SHEEPSHEAD BAY HIGH
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES 2006
Creator and writer for the Emmy Award TV sitcom Seinfeld. Writer,
director, producer and star of the HBO TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm.
ROBERT GREENFIELD '63
Former associate editor of the Rolling Stone
magazine in Great Britain, sports writer, rock music critic and journalist
appearing in Esquire, Playboy and GQ magazines. Novels include: Haymon's Crowd
and Temple - winner of the National Jewish Book Award for fiction and writer of
the play Temple. Author of STP: A Journey through America with the Rolling
Stones; The Spiritual Supermarket: An Account of Gurus Gone Public in America;
Bill Graham Presents: My Life Inside Rock and Out; and Dark Star: An Oral
Biography of Jerry Garcia. His latest works include Timothy Leary: A Biography,
to be published in June by Harcourt and A Season in Hell: The Making of Exile
On Main Street to be published by Da Capo Press in September. He currently
works as a screenwriter and producer in television and film.
E. HEUMANN '65
Assistant Secretary of Education for eight years under
President Bill Clinton. Developed ideas and wrote legislation for the American
Disability Act and legislation in California. First person in a wheelchair
hired to teach in New York City following a lawsuit. Holder of Honorary
Doctorate Degrees from L.I.U. and University of California, Berkley. Currently
President of Heumann Associates integrating the disabled into employment,
education grant programs and social policy, and employed by the World Bank.
STUART KREISLER '63
Created the Kreisler Group to license,
manufacture and design womens apparel for Clovis Rufflin, John Kloss, Peter Max
and Ralph Lauren. After the Biderman Empire purchased the Kreisler Group became
President and Chief Executive Officer of Ralph Lauren Womens Wear at Biderman
Industries. Founding investor in Sam and Libby footwear manufacturers. Co-led
the buyers of Golden Brand Clothing Manufacturing of Montreal, Canada and Moore
Retail Group of Toronto and Ontario, then sold the companies (115 stores) to
Men's Warehouse of Freement, California. Created Four Daughter's Production
Company to develop young writers screenplays and owner of 95 School Street and
Laundry restaurants in the Hamptons.
DAVID LEVINSON ESQ. '62
Judge in the town of Woodbury, New York for 27 years and the Village Tuxedo
Park, New York for 11 years. President of the Orange County Bar association and
President of the Monroe Temple of Liberal Judism. Senior partner in the law
firm Levinson, Reineke and Ornstein,. Former Assistant District Attorney in New
RICO PETROCELLI '61
First team all city PSAL in
basketball and baseball. Shortstop and third baseman for the Boston Red Sox for
over ten years. Played in 2 World Series and several All-Star games. Held the
home team record for shortstops (42). Former minor league manager and former
TV-Radio announcer for the Boston Red Sox.
RONNE PELTZMAN RANDALL
Writer, adaptor, compiler and editor for children's books in the
U.S. and Great Britain. Clients include Ladybird, Kingfisher, Chrysalis,
Hodder-Wayland, Parragon, Templar, Dorling Kindersley, Bookmart, Design Eye,
Ivy Press, and Golden Books. Editor in Chief of Lady Bird Books, Golden Books,
senior editor at Ridge Press and Editor at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Credited
with over 125 published titles.
BURT SACKS '65
York City Department of Education Executive Director 10 years, Director of
Funded Programs 2 years, Executive Director of Intergovernmental Affairs 2
years, Deputy Executive Director 1 year, and Director of Funded Programs 8
years. Former teacher, guidance counselor and assistant to the director of
Evening Studies at Kingsborough Community College. Currently Senior Assistant
to the President of the United Federation of Teachers, New York City.
Sheepshead Bay High School's first chairperson of
Health and Physical Education, first coach to win a PSAL City Championship in
bowling (1961) and former Assistant Principal of Administration. First Director
of Health and Physical Education in New York City and a director for the New
York City March of Dimes.
MARK TURENSHINE '62
basketball professionally in Israel for 10 years, member of Israel's National
Basketball Team and voted to the top 50 basketball players to play in Israel.
Member of the St. Francis College Sports Hall of Fame and selected by the
Downtown Athletic Association as the New York City Amateur Athlete of the Year
while playing semi-professional basketball for the ABC Freighters. Businessman,
Vice President for First Alert Alarms.
DR. KEN ZAMKOFF
Currently Professor of Clinical Medicine, Director of the Blood and
Marrow Program and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Program in the Division of
Hematology/Oncology Department at Stony Brook University. Former Professor of
Medicine in Hematology/Oncology at Wake Forrest University; Professor of
Pathology and Medicine, SUNY Health Center at Syracuse. Involved in seven grant
programs and published over 45 articles and chapters in Medical books. Captain
of the 1962 basketball team that qualified for New York City PSAL Tournament at
Madison Square Garden.