The Jericho High School Alumni Hall of Fame hosted their 27th annual Induction Ceremony recently. Students, faculty, administration and members of the board of education joined family, friends, members of the community and retired teachers, to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the 2017 inductees. The Hall of Fame was established to highlight the diversified accomplishments of Jericho alumni. Each inductee serves as a role model of excellence for current Jericho students.
This year’s inductees include: Phil Bildner, Class of 1986, New York Times bestselling author, attorney and public school teacher; William Passarelli, Class of 1983, cardiologist, teacher and volunteer for Hurricane Katrina relief; Craig Pinto, Class of 1996, founder of the National Celiac Disease Society, Guinness World Record holder, athlete and coach; Paula Finkelstein Rosenthal, Class of 1984, hearing-impaired advocate, founder of Hearing Exchange and entrepreneur; Robert Simon, Class of 1972, television producer for Quantico, CSI: Miami, Twin Peaks and many other shows.