DARIEN – The Hinsdale South High School Foundation will induct two candidates into the Hall of Fame.
The 2013-14 inductees are Sergeant James F. Borsilli from the class of 1982 and Robert Mather of the class of 1970. The induction ceremony will be held on Nov. 21.
Borsilli graduated from Benedictine University in 1986. He joined the Darien Police Department and graduated from the Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois in 1988. As a police officer, he served the community as a field training officer and as an evidence technician before serving for two years in the detective division.
In 2002, he was promoted to sergeant and served as a shift supervisor, provided oversight to the department’s auxiliary police section and served as a department union representative.
Borsilli died Feb. 5, 2012, leaving family and friends, including his two sons, Nikolas and Daniel. The city of Darien permanently retired badge 301 to honor his service and dedication to duty.
Mather graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in social work, earned his law degree at DePaul University, and has been an attorney in the civil rights division of the Department of Justice since 1984.
He is a senior trial attorney in the disability rights section. This section is responsible for the enforcement of Titles I, II, and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. He also served as counsel for the U.S. Commission on Education of the Deaf, and as a member of the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Access Advisory Committee.