Robert P. Privitera was a 1965 graduate of Mt. Morris Central. While in high school, he played on the 1962 undefeated football championship team, the 1963 and 1965 LCAA Championship Baseball teams, and the 1965 Section Five Championship Baseball team. He was the recipient of the 1965 Athletic Achievement award. In 1963 and 1964 he was the quarterback of the football team and was the team’s co-captain in 1964. He returned to his alma mater, Mt. Morris Central after graduation from Buffalo State in 1969. He spent 34 years of service at the school as a teacher, coach, and athletic director. He coached 3 sports during his career – soccer, basketball, and baseball. In boys’ basketball, he led Mt. Morris to 3 LCAA Championships in 1981, 1984, and 1990. He was the winner of the 1995 New York State Coaches Association Special Honors Award. He was named LCAA Coach of the year twice in 1988 and 1990. He was also named Section Five Coach of the year 3 times – in 1990, 1994, and 2001. The 1987-88 boys’ basketball team made the sectional finals under his leadership as well. All told, he coached Mt. Morris to 230 wins in basketball which is second all-time in school history. Many people who have graduated from here claim that this man was easily their favorite teacher they ever had. His hard work, outstanding people skills, ability to use humor, and his love of Mt. Morris Athletics is what led him to our Hall of Fame.