NORMAND R. MAROIS '55
The name NORM MAROIS has become synonomous with Assumption College and in particular its athletics program for nearly 50 years. First, as a student-athlete at both the Prep and the College in the 50s and, secondly, as one of its leading supporters, both financially and as a fan.
He was a founding father of the Hounds' original booster group, served as a member of the College's Board of Trustees for 15 years and was instrumental in the construction of the football field and the softball/field hockey field---named in his honor in 1987. In 1975 he was awarded an honorary "A" and in 1982 earned the prestigious Outstanding Alumnus Award.
He played varsity basketball---for Coach Andy Laska-- and baseball--for coach John (Red) Leary--- at the College. His daughter Nancy '80 was a pitcher for the softball team, while his son David '89 played hockey for the Greyhounds.
He owned and directed Marois Bros., Inc. construction company. He was also involved in numerous civic and business organizations. He served as the founder and past director of the Commonwealth National Bank, and director of the Commerce Group, Inc., St. Francis Home and Mechanics Hall. He is also a member and past president of the Harmony Club and a past member of the President's Advisory committee for the Campaign for Assumption College.
He and his wife Gloria currently reside in Sutton and are the parents of five children.