Ian Patterson, a member of the faculty at Peru Central School, was inducted into the Trinity-Pawling School Athletic Hall of Fame in October.
Patterson, originally from Norwood, was a three-sport standout at Trinity-Pawling from 1972-75.
A two-year starter on the varsity soccer team, Patterson was the leading scorer on the team as a junior and co-captain elect for his senior year. However, he chose to play football, but suffered a preseason injury that ended his season.
He excelled in varsity hockey, playing three years while serving as captain his senior season. Patterson was on the highest scoring team (112 goals in 22 games)
in school history and played right wing on the highest scoring line in school history (117 points in 22 games.) Both of these school records stand to this day.
A three-year varsity lacrosse player, Patterson was named to the All-Western New England first team on defense his senior year (1975) and played in the annual East-West All-New England Game at Avon Old Farms in Connecticut. He was selected for the High School All-American team, the first Trinity-Pawling student to achieve All-American status in any sport.