The Liberty Central School District is proud to announce this year’s inductee to its Wall of Fame. One outstanding individual will be honored at a special ceremony at Liberty High School on Friday, June 28.
This year’s inductee is Jack Simons, Class of 1951.
Upon graduating from Liberty High School, he served his county in Korea and was later awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and the Purple Heart. He was employed at the U.S. Post Office in Liberty for 12 years and Prudential Insurance Company for 22 years.
He was a former Liberty Town Supervisor, president of the Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce, president and chairman of the Town of Liberty Democratic Committee and treasurer of the Sullivan County Democratic Committee.
Mr. Simons was awarded the Veterans of Foreign War’s Citizen of the Year in 1998 and the Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year in 2001.
It is with pride that we honor Jack Simons as the 2019 Wall of Fame Inductee.
Mr. Simons’ legacy will be celebrated during an evening reception on Friday, June 28. The induction will take place at 6:30 p.m., prior to the Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony.