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Christ the King set to honor new hall of famers

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Posted: Thursday, April 7, 2011 12:00 pm

   Christ the King Regional High School will induct six new members into its hall of fame at its annual awards dinner next Saturday, April 16, at 7 p.m. The gala is set to take place at the Middle Village school.

   This year’s inductees are:

   Bruce Giarraffa, Class of 1973, who is a video editor for live broadcast operations at ABC Sports and ABC News.

   Ryan Gunning, Class of 1993, who is chief of the Glendale Volunteer Ambulance Corps and chairman of the state Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Association.

   Susan Vitale Lipman, Class of 1973, an advocate for children’s education past president of the state Parent Teacher Association.

   Chamique Holdsclaw, Class of 1995, who led the Lady Royals to four straight state basketball championships and the University of Tennessee to three consecutive national titles. She also won an Olympic Gold Medal at the 2000 Games in Sydney, Australia, and plays for the San Antonio Silver Stars of the Women’s National Basketball Association.

   Susan Quinn, a member of the Christ the King staff from 1966 to 1995, and its librarian from 1981 to 1995.

   Daniel Austin Sr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of All Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village. Austin is a retired NYPD detective.

   The hall of fame was established in 1983 and recognizes individuals who embody the ideals, principals and mission of Christ the King, and whose spirit and generosity have led to extraordinary personal and professional achievements. Members include alumni, faculty, staff and exceptional leaders of the community.

   Reservations should be made no later than Monday, April 11. For more information on the event, call (718) 366-7400 ext. 272, log onto ctkrhs.org or e-mail











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