Bernard T. Pina ('54)
Bernard T. Pina ('54)
Position: Football, Track & Field, Basketball
BERNARD T. "SLICK" PINA '54, a three-sport standout in football, basketball, and track, was known for his exceptional speed, thus his nickname. He was the first black athlete to play basketball at Kingston and a successful schoolboy coach, teacher and administrator as Director of Athletics and football and basketball coach at North Providence High School. Very active in civic and cultural organizations, he is a member of the Providence Gridiron Club Hall of Fame.