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Six Inducted Into Theatre Hall of Fame
During Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, the Marist College The-
atre Hall of Fame again honored those who have made outstanding
contributions to theatre at Marist. Inductees into the Hall of Fame for
2011 were Dr. Donald Anderson, Missy Payne DiNunno ’03, Diane
“Dee Nell” Hardgrave ’82, Jim Joseph ’91, Bob Mathews ’67, and Jim
Steinmeyer ’71.
The Hall of Fame provides an opportunity to honor contributors
while also inspiring current students to achieve excellence in theatre.
To be inducted into the Hall of Fame, alumni recipients must have
been graduated for at least fve years. Criteria include notable ability
to collaborate, exceptional work ethic, commitment to quality, and
abundant participation in any variety of positions or leadership roles.
Alumni achieving career success in theatre are also eligible for induc-
tion. Other candidates for nomination are faculty, staff, or artists who
have demonstrated long-standing service and dedication to theatre at
 Nominations are solicited each year from alumni and members of
the Marist community. The induction is held annually at the College
during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, and inductees, alumni,
family, and the greater Marist community are invited. A Hall of Fame
plaque listing members is on permanent display in the lobby of the
Nelly Goletti Theatre.
 Please send your nominations for the 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame
to Prof. Matt Andrews, director of the Theatre Program, matthew. Please include the candidate’s name, graduation
year if an alumnus/a, and a brief background for each submission. The
deadline is March 1, 2012.
Honoreeswho attended theHall of Fame induction ceremonywere (left
to right) BobMathews ‘67, Dr. DonaldAnderson, Missy Payne DiNunno
‘03, Jim Joseph ‘91, and Jim Steinmeyer ‘71. Honoree Diane “Dee Nell”
Hardgrave ‘82was not present. Below, alumni and their families enjoyed
the Family Picnic on Marist’s campus green.
Alumni Legacy Scholarship Awarded
During Homecoming and Reunion Weekend, the Marist Alumni
Association presented the 2011 Alumni Legacy Scholarship to Chris-
tina Cappo ’15. Christina, a 2011 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes
High School (Poughkeepsie, NY), is enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts
in English program at Marist and hopes to become an author or
college professor.
The Alumni Legacy Scholarship is awarded each year to a son or
daughter of a Marist graduate who has shown outstanding academic
and leadership qualities throughout his or her high school career or
college career (in the case of a transfer student) and possesses the
potential to succeed at Marist. Further details about the scholarship,
including an application, are available at
Christina Cappo ’15 received the 2011Alumni Legacy Scholarship. From
left are Christopher Cappo ’88/’00M, Christina, Gigi Cappo ’06, Marist
Alumni Association Vice President Marie Esperancilla Wicks ’86, and
President Dennis J. Murray.