Hall of Fame Inductee - Paul Cory

Paul Cory was a person who made the most of every day. He was a tireless servant to his family, his friends and to his community. During his life, which spanned 69 years, Paul Cory helped many and said no to few. He had many favorites--they included the United Way, the Good Samaritan Home, the Boy Scouts of America, Culver Stockton college, the Quincy Shrine Club and Quincy College, just to name a few. But it's for his love and devotion to Quincy High and its sports programs we remember Paul Cory now. Cory was one of the founding fathers of what is now known as the Quincy High Thanksgiving Holiday Tournament. He was the seer behind the now famous Blue Devil pre-game ceremony. And Paul Cory was a member of the Quincy School board who had a great deal to do with the building of what is now known as Baldwin School. Paul Cory was a man of great vision and charity. While serving as Vice President of Moorman Manufacturing Cory helped fund a number of Quincy blue Devil events. In 1971 Moorman's hosted the cast and crew of the National High School Association who were making a rules interpretation film which was distributed all over the united States. And, under Cory's direction, Moorman's sponsored the first Holiday Tournament Breakfast. No matter how busy, Paul Cory made time for the people and things he loved.

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