Battery Alum David Johnson Receives SUNY Chancellor Honors

David Johnson

David Johnson, a chemistry major at Oswego State, is one of the winners of the 2005 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence. He was nominated for this special recognition by Oswego's head baseball coach, Mr. Frank Paino. The award was presented at a ceremony in Albany.

Dave has been the Lakers' starting baseball catcher since his freshman year and was named the best catcher in the SUNY Athletic Conference in 2003. He is also one of Oswego's Presidential Scholars.

Dave has trained at The Battery for many years and has been The Battery ABC team's catcher for several seasons.


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In Memoriam

John Tillinghast - 'Coach T'
1942 - 2012

John Tillinghast

Coach T's strong and steady presence has always guided the Battery family and thousands of young people. We are sustained by the strength and peace of knowing he is now in God's loving hands. You are forever in our hearts and by our side.

Rest in peace Coach.


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