Spring 2016: 1950s


Alumni Association MemberRobert Lape, BS, Olmsted Twp., Ohio, was named to 2016’s “Who’s Who in the World” and “Who’s Who in America.” A founding member of Eyewitness News at WABCV-TV in New York, his daily radio feature, “Dining Diary,” has passed the 7,500 episode mark and is in its 31st year at WCBS Newsradio in New York. Lape has been a wide-ranging reporter for 65 years.


Alumni Association MemberArch McDonnell, BS,  Akron, Ohio, wrote, “I was inducted into the Hudson High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. In 1987 I retired as Hudson High School principal after serving the school system for 27 years as teacher, coach, assistant principal and then 14 years as principal—the longest-serving principal in the history of the Hudson Schools. I graduated with my wife of 58 years, Eleanor Bland '57.”