MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The Hall of Fame at West Virginia University's College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences is getting five new members.
The inductees for Friday night's ceremony in Morgantown are:
—Linda Carson, a retired professor and the founder and CEO of Choosy Kids LLC
—the Rev. George Nedeff, a former WVU wrestling coach who is now parochial vicar at St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Robstown, Texas
—the late Sam Pinion, a former Mountaineer football player who developed the fundraising group that preceded the Mountaineer Athletic Club
—Leon Ryan, general manager for Blazer IMG Sports Marketing
—and Alfred Purello, a retired Air Force veteran and attorney who still practices law in New York.
The award for 2012 Outstanding Alumnus goes to Stephen L. Douglas, CEO of the WVU Alumni Association.