Notre Dame College Prep's Hall of Honor was established in 2007 to recognize alumni who have exhibited outstanding achievements in faith, scholarship and service since graduation from Notre Dame. The inductees come from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds which include the areas of law, medicine, business, philanthropy, teaching, and religion.
2007 Hall of Honor Inductees
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 is currently the Vice President of the Notre Dame Alumni Association and a 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 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
2008 Hall of Honor Inductees
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
2009 Hall of Honor Inductees
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
2010 Hall of Honor Inductees
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
2011 Hall of Honor Inductees
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 De Graf Concrete (10 years until retirement in 2010).