NNEKY Hall of Fame
Susan Dunklee - Inducted 2017
Susan grew up in Barton and attended St. J Academy. She started skiing at the age of two, first entering cross-country competitions at the age of seven. She took up biathlon whilst a senior at Dartmouth College where she studied ecology. Prior to that she had been a double All-American in cross-country skiing.
On February 19, 2017, Dunklee finished 2nd in the Mass Start at Hochfilzen in the 2017 Biathlon World Championships, winning her first World Championship medal. This made her the first American woman to win an individual medal at an Olympics or World Championships in biathlon. It also made her the first woman and second person overall, to qualify for the 2018 US Olympic team.
Taylor Coppenrath - Inducted 2017
At UVM he was named the 2000 Vermont Player of the Year by Gatorade, the Burlington Free Press and USA Today. He is one of two players to win three America East Conference Player of the Year awards. He led UVM to three America East Conference titles. He is second at UVM for all-time points scored (2,442) and points per game (21.4) and the all-time leader in field goals made (851).
Coppenrath is the only America East Conference finalist ever for the John Wooden National Player of the Year. He propelled UVM to its most successful season when the team defeated Syracuse for its first NCAA Tournament victory. He currently serves as assistant varsity basketball coach at St. Johnsbury Academy.