By Kathy Kane
“New York, New York,” this year’s Signature Event, will be a dinner/dance at the Grosse Ile Golf and Country Club. All aspects of the event will be fun and kept light along with the honoring of this year’s Wall of Fame inductees.
The Wall of Fame honors men and women who have made significant and lasting contributions to the quality of education in Trenton and THS graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professions. This year’s inductees are Gerald Brown, Vincent “Joe” Porreca and George W. Mans.
Brown was lauded for his time served as a school board member, where he served in many capacities including president in 1994-95. He was instrumental in many TPS initiatives, including faculty training and facility maintenance. He also was involved with the renovation of the football field. His mantra in a school board decision was, “It must be good for the kids.” He had a stellar Trenton Police Department career, serving in many capacities, as well as police chief before he retired. He also served as mayor from 2001-2011. [Read more…]