2019 UHS Hall of Fame

The Uniontown Area High School Hall of Fame was established in 2013 to recognize and honor the outstanding individuals and teams from Uniontown Area High School.   These individuals have distinguished themselves through their accomplishments in the arts, academics or athletics. Honoring these individuals and teams promotes a greater sense of school and community pride within our school. To be nominated, one must have been employed by or graduated from UASD at least 20 years ago.

A few of the inductees spoke to the junior and senior classes during an assembly on Friday morning. The inductees were recognized during a pre-game ceremony before the Uniontown vs Deer Lakes Football game.  On Saturday morning a brunch was held in the High School Cafeteria and the induction ceremony followed in the auditorium.

Here is a list of the 6th annual inductees for 2019:

Dr. James R. Zaidan MD, MBA Class of 1963
Dr. Gary Brain Class of 1964
Dr. Darrell Uphold Class of 1955

Dorothy Houck Constable – Class of 1968
Edward “Al” Owens – Class of 1966
Natasha Malinksy – Class of 1999

Tom Hull – Class of 1970
Tom Holliday – Class of 1971
Randall Cramer – Class of 1963

Special Recognition:
Tony “Merc” Mercadante – Class of 1964
Fayette CTI Mary Ann Rider – Class of 1979
Coach Robert L. Fee – Class of 1929
Team 1981 Basketball Team – State Champions

Footage of the student assembly, Pre-Game ceremony and Saturday Induction Ceremony.
Interview with coach Lash Nesser from the 1981 UHS State Championship basketball team. Includes clips from the game against Springfield Delco. The Raiders won the PIAA AAA championship title 73-61 at Hershey Park Arena.

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