Athletic Hall of Fame, 2007

Joseph Ashkar 1929 graduate.

  • Joined the HHS Faculty in 1936
  • Started and coached the first Wrestling Team at HHS in 1947
  • Served as Athletic Director, Student Council Advisor and Boys Sports Club Advisor
  • Recognized for his Dedication to Education and Athletics
  • Joseph C. Ashkar Elementary School named in his honor

Jim Starr 1938 graduate.

  • Lettered 4 years in Basketball and Baseball at HHS
  • Played Basketball on 3 West Branch Conference Championship Teams
  • PIAA Basketball Official
  • Played, coached, and umpired Baseball from 1935-1976
  • Played Soccer 2 years
  • Made significant contributions to keep Bodine Park in Hughesville

Beth Myers 1973 graduate.

  • Joined the HHS Faculty in 1978 as a Science and Biology Teacher
  • Girls’ and Boys’ Head Tennis Coach, 1978 to present
  • Combined team record of 698-245 (74%)
  • 18 League Championships, 11 District Team Titles, and 51 State Qualifiers
  • Inducted into the West Branch Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006
  • Instructed a Community Summer Tennis Program for 30 years and founded the Tri-Town Women’s and Men’s Tennis Leagues
  • USPTA tennis teaching professional