Tammi Borkowski (Class of 1989)
Tammilyn Borkowski was a three-sport athlete. In soccer, she was an All-Northwest Conference pick and the team’s leading scorer in 1987 and 1988. In softball, Borkowski was a starter on two state championship teams. However, it was on the basketball court where Borkowski really stood out. She was a four-time All-NWC selection and an All-State player, who ended her career with 1,176 points. She was the first BHS girl to surpass 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
Borkowski was a Bridgeport Jewish Schoolboy Classic MVP in 1989, a Berlin Lions Club Goding Scholar-Athlete, and a CAS-CIAC Scholar-Athlete award-winner. Also, she participated in the Nutmeg Games and was selected Athlete of the Games in the scholastic division.
Borkowski attended Fordham University where she continued her basketball career on a full athletic scholarship. She was a team captain in 1994.
Borkowski graduated with a BS in Psychology in 1994 and went on to receive her ME in School Psychology from UMass Boston in 1996 and her CAGS in School Psychology in 1997. She attained her EdS from the University of South Florida in 2005.
Borkowski resides in Tampa, Florida and is employed as a psychologist for the local school district.
The Berlin High School Sports Athletic Hall of Fame will induct in 2012 the following: Joseph Simeone (Class of 1936), Lino "Chick" Girone (1936), Paul Kornichuk (1949), Dan Roberts (1967), Tammy Borkowski (1989), Jennifer Baccaro (1991), Kyle Gallo (1993), Susan Church Zibell (1993) and Jesse Carlson (1999), coaches George Hall and Ken Parciak, and contributor Bob Peckrul. The 1986 BHS wrestling team will be honored.
The Hall of Fame induction dinner will be held Sunday, April 29 at the Aqua Turf in Southington. For ticket information, contact Marie Siegal at (860) 828-1115; email@example.com.