2018 Hall of Fame Bios

Pennridge Inductees

Brian Moyer- Brian Moyer graduated from Pennridge High School in 1982, where he played football, basketball and baseball for 4 years. Brian earned varsity letters and All Bux-Mont honors in all 3 sports. In his Junior year (1980-1981), he was an Honorable Mention selection in football as a defensive back and an Honorable Mention selection in baseball as a pitcher. In his Senior year (1981-1982), Brian was a 1St-Team All Bux-Mont selection in football at both running back and defensive back and he led the Bux-Mont league in rushing yards and was second in points scored. In basketball that year, Brian was an Honorable Mention All Bux-Mont selection at guard and in baseball, he earned 1St-Team All Bux-Mont honors as a pitcher. Brian garnered Honorable Mention notice on the All-District 1 Football Team in 1981 and he was chosen as a First1-Team selection on several All-Area Football Teams that year. Brian completed his high school career by playing in the Bucks County Lions Club Football All Star Game in June, 1982 and he was selected as Pennridge's Male Scholar Athlete as a senior. He was also honored in Philadelphia by the National Football Club and Hall of Fame as the Bux-Mont League Scholar Athlete in his senior year and Souderton High School honored him at their team banquet with their 1981 Outstanding Opponent Award and trophy. Finally, Brian holds the record for the longest punt in Bux-Mont history (69 yards). Brian went on to play football at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned 2 varsity letters and was a starter at wide receiver. Brian was a member of 3 Ivy League championship teams (freshman not varsity eligible at the time in the Ivy League) and he was a 2nd-Team All-Ivy League selection at wide receiver in 1985. Brian won the Penn Football Club Award in 1985 'an award given to a senior who by reason of scholastic achievement, competitive spirit, sportsmanship, cooperation and unselfish devotion to the team, has brought honor and distinction to himself, his coaches and his team". Brian graduated with a BS Degree in Marketing and Management from the Wharton School of Business in 1986. Brian played American Legion baseball for Pennridge from 1981-1982 and he played for Souderton in the Perkiomen Valley Twi-light League from 1983-1985, where he was an All Star during all 3 seasons. He also played for St. Paul's UCC in the Pennridge Church Softball League and he helped with the Pennridge Little League All Star teams during these years. After graduating from Penn, Brian moved to West Chester, PA, where he currently resides, and he was active as a youth coach in football, basketball, baseball and lacrosse for many years. Brian has a wife, Jennifer, and 2 children, Taylor and Brandon. Taylor was a gymnast at Temple University and Brandon currently plays lacrosse at Muhlenberg College.

Susan Groff Hadfield- was a Pennridge High School graduate who excelled in Swimming and Track. Susan participated for the Pennridge summer swim team for 11 years and won a Bux Mont League championship. She was a team individual record holder as well as the league record holder in the (50) Freestyle. While swimming for the Upper Bucks YMCA (Quakertown, PA)., she was a State Qualifier and still maintains the team records in the 200 freestyles and 50 breaststrokes. She as 3-year varsity letter winner, and former Team record holder for the Pennridge High School Swim Team where she received a NCAA Division I scholarship to Rider University for swimming. Susan was a 3-year varsity letter winner in track and field where she participated in Shot Put and Discuss. Her track accomplishments included League Champion (Shot put & Discus), District 1 Champion (Discus), PIAA State Qualifier in discus-9th place finish in 1990, Team Captain, Team MVP in 1989 and is still the Current Pennridge Team Record Holder in Discus (27 years). Susan Continued her swimming career at Rider University where she was a two-time Team Captain and the Metropolitan League Champion 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 1650 freestyle, 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free relay, 400 Freestyle relay and, 800 freestyle relay. She was former University pool and team record holder and member the Rider University Athletic Advisory Council. After graduating college Susan Dedicated her career to Teaching and coaching. Susan was the Head Coach of the Pennridge Gators, Associate Head Coach-Lancaster Aquatic Club (Coached Olympian Kyle Salyards & Kristin Woodring). Assistant Coach-Villanova University (Coached Olympian Maddy Crippen). Head Swim Coach- Ursinus College and Assistant Coach/Aquatic Director- Albright College (League Champions 2004 & 2005). Susan's teaching career began as a teacher-Souderton Area School District-(2009-2015), Assistant Principal -Indian Valley Middle School (2015-2016) and is currently the Head Principal- West Broad Street Elementary School (2016-Present).

Ken Bozzelli- Was a 1955 Upper Perk High School graduate where he was an outstanding athlete in Football Basketball and Track. He attended East Stroudsburg University where he was a 3-year varsity football letter winner. After graduation Ken began his teaching and coaching career at Bristol High where he coached varsity Football, Basketball and Junior Varsity Baseball. Ken became a Pennridge Ram in 1962 and had an exemplary 31-year career as a teacher and coach. From 1962-1971 he was an assistant varsity Football coach under head then coach Wayne Hellman. During those years the Pennridge Rams were Bux Mont league champions in 1962, 1963 and went undefeated in 1964. Ken was also the Junior Varsity Basketball coach from 1962-1970 and served as the Boys Varsity Basketball coach from 1971-1974. Ken returned as an assistant Varsity Football coach from 1976 to 1982. From 1976 to 1994, Ken was the Varsity Tennis coach. He had three Bux-Mont Championship Teams (1979, 1980 1981) and a 24-match consecutive win streak. While coaching Ken had a number of League Singles, Doubles, District One Champions and PIAA State Qualifiers. He also was proud to co-coach with Assistant Bob Dragottoa Pennsylvania PIAA mixed 'Double Champions Todd Ingram and Chrissy Yario. Ken retired from Teaching and coaching in 1993 but continued his love of sports by spending 3 years as a PIAA Football Official and 12 years as a Swimming official.

Willie Frank- Willie was a 1951 Sell-Perk Highs school graduate. He played football for 4 years where he was selected Co-Captain his senior season. He also played Basketball, Baseball and Track. After high School he attended and graduated West Chester University. While at West Chester he was member of the weight lifting team where he was selected Captain his Junior ands Senior seasons. Willie was also the colleges Track manager. Willie began his teaching career at Pennridge High School in 1956.where he taught Math and Physical Education for 37 ½ years. Willie coached Varsity Wrestling for seven years and Junior High School Football at Pennridge South for over 25 years. Willie was also the head Track coach at South for over 12 years. Willie was also responsible or starting the Athletic Training Program at Pennridge and held the trainers position until his retirement. Willie was a PIAA track official for over 33 years and well loved by his peers.


Quakertown Inductees

Becky Quinn- was a three-sport letterman who starred at Quakertown High School from 1986 through 1989. At Quakertown, Becky's prodigious athletic career started in 1986, when she was a member of the Panthers' field hockey team which finished in second place in 1986-1987 at the State Championships. Becky would really spread her wings the following year, when she earned three Varsity letters in Field Hockey, Soccer and Basketball. For 1988, Becky's accomplishments included first team selection for the Suburban One League, Liberty Division, in Field Hockey, and second team all-league in Suburban One in soccer. Capping off her senior year with a flurry of honors, Becky was first team all-league in soccer, second team all-league in Field Hockey, and Honorable Mention in basketball. Despite her vast accomplishments, Becky's high school career would only give us a glimpse of what a truly special athlete she is. Upon graduating from high school in 1989, Becky went on to become one of the most highly decorated female Olympic track cyclists this country has ever produced. Starting with a victory in the Collegiate National Championships in 1993 Becky would go on to capture five more collegiate national championships, All-American honors, and three Elite Cycling National Championships. As a member of the United States' National Team, Becky won five prestigious World Cup medals, was a member of the United States' Olympic Cycling Long Team on three separate occasions (2000, 2004 and 2008). Becky was an alternate on the Olympic Team in 2008, and finished in fourth place at two World Championships, the first in Melbourne, Australia in 2004 and in Bordeaux, France in 2006. Becky's impressive cycling career culminated in 2007-2008, when she was became the UCI Points Leader, adorning the fabled UCI Points Leader Jersey, as the number-one ranked rider in the entire world.

Thomas R. Renninger- was 1967 Quakertown High School graduate where he excelled in golf. Tom is also recognized as the 'Founder 'of Quakertown High School golf. From 1963 through 1967 Tom participated on his own and won numerous Philadelphia area golf tournaments while strongly campaigning for a Quakertown high school golf team to be established. In 1967 Tom won the Quakertown Jaycee Golf Tournament leading to his qualification in the Pennsylvania State Golf tournament. His hard work and efforts led to a temporary golf club being established in 1967 at Quakertown High School. In 1968 Quakertown, High School officially formed a varsity golf club. After high school, he continued his love of golf at Pierce junior college and Millersville State University where he became the number one player and captain of the Millersville University golf team. After graduation Millersville University, he was hired as a golf professional at the Indian Valley Country Club, eventually joining the PGA as a Class A member. During the years, Toms golfing awards included "Head Teaching Professional at Great Gorge Resort, NJ, and the writing of instructional "Pro Pointer" articles for Golf Magazine. In 1996 Tom was featured in the Lehigh Valley Golf magazine and in 1999 was selected as a member of a golf feasibility committee for East Rock Hill Township to help build a golf course in the community. During his fifty-four-year golf career, Tom has won over seventy golf tournaments including the Pennsylvania State Moose Championship six times on thirty-four different golf courses. In his seventeen years as a PGA golf Professional, Tom had given countless free clinics to promote golf and grow the game through junior golf. Tom continues his love of the sport having given clinics at the Quakertown YMCA, Souderton and North Penn High Schools. Tom has committed his life to golf by helping young players.

Becky Swartley Barrow- Was a 1968 Quakertown High School graduate, where she excelled in Varsity Field Hockey, Basketball, and Softball. Becky also participated in Cheerleading. In her senior year Becky was elected co-captain of her Field Hockey, Basketball, Softball, as well as captain of the Cheerleading Team. Becky's honors also included being selected as Quakertown's Female Athlete of the year, MVP of the Field Hockey Team and received the "Scholar Athlete Award". After high School Becky attended East Stroudsburg State College (ESC), where she played field hockey for 3 years. She graduated college with a degree in teaching but continued to play competitive hockey in the Philadelphia Women's league until leaving the game at age 45. Becky began her 25 Year teaching career at Quakertown High school in 1972. She was an assistant coach and head coach in Field Hockey and Softball for over 20 years, Becky's teams won numerous Bucks Mont league Championships and the 1980District One League Championship. Becky retired from teaching in 1997 and enjoys playing league tennis and golf in Green Valley, AZ.

Lesley Renninger- was a 1989 Quakertown High School graduate who excelled in softball. She helped the Panthers to three conference championships and was selected as team MVP in both 1988 and 1989. In her three varsity seasons pitching for the Panthers, she had a cumulative 76-12 record and 1.95 ERA, and earned 291 career strikeouts. She was also selected to the Suburban 1 All league First Team all three seasons. Renninger was awarded a full athletic scholarship to Division 1 Long Island University softball team. She was one of the most feared softball pitchers in the Northeast Conference during her career. The right-hander posted a 55-16 ledger and a 1.02 ERA for the Blackbirds from 1990-93. She allowed only 314 hits in 479.2 innings of work. Her achievements were not limited to the field however. Renninger was a 1993 GTE Academic All-American and the NEC's Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year two consecutive seasons (1992, 1993). Renninger is a member of the NEC 20th Anniversary All-Sport team. She was inducted into the Long Island University Hall of Fame in 2005. Lastly, Renninger was just informed of being selected as a member of the 2017-18 class of the Northeast Conference Hall of Fame. After graduating from Long Island University, Renninger pursued her Graduate degree in Counseling at Lehigh University and is currently the Director of Children's Wraparound Services at Penn Foundation.


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