The Birmingham- and Bloomfield Hills-based , a 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 Roeper alumni while they attended Roeper.
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 (class of 1997): A Roeper varsity basketball and track player, Glass went on to play basketball at the University of Minnesota, where she was manager from 1997-99 and was named Student Athlete in 2000-01. Now a Pontiac 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 (class of 1978): While at Roeper, Hill was named 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, 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. Hill is also an adjunct instructor at Wayne State University in the Africana Studies Department.
- Corray Lett (class of 2002): Lett is a past varsity basketball player and award holder in track and swimming. He currently lives in Macomb 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 (class of 1974): A past All-American football player and recipient of the George A. Roeper Scholarship, Scott was a member of the school’s varsity football and basketball teams. Scott currently lives in Reston, VA and is an investor services associate at ICMA-RC.