Athletic HOF Inductees 2021
A graduate of the class of 1979, Don joined Springfield School District as the Executive Director of Operations in 2009 and is a board member of the Springfield Area Education Foundation since joining the district. During his tenure on the SAEF Board he has served as Treasurer and is currently the Secretary for the board. As a contributor to the district and SAEF, Don oversees the business office for each organization and technology and facilities for the district. He was part of the high school master plan development process and leads the team coordinating oversight for the construction, demolition, and debt financing plan for the high school project. Don also assists the SAEF board with the hall of fame activities and annual fund-raising activities including the successful golf outing and scholarship awards for graduating high school seniors. Don is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University and received his master’s degree from Wilkes University. He is a lifelong resident of Springfield and his children are graduates of Springfield schools. Don and his spouse Patti, their children and grandchildren currently reside in Springfield.
Marcia McClellan-Papson ’69 was a three-sport athlete at Springfield High School. Marcia played field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse during her high school career. She served as captain of the field hockey team her senior year and was named the high school female athlete of the year. Marcia continued her lacrosse career at West Chester University and her lacrosse team was undefeated 3 out of her 4 years. She also played basketball and field hockey during her freshman year at West Chester. Marcia earned a degree in education and taught at Agnes Irwin School and Downingtown School District during her professional career and coached field hockey, basketball and lacrosse during her career and has officiated field hockey and lacrosse games at various levels. Marcia and her husband live in West Chester, Pa and enjoy the grand kids, golf and traveling in retirement.