Memorial Wall Of Honor Induction Ceremony To Be Held
The Plainville Board of Education and the Plainville Community Schools' Naming Committee will hold an induction ceremony on April 13, 2015 at Plainville High School for the Memorial Wall of Honor, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Jeffrey Kitching.
The ceremony, honoring inductees in memoriam Frank D. Steffany and Walter J. Majsak, will be held at the Memorial Wall of Honor in the east corridor outside of the Plainville High School pool. The ceremony will take place at 6:00PM, with a reception following immediately after in the Plainville High School cafeteria.
Mr. Steffany served as a member and Chair of the Plainville School Building Committee providing 20+ years of service including oversight of the addition to Plainville Junior High School, additions to the three elementary schools, Plainville High School 1970s addition of the pool and fields, building of the Plainville Municipal Center and building of the new Plainville Fire Department. He was a Marine, proudly serving his country in World War II, and was a member of the VFW Post 574. In addition, he was a member of the Town softball team, and was a local self-employed building contractor from 1960-1987.
Mr. Majsak was a life-long resident of Plainville, graduating from Plainville High School in 1944. He served as a member and past Chair of the Plainville Board of Education for 27 years and served on the Democratic Town Committee from 1948 until his death in 2012. He was on the Building and Grounds Committees for the Wheeler School, Trask School and Toffolon School renovations. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for four years. In addition he was a benefactor and friend to the Plainville Choral Society, YMCA, Rotary Club of Plainville, where he served as past President, and the Plainville Historical Society. He served on various parish committees for Our Lady of Mercy Church, and was a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Additionally he was a member of AARP Chapter 4146 where he served as statewide People and Representative Specialist. Mr. Majsak was employed as a salesman by the Torrington Plumbing and Heating Company of Waterbury, retiring in 2002.
The Memorial Wall of Honor is a permanent tribute to recognize local individuals for their service to the educational community. The memorial was established by the Plainville Community Schools' Naming Committee, which includes Interim Chairperson Becky Tyrrell, Lorri Goldsmith, William Petit Sr., Steve Martino, Lynn Davis, Kathy Pugliese, and Ex-Officio members Andrea Saunders, Jeffrey Kitching, and Steven LePage.
The Memorial Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony event is open to the public.
-Posted on March 23, 2015 at 02:16 PM
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