Dr. Elnardo J. Webster has accepted an invitation from the Dan Finn Foundation to receive the prestigious Ed ” Faa” Ford “Contributions To Youth” distinguished citizen award at the 5th Annual Charity Gala on October 6, 2016 at the Newark Club on the 22nd floor of the Seton Hall Law School.
Most will remember “Web” as the scoring machine on the St. Peter’s College “Run, Baby, Run” teams of the mid/late 1960’s. He still holds the Madison Square Garden single game scoring record of 51 points against Marshall University in the 1968 National Invitational Tournament. Good friend and glory days teammate Tom McMahon will be on hand and have the honor of making the presentation.
Many years ago, Elnardo was called upon by the Newark Public Schools to put together an after school intramural program for the elementary school children in the district. His “League” stretched over 55 schools and was used nationally as a model of excellence. He was also Superintendant of Schools in the Roselle, N. J. school didtrict.
Currently, Dr. Webster is overseeing an after school program in the Jersey City Public Schools that is sponsored by his alma mater, now St. Peter’s University. His lifelong involvement and development of our youth is second to none.