SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Athletic Hall of Fame, created to honor those who propelled Summit High School’s athletic programs to success over the years, is accepting nominations of former Hilltopper athletes, coaches, and teams for its second class of inductees.

Members of 'Hilltopper Nation', community members, coaches, peers, and others can submit nominations by visiting This 2017 class of inductees will be celebrated on October 5 during a banquet held at The Grand Summit Hotel.

The inaugural class was enshrined in October of 2014, and included.

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Donald Geddis
Gil Owren


Howie Anderson
Joann LaVorgna


1963 Football Team
1986 Girls’ Lacrosse Team

Individual Athletes

Mike Papio - 1961 - Football, Baseball
John Mallory - 1964 - Football, Basketball, Track
Tom Odell - 1971 - Football, Track
Willie Wilson - 1974 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Chuck Wiebe - 1975 - Football, Lacrosse
Tim Odell - 1977 - Football, Basketball
Theresa Gschwind McCullough - 1982 - Cross Country, Indoor Track, Track
Enzo Catullo - 1985 - Football, Wrestling
Tracey Burke - 1985 - Field Hockey, Basketball, Softball
Lindsay Burns - 1995 - Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse

Since its inception, the Summit High School Athletic Hall of Fame has provided more than $20,000 in scholarships to deserving student-athletes, thanks to the generosity of local businesses. For more information on how to support this effort, visit

"The Summit Athletic Hall of Fame is great way to support the Summit community and recognize those who have given so much to the SHS Athletic program over the years," said Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi.  “It furthers our mission of honoring the past and creating the future.”