 years ago and must have exhibited Kenmore East values and qualities in an unusual and sustaining manner, which have not only influenced others, but have also contributed to his or her community.
The May 12 ceremony is free and open to the public.