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May 2010 Corvette of the Month

Tom and Patty Doherty's 2001 Silver Coupe

Name: Tom and Patty Doherty (Tom's car!) Retirement gift!

Current Corvettes: 2001 Silver Cooupe

Previous Corvettes: Previous corvette was a 1986 Silver/white coupe

What first attracted you to Corvettes? When was that or how old were you?  Liked corvettes since high school

How was this Corvette acquired? When Tom retired from teaching he decided to treat himself with a corvette for a retirement gift!

Modifications: Chromed out Z06 rims and pin stripping.

Modifications Planned: No plans for additional modifications at this time.

What do you like best about Corvettes? The way the C5 handles and the sporty look.

How long have you been a member of RCC?  Approx. 16 years.

What offices have you held or runs you've put on? We have been in charge of raffle, call around duties and the hat man!

What do you like about RCC? The new friendships we have required throughout the past 16 years!.

Other Facts: Tom was raised on the grounds of Folsom Prison, went to all Folsom area schools growing up and then became a teacher in the same district. Tom coached wrestling, varsity football for 23 years, baseball, etc. Retired with 30 years as a teacher and was Folsom High School's Athletic Director for the last 15 years. Tom coached six section championship teams in Football and was also named California Football coach of the Year in 1990!