Hall of Fame Celebrates 25 Years
Despite the snowy weather, a large and enthusiastic crowd turned out to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Morristown-Beard Athletic Hall of Fame on January 21st.
The event was highlighted by a keynote address from Lou Lamoriello, the CEO and General Manager of the New Jersey Devils hockey team.
Lamoriello spoke about his years as Athletic Director at Providence College before joining the New Jersey Devils and guiding the team to three Stanley Cups. He offered insight into his management philosophy, his approach to motivating others, and his keys to success. He also spoke about his business association with MBS Hall of Famer Finn Wentworth ’76 as well as the hockey careers of Randy Velischek and Bruce Driver, former New Jersey Devils who are now Morristown-Beard’s boys’ and girls’ ice hockey coaches, respectively.
Before the dinner, Headmaster Peter Caldwell introduced the 13 members of the Morristown-Beard Athletic Hall of Fame who were in attendance. They included: Spike Billings, Penny Boorman ’51, Nancy “Taz” Brower ’47, Brooke Billings Bulmer ’82, David Cary ’71, George Fessenden, Eddie Franz, Peter Hall ’50, Douglas Kramer ’71, Herman Kurz ’86, Kevin McDonald ’98, Burton Talmage ’49, and Finn Wentworth ’76.