2018 Foundation for Saline Area Schools Hall of Fame Class Introduced

 09/15/2018 - 01:29
The 2018 Foundation for Saline Area Schools Hall of Fame is pictured above. They are Sam Swartz, Kenneth Sturms, Sandy Nadig, Robert Phillips, Betsy Marl, David Johnson, Michael Jung and Deborah Budnik.

Hall of Fame weekend is here. The Foundation for Saline Area Schools Hall of Fame weekend began Friday with a tailgate at Hornet Stadium honoring the class of 2018. The group was introduced at halftime of the varsity football game. Then, the formal induction ceremony takes place at the Saline High School Commons with social hour beginning at 5:15 p.m..

The Foundation for Saline Area Schools Hall of Fame was created to permanently honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding individual ability, leadership, character, personal drive and dedication in their service to Saline Area Schools and, by extension, the community of Saline. The Hall of Fame is permanently displayed near the auditorium in Saline High School - visible to students, teachers and guests more than 350 days per year.

This year, the Foundation will be honoring the following eight individuals:

  • Mrs. Deborah Budnik - Distinguished Educator - Social Studies/Special Education Teacher 1984 - 2016

  • Dr. Michael Jhung, Distinguished Alumni - Saline High School Class of 1985

  • Mr. David Johnson, Distinguished Educator - Social Studies Teacher from 1969 - 2004

  • Mrs. Betsy Marl, Distinguished Educator - Elementary Teacher 1977 - 2017

  • Mrs. Sandy Nadig - Distinguished Service - Board of Education President, Community Leader

  • Mr. Robert Phillips - Distinguished Educator - Music Teacher/Fiddlers

  • Mr. Kenneth Sturms - Distinguished Service - Community Leader - SASA

  • Mr. Sam Swartz, Distinguished Alumni - Saline High School Class of 1995

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