Towanda football Hall of Fame inducts three
The Towanda football Hall of Fame inducted three new members this year.
Douglas graduated in 1977 and played a significant roll in the 1974, 1975 and 1976 teams that had winning and championship seasons.
He was an All-League player in 1976 and in 1977 he began his collegiate career at Baptist Bible College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. He played baseball at Baptist Bible.
After graduating from Baptist Bible, he went on to receive his Master of Arts degree from Grand Rapids Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
For the past 27 years Douglas has been serving in Peru as a missionary and serving his sponsored church, the Independent Baptist Church in Towanda.
He has had the opportunity to be involved in many teaching and administrative duties within his mission work and travels extensively around South America.
Currently, he serves as a Spanish speaking South American administrator for his mission. His greatest teammate has been his wife, Debi, who has been by his side since 1982.
He has two children Nicol and Stephanie.
Hinkson graduated in 1980 and lettered in three sports: football, basketball and track.
He was a three-year starter in football playing linebacker and tight end while serving as captain his senior when he was named All-League.
After graduating he began his collegiate career at Susquehanna University playing linebacker and lettering his senior year. He helped build a program at Susquehanna that was undefeated and a top 10 ranking in the country by his senior year.
He graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 1984, Cum Laude.
In 1988 he received his Masters in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from Syracuse University. From 1989 to 1992 he worked for the Ford Motor Company in their financial management training program. From 1992 until present he has worked for Highmark Medicare Services and has held several positions up to currently being named vice president of finance and chief financial officer, he has helped his company become the largest Medicare contractor in the United States.
He has been involved with various community activities including United Way, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Susquehanna University School of Advisory Council.
Currently he is the president of the Board of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania. He lives in Mechanicsburg with his wife Patti and two children Elana and Hannah.
A 1990 graduate who lettered in basketball and football while in high school. He earned three letters in football as an offensive and defensive tackle.
A relentless blocker he helped pave the way for many of Towanda's top running backs including Hall of Fame members Chris Jennings and Clay Charlesworth.
In the fall of 1989 he was named team captain, Lineman of the Year and Outstanding Defensive Player. He was named to the NTL All-Star Football Team and made the Pennsylvania Big 33 checklist.
He was a member of the National Honor Society.
After graduating from high school, he continued his football career at Bucknell graduating in 1994 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Florida in 1998.
He presently owns a Real Estate Company and resides in Stone Mountain, Ga., with his wife Christine, his daughter Katelyn and son Carson.