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Hank Kapusinsky -
Entered in 1997 ... 1959 Haverstraw H.S. alumnus ... joins brother Gerry, inducted in 1996 ... swift and powerful running back who was a threat to score every time he touched the ball ... helped lead Haverstraw to the 1957 Rockland PSAL championship ... in 1958, his senior season, Kapusinsky set the Rockland County record (since broken) for points in a season with 76, achieved in only five games ... the same year, he scored 12 touchdowns, tying the existing Rockland record set seven years earlier by Haverstraw’s Bob Strack, also a Hall of Fame member ... Kapusinsky was a two-time All-County honoree and three-year varsity performer who finished his high school career with a then-County record 26 career touchdowns from 1956 through 1958 ... he also served as the placekicker ... he also played varsity baseball and ran track at Haverstraw ... was recruited by University of Georgia, the country’s top-ranked football team in 1958, but he transferred to the University of Rhode Island ... at URI, he earned All-East and All-Yankee Conference recognition ... set a school record with an 80-yard punt ... after graduating from Rhode Island, went on to earn a master’s degree from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut and a doctorate from the University of Sarasota in Florida ... was superintendent of schools in the Beacon, N.Y., School District.

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