Mr. Ginapp worked for Holyoke High School from August, 1978 - May, 2009 as an English teacher and Drama sponsor. During that time he directed over 50 plays and musicals, sponsored the National Honor Society, coached football and track. Upon his retirement in 2009 from teaching, he became the director of the Holyoke Alternative School from August, 2009 until July, 2011. In 2019, Mr. Ginapp returned to the classroom where he taught until his passing. He was able to direct one additional performance of “Damn Yankees” in 2019. It was to be his 60th and would be his final production for HHS.