Donald Hickey

Donald Hickey

Soccer, Basketball, Baseball

Grad Year: 1962

Year Inducted: 1999

Donald Hickey was a three-sport standout during his years at RIC. He played four seasons of basketball and soccer, while playing three seasons of baseball. As a forward in basketball, Hickey was known as a fierce competitor, a brilliant passer and an excellent team player.

He earned his masters degree in education from RIC in 1969. Hickey was a teacher in Providence from 1962-73. He was the assistant principal at Bishop Hendricken High School from 1973-86. He was also a State Senator from 1977-86. Upon his retirement from teaching, Hickey worked for the State of Rhode Island as the Director of the Retirement Board from 1986-90.