Elvira Brinson

Elvira Brinson

Class of 1984

Year Inducted: 2004

Brinson was a three sport star in each of her four years at Bennett. Although she was outstanding in volleyball and softball, her most proficient sport was basketball. Elvira was captain and team MVP in both her junior and senior seasons. She earned first team All-High as a senior, and set the single game scoring record for girls with an incredible 52 points in one game.

In volleyball, she was a four year player. She was the captain and team MVP in her junior and senior seasons, attaining All-High status as a senior.

Brinson was also a standout in softball, playing four years on the varsity girls softball team.

Her accomplishments led to her being named the school’s top female athlete in 1 984, her senior year. For her outstanding athletic accomplishments she earned a full scholarship to Sam Houston University in Texas.

She currently resides in Buffalo and works in the family business.