Rhode Island Interscholastic League Announces Hall of Fame 2017 Class
Local woman to be inducted is:
Virginia “Gini” Duarte (posthumous)
A longtime elementary teacher in East Providence, Duarte worked closely with Alice Sullivan beginning in the late 1960s to develop girls’ high school sports in Rhode Island. In addition to being an original member of the RIIL’s Sub-Committee for Girls High School Sports, she coached at East Providence High School and was a girls’ basketball and volleyball official.