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Hall of Fame

 

Norm Perry - 2010 Inductee

 

2010 Hall of Fame inductee, Norm Perry's association with the Soap Box Derby spans more than 60 years, first as a participant in Atlanta in 1946. After retiring as a quality control inspector for NASA in 1989, he became a volunteering inspector with the Central Florida race. He became director of the Central Florida Soap Box Derby in 1994, and has served as an All-American Soap Box Derby regional director since 1996. Norm has promoted the Derby program by lending his technical expertise to a number of network television productions. He also designed Derby Park in Sanford, Florida. Norm brings innovation to the Soap Box Derby and ensures that every youngster has an opportunity to race.

 

 

Previous Inductees

 

1997 - Myron E. Scott, Bain E. "Shorty" Fulton, Jim Schlemmer, Jimmy Stewart, Wilbur Shaw

 

1998 - John S. Knight, Mason Bell, George W. Brittain, Jim Ott, Howard Flood

 

1999 - Marie Wright, Ralph Barnes, Ralph Iula, Loris C. Troyer, Frank A. 'Whitey" Wahl

 

2000 - Bruce Bucholzer, Bob Gravett, Ron Baker

 

2001 - Don Lenox, Don Meech, Tom Kilroy, Ray Schieb

 

2002 - Bill Ford, Jack Morran, Bob Turner

 

2003 - Jim Underwood, Bob Troyer, Bill Kuntz

 

2004 - Don Adams, David J. Holly, Ira C. Sapozink, Ronald Reagan

 

2005 - Shirley Foster, Paul Arnsmeyer, Roy Hartz

 

2006 - Bob Campbell, Tony DeLuca, Herman "Tex" Finsterwald, Bruce Hunsicker, Jeff Iula

 

2007 - Jack Gormley, Bob McLaughlin, Jimmy Collier

 

2008 - Brooks Townsend, Don Huminsky, Ron Reed, Russ Kinsey

 

2009 - George Rodenbaugh, Mayor Don Plusquellic

 

 

 

George Rodenbaugh receives his Hall of Fame plaque at the 72nd AASBD in 2009

 

 

Championship Week Schedule

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