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Mr. Dennis P. Clarke

Wall of Fame Class of 2017 Dennis P. Clarke taught at MMI for 36 years from September of 1979 to May of 2016. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from King’s College in 1976 and later earned a master’s degree in English from Wilkes University. Mr. Clarke was just the third full-time Spanish...

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Mr. Andrew J. Stofan ’22

Wall of Fame Class of 2006 Unforgettable, demanding, inspirational – these words have all been used to describe Professor Andrew J. Stofan ‘22. A gentleman of great integrity and character, Mr. Stofan was MMI’s longest-serving faculty member. As a student at MMI, Mr. Stofan was valedictorian of his class and received the Scholarship Prize for...

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Dr. David S. Wagner

Wall of Fame Class of 2014 Dr. David Wagner, a prominent Hazleton-area dentist, was part of the MMI Board of Directors from 1972 to 1983, serving as board chairman from 1978 to 1980. He was also a charter member of MMI’s Honorary Board of Directors, formed in 1996. Dr. Wagner passed away in February 2013....

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Dr. David Stiller ‘61

Wall of Fame Class of 2012 Dr. David Stiller ’61 spent nearly 30 years on the faculty of his alma mater before retiring in 2007. As head of the science department 1978-2007, he taught subjects including chemistry and physical science and served as the adviser to a myriad of clubs. He was devoted to his...

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Dr. William A. Shergalis ’58

Wall of Fame Class of 2008 Dr. William A. Shergalis ‘58 is the first alumnus to serve as President of MMI. As president from 2001 to 2008, Dr. Shergalis was responsible for enhancements to the curriculum and the addition of a second section of 6th grade and a third section of 9th grade. He was...

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Mr. Samuel Schaeffer

Wall of Fame Class of 2010 Mr. Samuel Schaeffer, one of MMI’s longest-serving faculty members, served as an English, Social Studies, and History from 1968 until his retirement in 2006. Mr. Schaeffer was much beloved by his students and colleagues and is remembered for his enthusiasm for teaching and his sense of humor. He was...

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Mr. William K. Rudewick ‘42

Wall of Fame Class of 2012 Mr. William K. Rudewick ’42 served as assistant to the president at MMI from 1975 to 1987. Prior to returning to MMI, he served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel. Throughout his life, he provided distinguished service to his country and the school...

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Mr. Joseph G. Rudawski

Wall of Fame Class of 2006 Mr. Joseph G. Rudawski is the longest-serving faculty or administrator in MMI’s history, having devoted more than 40 years of exemplary service to the school. Mr. Rudawski began his career at MMI as a faculty member in 1964 and also served as dean of students and guidance counselor. He...

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Mr. Nicholas Nemesh

Wall of Fame Class of 2008 Mr. Nicholas Nemesh served as an English teacher at MMI from 1958 until his retirement in 1991. He also taught Latin and Typing. Mr. Nemesh was much beloved by his students and colleagues for his intellect and wit and he ensured that his students graduated with excellent communication skills....

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Mr. Daniel Kostick ’54

Wall of Fame Class of 2010 Mr. Daniel Kostick ’54 has supported his alma mater in various capacities over the last thirty-five years. As an active Board member from 1981 until 1989, Mr. Kostick served on a number of board committees and was particularly instrumental on the board’s fundraising committee. During his tenure, the MMI...