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Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented annually to two alumni (one male and one female) who demonstrate concern and dedication to others by embracing Cardinal Mooney High School’s Pillars of “Sanctity, Scholarship and Discipline.”

These alumni have excelled in their profession, made a positive impact on their community, live of life rooted in faith, & continue to support the strong tradition and bright future of CMHS (demonstrated continued involvement, support and/ or service to CMHS). These exceptional alumni are outstanding role models for prospective and current Cardinal Mooney students.

Previous Award Winners

1997
Denise DeBartolo York, ’68
Michael Morley, ‘74

1998
Carole Haus Halloran, ‘64
M. Frank Beck, ‘74

1999
Dale Gresko, ‘68
Mary Beth Gordon Gresko, ’73

2000
Susan Doyle Trewella, ’69
David Handel, ‘74

2001
Catherine Pearce Wigley, ’69
Ed Farris, ‘70
George Farris, ’72
John Farris, 77

2002
Sr. Patricia McNicholas, OSU, ’61
Joseph Fleming, ‘66

2003
Diana Babnich Colaianni, ’65
Fr. Stephen Popovich, ‘72

2004
Kathy Coppola Villella, ’69
Terry Reardon, ‘81

2005
Elena M. Rossi, M.D., M.M.M., ’74
John Babyak, M.D., ‘74

2006
John Gocala ’66
Chrysann Metzinger Mitzel ’69

2007
Wally Dunne ‘61
Nancy Walcott Varley ’64

2008
Frank Courtney ‘67

2009
Marilyn Colla Daltorio ‘71

2010
Sr. Bernadine Janci, SND, ’59
Edward Reese ’77

2011
Deborah Reardon Schiavone ’69
Dr. Thomas Boniface ’77

2012
Sr. M. Kathleen Minchin ’61
Bob Stoops ’78

2013
Dr. Willian S. Diorio ‘60
Dr. Mary Lou Kachmer McGregor ‘79

2014
Dr. Robert Gerberry ‘61
Susan Squillace Sandine ‘65

2015
Mary Lou Rogers ‘69
Atty. Steven Yuhas ‘78

2016
Patricia Guidos ‘59
Thomas Mastramico ‘72

2017
Sr. Margaret Scheetz  ‘63
Atty. Michael C. Kilanowski ‘66
Dr. Patricia Cipriano Prelock ’72
John Zajac ‘74

 

Letters of nomination are eagerly accepted. Please considering the following questions when nominating an alumni:

  • What is you relationship to the nominee?
  • Briefly outline the work experience of the nominee.
  • Briefly outline volunteer/community involvement.
  • What particular qualities and/or activities of the nominee make you believe he or she should receive this award?
  • How does this nominee demonstrate a continuing concern for others embracing the Cardinal Mooney motto “Sanctity, Scholarship and Discipline”?
  • Describe the nominees continue involvement and support of Cardinal Mooney High.

Letters describing the nominee’s qualifications in relation to the above criterion, should be forwarded to the Alumni Office at Cardinal Mooney High School, 2545 Erie St., Youngstown, OH 44507 no later than November 15 of the preceding year.