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Alumni Award Recipients

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"The Hames Alumni Honors Award recognizes alumni who have exemplified the ideals of Saint Thomas Academy while distinguishing themselves in their communities. Honorees are chosen for their advancement of the goals of the Academy and enriching the lives of those around them through professional and civic leadership, intellectual and cultural pursuits, and human welfare activities." 

HAMES AWARD

Award Recipients

2018 Thomas Clements '73
2017 Dr. Wayne Thalhuber, M.D. '56
2016 T. Michael McNulty, S.J. '58
2015 T.J. Ryan '78
2014 William Culbertson (Honorary Alumnus)
2013 James Garberg '41
2012 John "Buzz" Myser '52
2011 Tom Lee '55
2010 Justin McCarthy '41
2009 William Fallon '49
2008 Roger Swenson '51
2007 William Gabler '63
2006 Thomas Schreier (Honorary Alumnus)
2005 Michael OConnell '59
2004 Gerald Brown '58
2003 Thomas Krebsbach '41
2002 Lawrence McGough '47
2001 Brian Short '68
2000 Timothy Kelly '52
1999 Christopher Cox '70
1998 Charles Denny '48
1997 Felix Bettendorf '41
1996 James Whalen '42
1995 Ronald Smith '51
1994 James Shannon '38
1993 Walter Kurtz (Honorary Alumnus)
1992 William Foussard '72
1991 Robert Hamel '41
1990 Thomas Gainor '51
1989 Paul Vincent '44
1988 Michael Wright '56
1987 John Hoffen '53
1986 Robert Courteau '41
1985 Gerald Donovan '48
1984 Lawrence O'Shaughnessy '39
1983 J. Jerome Plunkett '42
1982 J. Peter Ritten '51
1981 Joseph O'Neill '49
1980 Richard Murphy '42
1979 Alan Ruvelson '32
1978 Herbert Mischke '45
1977 Thomas Carlin '39
1976 Clarence Rowe '34
1975 Frank Mullaney '39
1974 Emmet Murphy '18
1973 L. Fallon Kelly '26
1972 Alfred Gruenther '16
1971 Patrick Towle '25
1970 William Fallon '15
1969 John Lee '51

Saint Thomas Academy Athletic Hall of Fame Mission Statement:

To instill and preserve pride in the rich tradition of Saint Thomas Academy by celebrating the outstanding athletic accomplishments or contributions to the athletic history and traditions of the Academy by alumni athletes, their coaches, directors, advisors and loyal supporters.
 
Saint Thomas Academy Athletic Hall of Fame Belief Statements:
  • Participation in athletics enhances the educational program in preparing students for future success.
  • Involvement in athletics cultivates pride in Saint Thomas Academy and our community, nurtures respect for others and promotes cooperation and teamwork.
  • Work ethic, skill, values and friendships attained through athletics are enduring and establish a life long bond with Saint Thomas Academy.
  • Participants who have attained excellence by virtue of their involvement in athletics are deserving of recognition.
  • The Athletic Hall of Fame seeks to instill Saint Thomas Academy alumni and students with pride in and awareness of the high level of excellence in competition of Saint Thomas Academy athletes, coaches and loyal supporters.
Saint Thomas Academy Athletic Hall of Fame Objectives:
  • Host an annual event for the purpose of recognizing and inducting nominees to the Saint Thomas Academy Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • Establish an Athletic Hall of Fame site at Saint Thomas Academy that is designed with dignity and good taste and displays appropriate memorials and commemorations of inductees.Maintain a network of friends, acquaintances and supporters having in common the ideals and excellence, which the Saint Thomas Academy Athletic Hall of Fame represents.
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Hall of Fame Inductees

2018

Coach Bill Ridley

Stephen Cronk ’64

Tom Knox ’73

Dan Leighton ’81

Matt Brzica ’89

Fritz Waldvogel ’08

2017

John Gross '54

Tom Cross '75

Tim McGough '76

Tim McManus '07

John O'Connell '63

Matthew Schnobrich '97

Joe Slater '78

Dennis Smith '70

Kip Winden '03

2016

Steve Abbott '1976

Bill Culbertson

Daniel Flynn '57

Tom Gibbons '09

James Kronschnabel '72

I.A. O'Shaughnessy

Ako Stafford '90

Jack Zahr
 

2015

Peter Castner '15

John McDowell '60

Mitchell Berg '77

Christopher Moore '97

Nelson Carlson '03

Bill and Diana Makens

2014

Herb Mischke '45

Wayne Thalhuber '56

Pat Feely '63

Christopher Brown '69

William Miley '77

2013

Michael J. Mullin '51

Richard J. Allen '60

Roger E. Anderson '72

James F. Warner '72

Michael T. Flood '77

Patrick L. Tingelhoff '86

Javier L. Collins '96

Jeremy J. Harris '03

2012

Joseph Jensen '47

Julian Bilski '49

Richard Urbanski '51

John Hoffner '53

Randall Skarda '86

Ryan Murray '90

Mark Montgomery '90

Coach Tom Ihnot

2011

Angelo Giuliani '30

Dennis Fitzpatrick '69

Kevin Berg '76

Sean Maher '79

Patrick Mascia '83

Todd Spicer '97

Tony Abbott '98

Coach Tom Feely

Coach Skip McMahon

2010

John Salscheider '42

John Kelly '50

James Murray '59

Eugene Hardman '60

Charles Kelly '71

David Steveken '82

Pat Eilers '85

2009

John H. O'Brien '45

John F. Horan '51

Dennis M. Monahan '53

Richard C. Swenson '60

Andrew J. Brown '65

2008

Edmund M. Krowka '45

Joseph R. Sturdivant '48

F.J. "Steve" Dolan '51

Gerald E. Thomas '53

Terence P. Flynn '55

Michael W. Wright '56

Gerald M. Brown '58

Michael J. Robertson '65

Thomas A. Malchow '95

2017 STA Hall of Fame inductees