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2015 Winter Carnival King

Steve Racette
2015 King Steve Racette
photo by Mark Kurtz

King Steve Racette - Our 2015 King was born in Malone New York and raised in Saranac New York. He attended Saranac Central Schools. He earned his degrees from New York State Ranger School in Wanakena, New York, and Plattsburgh State University.He has volunteered with Pack 9 Cub Scouts as a Den Leader, with Boy Scouts Troop 1 as an Assistant Scout Master and a merit badge counselor. He also served on the Harrietstown Planning Board. He volunteered with the Saranac Lake Red Storm Running Booster Club for the Cross Country and Track teams. Volunteered at the Saranac Lake Summer Fun Run Series. He has volunteered many years for the Lake Placid Ironman and is currently a co-captain of the bike handlers. He is currently the Vice President of the Adirondack Track and Field Officials Association.He served as President of the Ranger School Alumni Association, as well as a past member of the St. Bernard's Parish Counsel. He is a member of St. Bernard's Church and serves as a Eucharistic Minister.He has been a member of IPW since 1983, and has served with Winter Carnival Committee in many capacities such as co-chair of the inner tube races, as well as, the Winter Carnival Characters, and in the early 90's was a volunteer photographer during the parade.He is an Adirondack 46er. He is employed with the New York State Department of Corrections for over 36 years, and currently the Superintendent of Clinton Correctional Facility and serves as the Clinton HUB Supervising Superintendent. He is the eldest son of James and Grace, the brother to Peter, Gerilyn, Chris, Joe, Greg and Alexine. He is the father of DJ and Sam, and is married to Cherie.

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