William “Bill” Kashetta Award
February 4, 2021
William “Bill” Kashetta was one of Staples High School’s greatest all-time athletes, starring in 3 sports as a member of the Class of 1970—football, basketball and baseball. Big, fast and talented, Bill thrilled Wrecker fans with his athleticism, competitive spirit and toughness. He helped start the Westport PAL basketball program where generations of Westporters knew him as coach. Many also knew Bill as an avid fisherman and golfer. Bill was a talented and generous carpenter who was always willing to help with his expertise. He had a fun, outgoing personality, a huge smile and indomitable spirit; everyone was his friend.