|Graduation Year:||Class of 1956|
Charles is recognized as one of Somerville’s most gifted and talented athletes. He will forever be remembered for catching the screen pass to run for a touchdown to beat North Plainfield in the closing seconds of the game. A multiple varsity letter winner in football, he gained over 1,000 yards and made All County and All State honors for this County Championship team. Higgins lead the country and area in scoring.
Charlie was an excellent guard on the basketball team as a multiple letter winner. He also excelled on the baseball diamond as a fine pitcher.