Distinguished Alumni Awardees

Award Codes

  • [DA] - Distinguished Alumni
  • [DM] - Distinguished Merit
  • [PA] - Professional Achievement
  • [L] - Loyalty to the University
  • [S] - Service to the Community
  • [IYC] - Ignatian Year Commemoration
  • [H] - Humanitarian Service
  • [YA] - Young Alumni Achievement

1970 - 1979

  • 1970 - Hon. Luis H. Burke '26, L'26 [DA]
  • 1971 - Donald C. Klosterman '52 [DA]
  • 1972 - Henry M. Ramirez '52, M.Ed.'57 [DA]
  • 1973 - Wilfred L. Von Der Ahe '32, L'33 [DA]
  • 1974 - George F. Montgomery '30 [DA]
  • 1975 - Hon. David A. Roberti '61 [DA]
  • 1976 - Hon. Burch Donahue '42 [DA]
  • 1977 - Jack J. Haley '56 [DA]
  • 1978 - William H. Hannon '37 [DA]
  • 1979 - Peter F. Newell '40 [DA]

1980 - 1989

  • 1980 - William Rasch '31 [DA]
  • 1981 - Richard C. Dunn '50 [DA]
  • 1982 - Lucien L. Escallier '42 [DA]
  • 1984 - Rev. Donald P. Merrifield, SJ [DM]; Gen. Eugene F. Tighe '49 [PA]; Frances Hill Cooney '53 [L]; Dr. Bill Grisby '56 [S]
  • 1985 - Eugene T. Sullivan '52 [L]; Anthony F. Trafecanty '60 [S]; Anthony L. Coelho '64 [PA]
  • 1986 - Rev. Alfred J. Kilp, SJ '30 [DM]; Vincent S. Carter '57, M.D. [S]; David E. Hammers '59 [L]; Tamara Asseyev '65 [PA]
  • 1987 - Guy B. Wilson '54 [PA]; Hon. Benjamin Aranda III '62m L'69 [S]; Edward D. McPherson '41 [L]
  • 1988 - Melvin R. Herbert '57 [L]; Robert A. Adams '71 [S]; Winifred Hervey-Stallworth '77 [PA]
  • 1989 - Edward F. Slattery '43 [PA]; Arthur P. Carroll, Jr. '61 [L]; Kevin V. Anthony '72 [S]

1990 - 1999

  • 1990 - Edison H. Miyawaki '52, M.D. [L]; John S. O'Brien '56, M.D. [PA]; Monica K. Santos '79 [S]
  • 1991 - Julio Michael Torres '57, M.D. [L]; Robert J. Sclabassi '62 [PA]; Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., M.A. '85 [IYC]; Donald C. Kinkhammer '51, L'55 [S]
  • 1992 - Charles K. Von Der Ahe '59 [L]; Dorothy Babbitt Shea '59 [S]; Wilfred L. Von Der Ahe '32, L'33 [L]; Celestino M. Beltran '68 [PA]
  • 1993 - Martin J. Burke, Sr. '26, L'26 [L]; Mary Agnes Erlandson Ramirez '82 [S]; Thomas V. Girardi '61, L'64 [PA]
  • 1994 - Murray C. Upstill '33 [L]; Charles R. Redmond '74 [PA]; Mary L. Rainwater '80 [S]
  • 1995 - Donald J. Nores '52 [L]; Frank L. Amato, Jr., M.D. '56 [PA]; Daniel P. Garcia '70 [S]
  • 1996 - John F. Grundhofer '60 [PA]; Michael J. Smith '66 [L]; Pamela A. Rector '77, M.A. '79, M.Ed. '82 [S]
  • 1997 - Lawrence J. Sork, Sr. '37 [L]; Leo D. Lagasse, M.D. '52 [S]; Richard L. Adelman '68, M.A. '76 [PA]
  • 1998 - Marty Peters '64 [S]; Robert Kerslake '68 [L]; Mary Ellen Clinton, M.D. '72 [PA]
  • 1999 - Timothy G. Psomas '62 [H]; Beth Burns '78 [S]; Stephen F. Page '62, J.D. '68 [PA]

2000 - Present

  • 2000 - Maureen Fleming Jay '60 [H]; Tony Bui '94 [YA]; R. Curt Grove '56, M.S.E. '58 [L]; Daniel C. Lynch '63 [PA]
  • 2001 - R. Chad Dreier '69 [PA]; James F. Stahl '65 [L]; Mary M. Chambers '82 [H]; David Buckmaster '94 [YA]
  • 2002 - Stan Chambers '43 [PA]; Dr. Joseph P. Callinan '57 [L]; Thomas Chabolla '81 [H]
  • 2003 - Renee L. Harrangue '57, PhD [L]; Mark Newell '77 [H]; Jack B. Orman '90 [PA]; Effie T. Brown '93 [YA]
  • 2004 - Dick Poladian '74, Hon. Irma Brown '70, JD '73, Troy Edwards '88
  • 2005 - Hon. Paul Boland '63 [DA], John F. Cosgrove '77 [DA], Marta Fernandez '82 [DA], Diana Fuentes-Michel '79, William J. Campbell '64
  • 2006 - Marsha L. Brown '72 [DA], Alex Martin Chaves '86 [DA], Hon. Frederick J. Lower '56, JD '64 [DA]
  • 2007 - Hon. Victor Chavez '53, JD '59 [DA], Kathy Wilson Moret '72 [DA], Javier Guerena '62 [DA], Linda Cardellini '97 [DA]
  • 2008 - Forescee Hogan-Rowles '80 [DA], Raul Salinas '82 [DA], David Zuercher '68 [DA]
  • 2009 - Martha Diaz Askenazy '81 [DA], Dick McBride '57 [DA], Francis Lawrence '91 [DA]
  • 2010 - Tony Brown '92 [DA], Thomas G. Hynes '59 [DA], Kathryn E. Nielsen '76 [DA]
  • 2011 - Martha De La Torre '78 [DA], Mary Ellen Gozdecki '69 [DA], Joseph Knott '74 [DA]
  • 2012 - Christian de Virgilio '82 [DA], Kathy Desmond '71 [DA], Mike Mulvihill '59 [DA]
  • 2013 - Diana C. Casares Bell '81 [DA], Hon. Bill Bogaard '59 [DA], Rene B. LaVigne '83 [DA]
  • 2014 - Maria C. Dzida '74, MA '95 [DA], Henry K. Jordan '78 [DA], Rosemary L. Turner '84 [DA]
  • 2015 - Claudine M. Cazian Britz '00 [DA], Jovana M. Lara '88 [DA], David Mirkin '78 [DA], Joseph P. Page '75, M.B.A. '79