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For information about Salpointe's Distinguished Hall of Fame, please contact Carissa Krautscheid at (520) 547-5900.

Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

The Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame honors in perpetuity outstanding alumni, faculty and support staff who through their contributions to the arts, business, education, government, humanities, science and philanthropy have brought honor to themselves, Salpointe Catholic High School and the community.

The 2021 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Induction will be held on October 8, 2021. The deadline to submit a nomination for the next Induction in 2023 is January 16, 2023.

For more information, please contact Carissa Krautscheid at (520) 547-5900 or ckrautscheid@salpointe.org.
 
MEMBERS OF THE DISTINGUISHED HALL OF FAME

2003 Inaugural Class: H. Darr Beiser '72, Randy Carrillo '71, Stephen Carrillo '76, Rob Hartmann '84, Armando Montaño '53, Brian A. Nagore '76, William Richardson '66, Oscar Salvatierra '53, David Wing Tang Jr. '65, Patricia Taylor '53, Fr. Urban Welch, O.Carm.

2004: Terry Bahill '63, Constance Knox Carroll '53, Michael Geddes '57, Patricia Preciado Martin '56, Thomas Nichols '58

2005: Colleen Bagnall Perra '79, James M. Davis '72, Edward F. Joganic '64, Sean Justice '79, Jeff Nordensson '64, Sr. Eugene O'Donnell, S.C., Christina Montaño Ronstadt '59, Jim Ronstadt '59, William Yslas Veléz '64, Fr. Bob Wolfe, O.Carm.

2006: Peggy King Anderson '60, Joseph L. Demer '73, Joseph M. Guzman '78, James Magner '60, John Michael Quigley '74, Joan Sandin '60, Shirley Whiting-Schiever '54, Fran Sherlock '65, Patricia Zlaket '87

2007: Colin Campbell '69, Michael Chihak '67, Michael Duran '73, Richard Elias '76, Elizabeth Stewart Goettl '73, John Langellier '69, Pat Lopez Jr. '53, Roberto Mejias '69, William Thomasmeyer '72

2009: Andrew S. Arena Jr. '82, Dave Cosgrove (faculty), Michael Dalrymple '83, Margaret L. La Due (faculty), Agnes Ronstadt Poore '68, Richard J. Trant '55, Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez '54

2011: William Campbell '87, Paul L. Edmiston '89, Nazario A. Gonzales '56, Raymond Tommy Harper, Harold W. Kohl III '78, James J. Komadina '74, Very Rev. John Malley, O.Carm., Tina Naughton-Powers '81, Richard J. O'Connell '58, John M. Roll '65, Laura V. Scaramella '84, James M. Wood '69

2014: S. Larry Bahill '61, Kerry L. Demers (faculty), Christopher S. Hewlett '86, Jeffrey E. Jacob '79, Lydia K. Kennedy '89, Shawn Mahoney '94, John D. McKenzie '78, Diego O'Bolger '59, John T. Urban '68

2017: Bruce D. Beach '67, Msgr. Edward C. Carscallen†, Mary Jane DeValk, Armando Espinoza '87, Alexandra Wystrach Flanagan '89, Michael J. Harris '56 †, Peggy Magner Holter '58, George Kalil '56, Robert E. Logan '75, Msgr. John P. Lyons '65, Jeannette Maré '85, Msgr. Albert I. Schifano '56, Sharon Sayre Stevens '80, Gilbert Y. Velez '67, 2000-01 Lancer Gold Jazz Band

2018: Sr. Jeanne Bartholomeaux, S.C. ’64 (faculty); Brett Cassidy ’00; Anne De Luca ’88; Richard De Schutter ’58; José I. Garcia ’66 (faculty/staff); Luisa Greenfield ’88; Hugh Grinnell ’57; M. René Islas ’96; Maggie Glover Jarry ’88; Frank Reilly (faculty/staff); Tony Torres ’92, Mark Wystrach '98

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ALUMNI SERVICE AWARDS

From 1987 to 2017, the Salpointe Catholic High School Alumni Association honored alumni who gave of themselves through community service. The awards were presented in conjunction with the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame awards. 

The Helena Corcoran Alumni Award recognizes an alumna who reflects the spirit of Mrs. Corcoran, patroness of Salpointe.  Past recipients of the Helena Corcoran Award are: 1987 - Margaret "Boo" Greeley Kurtin '59; 1988 - Regina Brandt '78; 1989 - Danielle DeConcini Thu '67; 1990 - Ellen Larkin March '65; 1991 - Peggy Magner Holter '58; 1992 - Katherine Knickerbocker Mathieu '78; 1993 - Shirley Kivlin Nelson '58; 1994 - Carol "Carrie" Romanoski Reitz '58; 1995 - Patricia Kahn Cracchiolo '56; 1996 - Patricia Wigman Deitering '54; 1997 - Lillian Lopez-Grant '58; 1998 - Catherine Reidy McCall '58; 1999 Margaret "Peggie" Wurzel Rodriguez '80; 2000 - Karen Kalil Callan '81; 2001 - Carol Menager Livingston '72; 2002 - Elizabeth "DeDe" Wild Leber '65; 2003 - Jane Stewart Garigan '70; 2004 - Cecelia Aguilar Ortiz '88; 2006 - Michele Anzalone Grantham '74; 2007 - Marie "Ree" Wolken Garigan '69; 2009 - Anne Schroff King '64; 2011 - Marilou Tornquist Lopez '74; 2014 - Maureen Ouellette '60; 2017 - Sharon Sayre Stevens '80

The Reverend Gilmore Alumni Award honors Salpointe's first Carmelite principal and is given to an alumnus who unselfishly serves others. Past recipients of the Rev. Joseph Gilmore Award are: 1987 - James Ronstadt '59; 1988 - Diego Navarette Jr. '55; 1989 - Arthur Chapa '59; 1990 - David Lovitt '61; 1991 - David DeValk '71; 1992 - Michael Geddes '57; 1993 - George Walls '70; 1994 - Michael J. Harris '56; 1995 - Filiberto J. Islas '78; 1996 - Oscar Salvatierra '53; 1997 - Thomas J. Nichols '58; 1998 - Tim Garigan '70; 1999 - James Joseph Murphy '54; 2000 - Kelly Copeland '78; 2001 - John McQuown '61; 2002 -Rev. Al Schifano '56; 2003 - Fr. Gavin Griffith OFM '56; Rev. Lou Burgess '60; 2006 - Frank Naughton '84; 2007 - Joe Higgins '87; 2009 - Larry Munguia '76; 2011 - Richard O'Neill '58; 2014 - Joseph T. Dimercurio '55; 2017 - Msgr. Edward C. Carscallen†

The Alumni Service Award is given to an alum for being an outstanding humanitarian. Past recipients of the Alumni Service Award are: 1987 - Gary Swanson '68; 1988 - Richard DeSchutter '58; 1989 - Larry Leber '63; 1990 - Stanley L. Cheske '58; 1991 - Christine Montaño Ronstadt '59; 1992 - Larry M. LeKander '56; 1993 - Tony Offret '72; 1994 - Joan McCormick Powell '69; 1995 - Sharon Guendelsberger Romanoski '70; 1996 - Patricia Janssen '81 and F. Ann Rodriguez '72; 1997 - Patricia Tang Crowley '62; 1998 Peter L. Adamcin '59; 1999 - Rev. John Lyons '65; 2000 - Jaime P. Gutierrez '67; 2001 - Bob Logan '75; 2002 - Mick Mathieu '74; 2003 - Michael Shinkel '63; 2004 - Richard '76 and Stella Valenzuela Schaefer '78; 2006 - Kathleen E. Gawne '81; 2007 - Tom Tronsdal '87 and Patricia Squire Klein '66; 2009 - Marianne Dillon Dunne '60; 2011 - Judy Ronstadt Austin '67 and Jan Hartman Izlar '55; 2014 - Mary Elizabeth Potts '67; 2017 - Jeannette Maré '85

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