Kathy Lehr talks with Brewster Rhoades, Chairman, and Teresa Lubic Director of Paddlefest about this year’s event.
Community Video Library
Coach Frank Russo, La Salle High School, 1983-Current: Unquestionably the finest coach in the history of LaSalle High School, Frank Russo has collected three state championships during his nearly three-decade tenure.
The winner of the prestigious LaRosa's ''Male High School MVP of the Year'' Award .
Ricky Bell, Moeller High School Class of 1997 - Though he only played two varsity seasons with the Crusaders, Ricky Bell was arguably the most accomplished of the three brothers.
David Bell - Moeller High School Class of 1990. The oldest of the Bell Brothers, David had the distinction of becoming the first-ever third-generation professional athlete in Cincinnati sports history joining grandfather, Gus Bell, and father, Buddy Bell.
The winner of the prestigious LaRosa's ''Female High School MVP of the Year'' Award.
Heather Mitts, St. Ursula Academy Class of 1996 - Arguably the greatest soccer player - female or male - in Cincinnati high school sports' history, Heather Mitts is also only the second athlete in Cincinnati history to win a gold medal in two different Olympiads.
Michael Bell, Moeller High School Class of 1993 - Picking up where his brother David left off, Michael Bell powered the Moeller Crusaders to their third Ohio State baseball championship.
Ron Russo, Colerain High School, 1984-Current: Ron Russo has clearly established himself as the preeminent girls' running coach in Cincinnati history.
Alice Sparks has been dedicated to her mission of improving the quality of education in Kentucky for many years and in many different ways.
Michael W. Hawkins has been a labor and employment attorney for nearly 40 years, yet during that time he has made time to mentor others and work in Cincinnati and across the globe to improve the lives of people of all races and economic strata.