James McElrath Sr.
Affectionately known as "Mac" by many in the community, McElrath enters the Hall of Fame for not only his many contributions as an administrator at JHS, but also his outstanding record as a basketball coach at Panama Central School, beginning more than 50 years ago.
Born in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, in 1935, he was an accomplished athlete himself, having played varsity basketball for Mercer High School, where he earned nine varsity letters, and at Westminster College and Grove City College before coming to Chautauqua County in 1957.
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