The district hosted its first Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner for six individuals and two sports teams that have had a positive impact on the district. The event was sponsored by the Bethpage Educational Foundation, which has raised more than $100,000 over the past six years in support of programs and scholarships for Bethpage students.
Honorees were:
Anne DiPrima – A 42-year staff member who was an athletic coordinator at JFK Middle School for 27 years and coached sports at the middle school and high school levels.

Tom Frost – A 1968 graduate of the district who ran the Bethpage unit of PAL and served on the Bethpage School Board for 21 years.

Edward Mangano – A 1980 graduate and the current Nassau County executive whose family resides in and is still heavily involved with the district.

George McElroy – A 19-year principal of Bethpage High School who was and continues to be extremely active in the Bethpage community.

Mary Morante – A 46-year staff member in the district whose entire family resides and is active in the district.

Patrick Rhatigan – A 1987 graduate who recently obtained the rank of colonel and is currently commander of the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas.

The 1981-82 Girls Swim Team – Team was among the most successful teams of any sport in the district’s history.

The 1993 Varsity Football Team – First team to win the coveted Rutgers Cup, starting a 32-game winning streak.