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 and the Regional Scoring Leader, averaging 25.5 points per game. Both the 1967-68 and 1968-69 teams were awarded the Sportsmanship Award, given annually by the Hazleton Chapter of Basketball Officials. Mr. Makuta was also the captain of the golf team. The golf program at MMI began during his sophomore year. He played three years of golf and helped the team remain undefeated in all three complete seasons of golf play. He attended Bucknell University on a basketball scholarship and graduated in 1973.