BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., February 1, 2012 – Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based The Roeper School, a co-educational day school for gifted children, recently inducted four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame. Roeper Interim Head of School Philip Deely made the announcement.
The Roeper School Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1985 and recognizes the outstanding athletic achievements and contributions of the alumni while they attended The Roeper School. Each current or prospective member has been a graduate of the school for at least four years; was recommended by a current or former coach, player or staff member; and has reached a level of significant athletic accomplishment.
This year’s inductees include:
- Alana Glass (’97), a past varsity basketball and track player, went on to play basketball at the University of Minnesota, where she was manager from 1997 to 1999 and named Student Athlete in 2000/2001. A Pontiac, Mich., resident, Glass is a lawyer and professional development coordinator at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She is also a contributing writer for Sports & Money on Forbes.com
- Rev. Dr. Georgia Hill (’78) was past Athlete of the Year, captain of the school’s first girl’s varsity soccer team and leading scorer each year she played. A graduate of Harvard College, Howard University School of Law and McCormick Theological Seminary, Rev. Dr. Hill is currently a full-time minister in Detroit. She also serves as the chair of the Detroit Literacy Council, is co-chair of Reading Works Alliance and a member of the Ethics Committee of Harper Hutzel Karmanos hospitals. Rev. Dr. Hill is an adjunct instructor at Wayne State University in the Africana Studies Department.
- Corray Lett (’02), a past varsity basketball player and award holder in track and swimming, currently lives in Macomb, Mich. and serves as a rehab technician at Troy Beaumont Hospital. A graduate of Oakland University, Lett has been a basketball coach at The Roeper School since 2003.
- Steven James Scott (’74), past All-American football player and recipient of the George A. Roeper Scholarship, was a member of the school’s varsity football and basketball teams. Scott currently lives in Reston, Va. and is an investor services associate, ICMA-RC.
Founded in 1941, The Roeper School is a uniquely personalized, coeducational school for gifted and talented children in preschool through grade 12 from over 60 communities in southeast Michigan. With campuses in Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Roeper was conceived on founding principles that recognize the power of education, choice and self-expression, and the transformative impact these principles have on young minds. For more information, please visit www.roeper.org.