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James J. Durkin      

CHS Class of 1967

CHS ’67
Yearbook (4), Cross-Country (1,2,3-Captain,4-Captain)-Senior Team 12-0, Conference Champions, Indoor Track (1,2,3,4)-CHS record 1000 yard Run, Spring Track (1,2,3,4)-CHS records 1⁄2 Mile & 1 Mile, Most Improved Runner (3)

Boston College BA History & Secondary Education ’71 Cross-Country, Indoor Track, Spring Track (1,2,3,4)

Fitchburg State College MEd Special Education ‘75

Salem State College MA U.S. History minor Soviet Union History ‘82

Lowell, MA Public Schools Herman School Teacher (Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents); Chelmsford, MA Public Schools McCarthy Junior High School Teacher (Social Studies & Special Education); Chelmsford High School Teacher (Social Studies, Math & Special Education); Chelmsford, MA Fire Department; Coaching Career: Lowell Boys Club & Summer Camp (Athletic Director); Chelmsford High School Cross-Country--Massachusetts All State Champions (’88), Division I State Champions (’77 & ’83), Northern Area Champions (’83,’84,’85,’86,’87,’88 & ’92), Manhattan Invitational Champions (’87), Merrimack Valley Conference Champions (’80,’81,’83,’84,’85,’86,’87,’88,’93,’96,’97), Spring Track Division I State Champions (’81&’85-Assistant Coach,’86), Indoor Track-Assistant Coach (Massachusetts All State Champions ’89, Division I State Champions (’79,’84,’85,’90); Honors Boston Globe Cross-Country Coach of the Year, Lowell Sun Cross-Country Coach of the Year (7 Times),

Boston Marathon (12 Times Best Time 2:28), Town Recreation Commission Track Meets, Camp Paul Fund Raising Drive, Toys for Tots, Muscular Dystrophy Drive, USA Athletics Congress, CHSAA