PITTSFIELD — Maine Central Institute will hold its fifth annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony during Homecoming Weekend at 5 p.m. Saturday in MCI’s Trustee Memorial Student Center, according to an MCI press release.

Patricia Skaling, one of this year’s inductees, participated in field hockey, softball and cheerleading at MCI and was a member of the first girls ski team established her senior year. Skaling earned her first United States Field Hockey Association rating in 1962 at age 17. In 1973 she earned a USFHA Northeast Sectional rating and was chosen to serve as USFHA Umpiring Chairperson for Maine. Skaling worked closely with the Maine Principals’ Association to establish pay equity for field hockey officials (prior to Title IX), and served as statistician for the MPA for field hockey and girls’ basketball for Eastern Maine. Skaling was inducted into the Maine Field Hockey Hall of Fame in 2004.

Khano Smith played soccer at MCI all four years and continued at the college-level at both Champlain College and Lees-McRae College. After college, Smith played soccer as a member of the Bermuda National Team earning more than 30 caps and scoring seven goals for his country. He also appeared in seven FIFA World Cup qualifying matches for Bermuda, scoring three goals. In 2005, Smith moved to major league soccer in the U.S., signing and playing four seasons with the New England Revolutions. In 2011, Smith retired from soccer and earned his U.S. Soccer Federation “B” coaching license. He is a member of the Revolution Academy coaching staff for the Under-18s division.

Peter Susi played basketball, football and ran track while at MCI. He was the co-captain of the football team and was a member of the starting line-up in MCI’s first Eastern Maine Basketball tournament. After MCI, Susi attended Amherst College where he played basketball and rowed on the Amherst crew, helping power the Lord Jeffs to two regatta wins in his senior year. An enthusiastic participant in city league basketball and endurance events, Susi has continued to run and swim regularly all his life. Susi has practiced law in California since 1977. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Santa Barbara College of Law and a volunteer judge pro tem.

Nelson Corey, who will be inducted posthumously, was a teacher and coach at MCI between 1948 and 1954. While at MCI, his football team won four Maine Preparatory School Championships and had two undefeated seasons. Corey went on to become head football coach at Bowdoin College and start the first lacrosse program in the state. He later served as athletic director at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn. After retiring in 1980, Corey was presented with the Martin William Sounders Award by the New England Prep School Athletic Council. In 1997 he was inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame and in 2002 he was one of the initial inductees into the Bowdoin College Athletic “Hall of Honor.”

The cost is $20 per person and includes dinner. To register, visit www.mci-school.org/ahof or call 487-5915. For the full homecoming weekend schedule, visit www.mci-school.org/homecoming.

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