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Bangor Area School Board recognizes championship high school basketball team

By Olivia Albright, Assignment Editor / Web Producer, OAlbright@wfmz.com
Published On: Mar 25 2013 10:49:12 PM CDT
BANGOR, Pa. -

The Bangor Area School Board presented certificates of recognition to the Bangor Area High School championship winning basketball team at its meeting Monday night.

The “Slaters” were the 2012-2013 Colonial League Champions. They were also District XI 4A Quarterfinalist.

Superintendent Frank DeFelice called the names of each player and handed them each their certificates. DeFelice and Pamela Colton, president of the school board, shook hands with each of the boys as well.

Coach Bron Holland then addressed the board, telling them about the team’s long road to success. He also talked about a team trip to LaSalle University, Holland’s alma mater, to watch the LaSalle vs. Butler basketball game.

This year’s championship win was the first for Bangor Area High School since 1988. The Bangor Area School Board presented certificates of recognition to the Bangor Area High School championship winning basketball team at their meeting Monday night.