Photo of Henry “Hank” J. Marcacci

Henry “Hank” J. Marcacci

2006 Inductee


A dedicated educator and community leader, Hand taught business in Mt. Clare, Benld, and Gillespie schools.  Hank established an annual spaghetti dinner in the mid-1950s, which still serves as a major fundraiser for Benld Elementary School.  As Regional Superintendent for two terms, he initiated successful projects such as the Macoupin County Film-Co-op and the creation of a special education district.  During the Benld Centennial celebration, Hank played an active role in the creation of the “War Memorial.”