East Syracuse Minoa Education Foundation Wall of Distinction Inductees 2024:

The East Syracuse Minoa Education Foundation (ESMEF) is pleased to announce four alumni as the 2024 inductees for the ESM Wall of Distinction at a special ceremony on Feb. 3, 2023 at 6:00 PM prior to the Foundation’s dinner dance at the Doubletree Hotel. The East Syracuse Minoa Wall of Distinction inductees are:

  • Jason “Jay” Dardano (Class of 1994)
  • Michael Scheibel (Class of 1977)
  • Cheryl West (Director of Counseling, Youth Development and Leadership)
  • Todd Zion (Class of 1993).

The ESMEF Wall of Distinction was created to recognize distinguished alumni, staff and community members of the ESM School District who serve as role models for today’s students and demonstrate the importance of making a contribution to our society, our community or their field of work. The Foundation hosts an Induction Ceremony and presents commemorative display plaques to the honorees and to the school district. Nominations were accepted  through August 1, 2023 for those being honored in February/March 2024.

Recipients to date:


Russ Brandon, ’85
Tom Richardson, ’81


William “Bill” Brazill, ’78
Jared Susco, ’97


Dom Cambareri, ’79
Michael Beresik, ’81
Charles “Chuck” Voudouris, ’99


Kathleen Alaimo, ’78
Lauren Barnello, ’87
Nancy Edwards, ’89
Kathleen Crossett Garver, ’97
Lauren Kochian, ’96
Danny Liedka, ’86



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Images from Induction Ceremonies: 

2018 East Syracuse Minoa Wall of Distinction inductees: (L-R) Dom Cambareri, ’79; Michael Beresik, ’81 and Charles “Chuck” Voudouris, ’99.

Tom Richardson - Inducted: 2014


Russ Brandon - Inducted: 2014


Bill Brazill - Inducted: 2016


Jared Susco - Inducted: 2016


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