HALL OF HONOR

 

 

2016 Hall of Honor Induction -
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Current Hall of Honor Members (2007-2015) - 
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Since 2007, the Notre Dame College Prep Hall of Hall of Honor Award has been received by 90 alumni. Plaques are displayed in the front lobby of NDCP. The selection process is managed by a selection committee that identifies and screens candidates based on one or more of the following criteria:


"The candidate shall be an Alumnus of Notre Dame College Prep who has demonstrated living the pillars of a Notre Dame education, Faith, Scholarship and Service. The candidate has achieved a high level of success in one or more of the following; as a professional in his chosen career field, as a volunteer to a charity, faith-based organization, church or other form of philanthropy, as a mentor providing support to the youth of his community or providing outstanding service to Notre Dame College Prep."

To view the Criteria for the Hall of Honor click here.

Click HERE to access the Nomination Form. 

 

HALL OF HONOR INDUCTEES BY YEAR

2015

John Bordes '59 -  Retired Real Estate attorney from the Bradley Law Firm in Bolder Colorado.

Andy Pope '77 -  Retired from Medline Corporation as Director of Fleet Operation's. Chair Person for the Life Time Learning program at NDCP.

Bob DiMeo '80 -  Managing Director and Co- Founder of DiMeo, Schneider & Associates, L.L.C. Former member of the Governance Board at NDCP.

Dan Tully '94 -  Graduate of Notre Dame University, Principal of NDCP since 2007.

Brad Tokarz '98 -   Graduate of Valparaiso University, Detective for the Deerfield Police Department and NDCP Alumni Board. 

Tony Bontempo '02 -  Graduate of Northwestern University and a Chick Evans Scholar, currently a Regional Manager for Tintri Corporation and NDCP Alumni Board.

2014

Dean Eitel '59 -  Assistant Director for the School of Public Services, DePaul University (retired) and a member of the NDCP Academic Strategic Planning Committee.

Robert Hollingsworth, Jr. '59
 - NDCP Alumni Board Historian and curator of the newly organized Alumni Memorabilia Room at ND. 

Charles Keenley '59
 - Vice President of Commercial Lines for the David Agency in Elmhurst and NDCP Alumni Board.

Timothy McGuire '68
 - CEO and Founder of Cutters Studios

Robert O'Keefe '69
 - a foot and ankle surgeon with the Weil Foot & Ankle Institute; on the staff at Lutheran General Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital

Donald Banas '70
 - retired from the Banking industry

Patrick Burke '79
 - Partner with Friedman & Huey Associates LLP and Treasurer and Finance Chair of NDCP Executive Board. 

Peter Leddy '81 
- Chief Human Resources Officer at Life Technologies, a biotechnology company.

2013

Lawrence Amidei '68 (deceased) - Varsity Assistant Football Coach, Notre Dame College Prep

Christopher Swift '79 - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.  

2012

Gary Potempa '70 - Dentist / Owner, Gary A. Potempa, DDS

Mike Angelini '74 - CPA / Partner, Callero & Callero LLP

Dave Pauluzzi '79 - CEO of PLUS Diagnostics.

Alan Acierno '93 - CEO and founder of Acierno Dental; CEO and founder of Decision One Dental; Team Dentist for the Chicago Wolves and the Schaumburg Boomers

2011

Dick Allegretti ’73 - Director of Major Gifts, Notre Dame College Prep

Michael D Brennan ’65 - retired VP of Equitable Sales at Morgan Stanley, Witter, Inc. and also a member of the Notre Dame Educational Association.

Frank DiMaria ’65 - retired floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade. 

Thomas M. Sommers ’84 - President of Sommers and Fahrenbach, Inc., a Chicago-based printing company.

Tom Theis '66
 - Audit Partner with Legacy Professionals LLP

Robert Zientara ’68
 - retired union cement finisher and foreman and operator/owner with Local 502 at Reliance Concrete (10 years); Graham Construction Inc.(5 years); Alpine Concrete, Inc. (President/principal for 17 years); and DeGraf Concrete (10 years until retirement in 2010).

2010

Mel Boldt '60 - (retired) President, Boldt Metals Incorporated.

Tom Walter '65 - CEO of Chicago-area Tasty Catering

Bruce Gill '69 - (deceased) Senior editor for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tim Hester '71 - President and owner of Purr-Ferred Petfood Inc. and Hester Brokers, Inc. in Boca Raton, Florida

Pat Cummings '73 - Vice President of Cummings Sales, a manufacturers' representative company

George Rattin '85 - President of St. Martin de Porres High School in Waukegan, Illinois 2009 Hall of Honor Inductees

2009

Bill Kelley '59 - vice Chairman of Jelly Belly Candy Company and 2005 Candy Hall of Fame Inductee

Anthony Migon '64
 - vice President of Sales for Ophthalmic Imaging Systems and Youth Hockey Instructor and Coach

Larry Sowa '65 - President, Town and Country Distributors

Peter Newell '67 - retired Citigroup Global Markets, former Defensive End for the Detroit Lions and Vice Chairman of Notre Dame College Prep's Executive Board

Connie Trela '73 - Litigation Partner, Sidley Austin LLP and 1993 Chicago Lawyer magazine Person of the Year

John Thode '75
 - Vice President & General Manager of Dell Inc. Consumer Products Group, Trumpeteer with the Reunion Jazz Orchestra, marathoner and triathlete

T.J. Riley '81 - President of Independent Financial Services, triathlete and mountain climber 

2008

Theodore Bartman ‘58 - retired engineer with Abbott Laboratories

Thomas Walton ‘59 - retired Vice President Midwest of CBS-TV

Robert Manning ‘60 - retired Vice President of Commonwealth Edison

Kenneth Rusk ‘60 - Senior Account Manager with Printing Arts

Thomas Loarie ‘64 - Chairman and CEO of Mercator MedSystems, Inc.

Richard Risk ‘64
 - (deceased), former President and CEO of Advocate Healthcare

James DiStasio ‘65
 - retired Senior Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer at Ernest & Young

Michael Beil ‘67 - Sales Manager with Leggett and Platt Incorporated

John Bamber ‘67 - Account Executive with AXA Equitable

Willam Kusack ‘67 - Managing Director of JPMorgan Chase

William Harrington ‘68 - President of Circle Flooring

Joseph Mazza ‘68 - President of FMC Bannockburn Travel Solutions

John Egart ‘68 - Independent Consultant with Egart Enterprises. Former founder and CEO of First Team Sports, a company he sold to GenX and Huffy. They make Ultra-Wheels, Hespeler Hockey and Heavy Skateboard products.

Willam Dasso ‘69 - Corporation Counsel for Old Republic Insurance

William O’Connor ‘70 - President of Outlook Window Fashions

William Rudolphsen ‘73 - retired Chief Risk Officer for Walgreens

Andrew Beierwaltes ‘77 - Deacon at St. John Brebeuf Parish and private practice insurance underwriter

John Rigali ‘77 - President of Daprato Rigali Inc.

Brian J. McCaskey ‘78 - Senior Director of Business Development for the Chicago Bears

James Les ‘81 - Head Basketball Coach at UC Davis, former Head Coach at Bradley University and a former NBA player

2007

George Holley '58 - CEO Home Diagnostics, Inc. His $1 million gift to the school helped the construction of the George Holley Science and Technology Center, which was completed in 2001. He has committed $1 million-plus to the Past, Present, Promise Capital Campaign.

Eugene Faut '59 - retired from sales and sales management in the computer industry. He was the former Vice President of the Notre Dame Alumni Association and  Notre Dame College Prep Executive Board member.

Michael B. Roche '59 - shareholder and attorney at Schuyler, Roche & Zwirner.

Robert Goldberg '60 - member of the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Board of Options Exchange.

Raymond Gorzynski '60 - (deceased), former Vice President of Sales for Medtrol, Inc.

Thomas Fahey, MD '60 - retired orthopedic surgeon from Fahey Medical Center, S.C.

Terry O'Brien '60 - retired from O'Brien Manufacturing Co. Sewer Equipment Co. of America

William DeBaets '60 - retired, beloved long-time Notre Dame teacher.

John Zei '62 
- President and CEO of Knowles Electronics.

Paul Kanzer '64 - Technical Support Availability manager for Computer Associates

Francis A. Gembala '65 - retired Cook County Circuit Court Associate Judge in the Domestic Relations Division

James Pankow '65
 - influential trombonist and composer for the group Chicago

James Larocco '66 - former Director General of the Multinational Forces and Observers in Rome, Italy and former Ambassador of Kuwait

John Accetturo '66 - Councilman for Carmel, Indiana and managing partner of CMA Consultants, LLC

John Ranos '66 - Business Manager of the Department of Anesthesiology at Rush University Medical Center

Robert Flood '66 - President of Flood Brothers Disposal & Recycling Services and a Notre Dame College Prep Executive Board member

Frank Marrese '66 
- President of Ecker Enterprises, Inc.

Patrick McCaskey '67 - Board Member and the Special Projects Senior Director of the Chicago Bears

James Durkin '67 - Corporate Vice President at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and President of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.

Joe Petricca '68 - retired long-time Head Football Coach, Physical and Driver's Education teacher at Palatine High School

William A. Shiel '68 - retired Senior Vice President, Facilities Development for Walgreen Co

John L. Krazinski '68
 - retired as a mechanical engineer for Argonne National Laboratory

Joseph G. Martorano, MD '70 - President of Medtrol, Inc.

Daniel Locallo '70 - Cook County Circuit Court Judge in the Law Division

Ken Marchetti '70 - President and CEO of Olmarc Packaging Company

Rev. Thomas Baima '71 - Vice President and Provost at the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary

John F. McDonough '71 - President and CEO of the Chicago Blackhawks; former President of the Chicago Cubs

Rev. Gregory S. Sackowicz '71 - Pastor of St. Mary of Woods Parish in Chicago and co-host of the Archdiocese of Chicago's "Catholic Schools Today" program on 820-AM

David Daul '72 - President of Allen Woods & Associates, Inc.

Rev. Thomas P. May '73 
- Pastor of St. Mary Parish in Riverside, Illinois. Former Pastor of St. John Brebeuf Parish in Niles, Illinois.

Rev. Austin Collin, CSC '73 - Professor on the faculty of the Department of Art, Art History and Design at the University of Notre Dame

Matthew Berrafato '76 - Partner in Messmer/Berrafato Consulting Group and chairman of the First Step Foundation

Christopher T. Nowotarski '76 - President of Christopher T. Nowotarski, P.C. Stone, Pogrund & Korey & a Notre Dame College Prep Executive Board Member