Fairfax Stars Induct 2012 Hall of Fame Class in Special Ceremony on May 23rd
Eight years ago, the Fairfax Stars established a Hall of Fame to recognize long time contributions of players, coaches, administrators, Board members, and volunteers.
On Wednesday night, May 23rd, the 2012 Class of honorees was inducted, along with recognition of 2012 Scholar Athlete Award winners, and several special awards. The event was attended again this year by Sully District Supervisor Michael Frey and we were delighted to be also joined by former Fairfax Star and Hall of Famer; Oakton High School All American; Duke All American; and current WNBA player with the Washington Mystics, Jasmine Thomas and her father Johnnie.
Previous Hall of Fame inductees also attended:
Bob Dix Aggie McCormick-Dix
Becky Fernandes Amanda Lockey
Ariel McKinney Myisha Goodwin
The Fairfax Stars Hall of Fame Class of 2012 includes:
Each inductee was honored with a slide show history of their life and basketball activities, all set to music...always a moving presentation to celebrate their contributions, both on and off the court.
In addition, Courtni Green also received a special player recognition award for her contributions during her three years with the Fairfax Stars.
A special team award was bestowed on the 2011 Fairfax Stars U16 Girls Nike Elite Premier Showcase team that finished the 2011 summer travel season as one of two top ranked teams in America, claiming the championship of the Nike Summer Showdown in Chicago, and advancing to the championship game of the prestigious Nike Nationals Invitational to close the season.
Other special awards were presented to David Facinoli, Sports Editor for the Sun Gazette Newspapers; and David Samoranski with Stimulant Design, who has helped support the techical assistance for the Fairfax Stars website.
Special recognition was also provided to the 2012 Fairfax Stars Outstanding Scholar Athlete honorees...
Outstanding Student Athlete Special Recognition was bestowed upon:
The event was held at the beautiful Waterford of Springfield banquet facility and was a sell out for the 6th consecutive year.
Congratulations to all of the honorees for this recognition and for their outstanding contributions to the Fairfax Stars and to our community.