Mount de Sales Academy 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame Night featuring O.J. Brigance
On November 10, 2012, OJ Brigance joined the friends, family and faculty of Mount de Sales Academy at their 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame Night. Brigance was the distinguished guest for the evening and addressed the crowd early in the program.
Mount de Sales Athletic Hall of Fame seeks to recognize the outstanding achievements of past MDSA coaches and athletes with a new class inducted every two years. The 2012 MDSA Hall of Fame Inductees are as follows:
- Coach Hank Hofmeister, Basketball
- Dr. Cynthia Clark ’02, Swimming and Softball
- Ms. Sharon Birkett ’86, Basketball
- Mrs. Jenny Held Miller ’89, Basketball and Lacrosse
- Dr. Linda Justice Teodosio ’79, Basketball and Lacrosse
- Mrs. Susan Devlin Switzer ’60, Basketball
- 1985 Lacrosse Team
Brigance spoke to those in attendance about his roots in his faith. During his speech, he put forth the message that despite any adversities one may face, they must press forward with the help of God and his faith in them. Brigance left the crowd with the thought that God has chosen each of them to rise above the challenges they face, and positively influence those in the world around them.