WPCNR SCHOOL DAYS. From Elaine London, Hall of Fame.September 10, 2013:
Four White Plains High School graduates have been selected for induction into the school’s Hall of Fame this fall.
The Hall of Fame pays tribute to White Plains High School alumni/ae who have distinguished themselves in their chosen careers and/or have significantly and positively impacted the lives of others.
The 2013 inductees are: Dr. Scott Halstead, ’47, an internationally recognized expert on the causes and treatment of dengue fever; M. Howard Davis, ’54, Supervisor of Guidance for the White Plains Public Schools Alternative and Adult Education Programs for 30 years;David Corn, ’77, Chief of the Washington Bureau for Mother Jones, author and political commentator; Sorraya E. Sampson, ’84, President and CEO of The Urban League of Westchester County, Inc.
The honorees will visit the High School on Thursday, October 24 and will meet with students during the day. The Induction Ceremony will take place in the Media Center at 3pm and will be followed by a reception. The public is invited.
This is the seventeenth class of distinguished alumni/ae selected since the Hall of Fame was established in 1996, bringing the total number of inductees to 74. It is estimated that more than 30,000 students have graduated from White PlainsHigh School in its 117 years of continuous operation.
The inductees were selected by a committee of representatives of civic and school groups from nominations submitted by the public. New nominations are welcomed each year.