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Monday, June 27, 2016

Congratulations to Olddoc and the PHS Hall of Fame Class of 2016


PHS Hall of Fame, Class of 2016
(l. to r.) Cliff Holmes ('78), Frank Coit ('65), Patricia Ann (Pompano) Malin,
Harold Yood, MD ('36), 'Geri' Agurs ('66) and Martin Cox ('79)
(Photo, Brian Cole for PHS Hall of Fame)

Congratulations to Olddoc (also known as Harold S. Yood, MD) on being inducted in the Plainfield High School Hall of Fame, class of 2016.

The banquet and induction ceremony was held recently at Giovanna's on South Avenue. You can read more and see other photos on Olddoc's blog (here).

This year's inductees include --


  • Clifford R. Holmes, PHS Class of 1978
    • (Nominated, Presented & Inducted by PHS Class of 1978 Classmates- Patricia Barksdale, Chandra Jackson and Robin Miller.

  • Frank E. Coit, PHS Class of 1965
    • (Nominated by Stone Square Lodge #38 Presented & Inducted by Martin P. Cox, PHS Class of 1979).

  • Patricia Ann (Pompano) Malin, Non-Alumnus Staff (1967-1997)
    • (Nominated by Mary Anne Lozak, Presented by Mary Anne Lozak & Kathleen Conroy).

  • Harold Stanley Yood, MD, PHS Class of 1936
    • Nominated & Presented by Johanna Marshall. Dr. Yood waited 80 years between his graduation from PHS to his election 2016 into the PHS Hall of Fame. This is the 2nd longest wait for living Inductees into our our HOF. Only Mills Barnes, PHS Class of 1919, Inducted in 2001 (82 years) was a longer wait for a living Inductee.

  • Geraldine "Geri" Agurs, PHS Class of 1966
    • (Nominated by Barbara Rubin-Presented & Inducted by Patricia Fields, PHS Class of 1964 & PHS Hall of Fame Class of 2004 Inductee).

  • Martin P. Cox, PHS Class of 1979
    • (Nominated, Presented & Inducted by Charlene (Giejda) Terraglia-PHS Class of 1965)

Not Pictured: Julie Hodge & Donald Jones. Julie Renee Hodge, PHS Class of 1979, Posthumously Honored. Nominated by Vincent Nelson, PHS Class of 1979, Presented & Inducted by Martin P. Cox, PHS Class of 1979. Donald Jones, PHS Class of 2006. Nominated by Anthony "Prince" Graham. Presented and Inducted by Martin P. Cox, PHS Class of 1979. Award accepted by Mr. William Worley, PHS Principal.

Congratulations to all this year's honorees!



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