William “Bill” L. Parmentier2019 Inductee
A respected educator and coach, Bill spent thirty-five years in education and over fifty years in coaching. Serving the needs of students in many area schools, Coach Parmentier found success in every sport he coached. He served as head football, basketball, and track coach at Gillespie High School while teaching physical education, American History, and driver education. In 2003, he was inducted into the prestigious Illinois High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame. Bill later went on to serve as a school board member for C.U.S.D. #7 and was elected mayor of Mt.Clare.