Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2005-2006

ANTHONY D. BOGUS - Class of 1934

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After earning his degree in chemical engineering from Marquette University in 1942, Anthony Bogus served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. As a member of the Scientific and Engineering Team at the Naval Torpedo School in Newport, Rhode Island,

Bogus helped develop propulsion systems that increased both the speed and range of submarine and aircraft torpedoes.

Later Mr. Bogus worked at Young Radiator and made revolutionary changes in the cooling of both turbo-charged and supercharged engines.

His design modifications to electric motors used to power the Defense Early Warning System in the United States and Canada are still in use today.

FOREST W. HANSEN - Class of 1949

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After earning his bachelor’s degree from Harvard in 1953, Forest Hansen entered the Army and was stationed at SHAPE Headquarters in Paris, France.

Upon completion of his Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, he began his professional career at Stetson University as an English instructor and assistant basketball coach.

Mr. Hansen moved on to Johns Hopkins University receiving a PhD. in Philosophy in 1967. He then taught for thirty years at Lake Forest College and received numerous awards for teaching excellence and campus leadership.

He also served as the chairman of the department of Philosophy for twelve years. Mr. Hansen has published articles in journals of music, education, humanities, psychology, and philosophy.

JAMES P. CARSE - class of 1950

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A professor of religion at New York University for over thirty years and a gifted author, James Carse began his professional career as a college chaplain at the University of North Carolina and later at the University of Connecticut.

Shortly after his arrival at NYU, Mr. Carse was named chairman of the department of History and Literature of Religion.

He has received numerous teaching awards throughout his career. Mr. Carse has served on many university and academic boards and has been an active member of St. Luke in the Field Episcopal Church.

For eight years he was the host of the WCBS-TV program “The Way to Go” interviewing figures in religion, politics and the arts. Mr. Carse is an avid birdwatcher, hiker, cyclist, and artist.

JAMES W.R. STILLS - class of 1966

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An instructor in the sociology departments at UW-Parkside and Gateway Technical College and a well- known community leader, James Stills is a leader at the local, state and national level.

He has served as President of the Board of Directors of the Southside Revitalization Corporation and was also on the board of the Racine Redevelopment Authority.

Mr. Stills has been engaged in politics both locally and nationally. In addition, he served as an elected delegate from the state of Wisconsin to the National Democratic convention in 1988.

He was named “Outstanding Young Educator” in 1980 by the Racine Jaycees and has received numerous awards since then for teaching excellence and community service.

MEGI MORISHITA - class of 1990

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After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in Japanese and Molecular Biology, Megi Morishita went on to earn a doctor of medicine degree from UW-Madison and an additional Masters of Public Health degree in international health, maternal and child health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

She was appointed to the Advisory Council of the Doctors for Global Health.

Dr. Morishita is currently on staff as an obstetrician/gynecologist at the Oregon Medical Group’s Center for Women’s Health in Eugene, Oregon.

Outside of her professional role, Dr. Morishita has traveled extensively throughout Third World countries lending her medical expertise wherever possible. She has accomplished projects in Vietnam, China, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Ghana, Tanzania, and El Salvador.

THOMAS G. GESHAY - class of 1955

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A prominent member of the Protestant clergy in several Western states, Reverend Thomas Geshay has served six congregations as senior pastor and three others as an interim pastor.

He has served on the National Board of the Conservative Baptist Churches of America and served a two-year term on the American Baptist Board of the World Relief Commission helping guide worldwide relief efforts.

His service and commitment at the local, regional, national, and international level has earned him numerous awards. His influence and compassion have touched thousands of lives.

In addition, he and his wife have conducted marriage seminars and led instructional tours to Israel. Rev. Geshay is still ministering actively as the chaplain at the Valle Verde Retirement Community on Santa Barbara, California.