5 to be inducted into hall of fame

Staff Reports

TROY — Five new members will be added to the Troy Hall of Fame during inductions ceremonies at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1.

The event will be held at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center in Troy. The public is invited and a reception will follow the inductions.

The hall of fame honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the community and who have brought honor and fame to the city through their achievements.

Those who will become members of the hall of fame are:

Richard Adams, Ph.D., founding superintendent of the Upper Valley Joint Vocational School, a Miami County commissioner and a three-term member of the Ohio House of Representatives.

Joan Heidelberg and her husband Robert (posthumously) the first directors of Brukner Nature Center and nationally recognized for their environmental conservation efforts.

William Lukens, one of the Miami Valley’s top industrialists and president of Stillwater Technology.

David Shedloski, internationally-recognized and award-winning golf journalist who has covered over 500 tournaments.

Joel Walker, former publisher, editor and co-owner of the Troy Daily News and founder of the hall of fame.

The hall of fame was started in1996. Plaques honoring the members are on permanent display in glass cases just inside the main entrance of Hobart Arena.