Ocoee's Central Park was officially renamed after former Mayor Scott Vandergrift, who's left a legacy of supporting youth baseball in the city.
The Ocoee community and the West Orange Babe Ruth League honored the memory and legacy of Mayor Scott Vandergrift Saturday, Feb. 29, by officially renaming Central Park as Vandergrift Central Park.
Before baseball and softball action got started for the season, a ceremony was held at center field on one of the baseball diamonds. Elected officials spoke and members of the Vandergrift family were recognized before a new sign was unveiled.
Mayor Rusty Johnson threw the opening softball pitch, while Scott Vandergrift’s grandson, Brent Deitrick, threw the opening baseball pitch.