2018-2019 Hall of Fame Recipients
Honorees were inducted into the Hall of Fame on March 30, 2019.
He continued his football career at the University of Central Florida where he was a standout all four years. In his first year at UCF, Mr. Aiken set freshman records for catches, yards and touchdowns. During his sophomore year, he had a catch in seven of nine games played and was second overall on the team in catches and yards. As a junior he started and had a reception in all 12 games he appeared in. He led the team in receiving yards and was third on the team in receptions. And in his final year, Mr. Aiken appeared in 14 games, started 13 and finished the season with 32 receptions for 486 yards and two touchdowns.
In 2011, Mr. Aiken was drafted by the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills. He has had a successful professional career, having played for the Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, and Philadelphia Eagles.
Mr. Aiken founded the Kamar Aiken Foundation to support and serve foster children. Through his foundation he works to encourage children to move forward despite their individual situations. Every summer, Mr. Aiken hosts the Kamar Aiken Youth Football Camp at CMCP.
After graduating from Florida State University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Kevin was hired by Burroughs Corporation, which later became Unisys, and excelled in the field of computer services marketing both in the United States and in South America. Unisys recognized Kevin's accomplishments with numerous company awards.
In 1986, Mr. Young founded Adcom Corporation (name later changed to Ameritrend). Adcom became one the fastest growing privately held corporations in the United States and was named on the Inc. 500 list. Kevin continued to be involved with Adcom, becoming its Corporate Senior Vice President, even after it was purchased by a multi-national corporation in 1996. He then became President of the Kodak South American Office Automation Division.
Mr. Young played four years of football at Chaminade High School, one on the freshman team, one on the JV team, and two on the varsity team under the tutelage of Coach Vince Zappone. He was an example for every team member in his effort, attitude, and work ethic. Mr. Young was also a competitive member of the Chaminade track team for all four of his high school years, competing in the discus and the shot put. He continued to set an example for all team members who saw his effort and positive attitude. In both football and track, Kevin inspired his teammates to work hard and achieve their highest potential.
Mr. DeYoung currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Managed Print Services Association and Board of Trustees for Chaminade-Madonna.
He has been married to his wife Suzi for 32 years. He is the proud father of two sons, Matthew and John.
John Joe (“JJ”) Hearn is the City Attorney for the City of Coral Springs and has worked in the City Attorney’s Office since 1993. In addition, Mr. Hearn represents various police departments throughout South Florida, as well as over 30 charter schools throughout the state. For over 15 years, he has been rated AV Preeminent – the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.
After graduating from Chaminade High School, Mr. Hearn attended the University of Notre Dame where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Mr. Hearn earned his Juris Doctorate Degree at George Washington Law School. He was on the Dean's List at both Notre Dame and George Washington University. He was also a member of the George Washington Law Review where he published an article.
Mr. Hearn has served on several boards throughout South Florida. He is the former Board Chairman of Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory, current President of the Notre Dame Club of Fort Lauderdale and Board Member of the St. Thomas Moore Society.
At Chaminade High School, Mr. Hearn was an accomplished basketball player and student. He was a Team Captain and was named All-County by both the Sun Tattler and the Sun Sentinel. He was also chosen to play in the County All Star Basketball game. Mr. Hearn was also the President of the National Honor Society and the Class of 1982 Salutatorian.
John has been married for 28 years to his wife, Janet, and has two children, Jack and Mary Kate, who are both presently attending Catholic universities.
Ms. Miyares also holds a Master’s degree in Sports Administration and is currently working toward earning her Doctorate of Business Administration in Sports Administration from St. Thomas University in Miami.
Vincent Newman is an Agriculture Instructor at McArthur High School. He is in his seventh year at McArthur. His agriculture program, in partnership with the FNGLA (Florida Nursery Growers Landscape Association), has certified more students than any other secondary school in the State of Florida. Since becoming a teacher with Broward County Public Schools, Mr. Newman joined and has been an active member of the Broward Teachers Union. He has been appointed to lead the Code of Conduct Committee and is currently a member of the Calendar Committee.
Mr. Newman holds an Associate Arts degree in Business Administration from Miami-Dade College, an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Broward College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration and a Master of Science degree in Program Administration from St. Thomas University. He is ABD in a PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University.
He has been married for 33 years to his wife Imelda Newman. They have 2 children, Victoria and Vincent. Victoria is will finish law school at Nova Southeastern University in May 2019 and Vincent is completing his medical school residency in Buffalo, NY in June 2019.
Victoria Kenyon Turley is currently the Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Information Technology Center which provides private, cloud services to the Federal agencies. She is responsible for two enterprise data centers located in Kansas City, MO and Saint Louis, MO. As of January 2018, Mrs. Turley has been partnering with the White House’s Office of American Innovation to modernize and optimize the USDA’s IT infrastructure.
Prior to arriving at USDA, Mrs. Turley served in various IT executive positions in the private sector at CenturyLink, US Central Federal Credit Union, Sprint Wireless, OnThe.Net, and the Oak Ridge National Lab. Mrs. Turley, a native of Miramar, Florida, was commissioned as an Ensign through the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1983 at Auburn University. Before entering the private sector in 1989, she served on active duty in the United States Navy as an Intelligence Systems Engineer, supporting the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Mrs. Turley is married to her college sweetheart, Robert, and has one son, Robert III (Trey).