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to Jesuit Today. This issue provides a glimpse into the end of another outstanding year at Jesuit. It was a year filled with alumni achievements, student successes in the classroom and on the field, service to those in need around the world, celebrations of community, and generous support from our volunteers and donors. While space doesn’t allow us to share all that was good about the 2011-2012 academic year, we think you’ll agree it was a year that brought us many reasons to be thankful.
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas
The formation of Men for Others is the defining trait of Jesuit Dallas. We share insights into how Men for Others are formed from the perspectives of three men who are both alumni and faculty members. As we celebrate graduation with the Class of 2012—recognizing the achievements of this brotherhood of exceptional young men and sharing their college destinations—we do so with confidence that they will continue to be Men for Others as they find their place in the world outside the walls of Jesuit.
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We look forward to the year ahead—the school’s 70th— and invite you to participate in the life of Jesuit. Check out the upcoming events listed on page four and mark your calendar for fall football, homecoming festivities, service opportunities and more.
The Class of 2012 celebrates commencement. (Unless otherwise noted, graduation photos in this issue were taken by Don Painter Photography) Front Cover: Principal Tom Garrison ’92 congratulates a student award winner at convocation. (Photo credit: Jack White ’13)
Michael A. Earsing President Thomas E. Garrison Principal Rev. Francis W. Huete, S.J. Rector of the Jesuit Community David C. Berend Vice President & CFO Charles E. Vinson II Vice President of Institutional Advancement
SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Chairman: Edwin S. Bell, Jr. Trustees: Rev. Ronald Boudreaux, S.J.; Michael A. Earsing; Carlos D. Esparza, S.J.; Rev. Raymond Fitzgerald, S.J.; Thomas E. Garrison; James B. Harris; John F. Hubach; Rev. Francis W. Huete, S.J.; Joseph V. Hughes, Jr. ’71; Cheryl L. Joyner; Rev. Anthony Martinez, S.J.; Rick J. O’Brien ’82; Rev. Anthony G. Rauschuber, S.J.; Michael S. Rawlings
JESUIT FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES Chairman: John A. Wensinger ’77 Trustees: Edwin S. Bell, Jr.; Joseph M. Coleman; J.D. Dell; Michael A. Earsing; John F. Hubach; Doug Lattner ’69; Dennis M. Lynch ’87; Michael J. Marz ’74; Thomas M. Melsheimer ’79; Joseph C. Murphy, Jr.; Scot W. O’Brien ’78; Phineas W. Stubbs, Jr. ’77; Elisabeth M. Struckell; Charles E. Vinson II; Carol B. Wright
B.J. Antes Senior Director of Development Andrea Autrey Foundation Administrator Colleen Cunningham Director of Communications/Community Relations Jan Deck Celebration Auction Jessica Harbin Director of Annual Giving Joe Howard ’04 Digital Communications Associate Rosann Mack Communications Associate Kevin Mullan Director of Alumni Relations Maureen Nawalaniec Accountant Kim Raschke Advancement Services Coordinator Lisa Thompson Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator Rhonda White Director of Advancement Services Jesuit Today is published for alumni, parents and friends by the Advancement Office. Design/Production: Joe Howard ’04 Printing: Eric Bonenberger ’90, Business Printing Direct letters to the Editor, address changes, or other correspondence to: Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Advancement Office 12345 Inwood Road Dallas, TX 75244-8094 Postmaster: Send address corrections to: 12345 Inwood Road | Dallas, TX 75244-8094 www.jesuitcp.org 1-877-JCP-AMDG
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Message from the President
News & Notes
2011-2012 Athletic Summary
Senior College Destinations
Men for Others: Feature Story
A Lasting Legacy
Weddings and New Arrivals
Message from the President May is a very exciting month in the Jesuit calendar. Who can deny that graduation, which takes place on the fourth Saturday of May, is special? While the graduation ceremony is a milestone event, it actually holds little meaning in academia as the allimportant transcript, rather than the diploma, certifies that one is a bona fide graduate. So I feel comfortable proposing that another May activity may actually be more important in the life of a senior. That is the Senior Mass and Breakfast, an annual Mother’s Day celebration. At Jesuit, we honor the bond of a mother and her son throughout the four years of a student’s life. As I watch mothers drop off their sons at Jesuit for the first time, I imagine the thoughts and emotions running through their minds. I have often wondered if Mary had similar feelings when she knew Jesus was about to embark on his Father’s work. There is a bronze by Robert Nicpon entitled “The Call of the Father…The Will to Serve” that captures the emotion and thoughts of this event. It depicts Jesus as a young man, pulling away from his reluctant-to-let-go-of-him mother. What always strikes me is that Mary and Jesus have their right hands clutched, fingers entwined over Mary’s heart. Jesus is taking steps, with his left arm raised forward, obviously looking toward the future, a future that will require Mary to let go of her son. As painful as the separation process is for parents and sons, it is indeed part of the plan that was set in motion from the first day those sons were dropped off at Jesuit. During his time at Jesuit, each young man has been given the ability to realize his dreams, to continue to listen to God’s voice in guiding his actions and to help to bring God’s Kingdom through his work. We wish each member of the Class of 2012 all of God’s blessings as he goes out into the world as one more Man for Others.
Michael A. Earsing
MISSION STATEMENT Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas offers young men an excellent, Catholic education in the classical Jesuit tradition with the purpose of forming a community of men of high moral principles and service to others.
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JESUITUPDATE At the Ballpark
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Baseball Hall of Fame game and Alumni Family Day activities added to the fun as Rangers Baseball took to the field in the revamped ballpark in March. Players appreciated the new dugouts, fans enjoyed the upgraded bleachers, and announcers appreciated the premium press box. Before a great night of baseball, longtime favorite coach and Jesuit Sports Hall of Fame member Rufe Bruton ’55 warmed up to throw out the first pitch while Agustin Gonzales ’94 outfitted his boys in Rangers gear to take the mound as winners of a pre-game contest.
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While escorting Charles Edmond through Jesuit, Tim Nguyen ’12 stops to introduce him to David Oglesby and Senior Class President Jordan McRae ’12.
Charles Edmond Visit
Visit the Jesuit College Prep Dallas fan page. Alumni are invited to send a friend request to Jesuit Rangers.
When Charles Edmond ’58 visited Jesuit on April 30, it was his first return to the school since he became the first black student to graduate from the school in 1958. Accompanied by his wife, Ruth, and family members including his son, his sister, and his nephew, Edmond met with classmates and spoke to students about his experience attending Jesuit in the segregated world of 1950s Dallas. The Dallas Morning News covered the historic visit, which Ruth and Charles Edmond promised would not be their last. For more about the visit, read Jesuitroundup.org by scanning the code with your smartphone. summer 2012
2012 CALENDAR AUGUST 24
First Day of School
Rangers Football in Dublin
Football Home Opener
20 Father-Son Casino Night
MAGIS Golf Classic
Challenge Drive Sunday
20 ArtQuest 21-25 Alumni Annual Fund Call Nights
NEWS+NOTES Peggy Haden Woman of the Year At its spring luncheon, the JWA recognized Peggy Haden as its Woman of the Year for more than forty years of service to Jesuit. It would be difficult to find a volunteer role at the school that Peggy has not filled. She continues to lend a hand wherever sheâ€™s needed, even if it requires crawling on the floor to remove tape after the Christmas Bazaar. Shown here with Mike Earsing, a highlight of the event was their impromptu duet of a favorite from Guys and Dolls.
Remembering Jim Walsh James Gerard Walsh, who lived a life of dedication to Jesuit Dallas, died peacefully May 1. He began his 47-year career of service to the school as the varsity basketball coach and history teacher. Later roles included athletic director and vice president of development. He was instrumental in the creation of The Jesuit Foundation, for which he served as president. His commitment to service extended to the Dallas community, particularly to Catholic causes and institutions, as well as national and international institutions. The Jesuit community mourns his loss but celebrates his legacy of generations of Jesuit students.
2-4 Homecoming Celebrations 9-10 & Fall Theater 16-17 Production 11
21-23 Thanksgiving Break
JWA Christmas Bazaar
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Day in the Life of a Refugee
On March 28, the Terry Center was transformed to allow students to experience two separate refugee camp situations. One was modeled after the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, Africa while the other was modeled after Asian refugee camps, including those serving Bhutanese refugees in Nepal. During A Day in the Life of a Refugee, students gained appreciation for the struggles of displaced persons while the evening presented opportunities for the broader community.
Christmas Break (Through January 4)
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What an Evening
Up to the Challenge
Thanks to the support of hundreds of volunteers and generous supporters, 2012 Celebration Auction Co-chairwomen Jackie Costanza and Debbie Bradshaw not only threw a great party, An Evening in the Wine Country, but were able to present a check for more than $631,000 to President Mike Earsing and Chairman of the the Jesuit Foundation Finance Committee, Michael Marz ’74. The funds provide financial aid to students whose families could not otherwise afford to send their sons to Jesuit. Mark your calendar for April 13, 2013, when the Celebration Auction will bring you a fun-filled Run for the Roses at the Omni Hotel Dallas.
2012 Challenge Drive Chairman Joe Coleman, assisted by Co-chairman Chris Barnet (R-L), leads parents of current students to surpass last year’s record-setting $882,000 raised. Contributions to the drive help the school bridge the gap between tuition and the full cost of educating each student. This year’s drive will culminate with Challenge Drive Sunday on October 14. Follow the progress of the drive or make a gift at jesuitcp.org/challengedrive.
Medical Mission Lend Me a Tenor Jesuit Theater presented the hilarious Lend Me a Tenor to sold-out crowds over two weekends in April, followed by the senior-directed oneact plays in May. Building on the success of the 2011-2012 season, next year’s offerings include One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest November 9-10 and 16-17.
In March, Kevin Garcia ’78 and faculty members Jan Jones, Max Von Schlehenried ’06, Ben Kirby ’00 and Erica Walker traveled with Jesuit seniors John Euart, Kevin Kim, John Simion, Chris Steiner, Tim Nguyen (pictured), and Manoj Jacob ’13 to Chacaya, Solola, Guatemala with medical supplies donated by the school community. There they delivered the supplies to local doctors and provided basic medical care to 300 villagers who have no access to routine care. summer 2012
NEWS+NOTES ASC IV Jesuit is thrilled to welcome the 2012-2013 members of the Alumni Service Corps. From top to bottom, Andrew Fleming ’08 (Michigan State University ’12), T.J. Howard ’08 (Texas Christian University ’12), Jake O’Brien ’08 (Boston College ’12), and Chris Patterson ’08 (University of Mississippi ’12) will return to Jesuit for a year of service.
Special Games The Class of 2012 welcomed nearly 400 special athletes to campus for a day of adaptive field games. A brief morning shower did nothing to dampen the spirits of the guests or their Jesuit hosts who moved the fun inside.
Crawfish Boil Celebrates Alumni Annual Fund Success Nearly 400 alumni and guests turned out on a Saturday afternoon in April to hear zydeco music and enjoy heaps of crawfish along with the company of friends. The event celebrated a successful Alumni Annual Fund, where Jesuit graduates contributed more than $600,000 for today’s students and those to come.
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President’s Reception Mike Earsing welcomed major annual fund supporters as well as special contributors to the school to the President’s Reception in late May. While enjoying good food and great company, attendees celebrated the success of the Challenge Drive, the Alumni Annual Fund and other efforts that make a Jesuit education possible for generations of young men.
THE YEAR IN ATHLETICS College Athletes Sign Christian Bartholomew Baseball, Wake Forest Jeff Bartlett Discus & Shot-put, Texas A&M Chris Cisneros Baseball, University of Arkansas Tanner Coffin Soccer, Hardin-Simmons University Ryan Dendinger Soccer, St. Edward’s University Josh Dillon Soccer, St. John’s University Cole Enmon Baseball, Spring Hill College Nick Erturkner Tennis, Case Western Reserve University Dalton Eudy Soccer, Providence College Jon Hoffman Swimming, Trinity University John Kaplan Pole Vault, Marquette University Andy Kim Crew, Cornell University David Lacey Basketball, Trinity University Westford Lang Crew, Georgetown University Mac Maguire Lacrosse, Swarthmore College Matthew Miller Lacrosse, Providence College Warren Noble Crew, George Washington University Alex Petsos Lacrosse, Rollins College Joe Powell Baseball, Saint Louis University Andrew Rossato Cross Country, Northwestern State University of Louisiana Dylan Stone Cheerleading, Saint Louis University Nick Thompson Tennis, Creighton University Hank Tobolka Baseball, Oklahoma State University Lucas Valelly Baseball, Rollins College Ben Wright Baseball, Santa Clara University
Blue & Gold: Celebrating Jesuit Athletes of Yesterday and Today The Blue & Gold Banquet Presented by Merrill Lynch celebrated athletes of yesterday and today at the Intercontinental Hotel in May. Pat Schnitzius ’45 was honored as the fan of the year, Mike Boeding ’60 received the Gold Ranger Award, John Schmeltz ’74 was recognized for distinguished service, Chris Surran was named coach of the year, and Akuda Esin ’12 was singled out as the athlete of the year. In addition to recognizing current athletes, teams and fans, the evening marked the induction of the 2012 Sports Hall of Fame honorees (L-R): Jerry Taliaferro ’63 (basketball); Adrian Winnubst ’81 (soccer); John Murphy ’70 (football, track & field); and TJ Hansen ’01 (wrestling). To read about the inductees, visit jesuitroundup.org by scanning the code with your smart phone.
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9-5A District Champions; Bi-District Champions; 9-5A District MVP: Joe Powell; 9-5A District Pitcher of the Year: Christian Bartholomew; First Team All-District: Chris Cisneros, Conner Glogowski, Shea Stine, Hank Tobolka, Lucas Valelly, Ben Wright
Finished 2nd in District 9-5A; All-District First Team: Reid Leinbaugh, Tim Sayers, Steven Spieth; District Newcomer of the Year: Tim Sayers
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Dallas West District Champions (Undefeated); Qualified for State: Finished 28th out of 176 teams
CREW (Still in Competition)
1st Place at the Head of the Oklahoma Regatta; 1st Place at the O, E & G Night Sprints in October; 1st Place at the S.W.E.A.T. Indoor Regatta; 1st Place at the Heart of Texas Regatta
9-5A Team District Champions; 5 runners in the top 10 Photo credit: Pat Sayers
Finished 2nd in District 9-5A; Bi-District Finalists; AP First Team All-State: Jake Oliver; Junior All-American Team: Jake Oliver; Landry Award Finalist: Jake Oliver; 9-5A Offensive Player of the Year: Jake Oliver; 9-5A Newcomer of the Year: Garrett Van de Ven; 9-5A First Team All-District: J.J. Gustafson, Jordan Mastrogiovanni, Jake Oliver Photo credit: Jack White ’13
9-5A Team District Champions; 9-5A Team Runner Up; 9-5A Individual District Champion: Josh Radcliff; Regional Qualifiers: Jesuit A & B; 9-5A All-District First Team: Thomas Allen, JC Campbell, Sean Lyden, Matthew Mentesana, Josh Radcliff, Sam Rosenberg, Will Strong, Moose Valletti, Jack White
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AT&T High School Hockey State Semi-Finalist; AT&T High School Hockey AllStar: Nick Alexander, Brenden Cain, Garrett Finney, Hayden Meshell
State Semi-Finalists; Undefeated in District; All-American Nominee: Zack Coker, Michael McCarney, Dan Morris, Garrett Van de Ven; First Team All-State: Zach Coker, Michael McCarney, Dan Morris, Garrett Van de Ven; First Team All-District: Lee Belland, Carson Buell, Christian Carson-Banister, Hunter Hill, Jason Myers, Alex Petsos Photo credit: Jack White ’13
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NEWS+NOTES POWER LIFTING
State Champion THSPA Division I 220lb weight class: Akuda Esin
Photo credit: Bill Foerster
State Semi-Finalists; Metroplex Champions; Texas High School Rugby Conference State Championship Final Four - Qualifier
Regional Semi-Finalists; Finished 2nd in District 9-5A; ESPN: Top Twenty National High Schools; District Defensive MVP: Tanner Coffin; District Goalkeeping MVP: Matt Tulli; First Team All-District: Tanner Coffin, Guy Harris, Zac Stavrou, Juan Torres, Matt Tulli
District Champions: Gold Medalist sweep in all 12 events; Regional Champions: Gold Medalist in 5 events (3 individual and 2 relays); 1st Team All-State: Garrett Toledo (Broke school record in the 50 yard freestyle); AllAmerican 50 yard Freestyle: Garrett Toledo; All-American 200 Medley Relay: Eric Futscher, Jon Hoffman, Alex Knitch & Garrett Toledo
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9-5A District Singles Champion: Nick Thompson; 9-5A District Doubles Champions: Kevin Butkus & Nick Erturkuner; 9-5A District Doubles Runner-up: Austin Barker & Ian McBride
TRACK & FIELD
9-5A District Champions; Advanced 15 events to Regional meet; Third place in UIL state championship in discus: Jeffrey Bartlett
Qualified 3 wrestlers for regional competition; 1st Team All-District: Nick Barker, Will Davis Photo credit: Jack White ’13
Coach DeLong Wins 500 On March 20, Rangers soccer coach Charles DeLong joined an elite fraternity when he logged his 500th career win. Since joining Jesuit in 1980, DeLong has brought the school 15 TCIL championships and the UIL state title in 2010. More important, he has contributed to the formation of decades of Jesuit students. Current students and Jesuit alumni from across the decades joined Coach DeLong to celebrate the achievement.
Photo credit: Jack White ’13
college destina Abilene Christian University
Arizona State University
of 2012 totalled more
Indiana University at Bloomington
than $26 million
Iowa State University
Austin Community College
Kansas State University
Scholarships offered to the class
David Lee Morales John Dean Stone
Matthew Miller Kenkel James George Mantil James Butler Douglas Benjamin Nichols
Daniel Joseph Galindo Jaime Montemayor
Six students were awarded full-ride scholarships and an additional four
Blake Michael Wilcox
Case Western Reserve University Nicolas Cem Erturkuner
Patrick Hayes Anderson Brenden Alexander Cain
Tanner James Coffin
Andrew Cleek McCall Jordan Frederick Tranchina Justin Robert Danko
Robert Philip Holland
Louisiana State University Akuda Edet Esin Jared Jordan Johnson William Ward Schneider Nicholas John Zipko
Loyola Marymount University Grant W. Huber Calhoun Burnim Huntley Jordan Claybon McRae Timothy Khiem Nguyen Jared Pearson
Loyola University Chicago Andrew James Donovan Zachary Austin Snyder Adam Alexander Williamson
Alex Michael Briskey Kevin William Butkus
Loyola University Maryland
Colorado School of Mines
39 students will
Quinn Matthew Wolf
John Joseph Kaplan Christopher Bernard Steiner
Andy Hyung Kim Eric Nunez-LaFontaine
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Nicholas Clark Thompson
attend one of 14
George Washington University
Brendan Patrick Oâ€™Brien William Warren Noble William Fonseca Westford Lewis Lang
Jackson Christopher Blais
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Nicolas Mateo Brown
Andrew Robert Rossato
Northwestern University Derick Liu
Oklahoma State University Robert Brooks Dorsey John Joseph Hever Thomas Patrick Liese Timothy Michael Sayers Henry Louis Tobolka
Providence College Dalton Kane Eudy Matthew Lord Miller
ations CLASS OF 2012 Regis University
Colin James Karlix Connor Matthew O’Hare Forrest Weston Smith
Christopher Robert Harshaw
Rockhurst University Lane Stuart Acosta
Alexander Phillip Petsos Lucas Houston Valelly
Saint Louis University
Michael Paul Andro Anthony Louis Catalano Thomas William Codd John Conner Glogowski Allen Prunty Hartmann Jackson Zeller Howell Kevin Joseph Kuhn Zachary Colin Lucas Joseph Powell Dylan Christopher Stone
Santa Clara University
Patrick Stirling Barone Jonathan Warren Bedard Mark Christopher Diaz-Arrastia Benjamin Alexander Wright
Savannah College of Art and Design Slater Michael Ferrell
Southern Methodist University Nathan John Alaniz Brendan Anthony Celii Roberto Hernandez Mark Andrew Honrales Bruno Fernando Johnston Santiago Martinez Timothy Michael Paluck Reed Charles Sonsteby
Southern University and A&M College Xanthus Trinidad Vasquez
Southwestern University Omeed Marco Azmoudeh
Spring Hill College
Cole Thomas Enmon Matthew Philip Mentesana Alejandro Dion Ortiz David Seese Smith
St. Edward’s University
Richard Gabriel Alanis Ryan Michael Dendinger Eli Joseph Fagerstrom Franklin Kelly Guidone Garrett Hendrickson Martin
St. John’s University - Queens Campus Joshua Michael Dillon
St. Mary’s University of San Antonio Raul Anthony Caballero
Stephen F. Austin State University Kyle Frank Schmidt Thomas Frederick Shields Colin Thomas Taylor
Patrick McCoy Maguire
Texas A&M University
Jeffrey Bartlett Joseph Connor Beach Ricardo Javier Cepeda Nicholas William Dell Craig Mitchell Hunter Joseph Andrew Kishpaugh Alexander Kincaid Knitch Trenton Kohl LaFrano Joseph Mathai Martin James Terence McCabe Scott Evan Meyer Brian Edward Ogden John Anthony Parker Nicholas Prijic Anthony Everett Savelli Michael Wayne Scanlin Charles Preston Shewchuk Michael Christopher Stephens Austin Charles Teel Luke Anthony Westmoreland Walter William Whitaker Matthew Brennan White
Texas Christian University
Matthew Scott Boltz Christopher Lawrence Curran Eduardo Nicolas Esteve Julian Reynaldo Fragoso James Henry Graass John Luke Hughston Alexander James Shelly
Texas State University-San Marcos Christian Franz Garrett Daniel King Zachary Thomas Zalewski
Texas Tech University
Benjamin Reed Cordell Eric Anthony Johnson Caldwell Abbott Lilley Freddy A. Rondon Almeida John Douglas Simion James William V. Tabije
Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) Noah Patrick Collins Barron
Matthew Gabriel Cruz Robert Cole Evans Imon Lee Ferguson Jonathan Carl Hoffman David Matthew Lacey
Tufts University Vinay Srinivasan
United States Naval Academy Prep School Brendan John Metcalf
University of Alabama
Colter Anderson William Price Davis John Richard Robert Euart Ryan Patrick Regan
University of Arizona Jason Philip Knott
University of Arkansas
Nicolas Samuel Bellegarde Gage Bond Chase Faucette Burns Cameron Charles Christina Christopher Cisneros Niels Watson Falk Colum Patrick Farren Lucas Collin Gierczak Ryan Matthew Grant John Phillip Halovanic Justin Thomas Hayward Brandon Oliver Jackson William Patrick Keffler Lynch Pryor Lancaster Douglas Britt Lueckemeyer Francisco Javier Macias Hans Joseph Maggio Zachary William Marshall Brendan Michael McDonald Lamar Jonathan Mott Louis Martin Murad Louis Jackson Newman Sheldon Gerard Robbs
University of Arkansas (continued) Ryan M. Tabet Hunter Charles Thomas Don James Udofia John Michael Velasquez Nathan Dane Ward Thomas Joseph Williams Cameron Steven Wilson
University of California at Los Angeles Christopher Michael Hurley
University of Central Arkansas Brooks Maczka
University of Chicago Kevin Hyo-Sup Kim
University of Denver Brody Fisher McClure
University of Georgia
Christopher Prescott Wallace
University of Kansas
Benjamin Kyle Brownlee Ryan Robert Cunningham Austin Harvey Lock William Marshall Nye
University of Miami
Alex Robert Reinkemeyer
University of Mississippi William Manning Welty
University of Missouri Columbia Peter Charles Bartush Daniel David Williamson Felix Alejandro Zamora
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Michael Brian Holder
University of North Texas Jared Andrew Chalson William Christopher Ellis Matthew Warren Williams
University of Notre Dame Mateo Enrique Adame William Lee Harris Gonzalo Ricaud John Michael Rischard Robert William Valek
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University of Oklahoma
Nicholas Paul Ackels Connor Reid Tobe Barrineau Davis Joseph Bruegger Garrett Allen Anderson Finney William Reid Leinbaugh Mitchell Frank Maggard Reagan Joseph McCreary Luke Daniel Olinger Tucker Warren Rice Michael Joseph Schluterman Austen Lee Whitaker Hayden Scott Williams
University of Texas, Dallas
Noah Alexander Aguilar Michael Brad Fielder Dylan Thomas Gale Ian Ross McDonald Matthew Thomas Whitehead
University of Texas, Tyler Mauricio Gutierrez
University of the Incarnate Word Aaron Michael Walter
University of Virginia
University of Portland
Clark William Durham
University of San Diego
Harrison J. Ainsworth
University of Southern California
Philip Michael Morton
University of Texas, Arlington
Christian McLain Bartholomew Scott Andrew Weiss
University of Texas, Austin
Western Kentucky University
John Carroll Greenwood Gabriel Patricio Arango
Patrick Slagel Bradshaw
Connor Garvin Johnston
Christopher George Axmann Andrew Patrick Bain Jacob Richard Baldwin Brooks Alan Barnhouse Brian Buchanan Buell Connor Michael Bush Colin James Cunningham Akos Michael Furton Andres Miguel Garcia Michael Peyton Gregory Sijoon Jang William Durgan Koch Eric Sebastian Maras Preston James Martin Antonio Francis Martinez James Kenneth Matheson Ian David McBride Michael Kelly McCarney John R. Newcomb Michael Christopher Poliner Matthew John Powers Nicholas Alan Sorsby Henri Garrett Toledo Sean Patrick Tomlinson Benjamin Tyler Warren Alexander Thomas Wilcox Keenan Parker Womack
Villanova University Virginia Military Institute Wake Forest University
Joseph Thomas Hood
Wheeling Jesuit University Tyler Nickolas Williams
Jacob Elias Khoury
Arturo Dominguez Owen Kalis George Morales Jose Adriann Velazquez
Scan here to see this list ordered alphabetically by student name
edro Arrupe, S.J. challenged educators to train “men for others” during a speech in Valencia, Spain, in 1973.
Since his radical challenge to the prevailing view of education, this call has taken root in Jesuit schools and universities around the world. Recently, Principal Tom Garrison ’92 faced an opportunity to show his commitment to living as a “man for others.” His decision and a conversation he later had with the senior class raised several questions: How does such a lofty ideal become real? How is it put into action? How does a school form “men for others”? What follows are experiences of three alumni whose perspectives as both former Jesuit students and current faculty members offer unique insight. summer 2012
Above: The class of 2012 listens as Garrison shares his personal story. Previous Page (top to bottom): Senior photos of Tom Garrison ’92, Raul Ornelas ’01, and Tim Murphy ’06.
Tom Garrison ’92 The members of the Class of 2012 gather for their final class meeting and Tom Garrison begins to speak, “…Teach me to be generous. Teach me to serve you as you deserve. To give and not to count the cost….” I’m going to share a very personal story. It’s not easy for me to talk about, which you’ll understand, but you’ll also understand why it’s important to share the story. “This story begins with a 44-year-old man in Germany. He might have been on vacation with his family. He might have been worried about a child. He might have been looking forward to his daughter’s wedding. He probably ignored the symptoms for a time—rationalized them away. Eventually he couldn’t ignore the pain in his bones, the bruising, and the fatigue. He saw his doctor and was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Treatment began with great hope for success, but he found himself getting sicker. He received the news that his only hope for survival was a stem cell transplant. Family members were checked, but none was a match. His team of physicians checked the donor registry in
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Germany but found no match. Registries across Europe failed to produce a match. “November 4, 2010 was a busy day for me. We were having a bone marrow registry drive on campus but as the day passed, I hadn’t found ten minutes to walk to the Terry Center. Father Postell stopped in to see if I had registered and strongly encouraged me to make the effort. I am grateful that he did. It’s easy to rationalize that we don’t have time or someone else will do it. This brings up the first of three lessons I want to leave with you today. The lesson is to take advantage of opportunities. Registering meant little to me at the time, but it literally meant the world to someone else.” Ten months after Garrison joined the bone marrow registry, his life and the life of the man in Germany became entwined. Garrison found he was the only match in the world and his donation was the patient’s only hope for survival. After confirming that he was still willing to become a donor if further testing proved him suitable, the process of donation moved with unusual urgency since the waiting recipient was near death. A phone interview sought to determine Garrison’s general state of health, particularly the health of his blood. Questions focused on behaviors that
could result in sexually transmitted disease or disease associated with illicit drug use. Garrison tells the senior class, “This part of the process and subsequent tests to determine my suitability as a donor introduces the second lesson I want you to remember, especially as you go to college and all the temptations that will bring. Remember that your body is on loan to you. Take care of your body. You never know when you will be called on to help someone else.” As Garrison struggled through the emotions that come from being so closely tied to another man’s mortality, he learned that 47% of people who match a waiting recipient decline to follow through with a donation. With the words of St.
he asked his caseworker what else he could do to improve the outcome for the transplant patient, the response was unexpected, “You could be an 18-year-old male.” Garrison realized he had a unique opportunity to share the need for bone marrow donors with more than 200 people at Jesuit who fit that description. This opportunity eclipsed his desire to keep the experience private. As the students prepare for graduation, Garrison tells the class of 2012, “I don’t tell you about this experience because it makes me special. It’s not about me. We all have the power to make life better for someone else. Take advantage of opportunities to do that. As Ignatius said, give without asking for reward. As a marrow donor, you give a gift to someone you may never meet; that person may not even live to enjoy it. The outcome is not in our hands, but the gift is. Finally, this experience has reminded me that life is precious—treasure it.”
Raul Ornelas ’01
Tom Garrison ’92 joins a student in the information commons
Ignatius in his mind, Garrison committed to the donation, prepared to make whichever of two types of donation is required. One involves general anesthesia and marrow extracted from the bone. The other, a peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplant, involves a regimen of medication to increase the donor’s production of hematopoietic stem cells followed by having blood filtered through an apheresis machine. As Ranger Day Homecoming activities ramped up at Jesuit, Garrison began receiving shots of Filgrastim in preparation for a PBSC donation. These shots cause aching bones, and he empathized with the growing pains of teens. Yet, he recognized how trivial his cold-like symptoms were compared to the man in Germany whose immune system was being suppressed in preparation for the transplant. To make his blood as healthy as possible, Garrison eliminated caffeine and alcohol. When
Coming from a family with strong ties to Jesuit meant Raul Ornelas knew Jesuit was the place for him long before he became a student. However, following in the footsteps of his brother Salvador ’92 and cousins, Jose Tello ’91 and Jose Luis Ornelas ’96, Ornelas struggled to find his own path. He recalls with gratitude the care with which Sheryl Row emphasized that he was an individual and shouldn’t try to be the same as anyone else. As he reflects on the process by which Jesuit teaches students to become Men for Others, he concludes that there are several elements working together—the guiding principles of the Profile of the Graduate, four years of community service culminating in senior weekly service, and the women and men on the faculty and staff. To him, the care and guidance that he received as a student helped him become a man who wanted to do the same for others. He recalls the example of former Jesuit President Phil Postell, SJ, with whom he first interacted during a Saturday Penance Hall (PH). Postell invited the shy student to help him water the plants in the courtyard. “I later realized that was a ploy to give me an opportunity to talk. After that day, Father Postell became very influential in my life. I noticed how he listened to people. I watched how he helped everyone and got his hands into the job. He modeled service and he made it fun.”
Right: The class of 2012 forges a strong bond as Men for Others during Community Days. Below: Raul Ornelas ’01 with students from one of his Spanish classes. Next Page: Tim Murphy ’06 meets with students in a counseling office.
Photo credit: Tom Garrison ’92
to welcome home troops stationed overseas, he remembers how important it is for students to know they can make a difference. When it comes to modeling what it is to be a Man for Others, Ornelas concludes that little things have a big impact, “When you stop to pick up trash, you’re saying the community matters to you; when faculty are at games or wherever students are, students realize our care for them doesn’t end at 4:00. The Jesuit community is open and loving and that makes it easy to model being a Man for Others.”
Tim Murphy ’06
Ornelas remembers a morning he arrived late to school and stressed about the day ahead. Seeing him in the hall, Coach Robert Williams immediately noticed the senior was not his usual cheerful self. After a quick conversation, Williams walked the student to then-Principal Mike Earsing’s office where the three talked through Ornelas’ concerns. That day, Ornelas knew he wanted to return to Jesuit to teach, which he has done since 2005. Now that he’s on the other side of the formation process, Ornelas shares the lessons he learned as a Jesuit student with a new generation. In the classroom, he is inspired by the passion and energy Tom Garrison brought to teaching his freshman English class. Working alongside students building a community garden in spite of a downpour or staying up through the night
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When Tim Murphy was a student at Jesuit, he loved the school, and he “heard all the Profile of the Graduate traits, but it wasn’t until [he was] a sophomore in college that it really became meaningful. It was about that time when I realized that others are more important than me.” He believes Jesuit students are more ethically and morally mature than their peers from other schools because the Jesuit process of formation “leads to the awareness that my decisions impact other people.” He began talking with Jesuit Senior Class Counselor Jack Fitzsimmons, who had been his basketball coach, about ways to stay involved with Jesuit. Coincidentally, Fitzsimmons was working to create the Alumni Service Corps (ASC) at the same time, so Murphy was ready to apply to the second ASC class when he was a senior. This period of reflection led Murphy to change his major from economics to education, a change that brought him a lot of satisfaction.
Murphy entered the ASC program as his classmates from college were entering the workforce; the contrast made him realize his decision to choose service over pay was countercultural. He reflects that the ASC forces its participants to model being Men for Others, living a life of simplicity and community. After becoming a full-time member of the faculty, he has tried to maintain that focus. As both a freshman counselor and a teacher of seniors, Murphy sees students across the spectrum. He enjoys beginning the process of formation with freshmen, and he appreciates teaching economics to seniors, where he shares not only understanding of how monetary and economic systems and forces work, but the Jesuit call to live in service to others. “When I go on retreats or work with students planning Special Games or the Notre Dame Dance, I see students who are living proof that Jesuit forms Men for Others.“
The Journey Continues As Tim Nguyen, Class of 2012 Bishop Lynch Award winner, addresses his classmates at graduation, it is clear that the four-year formation of Men for Others has taken root. On this journey to become Men for Others, which is far from over, it is worthwhile for us to realize that we too have been this “other”. We aren’t and haven’t always been the “men,” if you will. But just who were the individuals who cared for us, so we could care for others? Who taught, so that we may one day teach? Who coached, so that we might coach? Who gave, so that we can give and not count the cost? In a very real way, it has been our families and teachers living out this Jesuit mission. So as the Class of 2012 graduates, it is my hope that we step out from under our parents’ and mentors’ wings to become the Men for Others for the next generation.
Following Garrison’s talk, nearly 200 students took advantage of the opportunity to join the marrow donor registry. Learn more at marrow.org
Jennifer and John Gates with son-in-law Will Whitsitt and daughters Jessica and Jordan
A Lasting Legacy From my first day at Jesuit, I learned “you’re part of the Jesuit community.” It’s powerful to realize that people—alumni, classmates and faculty—are there for you. Jesuit continues to show what community means for the rest of your life. Both Jennifer and I grew up in families where giving time and resources to the community was important. We’ve carried that into our own lives and tried to raise our daughters to do the same. We support a lot of worthwhile causes, but when we planned our estate, we had to think about the legacy we want to survive us. We decided not to spread our estate assets over all worthy causes but to concentrate them where they can have the greatest impact. We decided to include Jesuit in our estate plans because we’re committed to providing access to Jesuit and the formation of future Men for Others.
-John Gates ’83 In its twentieth year, the St. Ignatius Legacy Society was founded in 1992 to recognize individuals who make bequests or other planned gifts to benefit Jesuit Dallas students beyond their own lifetime. The generosity of these visionary friends expresses faith in the school’s educational mission, and their support creates a stable base on which to build. By naming Jesuit Dallas as a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement plan, life insurance policy or financial account, you can make a Jesuit education possible for future generations while retaining control of your assets during your lifetime. We invite you to join those who have ensured their legacy through the St. Ignatius Legacy Society. To inform us of your plans so we can thank you for your commitment to Jesuit’s future or to learn more, please contact Chuck Vinson at 972-387-8700 x347.
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Al Ford ’46 is enjoying his retirement after a long career with the Department of the Navy. As a scientist engineer, most of his work dealt with high-speed chips. Tommy Koch ’48 and wife, Betty, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary in October. After selling their business in 1998, they have enjoyed traveling around Europe and the United States. They also stay busy and entertained by their 18 grandchildren. Number 19 is due soon and great-grandchild number one is on the way! Jim Callan ’49 has left math and computer science behind and is now writing books. Two mysteries titled Cleansed by Fire and Murder a Cappella published this spring.
Jim Fleming ’49 has been confined to a wheel chair for the last 16 years and is now in an assisted living facility.
1950s Dick Ellis ’50 is having a great time in retirement. He is playing a lot of golf and enjoys traveling, especially when he goes to Las Vegas. Paul McKean ’51 is still “right in there, with a little help from Eli Lilly now and again.” Corkey McCloskey ’56 married Jackie on January 26 at St. James Catholic Church in Oak Cliff 49 years ago. Happy Anniversary.
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Last year, Patrick McDermott ’56 joined Mentis Sciences, a company headquartered in Manchester, VA. Mentis specializes in advanced composite materials for both military and civilian applications, and is using his expertise in composites for the production of prosthetic sockets for amputees. In addition to his travels for work, he vacationed in London, Paris and Rome this year. (see photo on page 29)
ABOVE: Members of the class of 1954 meet at Jesuit before leaving for a Texas Rangers game in Arlington. They won the tickets and transportation to the game for being the first class to reach 50 percent participation in the Alumni Annual Fund.
Bob James ’57 is happy to report that he has been married 50 years, has four children, ten grandchildren, and is enjoying life. He volunteers at church and vacations with old friends. “I’m working hard not to run out of money before we run out of time.” Find us on Facebook: Connect with other alumni by sending a friend request to Jesuit Rangers.
CLOCKWISE: Jesuit 2012 alumni (LR) Conner Glogowski, Jeffrey Bartlett, Peter Bartush, Connor Beach, Ryan Cunningham and Matt Powers celebrate achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Two classmates from 1958, Frank Cardenas (L) and Bill Schuster (R) visit with Charles Edmond (Center) at a reception welcoming him to the Jesuit campus. Ryan Rathman ’92 and wife, Katharine, are happy at home with their new twin boys, Cole and Bryce.
Tony Levatino ’58 worked pro bono at the Holy Trinity Center, an outreach for those in need, for six years. Consulting with an investment bank led to a position as executive vice president of Real Estate Loans and the Special Asset Group. He and wife, Sheila Madigan, travel extensively and have a cruise to Alaska planned for this summer. Jerry Land ’59 retired last year and is enjoying the outdoors, his children, and six grandchildren.
1960s Ed Carriere ’60 retired from the DeKalb County, State Court of Georgia, after 13 years as Chief Judge. He practiced law from 1971-1998, prior to being appointed to the bench by Governor Zell Miller.
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Howard Davis ’60 had an interesting start to his career. He began as an accountant and ended up as the chief photographer on the space shuttle contract for Rockwell International. Now his time is devoted to caring for his wife, Barbara, who has Alzheimer’s. Mike Emmert ’60 still lives on his farm in Farmersville, TX. He has six children and seven grandchildren. Currently retired, Bill Raymond ’62, established the Lolo Community Food Bank in Lolo, Montana. This self-help idea has taken root and Lolo Community now assists seasonal work families and contributes excess harvest to the greater Missoula County residents.
Eastfield News announced that Don Baynham ’64, Eastfield College Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, was awarded the 2012 Distinguished Leadership Award at the Garland Chamber of Commerce luncheon held March 26, 2012. Don has been on the faculty of Eastfield College for over 30 years and the award was recognition for his years of work in the Garland community. Don also serves as Board Chair for both Dallas Historical Society and Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park as well as the Vice Chair of Dallas County Historical Commission. (see photo on page 25) After 43 great years at IBM, Tom Heines ’64 has retired. “I left the airways and headed for the fairways.” When he’s not golfing or working out, he is a volunteer reader at North Texas Radio for the blind. He also works regularly at the annual Jesuit Phonathon.
Jim McDermott ’64 has been working as CEO for MHMR of Tarrant County for 22 years and plans to retire in the summer of 2013. He was recently presented a leadership award by Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley on behalf of the Vision Foundation. He also received the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award. Paul Maher ’65 has been married since 2005 and has chosen to settle in Santa Fe, NM, where, at age 59 he started a new career. He is an independent financial advisor bringing his very loyal clients with him while starting Santa Fe Wealth Advisors. “I get to use my many gifts in service to others with great appreciation from them.” J.D. Gonzales ’69 spearheads national sales of K-12 webbased software to Catholic Schools across the United States delivering presentations to superintendents, administrators, principals, and faculty.
Steve Vetter ’74 is starting his third business. At WeElevate, the Base Camp program teaches clients the 11 skills needed to reach high elevations of earned profit. For an established business, Base Camp will enable double-digit growth with higher profits.
Mark Pustejovsky ’80 is asking for prayers for his wife, Sandra, as she begins radiation treatments.
Paul Fuqua ’77 is a single parent of a college student and a 53-year-old first-time homebuyer. His stepdaughter came to live with him in early 2010. Since then, she’s earned a GED, a driver’s license, a blue belt in taekwondo, and is in her second semester at Brookhaven.
Mike Reichenstein ’80 is proud to report that his oldest son, Michael ’09, is a punter on Top 5-ranked Oklahoma State. Middle son, Kyle, is a junior at Jesuit and enjoys playing football. Youngest son, Trey, is a freshman at Fairhill and plays tennis and bowls. Mike recently enjoyed his 50th birthday with fellow classmates, Bill Christensen, Mike Boone, Joe Musso, John Campbell, George Strong and Michael Lucido.
Scott Hatfield ’79 recently returned to Washington, DC, after a two-year assignment in Stuttgart, Germany. He is enjoying being back in the U.S. and is looking forward to retirement in 3-5 years.
After assignments in Houston, Nashville, and St. Louis, Bill Ward ’80 and family have settled just west of Chicago in Naperville, IL. “We are doing our best to acclimate to northern winters!”
LEFT TO RIGHT: Jahn Toole (R) and Andrew Tuffin, class of 2007, celebrated following their graduation ceremony from The University of Kansas. Jesuit soccer alumni take the field with coach Charlie DeLong after his 500th career win as head coach.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Eric Taylor DiGiacomo ’94 and wife, Brooke, enjoy the holidays with new baby, Quinlan. David Koch ’79 was honored at the President’s Reception in June for his outstanding efforts with the Alumni Annual Fund. David served as the class agent for 1979 raising $29,000 from his class. Mark Hall ’86 was also recognized for this work.
Greg Leveling ’81 is working on completing the Certified Public Managers Program sponsored by Texas State University. In November of 2011, Don Bailey ’83 moved his six person wealth management group to UBS Financial Services in Addison, TX. Lee Siegmund ’83 and wife, Doreen, recently vacationed in Argentina. Stops included Buenos Aires, Patagonia, and Tierra Del Fuego. In Patagonia, they had stunning views of the world renowned Fitz Roy peak. Don’t cry for them—in Buenos Aires they visited Casa Rosada, the famous Pink Palace. (see photo on page 28) After nine years living and working in the Pacific Northwest, Paul Acker ’84 is happy to be back in Dallas with family.
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According to Neighbors Go, Corbin Doyle ’85, a film teacher at Greenhill School in Dallas, saw his video students dominate at the SXSW film festival in Austin. They will screen seven films, the most student submissions in the high school category’s nineyear history. Corbin has been working with Greenhill film students since 1998. “They work very hard and it’s great to have this happen to them.” J.J. Lastelick ’86 is “living the dream!” Nick Mehl ’86 partnered with four friends from graduate school to form a new architecture firm, Element 5 Architecture. Presently, their work consists of custom homes, restaurants, and a new school. Charlie Humbert ’87 is beginning his 11th year at CBS 11. His two sons, Charlie III (first grade) and Nicholas (kindergarten) are enjoying their time at St. Rita.
Mike Tolle ’87 and family have moved to Mwanza, Tanzania where he is the country director for Baylor College of Medicine’s pediatric programs in Tanzania. “Visitors are welcome—we’re a two-hour drive from the Serengeti National Park gate!” Michael Fazen ’88 received a master’s degree from Texas A&M in management information systems and is currently working as an IT strategic planner in San Antonio. He will be moving to Redmond, WA, to work at Microsoft for a one-year tour on loan from the Army.
John Dorsey ’89 had his latest project premiere on ESPN after this year’s Heisman Trophy Presentation. The Marinovich Project tells the story of Todd Marinovich’s unique upbringing, his ascent to stardom as a college and then NFL quarterback, and the dark descent that followed, chronicling the complicated father-son bond throughout. This is his second film for ESPN. Last year, he collaborated on Pony Excess with Michael Hughes ’97 and Thad Matula ’97. James Logan ’89 worked on The Last Stand, a new action movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger. He recently finished work on a new short film, Teminator:Termination, a parody he directed starring another Jesuit alumnus, Jared Cyr ’89. Look it up on YouTube! Jerry Morgan ’89 was recently elected as a board member of Life Teen, Catholic youth ministry, an international lay apostolate dedicated to bringing teenagers to Christ.
Paul Sudderth ’89 has been living in Maine for five years and still works as a captain for Southwest Airlines.
1990s Peter Katcha ’90 and wife, Marti, were blessed with the arrival of their second daughter, Lauren Rose, in February. Aaron Lockey ’92 and family have moved to Seattle from Houston to work for Amazon overseeing projects related to operations and new initiatives. Keith Newman ’92 was recently promoted to sales manager of Ebby’s Willow Bend office.
Ryan Rathman ’92 and his wife, Katharine, welcomed twin boys on November 22, 2011. Cole O. Rathman arrived first coming in at 4 lbs. 5 oz. His brother, Bryce O. Rathman, arrived 12 minutes later, weighing 3 lbs. 3oz. The boys arrived eight weeks early so they spent six weeks in the NICU before coming home. “They are thrilled to be home and are doing well.” Ryan and Katharine currently live in Los Angeles. (see photo on page 22) Dan Tinker ’92 is pleased to announce that SRS Acquisition Corporation was just named a top national standard workplace by The Dallas Morning News. “Since our inception in 2008 we have grown through 17 acquisitions and the opening of 25 start-up locations. We pride ourselves on having a high-morale workplace which is grounded in fundamentals learned at Jesuit College Prep.”
LEFT TO RIGHT: Barrett Bufkin ’07 and Drew Huffman ’07 (top) with 2009 Jesuit graduates Jared Davis, Kyle Baginski and Blake Armstrong (bottom) tailgate at University of Oklahoma’s Dad’s Day Weekend. Don Baynham ’54 has collected more than 500 ties during his career. This photo by Cody Richeson of the Et Cetera Staff, an Eastfield College newspaper, shows Don with three ties from his collection.
Alumni in the News All eyes are on the tall, soft-spoken man as Jared Moossy ’98 talks with an English class of Jesuit seniors. His manner stands in stark contrast to his words as he describes the horrors of war, famine, and exploitation. A documentary photographer who has travelled with U.S. troops in Afghanistan and captured images of life in some of the world’s most difficult circumstances, Moossy explains, “I put myself in harm’s way for a better understanding of the fragility of life and for the realization that this way of life is normal in many parts of the world. I live the life and do the job I do to help [those living in safety and comfort] understand parts of the world they will never see.” Moossy, a graduate of Parsons School of Design, credits Jesuit, particularly Raymond Ochs, with nurturing his interest in the arts and helping him understand the potential to use art as his voice. He describes Jesuit’s dominant role in forming his values and goals and helping him “understand the collective value in humanity and what we can do to help one another.” His work has been published in Newsweek, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Conde Naste Traveler, and Harpers. With a recent photo essay published in Foreign Policy Magazine and Witness a HBO series soon to be released, Moossy relishes the constant adventure with “new people, new food and a renewed sense of life on a daily basis.” Visit jaredmoossy.com to view more of his work.
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Adam Kahanek ’93 is working as a realtor with Keller Williams in Austin, TX. He also works as a production assistant for a TV show on the MLB network, Intentional Talk, hosted by Boston Red Sox World Series winner, Kevin Millar, and Chris Rose. He does camera work for the Texas Lottery ball drawings, Broadway Digital TX and shoots network TV interviews for CNBC, FOXN and CNN. Eric Taylor Di Giacomo ’94 and wife, Brooke, welcomed the birth of their first child, Quinlan, in April 2011. They also opened their fifth Salon Republic (www. salonrepublic.com) location in West Hollywood, CA, and will open the sixth location in Denver, CO. “Go Rangers!” (see photo on page 24) Chris Jon Mokry ’94 has a new arrival! William C. Mokry was born on December 8, 2011. “His sister, Aubrey, and brother, Cam, love being around their new little brother.” (see photo on page 31)
René Villareal ’94, his wife, Tracy, and son, Conrad, are enjoying their new city, Portland, OR. René and Tracy teach English at Jesuit High School. Conrad, a 7th grader, hopes to join them on campus for his freshmen year. While he is happy to be an Oregonian, René has a Texas state flag proudly hanging in his classroom. Pat Doak ’95 is happy to announce the arrival of twin boys, Colt Michael and Luke Brian. They were born on February 9, 2012, and big brother, Jack, was excited to welcome his brothers home from the hospital. Everyone is healthy and happy. Shane McMahon ’95 is working as a federal public defender in El Paso, Texas. Mike Monahan ’96 has been out of the Navy since 2007 and enjoyed a mild winter in Kansas City.
Michael Rodriguez ’96 is in his first year of graduate school studying sociality and aggression in ants and honeybees. His wife, Molly, is a destination wedding photographer. “The family is loving Colorado and the kids are fun little boys.” Todd Tomlin ’97 moved to Chicago where he is managing Hyatt’s Loyalty Program. Pat Bridegam ’98 is pleased to report that their second daughter is eating, growing, and generally enjoying life as a baby! Hospitalized after birth, she required open heart surgery to correct congenital heart defects. Her surgery was successful, and she recovered very well. “We are so thankful and happy for her speedy progress after such a difficult start to life. The doctors, nurses, and staff at Children’s Hospital of Seattle are to thank for her amazing progress.”
CLOCKWISE: Matt Upton ’02 - New Orleans Rugby Club won the 2011 USA Rugby Men’s DII National Championship in Glendale, CO with Upton taking MVP honors in the Championship Match. Nick Jordan ’11 received the Aggie Scholar Award at Texas A&M Galveston. The class of ’52 enjoys the Hansen Senior Courtyard during their 60th reunion on April 21.
TOP TO BOTTOM: Jesuit Class of 2001 graduates David Bowman and Daniel Watson on the Great Wall of China outside Beijing. Doreen and Lee Siegmund ’83 in the southernmost city in the world, Ushuaia, Argentina. They have now been to both the northernmost city in the world (Longyearbyen, Norway in 2008) and the southernmost city in the world.
Jay Pendleton ’98 and wife, Ashley, welcomed their son, Lucas Michael Pendleton, on December 23, 2011, in Austin, TX. He weighed 7 lbs, 2 oz. (see photo on page 31) Omar Villanueva ’98 and wife, Melanie, were doubly blessed with the birth of twins, William Augustine and Sophia Elizabeth, born on October 27, 2011. (see photo on page 31) Chris Lottie ’99 opened his second Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant in the Austin area. “I hope all local Jesuit grads will stop in at one of my locations to say hi. No charge for delivery in the Austin metro area!” Anthony Sherman ’99 is in his fifth year as an assistant lacrosse coach at Jesuit Dallas. He is also the head coach of the JV team this year. Anthony is engaged to Laetitia Alexander Lavie.
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2000s After several years on Wall Street working for Citi, Ryan Wood ’00 has returned to Dallas to start his own investment management firm, Crown Capital Management LLC.
David Bowman ’01 and Daniel Watson ’01 travelled to China in April with their fellow classmates from the Texas McCombs MBA for Professionals. David is currently enrolled in the Houston program and Daniel is in the Dallas program. (see photo above)
Andrew Armstrong ’01 is enjoying life as a newlywed. He and wife, Celeste Des Ormeaux, surprised everyone at their engagement party when they exchanged vows and became husband and wife.
Ryan Frahm ’01 married Jennifer Luz Weston on September 3rd, 2011 at Lakewood Country Club in Dallas. Ryan currently works at BB&T in Dallas as a residential mortgage loan officer.
Phil Bolton ’01 had the privilege of traveling to New Zealand and Cuba playing for international rugby tours. Now back to work, he runs an office in Ohio for a company that rebuilds properties damaged by big storms. “It’s nice having a job that allows me to help people and restore communities.”
Chris Larson ’01 married Megan Bryan on October 8, 2011 in Asheville, NC. Chris had the help of several Jesuit alumni including best man Michael Larson ’99, groomsmen Michael Hatley ’01 and Adam Mitchell ’01. Jeff Wester ’01 is a native English teacher at Maegoe Catholic middle school and high school in the Chungbuk province of Korea.
Jason Ferguson ’02 is running against one opponent in the Republican primary for district attorney of the 31st Judicial District, which is a cluster of counties in the panhandle of Texas. There will be no Democratic nominee in November, so whoever takes the primary will be the next D.A. Voting has started but no results were finalized at press time.
Michael Allardyce ’03 is an aspiring sports blogger whose site, Mike Dyce on Sports, has received national coverage by deadspin.com, bleacherreport. com, ESPN Radio and The Ticket. He made his radio debut in March with Brian Cuban on his Blog Talk Radio Show. Check out Mike’s site at mikedyce.com. “Constructive criticism is welcome.”
Hal Penchan ’02 married Lindsay C. Smith at St. Matthews in Coppell, TX on July 31, 2010.
Kenny Cooper ’03 is happy to announce his marriage to Mary (Molly) Grimm this past January at the Citadel’s Summerall Chapel.
Matt Upton ’02 took MVP honors in the championship match of the 2011 USA Rugby Men’s DII National Championship in Glendale, CO. Matt plays for the New Orleans Rugby Club. (see photo on page 27)
Rafael Merren ’03 is engaged with plans for a summer wedding.
Ryan Ritter ’03 has accepted a position with DRS Technologies in Dallas. He also has been named the Notre Dame Monogram Club (Notre Dame’s lettermen’s club) representative for Region 13 which includes the states of Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Chris Elbaor ’04 is the Special Projects Director for DoSomething, a not-for-profit organization headquartered in New York City. It is one of the largest organizations in the U.S. for teens and social change. DoSomething.org empowers and enables teens to make a difference in their communities through volunteerism.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Patrick McDermott ’56 poses with the Queen’s Guard during one of his vacations to England. Matt Wilson ’92 and Michael Hockridge ’98 visit with Mike Earsing at the 3rd Annual Alumni Crawfish Boil held in April.
Clayton Neville ’03 and wife, Maria, welcomed their first child, Kennedy Jeanne, into the world. Clayton is the news and sports director at KMOO radio out of Tyler-Longview area. (see photo on page 31)
LEFT TO RIGHT: Chris Elbaor ’04, special projects manager of DoSomething.com, was invited to the White House for the annual Christmas Party. Danny Torrez ’03 (insideright) and Nick Antaki ’07 (outside-left) pose with rugby coaches Anthony Mattacchione and Austin Ryan after the 2012 Division One Men’s Sweet 16 in Chula Vista, CA.
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Andrew Smith ’06 graduated from the Master of Healthcare Administration program at Saint Louis University and has begun a career with Baylor Health Care System as a Manager of Practice Operations for Orthopedic Associates of Dallas. On October 1, 2011 he married his high school girlfriend, Kelly Bub (UA’06), at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Dallas. She graduated in May 2012 from SMU Dedman School of Law and will begin working at the law firm HaynesBoone in the fall. (see photo on page 31)
According to Boxscore News, Ian Kalis ’08 was chosen by FC Dallas in the 2012 supplemental draft. A defender from Southern Methodist University, Kalis played in 53 games contributing six assists and a goal over the course of three seasons at SMU.
Jahn Toole ’07 and Andrew Tuffin ’07 graduated with the December 2011 class of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from The University of Kansas. Jahn graduated with a degree in communication studies and Andrew with a degree in global and international studies. (see photo on page 23)
Jordan Toledo ’09 went to Bayamo, Cuba, to work in a youth camp. “The trip was eye opening. I got to see God work in the lives of the kids and their families. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the five days.”
E.J. Bensing ’09 is the lead developer of the digital archive of Japan’s 2011 disasters. This archive aims to catalog and preserve digital media that was produced surrounding the earthquake and Fukushima nuclear meltdown.
John Townsley ’09 is on the Vanderbilt football team.
Heather Patterson to Jon Clark ’00 Celeste DesOrmeaux to Andrew Armstrong ’01 Megan Bryan to Chris Larson ’01 Jennifer Luz Weston to Ryan Frahm ’01 Jeranica to Matthew Gardner ’02 Lindsay Smith to Hal Penchan ’02 Molly Grimm to Kenny Cooper ’03 Kelly Bub (UA’06) to Andrew Smith ’06
New Arrivals DAUGHTERS
Emmy to Robyn and Embry Canterbury ’90 Lauren Rose to Marti and Peter Katcha ’90 Anna Katharine to Laura and Mike Doak ’94 Quinlan Terry to Brooke and Eric Taylor Di Giacomo ’94 Audrey Celeste to Marci and Joseph Mauriello ’97 Maggie Gray to Merritt and Patrick Mosley ’97 Caroline Jane to Amy and Jordan Yenne ’97 Anaya Quinn to Angela and Pat Bridegam ’98
Several classmates and Jesuit Hockey teammates attended the wedding of Kelly and Andrew Smith ’06. Andrew Wiltz ’06 and Billy McClarin ’06 were groomsmen along with Kelly’s brother, Brandon Bub ’10.
Sophia Elizabeth to Melanie and Omar Villanueva ’98 Kennedy Jeanne to Maria and Clayton Neville ’03
Doak Awtry to Genevieve and Steve Glasgow ’81 Nicholas to Mary and Lijo Joseph ’93 William to Tiffany and Chris Mokry ’94 Colt Michael to Stacy and Pat Doak ’95 Luke Brian to Stacy and Pat Doak ’95 Lucas Michael to Ashley and Jay Pendleton ’98 William Augustine to Melanie and Omar Villanueva ’98
inourmemoriam prayers and condolences Deceased Alumni David Dillard Grayson ’45 John Robert Landwermeyer ’45 Edward Brannin Stone ’45 James Joseph McCaffrey ’48 William H. Alderman ’53 William Casey Long, Sr. ’53 Allen G. Mason ’54 George Edward McCarthy ’55 Angelo V. Stack, Sr. ’55 Frank Roy Marlow ’56 Forrest Steven Sincleair ’61 Philip Michael Sampeck ’63 John Michael Vance ’63 David George Loiselle ’67 Robert Hugh Parsons ’69 Michael Clayton Houle ’71 Patrick H. Wilson ’75 Andrew Sawyer Hadra ’07
Wife of Agustin Gonzalez ’94 (Elizabeth Flotte Gonzalez)
Daughter of Frank Coughlin ’52 (Mary Coughlin Melvin)
Mother of John Greathouse ’64 (Carmen Greathouse) James Pitts ’64 (Agnes Maloney Pitts) John Pitts ’64 (Agnes Maloney Pitts) Robert Greathouse ’65 (Carmen Greathouse) Paul Maher ’65 (Emma von Rosen Maher) Dan Schnitzius ’65 (Helen Marie Schnitzius) Steve Schnitzius ’68 (Helen Marie Schnitzius) John Rulien ’71 (Doris Rulien) Jan Materka ’72 (Doris Helen Brinlee) Thomas Bond ’74 (Doris Aileene Horner Bond) Dennis Brett ’75 (Joan Brett) Robert Westerman ’77 (Laura Jane Westerman) Brian Brett ’78 (Joan Brett) Kevin Brett ’82 (Joan Brett) Thomas Moran ’82 (Patricia Jane Moran) Patrick Moran ’83 (Patricia Jane Moran) Kevin Frederick ’85 (Carol Frederick) Jason Westerman ’88 (Laura Jane Westerman) Griffin Marshall ’03 (Janice Marshall)
Father of Joe DeLira ’58 (Ines DeLira) Peter DeLira ’60 (Ines DeLira) Bob Wade ’71 (Harry P. Stuth, Jr.) Kent Stuth ’73 (Harry P. Stuth, Jr.) Patrick Walsh ’73 (James Gerard Walsh) Ron Garvey ’74 (Dr. Ronald Garvey) Dennis Brett ’75 (Donald Brett) John Garner ’75 (Robert John Garner) Chuck Winikates ´76 (Charles J. Winikates, Sr.) Chuck Garner ’77 (Robert John Garner) Brian Brett ’78 (Donald Brett) James Chapman ’80 (George W. Chapman)
Bernie Trubisky ’80 (Bernard R. Trubisky Sr.) Kevin Walsh ’80 (James Gerard Walsh) Kevin Brett ’82 (Donald Brett) Mike Kuehler ’82 (Mel Kuehler) Dan Walsh ’82 (James Gerard Walsh) Mike Vance ’86 (John Michael Vance ’63) Phillip Kuehler ’87 (Mel Kuehler) Steve Siemer ’87 (Clemens H. Siemer) Paul Siemer ’95 (Clemens H. Siemer) Jonathan Lombardi ’00 (William M. Lombardi) Marc Lombardi ’07 (William M. Lombardi) Patrick Boltz ’10 (Eric “Rick” Boltz) Matthew Boltz ’12 (Eric “Rick” Boltz)
Sister of Rev. Patrick Koch, S.J. ’44 (Helen Koch Erwin) Thomas Koch ’48 (Helen Koch Erwin) Charles Koch ’50 (Helen Koch Erwin) Kevin McKool ’79 (Patricia McKool Petton) Mark McKool ’83 (Patricia McKool Petton)
Brother of Dante Biasatti ’43 (Gino Biasatti) Warren Landwermeyer ’43 (J. Robert Landwermeyer ’45) Jim Long ’46 (William Casey Long, Sr. ’53) Alex Wasaff ’47 (Carl Wasaff ’59) Pat McCaffrey ’50 (James J. McCaffrey ’48) Charlie Wasaff ’50 (Carl Wasaff ’59) Raymond Vance ’51 (John Michael Vance ’63) Jimmy Wasaff ’52 (Carl Wasaff ’59) Michael McCarthy ’53 (George McCarthy ’55) Bob Long ’54 (William Casey Long, Sr. ’53) John McCaffrey ’55 (James J. McCaffrey ’48) Mark Troy ’55 (David L. Troy ’66) Carl Vance ’55 (John Michael Vance ’63) Joe Wasaff ’55 (Carl Wasaff ’59) Bob Stack ’57 (Angelo V. Stack, Sr. ’55) Ted Troy ’57 (David L. Troy ’66) Joseph Vance ’57 (John Michael Vance ’63) Jerry Brophy ’58 (John Brophy ’56) Dennis Loiselle ’60 (David Loiselle ’67) Bernie Long ’62 (William Casey Long, Sr. ’53) Tony Long ’63 (William Casey Long, Sr. ’53) Don McCaffrey ’63 (James J. McCaffrey ’48) Joe Brophy ’65 (John W. Brophy ’56) Steve Houle ’73 (Michael Clayton Houle ’71) Philip McCaffrey ’73 (James J. McCaffrey ’48) Tom Houle ’77 (Michael Clayton Houle ’71) David Poer ’80 (John Poer)
Grandmother of Scott Schnitzius ’90 (Helen Marie Schnitzius) Brent Schnitzius ’96 (Helen Marie Schnitzius) John Westerman ’96 (Laura Jane Westerman) Judson DeLira ’00 (Ines DeLira) Myles Harnden ’00 (Doris Helen Brinlee) Tom Nolan ’00 (Joan Buckley) Damian Westerman ’01 (Laura Jane Westerman) Michael Deck ’01 (Marcy Campbell) Craig Nolan ’02 (Joan Buckley) Rico Sneller ’02 (Tina Cuellar Perez)
Justin Brett ’04 (Joan Brett) Dan Kueker ’04 (Dorothy Jane Kueker) Gabe Sneller ’04 (Tina Cuellar Perez) Joey Keffler ’06 (Marty Bondurant) Ben Franklin ’08 (Joan Brett) Sam Keffler ’08 (Marty Bondurant) Ross Schneider ’08 (Geneva R. Davis) Matt Kueker ’09 (Dorothy Jane Kueker) Erik Wabakken ’09 (Marie Wabakken) Evan Pecorari ’10 (Laura Jane Westerman) Kent Patterson ’11 (Christine Patterson) Jordan Spieth ’11 (Virginia Julius) Will Keffler ’12 (Marty Bondurant) Will Materka ’12 (Doris Helen Brinlee) Andrew Patterson ’13 (Christine Patterson) Steven Spieth ’13 (Virginia Julius)
Grandfather of Jacques DeLira ’83 (Ines DeLira) Troy Manson ’93 (CC Adler) Emmanuel Ubinas ’95 (Ramon Ubinas Conception) Corey Manson ’96 (CC Adler) George Ubinas ’97 (Ramon Ubinas Conception) Andrew Bark ’98 (Chuck Devine) Trey Hansen ’98 (Dr. Ronald Garvey) Carlos Ubinas ’99 (Ramon Ubinas Conception) Judson DeLira ’00 (Ines DeLira) Phillip Peacock ’00 (Chuck Devine) T.J. Hansen ’01 (Dr. Ronald Garvey) Michael Camacho ’02 (Salvador “Tito” Camacho) Bennett Bark ’04 (Chuck Devine) Justin Brett ’04 (Donald Brett) Chris Camacho ’04 (Salvador “Tito” Camacho) Alex Copp ’04 (CC Adler) Justin Johnson ’06 (James Gerard Walsh) Justin Woodard ’06 (Reginald Denny Diel) Ben Franklin ’08 (Donald Brett) James Leinbaugh ’10 (Jack Leinbaugh) Frankie Guidone ’12 (James Gerard Walsh) Reid Leinbaugh ’12 (Jack Leinbaugh) Matthew Mentesana ’12 (Charles J. Winikates, Sr.) Michael Poliner ’12 (Clifford Greenway) Tanner Davis ’13 (John Zabukovec) Matthew Duke ’13 (Jack Duke) Drew Highlander ’13 (Jerry Ruhnke) Sam Rosenberg ’14 (Frank Cuda) Jack Kelley ’15 (John Perlitz)
Great-Grandmother of Chad Davis ’05 (Matte Frances Davis) Graham Davis ’08 (Matte Frances Davis) Lane Acosta ’12 (Tweed Machock) Tyler Kromkowski ’14 (Virginia Kromkowski)
Former Jesuit Employees Ines DeLira Chuck Devine James G. Walsh deceased
The Jesuit community remembers and prays for those among us who have passed away and offers condolences to their families. We make every effort to reflect each passing in our community and regret any oversights that may occur. Please inform us of any losses in your immediate family.
George Edward McCarthy ’55
David Dillard Grayson ’45
James Joseph McCaffrey ’48
David Grayson passed away Jan. 29, 2012. The youngest of five children and a lifelong resident of Dallas, he was a lover of nature, hunting, fishing and conservation. He graduated from Jesuit High School in 1945 and SMU in 1949 earning a degree in business. He joined his brother, Allan, at WM Smith Electric Co. where he worked forty years, until his retirement. David enjoyed traveling with his wife and family. He is survived by his wife, Inge Grayson, three children, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jimmy McCaffrey, eldest of 17 children, passed away Jan. 14, 2012 in Rosamond, CA where he was living with his two sons, James and Christopher and grandson James. Jimmy was raised in Dallas and attended Holy Trinity grade school, Jesuit High School, received his degree from the Jesuit Seminary in Grand Coteau, LA, and earned a masters degree in hospital administration from St. Louis University. Even after his health began to fail, he was a Eucharistic Minister in his parish. He is survived by his sons, grandson, and siblings.
George McCarthy, died Feb. 23, 2012, in Austin, TX. Born in Kansas, his family moved to Dallas where he graduated from Jesuit High School. His degree from Georgetown University led him to a successful career in the international steel industry. He was an avid reader and there was not a date in history he did not know. He is survived by his first wife, Nubia, mother of his daughter, Mary Helen; Marilyn Smith McCarthy, his wife of 36 years, mother of Bridget Alexandra McCarthy and Brendan David McCarthy; his brother, Tom; and three grandchildren.
William H. Alderman ’53
Angelo “Gene” Stack, Sr. ’55
John Robert Landwermeyer ’45 John Robert Landwermeyer passed away Sept. 1, 2011. He served his country in WWII in the Third Photo RCH Squadron of the Army/Air Force. Bob was a dedicated member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church and sang in the church choir for years. Retired at age 83 from his own business, Bob was a loyal Cowboys, Mavericks and Rangers fan. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Evelyn; brother, Paul; children and grandchildren.
Edward Brannin Stone ’45 Eddie Stone passed away Jan. 3, 2012 at his home in Dallas. Born and raised in Dallas, he was proud of his Texas roots that spanned three generations. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corp, he graduated from SMU. He joined W.O. Bankston in 1956 and helped to build one of the most successful automobile franchises in Dallas history. He would work at Bankston until his retirement in 1997. He is preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Glenn, and his son, Anthony. He is survived by his wife Mynette Harding Stone, children, grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
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Bill Alderman died Sept. 22, 2011. A lifelong airplane enthusiast, and a Naval aviator, he flew the legendary Douglas Skyraider. He operated or landed six carriers during his active duty from 1956 to 1960. After his military service, Bill had a very successful career in the aviation insurance field and co-founded the Aviation Insurance Association, now boasting 700 members. In 1998 he was awarded the “Pinnacle Award” for his contributions to the aviation insurance industry. Bill is survived by his daughter, Chris; son, Kerry; four grandchildren, and a great grandson.
Gene Stack of Agawam, MA., died of cancer on Sept. 3, 2011. Born in Mt. Tabor, VT, Angelo finished his elementary education at O.L.P.H. in Dallas. At Jesuit he played baseball and was a defensive standout on the 1954 TCIL Championship Football Team. He became a special education teacher, working with neglected and abused children. He coached youth football and baseball, was an avid golfer, and enjoyed history and politics. He will be missed by his three children; five grandchildren; mother; and brother, Bob ’57.
William Casey Long, Sr. ’53 Casey Long, formerly of Dallas, and president of Long Machine Tool Company for over 30 years, died on December 5, 2011. He graduated from Jesuit High School before going to Arlington State College, now UTA, and receiving an associate degree in mechanical engineering. He was an avid golfer and devoted father and husband. He was also a member of St. Bernard of Clairvaux Parish and active in several church organizations. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sylvia (Moreland) Long; four children; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Frank Roy Marlow ’56 After a long, hard-fought battle, Frank Marlow passed away peacefully on Apr. 15, 2012. He was 73. After graduating from Jesuit H.S. in Dallas, Frank went on to Texas A&M University, where he received a degree in business administration. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He built a long and successful career as a sales executive for a number of companies in the banking industry. Frank is survived by his wife of 48 years, Nancy; daughter, Michelle Marlow Fojtasek; daughter, Terri Marlow Cockrell; and four grandchildren.
Forrest Steven Sincleair ’61
David George Loiselle ’67
Michael Clayton Houle ’71
Forrest Steven Sincleair, of St. Cloud, MN, died Feb. 20, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Dallas, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War as a hospital corpsman. He settled in Minnesota and worked for the U.S. Postal Service until his retirement in 2000. Steve coached youth hockey for many years and was a life member of St. Cloud VFW Post #428. Survivors include his wife, Irene; daughter, Catherine; sons, Kevin and Kenneth; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Born and raised in Dallas, David went to Christ The King School and graduated from Jesuit High School. He went on to a long career in the hotel and bar management business. He was a kind, generous and gentle-hearted man who had a firm belief in the Catholic Church. He was predeceased by his parents; and brother, A. Dennis Loiselle ’60. He is survived by his daughter, Lauren; sisters, Bonnie Archie and Claudia Mercher; brother-in-law, John Mercher ’67; and several beloved nieces and nephews.
Michael Clayton Houle passed away Mar. 6, 2012 in St. Augustine, FL. He received his bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame University and his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. He is survived by his wife, Christina Manassa; his parents, Clayton and Eunice Houle; children, Jennifer and Christopher (Jennifer); brothers, Steve (Terry), Tom (Renee) and Dave Houle, a sister, Julie Houle and many dear friends.
Andrew Sawyer Hadra ’07 Philip Michael Sampeck ’63
Robert H. Parsons ’69
Dr. Philip Michael Sampeck passed away on Jan. 23, 2012. A graduate of Jesuit H.S. and Notre Dame University, Philip earned his Doctorate in dental surgery from the University of Tennessee. He opened his own practice in Beaumont, TX, treating patients for more than thirty years. He is survived by his parents; wife, Judith; three children, Blake, Kelley Sampeck, and Tracey White Westbrook; grandchildren and siblings. Philip donated his body to Southwestern Medical School for medical research.
Bob was born in St. Louis and became a Texan in 1968 when his family moved to Dallas. One year later, he graduated from Jesuit H.S., enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard, and proudly served his country while living his dream on the open sea. He was a gifted salesman and devoted family man. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Linda Ann; his daughters, Laura Ann Maxwell and Kelly Christine Sanders.
Andy Hadra passed away on Apr. 5th, 2012. He grew up in Highland Village, TX. and was a proud graduate of Jesuit Dallas. Andy was smart, handsome, and forever loving to all those who were blessed to know him. He had an unbelievable sense of humor and true compassion for others. He is survived by the love of his life, Lauren McKee; parents, Carl Hadra of Salt Lake City and Beverly Roberts of San Antonio; twin sisters, Kim and Erin; stepfather, Michael Moretta and his children, Dominic, Lisa, Maya and Olivia.
John Michael Vance ’63 John Michael Vance passed away on Dec.16, 2012. Born in Dallas, he graduated from Jesuit H.S. in 1963, the last class of the “old school” on Oak Lawn. A graduate of North Texas State University, he had a 33 year career at Binks Manufacturing working in Sales and Marketing. Inducted into the Jesuit Sports Hall of Fame in 2011 for his baseball prowess, Mike coached baseball from T-Ball through AAA for the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce. He is survived by his wife, Catherine, of 44 years; children, grandchildren and siblings.
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We remember our deceased alumni in a special way during the Deceased Alumni Mass each year. The mass will be held November 4, 2012.
The MAGIS Golf Classic is a two-day event that combines parties, golf, awards and just plain fun...all in the name of supporting Jesuit Dallas. In 2011, The MAGIS raised more than $248,000 and ranked as the 7th largest in DFW charity golf events (but first in fun).
The MAGIS Golf Classic offers the most fun youâ€™ll ever have playing golf.
October 7-8, 2012 Stonebriar Country Club and Fazio Resort www.jesuitcp.org/magisgolf Only a few sponsorship opportunities remain. To reserve your space, please contact B.J. Antes at 972-387-8700 x527 or email@example.com
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2012 Saturday, November 3
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