At the induction ceremony for the 2018 Mount Desert Island High School Athletic Hall of Fame last Thursday were, from left, Danielle Hutchins, Class of 2009; Julia Watras and Emma Watras representing their aunt Victoria Watras, Class of 1984; Megan Phelps, Class of 2011; Karl Watras, representing his sister Victoria; Kip Cameron; Class of 1978 and Robin Sue Tapley, representing her father Robin MacLeod, Class of 1970. ISLANDER PHOTO BY LIZ GRAVES

MDI High School Athletic Hall of Fame class inducted



BAR HARBOR — Members of the 2018 Mount Desert Island High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted before the girls’ basketball game Thursday, Dec. 27.

Victoria Watras, who was represented at the ceremony by her nieces Julia and Emma and brother Karl, graduated in 1984. She was the first basketball player in the school’s history to score 1000 points and the first player to MDI to earn a full sports scholarship in any sport — she played basketball for the University of Maine.

Megan Phelps, Class of 2011, is also a 1000-point scorer in basketball. She was a two-time Big East Player of the Year in basketball. She also played volleyball and helped lead the girls tennis team to the Eastern Maine finals in 2011. Phelps is currently an assistant basketball coach at Bowdoin College.

Kip Cameron, Class of 1978, was a captain of the football, basketball and baseball teams at MDI. He was selected Male Athlete of the Year his senior year and played baseball for both the University of Maine and Husson University (then Husson College.)

Robin MacLeod, Class of 1970, was represented at the ceremony by his daughter Robin Sue Tapley. He helped lead the golf team to PVC Championships his senior year, was a captain of the basketball team and pitched and played shortstop on the baseball team.

Danielle Hutchins, Class of 2009, played soccer and basketball and set many records indoor and outdoor track. She was the state champion in four events in outdoor track during her high school career. She attended the University of Maine at Orono on a track scholarship.