Helen Sellew '44
University of Massachusetts, B.S. 1984
With father George Sellew, Sr., and brother George Jr., Helen developed the Fairway Sports World, a family sports and recreation center with a golf driving range, miniature golf course, 9 hole "pitch and putt" golf course, bowling lanes, summer day camp for youth, and a family swim and sports club. Helen served on the Natick School Committee for 12 years, Chairman for 2 years. She was Chair of the Natick Heart Fund Committee, President Massachusetts Ladies of Charity, member of South Middlesex Board of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, member of the Board of Trustees of the Middlesex County Extension Service, and Director of the Massachusetts State Bowling Championships and Massachusetts Bowling Instructors School.
International Candlepin Bowling Congress Hall of Fame, 1978
Ladies Doubles Bowling Championship, 1980
Boston Globe Stasia Czernicki Award, 1995
Metrowest Woman of the Year, 1997
Advice to Students
In the words of Oliver Wendell Homes: "Happiness is found not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do,"
Inducted November 21,2000