Melissa (McGue) Hool

Melissa (McGue) Hool, 31, was selected as an athlete and recreation community member.

As Melissa McGue, she made her mark in basketball and softball. A four-year starter in both sports at John F. Kennedy High School, she was the first basketball player to score more than 1,000 career points and had her jersey number, 21, retired after her senior season.

She played both sports as a scholarship player at Henry Ford Community College and was all-conference in softball during her senior year at Madonna University. She also worked in various positions in the Taylor Parks and Recreation Department over 14 years and she has coached young athletes in Taylor, Van Buren and Allen Park.

She is currently an Allen Park school teacher.