Clarence Central School District

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Class of 2005 Wall of Fame Members
 
Jeff Ellis
 
Ellis  
  • Class of 1986
  • Varsity Football - 3 years
  • Varsity Wrestling - 4 years
  • 7 Varsity Red Letters
  • Captain of the Football team as a junior and senior
  • Most Valuable Player as a junior in Football
  • White Letter in Football as a senior
  • Division Champion in Wrestling in '84 and '85
  • Sectional Champion in Wrestling '84 and '85
  • NY State Individual Wrestling Championship at the 215 lb. weight class in 1984 and 1985
  • Won National Freestyle Titles in '84 and '85
  • Won Junior World Freestyle Title in '84
  • Male Athlete of the Year in 1984 and 1985
  • Competed at Penn State University on a full scholarship
 
 
 
William "Lefty" Helms
 
Lefty  
  • Long time Physical Education Teacher and Coach at Clarence 
  • Coached for 41 years at the Modified, Junior Varsity and Varsity Level
  • Coached 7 different sports
  • Instrumental in starting many programs at Clarence including Lacrosse, Volleyball, Futures Volleyball, Modified Baseball and Modified Basketball
  • Very Active in Town Swimming, Baseball and Soccer Leagues
  • His Junior Olympic Swim Team and Town Track Team earned several Erie County first place finishes
  • 3 sport Athlete at Clarence
  • Competed in Football, Basketball and Baseball
Dan Garrett
 
Dan  
  • Class of 1984
  • Varsity Cross Country - 6 years
  • Varsity Indoor Track - 2 years
  • Varsity Track - 5 years
  • 13 Varsity Red Letters
  • 5 White Letters - Basketball/Track
  • Member of the 1983 Sectional, State and Federation Championship Team
  • Individual 1st Place finish at the 1983 Federation Meet
  • Competed on Clarence's first indoor track team
  • Sectional Champion in the 1600 meters during his junior and senior year
  • New York State Champion in the 3200 meter run
  • Currently holds the 3200 meter record
  • Male Athlete of the Year in 1984

 
Kathleen Sweet
 
Kathleen  
  • Class of 1982
  • Varsity Soccer - 2 years
  • Varsity Volleyball - 2 years
  • Varsity Field Hockey - 2 years
  • Varsity Basketball - 4 years
  • Led Basketball team to four straight Sectional Titles
  • Set records for most points in a game (45), season (618), and career (1448).
  • Member of Far West Regional Championship teams in junior and senior year
  • Most Valuable Player at the 1982 State Basketball Tournament
  • Attended Boston College on a full athletic scholarship

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