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Beattie, Celeste




As a physical education teacher at Shelton High School, Celeste Beattie organized and participated in “play days,” traveling throughout Connecticut so that her students could play competitively with teams from other schools. She also organized and conducted basketball clinics for the Shelton Recreation Department, trained officials at clinics and at the Bridgeport YWCA.

For 16 years, Beattie was the girls’ sports advocate as member of the Board of Directors of the Shelton Recreation Department. She served as assistant coach, trainer, and manager of the Shelton High School Girls’ Basketball Team during the years the team won eight Housatonic League Titles (1969-79) and the 1976 CIAC Class LL State Championship.

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