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Mary Beth Mischissin Broadt ’88

Mary Beth Mischissin Broadt holds the MMI record for highest average by a member of the girls’ bowling team, and led the girls to the only varsity Anthracite League Bowling League Championship ever won (boys and girls) by the Preppers. In 1984, as an eighth-grader, she was a member of the girls’ varsity team and...

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Richard L. Barletta ’74

Rick Barletta was a member of MMI’s State Champion, District 11 Basketball Champion, and Anthracite League Champion teams of 1973. After graduation, he attended Lycoming College, where he earned a varsity letter in tennis. He was a math teacher at Pottstown High School, where he coached the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams, and girls’ basketball...

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The 1993 Golf Team

Wall of Fame Class of 2018 The 1993 golf team was undefeated in regular season play in the Schuylkill League with a 13-0 record. They won the Northern Division, but fell short in the Schuylkill League Golf Championship to Lourdes Regional. The 1993 undefeated team members included: Philip P. Benyo ’95, Dr. Brian W. Coyle...

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Mr. Wilson L. Zehner ’81

Wall of Fame Class of 2017 Wilson L. Zehner ’81 competed at MMI as a member of the golf, bowling, basketball and baseball teams. He was named MVP of the golf team three times and helped the team to a 44-6 record over his four years on the team. During his junior year, Mr. Zehner...

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Mr. Stephen A. Makuta ’69

Wall of Fame Class of 2017 Stephen A. Makuta ’69 played four years of basketball and three years of golf at MMI. He scored 1,110 career points during his tenure on the MMI basketball squad. He was named both team captain and MVP during his senior year and was named the Anthracite League Scoring Champion...

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Mr. Lewis J. Matuella ’77

Wall of Fame Class of 2016 Mr. Lewis J. Matuella ’77 was an award-winning three-sport athlete during his playing days at MMI. He lettered all four years in basketball and baseball and two years in golf. He was MMI team MVP in basketball and baseball twice, was named to the Hughie McGeehan League All-Star baseball...

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Mr. John E. Hollis ’64

Wall of Fame Class of 2016 Mr. John E. Hollis ’64 was a two-sport athlete during his four years at MMI and was selected to the Fifth Team All-State in basketball in 1964. He ranks seventh all-time in scoring at MMI with 1,311 total points, including four points in MMI’s memorable 7-5 win over West...

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Mr. Michael Watahovich ’61

Wall of Fame Class of 2010 Mr. Michael Watahovich ‘61 played on the MMI Boys Basketball team for three years, and led the region in scoring for two of those years, in 1960 and 1961. Mr. Watahovich also broke the MMI Basketball all-time scoring record with 1,445 career points. In addition to his skills on...

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Mr. Robert J. Della Croce ’82

Wall of Fame Class of 2013 Mr. Robert Della Croce was a standout player during his basketball career at MMI and still remains third on MMI’s all-time high-scoring list with a total of 1,631 points. During his senior year, the 1981-82 season, he led the Anthracite League and the region in scoring. He also set...

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Mr. Shawn P. Gallagher ’84

Wall of Fame Class of 2014 Mr. Shawn Gallagher was a star on MMI’s basketball team during his four-year basketball career at the school from 1980-84, which included serving as team captain. He scored 1,109 career points, ranking 10th all-time, with his 1,000th point coming during a home game against Shamokin Lourdes, and grabbed 658...