O†GORMAN HIGH SCHOOL • O†GORMAN JUNIOR HIGH CHRIST THE KING ELEMENTARY • HOLY SPIRIT ELEMENTARY ST. KATHARINE DREXEL ELEMENTARY • ST. LAMBERT ELEMENTARY ST. MARY ELEMENTARY • ST. MICHAEL ELEMENTARY
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Our Mission ...to form a community of faith and learning by promoting a Catholic way of life through Gospel values and academic excellence. BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2018-2019 †
Cathedral of St. Joseph Fr. James Morgan Jarrod Muller
Holy Spirit Parish Fr. Chuck Cimpl Brad Shoenfelder
St. Katharine Drexel Parish Fr. Gregory Tschakert Mike Jaspers, Past Chair
Christ the King Parish Fr. Richard Fox Matt Mueller
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Fr. Kristopher Cowles
St. Lambert Parish Fr. Shaun Haggerty Dan Johnson
St. Mary Parish Fr. David Desmond Jeanne Kappenman St. Michael Parish Fr. Terry Weber Julie Norton
St. Therese Parish Fr. Kevin O’Dell Deb Witte
At-Large Representative Dan Fritz Jennifer Edwards
OGHS Representative Mark Shlanta, Board Chair
Diocesan Representative Daryl Thuringer Foundation Representative Brandi Kowalczyk, Vice Chair
FROM THE BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS BOARD CHAIRMAN †
As I sit down to reflect on this past year, I am overwhelmed with the accomplishments and achievements—one of our most notable accomplishments—the transition of our name. We are now a community of nearly 3,000 Knights all attending the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. I want to thank our administrators, volunteers and families who attended and facilitated meetings across the system over the past few years to provide input on this change. Our new name eliminates any geographical restrictions and will be used as a catalyst for growth. We are working to grow our international student presence at our high school. Our student body typically includes 10-20 international students and, by expanding our program, we hope to eventually welcome 30-50 students annually. Our entire student body is enriched by their presence. As an engineer, I enjoy following our O’Gorman Junior High School Robotics Team which has won awards at state, national and international competitions. Programs like this will continue to evolve and expand as we introduce more STEM related instruction in our schools. Our largest challenge as a Board is working to balance enrollment, tuition and the faculty wage gap. Your ongoing prayers and involvement will assist us in meeting these challenges. Our system is blessed to have a strong Bishop, priests, volunteers, administrators, educators and support staff who work tirelessly to deliver a faith-filled educational experience for our students. God’s providence and your prayers have assembled this team. Please continue to support them as they take us into the future. Thank you and may God bless each of you. It has been my privilege to serve as your School Board Chair for the 2018-2019 school year.
Mark Shlanta Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Board Chair
FROM THE BISHOP OF THE SIOUX FALLS DIOCESE Dear Parents, Alumni and Friends of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, Since coming to Sioux Falls as the eighth bishop of our diocese in 2006, the leaven that our Catholic schools have provided to local parishes and the wider community has been made clear and is impressive. The academic, athletic, cultural and service achievements of its students reveal their deepening relationship with Jesus Christ that our schools foster. I am grateful to the faculty, administrators, volunteers, benefactors and families for their sacrifices to assure quality education today and to pass on to today’s youth the legacy of faith bequeathed to us by those who went before. The recent name change to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools recognizes the dynamic development in the region and to offer in a prudent way this beautiful gift of faith and education to all in the metropolitan area. Bishop O’Gorman was a visionary who looked to the future with hope, quantified in the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, a spiritual and community landmark for over a hundred years. We too are called to be visionaries of hope especially for our youth. A vibrant and effective Catholic school system cannot exist without the support of so many which this report recognizes. You are among those who have and continue to make this quality spiritual and educational opportunity possible. Thank you. May God bless you and Mary, the mother of all young people and of all life, pray for us all, especially the precious students in the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Yours in Christ, Most Reverend Paul J. Swain Bishop of Sioux Falls
FROM THE PRESIDENT OF BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS †
Dear Friends, Parents and Alumni, Thank you for your investment in the 2600+ students of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. I’ve been a part of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools for nearly 20 years, and am continually amazed at what your generosity has allowed us to accomplish. Throughout the past year we have rebranded our school system, developed a plan to expand our international student program, explored options for growth in southern Sioux Falls and renewed a long-term partnership with Avera Health. While we celebrate all we have achieved, it’s also important to look forward to analyze what more can be done. We are currently updating our strategic plan as we refocus our vision and direction for the future. This past year, we have identified three pillars which will form the basis of our strategic plan. Those pillars are Catholic Identity, Academic Excellence and Operational Vitality. Each has unique opportunities and challenges for our board, administrators and staff. In the fall, our standing committees will participate in offering feedback and input into the Vision 2025 plan. We are committed to addressing our pillars as opportunities for growth and what is best for our children as we work towards our greater mission as parents and educators. We look forward to building on the rich history and strong foundation of those who have gone before us as we strive for a future built on Community, Faith and Excellence in our schools. A good friend of mine once wrote, “A Catholic school is a place to learn and develop skills... but most importantly, a Catholic school is a place to learn, articulate and practice our faith. The goal is not the transmission of facts from one head to another, but rather the transformation of one’s life by the surrender of one’s heart to Jesus and His Gospel… to foster a faith and let God’s providence do the rest.” I believe transformation happens at Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, is deeply embedded in our culture, and is lived out in our service to others. Your ongoing support allows us to continue to strive for excellence in all we do. Please keep us in your daily prayers, as you are in ours.
Kyle L. Groos
Operating Key Figures
2018-2019 Distribution of Revenues & Expenses * 5%
Tuition/Fees Tuition Assistance Parish Subsidies Development Staff Salary Initiative Investment Income Other
67% -2% ** 23% 5% 3% 2% 3%
2% 3% 2%
1% 3% 2%
Revenue 23% 67%
Salaries & Benefits Plant Instructional Extra Curricular Office & Administration Technology Tuition Assistance
87% 3% 2% 2% 3% 2% 1% ***
* Represents preliminary information. For more detailed financial information, contact the Business Office at 605-335-6557. ** Tuition Assistance which consists of the Multi-Child Discount, St. Francis Grants, Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Grants and Preschool Registration Rebates are a reduction to revenue as opposed to an additional expense to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. *** O’Gorman High School Work Program
FROM THE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT What does being a Knight mean to you? To your student(s)? One of the pieces of this year’s Extravaganza fundraiser was creating little Knight ‘shields’ which we gave to some of our students. They wrote what it meant to them to be a Knight. We were touched and impressed by their responses. “Being a Knight means being a leader,” wrote young Abby. Kaity said that “Being a Knight means being ambitious!” Others said it meant being helpful, being respectful, being kind to others or being a good student. Still others wrote that “Being a Knight means to follow Jesus” and “Being a Knight means being faithful.” Yes, they’re all correct. Being a Knight is all of those things. It’s just so simple, really. Our students get it. We want our students to do all of these things and know that you do, too. We also asked them why they love their teachers and the responses were sometimes hilarious. “My teacher is the best because she teaches the right stuff… most of the time.” One student wrote that he loves his school because he ‘gets to do math’. One of our favorites was from little Emmi, who wrote, “I love my teacher because she feeds me.” We think she meant actual food, but we know our teachers also ‘feed’ our students with knowledge and love. These messages from our young students ‘feed us’ and keep us inspired to continue working to support our schools and our teachers. You ‘feed us’ with your prayers and your support and for that, we are so grateful.
Susanne Halverson-Gale ‘94
Total Development Revenue - $900,000 2018-19 Development Revenue for Operations Gift Card Program Annual Appeal Bob Burns Dakota Bowl Tuition Assistance Extravaganza* Athletic Boosters Magazines Sales Opening Knighter Connections Business Directory Unrestricted Gifts and Donations
$649,000 $120,000 $116,000 $135,000 $39,000 $116,000 $50,000 $10,000 $22,000 $16,000 $25,000
2018-19 Development Revenue for Programs & Tuition Assistance: $251,000 Bob Burns Founders Club $2,000 Extravaganza* $45,000 Athletic Boosters $35,000 OGHS One Goal: $51,000 OGJH One Time Fund Time $40,000 Performing Arts Boosters $4,000 Go Give OG $55,000 St. Elizabeth Seton Tuition Assistance $16,000 10x12 Alumni Giving Program $3,000 * Total net for Extravaganza was $161,000.
Moving Forward with Excellence Avera Partnership Renewal
The Benedictine and Presentation Sisters have deep roots in both ministries of education and health care. In the late 1800’s, Sisters from both orders came to South Dakota and established schools as their missionary outreach. When health care was brought to their attention as an equal or even greater need, they entered that mission field as well. Both orders have been active in ministries of education and health care ever since. The Catholic community will forever be indebted to their leadership which laid the foundation for our two entities, Avera and Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, to partner together and continue their efforts. In 2007, Sioux Falls Catholic Schools expanded its relationship with Avera as part of the Building On Excellence Campaign to completely renovate O’Gorman High School. A campaign of this size was certainly a stretch goal in all that was hoped to be accomplished, and Avera’s $10 Million, 13-year agreement that helped address building projects, academics, athletics and marketing was the lead gift that moved things to another level. “We are so grateful to the campaign chairs who helped us dream much bigger than we ever could’ve imagined at that time,” says Michelle Katen, Exec. Director of the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation. “For Avera to come on board was so significant. The gift was not only for the O’Gorman campus, where the visible changes could be seen, but there was also a substantial investment in the long-term with endowments for scholarships and teacher salaries that continues to be felt throughout the system.”
The impact is being felt by Avera as well, with many of our alumni looking to them for employment when launching their careers. “When working on a video for the partnership presentation, we went to Avera to talk to some alumni employees about how they feel the two institutions’ missions go together,” says Katen. “When we got there, we immediately ran into over a dozen more alumni who were Dawn Williams Burns eager to participate.” Dawn Williams Burns ’10 was in the first partnership year for shadowing opportunities at Avera during her junior year anatomy class. “It was a big reason why I decided to go into the medical field. I really enjoyed the community and the professionals I followed. It’s fun to see the new students come in and follow me now,” says Dawn. “Being an O’Gorman grad and partnering here with Avera McKennan has been so incredible,” says Lisa Gunia Jorgenson ’99, a neonatal nurse practitioner who also works on the Avera Careflight neonatal team. “I’ve been able to help out with the ‘Green Carpet’ experience here, getting those O’Gorman students in here and exposed to different healthcare experiences and to personally shadow many of the students to show them what a great Catholic organization this is, and how it is just a continuation of O’Gorman High School and this Catholic community that we have here in Lisa Gunia Jorgenson Sioux Falls.”
With the completion of that incredible Building On Excellence partnership, leaders from Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools met once again with leaders from Avera to discuss continuing the partnership, and we are pleased to share with you that we have once again signed an agreement to partner with them for the next 15 years. The “Moving Forward With Excellence” partnership with Avera will allow us to address a number of additional goals, including: BUILDING PROJECTS • Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools are analyzing the efficiencies of the elementary schools along with the enrollment data to project future elementary school locations and possible new construction in the south central metro area. • McEneaney Field and O’Gorman Junior High field updates—these two facilities are utilized by more than 1,100 of our students annually. Programs that use the field include football, girls’ and boys’ soccer, track and field, cross country, marching band, PE classes and strength and conditioning programs. • Our International Student Program expands opportunities for cultural diversity and a global perspective for students at O’Gorman. A recent purchase of the Auburn Hills Apartments across the street from O’Gorman will allow for boarding opportunities for those students from other countries seeking an education in the United States. The program could potentially provide housing for 32 international students, in addition to those who choose to stay in the traditional setting of a homestay with families in Sioux Falls. ACADEMICS Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools are studying ways to keep tuition affordable for all families who desire a Catholic education, while addressing the social justice issues of equitable teacher pay. Growing the endowments for teacher salaries and tuition assistance will be critical to ensure that we are able to continue to provide a Catholic education for an increasing number of children. • Growing our tuition assistance endowment to $3 million • Growing our teacher salaries endowment to $10 million • Expanding educational programs in each of our schools.
ATHLETICS • Sports Medicine – Avera provides (and funds) two athletic trainers and a strength and conditioning coach to support the athletic programs at O’Gorman High School and Junior High. In addition, physicians are present at all home varsity football games. There are 800 high school and 360 junior high students who are impacted through these services which provide preventive and diagnostic health care to student athletes. • Athletic Training – Each year, 20-25 students participate in a Prevention and Care of Athletic Injury program which has hourly requirements in student training. Classes are taught by Avera’s athletic trainers. Many of our students take the class as an introduction to the health industry as an athletic trainer, physical therapist, nurse or doctor. This is a unique offering at O’Gorman. • Summer Camps/Strength and Conditioning Programs – Avera partners with O’Gorman High School and Jr. High coaches to provide prep training and developmental training for student athletes year round. There are over 400 high school and 700 grade 6-8 students who participate in these programs each summer. While other schools have partnerships with healthcare organizations to provide athletic trainers in their schools, our partnership with Avera is involved in a much greater, more impactful way. “This is a huge commitment on Avera’s part to once again step up for Catholic education in Sioux Falls,” says Kyle Groos, President of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. “You’ll see field improvements immediately, but know that many more things are happening behind the scenes because of this incredible gift.” “It will be felt throughout our entire system through programming that will happen immediately in our elementary schools, increased scholarships for students and more support for our teachers,” says Katen. “It’s so much bigger than providing athletic trainers at our practices and games. This is STEM programs, technology, workforce development... taking care of our teachers and students. We are incredibly grateful.”
GIFT CLUB LEVELS The names listed on the following pages represent gifts to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools and the Foundation during our 2019 fiscal year from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. • Total annual gift contributions of $3,000 or more entitle the donor to an invitation to the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Donor Recognition event, held in conjunction with the O’Gorman spring musical, as well as a “gift pack” including a family athletic booster pass and family performing arts booster pass. • Total annual gift contributions of $1,500-$2,999 entitle the donor to an invitation to the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Donor Recognition event held in conjunction with the O’Gorman spring musical. In addition, the donor receives two tickets to two Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools special events of his/her choice, including the OGHS fall play, the children’s play or the O’Gorman homecoming football game tailgate party. • Total annual gift contributions of $500-$1,499 entitle the donor to two tickets to one Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools special event of his/her choice. Options include the OGHS fall play, the children’s play or the O’Gorman homecoming football game tailgate party.
DISTINGUISHED BENEFACTORS Gifts of $50,000 AND GREATER Avera Miles and Lisa Beacom Bernard and Adele Josten - Trust U Sanford Health Tom, Sr. and Kathy Walsh
EXECUTIVE DIAMOND CLUB Gifts of $25,000 - $49,999 Dalsin Development Foundation Charitable Gift Fund Ester Gubbrud and Charles Ross Bryan and Shelly Hammer Alfred and Linda Hartmann Gene, Jr. and Cynthia Jones William and Valerie Schroeder George and Joan Sercl
Gifts of $10,000 - $24,999 Roberto Anel and Editha Liu Bill and Peg Baker Rita Briscoe Jason and Amy Chase Coca-Cola Bottling Co Paul and Mary Ellen Connelly CorTrust Bank Daniel and Janet Costello Stan and Elaine Deelstra Earl Earley Eide Bailly LLP Tom and Linda Elliott Susan Evans Fiegen Construction Co Daniel, Jr. and Katie Fritz Ryan and Lesley Good Tony and Erin Hericks Evan and Kristin Hermanson Rob and Tina Hillman Jack and Gina Hopkins Jean Huegel
Thomas and Diane Iacarella Scott and Lisa Jones Patrick and Kaye Lawler Maguire Iron, Inc PREMIER Bankcard, Inc./First PREMIER Bank Judy Radermacher Eric and Jaclyn Schuler Ben and Tricia Solomon Alan, Jr. and Judy Spencer David Starks and Katherine Wang Tomasz and Cynthia Stys The Gas Stop - Tom and Melissa Howes Thornton Flooring Matt and Beth Thornton Mary Ann VanWassenhove Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Educational Matching Gift Program Robert and Deb Winkels Fr. Andrew Young Todd and Sheila Zimprich
U Denotes deceased
Gifts of $5,000 - $9,999 Jayme Adrian and Jessica Clarey Aaron and Dua Anderson Anonymous (3) Beverly Armfield Avera Sports Institute - Acceleration Training Brent and Phanthip Bargmann Ken Berger and Molly McCarthy Billion Automotive Companies Bruce and Cathy Bohms Don and Atty Boyd Jeff and Traci Boyle Maurice Bruggeman Clint and Erin Brunner Joseph and Christine Burla John and Mary Carroll Terrence R. Caster CellOnly Richard and Kari Clark Adam and Diane Cox Kevin and Ashley Crouch Dennis Culey Verlyn Curley Dakota Plains Ag Center Leonard and Joanne Dankey Steven Dennison and Rose Riley Mary Sue Donohue Don Drake - Drake Orthodontics Aaron and Jennifer Dykstra James, Jr. and Barbara Eppel David and Julie Ermer Evans Portrait Gallery Rusty and Brenda Fiegen First National Bank of Sioux Falls Scott and Mary Gibson Michael and Gracia Gillespie
Dennis and Emily Sue Glatt Bob and Marge Good gpac, LLP Guarantee Roofing & Sheet Metal of South Dakota, Inc Hagan Barron Intermediaries, LLC Casey and Sarah Hillman Boyd and Dody Hopkins Jason and Susan Hurd Interstate Office Products, Inc Justin and Chrissy Johnson Troy and Nicole Johnson Troy and Mary Jones Jay and Lisa Jorgenson Anita Klune Henry and Christine Knapp Richard and Cindy Koch Tony and Kerri Konshak Krier & Blain Heating & Air Co Craig and Pat Lloyd Tom and Susan McDowell Paul and Michelle Micka Richard Molseed Thomas and Cynthia Monnin Mount Marty College Ted and Karen Muenster Adam and Brooke Nichols Vinod Parameswaran and Sabina Kupershmidt John and Renae Pekas Brian and Jennifer Pistulka Pizza Ranch - Todd and Patty Pharis Dennis and Donna Rensch William Schaefbauer and Evie Sautner Jeff and Katie Scherschligt
Al Schoeneman Jon and Nancy Schulte SDN Communications Mark and Pamela Sechser Jeremy and Tracy Sorenson Jim and Angie Soukup Brady and Kelly Stocklin Gerald and Mary Pat Sweetman Patrick and Jana Sweetman Richard and Kathleen Sweetman Travis and Michelle Thie Michael and Christine Thompson Tom and Claudia Vucurevich Jerry and Carol Ward Wells Fargo Education Financial Services Jane Wick Matthew and Deborah Witte Joe and Kristen Zueger
U Denotes deceased
GIFT CLUB LEVELS PLATINUM CLUB
Gifts of $3,000 - $4,999 American Express Funds Anonymous (4) Thad and Nicole Barnes James Becker John Becker Gail and Connie Benson John and Katy Billion Allen and Sue Blauwet Scott and Raquel Blount Bob and Nichole Brenner Big Rig BBQ C H Robinson Ed and Judy Cannon Fr. Chuck Cimpl Shawn and Julie Cleary Steven and Kaye Cook Michael Cunningham Michael and Julie Dalsin Andrew and Tricia DeMore Robert and Jane Denny Herbert and Sharon Doll Tim Donohue and Christin Koel Donald and Patricia Dorn Bob and Kara Dougherty Barbara East David and Jennifer Edwards Richard Elmen and Elvia Espinoza-ayala Don and Janet Fischer Thomas and Nancy Free Warren Friessen David and Carol Galbavy Jeff and Shay Gebauer Norma Gross Keith and Toni Halverson Ron and Ann Heiman Mike and Susan Heineman
John and Ann Henkhaus David and Tonia Honner Lee and Shirley Hroza James and Lynn Josten Tim and Jeanne Kappenman Mike and Michelle Katen Rob and Nicole Keisacker Dave and Brandi Kowalczyk Gregory and Kaye LaFollette Elisabeth Liston Micah and Lindsay Mauney Troy and Jaime Miller Steven and Brenda Mitzel Julie Norton Mike and Janice O’Connor Matthew and Paula Pardy William and Susan Peters Marian and Andrea Petrasko Robert and Ladda Poirier Presentation Sisters Central Admin. Services Brian Reilly and Katherine Van Demark Lori Reischl Jeff and Karen Reiter Thad and Elizabeth Rogers Patrick Ronan and Sarah Flynn Mike and Mary Runge Arvin and Anna Clarissa Santos Sayre Associates, Inc Scheels All Sports Keith, Jr. and Becky Severson Mark and Beth Shashikant Mark and Peggy Shlanta Sioux Falls Ford Lincoln Luxury Auto Mall Jeffery and Lori Skinner
Steven and Lisa Small Bryant and Tammie Soberg Barry and Carol Solomon Matt and Sarah Sorrell Carl and Marietta Soukup St. Michael Cemetery Mark and Kelly Stearns
Jeff and Reneece Strand Donna Weinacht John and Bridget Wenande Michael and Monica Wilde Jeffrey and Marie Winker Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith P.C.
“You aspire to great things? Begin with little ones.” - Saint Augustine
Gifts of $1,500 - $2,999 Ameri/Star Real Estate, Inc Anonymous (3) Dave and Kara Arend Brett Baloun and Jennifer White Charles and Mary Beatch Bill and Tracee Beck Clare Becker Matthew and Chanda Bender Corey and Joni Blauwet Boen & Associates Thomas and Kerry Boetel Michael and Carri Bornitz Greg and Denise Branaugh Chris and Laura Buller Sharon Carlson CarrierNet Group Financial, Inc Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern SD Adam and Molly Christianson Tom and Mary Cink Mark and Jeanie Conzemius Bob and Paula Correa Randy and Ann Cowan Ross and Lisa Crist Edward and Bridget Czarnecki Dakota Vision Center Nathan and Mary Dally Corey and Paula Denevan Richard and Janet DeVaney Dennis and Carol Dingman Kevin and Karen Doyle Marc and Teresa Dvoracek Dana and LaDawn Dykhouse Jon and Jenny Ellenbecker Todd and Christine Ernst Rodney and Olga Fitts David and Sharon Flynn Maureen Flynn Julie Frederick
Lance and Jennifer Fredrickson Jared and Chantelle Friedman Jon and Emily Friedman Chad and Michele Fritz Nick and Sara Garry Thomas and Ann Garry David and Teri Geiver Steve and Kelly Gellerman Joseph and Audrey Gillen Lawrence and Marianne Goodis Terry and Pamela Gordon Joanne Grasser Kyle and Theresa Groos Ryan Haiar and Andrea McCann Doug and Anne Hajek Donald and Julie Hanson Ryan and Sara Harris Joe and Debbie Hayes Peter and Marilyn Hegg Tamela Helsper Kirk and Jill Hinrich Holy Spirit Parish Jim and Marie Hovland U HyVee Jamison Company Real Estate Mark and Fran Jansa Chris and Beverly Jessen Matthew and Annette Johnson Philip and Karen Johnson Jason and Stephanie Jones Fr. Paul Josten Thomas and Rachael Junck Kappenman Dental Clinic Rory and Amber Kelly Donald and Carol Kelpin Bishop Donald Kettler Ben and Kristen Klinkhammer Knights of Columbus - Holy Spirit
Knights of Columbus - St. Michael’s John Knudtson and Sadie Dardis-Knudtson Donald, Jr. and Shelly Kosiak Lon and Sandy Kouri Matt and Anne Koziara Eric and Stacy Krouse Steve and Deb Labahn Brad and Emily Laible Brian Landry
David and Connie Landry Matthew and Jennifer Landry John and Natalie Lavender Joe and Mary Leedom Lewis Drug Stores Aurelio Leyva and Araceli Dominguez Doug and Julie Lindner Tom and Sarah Madison Tarek and Heidi Mahrous Regan and Julie Manning Tom and Ellen Manning Ken and Kathy Martinec Becky McGillivary Patrick and Kathy McGreevy Michael and Jean McHale Jasmine McMaster McNally’s Keith and DesiRae Muirhead Chris and Amy Nelson John and Patty Nohr Mike and Melinda North Dennis and Marvia O’Dea Charles and Emily O’Hara Terry and Michelle Pellman Jeff and Jeanne Peltier Jason and Nicole Picconi Richard Poley Brendan and Tiffany Reilly Mary Retka
Andrew and Mary Ridder Tom and Kristin Ripperda Emmet and Mary Gayle Rogers Jon and Kim Ryckman Robert and Lori Santella Paul and Jane Schaben Keith and Ann Schaefbauer Jeff and Linda Schartz Scherling Photography Brad and Teresa Schoenfelder Todd and Terri Schuver Justin and Nissa Schweitzer SF South JO Volleyball Tim and Jamie Sheridan Signature Performance, Inc Sioux Equipment Regan Smith Scott and Constance Smith Splitrock Landscaping & Nursery, Inc St. Mary Parish Steve and Julie Statz Paul Strand and Paula Derr Strand Raed Sulaiman and Christiane Maroun T-Brothers Logistics Daryl and Anita Thuringer Tim Allex Realty Pat Townsend Thomas and Barbara Travis UnitedHealth Group Jeff and Nancy Vavra Brian and Patricia Vognild Shawn and Margaret Werdel Kay Widdis Thomas Wilka Andrew and Erin Wiswall Dennis and Judy Ziebart Thomas and Lynne Zimmer Zoup U Denotes deceased
GIFT CLUB LEVELS SILVER CLUB
Gifts of $500 - $1,499 AAA Collections, Inc Scott and Patricia Abdallah Matt and Stacy Adamson Joyce Ahlquist Dean Ahrendt and Lois Sears-Ahrendt Alibi Bar & Grill All City Pet Care Veterinary Hospital AlphaGraphics Amazon Smile Foundation Catharine Anderson Chad and Amy Anderson Anonymous (5) Mitchell and Erin Arends Robert and Julie Arnold Wilson and Rose-Marie Asfora Augustana University Booster Club Avera Health AXA Advisors Bagel Boy Jeff and Linda Baka Scott and Mary Bakken Ballard Spahr, LLP Bank of America
Michael and Mary Kay Bannwarth Matthew and Rebecca Barker Don and Kate Barnes Andy Barnett Don J and Marilyn Barnett Jeff and Jamie Barnett Max, Jr. and April Barnett Barnett-Lewis Funeral Home Brent and Emily Bartels Jon and Maggie Basche Karen Baumann Bridgett Baumiller Jordan and Lisa Baye Daniel Beacom and Ann Roemen Bell Inc. Jay and Danielle Bemis Edgard Bendaly and Lynn Khoriaty Jamie Bendewald Paul and Stephanie Bengford Aaron and Lacey Benson Kevin and Susan Benson Richard and Betty Benson Russ Berg
Ivan Bialas and Debra Schuver Roger Blauwet Aric and Heidi Blom Kerry and Donna Boekelheide Tony and Louraine Bour Boyce, Greenfield, Pashby & Welk, LLP Kevin and Rebecca Branick Fr. James Bream Dianne Breen Don and Marylana Breit James Breit Brian Brenner and Emilee Fullenkamp Dennis and Marie Breske Corey and Karen Brown Bea Bruggeman William and Erin Brunner Lorraine Bullis John Burggraff James and Bethlee Burke Jim, Jr. and Kim Burma Burns Law Firm PLLC Heidi Caldwell Fran and Mary Lou Campbell Daniel and Stephanie Canfield Canfield Portable Storage LLC Carl V Carlson Company Brad and Sue Carley Carl and Michelle Carlson Matt and Lisa Carlson William and Jennifer Cartwright Chef Dominique’s Catering Children’s Dental Center Daniel and Jennifer Ching Chris Dickes Family Dentistry CIGNA Virgil and Cheryl Cihak James and Phyllis Clark James and Sue Clark Class of 1968 Dennis Clifford U Climate Systems, Inc Paul and Kathryn Clinton
Bob and Jenn Cogley Commonwealth Gaming and Holdings Alex and Mandra Connelly CornerStone Bank Brooks Cory Mary Ann Costello Pat and Shawn Costello Jason and Pamela Cox CR Management, Inc Creative Surfaces, Inc Crist & Wenande Orthodontics, LLC William and Asella Crum Culligan’s Soft Water Service Kevin and Daneen Curley Cutler Law Firm, LLP Dacotah Bank Dakota Dental Greg and Shaun Daniel James and Rita Daniels Gerard David and Maria Dequzman Kory and Jocelyn Davis Tom and Leisa Davis Allen and Mary Delaney Jerry and Darlene Delker Delta Air Lines Foundation Gustavo and Claudia Diaz Dimensions Hair & Tanning Brian and Amy Dix Kurt and Heather Doeden John and Cindy Dougherty Tom and Kareen Dougherty Veronica Duffy Brad and Karen Dumdie Kenneth and Sandra Dunlap Jeff and Hattie Edman Kurt Eeg and Michelle Jeansonne Kevin and Rita Eggert Ehrhart Griffin & Associates Michael and Teresa Eide Elana Russell Photography Electric Supply Co.
U Denotes deceased
Andrew and Nicki Ellerbroek David and Julie Elson Empire Bowl Empowered Coaching Patrick and Lindsay Erickson Scott and Kelly Erickson Eyesite Cory and Erin Faber Donn and Patricia Fahrendorf Fahrendorf Family Chiropractic & Wellness, P.C. Family Eye Care Center, PC John and Cheryl Faundeen Jeff and Jackie Fiegen First Dakota Title First National Bank South Dakota First Rate Excavate, Inc Robert and Julia Fischer Fischer Rounds & Associates Inc Fishback Insurance Flooring America Mike and Sue Flynn Patrick and Janet Flynn Form Fitness Studio & Boutique Shawn and Stephanie Foy Brian and Barbara French Friends and Family of Andrew Mack Friends and Family of Bob Leiferman Friends and Family of Peggy Kemp Wallace and Pamela Fritz Marcus and Jocelyn Frohm Nate and Andrea Fuhrer Susette Fujan Andrew and Lindsey Gaspar Gary and Theresa Gaspar Joe and Katy Gaspar Jack and Jayne Gaspari Keith and Anna Gauer Paula Geraets Lee Gertsen and Kim Suga Getty Abstract- Midwest Title Co Reynaldo and Jennifer Gonzales Ben and Molly Graham Grand Prairie Foods, Inc Great Western Bank Damian and Becky Greble Thomas and Jennifer Greco
Greenberg Jewelry Lisa Greenfield Marian Gresslin Thomas and Shannon Grimmond Kim and Suzanne Gross Archbishop Thomas Gullickson Stephen and Denise Guzzetta Dustin and Anne Haber Hagen, Wilka and Archer Steve and Karen Haney Michael Hanlon Tom and Lisa Hanlon Phil and Georgia Hanson Jerry and Carol Hanten Scott and Angela Harvill Judy Hauck Hauff Mid-America Sports Hauge Associates, Inc Larry and Anne Hayden Justin and Heidi Heckenlaible Dennis and Susan Hedge Hegg Realtors Jeff and Allison Heitmann James and Trena Helsper Rich and Barb Hennies Heritage Funeral Home Heritage Hills Farm CSA Angela Hernandez Joe and Angela Hight Tim and Pam Hilber Hillman Plumbing & Heating Hillman Properties Elliot and Erin Hitt Shane and Janel Hoffman Steve and Linda Holmes Holst Construction, LLC Troy and Sara Holt Steve and Sunny Holtz Fr. Jerome Holtzman Quintin and Mary Honerman Kelly and Ashley Hosek Ronald and Veronica Houston Howalt-McDowell Insurance, Marsh & McLennan Ryan and Michelle Hulme Chuck and Brandi Huntimer Will and Joan Hurley
HVAC Elements - O’Connor Group/ G & R Controls/Balancing Professionals Independent Insurance Agents, Drew Reaves Infrastructure Design Group, Inc Colin and Kelly Irvine James P and JoNell Jarding Jim and Megan Jarding Jarding Construction Michael and Robin Jaspers JD’s House of Trophies Jensen Masonry, Inc Chad and Wendy Johnson George and Clare Johnson Greg and Meg Johnson Lynette Johnson Audrey Jones Delores Jorgensen Justin and Sharon Jorgenson Eric and Jane Juhl Otto Kaiser Jay and Caryn Kappenman Patrick and Elizabeth Kassing Matthew and Ashley Kayser Ryan and Katie Kerkvliet Matt and Sarah Kerr Dan and Arlene Kirby Kevin and Peggy Kirby Steven and Brigetta Klein Kent and Patty Kleinsasser Wayne Klug Mike Kirby Knights of Columbus Marquette Council Knights of Columbus St. Katharine Drexel Kristen Koehn Shomion Barbara Kolb Darin and Julie Kolbeck Keith and Renee Koletzky Richard and Jenny Konechne Rick and Kathy Kooima James Kuhle Kathleen Kunkel Tait and Dena Lacey Mark and Dianne Lamb
Gary and Terri Larson Robert and Tamara Lauer Cynthia Leiferman Ryan and Lisa Lemon Ian and Connie Libby Liberty National Bank Lloyd Property Management Allan and Valerie Lonneman Gene and Joan Loos Jack Lovett David and Shirley Lueth Donald John and Cathy Maguire Mahlanders, Inc Joyce Manahan Rob and Kelly Marshall Mathnasium of Sioux Falls Scott and Pam Mattecheck May & Johnson Randy and Diana McCloskey McDonald’s Pierce III and Barbara McDowell McDowell Financial Kevin McGreevy Sheila McGreevy Shane and Angela McKay Joshua McQuade Michael and Sheila McQuade Troy and Tara Mebius David and Crystal Meek Tom and Nancy Meinen Aaron and Jennifer Mentele Herman Metzler Cody and Stacey Meyer Jeffry and Robin Meyer Tom and Marilyn Meyer Midco Midcontinent Media Ron Mielke Anthony and Dana Miller Dominic and Debra Miller Monty and Cindy Miller Suzanne Miller Riyad and Rima Mohama John and Dawn Mohr Tom and Deb Montoya MTG Transportation Corp Matthew and Rachel Mueller
GIFT CLUB LEVELS Silver Club cont. Jarrod and Kathryn Muller Kevin Murphy Mary Jean Murphy Patrick and Judy Murphy Muth Electric Inc My Tailgate Rental James and Jolene Nasser Nasser Law Firm Curt and Carol Nesbitt Maggie Neumann Loc and Kelly Nguyen Chris and Melissa Nielsen Harlan and Julie Nielsen Ryan and Beth Noonan Harriet Norem Aaron and Jill Norman Dan and Judy Norman Jeffrey and Heather Oakland Oakridge Nursery & Landscaping Duane O’Connell Kenneth and Diane O’Connell Jeffrey and Maggie Oliver John and Linda Oliver Curtis and Sonja Olson Jon Olson One American Bank Orion Financial Corp Orthopedic Institute Performance Doug and Nancy Ortmann Jerrod and Elizabeth Otta Overhead Door Co Dianne Owens Chris and Barbara Paa Eugene and Ruth Parker PayPal Charitable Giving Fund Daniel and Barbara Pederson Perkins Family Restaurant Jerry and Kathryn Phillips Dwane Pins Ted and Beverly Pins Herman and Marian Plagge Plastic Surgery Associates Poet Vincent and Laurie Price Pride Neon, Inc Jerry and Dana Priebe
Principal Financial Mark Promes Michelle Raasch Nick Rallis Frank and Barbara Rance Joe and Renita Ratzloff Dan and Shelly Rausch Ryon and Linda Reckling Benjamin and Jennifer Reed Dave and Liz Reimer Preston and Nicole Renshaw Michael and Suzanne Reuter Revolution Yoga & Cycle Studio Glenn and Colene Ridder John and Becky Ridl Daniel and Karen Ripperda John and Renae Robbins James and Connie Roberts Brett and Traci Roemen Steven and Lisa Roers Neil and BreAnne Rohe Luis Rojas-Espaillat and Rosalia Jover Britt and Twila Roman James and Connie Ross Corey and Thalia Rothrock Roto - Rooter Kyle and Karen Ruhland Runge Enterprises Joseph and Amy Ryan Rose Ann Ryan James and Jodi Rysavy Rob and Michelle Rysavy Richard and Ellie Sabers Brad and Christina Salem Joe and Sue Salem Corey and Britt Samson William and Andrea Sanford Leo and Lilibeth Sarmiento Greg and Kathy Satter Justin and Molly Satter Casey and Cindy Scheidt Eric and Robin Schlimgen Anthony and Paula Schmidt Jon and Jessie Schmidt Mary Schmitz
Jeffrey and Kathleen Schneekloth Corey Scholten Mick Scholten Jerry and Suzanne Schrier Chad and Jessica Schulte Richard and Kathy Schulte Terry and Trish Schulte Tim and Shelley Schuver Robert and Connie Scott SD Corn Utilization Council Shane and Jane Sejnoha Joe and Andrea Seurer Aaron and Kimber Severson Keith, Sr. and Elvira Severson Gail Shlanta-Peasley Peter and Alicia Siegling Sioux Empire Automotive, Inc Sioux Empire Community Theater Sioux Falls Federal Credit Union Sioux Falls Skyforce Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital, LLP Sioux Falls Urgent Care Sioux River Wildlife Joe and Mindy Skibinski John Smedsrud John Smith Jon and Karen Smith Tracy and Tricia Smith Jason and Tammie Snyders Bob Solomon Pete and Mary Sonstegard South Western Dental Southeast Technical Institute St. Joseph Cathedral Parish St. Lambert Parish St. Lambert SFO Stan Houston Equipment Co, Inc Christopher and Erin Stanton Starbucks State Farm Companies Foundation Patrick and Kelly Steffen Mark and Jenni Struck Jon and Kate Sundvold Ashley Swedean Tom and Rochelle Sweetman Carolyn Tam
William Taylor TC’s Referee/Cherry Creek Grill That’s A Wrap The Country Club of Sioux Falls Thomas and Peggy Thompson Tommy and Mary Thompson Ted Thoms Chris and Kristen Thorkelson Mike and Rochelle Tiahrt Stuart and Pamela Tiede Tommy Jacks Pub Rita Torkelson Bill and Teresa Townsend Traco Medical Rev. Greg Tschakert Matthew and Sarah Tschetter William Tunell US Bank Ryan and Tara VandenBos Bob and LaVonne Vanderpol Nick and Marie VanLoh Gene and Wanda Venenga Mark and Lisa Viehweg Jerry and Nancy Vogel Rollin Wagner Christine Waldrop Steve and Brenda Washenberger Terri Kuhl Wehling Thomas and Kristi Weisbecker Joseph and Michelle Weisensee Stephen Weiss Weisser Distributing, Inc Tom and Terry Welk Weller Brothers Jonathan and Jodi Wendte Wermerson Orthodontics Prof, LLC Paul and Jacqueline Westendorf Western Commercial Printing Ryan and Brooke White Bryan and Kimberly Wilcox Robert and Carrie Wilson Wilson Management, LLC Tim and Sara Wishard Shawn and Tammi Wittry Darwin and Dawn Wolf WR Hospitality, LLC
Gifts of $100 - $499 24/7 Fitness & Tanning Club 9 Round A & B Business Equipment Jeff and Lisa Abbott Matt and Tasha Abdouch Micah and Jaclyn Aberson Accountable To You, Inc John and Tonya Adamiak Joseph and Susan Adams Brent and Janelle Aday Adrenaline Fundraising Adrian Tile Plant Ad-Star Sales, Inc Advantage Seamless Robert Agnew Boyd and Frances Akins David and Linda Alexander Tim and Denise Allex Allex Real Estate Services, Inc Bill and Catryna Ambroz American Family Insurance AMT Amy Miller Training Tyler and Kelly Andersen Alex and Paige Anderson Cory and Melissa Anderson Craig and Barbara Anderson Jon and Shelly Anderson Tim and Tiffany Anderson Msgr. James Andraschko Steve and Madeline Angerhofer Leigh and Marlene Anglin Ben and Jessica Aning Anonymous (7) Brent and Kristina Antonen A-OK Sanitary Service Arbonne Archery Outfitters George and Julie Archibald Joel and Robin Arends Mark and Amy Arndt Jason and Tracey Askew Athleta Thomas and Mary Ann Auld Mary Auterman Autoland, Inc.
Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota Avera McKennan Fitness Center Avera Medical Group Urogynecology Ryan and Alison Bailey Jay and Ann Bain James and Cele Baker Todd and Angela Bakke John and Kathleen Baldwin Dan Ballard, DDS Balleraena Dance Studio Ron and Diane Bannwarth Barnett Vision, Jim and Laura Barnett Dennis and Elizabeth Barnett Douglas and Jodie Barnett James and Laura Barnett Jim and Shawn Barnett Max and Nancy Barnett Msgr. Steve Barnett Robert Barnett Katherine Barnett Beckstrand Paula Barrick Andrew and Maria Bartell Ron and Kim Bartels Sherry Bartels Tyler and Katie Bartling Mick and Jody Baruth Joe and Joan Bassing Elsie Baye Be Right Bites Beal Distributing, Inc Beam Real Estate, LLC Anthony and Mary Jo Bechtold Bechtold Jewelry Gerold and Patricia Beck Chris and Deena Becker Kristine Becker Patricia Behrends Jeremy and Andrea Beireis Beth Belitz Chad and Beth Belitz Joanne Bender Benedictine Sisters Harry and Mary Bengry Russell and Mary Bengtson
Michael and Julie Benson Jay and Susan Bentz Nathan and Christie Benz Robert and Amy Berthelsen Jason and Jill Beuckens Matt and Tricia Bierema Steve and Catherine Billion Scott and Christine Bills Angela Binfet Wayne and Jean Binfet Stan and Kirsten Biondi Brian and Janet Bird Ed and Heidi Bloom Bobâ€™s Piano Joseph Bock Matthew and Paige Bock Rodney Boddicker Body Garage David and Melinda Boege Stewart and Vicki Bofenkamp Onzal Boles Linda Bolger Steven and Sheila Bolger
Chad and Beth Bornhoft Joel and Lora Bornhoft Bounce Around Inflatables Shelia Bowar Joe and Kimberly Boyt Thomas and Teresa Boyum Lee and Kathy Brandt Brandt, Solomon, & Anderson, LLP Karin Brashler James and Linda Breckenridge Dave and Sue Bredlow Robert Breit and Melanie Carpenter Breit Law Offices, PC Brende Meadors, LLP Bill and Rebecca Brennan John and Joni Brennan William and Jean Brennan Kerry and Mary Bressler Todd and Shanna Bressler Richard and Bridget Briggs Jeffrey and Maureen Brooks Jarid and Kelly Brose James Brown
GIFT CLUB LEVELS Blue Club cont. Jon and Anne Brown Mark and Christina Brown Michael and Kathleen Brown Toby and Joelle Brown Linda Bruce Mark and Joli Bruggeman David and Michelle Bruhn Jim and Michelle Bruns Bruns Construction Travis and Jenny Brunson Michael and Mary Brzica BTI Sales and Service Robert Buche Jerry and Cheryl Buchkoski Gerald and Michelle Buettner III George and Gwen Bunkers Jerry and Mary Bunkers Christopher and Barbara Burnley Timothy Burns Alex Butterfield Tim and Carol Byrd Cactus Hills Country Homes Cadwell, Sanford, Deibert & Garry, LLP Cambia Employee Giving Campaign Candy Bouquets by Kari Larry and Mary Canfield Canfield Holding Company, Inc James and Donna Cannon Allison Carlson Elizabeth Carlson Jeannine Carlson Carpenter Bar Thomas and Tina Carson Brian and Jill Casey Michael and Ciony Catangui Catfish Bay Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls Catholic Family Services Celtic Steps School of Irish Dance Century Business Products Michael Chakerian Bishan Chakravarty and Shalome Dsouza Wade and Stacy Charron Cherry Berry Christ the King Parish Christopher Cinco
Chuck Cinco Citi Claims Associates, Inc Bernard and Tillie Clark Lindsey Clark Sharon Clark Class of 1959 Cleaning By Judy, Inc Samuel and Lisa Clemens Kori and Keyes Clemmer Casey and Nichole Cody Color Me Mine Component Manufacturing/ Reaves Building Systems Sam and Shelley Connelly Jon Connolly Construction Products & Consultants, Inc Todd and Linda Cook Costello Property Management Dale and Joan Cota Richard Cota Mark and Denise Cotter Charles Cox Darin and Janet Cox Tara Cox James and Marie Craig Crisp Construction, LLC Austin and Sarah Crist CrossFit Sioux Falls Crown Packaging Tuppence Cruz CryoRev Cub Scouts Pack 275 SKD Parish Mark Curley Kent and Carolyn Cutler Dakota Alliance Soccer Club Dakota Chiropractic & Wellness Dakota Dermatology, Ltd Dakota Geothermal, Inc Dakota Kitchen & Bath, Inc Dakota Riggers & Tool Supply, Inc Dakota Silencer Dakota Spirit Dakotaland Storage Matt and Julie Dally Tim and Lee Anne Dardis Dardis Financial Strategies, LLC David Jones Fashions
Andrew Davis Colleen Davis John Davis Merlin and Barbara Davis Daniel and Janet Deal Define Kevin and Cheryl DeJaeghere Russ DeNeui George DePhillips Jeffrey and Julie Derner James Desaix Design Solutions & Integration Joe Devasahayam and Valentina Joseph Allen and Beth Devitt DeWitt Designs Diamond Mowers, Inc Chris and Megan Diaz-Freed Tim and Julie Dickes Cory and Janey Diedrich Diesel Machinery, Inc Craig and Kristy Dillon Tony and Kori Dinges Mike and Brenda Dinsmore Discount Catholic Products Dizco, Inc Rick and Pat Dobbe Eric and McKenzie Docken
Scott and Susan Doetzel Barb Dohrer Steve Donahoe Timothy and Amy Donelan Dan and Vickie Donohoe Ryan and Jeanine Dorsman Carol Doss Rose Dougherty Nick and Kristen Dowling Bill and Linda Doyle Daniel and Jessica Doyle Courtland and Jennifer Drake Driveline Service, Inc Jeffrey and Anita Drummond Gary Duerst Mark and Susan Duffek Duke Aerial Equipment, Inc Drew and Carrie Duncan James Dunn Nick Earley East Ridge Dental Inez Eastman Dustin and Kelli Ebbesen Donald and Kathleen Edman Jim and Jayne Edwards Stephen Egger Judy Eichacker Suzanne Eide
Electric Construction Co Electronic Systems, Inc Jack Ellenbecker Trenton and Ashley Elliott Empire Plastics, Inc Dennis and Marcia Engel Dave and Kathy Englert Theresa English Rick and Marcia Entwistle EQT Foundation Brian and Sheri Erickson Dale and Jeanita Erickson Greg and Teresa Erickson Kevin and Karla Erickson Mike Erickson Russ and Nancy Erickson Dana Erlbacher Clarese Espe Henry and Candace Evans Bill Even Patricia Even Express Produce Jeanne Facile Adam Fahrendorf Dale and Patsy Fahrendorf Sharon Fahrendorf Evelyn Louise Faini Fair Tax, Inc Falls Landing Family Dentistry Family Memorials by Gibson Carmine and Amber Fantini Frank and Jennifer Farke Jennifer Fatland Christopher Faundeen Chris and Angie Felderman Jim and Pat Feuerbach John and Betty Fiegen Financial Benefits Company Jeff and Deborah Finnegan Mike and Lauri Finnegan First Dakota National Bank Doug and Peggy Fischer Roy and Lucille Fisher Michael and Kari Fitzgerald Michael and Sandy Fitzgibbons Steve and Julie Fleming Adam and Amalia Flynn Terry and Michele Fonder Katie Franke
Patrick and Errin Frankman Fred the Fixer Friends and Family of Bill Kolb Friends and Family of Don Tunender Friends and Family of Jack Schuver Friends and Family of Lucille Werner Friends and Family of Teresa Boyum Fred Frigo Frisbee Plumbing and Heating Michael and Janis Fromknecht Sandra Fuhs Richard and Barbara Funke Gabe Nelson Financial Galaxy Gaming Patrick and Susanne Gale Games2Go Joe and Chelsea Gannon Theresa Gannon Darrel and Sharon Garry Richard and Mary Garry Thomas and Patricia Garry Garry Private Wealth Resources David and Judy Gaspar Kenneth and LaVonne Gaspar Leroy and Marisa Geiken Nancy Gellerman Albert Genetti Michele Gengler George Boom Funeral Home Geotek Engineering & Testing Services, Inc. Evan and Ashley Geppert Jordan and Laura Gerdes Mark and Nancy Gerdes Victoria Barnett Gero Gerry & Kulm Ask Prof, LLC Mark and Mary Gerwer Ryan and Teresa Gevens Betty Gibson Jorge and Fabyola Gilbert Pamela Gillespie Patrick Gillespie Gayle Gingerich-Craik Joseph Glenski Gary and Susie Glissendorf Jonathan and Ashton Goeden Golf Addiction Adam and Kelly Gorra James and Marie Gossman Mike Gould
William and Heather Gould Paul and Karen Gourley Gourley Properties Edward and JaNalle Gowlovech John and Susan Graham Grand Falls Casino Great Bear Ski Valley Great Plains Brokerage Amy Green Nancy Green Green Eggs N Ram Kathy Gregory Hubert and Jan Grogan Jeff and Amy Gross Shawn Gross Erick and Jen Grossman Kyle and Maggie Groteluschen Broc and Trecia Gulseth Kristen Gulson Janet Gumbert Phillip and Kristen Gundvaldson Bryan and Amy Haase Mark and Michelle Haase Steve and Sandra Haase Denton and Gay Haber U Darold and Jerri Haberman John and Danice Hackman Hackman Insurance and Financial Robert and Tracy Haeder Brian and Heidi Hagan Mary Hagan Tim and Tiffny Hagan Craig and Lisa Hagen Halberstadtâ€™s James, Jr. and Betty Halde Courtland and Julianna Hall Sean and Christine Halligan Jimmy and Marcia Hamilton Jess and Kristin Hamman Chris Hammer and Gretchen Gubbrud Hancock Concrete Products, LLC Hander Plumbing & Heating, Inc Eric and Katie Hanson Jon and Denise Hanson Tedd and Bonnie Hanson Jesse and Breanna Hanssen Curtis and Barbara Harris Dave and Jill Harris Jim Hart Gregg and Barb Harvison
David Hauck William and Kristi Hauck Jr Karen Hausman Kelly and Lori Havard Hay Trail Lawyers Kyle and Tawnya Heer Joe and Noelle Heiberger Robert Heidelbauer James and Deb Heine Greg and Phyllis Heineman John Heisey John and Molly Heisler Clark and Linda Heitkamp Keith and Beth Helsper Greg Hendricks Mary Hendricks Lon and Dora Henning Luke and Jackie Henriksen Brian and Kristin Hermsen Bradley and Brenda Hershman Steve and Donna Hey High Point Michael and Jennifer Hight Aaron and Lindsey Hillberg Robert and Molly Hillman Carolyn Hobson Merri Hohn Holiday Inn Sioux Falls City Centre Allen Holm and Joan Fargen-Holm Bob and Jackie Holm Jim and Annette Honerman Robert Todd and Maria Hopkins Darrell and Valerie Horacek Kevin Horner/Horner Orthodontic Jason and Dawn Horst Joyce Horvath Houndstooth House David and Marilyn Hoversten Andree Howenstein Dick and Mary Hublou James and Sarah Hueners Huhot Mongolian Grill Kenneth and Beverly Hults Jeff and Renee Hurley Jeff, Jr and Mandy Hurley Vincent and Jane Huwe Jeff and Lisa Irvine Amy Isaacson Ted and Mary Iverson J & L Harley Davidson
U Denotes deceased
GIFT GIFTCLUB CLUBLEVELS LEVELS Blue Club cont. Donald and Terry Jacobs Daryl and Debra Jacobsma Garry and Dianne Jacobson Gary and Suzy Jaeger Fady Jamous and Rosana Fadel Janco Specialized Surfaces John Jarding Margaret Jarding Sylvia Jaspers Jerry Jenneman Cheryl Jensen Jim and Ron’s Service JJ’s Wine and Spirits & JJ’s Axes & Ales Tom and Julie Job Andy and Lea Johnson Bradley Johnson Brendan and Jana Johnson Bryan and Jean Johnson David and Jeannie Johnson Greg and Deb Johnson Ronald and Shelley Johnson Shannon Johnson Brad and Christine Jones Jeff and Kendall Jones Pamela Jones Steve and Paula Jones Tom and Deb Jones Vince and Kelly Jones Jones, Kramer & Haber Juliana’s Boutique Rob and Kathy Junker Steven Kafka Ellison and Lauren Kalda Daniel and Jeanne Kangley Patrick and Sarah Kappel Robert and Romaine Kappel Ronald and Cheryl Kappenman Samantha Kappenman Will and Amanda Kappenman Karl’s TV & Appliance, Inc Tony and Katie Kayser Kayser Group, Inc Kraig and Joni Keck Thomas and Betty Keck Peter and Mary Kay Keers Neil Kelly Dan and Cathleen Keyes
Robert and Jennifer Kilmer David and Anne Marie King Joe Kippley Mike and Judy Kirby Duane and Donna Kistler Josh and Pam Klein Rick and Janet Klinkhammer Diane Klock Charles and Judy Kneip Kyle and Laura Kneip Margaret Knudsen David and Deanna Knudson Ben Koch Dan and Betsy Koch Jane Koch Timothy and Amy Koch Koch Hazard Architects Larry and Tania Kocmick Timothy Koehn Todd and Susan Kolb James and Myra Kolbeck Kent and Paula Kolsrud Barbara Konechne Tim and Gloria Koob Lloyd and Carolyn Koopman Donald and Francine Kosiak Joe and Darlene Kostal Larry and Kathy Kotten Bryan and Dana Kouri Kouri Insurance Agency, Inc Travis and Diane Krein Kevin and Mary Kroeze Fr. David Krogman Ellen Kroon Chris and Kyli Krouse Cathy Krueger Beth Kubista Maricarrol Kueter Susan Kulesa Tim and Stephanie Kunkel Chuck and Sandie Kuntze Adam and Mollyssa Kuper Jeffrey Kusek Jacob and Amy Kusmak Ryan and Cindee Kusser Joann Kyslinger Andrew and Brooke Lais Noel and Mary Lais
Lambert Heating and Air Conditioning Ken and Kimberly Lambrecht Lamfers and Maas, LLP Lisa Lange Perry and Monica Langston Robert and Elizabeth Lapp Larry Hoover’s ATA Martial Arts Curtis, III and Rochelle Lauret Lawrence & Schiller, Inc Colleen Lecy JoAnne Leiferman Lillian Leitheiser Christopher and Jackie Lent Monica Leonard Josh and Mary LeVee Clay and Theresa Leveritt David and Erin Lewis Ed Lewis Lift Pro Equipment Company Lit Libations Living with Landyn Liz Lloyd Dennis and Vivian Loecker Jackie Loecker Jeremy and Beth Loecker Jill Loecker Look’s Meat Market Leo and Rogene Lorang Thomas and Penny Lorang Los Alamos National Laboratory John and Sandra Lown Robert and Julie Lubke Luken Memorials, Inc lululemon Bryan and Patricia Lund Dave and Robin Lund Mary Lutz C. Patrick Lyman U Diane Lyons Luke and Erin Mack Nathan and Rebecca Madigan Magic Mirror Hair Design Mama’s Ladas Ed Manning Kelly and Tanya Manning Marco’s Pizza Earl and Patricia Markley Henry and Ruth Marks
Joseph and Cathy Marsh Joseph and Tanya Martin Helen Martinson Robert Martinson Thomas and Beth Ann Masterson Chris and Carolyn Matheson John and Sherri Matthews Patrick and Bonnie McCue Jean McDowell McGinnis & Company, LLP Mary McGreevy Chad and Peggy McGuire Michael and Katie McInerney Ray and Mary McInerny Heath and Andrea McIntyre Jeff and Betsy McIntyre Steve and Nancy McLaughlin Brandon and Alyssa McLellan Christy McMillin Lance and Nora McQueen Kathryn Mead Rob and Jacqui Meadors Media One Advertising/Marketing Michael and Andrea Meekins Jeff Meinen Jeff and Tracey Merrill Metabank John and Lisa Meyer Paul and Margaret Meyer Ryan and Linda Meyer MGB Photography Paul Michel Midwest Railcar Repair, Inc Karen Mikuska Dorothy Clark Miles Brent and Michelle Miller John Miller Matthew and Patty Miller Robert and Louise Miller David and Rosemary Millette Minerva’s, Inc Minnehaha Country Club Joan Miron Jessica Mitacek Jerald and Michelle Mitzel Ritch and Luanne Mjelde Mark Moeller Becky Moen
U Denotes deceased
Mark and Peggy Moffitt Renady Mohr Montgomery Furniture Mary Montoya Moonlight Melodies Gary and Brenda Moore Keith and Kristie Moore Bernadine Moorhouse Fr. James Morgan Jean-Claude and Ellen Moritz Jerald and Lynn Moser Move Boutique Nathan and Sarah Mueller Mark and Sharon Mulder Tim Mulhair Daniel and Jean Murphy Tom and Karla Murphy Murphy Business of Sioux Falls, LLC Nick and Jessica Murray Greg Musso Mustard Seed Chuck and Joan Mutchler Myrl & Roy’s Paving, Inc Ione Naber Neal and Lisa Nachtigall Robert Nadeau Paul and Heidi Nantke Larry and Ann Narum National Catholic Society of Foresters
Chad and Trish Nelson Chris Nelson Mark and Bonnie Nelson Rickey and Lisa Nelson Ryan and Abby Nelson Nelson Property Consultants Joey Nesbitt Mike and Sarah Neufeld Robert and Gina Newman Mary Nichols Nichols & Rabuck, PC Sue Nipe Daniel and Lum Njingeh Noodles & Co Nordica Warehouses, Inc North Central Insurance Justin Noteboom Notre Dame Club of South Dakota Novak Sanitary Service Nyberg’s Ace, Inc Jim and Carol Oakland Kelly and Kathy Oberbroekling Steve Oberg and Racheal Vockler Patrick and Lindsey O’Brien Bob and Kris O’Connell Karl and Kelley Oehlke Kenneth and Mary Oehlke Mary Olinger Jason and Stephanie Ollerich
Arlene Olson Brad and Lori Olson Michael and Jill Olson Stephen and Elaine Olson Mark and Gina Opland Terry and Diane Oppold Betty Ordal Kevin and Patricia Ordalen Original Pancake House Eric and Kristy Ortega Orthopedic Institute Jeff and Kym Osterberg Frank and Doloris Owens James and Nicole Paasch Rich and Tammy Paces Cyril and Sonia Palen Kevin and Jennifer Palma Katherine Palmitier Roger and Julia Paluch Paws Pet Resort Arlinda Peacock Nathan and Christina Pease Mike and Jill Pellicotte Larry and Laurie Peltier Thomas and Linda Penisten Daniel and Cheryl Peters Jason and Deanna Peters Patricia Peters David and Bev Petersen Eric and Libby Peterson Gary Peterson Lee Peterson Jamey and Cherrlyn Pickering Pickle Barrel, LLC Pillar Insurance, Inc Duane and Carol Pistulka Dan and Cheryl Pitzl Stephan Pivacek and Lavonne Nemmers Pizza Rev - TNT Pizza Bruce and Sherry Plaetz Daniel and Amanda Plaetz Julie Plimpton Merle and Mary Plucker Plums Cooking Jon and Emily Pociask Tom and Sally Polak Levi and Beth Pole Jerry and Jackie Pommer
Jayson and Nicole Poppinga Chad and Jen Porter Trent Poscharsky and Christina Lankhorst Prairie Learning Centers Precision Vision Tom and Pat Price Rosemary Priester Dieter and Betty U Proehl Kirby Proehl Sara Purlee Quaintance Law Office Qualified Presort Services Queen City Concierge R L Drywall R Wine Bar Thomas and Patti Ralph John and Jeanne Ranek Melita Rank Dana and Stacy Rausch Dana and Patricia Ray Rob and Lisa Rea Thomas and Kristin Reaves Kevin and Kim Rechnagel Cary and Anita Reeves Kelly Refsland Tim Reilly Bradley and Salena Reimer Chad Reimer Jerry and Christy Reisch Jesse and Cori Reisch Releve Studios Jim and Sandy Renczykowski Results Personal Training Bill and Christina Rezac David Reznicek Jeff and Kelly Rhone Eugene and Sherry Richter Bradley and Tracy Rickett Riddle’s Jewelry Risty Benefits, Inc Riverview Insurance Agency RL Real Estate Group Ed and Elaine Roach Derrick and Emily Robinson Dale Roemen Rogers Appraisal Service, Inc Leo and Kay Rokusek Randy and Mary Beth Ronsiek
U Denotes deceased
GIFT CLUB LEVELS Blue Club cont. Lavonne Rose Denise Rotert Daniel and Charlene Roth Jamison and Cathy Rounds Rounds International, LLC Shilo Rouse RSM US, LLP Mary Runyon Martin and Brenda Ruppert Rust & Co Randall and Mary Rustad Ronald and Pamela Rysavy Thomas and Lisa Rysavy Rysavy Appraisal Service Susan Sabers Mark and Sue Salter Sammons Financial Group, Inc Matthew Samp Paul and Trisha Sampson Sanaa’s 8th St Gourmet Gon and Tiffany Sanchez Peter and Addie Sanchez Greg and Pam Sands Sanford Family Wellness Sanford Power Sanford Profile Tom and Nancy Savage Kiah Schaefbauer Dean and Donna Schaefers Duane and Adelia Schaeffer Steven Schaeffer Matthew and Nichole Schafer Mike and Linda Schaffer Mary Jo Schallenkamp Andrew Schartz Scheel’s IcePlex Thomas and Mary Ann Scheier Craig and Jennifer Schelske Nathan and Alexandra Schema Christopher and Kara Scherbring Brad and Deb Schiefelbein Brig and Mary Schilling David and Lacey Schlagel Kenny and M J Schlitz Gary and Brittany Schmidt Schmit Greteman Assoc, Inc Chad and Stephanie Schmitz Joseph and Marcia Schmitz Glen and Alyce Schneider
Tony and Tami Schnetter Charlie and Sara Schoenfelder Fr. Joseph Scholten Olesia Scholten Tim and Erin Schons School Bus, Inc Cindy Schoppert Pickett Schoppert’s Piano Gallery Phil and Kristie Schreck Brian and Ellen Schulte Mallory Schulte Philip Schulte Jen Schultz Dan and Sarah Schumacher Patrick and Jodi Schwebach David and Julie Schweitzer Daniel Schwenck SCM Business Services Jeff and Libby Scoular Bill and Susan Sealey Sealpros, Inc Jack and RoseMary Shafer Mohamed Shaik and Shamin Sultana William Shaw Michael and Lisa Shea Showplace Wood Products, Inc Vance and Sara Siemonsma Robert and Barbara Sieps John and Susan Simon Lonnie and Nancy Simon Simply Perfect Sioux Falls Auto Glass Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club Sioux Falls Golf Lisa Sitzmann Skate City Skydive Adventures Terry Slattery Tom Slattery Slim Chickens - TNT Chicken Jeremy and Sara Smith Jesse and Ellen Smith Mary Alice Smith Michael and Joleen Smith Thomas and Margie Smotherman Richard Smykle Thomas Snyder Mark and Jodi Sohn Nicole Solberg
Scott and Kim Soldatke Jon and Catherine Sommervold Cameron and Nicole Sorensen David and Kathryn Sorenson Jeff and Kelli Sorenson Jim and Shirley Sorenson South Dakota Trust Co, LLC Gary Spakosky Special Olympics South Dakota Judy Sperling Pat and Sue Spillane Mike and Janet Sporrer Eric and Amanda Sprenkle St. Katharine Drexel Parish St. Katharine Drexel School St. Michael Parish Ron and Virginia Staebell Robert and Shelly Starr Mark and Jeanette Steece Loren and Susan Steenson Jeff and Twyla Steinberger Wayne and Cynthia Steinhauer Deborah Stene Joseph and Kathy Stenger Sticks & Steel Rob and Holly Stiff Dale and Teresa Stoll
Ellen Stoll Matt and Jennifer Stone Matthew and Jody Stork Tim and Lisa Stotz Judy Struck Cal and Ann Stukel T.R. and Natalie Sturm Summit Plumbing, Inc Sean and Julie Sundermann Sunshine Foods Surgical Institute of South Dakota Thomas and Jill Sutcliffe Charles and Valerie Sutton Mark and Terri Swenson SWI Interiors TAB Systems, Inc Bill and Alana Tamisiea LeRoy and Mary Tarbox Telephone Systems & Service Inc Rita Temple Scott and Stacey Terveen The Dance Line The Diamond Room The Duncan Law Firm, L.L.P. The Experience Real Estate, Inc The Fireworkz Store The GE Foundation
The Graham Companies The Medtronic Foundation The Winston-Salem Foundation Thesenvitz, Mickelson & Berreau, LLP Gary and Grace Thimsen Erik Thoen Robert and Mary Thoen Eric and Emily Thomas Mike and Dawn Thomas Barbara Thomassen Blake and Kayla Thompson Virginia Thompson Rob Thorsten Fr. Andrew Thuringer John Thuringer Thurman, Comes, Foley & Co, LLP Tiger Corporation Tiger Rock Martial Arts Ronald and Sondra Timmer Michael and Lynn Timmerman Jackie Titus Michael Tobin and Katherine Campbell Nicole Todd Jay and Ryanna Tolsma Susan Tornblom Nikole Trader Robert Trader
Thanh and Hue Tran Karen Tratensek Grant and Ann Tschetter Lynal and Ann Tschetter Mary Jane Tschetter Dan and Sandra Turgeon Mary Tuscher Joe and Sharon Ulin Thomas and Susan Underberg United Concrete University of Sioux Falls University of South Dakota UpTempo Music Lessons Matthew Urban Tony and Nancy Van Overschelde Kory and Traci Van Sickle Brett VanBochove George and Stephanie Vandel Richard and Michelle VanDemark Michael and Kari VanDenHemel Vanessen’s Hair Design Chris and Bobbi Jo VanWassenhove Jeremy and Steph VanWyhe Jose and Jennifer Vasquez David and Ruth Vickers Mark and Sarah Vortherms Rob and Julie Waage David and Tonya Walgenbach
John Walker Del and Carleen Waltner Ryan and Kari Wanke Warwick Workouts Waterbury Heating & Cooling, Inc Jerome and Dorothy Wathen Eric and Shelley Watson Christopher and Jean Weber Fr. Terry Weber Joe and Betsy Weber Roger and Michele Weber Tony and Shari Weber Weber Construction Jessica Webster Don and Coryill Weeg Blair Wegener Ronald and Judy Weidler David and Kathleen Weissenberger Brian and Janel Welch Georgie Weller Ronald and Peggy Wencl Wendy’s Abigail Weppler Gregory and Carie West Greg and Dawn Wheeler James and Debra Whitcomb Patti White Richard and Lisa White
Kelly Wicker Julia Wieseman Wild Child Slumber Adventures Steve and Julie Wilka Christopher and Lindsay Willers Barry and Kathy Williams Florence Willis Matt and Katy Wingate Gerry and Susan Wingler Wings Gymnastics Academy Wingstop Darrell and Teresa Winterton Tony and Katie Wiseman Wiswall Endodontics, PC Andrew and Lisa Woelfel Terry and Michelle Wolf Clarence and April Woody Barton and Barbara Workman Workplace Technology Center Bart and Stacie Wuebben Wyatt and Jamie Year Yellow Bug Photography Douglas and Christina Yim Steven and Mary Catherine Zahller Vitaliy and Chris Zdorovtsov Zell Enterprises, Inc
Matching Gift Companies
Our thanks to the following companies for matching the gifts of their employees who donated to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
American Express Funds Anne McGilvray & Co Aramark Bank of America Bard Davol, Inc C H Robinson Cambia Employee Giving Campaign CIGNA CNA Surety Delta Air Lines Foundation Deluxe Corporation Foundation
Eide Bailly LLP EQT Foundation First National Bank of Sioux Falls First National Bank South Dakota Graco Foundation Johnson & Johnson Land O’Lakes Foundation Los Alamos National Laboratory Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Midcontinent Foundation Midcontinent Media
Monsanto Fund Morgan Stanley New York Life Foundation Northwestern Mutual Foundation Power/mation Principal Financial Group Foundation Sammons Financial Group, Inc SC Johnson Fund Shell Oil Co Foundation Starbucks State Farm Companies Foundation
The GE Foundation The Medtronic Foundation The Winston-Salem Foundation Thrivent Gift Multiplier UnitedHealth Group US Bank Verizon Foundation Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Wells Fargo Educational Matching Gift Program
BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS 2018-2019 STAFF †
We thank the teachers and staff members of the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools for their dedication this past year. Employees receive service awards every five years of employment. Those receiving years of service awards for 2018-2019 are noted below. CHRIST THE KING Travis Balt Tara Boechler Marijana Cosic Katie Dow Kimberly Haffeman Daniel Hughes Julie Kolbeck Mary Lenards Mary Markstrom Shirley Martell (45) Katie Meert Stephanie Meyer Kimberlee Nelson Darlene Nicholson Jennifer Quissell Michelle Ratzloff Nicole Renshaw Lynn Timmerman David Widman Jessica Williams Jennifer Wrigg HOLY SPIRIT Kristina Antonen Leslie Berg Kris Boersma Lori Boldt Katie Breckenridge (10) Maddison Brown Mary Lou Claussen Jamie Eslinger Stephanie Farwell Laura Fiorello Sally Green Gretchen Gubbrud Lauren Hammer John Hauck Lisa Helling Jenessa Herman Corinne High Rebecca Hollaren (15) Nick Howard (5) Shelly Hunt Elizabeth Juarez Robert Keisacker Kathryn Kendall Ross Kruse Diane Laycock Laura Lunder Regan Manning (5) Caelan Markstrom Lisa Mehlhaff
Whitney Millar Susan Moe Dori Nash Brian Neish Bonnie Nygaard Denise Richard Tracy Rickett Morgan Robey Rose Rueb Josie Rutherford Nancy Seaman Kelly Seitz Dan Sip Margo Smith Kortney Temple Fran Tofte Kelli Wagner (5) Alexandra Waldner Janelle Wilson O’GORMAN JR. HIGH Rachael Andersen Susan Anderson Ryan Beier Deborah Blatchford Ruth Bordewyk Suzanne Carlson Wade Charron Zachary Cole Julie Cullen Darla Deslauriers Randy Edwards Jacob Ferdinand Jody Hatzell Kurt Hoagland Carrie Johnson (5) Angela Kamps (15) Melanie Kirsch Paulette Klein Susan Kulesa Patricia Lien Amy Lynch Julie Manning (5) Fr. Tyler Mattson Amy Muller Heather Nelson (5) James Nelson Mike Neufeld Carol Nichols John Nohr Alison Ohayon (5) Jessica Perkins Kristin Pollema
Tom Price (20) Jennifer Rangel Anita Rau Jamie Shire Jim Shook Sue Sommervold Lindsey Ussery Michelle Wolf Rhonda Young O’GORMAN HIGH SCHOOL Alex Anderson Doug Basche Julie Benson Gloria Black Skye Bork Jane Bradfield (40) Kelly Brose Nancy Carpenter Nolan Cleary Crysta Daly Darlene Dunn (40) Teresa Fester Patrick Frankman Jackie Freese Natasha Fuller Rodney Geurtz David Gooley Jeff Gordon Pam Gordon Art Hagg Caitlin Hamstra Sophia Hermanson Neil Hoogendoorn Patricia Irvine Maria Jirik Tara Johanneson Deborah Jorgensen Tracy Kaiser Kelly Kautz Jones (5) Benjamin Keppen Katie Kerkvliet (10) Sue Knight Ben Koch Kent Kolsrud Rachael Kramer Steve Krier Zachary Krueger Tyone Kruse Steve Kueter Rochelle Lauret Chad LeBrun Ken Lindemann
Doug Lindner (40) Leo Lorang Angela Lynch (15) Rick Lynch Joan Mahoney Sheila McQuade Teresa Mead Julie Murphy Scott Nelson Heather Nohrenberg Beth Odenbach Yuly Padilla Dan Pitzl Jayson Poppinga Shannon Poppinga Sherry Qualseth Kelly Reagan Jeffrey Rhone Crystal Richter Rebekah Ridder Anika Rodig Morgan Saugstad Jane Schnell (25) Mikaela Schnetter Fr. Joseph Scholten Jackie Shotkoski Gary Siska (40) Gwen Skar Deborah Stene Robert Stevens Aaron Strand Lynn Thomason Nicole Wellington Christy Zwagerman CENTRAL OFFICE Jacki Bosseler Tony Decker Susanne Gale Rigoberto Garcia Josie Gaspar Chloe Goldade Lisa Greene Kyle Groos Mary Haiar Angie Halter Ashley Herman (5) Kent Huemoeller Joe Hurley Sharon Hurley Angela Kappen Michelle Katen Anne Lanoue
Angie Markstrom (5) Brenda Mitzel Carol Nesbitt Amanda Ochoa Shilo Rouse (10) Jodi Rysavy Lisa Rysavy Ashley Smith Jenni Struck (5) Betsy Weber Dawn Wheeler ST. KATHARINE DREXEL Patricia Bruna Stacy Charron Vickie David Jill Earll Sandy Fitzgibbons Renae Green Makayla Hansen Jenica Haraldson Angela Harvill Terra Huemoeller Britni Johnson Patricia Lien Mary Lundy Tracey Merrill Kristal Moneke Ashlynn Muhl Kevin Ordalen Katie Postma Jennifer Sandman Kayla Schmidt (5) Kristi Stelter Pamela Stobart Jody Stork Katherine Taylor (5) Megan Timmerman ST. LAMBERT Tessa Arechiga Maria Bartell Bridget Briggs (5) Colleen Davis (5) Susan Ekern Karla Erickson Edwin Fink Ellen Heyer Valerie Horacek (5) Danielle Johnson Renae Lacasse Tammy Lauer Sonia Lewis
Rogene Lorang (45) Carolyn Munsch Chris Nielsen Alyssa Opland (5) Kathy Pulford Nathan Sparks Megan Staebell Sandra Stockert Nancy Williams
Cathy Rounds Leann Schlotterback Michelle Shields Rosemary Smit Shelly Starr Steve Strouth Tracy Struwe Katie Travis Jim Volk
ST. MARY Eric Abels Michaela Abels Mary Ann Andress Oliver Barnes Becky Basche Catherine Bohms Jordyn Bosseler Amy Caba Jill Casey Jill Chapman Hallee Cronin McKenzie Docken Grace Eisenberg Michelle Estes Cheryl Falk Lynn Ferrie Robert Ferrie Jeanice Finnegan (25) Julia Fischer Madelyn Grogan Mary T. Grogan Anita Hoffmann (25) Kevin Humke (20) Amy Isaacson Chris Isaacson (10) Rebecca Kayser Ann Krier Sharla Larson Morena Lemus Fuentes Sr. Carmella Luke Mary Maloney Ava Manning Donna Matzen Diane McComber (5) Jennifer Mieras Susan Monick Jordan Osterberg Natalia Paulson Mary Beth Piatt Debra Picasso Jackie Prostrollo Derek Robey
ST. MICHAEL Jennifer Arbogast Lana Bauer White (25) Eva Boyum Linda DeJong Janey Diedrich (25) Sheila Diercks (5) Katy Gaspar Sarah Gaster Stephanie Genschorck (5) Annie Gowlovech JaNalle Gowlovech Taisya Gowlovech Jim Greene Gina Hickenbotham Julie Hlavnicka Merri Hohn (10) Margaret Jarding Michelle Jeansonne Molly Johnson Lisa Lewis-Huemoeller Iwona Lewter Lizbeth Lopez Katie McLaughlin Teri Nagel Keith Olsen Delphine Olson Carly Osterloo Jeanne Peltier Jody Pittman Susan Richards Lloyd Ringrose (5) Anna Sejnoha Lisa Shea Janiece Sheridan (5) Mackenzie Siegling Beth Steenholdt Audrey Thompson Amy Wells Shelly Ziebell (30) Teresa Zimmer
BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS 2018-2019 COMMITTEES †
BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS COMMITTEE Alex Anderson..................... Assistant Principal/OGHS Wade Charron..................... Principal/OGJH Lucas Fiegen........................ Consultant Kyle Groos........................... President Joe Hurley............................ Director of IT Mike Jaspers........................ Board/St. Katharine Drexel Michelle Katen..................... Foundation Executive Director Steve Kueter........................ Activities Director Anne Lanoue....................... Accountant Joan Mahoney..................... Principal/OGHS Angie Markstrom................. Executive Assistant Matt Millage........................ Consultant Mike O’Connor.................... Consultant Lisa Rysavy........................... Director of Finance Jim Soukup.......................... Consultant Bob Winkels......................... Consultant COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE Chanda Bender.................... OGJH Representative Susie Benjamin.................... Christ the King Stacy Charron...................... Principal/St. Katharine Drexel Fr. Kristopher Cowles........... Board/Our Lady of Guadalupe Kori Dinges.......................... St. Katharine Drexel Chloe Goldade..................... Marketing Kyle Groos........................... President Fr. Shaun Haggerty.............. Board/St. Lambert Jessilyn Healy....................... St. Mary Dan Johnson........................ Board/St. Lambert Wendy Johnson................... Holy Spirit Julie Kolbeck........................ Principal/Christ the King Angie Markstrom................. Executive Assistant Andrea McIntyre................. St. Katharine Drexel Carol Nesbitt........................ Alumni Director Jill Niedringhaus.................. At-Large Connie Scott........................ OGHS Kelly Stocklin....................... Holy Spirit Jenni Struck......................... Admissions Coordinator Dawn Thomas...................... St. Michael Kristen Thorkelson............... St. Mary Drew Woelful....................... St. Lambert DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Alex Anderson.................... Assistant Principal/OGHS April Barnett....................... Christ the King Ed Bloom............................ At-Large Traci Boyle.......................... Holy Spirit Nicole Brenner.................... OGHS Nate Dally........................... At-Large Fr. David Desmond............. Board/St. Mary Susanne Gale...................... Director of Development Kyle Groos.......................... President Mary Lloyd Huber............... St. Mary Lisa Huemoeller.................. Principal, St. Michael Jeanne Kappenman............ Board/St. Mary
Rory Kelly............................ At-Large Angie Markstrom................ Executive Assistant Jarrod Muller...................... Board/Cathedral of St. Joseph Maggie Oliver..................... St. Michael Cori Reisch.......................... St. Katharine Drexel Jessie Schmidt.................... OGHS Tracy Sorenson................... St. Katharine Drexel Mark VanMeveran.............. St. Lambert Betsy Weber....................... Events Coordinator FINANCE COMMITTEE Wade Charron.................... Principal/OGJH Chuck Cinco........................ St. Katharine Drexel Jennifer Edwards................ Christ the King Mike Finnegan.................... St. Mary Susanne Gale...................... Director of Development Gary Gaspar........................ At-Large Kyle Groos.......................... President Sharon Hurley..................... Director of Human Resources Jim Josten........................... Cathedral of St. Joseph Angie Kappen..................... Accountant Michelle Katen.................... Foundation Executive Director Brandi Kowalczyk................ Board/Foundation Angie Markstrom................ Executive Assistant Brenda Mitzel..................... Director/Programs & Instruction Julie Norton........................ Board/St. Michael Fr. John Rutten.................... St. John Paul II/Harrisburg Lisa Rysavy.......................... Director of Finance Jon Schulte......................... St. Michael Mark Shlanta...................... Board/OGHS Barry Solomon.................... Holy Spirit Jenni Struck........................ Admissions Coordinator PLANNING COMMITTEE Jason Cox..............................OGHS Fr. Chuck Cimpl.....................Board/Holy Spirit Kory Davis ............................OGJH Bob Dougherty.....................Holy Spirit Fr. Richard Fox......................Board/Christ the King Shawna Goldammer.............At-Large Kyle Groos............................ President Joe Hurley.............................Director of IT Mike Jaspers.........................Board/St. Katharine Drexel Denice Krell..........................Christ the King Steve Kueter.........................Activities Director Perry Langston......................St. Michael Angie Markstrom..................Executive Assistant Regan Manning....................Principal/Holy Spirit Fr. Kevin O’Dell.....................Board/St. Therese Jim Rysavy............................At-Large Lisa Rysavy............................Director of Finance Pat Starr................................St. Lambert Jenni Struck..........................Admissions Coordinator Daryl Thuringer.....................Board/Diocesan Representative Deb Witte.............................Board/St. Therese
INNOVATION COMMITTEE Amy Barr...............................St. Lambert Colleen Davis........................Principal/St. Lambert Kyle Groos............................ President Sarah Hillman.......................Christ the King Jeannie Johnson...................St. Michael Tara Johannasen...................Computer Teacher/Integrationsist Edith Liu................................St. Mary Joan Mahoney......................Principal/OGHS Angie Markstrom..................Executive Assistant Brenda Mitzel.......................Director of Programs & Instruction Crystal Pauli..........................Dakota State University Peggy Shlanta.......................OGHS Mindy Skibinski....................SKD Fr. Greg Tschakert.................Board/St. Katharine Drexel Fr. Terry Weber.....................Board/St. Michael TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE Bill Bartell............................ University of Sioux Falls Chuck Cinco......................... First Premier Dan Drenkow....................... Augustana University Dave Geiver......................... First Premier Kyle Groos........................... President Joe Hurley............................ Director of IT Anne Lanoue....................... Accountant Angie Markstrom................. Executive Assistant Brenda Mitzel...................... Director of Programs & Instruction Chad Pew............................. SDN Communications Dean Putnam....................... High Point Networks Mike Schieuer...................... Avera Health Brad Schoenfelder............... Board/Sanford Health Michelle Shields.................. Principal/St. Mary Dawn Wolf........................... Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls SPECIAL EVENT CHAIRS Adam Fahrendorf................ Bob Burns Dakota Bowl Vince Jones.......................... Bob Burns Dakota Bowl Erin Arends ......................... Extravaganza Chair Traci Boyle........................... Extravaganza Chair Joni Blauwet ....................... Extravaganza Co-Chair Cori Reisch .......................... Extravaganza Co-Chair Trish Solomon...................... Extravaganza Co-Chair Monica Wilde...................... Athletic Boosters President Kris Ripperda....................... Athletic Boosters Vice President
A MESSAGE FROM THE BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION †
In the Foundation Office, we often talk about how the gifts today will help sustain Catholic education for many future generations. While preparing for the annual report, we interviewed Fr. O’Dell for a story and he shared a heart-warming example of generosity in his parish. We particularly love this story because it is about one of our current high school students and their wonderful perspective about blessings from God.
Michelle Katen, Executive Director
St. Therese Parish is in the process of building a large addition—a high school-sized gymnasium to be used by the parish, the Catholic schools system and the entire neighborhood as a community center. Fr. O’Dell challenged his parishioners and younger members to give sacrificially to the effort. “I asked them to consider, ‘What can I sacrifice and give?’” He told the young people, “You’re in this, too. This is your church. This is your parish. You need to help.” Shortly after that, a young O’Gorman student handed him an envelope with his pledge to the project. “When I opened it up, he had put $1,000 of his summer money in there. So I called him and said, ‘Are you sure this is what you want to do?’ and he said, ‘I’m absolutely sure. Everything I have is from God anyway.’” Fr. O’Dell said that it really bolstered his faith. It bolsters ours as well. The incredible progress at the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation is because of people like this student who understand the concept of sharing our blessings. The growth of our endowment funds is providing significant support today to our students in the form of scholarships and tuition assistance. In addition, teacher salary endowments and the Staff Salary Initiative, which raises over $550,000 annually, has made an immediate impact on the compensation for our staff. Our sincerest thanks to ALL who are supporting the long term financial health of the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
Rusty Fiegen, Foundation Chair
“Give, and it will be given unto you.”
Vision OF THE BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION
- Luke 6:38
The Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation will provide financial support which will enable the Christ-centered Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools to: • provide Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools educators with compensation which exceeds that of their public school peers • provide tuition assistance so that all who desire a faith-based education through Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools can afford one • provide and maintain superior facilities and technology
MEMBERS OF THE BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION †
Scott and Patti Abdallah Roberto Anel and Editha Liu Mark and Amy Arndt Bill and Peg Baker Thad and Nicole Barnes Miles and Lisa Beacom Bill and Tracee Beck Ken Berger and Molly McCarthy John and Katy Billion Brian and Janet Bird Joel and Dar Blanchard Michael and Carri Bornitz Greg and Denise Branaugh Kevin and Becky Branick Jim and Kim Burma Fran and Mary Lou Campbell Larry and Mary Canfield Ed and Judy Cannon Thomas and Tina Carson Fr. Charles Cimpl Paul and Shirley Cink Tom and Mary Cink Jim and Sue Clark Richard and Kari Clark Paul and Mary Ellen Connelly Bob and Paula Correa Dan and Janet Costello Randy and Ann Cowan Fr. Kristopher Cowles Adam and Diane Cox Ross and Lisa Crist Kevin and Ashley Crouch Tim and Lee Dardis Fr. David Desmond Dick and Janet Devaney Dan and Laurie Donohue Bob and Kara Dougherty Don and Jo Dougherty Tom and Kareen Dougherty Kevin and Karen Doyle Jeff and Hattie Edman David and Julie Ermer Jeff and Jackie Fiegen Rusty and Brenda Fiegen Don and Janet Fischer
Dave and Mary Fleck Maureen Flynn Mike and Sue Flynn Fr. Richard Fox Warren Friessen Dan and Katie Fritz Kevin and Melissa Garry Rich and Mary Garry Gary and Theresa Gaspar Jack and Jayne Gaspari Steve and Kelly Gellerman Kyle and Theresa Groos Norma Gross Craig and Lisa Hagen Fr. Shawn Haggerty Doug and Anne Hajek Bryan and Shelly Hammer Steve and Karen Haney Donald and Julie Hanson Alfred and Linda Hartmann Shane and Nancy Hartung Greg and Phyllis Heineman Evan and Kristi Hermanson Boyd and Dody Hopkins Jack and Gina Hopkins Tom and Melissa Howes Jean Huegel Brian and Sheila Hurley Will and Joan Hurley James P and JoNell Jarding Jim and Megan Jarding George and Clare Johnson Greg and Meg Johnson Phil and Karen Johnson Audrey Jones Gene, Jr. and Cynthia Jones Scott and Lisa Jones Jeff and Doreen Jorgenson James and Lynn Josten Eric and Jane Juhl Tim and Jeanne Kappenman Mike and Michelle Katen Matt and Ashley Kayser Rob and Nicole Keisacker Kevin and Peggy Kirby
Steve and Susie Kirby Richard and Cindy Koch Rick and Kathy Kooima Donald, Jr. and Shelly Kosiak Lon and Sandy Kouri Dave and Brandi Kowalczyk Noel and Mary Lais Pat and Kaye Lawler Tom and Penny Lorang Patrick and Kathy McGreevy Michael and Jean McHale Steve and Nancy McLaughlin Tom and Marilyn Meyer Paul and Michelle Micka Troy and Jaime Miller Richard Molseed Thomas and Cynthia Monnin Fr. James Morgan Dan and Jean Murphy Kevin Murphy Mary Jean Murphy Tom and Karla Murphy Randy and Debbie Nehring Julie Norton Mike and Janice O’Connor Fr. Kevin O’Dell Jarrod and Elizabeth Otta Steve and Teresa Palmitier Curtis and Janelle Peery Marian and Andrea Petrasko Todd and Patty Pharis Lynn and Teri Pudenz Frank and Barb Rance David and Liz Reimer Tom and Kristin Ripperda Emmet and Mary Gayle Rogers Mike and Mary Runge Jon and Kim Ryckman Keith and Ann Schaefbauer William Schaefbauer and Evie Sautner Jon and Jessie Schmidt Brad and Teresa Schoenfelder William and Valerie Schroeder Eric and Jaclyn Schuler Jon and Nancy Schulte
Terry and Trish Schulte Todd and Terri Schuver Bob and Connie Scott George and Joan Sercl Keith, Jr and Becky Severson Peter and Alicia Siegling Rich and Tracy Skuza Regan Smith Ben and Tricia Solomon Matt and Sarah Sorrell Rod and Becky Sorrell Carl and Marietta Soukup Jim and Angie Soukup Al and Judy Spencer Ron and Virginia Staebell Brady and Kelly Stocklin Bishop Paul Swain Patrick and Jana Sweetman Tom and Rochelle Sweetman Travis and Michelle Thie Mike and Chris Thompson Tony and Sandra Tiefenthaler Jerry and Courtney Tielke Matt and Beth Thornton Bill and Teresa Townsend Fr. Gregory Tschakert Brian and Patricia Vognild Tom, Sr. and Kathy Walsh Roger and Michele Weber Fr. Terry Weber Tom and Terry Welk John and Bridget Wenande Jane Wick Michael and Monica Wilde Bob and Debbie Winkels Marlene Winker Matthew and Deborah Witte Joe and Kristen Zueger Board of Trustees Executive Committee Investment Committee Institutional Advancement Committee
At the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation, we are continuing the efforts to make our teachers and staff a priority by working to increase their salaries to a competitive level. Please join us! Contact the Foundation Members listed here or call the Foundation Office at 605-575-3362 if you’d like to get involved.
BISHOP O GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION - SUSTAINER MEMBERS †
This list includes people who made a $1,000 (or more) Sustainer gift to the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. We thank them for their direct support of the Foundation Mission & Vision. Roberto Anel and Editha Liu Jeff and Linda Baka Bill and Peg Baker Thad and Nicole Barnes Miles and Lisa Beacom Bill and Tracee Beck Gail and Connie Benson John and Katy Billion Mike and Carri Bornitz Greg and Denise Branaugh Kevin and Rebecca Branick Jim, Jr. and Kim Burma Fran and Mary Lou Campbell Ed and Judy Cannon Fr. Chuck Cimpl Richard and Kari Clark Jim and Sue Clark Daniel and Janet Costello Randy and Ann Cowan Adam and Diane Cox Ross and Lisa Crist Kevin and Ashley Crouch Richard and Janet DeVaney Bob and Kara Dougherty Tom and Kareen Dougherty Kevin and Karen Doyle Jeff and Hattie Edman David and Julie Ermer Don and Janet Fischer Warren Friessen Gary and Theresa Gaspar Jack and Jayne Gaspari Doug and Anne Hajek Bryan and Shelly Hammer
Steve and Karen Haney Donald and Julie Hanson Alfred and Linda Hartmann Jack and Gina Hopkins Boyd and Dody Hopkins Tom and Melissa Howes Will and Joan Hurley Phil and Karen Johnson George and Clare Johnson Scott and Lisa Jones James and Lynn Josten Eric and Jane Juhl Tim and Jeanne Kappenman Rob and Nicole Keisacker Donald and Shelly Kosiak Lon and Sandy Kouri Craig and Pat Lloyd Tom and Susan McDowell Patrick and Kathy McGreevy Michael and Jean McHale Thomas and Cynthia Monnin Keith and DesiRae Muirhead Julie Norton Mike and Janice O’Connor Judy Radermacher Thomas and Kristin Ripperda Mike and Mary Runge Jon and Kym Ryckman Keith and Ann Schaefbauer William Schaefbauer and Evie Sautner Jon and Nancy Schulte Terry and Trish Schulte Todd and Terri Schuver Keith, Jr. and Becky Severson
Mark and Peggy Shlanta Peter and Alicia Siegling Jeffery and Lori Skinner Regan Smith Ben and Trish Solomon Matt and Sarah Sorrell Jim and Angie Soukup Alan, Jr. and Judy Spencer Brady and Kelly Stocklin Tom and Rochelle Sweetman Gerald and Mary Pat Sweetman Mike and Chris Thompson Matt and Beth Thornton Daryl and Anita Thuringer Bill and Teresa Townsend Brian and Patricia Vognild Jane Wick
ESTATE AND DEFERRED GIFTS - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY The Legacy Society recognizes the following friends who have notified the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation and/or the Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern South Dakota that they have included the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools in their estate plans, as well as planned gifts that the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools have received in this fiscal year. We honor them for their vision, commitment and inspiration to others. Anonymous (4) Catharine Anderson Rev. Edward Anderson Miles and Lisa Beacom Greg and Denise Branaugh Kevin and Rebecca Branick Paul Byorth Bill and Lynne Byrne Robert Cady Terry and Barbara Caster Fr. Chuck Cimpl Bob and Paula Correa Dan and Janet Costello Mary Sue Donohue Yvonne Doss U Msgr. James Michael Doyle Susan Drew Mark Eastman David and Julie Elson Dave and Mary Fleck Mike and Sue Flynn Kevin and Melissa Garry Rich and Mary Garry Gary and Theresa Gaspar Kenneth and Lavonne Gaspar Marian Gresslin Ralph and Sylvia Grode John U and Norma Gross Craig and Lisa Hagen Greg and Phyllis Heineman Fr. Jerome Holtzman Mary Homan U Boyd and Dody Hopkins Jack and Gina Hopkins
Tom and Melissa Howes Greg and Meg Johnson Gene, Sr. U and Audrey Jones Gene, Jr. and Cynthia Jones Jeff and Doreen Jorgenson Rick and Kathy Kooima Kevin and Peggy Kirby Dave and Shirley Lueth Tom and Penny Lorang Gordon and Mary Mairose Thomas and Susan McDowell Tom and Marilyn Meyer Richard Molseed James and Eileen Nawroth Randy and Debbie Nehring Charles and Jody O’Brien Mike and Janice O’Connor Dianne Owens Steve and Teresa Palmitier Todd and Patty Pharis Jerry and Dana Priebe Judy Radermacher Frank and Barb Rance Marlene Rance Thad and Liz Rogers Julie Ronning Rose Ann Ryan Jim and Maureen Sage William and Valerie Schroeder Jon and Nancy Schulte George and Joan Sercl Keith, Jr. and Becky Severson Rich and Tracy Skuza John Smedsrud
Regan Smith Scott and Constance Smith Rod and Becky Sorrell Carl and Marietta Soukup Jim and Angie Soukup Alan, Jr. and Judy Spencer Vernon and Alice Staebell Raed Sulaiman and Christiane Maroun Ted Thoms Gerald and Courtney Tielke Bill and Teresa Townsend Rollin Wagner Tom, Sr. and Kathy Walsh Donna Weinacht Robert and Deb Winkels JamesU and Marlene Winker
U Denotes deceased
ENDOWED FUNDS - BISHOP O GORMAN FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY †
The Legacy Society includes the following endowment funds which provide permanent support of the mission of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, whether in the form of teacher compensation, tuition assistance, scholarships, programs, capital improvements or other support. **Denotes new fund.
FUNDS FOR TEACHER COMPENSATION AND TUITION ASSISTANCE These funds contribute to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Teachers’ Endowment to support salaries and to provide annual tuition assistance to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools students with financial need. Bishop Robert J. Carlson Endowment Fund Established in 2005 by Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation and many contributors from the Diocese of Sioux Falls to honor Bishop Carlson and his 10+ years of service to this diocese. Cultural Diversity Fund** Established in 2018 by Roberto Anel and Editha Liu to support two critical areas: teachers’ salaries and tuition assistance. John Gross Memorial Fund Established in 2008 in John’s memory by his family and friends. It is because of the dedication of the teachers in Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools that this fund will benefit them as well as provide assistance to students pursuing academic achievements at O’Gorman High School and those in need of tuition assistance at Christ the King Elementary School. Ruth and Joe Weisbecker and Son, Mike Weisbecker, Family Endowment Fund for Teachers’ Salaries and Tuition for Students in Need Established in 2008 with gifts from their children, family and friends. This fund will support equally Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools teachers’ salaries and tuition assistance for students in need who participate in co-curricular activities at O’Gorman.
FUNDS FOR TEACHER COMPENSATION Unless otherwise specified, these funds contribute to the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Teachers’ Endowment Fund to support salaries. AVERA Teachers’ Salaries Fund Established in 2010 through the partnership of Avera and Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, this endowment provides support for teachers’ salaries. Berger-McCarthy Excellence in Education Endowment Established in 2014 to provide support for the teachers’ salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Donna Marie Feyder Brown Endowment Established in 2015 by Thomas Brown in memory of his wife, Donna Marie Feyder Brown. This fund is to provide support for the teachers’ salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Howard R. and Berteale Brown Family Endowment Established in 2005 by Howard in memory of his wife, Berteale Brown. Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Teachers’ Endowment Fund Established in 2008 by anonymous donors who wish to recognize the outstanding teachers in our schools. Building On Excellence Teachers’ Endowment Established by Sanford Health in 2008 through the Building On Excellence Campaign to make a difference for the teachers of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
Connelly Family Fund Established in 2011 to provide support for staff salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Dan and Janet Costello Family Fund Established in 2007 in support of the O’Gorman High School Building On Excellence Campaign by Dan and Janet Costello. This fund will provide financial assistance for the staff salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. DeRuytter Teachers’ Salary Fund Established in 2017 to provide support for the teachers and staff salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Jo and Don Dougherty Family Endowment** Established in 2019 by the Dougherty family in memory of Don, this endowment provides support for the teachers’ salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Monsignor James Michael Doyle Endowment Fund Established in 2016 to provide support for the teachers and staff salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Sr. Kathryn Easley OSB Teachers’ Endowment Established in 2016 in honor of Sr. Kathryn’s service to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools and her 50th Jubilee celebration. During her years in education, she had a passion for the efforts to pay just salaries for our dedicated Catholic School lay teachers. She was honored to be an advocate for the Teachers and Staff Salary Initiative with this fund. Fostering Their Future – Teachers’ Salary Endowment Fund Established in 2003 by the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation Membership through the Fostering Their Future campaign to make a difference for the teachers of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
Dave and Teri Geiver Endowment Established in 2014 by Dave and Teri Geiver to provide support for the teachers’ salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Gracia and Mike Gillespie Endowment Established in 2014 by Gracia and Mike Gillespie to provide support for the teachers’ salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Bryan and Shelly Hammer Family Endowment Established in 2016 by Bryan and Shelly (Flanagan) Hammer. Since Shelly is a former educator and they are the parents of a teacher at Holy Spirit Elementary, they have chosen to make a commitment for future generations of teachers by starting this endowment fund to support competitive salaries for the staff of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Huegel Family Fund** Established in 2019 by Jean Huegel in memory of her husband, Tom, to support the teachers’ salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Fr. Al Krzyzopolski Education Endowment Established in 2016 to provide support for the teachers and staff salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Jay Lavender, Jr. Memorial Fund Established in 2016 to provide support for the teachers and staff salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. The Living Stones Endowment Established in 2016 for the Teachers and Staff Salary Initiative to strive for competitive salaries at Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Ted and Margeret Lorang Memorial Fund Established in 2001 by the family and friends of Ted and Margeret Lorang in their memory. Dr. Tom Lorang Teachers’ Endowment Established in 2014 by family, friends, and Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools board members as a way to
honor Dr. Lorang’s dedication to the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, formerly known as the Sioux Falls Catholic Schools. Throughout his 36 years of service, he was the first lay Principal of O’Gorman High School and the first Superintendent of the Sioux Falls Catholic School system.
Roger and Michele Weber Family Fund Established in 2016, this fund is meant to recognize the excellent education delivered within the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools and provide additional support for the outstanding teachers and staff.
Margaret Reardon Fund for Teachers’ Salaries Established in 2007 by Margaret Reardon in support of the O’Gorman High School Building On Excellence Campaign.
Hal and Jane Wick Family Fund** Established in 2018 in memory of Hal, this fund is to provide support for the teachers and staff within the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
William and Wilma Reimer Teachers’ Fund Established in 1995 by Dave and Liz Reimer in memory of Dave’s parents. Ozzie and Jane Schock Memorial Fund Established in 2004 by the family of Ozzie and Jane Schock in their memory. William and Valerie Schroeder Family Fund This fund was established in 2012 by William and Valerie Schroeder to provide additional support to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools’ teachers and staff. Schuver Family Fund** This fund was established in 2018 in memory of Coach Jack Schuver and his son, John Thomas Jr., to provide additional support to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools teachers and staff. Patrick and Jana Sweetman Family Fund This fund was established in 2017 to provide support for the teachers’ salaries of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Jack and Pat Townsend Fund for Teachers’ Salaries Established in 2007 by the family and friends of Jack and Pat Townsend in memory of Jack. Unzelman Fund for Teachers’ Salaries Established in 2008 by Myrl and Lois Unzelman through the Building On Excellence Campaign to provide additional support to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools teachers.
Winkels’ Family Endowment This fund was established in 2012 by Robert and Deb Winkels to provide additional support to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools teachers and staff. John and Emilie Yu Family Fund Established in 2008 by the Yu family to support the outstanding teachers of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Zueger Family Fund Established in 2016, this fund is meant to recognize the excellent education delivered within the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools and provide additional support for the outstanding teachers and staff.
FUNDS FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE Unless otherwise specified, these funds provide annual tuition assistance to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools students with financial need. Anonymous Funds Established by anonymous donors for tuition assistance. Patrick Baker Endowment Fund Established in 2013 by Barbara Kolb in memory of her brother, Patrick Baker. This fund provides tuition assistance to students attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
ENDOWED FUNDS - BISHOP O GORMAN FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY †
Beacom Family Fund Established in 2011 by Miles and Lisa Beacom. This fund provides tuition assistance to students with financial need from St. Lambert Parish. The students can attend St. Lambert’s, O’Gorman Jr. High or O’Gorman High School. Bud and Rose Bechtold Memorial Fund Established in 2000 by the family and friends of Rose Bechtold. This fund provides annual tuition assistance to St. Joseph Cathedral Parish students in need. Vince and Betty Bruggeman Memorial Endowment Established in 2006 by Vince Bruggeman in memory of his wife, Betty. Bob Burns Founders Club Established in 1993 by the Bob Burns Dakota Bowl Committee. Cathedral 8th Grade Assistance Fund Established in 1992 by anonymous donors. This fund provides annual tuition assistance to students in need from Cathedral Parish. This fund awards assistance to incoming freshman students at O’Gorman High School. Chris Christopulos Memorial Scholarship Fund Established in 2002 by friends and family of Chris Christopulos. This fund provides tuition assistance to O’Gorman students who have overcome some type of obstacle and/or have financial need. Tom Connor Memorial Fund Established in 1998 by the family of Tom Connor in his memory. Michael and Ila Cunningham Family Fund Established in 2015 to provide tuition assistance to students at O’Gorman Junior High or O’Gorman High School. Curren Family Scholarship Established in 1990 by Jerry Curren.
John Dennis Assistance Fund Established in 1997 by John Dennis. Lawrence C. and Maxine L. Dhaemers Fund for O’Gorman High School Tuition Assistance Established by Lawrence and Maxine Carroll Dhaemers in 2007 because of their strong belief in Catholic education and their love for Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Kevin M. Donahoe Memorial Fund Established in 1975 by Dr. John Donahoe in his son’s memory. Dorothy Doohen Memorial Fund Established in 1994 by friends of Dorothy in her memory. Kirby Dougherty Memorial Fund Established in 1993 by classmates and friends of Kirby Dougherty in his memory. Michael Duffy Memorial Fund Established in 1992 by Jim and Doris Duffy in memory of Michael. Louise C. Edblom Endowment Fund Established in 2006 by the Louise C. Edblom estate. This fund provides annual tuition assistance to St. Joseph Cathedral Parish students in need. John and Georgie Ellenbecker Memorial Fund Established in 1993 by Dr. Russ and Jean Orr in memory of the Ellenbeckers. James E. Fergen Tuition Assistance Endowment Established in 2014 in memory of James E. Fergen. This fund is used to provide tuition assistance to students with financial need attending O’Gorman High School. Gertrude A. FitzGibbon Memorial Fund Established in 2008 through an estate gift from Gertrude FitzGibbon.
Maureen Flynn Endowment Established in 2007 by the children of Maureen Flynn as a Christmas gift to honor their mother. Fr. Foley Fund Established in 1992 by Hal and Jane Wick in honor of Fr. Andrew Foley. This fund provides tuition assistance to students from outside of Sioux Falls who attend O’Gorman High School. Fostering Their Future - Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund Established in 2003 by the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation Membership through the Fostering Their Future campaign to provide tuition assistance to families in need. Edmund and Adeline Garry Memorial Fund Established in 1999 by the family of Ed Garry in his memory. Wally and Cleo Grogan Tuition Assistance Fund Established in 2005 by their children and spouses in memory of Wally and Cleo. Dody Gustaf Endowment Established in 2010 by family and friends in memory of Dody Gustaf. This fund honors Dody’s history of helping Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools families with tuition by providing annual tuition assistance to the children of staff members. Alfred and Linda Hartmann Family Fund Endowment Established in 2014 by Alfred and Linda Hartmann to provide tuition assistance to O’Gorman High School students with financial need. Hartung Family Fund Established in 2014 by Shane and Nancy Hartung. This fund provides assistance to students attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools who incur additional tutoring fees through the Achievement Academy/ Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools services.
James P. Higgins Sr. Memorial Fund Established in 2009 by Tomasz and Cynthia Stys, son-inlaw and daughter of James P. Higgins, Sr. This fund was established in memory of James and provides tuition assistance to students in need. High School English Fund Established in 1989 by Steve Kirby. This fund provides tuition assistance to students in need who show potential in writing and English at O’Gorman High School. Father Jerome Holtzman OGHS Foreign Language Fund Established in 2006 by Father Jerry Holtzman. This fund provides annual tuition assistance to O’Gorman High School foreign language students in need. William J. and Grace Hurley Family Endowment Established in 2006 by their children and spouses honoring Bill and Grace. This fund provides tuition assistance to students with financial need from St. Lambert Parish. Cliff and Helen Jansa Memorial Fund Established in 1999 by the children of Cliff and Helen Jansa in their honor. Ashley A. Johnson Fund Established in memory of Ashley in 2017 by her mother, this fund provides tuition assistance to students who attend O’Gorman High School. Donald E. and Dorothy L. Johnson Endowment Fund Established in 2006 because of Don and Dorothy’s strong belief in Catholic education and Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Margie E. Johnson Memorial Fund Established in 2014 by the children of Margie Johnson after an initial gift was made in her memory by her brother, Howard R. Brown. This fund shall be used to provide tuition assistance to students with financial need attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
Gene and Audrey Jones Family Endowment Established in 2004 by the family of Gene Jones, Sr. in his memory.
Francis Lynch Endowment Fund Established in 2009 by family and friends of Francis Lynch in his memory.
Bernard and Adele Josten Memorial Endowment Established initially in 2008 with additional funding through an estate gift from Bernard and Adele. This endowment provides tuition assistance to students attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools with preference for those who are St. Joseph Cathedral Parishioners.
Ryan S. Matson Memorial Fund Established in 1992 by friends and family of Ryan Matson. This fund provides tuition assistance to students in need who are involved in athletics.
Henry Klein Scholarship Fund Established in 1991 by Jenni Klein in memory of her husband. David and Brandi Kowalczyk Family Fund Established in 2010 by David and Brandi Kowalczyk. This fund provides tuition assistance to students enrolled in Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Fred and Vi Larson Tuition Assistance Fund Established in 2006 by Vi Larson. Laurie Leiferman Assistance Fund Established in 1996 by Bob and Joanne Leiferman in memory of their daughter. This fund provides tuition assistance to students in need who demonstrate potential in chorus at O’Gorman High School. John and Barbara Lockwood Endowment Established in 2014 as a way to honor Barbara for her years of service as principal, the St. Lambert School Family Organization (SFO) has established the John and Barbara Lockwood Endowment to assist families with tuition needs at St. Lambert School. George and Francis Luke Memorial Fund Established in 1997 by Chuck Luke in memory of his parents. This fund provides annual tuition assistance to students based on need and academic requirements.
Msgr. McEneaney Memorial Fund Established in 2006 through an estate gift from Msgr. John McEneaney. This fund provides tuition assistance for single parent Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools’ families. Tom and Nancy Meinen Family Fund Established in 2012 by the children of Tom and Nancy Meinen to provide tuition assistance to students attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Millette Family Fund in Honor of Lou and Birdie Established in 2000 by Birdie Millette in memory of her husband, Lou Millette. This fund provides tuition assistance to students of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Rose Clare Josten Norman OGJH Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund Established in 2005 by Sister Julianne Josten, O.P., in memory of her sister, Rose. This fund provides tuition assistance to O’Gorman Junior High students in need. O’Gorman High School Memorial Fund Established in 1999 by an anonymous alumni donor. This fund serves as a vehicle for alumni giving in honor or in memory of loved ones. O’Gorman High School Tuition Assistance Fund Established in 2014 through the estate gifts of Dr. John Sall and Paul Vogt to provide tuition assistance to students from O’Gorman High School. Irene Rotert Family Endowment Fund Established in 2007 by the children of Irene Rotert as a Christmas gift to their mother. This fund provides tuition assistance to single parent Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools families.
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Patrick and Rose Ann Ryan Endowment Fund Established in 1998 by Rose Ann Ryan along with other family and friends in Pat Ryan’s memory.
R. S. and Evelyn Sweetman Memorial Fund Established in 1992 by friends and family of R.S. and Evelyn Sweetman.
Colleen Sabers Memorial Fund Established in 1998 by the friends and family of Colleen Sabers in her memory.
Bud Walsh Memorial Fund Established in 1997 by the friends and family of “Bud” Walsh in his memory.
Msgr. Francis Sampson Assistance Fund Established in 1996 by Monsignor’s close friends in his honor. This fund continues the legacy of Msgr. Sampson’s support to young people over the years.
Joseph Wenande Memorial Endowment Established in 2015 to provide tuition assistance to students attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools with financial need or special needs.
David Schmitz Memorial Fund Established in 1976 by Mr. and Mrs. Don Schmitz in David’s memory.
Elizabeth Wilds Memorial Fund Established in 1996 by friends and family of Elizabeth Wilds in her memory.
Gertrude Schneider Fund Established in 1998 by the family of Gertrude Schneider in her honor.
George and Florence Willis Family Endowment Established in 2015 by the family of George and Florence Willis in memory of George. This fund will provide tuition assistance to students who attend Christ the King School.
Delores Schwan Endowment Fund Established by Delores Schwan to provide tuition assistance to students with financial need at Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Sr. Jeanette Silvis Science Fund Established in 1997 by friends and family of former O’Gorman High School teacher, Sr. Jeanette Silvis. This fund provides tuition assistance to students in need who show potential in the area of science. St. Joseph Cathedral Tuition Assistance in Memory of Mali Anne Farmer Established in 2018 to provide tuition assistance for St. Joseph Cathedral parishioners attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. David Stone Family Fund Established in 2010 in memory of David Stone by Rae Ellen Stone and her daughter’s family, Dr. Joseph and Davina Fanciullo. This fund shall be used to provide tuition assistance to students enrolled in Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
FUNDS FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS/PROGRAMS/ OTHER Winifred M. Anderson Capital Improvement Fund Established in 2007 through an estate gift from Winifred M. Anderson. This fund provides financial support for capital needs on the O’Gorman campus. Michael Barnett Memorial Endowment Established in 2018 to provide a scholarship each year in memory of Michael Barnett to the O’Gorman High School student who is awarded the Outstanding Speech Team Member.
Mary Becker Memorial Fund Established in 1996 by James Becker, family and friends in memory of Mary Becker. This fund provides financial assistance to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools faculty, staff and administration for reasons of financial hardship or to help defray the expenses incurred in furthering skills and education. Tom Breske Memorial Fund Established in 2013 by the Dennis and Marie Breske family in memory of their son, Thomas. This fund provides financial support for the debate program at O’Gorman High School. Julie Bruggeman Memorial Fund Established in 2008 by Julie’s husband, Mark, through personal and memorial gifts. This fund provides a gift to O’Gorman High School that is used as most needed for that year, as determined by a selection committee. Warren and Suzanne Dixon Family Endowment for OGJH Teachers Established in 2018 to provide monetary assistance for continuing education to teachers from O’Gorman Junior High School, especially to those who seek knowledge in better serving students with special learning needs. The Sister Margretta Doyle OSB and Monsignor James Michael Doyle Endowment Fund Established in 2008 through gifts given in honor of the Golden Jubilees of their religious vocations. This fund provides financial assistance for O’Gorman High School faculty spiritual training as well as academic training in the humanities. Gordy and Inez Eastman Family Fund Established in 2008 with gifts from family and friends in memory of Gordy. This fund helps provide financial assistance to the O’Gorman High School kitchen for special needs. The kitchen is near and dear to Inez’ heart as she worked there for more than 30 years.
Fostering Their Future - Capital Improvement Endowment Fund Established in 2003 by the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation Membership through the Fostering Their Future campaign to provide financial support for capital needs on the O’Gorman campus. Ernest and Eugenia Ignowski Science Endowment Fund Established in 2005 by Jim Ignowski and Mary Ignowski Williamson in memory of their parents. These funds provide annual assistance to support technological advancements in the science field. Tina (Cannon) Johnson Memorial Fund Established in 2018 in memory of Tina to provide support for the drama and oral interpretation programs at O’Gorman High School. Ralph and Jane Koch Music Endowment Established in 2015 by Jane Koch in memory of Ralph to provide support for the band program at O’Gorman High School. Herman E. Meyer Capital Improvement Fund Established in 1989 through an estate gift from Herman E. Meyer. This fund provides financial support for capital needs on the O’Gorman campus. Marian and Andrea Petrasko Fund for Math and Science Established in 2007 by Marian and Andrea Petrasko. This fund provides financial support for the math and science programs within Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Psalms 149, 150 Endowment Fund Established in 2013 by Bob and Connie Scott to provide support to the band, orchestra and chorus programs at O’Gorman High School. The Sallie Mae/FNB Partnership Fund Established in 2007 by the First National Bank in Sioux Falls to honor Kevin and Linda Moehn. This fund provides tuition assistance, teacher salaries and benefits and library needs at Christ the King School and Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools in general.
K-12 SCHOLARSHIPS 1 Timothy 6:17-19 Scholarship Fund Established in 2013 by Gary and Theresa Gaspar. This fund shall be used to provide tuition assistance to students with financial need from Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish that will attend any of the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Scott and Patti Abdallah Scholarship Fund Established in 2010 by Scott and Patti Abdallah. The distribution from the endowment fund will be used to provide tuition assistance to a high school student with financial need that is involved in both athletic and fine arts activities at O’Gorman High School. Megan Marie Anderson Students For Life Scholarship Fund Established in 2009 by Keith and Ann Schaefbauer, this was named in memory of Megan Marie Anderson, infant daughter of Isaac and Susan Anderson. This fund provides tuition assistance to two junior high students who are active members of the Students for Life group. AVERA Education Fund Established in 2010 through the partnership of Avera and Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, this endowment provides tuition assistance to students in need who are interested in the fields of science and math. Bart and Joanne Beacom Fund Established as a Christmas gift in 2007 by the family of Bart and Joanne Beacom to honor their parents. This fund provides tuition assistance to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools’ students from St. Lambert Parish. Dorothy Bruggeman Scholarship Fund** Established in 2017 by Maurice Bruggeman in memory of his wife, Dorothy. This fund provides tuition assistance to K-12 students who attend Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
Chuck and Edie Cannon Scholarship Fund Established in 2013 by the family of Chuck and Edie Cannon in their memory. This fund provides a scholarship that recognizes O’Gorman High School students with financial need. Deacon John M. Cole Scholarship Established in 2003 by Deacon John Cole. This endowment provides tuition assistance to students from Holy Spirit Parish who attend Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools and have financial need. Phil and Connie Donohue Family Memorial The Phil and Connie Donohue family started an endowment fund for the advancement of Catholic education in the Sioux Falls area to honor their parents and in memory of their sisters, Susan and Mary. A scholarship will be established for female students in need and demonstrating academic potential at O’Gorman High School. Gary and Cynthia Gaspar Family Endowment Fund Established in 2009 by the Gaspar family. This fund provides tuition assistance to an O’Gorman High School student who is active in Boy Scouts. Ryan and Lesley Good Scholarship** Established in 2019 by Ryan and Lesley Good. This fund provides tuition assistance to students from Holy Spirit Parish that are attending Holy Spirit Elementary, O’Gorman Junior High or O’Gorman High School and have financial need. Jim Greenfield Memorial Fund Established in 2007 by Lisa Greenfield and her children in memory of Jim, her husband and their father. This fund provides tuition assistance to an O’Gorman High School student who is actively involved in the O’Gorman community. It is awarded to a student who earns a 3.0 to 3.5 GPA, who shows desire and potential to achieve success, and involved in cross country, track, baseball, football and/or band.
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Hanlon Family Memorial Scholarship Fund Established in 2002 by the family of Jim and Beverly Hanlon in their memory. This fund provides an annual scholarship to an incoming 7th grade O’Gorman Junior High student who demonstrates Christian values and comes from a family with three or more siblings enrolled in Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Irene Huebl Scholarship Established in 2013 by the estate of Irene Huebl. This fund provides tuition assistance to students attending St. Mary School James P. and JoNell Jarding Family Endowment Fund Established in 2008 by the children of James and JoNell in honor of their parents. This fund provides tuition assistance to O’Gorman High School student(s) who is involved in school and/or the community and has financial need. Jim and Margaret Jarding Family Scholarship Established in 2014 by Margaret Jarding in memory of Jim and in thanks for the love and support of the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools community during his battle with cancer. Providing a scholarship for students to attend St. Michael’s School, where faith is a part of the students’ everyday lives, is the Jardings’ way of helping to grow the faith community.
Rose Lohr Scholarship Established in 2012, this scholarship recognizes students at O’Gorman High School with financial need who make strong efforts academically and who help themselves by performing work study or having outside employment to support their education.
Jeremiah D. and Mary Jean Murphy Fund Established as a memorial fund in 2011 by Emmet and Mary Gayle Rogers in memory of Jeremiah. The Murphy family added to the initial gift to establish a scholarship for students at O’Gorman High School that are involved in activities.
Ian Mastel Memorial Scholarship Fund Established in 2007 by the family of Ian Mastel in his memory. This fund provides tuition assistance to O’Gorman Junior High students involved in instrumental or choral music at the school or in the community.
O’Gorman Junior High Tuition Assistance Fund Established in 1997 by Joe and Amy Cass. This fund provides a scholarship that recognizes an O’Gorman Junior High student with financial need.
Earl A. McCabe, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Established in 2016 by Christopher and Erin Stanton as a way to honor Erin’s late uncle who found education and a strong catholic community to be essential factors in the success of his life. The scholarship will provide tuition assistance to students with financial need in Kindergarten through sixth grade from St. Mary’s Parish who attend St. Mary’s Elementary School. Steve Metli Scholarship Fund Established through an estate gift by Steve Metli, this fund provides a scholarship to students from minority families with financial need who attend O’Gorman Junior High School.
Shawn Kunkel Family Scholarship Established in 2018 in memory of Shawn to provide scholarships to students with financial need attending O’Gorman High School that are involved in activities and maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher and who displays a strong sense of character.
Patricia and DW (“Dee”) Meyer Endowment Established in 2014 in memory of Patricia and DW Meyer because of their strong faith and commitment to providing a strong Catholic education for their children. This fund provides a scholarship to students with financial need who attend Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
Jennifer Lynn Leigh Memorial Scholarship Fund Established in 2013 in memory of Jennifer Leigh, a teacher at O’Gorman High School. Since Jen’s mission was to make science fun so that every student could understand and appreciate the world of science, this fund shall be used to provide tuition assistance to an O’Gorman High School student who shows promise in science with financial need.
Molseed Family Endowment Established in 2013 by Richard Molseed when he continued to give the same amount as the monthly tuition payment after his last daughter graduated from O’Gorman High School. This fund will provide a scholarship for students with financial need who attend Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
JP (Jason Aaron) Peters Scholarship Fund Established in 2013 in memory of JP as a way to recognize all of the prayers, help and gifts (both spiritual and financial) his family received. This fund shall be used to provide a scholarship to an O’Gorman Junior High School student with financial need. Truman James Pins Scholarship Established in 2017 by the family of Truman Pins in his memory, this fund provides tuition assistance to a kindergarten through 12th grade student attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools who has special needs. Danielle E. Price Scholarship Established in 2000 by the parents of Danni Price in her memory, this fund provides tuition assistance to an O’Gorman Junior High student who excels in the areas of Christian lifestyle, academics, participation and respect for others. Nusier Salem Athletic Fund Established in 1992 by Joe and Sue Salem in memory of Joe’s father, Nusier, this fund provides annual tuition assistance to students involved in athletics and in need of financial support. Sam I Am Bright Future Scholarship Fund Established in 1998 by Jeff and Amy Johnson and their children. This fund provides annual tuition assistance to O’Gorman Junior High students who demonstrate strong leadership and citizenship skills.
Steven Schulte Memorial Band Scholarship Fund Established in 2003 by the family of Steven Schulte in his memory. This fund provides tuition assistance to a freshman, sophomore or junior student who is involved in band and has financial need. Vera and Francis Stanton Memorial Scholarship Fund Established in 2007 by Mary Stanton Bunkers and Peggy Stanton, daughters of Vera and Francis. This fund provides tuition assistance to St. Joseph Cathedral Parish students in need who attend O’Gorman High School. Dean and Mary Kay Thie Scholarship Fund Established in 2001 by the Thie children in memory of their parents, Dean and Mary Kay. This fund provides scholarships to PK-12 Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools students that have three or more siblings attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools and have financial need. Joshua and Jessie Tschetter 8th Grade Scholarship Established in 2010 by the Tschetter Family. This fund provides tuition assistance to 8th grade students at O’Gorman Junior High who demonstrate dedication to their studies, are a Christian witness to other students, and whose family sees the value of a Catholic, Christcentered education.
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS Leonard & Joanne Dankey Endowment for Seminary Education Established in 2003 by Leonard and Joanne Dankey. This fund provides tuition assistance for a young man studying for the priesthood. Jo and Don Dougherty Scholarship Established in 2002 by Jo and Don Dougherty, this fund provides a four year scholarship to an O’Gorman graduate who will attend a Catholic college or university.
Heckenlaible Memorial Scholarship Established through the Henry J. Heckenlaible Memorial Trust, this fund provides college scholarships to Catholic male students graduating from high schools in Sioux Falls. Helen E. Miller Memorial Scholarship Fund Established in 1992 by anonymous donors in memory of Helen E. Miller. This fund provides a college scholarship to a graduating senior.
Msgr. James Michael Doyle Endowment Fund Established in 2007 by the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation in honor of Msgr. Doyle. This fund provides scholarships for graduating seniors from O’Gorman High School that will attend the University of South Dakota.
Joseph Viereck Memorial Scholarship Established in 2008 by Jim Viereck and Suzanne Schrier in their son’s memory. This fund provides tuition assistance to an O’Gorman High School junior(s) who exemplifies Joseph’s characteristics of humanitarianism and kindness.
- Pope Benedict XVI
ENDOWMENT FUNDS THROUGH THE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR EASTERN Mike and Mary Kay Bannwarth Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 to support Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. David R. and Erika Billion Family Legacy Endowments (2) Established in 2015 for the support of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools for teacher compensation and tuition assistance. Bruce and Catherine Bohms Family Endowment Established in 2004 to provide scholarships to students attending St. Mary School. Lori Bullis Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 for the support of St. Katharine Drexel School. Burggraff Family Endowment in Memory of Margaret Burggraff and Eugenia Burggraff Established in 1997 for St. Joseph Cathedral Parish students. Larry and Mary Canfield Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 for the support of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools for teacher compensation. (C.M.) Mart and Martha Carroll Family Endowment Established in 2001 by Maxine Dhaemers, Charles Carroll, Rev. Howard Carroll, Rev. Roger Carroll and Veronica Kappenman in memory of their parents. Rev. Chuck Cimpl Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 for tuition assistance for students attending St. Michael School. Rose M. Counter Endowment Established in 2006 by Deacon Ralph Counter in memory of his wife, Rose, to be used for tuition assistance at St. Lambert School and O’Gorman High School. Curley Family Endowment in Memory of Mary J. Curley Established in 2001 by her husband, Verlyn, and children: Kevin, Karen, Mark, Michelle and Jill. To be used for tuition assistance for St. Joseph Cathedral Parish students.
Yvonne Doss Endowment** Established in 2019 for the benefit of Christ the King School Richard and Dorothy Dougherty Endowment Established in 2004 for the benefit of O’Gorman High School. Most Rev. Paul V. Dudley Endowment Established in 2000 for the support of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Warren and Hilda Friessen Endowment Established in 2011 to provide tuition assistance for students attending Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Fred M. and Eleanore Gareb Memorial Endowment Established in 2000 by Mary Margaret Gareb McGinn, in memory of her parents, to provide tuition assistance for St. Joseph Cathedral Parish students. Robert J. Gartland Fund Established in 1988, this fund provides support to supplement the bussing expenses for Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Leo and Fayola Gaspar Endowment Established in 2006 for the benefit of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Loretta Hickey Harris Scholarship Endowment Established in 2009 for tuition assistance at St. Michael School. Wilbur and Marjorie Heimerman Endowments (3) Funds established in 1997 to support St. Mary School, the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation and the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Tom and Melissa Howes Family Legacy Endowment (2) Established in 2016 to support St. Mary School and O’Gorman Junior High School. Tom and Jean Huegel Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 for tuition assistance at O’Gorman High School.
Frank and Irene Josten Family Legacy Endowments (2) Established in 2015 for the support of O’Gorman High School and Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Charlotte Kirschman Endowment Established in 1997 for the benefit of O’Gorman High School. Rich and Cindy Korman Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 to support Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Kevin and Mary Kroeze Endowment Established in 2015 to support a St. Lambert parishioner to attend Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Raymond Lindner Memorial Endowment Established in 2009 to support tuition assistance for students from St. Therese Parish. Jack and Virginia Lovett Family Endowment Established in 2017 to support tuition assistance for Christ the King parishioners attending O’Gorman Junior High. Joseph and Lois Mattecheck Endowment Established in 2016 for the support of O’Gorman High School. Msgr. John McEneaney Endowment Established in 2006 to provide tuition assistance for single-parent families at Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Jeremiah and Mary Jean Murphy Endowment Established in 2012 for the benefit of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Ed and Nellie Naughton Endowment Established in 2004 by Elizabeth (Bette) Kathol to benefit the students of St. Joseph Cathedral Parish. James and Eileen Nawroth Endowment Established in 2015 for tuition assistance for students attending St. Lambert School.
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Petersen Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 for the benefit of O’Gorman High School to match funds raised by seniors for charitable purposes as approved by the Principal and President. Vernon and Lorraine Pierce Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 to support Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. The Pins Family Fund Endowment Established in 1997 by Jud and Jeslyn Pins. A portion of the annual contribution may be designated for tuition assistance for those students who could not otherwise attend Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Larry H. Ritz Endowment Established in 2017 for the benefit of O’Gorman High School. Saints Anne and Joachim Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 for the support of St. Mary School. George Schaefer and Cathryn Schaefer Endowments (2) Two funds established in 1996 to help support O’Gorman High School and St. Mary School. Larry and Dianne Schmidt Family Endowment Established in 2015 to support Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
St. Joseph Cathedral Class of 1950 Established in 2001 by Bob Monahan and Jerry McCabe with a challenge to other CHS alumni to contribute so students with financial need can have the same opportunity for a Catholic education. St. Joseph Cathedral Class of 1951 Established in 2001 by Dan “Fritz” Brown with a challenge to other CHS alumni to contribute so students with financial need can have the same opportunity for a Catholic education. St. Joseph Cathedral Class of 1953 Established in 2002 by John (Tom) Lalley. He challenged classmates to make contributions to enable children to have the same opportunity for a Catholic education. St. Joseph Cathedral Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund Established in 2000 and supported by hundreds of people who were and are still motivated and guided by the faith and values they learned at Cathedral. St. Lambert Parish Scholarship, In Honor of Rev. James Mason and Rev. Paul King Established in 2014 to provide educational scholarships for youth who attend St. Lambert Catholic School. St. Lambert School Endowment Established in 2012 for the support of St. Lambert School.
Cindy Walsh Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 to support Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Tom and Kathy Walsh Family Legacy Endowment** Established in 2018 for the benefit of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools teachers’ retirement. **Donors have made an additional $5.48 million in future promises to the Catholic Community Foundation for the benefit of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools through bequests, will provisions, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts and life insurance. To make a contribution to these funds, contact
Katie Fritz at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail directly to: CCFESD, 523 N Duluth Ave, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104.
ENDOWMENT FUNDS THROUGH THE SIOUX FALLS AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION (SFACF) TO BENEFIT BISHOP O’GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS B. Scott Reardon Endowment Established in 2007 to support O’Gorman High School.
Delores Schwan Endowment Established in 1997 to support Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
St. Mary Parish “Bless This Child” School Endowment Established in 2004 by anonymous donors to provide scholarships to students attending St. Mary School.
Michael Anthony Sieverding Advised Endowment Established in 2006 to provide funding for the Spirit of Mike Sieverding Scholarship. This annual award provides tuition assistance for an upcoming senior at O’Gorman High School.
St. Michael, St. Gabriel, St. Raphael Endowments (2) Established in 2015 for the support of O’Gorman High School and St. Lambert School.
Dody and Boyd Hopkins Family Foundation Established in 2006 to support the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools.
Steve and Julie Statz Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2016 for the support of O’Gorman High School.
SFCS Teachers and Staff Salary Endowment Established in 2017 to support the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools staff salary initiative.
Sioux Falls St. Mary Endowment Established in 2003 for the support of St. Mary School.
Bill and Teresa Townsend Family Legacy Endowment Established in 2015 for the support of St. Mary School.
O’Gorman High School Fund Established in 1996 to support O’Gorman High School.
CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY Gifts to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Corporation or Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Foundation reflected in this publication were received since 1987 when we purchased software that allowed us to better track donations. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy. However, due to the vast number of donations made directly to schools and/or churches, there may be some inconsistencies or some donations that may not have been recorded. If there are discrepancies, please accept our apology and bring any errors to our attention so that we may correct our records. Remember, however, that these cumulative gifts only represent the previous 31 years, as we do not have recorded gifts prior to that time. Thank you for your continued support of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools and may God bless you for your generosity!
Bishop Thomas O’Gorman The second Bishop of Sioux Falls was the Right Rev. Thomas O’Gorman, a noted scholar and historian. He was ordained in 1865 in the Diocese of St. Paul, MN, was educated in France, taught at St. Thomas College in St. Paul, MN and was head of the History Department at Catholic University in Washington, D.C. There he was installed as Bishop of South Dakota in 1896. He had a great knowledge of Catholic church history and authored a book, “History of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States.” During the 25 years O’Gorman was Bishop, his diocese was divided in half, and he became head of the East River diocese. During his tenure, O’Gorman increased the number of priests and Catholics within the diocese and erected numerous churches, schools and hospitals, as well as a Catholic college, Columbus College, in Sioux Falls. O’Gorman oversaw the building of our beloved St. Joseph Cathedral, dedicating it 100 years ago in 1919. Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, O’Gorman High School and O’Gorman Junior High are all named in his honor.
Members of the BISHOP LEVEL are honored for their cumulative gifts since 1987 of $1,000,000 or more. Avera Miles and Lisa Beacom
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CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY RELIGIOUS LEADER LEVEL
Fr. Kevin O’Dell
Fr. Kevin O’Dell entered the seminary right out of high school but left after six years, unsure about what God was calling him to do. He pursued an academic career, building an impressive academic resume. He has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature and Philosophy, Master’s degrees in Social Work, Education and Theology, and has a double Doctorate in Education and Psychology. He was a principal and superintendent of schools, both public and Catholic, in Iowa and Omaha where, because of his background in counseling, he primarily worked with young people who were struggling in traditional programs. His work often extended beyond the school because of his ability to work with troubled youth. When he was 47, O’Dell says the thoughts of becoming a priest were strong enough that he went back to the seminary. “There was always in the back of my mind that knowledge that God was probably calling me to do this.” He has now been a priest for nearly 20 years. Fr. O’Dell is the campus minister for both Augustana and the University of Sioux Falls in addition to being pastor of St. Therese Parish. He also continues to work with people as a licensed counselor, often working with people who struggle with addictions. He is open about his own battle with alcoholism and has been in recovery for many years. “I know the horrible costs addiction can have on a person’s life. Unfortunately, in most cases, unless you’re an alcoholic or a drug addict, it’s hard to get another alcoholic or addict to listen to you. They’re going to say, ‘What do you know about it?’ There’s so much woundedness there.” Father has worked extensively in AA and in a variety of treatment facilities as a priest, and still goes to AA meetings regularly, not because he’s afraid he’ll drink but because it gives him an opportunity to practice serenity and sobriety and to also be of help to others. The majority of Fr. O’Dell’s time, however, has been spent working with young people in the school setting or in community organizations or agencies. “The young people are not the future of our church, they ARE the church. They are filled with such hope and idealism and such goodness. It’s a life-giving ministry to be able to work with them and see how they can pick up the ball and run with it. I’ve always felt a special calling to work with young people, both as a teacher, counselor and principal.” Fr. O’Dell says there’s never been a day since he was ordained that he has not truly loved and enjoyed what he does. “There are some days that are hectic, but I knew when I made the decision, sold my possessions and went back to the seminary, I knew that was the right decision. And that’s never wavered since then. I enjoy parish ministry, I enjoy school ministry, but what I enjoy most is being able to watch people embrace their faith and do quite astounding things.”
Members of the RELIGIOUS LEADER LEVEL are honored for their cumulative gifts since 1987 of $750,000 - $999,999. Gene, Jr. and Cynthia Jones Kevin and Peggy Kirby Pete and Madeline Pederson U
PREMIER Bankcard, Inc./First PREMIER Bank Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital, LLP Jim and Angie Soukup
St. Mary Parish The Gas Stop - Tom and Melissa Howes U Denotes deceased
CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY LEGACY LEVEL
Miles and Lisa Beacom Philanthropy comes in many forms. It can describe when people share by giving of their time, their talents or by giving financial support to something. Miles and Lisa Beacom have generously embraced all three forms of stewardship when it comes to the Catholic schools. They jumped right in when their oldest two children started school. “We had just moved back from Chicago. We really wanted to build relationships with other families around Ally and Erin’s age,” says Miles. “Whenever they’d ask for volunteers we just thought that we needed to be involved. It didn’t matter whether it was mopping the floors or fundraising or whatever, we always enjoyed it.” “In the beginning, we didn’t have a lot of ‘gifts’ to be giving; all we really had was time,” says Lisa. The bonus for the Beacoms was that by giving so much of their time, they reaped even greater rewards. “Some of our best friends now are the parents we got involved with back then.” Over the years, Lisa has served on the Technology Committee at St. Lambert’s, the Foundation’s Institutional Advancement committee, and also donated countless hours at her children’s schools, from working in the kitchen to the library to the office, as well as assisting with various fundraisers. Miles served on the Development Committee and was SFCS School Board President twice. With a real knack for marketing, he pushed administrators to create a concrete marketing plan that included television and radio ads, along with billboards and other forms of advertising to better publicize the system’s many successes. “We had a great story to tell. It was letting people know how important Catholic education is and the success that we’re having.” He said administrators were initially a little hesitant to publicly compare our test scores with other schools in the area. “If we don’t share that information, people won’t know how much stronger it is as a school system,” says Miles. In addition to giving of their time and talents, the Beacoms give generously to many fundraisers and drives, including the Building On Excellence Campaign. They served as co-chairs and became “Partners in Excellence” by giving a significant leadership gift. Miles and Lisa also started an endowment which provides tuition assistance for students with financial need from their parish. The Beacom family includes three biological children, Ally ‘12, Erin ‘13, and Ashlee ’17, plus a ‘bonus son’ - Iman ’18—who joined the family just a few years ago, but is now 100% part of their family. Miles and Lisa say they will be forever grateful for all their family has received by being part of the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools community. “The Catholic Schools system really prepares the kids well in terms of their education. It also prepares them well for life. Everyone goes through struggles; they know how to pray. If we had it to do again, we wouldn’t change ANYTHING,” says Miles. “The education, the faith, the involvement by us and our kids.”
Members of the LEGACY LEVEL are honored for their cumulative gifts since 1987 of $500,000 - $749,000. Billion Automotive Companies Paul and Mary Ellen Connelly
Don U and Jo Dougherty Greg and Phyllis Heineman
TM and Mary Jane Reardon U Alan, Jr. and Judy Spencer U Denotes deceased
CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY PRINCIPAL LEADER LEVEL
Julie Kolbeck’s first introduction to the Catholic schools in Sioux Falls was back in the very early 1980’s when she enrolled as a 4th grader at Christ the King. Who could’ve known then that around 30 years later she’d be back at the school as its principal? After graduating from O’Gorman in 1988, Julie went to SDSU where she earned a degree in secondary education. She started teaching at Christ the King in 3rd grade as a long-term sub and then became the PE teacher before moving over to St. Mary’s. Julie’s husband later accepted a job in the Twin Cities, but they returned to Sioux Falls in 2005. Julie taught and coached at a local public high school until 2007 when she accepted a position back at St. Mary’s. In 2015, she was tapped to be principal at Christ the King. In addition to serving as principal, Julie was head volleyball coach and also worked to finish her Master’s in Education (USD 2018). As a teacher, Julie loved the ability to see kids grow, learn and develop. “Every day you can make a difference in a child’s life,” says Julie. She says she relates to the teachers she had and how important they were to her, how they were able to keep her in line and on track. “It is a FAMILY and we take care of our family and look out for one another.” As a principal, Julie says every day brings forth new challenges and opportunities. “I try to use all of the knowledge that I have learned along the way—from being a student in the Catholic schools, then as a teacher. I want what’s best for my school and my students. You feel as though you are making a difference in a student’s life by giving them the best education possible.” Julie says it’s also easy to get attached to not only the kids but the parents as well. “You are going through this educational journey with them and wanting what’s best for their kids. It’s very personal. You experience the highs and lows with them. You celebrate with them, but when they’re hurting, you’re praying for them or with them. I didn’t fully understand those deep family connections until I became an administrator.” Teaching for a short time in a public school setting was eye-opening. “I think about how we utilize our faith in every aspect of our day. When you don’t have the ability to say to somebody ‘I’ll pray for you tonight’ you see how much you depend on your faith and faith community. It’s very sad to not be able to share your faith during challenging times. Something’s missing.” Julie and her husband, Darin, have two children: Emily graduated in ‘16 and Jack will be a senior at O’Gorman this fall. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Julie also coached volleyball for about 17 years at O’Gorman, with State championships in 2002, 2013 and 2014.
Members of the PRINCIPAL LEADER LEVEL are honored for their cumulative gifts since 1987 of $250,000 - $499,999. Anonymous Bill and Peg Baker Todd and Linda Broin Coca-Cola Bottling Co Daniel and Janet Costello
Eide Bailly LLP Fiegen Construction Co Ronald Fiegen Trust U Gene U and Audrey Jones Scott and Lisa Jones
Jeff and Doreen Jorgenson Tim and Jeanne Kappenman Birdie Millette U GF Walsh Family Robert and Deb Winkels U Denotes deceased
CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY EDUCATOR LEVEL
While many of our Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools teachers are alumni of the school system, some come from ‘outside’ of our Knights community. Kayla Schmidt graduated from USD with a degree in elementary education and spent a year teaching in Yankton at Sacred Heart School, commuting from Vermillion while her husband, Howie, commuted to Sioux Falls. After a year of that, Kayla says they’d had enough road time so she applied with the Sioux Falls Catholic Schools, was offered a job teaching 2nd grade at St. Katharine Drexel, and they moved to Sioux Falls. “I loved teaching 2nd grade because I got to teach the kids about the sacraments and help get them prepared to receive those sacraments.” She also brought a version of the Passion Play from Yankton to have her 2nd graders present. After a couple of years teaching 2nd grade, Kayla moved to teach at the kindergarten level and is a tremendous fit for that important entry level grade. Even though she’s moved to a different grade level, teaching in a Catholic school is just the right fit for Kayla. “I really love being able to help others. It’s extra special that I get to share my love of Jesus and to be able to help them come to know Jesus as well.” As a kindergarten teacher, she especially loves to see the growth of her students during that year, both spiritually and academically. In our Catholic schools, we invite all by saying “You Belong in Blue”, and we hope that those who did not grow up here and attend our schools experience the community feeling. Kayla says that she and her husband, Howie, felt very welcomed when they arrived. “It really feels like a family. Everyone was so welcoming. We have a lot of friends who are O’Gorman alumni and they have just embraced us coming in,” says Kayla. “We feel like we’ve always been a part of the community.” Kayla and her husband are parents to two sweet, young children: Matthew, 3 and Mckenna, 1.
Members of the EDUCATOR LEVEL are honored for their cumulative gifts since 1987 of $100,000 - $249,999. Anonymous Jeff and Linda Baka Stan and Kirsten Biondi Joel and Dar Blanchard Greg and Denise Branaugh Joe and Amy Cass Bob and Paula Correa CorTrust Bank
Tom and Rose Costello Dalsin Development Foundation Charitable Gift Fund Leonard and Joanne Dankey Kevin and Karen Doyle Msgr. James Doyle First National Bank of Sioux Falls Friessen Construction
Daniel, Jr. and Katie Fritz Bob and Marge Good Bryan and Shelly Hammer Alfred and Linda Hartmann Boyd and Dody Hopkins Jack and Gina Hopkins Irene Huebl - Estate U Tom U and Jean Huegel U Denotes deceased
Dominic and Diane Hurley Will and Joan Hurley HVAC Elements - Oâ€™Connor Group/G & R Controls/Balancing Professionals Interstate Office Products, Inc Jay and Caryn Kappenman Patrick and Kaye Lawler Raymond Lindner Trust U Rose Lohr U Maguire Iron, Inc Michael and Jean McHale Midland National Life Insurance Co Jeremiah U and Mary Jean Murphy Randy and Debbie Nehring
Mike and Janice Oâ€™Connor Marian and Andrea Petrasko Craig and Dawn Pistulka Todd and Patty Pharis - Pizza Ranch Presentation Sisters Central Administration Services JB and MK Pritzker Dave and Liz Reimer Pat U and Rose Ann Ryan John Sall Trust U Keith and Ann Schaefbauer Schoeneman Brothers Company William and Valerie Schroeder Jon and Nancy Schulte
Terry and Trish Schulte Delores Schwan U Showplace Wood Products, Inc Tomasz and Cynthia Stys Richard and Kathleen Sweetman T-Brothers Logistics Bill and Teresa Townsend Bernard U and Mary Ann VanWassenhove Kevin and Patricia Vaska Tom and Terry Welk Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Educational Matching Gift Program
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CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY ALUMNI LEVEL
Jim Eppel ‘74
Moving to a new city when you’re a high school student is never easy. There are questions about whether you might fit in, whether you’ll find new friends, whether you’ll like your new school. For Jim Eppel, the move to Sioux Falls and O’Gorman High School came halfway through his freshman year. It didn’t take long for Jim to assimilate. “I was put at ease right away by the sense of friendship, family and community I found. I’ll never forget it. I was welcomed by both students and teachers. In particular, I remember the kindness and encouragement of Nancy Wheeler, Bill Frankman, Dorothy Neiles and Sister Margaret Mary, who should have achieved sainthood as a result of teaching ‘bachelor living.’” Jim made friends easily at O’Gorman, was involved in debate and student government, and was even named senior class president, not surprisingly to any of his new friends. He went on to St. Thomas University, graduating with a degree in public accounting. After a very short stint in that field, he entered the healthcare industry where he has spent the remainder of his career. Today Jim serves as Chief Administrative Officer of HealthPartners, an integrated healthcare organization comprised of hospitals, medical and dental clinics, medical and dental health plans, etc., employing 27,000 people. While he’s lived in the Twin Cities for most of his life, the four years Jim spent in Sioux Falls left an indelible impression on him. “It is where I call ‘home.’ That is, in large part, due to the sense of community offered by O’Gorman and the great—and lifelong—friendships I developed.” Jim has helped organize reunions for the Class of ‘74 throughout the years and says he always looks forward to those opportunities to come ‘home’ to Sioux Falls and reconnect with his classmates. He’s also helped the Alumni Office coordinate Regional Alumni Reunions in the Twin Cities. Jim makes it a point to continue to support our Catholic Schools financially, particularly in the area of tuition assistance. “I see my support of Sioux Falls Catholic Schools as both an act of gratitude and an investment in Christian education that supports every child, from the first day to graduation. I credit O’Gorman with a great education and, as important, an appreciation for the values modeled and taught. I have tried to apply those values in my personal and work life, and I have always remembered the importance and value of community, which has a very direct application to the healthcare field in which I have spent my career.” Jim and his wife, Barb, have two children. Sarah and her husband live in Nashville, and John and his wife live in New York City.
Members of the ALUMNI LEVEL are honored for their cumulative gifts since 1987 of $50,000 - $99,999. Peter and Berit Andreone Anonymous (1) Elizabeth Barto-Smith Ken Berger and Molly McCarthy David Billion Erika Billion John and Katy Billion
Vince and Betty Bruggeman U Michael and Mary Brzica Burger King Joseph and Christine Burla Larry and Mary Canfield Ed and Judy Cannon Terrence R. and Barbara U Caster
Century Business Products Charlotte Kirschman Estate U Christ the King Parish Paul and Shirley Cink Citi CNA Surety Randy and Ann Cowan
U Denotes deceased
Creative Surfaces, Inc Edward and Bridget Czarnecki Robert and Jane Denny Deruytter Estate U Phil and Connie Donohue U Bob and Kara Dougherty Dana and LaDawn Dykhouse Aaron and Jennifer Dykstra David and Julie Ermer Susan Evans James Fergen Trust U Don and Janet Fischer Maureen Flynn Mike and Sue Flynn Thomas and Nancy Free Warren and Hilda U Friessen Susette Fujan Richard and Mary Garry Gary and Theresa Gaspar Jack and Jayne Gaspari Harold and Kristine Goeden Richard U and Joanne Grasser John U and Norma Gross Ester Gubbrud and Charles Ross Richard and Nancy Gustaf Doug and Anne Hajek Steve and Karen Haney Paul and Loretta Harris Trust U Tony and Erin Hericks David and Tonia Honner Howalt-McDowell Insurance, Marsh & McLennan Brian and Sheila Hurley Don U and Dorothy Johnson James and Lynn Josten Bernard and Adele Josten - Trust U Otto and Mary Jo U Kaiser Kraig and Joni Keck Rob and Nicole Keisacker Dan and Arlene Kirby Steve and Susie Kirby Jenni Klein Knights of Columbus - Marquette Council
Richard and Cindy Koch Donald, Jr. and Shelly Kosiak Fr. David Krogman Noel and Mary Lais David and Connie Landry Doug and Julie Lindner Craig and Pat Lloyd Gene and Joan Loos Thomas and Penny Lorang Lynde Construction Jane Machado Mark and Sandy McClung Patrick and Kathy McGreevy Michael and Katie McInerney Tom and Nancy Meinen Tom and Marilyn Meyer Richard Molseed Thomas and Cynthia Monnin Daniel and Jean Murphy Tom and Karla Murphy N Dean Nasser III Memorial Scholarship Fund New York Life Foundation John and Patty Nohr Kevin and Cindy Olson Steven and Teresa Palmitier Vinod Parameswaran and Sabina Kupershmidt Bruce Prouse and Diane Bottolfson Judy Radermacher Marlene Rance T J and Gayle Reardon Glenn and Colene Ridder Larry and Beryl Ritz U Emmet and Mary Gayle Rogers Thad and Elizabeth Rogers David and Anlee Rola Mike and Mary Runge Runge Enterprises William Schaefbauer and Evie Sautner Mina Schaefer U Eric and Jaclyn Schuler SDN Communications John Sherman
Mark and Peggy Shlanta David and Sue Simons Sioux Falls Construction Sioux Falls Ford Lincoln - Luxury Auto Mall Ben and Tricia Solomon State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co Patrick Steffl Jeff and Reneece Strand Raed Sulaiman and Christiane Maroun Donald and Maureen Szymik The Medtronic Foundation Thornton Flooring - Matt and Beth Thornton Richard and Michelle VanDemark Paul Vogt - Estate U Dwight and Laurie Vondra Roger and Michele Weber John and Bridget Wenande Western Bank Hal U and Jane Wick George U and Florence Willis James U and Marlene Winker Matthew and Deborah Witte Fr. Andrew Young Todd and Sheila Zimprich U Denotes deceased
CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY PATRON LEVEL
Tim and Jeanne Kappenman “God gives us blessings to see what we can do with them, and when we become good stewards with those blessings, He continues to bless us even more.” Tim and Jeanne (Friedman) Kappenman are no strangers to the Catholic schools in Sioux Falls. Tim is a 1980 graduate; Jeanne is an ‘88 grad. Their four children are also O’Gorman graduates: Samantha ’11, Tyler ’12, Mikayla ’15 and Ryan ’18. For the Kappenmans, sending their children to the Catholic schools was never a question, but they knew they weren’t just going to enroll their kids; they were going to get involved. Over the years, they’ve been somewhat ‘fixtures’ at their children’s schools. They’ve helped with Cub Scouts, field trips, fall festivals, been on committees for fundraisers and more. Jeanne has spent innumerable hours volunteering, serving as a patient listener to young readers, helping out in the school kitchen for 20 years, making copies in the office to help out teachers, serving as an SFO officer, substituting in the school office for the secretary and she currently serves as a Board member for the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools Board. Tim and Jeanne also gave a large leadership gift in the early years of the Alumni 10x12 Tuition Assistance Giving Program to help get the program going and encourage matching gifts. “I wouldn’t have had my Catholic education without tuition assistance. Someone was generous so that my family could go to Catholic schools. God gives us blessings to see what we can do with them, and when we become good stewards with those blessings, He continues to bless us even more. Tim and I want to make sure that other families can have their children attend Catholic schools,” says Jeanne. What has reinforced the sense of community the Kappenmans have enjoyed for decades, especially in the last few months, is a diagnosis of kidney cancer for Tim. “I’m getting texts and messages from former classmates and (Catholic schools) friends that say, ‘I heard about Tim and I’m praying for your family.’ People I haven’t talked to for 5-10 years,” says Jeanne. “We have so many people praying for us during this time and it’s what sustains us.” The Kappenmans are seeing that the adage, ‘the more you give, the more you receive’ extends to community support as well, because they’re experiencing an outpouring of support from other Catholic school parents and alumni who now are physicians, nurses, techs, etc. “I think 90% of the medical professionals we’ve worked with or run into are connected through the Catholic schools. Even those who aren’t taking direct care of me are stopping in to see me and offer their support. It’s been phenomenal,” says Tim. “I don’t know how someone would even remotely get through this without that support. All based on faith.”
Members of the PATRON LEVEL are honored for their cumulative gifts since 1987 of $25,000 - $49,999. Jeffry and Sherri Alvey Roberto Anel and Editha Liu Anonymous (8) Wilson and Rose-Marie Asfora Greg and Cindy Assman Richard and Barbara Auld Estate U Avera McKennan Fitness Center
Jack and Elizabeth Babb Brent and Phanthip Bargmann Don and Kate Barnes George Louis and Maggie Barnett U James Becker John Becker Val Beckman - Trust U
Jeanne Bendewald Jay and Susan Bentz Steve and Catherine Billion Brian and Janet Bird Robert and Diane Biver Donald, Sr. and Alice Blumhoff Boen & Associates
Bruce and Cathy Bohms Donald and Lisa Bonenberger Bill and Cathleen Britton Howard R Brown U Donald and Sylvia Brule Clint and Erin Brunner Jerry and Mary Bunkers
U Denotes deceased
Butler Machinery Co Bill and Lynne Byrne Fran and Mary Lou Campbell Carl V Carlson Company Brad and Sue Carley Charles Carroll U Matthew and Kristina Casey Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern SD Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls Catholic United Financial Jason and Amy Chase Fr. Chuck Cimpl Tom and Mary Cink Richard and Kari Clark Mary Lou Conway - Estate U Ross and Lisa Crist Kevin and Ashley Crouch Culliganâ€™s Soft Water Service Michael Cunningham Verlyn Curley Nathan and Mary Dally Marvin Dammann Greg and Shaun Daniel Stan and Elaine Deelstra Dennis and Carol Dingman Steve and Jackie Domm Mark and Anne Donahoe Dan and Laurie Donohue Mary Sue Donohue David and Kelly Dougherty Tom and Kareen Dougherty Don Drake Drake Orthodontics Woody and Margaret Drey Estate U Mark and Susan Duffek Earl Earley Barbara East David and Julie Elson James, Jr. and Barbara Eppel Evans Portrait Gallery Phil Everist U Joseph and Davina Fanciullo Rod and Julie Fieldsend Gertrude FitzGibbon Trust U Gene and Judy U Francis Julie Frederick Jared and Chantelle Friedman Gage Brothers Concrete Products, Inc Bill and Mary Kay Garry
Kevin and Melissa Garry Thomas and Ann Garry David and Teri Geiver Scott and Mary Gibson Michael and Gracia Gillespie Marian Gresslin Craig and Lisa Hagen Donald and Julie Hanson Patricia Hardie James Heiman James and Deb Heine John and Ann Henkhaus Evan and Kristin Hermanson Rob and Tina Hillman Hillman Plumbing & Heating Fr. Jerome Holtzman Hopkins Financial Corporation Jason and Susan Hurd HyVee Thomas and Diane Iacarella James and Julie Ignowski James P and JoNell Jarding Robert and Brenda Jarding John Morrell & Co George and Clare Johnson Greg and Meg Johnson Jeff and Nancy Johnson Kathy Johnston Troy and Mary Jones Sandi Kant Tim Kant James and Rosemary Kappenman U Mike and Michelle Katen Donald and Carol Kelpin Bishop Donald Kettler Henry and Christine Knapp John Knudtson and Sadie Dardis-Knudtson Tony and Kerri Konshak Rick and Kathy Kooima Lon and Sandy Kouri Dave and Brandi Kowalczyk Kevin and Mary Kroeze Fr. Al Krzyzopolski U L G Everist, Inc Fred and Vi Larson U Robert U and JoAnne Leiferman Lewis Drug Stores Jack and Virginia U Lovett
Charles and Mary Luke Edward and Carolyn Mailloux John Mallek and Pam Ephgrave Tom and Susan McDowell Msgr. John McEneaney U McHale Institute Richard McKenna Estate U Mary Dougherty McMullen Curt and Sheri Messler Steve Metli U Midco Kevin and Linda Moehn Ted and Karen Muenster Gary and Beth Neidich Anne Nelson David Nelson NFCG, LLC/ Sunshine Foods Julie Norton Doug and Amy Ode Brad and Lori Olson Matthew and Paula Pardy Curtis and Janelle Peery John and Renae Pekas Michael and Karen Pekas John and Denita Pesicka William and Susan Peters Mary Ann Peterson - Trust U Tom and Sally Polak Molly Poole In Memory of Danielle Price U Jerry and Dana Priebe Thomas and Patti Ralph Frank and Barbara Rance Richard and Suzanne Rauschenbach Raven Industries, Inc Margaret Reardon Michael Reardon Scott Reardon Dennis and Donna Rensch Republic National Distributing Co Results Radio David and Carol Reznicek Robert and Marie Rickel Tom and Kristin Ripperda Kevin and Patricia Ronan Corey and Thalia Rothrock Richard and Ellie Sabers Joe and Sue Salem Robert and Lori Santella
Cathryn Schaefer U Scheels All Sports Jon and Jessie Schmidt Al Schoeneman Greg and Marlene Schroeder Todd and Terri Schuver Douglas and Elizabeth Sea Keith, Jr. and Becky Severson Sheldon F Reese Foundation Tim and Jamie Sheridan Anthony and Myriam Sierra Sioux Falls Skyforce Jeffery and Lori Skinner Jon and Karen Smith Scott and Constance Smith Barry and Carol Solomon Rodney and Becky Sorrell Splitrock Landscaping & Nursery, Inc Steve and Julie Statz Mark and Kelly Stearns Brady and Kelly Stocklin Paul Strand and Paula Derr Strand Gerald and Mary Pat Sweetman Patrick and Jana Sweetman Carolyn Tam Target Tony and Jane Tatone Travis and Michelle Thie Gary and Grace Thimsen Ted Thoms Stuart and Pamela Tiede TSP US WEST Foundation US Bank Brian and Patricia Vognild Tom and Claudia Vucurevich Jerry and Carol Ward Thomas and Kristi Weisbecker Wells Fargo Education Financial Services Michael and Monica Wilde Mary Jo Williamson Paul and Beth Windschitl Del Wurtz Terry and Stephanie Yeager Thomas and Lynne Zimmer Joe and Kristen Zueger
U Denotes deceased
CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY STUDENT LEVEL
Jordan Miller ‘20
With a dream to head to an elite university after graduation next year, Jordan Miller is one of those kids who is certain to be noticed by many college admissions offices. A stellar GPA of 4.226 will certainly help, but he’s also very involved in and around campus. In the last three years you may have seen him on the basketball court, on the baseball field, on stage for the fall play, children’s show or musical, but he’s also been involved in oral interp, Student Ambassadors and Student Council. Jordan also participates in the “Guys’ Group” at the high school, which is facilitated by Chaplain Fr. Joe Scholten and theology teacher Nolan Cleary for young male students. “Guys’ group” is to help young males at O’Gorman talk about, and grow in, their faith. He’s also a member of the National Honor Society. After college, he plans on going to medical school. Both parents are in the medical field. He says he loves biology and that’s helping to fuel his interest in medicine. “I think O’Gorman is special because it’s more than a community—it’s like a family. With the smaller enrollment, every student gets the necessary attention by the teachers. Everybody is really close. The staff members know the kids. The teachers are wonderful leaders and I really look up to them. It’s just so much more than just a school.” Jordan points to teachers like Jeff Gordon. “You can really tell he truly cares about all of us. We do intentions every single morning—and he’s always praying for his students and always asking them how they are and you know he really means it.” Jordan doesn’t think all of his fellow students fully understand the impact of all they’ve been given in terms of their education, but he says he appreciates what he’s been given. “I want the donors to know that what they do doesn’t go unnoticed. They’re the reason O’Gorman is so special and why we have all of these wonderful opportunities. It’s because of them.”
Members of the STUDENT LEVEL are honored for their cumulative gifts since 1987 of $10,000 - $24,999. David Aalberg Scott and Patricia Abdallah Brad and Kim Adamson Jayme Adrian and Jessica Clarey ADwerks, Inc Alan and Patricia Akerson Donald and Mamie Albers AlphaGraphics Aaron and Dua Anderson Msgr. James Andraschko Steve and Madeline Angerhofer Anonymous (3) Dave and Kara Arend Beverly Armfield Mark and Amy Arndt Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Angela Aschoff U
Avera Health Avera Heart Hospital of SD Backyard Broadcasting Bank of America David and Susan Bankers Michael and Mary Kay Bannwarth Ron and Diane Bannwarth Thad and Nicole Barnes Don J and Marilyn Barnett Jeff and Jamie Barnett Barnett Vision, Jim and Laura Barnett Barnett-Lewis Funeral Home Daniel Beacom and Ann Roemen Beal Distributing, Inc Charles and Mary Beatch Clare Becker
Gail and Connie Benson David and Karen Beranek Timothy and Mary Berger Cathy Bielen Evelyn Billion U Scott and Raquel Blount Todd and Karen Boone Michael and Carri Bornitz Shelia Bowar Boyce, Greenfield, Pashby & Welk, LLP Don and Atty Boyd Jeff and Traci Boyle Brandt, Solomon, & Anderson, LLP Kevin and Rebecca Branick James and Linda Breckenridge Dianne Breen William and Jean Brennan
Rita Briscoe Brooks Construction Thomas Brown U Mark and Joli Bruggeman Maurice Bruggeman Steve Brzica U Patrick and Marcia Burke Jim, Jr. and Kim Burma Robert Buysse C H Robinson Canfield Holding Company, Inc James and Donna Cannon CAPITAL Card Services, Inc Archbishop Robert J Carlson Sharon Carlson John and Mary Carroll
U Denotes deceased
Thomas and Tina Carson Richard and Beverly Casey Cell Only - 41st Adam and Molly Christianson Cimarron Label Citigroup Foundation James and Phyllis Clark James and Sue Clark Steven and Catherine Clark Shawn and Julie Cleary Curtis and Julie Clemen Paul and Kathryn Clinton Bob and Juliann Cloyd Deacon John Cole U Steven and Jennifer Condron Mark and Jeanie Conzemius Brooks Cory Dolores Costello Pat and Shawn Costello Costello Property Management Terrence and Shirley Creek Crist & Wenande Orthodontics, LLC Dennis Culey Jerry and Betty Curren Dacotah Bank Dakota Beverage Dakota Dental Dakota Kitchen & Bath, Inc Dakota Plains Ag Center Dakota Vision Center Dakotaland Storage James and Rita Daniels Tim and Lee Anne Dardis Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP Tom and Leisa Davis Doug and Gail Deibert Allen and Mary Delaney Jerry and Darlene Delker Andrew and Tricia DeMore James and Patricia Dennison Steven Dennison and Rose Riley Bruce and Susan DeSchepper Carol DeSchepper Richard and Janet DeVaney Jim and Karen DeWitte Lawrence & Maxine Dhaemers - Estate U Cory and Janey Diedrich Herbert and Sharon Doll
Joan Donahoe U Timothy and Amy Donelan Tim Donohue and Christin Koel William Dougherty U Tim Dougherty and Karen Schreier Dougherty Financial Group, LLC Jeffrey and Anita Drummond Doris Duffy William and Beverly Earley Jeff and Hattie Edman David and Jennifer Edwards Mary Ellen Eggers U Electric Construction Co Jon and Jenny Ellenbecker David and Caron Ellerbusch Mark and Leslie Elliott Tom and Linda Elliott Milt and Helen Ellis Empire Bowl Beverly English Rick and Marcia Entwistle Dale and Jeanita Erickson Greg and Teresa Erickson John and Lori Erie Todd and Christine Ernst Deanna Evans Even Law Firm Donn and Patricia Fahrendorf Evelyn Louise Faini Family Eye Care Center, PC Family Memorials by Gibson Famous Daveâ€™s John and Cheryl Faundeen Dudley and Laura Feige Jerry and Betty Feldhaus Jeff and Jackie Fiegen Rusty and Brenda Fiegen Mark and Jeanice Finnegan First Data Resources First National Bank South Dakota Geraldine Fitzgerald Bonnie Fitzgibbons U Dave and Mary Fleck Flooring America Joe and Elaine Floyd David and Sharon Flynn Patrick and Janet Flynn Flynn Outdoor Advertising
Daniel and Lynn Foley Mary Frace Estate U David and Joan Frankman Lawrence and Carolyn Frankman Jerome W and Mary Freeman Don and Becky Freitag Jon and Emily Friedman Don and Chris Garry U Fayola Gaspar Gary and Cynthia Gaspar Kenneth and LaVonne Gaspar Keith and Anna Gauer Steve and Kelly Gellerman Getty Abstract-Midwest Title Co Jorge and Fabyola Gilbert Dennis and Emily Sue Glatt Ryan and Lesley Good Terry and Pam Gordon Katherine Greve Kyle and Theresa Groos Jeffrey and Anne Gross Kim and Suzanne Gross Archbishop Thomas Gullickson Denton and Gay Haber U Doug and Brenda Haber Robert and Tracy Haeder Timothy and Carla Haiar Ed U and Nancy Hall
Gary and Norma Halstead Keith and Toni Halverson Hander Plumbing & Heating, Inc Tom and Lisa Hanlon Hanson Pipe and Precast Doyle and Donna Hardie Bruce Hartman Shelle Hartman Shane and Nancy Hartung Hauff Mid-America Sports Houston and Judy Haugo Cindy Hayes U Joe and Debbie Hayes Gary Heiberger Ron and Ann Heiman Wilbur and Marjorie Heimerman U Mike and Susan Heineman John and Molly Heisler Jeff and Judy Helgeson Rex and Jude Henderson Beverly Hendrickson HenkinSchultz, Inc Jerry and Verna Henriksen Jeff and Barb Hermanson Joe and Deb Hickman Tim and Pam Hilber Casey and Sarah Hillman Holy Spirit Parish
U Denotes deceased
CUMULATIVE GIVING - FOUNDATION LEGACY SOCIETY Student Level cont. Home Federal Bank Robert Todd and Maria Hopkins Kevin Horner - Horner Orthodontic Household Card Service Ronald and Veronica Houston David and Marilyn Hoversten Lee and Shirley Hroza Joe and Sharon Hurley William and Grace Hurley U Jeff and Lisa Irvine Mark and Fran Jansa Jim and Megan Jarding Jim U and Margaret Jarding Nancy Jerentowski Tom and Julie Job Brad and Rebecca Johnson David and Andree Johnson Justin and Chrissy Johnson Philip and Karen Johnson Timothy Johnson Troy and Nicole Johnson Jesse and Chelsea Johnston Jay and Lisa Jorgenson Sr. Julianne Josten Fr. Paul Josten K & J Trucking
Ellison and Lauren Kalda Dan and Jeanne Kangley Kappenman Dental Clinic Larry and Jackie Kasten Tony and Katie Kayser Charles and Rae Kearns U Rory and Amber Kelly Warren and Peggy Kemp U Raphael Kemper U C Pauline KennedyU Kirby Financial Jerome and Jean Klein Mel and Carol Klein Steven and Brigetta Klein Charles and Judy Kneip Knights of Columbus - St. Michael’s Ralph U and Jane Koch Bill U and Barbara Kolb Perry and Becky Kolb Richard and Jenny Konechne David and Patricia Kopp Russell and Sherena Kost Bryan and Dana Kouri Kouri Insurance Agency, Inc Matt and Anne Koziara Kreisers, Inc
Krier & Blain Heating & Air Co Eric and Stacy Krouse KSFY TV Bill and Joyce Kubat James Kuhle Susan Kulesa Shawn U and Kathleen Kunkel Steve and Deb Labahn William and Denise Ladwig Gregory and Kaye LaFollette Brad and Emily Laible Veronika Lakstigala Gary and Renae Lamberty Ronald and Sharlene Lamberty Brian Landry Matthew and Jennifer Landry Robert and Tamara Lauer John and Natalie Lavender Joe and Mary Leedom Jason Leigh Lithia of Sioux Falls Paul and Machelle Livermore Lloyd Property Management 4 LodgeNet Entertainment Cora Loken U Tom and Lori Loonan Kelly and Jill Loudenslager Robert and Julie Lubke David and Shirley Lueth Steve and Roxanne Lynch Dan and Susan MacRandall Donald John and Cathy Maguire PJ and Kathie Maloney Joyce Manahan Ken and Kathy Martinec Scott and Pam Mattecheck Micah and Lindsay Mauney John and Jeanne McDowell U McDowell Rogers Realtors Dorothy McGinnis James and Chris McGrann Shane and Angela McKay Steve and Nancy McLaughlin Duane and Darlene McMahon McNally’s
Phyllis McQuillen U Scott and Lisa Mehlhaff Tom and Judy Meisinger Metro Construction, Inc D.W. U and Patricia Meyer Paul and Michelle Micka Midwestern Mechanical, Inc Anthony and Dana Miller Minnehaha Country Club Minnwest Bank Steven and Brenda Mitzel Riyad and Rima Mohama Mary Montoya Ronald and Joanne Moquist Patrick and Laurie Moran Fr. James Morgan Dennis and Jan Motz Mount Marty College Kevin Murphy Murphy, Goldammer & Prendergast, LLP Music Service of South Dakota, Inc Chuck and Joan Mutchler Harold U and Ione Naber Neal and Lisa Nachtigall NAI/Commercial Real Estate Dean, Jr. and Carole Nasser Chris and Amy Nelson J Tom and Diane Nelson Todd and Dawn Nelson Michael and Janelle Nerland Curt and Carol Nesbitt Adam and Brooke Nichols Jerry and Karen Noonan Dan and Judy Norman Novak Sanitary Service Wayne U and Connie Novotny Charles and Jody O’Brien Duane O’Connell Kenneth and Diane O’Connell Scott and Kimberly Ohnoutka Mark and Suzanne O’Leary John and Linda Oliver Orion Enterprises Doug and Nancy Ortmann Frank U and Dianne Owens
U Denotes deceased
Chris and Barbara Paa Eugene and Ruth Parker Gary and Alice Parks Terry and Michelle Pellman Merrill and Theresa Peltier Rodney and Mary Pierce Brian and Jennifer Pistulka Herman and Marian Plagge Richard Poley Michael Powers Tom and Pat Price Vincent and Laurie Price Pride Neon, Inc Lynn and Teri Pudenz Pete and Irene U Pulizzi Dan and Shelly Rausch Hazel Reed Lori Reischl Preston and Nicole Renshaw Michael and Suzanne Reuter Reva Rezac John and Lisa Richardson Riddle’s Jewelry John and Becky Ridl James and Linda Rieff Joseph Michael Robbie U James and Connie Roberts Steven and Lisa Roers J Pat U and Margot Rogers Pat and Teri Rogers Neil and BreAnne Rohe Luis Rojas-Espaillat and Rosalia Jover Rex and Margie Rolfing Patrick Ronan and Sarah Flynn Gregg and Marsha Ruff Kyle and Karen Ruhland Martin and Brenda Ruppert Jon and Kim Ryckman Susan Sabers Jim and Maureen Sage Sallie Mae Msgr. Francis Sampson U Sanaa’s 8th St Gourmet Jeff and Dana Sandene
E.W. U and Kathleen Sanderson Sands Drywall, Inc Arvin and Anna Clarissa Santos Sara Lee Baking Group Sayre Associates, Inc Dean and Donna Schaefers Larry and Bonnie Schafer Ron U and Mary Jo Schallenkamp Jeff and Linda Schartz Lucille Schiltz U Robert and Jan Schmall Troy and Canee Schmidt Ozzie and Jane Schock U Cindy Schoppert Pickett Schoppert’s Piano Gallery Alan and Mary Ann Schroeder John and Debra Schulte Rand and Mignonne Schwebach Robert and Connie Scott SD Corn Utilization Council Mark and Pamela Sechser Josephine Seiler U Gary and Deb Sieverding Sioux Empire Realtors for Kids Steven and Lisa Small Regan Smith Bryant and Tammie Soberg SoDak Distributing Co Troy Soldatke Jeremy and Tracy Sorenson Matt and Sarah Sorrell South Western Dental Andrew and Sandy Soye Connie Spielmann St. Mary Altar Society St. Michael Cemetery St. Michael Parish St. Michael SFO St. Vincent DePaul Society - Cathedral Christopher and Erin Stanton Margaret (Peggy) Stanton David Starks and Katherine Wang StarMark, Inc David U and Deborah Stene
Chuck and Pam Stone T.R. and Natalie Sturm Jon and Kate Sundvold R.S. and Evelyn Sweetman U Tom and Rochelle Sweetman TC’s Referee/Cherry Creek Grill Terin Corp The Country Club of Sioux Falls The Diamond Room The Everist Company The Graham Companies The Ramkota Companies, Inc Bette Theobald Michael and Christine Thompson Thomas and Peggy Thompson Daryl and Anita Thuringer Gerald and Courtney Tielke Robert and Betty Torkildson U Pat Townsend Traditions, Limited Thomas and Barbara Travis Lynal and Ann Tschetter Matthew and Sarah Tschetter William Tunell Myrl and Lois Unzelman
Nick and Marie VanLoh Vern Eide Motorcars Jerry and Nancy Vogel Verlynne and Suzanne Volin U Rollin Wagner James and Donna Walden Walmart Steve and Brenda Washenberger Keith and Wanda Waterbury Debbie Watson Donna Weinacht David and Kathleen Weissenberger Jerry and Ginnie Wempe Shawn and Margaret Werdel Chuck and Cathy U Wiese Thomas Wilka Woods, Fuller, Shultz & Smith P.C. Xcel Energy John Yu and Emilie Ng John Zimmer - Estate U
U Denotes deceased
GIFTS IN MEMORY OF... Throughout the year, the Bishop Oâ€™Gorman Catholic Schools is the recipient of a number of memorial gifts. Some are made to established funds; others are gifts made because of the recent loss of a loved one. We have listed on these pages the names of contributors in the past fiscal year. This does not reflect cash memorial gifts made to the families which are not attributed to a specific donor. Winifred Anderson Larry and Kristi Anderson Lois Anderson Dale and Teresa Stoll Pat Baker Barbara Kolb Jeanette Ball Don and Kate Barnes Dr. Lou and Maggie Barnett EQT Foundation Carmine and Amber Fantini Fr. Larry Barnett Don and Kate Barnes John Barnett James, Jr. and Betty Halde Linda Mechtenberg Emmet and Mary Gayle Rogers Robert and Mary Thoen Tom and Dorothy Barnett Curt and Carol Nesbitt Bud and Rose Bechtold Anthony and Mary Jo Bechtold Mary Becker James Becker John Becker Travis and Jenny Brunson Patti Benson Michael and Gracia Gillespie Greg Musso Charles and Robyn Stuemke Gary and Grace Thimsen Gene Bentz Don and Kate Barnes Mike and Brenda Dinsmore Nancy Green Audrey Jones Darin and Julie Kolbeck
Bruce and Bonnie Mogen Curt and Carol Nesbitt Harriet Norem Julie Plimpton Robert and Shelly Starr James and Penny Woster Bernadine Bjorkman Margaret Dalthorp Jim Boyum Daniel Amundson James and Laura Barnett Kerry and Donna Boekelheide Charles and Karen Boyum Dan and Pam Boyum Thomas and Teresa Boyum George and Gwen Bunkers Michael Chakerian Kevin and Daneen Curley Linda Daugaard Ron Eliason Warren and Wilma Luke Vincent and Dolores Madsen Steven and Julie Merry Jerald and Lynn Moser Curt and Carol Nesbitt Jerry and Karen Noonan Daniel and Barbara Pederson Mona Reisig Annelle Reynolds Ed and Elaine Roach Greg and Kathy Satter Ted Thoms Jim and Teresa Boyum Onzal Boles Shawn and Stephanie Foy Diane Klock Teresa Boyum Kerry and Donna Boekelheide Charles and Karen Boyum George and Gwen Bunkers
Anne Buske Kevin and Daneen Curley Friends and Family of Teresa Boyum Sandra Fuhs John and Paula Lubeck Warren & Wilma Luke Steven and Julie Merry Jerry and Karen Noonan Daniel and Barbara Pederson Rodney and Mary Pierce Mona Reisig Michael and Patricia Schaefer Miles and Lisa Beacom Dennis and Marie Breske Nathan and Mary Dally Mallory Schulte Jennifer Stevens Julie Bruggeman Bea Bruggeman Mark and Joli Bruggeman Barry and Carol Solomon Dorothy Bruggeman Maurice Bruggeman Vince and Betty Bruggeman Jeff and Deborah Finnegan Daniel Schwenck Kathleen Cadieux Michael and Gracia Gillespie Chuck and Edie Cannon Ed and Judy Cannon Deacon John Cole John and Mary Carroll John Conzemius Mike and Michelle Katen Margaret Cummings Don and Kate Barnes Phil Davis Tim Donohue and Christin Koel
William Doetzel Miles and Lisa Beacom Kevin Donahoe Mary Sue Donohue Yvonne Doss M K Anderson Anonymous John Barnett Beam Real Estate, LLC Timothy and Carol Bjorkman Sharon Clark Terry and Patricia Comstock Brian and Melisa Cooper Andrew Davis James Desaix Lowell and Phyllis Diggs Sandra Doss Philip Elrod Douglas and Carol Flyger Donald and Jean Fox Warren Friessen Michael and Gracia Gillespie Cathy Griesenbrock Janet Gumbert George and Peg Lippert Steve and Sheila Ludens Peggy Muehlberg Dave and Chris Nielsen Thomas and Barbara Parliman Mary Runyon Rand and Mignonne Schwebach James and Connie Seiler Mary Alice Smith Dana and Julie Stapleton Dale and Teresa Stoll Ted Thoms Suzanne Timm Gregory and Carie West Mark and Suzanne Willadsen Florence Willis Kirk and Trisha Zimmer
Donald Dougherty Matthew and Kathryn Althoff Peter and Berit Andreone John and Kimberly Apker Jeff and Linda Baka Bill and Peg Baker Michael and Mary Kay Bannwarth Thad and Nicole Barnes Don J and Marilyn Barnett Richard and Amy Barnett Miles and Lisa Beacom Daniel Beacom and Ann Roemen James Becker Steve and Catherine Billion Brian and Janet Bird Thomas and Kerry Boetel Linda Bolger Michael and Mary Brzica Tom Burchill and Paula Adam- Burchill Mark and Jeanie Conzemius Pat and Shawn Costello Randy and Ann Cowan Edward and Bridget Czarnecki Nathan and Mary Dally Tim and Lee Anne Dardis William and Arlyce Daugherty Mike and Brenda Dinsmore Margaret Donohue Tim Donohue and Christin Koel Shon and Heather Dougherty Jeff and Hattie Edman Tom and Mary Ann Egan Adam Fahrendorf Daniel and Lynn Foley Daniel, Jr. and Katie Fritz Wallace and Pamela Fritz Nancy Gellerman Steve and Kelly Gellerman James and Marie Gossman Doug and Anne Hajek Bryan and Shelly Hammer
Alfred and Linda Hartmann Peter and Marilyn Hegg Greg and Phyllis Heineman John and Molly Heisler Carolyn Hobson Jean Huegel Will and Joan Hurley Garry and Dianne Jacobson George and Clare Johnson Audrey Jones Gene, Jr. and Cynthia Jones Tim and Jeanne Kappenman Larry and Jackie Kasten Steven and Brigetta Klein John Knudtson and Sadie Dardis- Knudtson Jane Koch Richard and Cindy Koch Todd and Susan Kolb Lon and Sandy Kouri Kathleen Kunkel Gregory and Kaye LaFollette Patrick and Kaye Lawler Sheena Lewis Doug and Julie Lindner Jack Lovett Jane Machado Ray and Mary McInerny Steve and Nancy McLaughlin Tom and Marilyn Meyer Patrick and Laurie Moran Todd and Jane Van De Walle Neuberger Mike and Janice Oâ€™Connor Jim and Joanie Olson Michael and Karen Pekas Kathy Picasso Timothy and Erin Quinn Dan and Shelly Rausch Richard and Suzanne Rauschenbach Ed and Elaine Roach Pat and Teri Rogers Jamison and Cathy Rounds Shilo Rouse Gon and Tiffany Sanchez Jeff and Dana Sandene
Keith and Ann Schaefbauer Brad and Teresa Schoenfelder Todd and Terri Schuver Douglas and Elizabeth Sea Mark and Peggy Shlanta Mary Alice Smith Dennis Sonderman Brady and Kelly Stocklin Mark and Jenni Struck Richard and Kathleen Sweetman William Taylor Anne Thimsen Ted Thoms Jackie Titus Bill and Teresa Townsend Mary Jane Tschetter Dan and Sandra Turgeon Richard and Michelle VanDemark Tom, Sr. and Kathy Walsh Roger and Michele Weber James and Debra Whitcomb Brian and Anne Williams Wiswall Endodontics, PC Kelly Woldt Thomas and Lynne Zimmer Todd and Kim Zimmerman Joe and Kristen Zueger Kirby Dougherty Mike Gould Hubert and Jan Grogan Joe and Darlene Kostal Gregory and Kaye LaFollette Robert and Mary Thoen Ken Duerst Gary Duerst Jeanne Duerst Michael and Gracia Gillespie Mary Hinman Anne Merrill Sharon Rose Mali Farmer Martin and Beckie Geffre Melita Rank David and Kathy Wolfgang
Rita Feddersen Holst Construction, LLC Sue Ellen Fischer Don and Janet Fischer Maureen Fitzgibbons Beverly Armfield Don and Kate Barnes James, Jr. and Barbara Eppel John Knudtson and Sadie Dardis- Knudtson Jane Koch Thomas and Sharon Manning Mary Alice Smith Dean Fitzler Don and Kate Barnes Father Foley Jane Wick Judy Francis Frank and Barbara Rance Julie Frigo Fred Frigo Edmund & Adeline Garry Darrel and Sharon Garry Brad and Emily Laible Jim Greenfield Nathan and Mary Dally Lisa Greenfield Eugene and Ruth Parker Jim Griffin Gary and Grace Thimsen Wally & Cleo Grogan Hubert and Jan Grogan Bill and Sheila Huigens John Gross Norma Gross Gay Haber Ron and Diane Bannwarth Don and Kate Barnes Bob and Nichole Brenner
Leonard and Joanne Dankey First Dakota National Bank Mike and Sue Flynn Thomas and Ann Garry Alfred and Linda Hartmann Tom and Julie Job Jeff and Mary Jones Mike and Michelle Katen Jim and Dwana Kolda David and Connie Landry Curt and Carol Nesbitt Bill and Karen Rush Dale and Teresa Stoll Eric Stoll Randy Hahn Don and Kate Barnes James and Beverly Hanlon Miles and Lisa Beacom Michael Hanlon Tom and Lisa Hanlon Jeff and Betsy McIntyre James and Connie Roberts Tommy and Mary Thompson Geneva Hauck David Hauck James P. Higgins Tomasz and Cynthia Stys Benita Hoff Edith Hoff Marie Hovland Tim Donohue and Christin Koel William and Grace Hurley Miles and Lisa Beacom Jeff and Renee Hurley Cliff and Helen Jansa Mark and Fran Jansa James Jarding Steven and Brigetta Klein Barry and Carol Solomon Connie Johnson Don and Kate Barnes
Tina (Cannon) Johnson Paula Geraets Sydney Jones Miles and Lisa Beacom Don and Janet Fischer Gene Jones, Sr Miles and Lisa Beacom Audrey Jones Maguire Iron, Inc Robert Keheler Don and Kate Barnes Peggy Kemp Friends and Family of Peggy Kemp Mel and Carol Klein Mike and Linda Schaffer Ralph Koch Richard and Cindy Koch Ronald Koehn Timothy Koehn Kristen Koehn Shomion Bill Kolb Condy Baker Ron and Kay Christensen Kay Coddington Friends and Family of Bill Kolb Kathleen Hong Barbara Kolb Todd and Susan Kolb Tom and Deb Montoya Duane Oâ€™Connell Ted and Beverly Pins Whiffer Randall Mary Alice Smith Carol Staebell Dale and Teresa Stoll Mary Thoelke Fr. Al Krzyzpolski Miles and Lisa Beacom Mary Sue Donohue Glenn and Colene Ridder
GIFTS IN MEMORY OF... Shawn Kunkel Miles and Lisa Beacom David Doman Friends and Family of Shawn Kunkel David and Kelly Hasvold William and Lorrae Lindquist Gon and Tiffany Sanchez Roger Kuyper Thomas and Martha Nelson Jackie Lamis Jean Ahlers Fred & Vi Larson Kathy Gregory Mary Montoya Jay Lavender John and Natalie Lavender Robert Leiferman Don J and Marilyn Barnett Mary Bickett Friends and Family of Bob Leiferman Audrey Jones John Knudtson and Sadie Dardis- Knudtson Tim and Stephanie Kunkel Monica Leonard Thomas and Penny Lorang Daniel and Cheryl Peters Patricia Peters Patricia Reiners Patricia Schaefer Mary Jo Schallenkamp Loren and Susan Steenson Stuart and Pamela Tiede Bill and Teresa Townsend Pat Townsend Magdelon LeMair Michael and Gracia Gillespie Andrew Mack Beverly Armfield Bagel Boy David and Amanda Bell
Michael and Debra Bennett John and Katy Billion Dan and Pam Boyum D.J. and Maureen Cavanaugh Randy and Ann Cowan Jeff and Ann Dolge Bob and Kara Dougherty Henry and Candace Evans David and Sharon Flynn Friends and Family of Andrew Mack Colleen Hines Will and Joan Hurley Ann Kneip Charles and Judy Kneip Matt Kneip James and Myra Kolbeck Joann Kolbeck Ken and Diane Kolbeck Rick and Jennifer Kolbeck Sr. Marita Kolbeck Nick and Diane Kranz Jeffrey Kusek Ronald and Sharlene Lamberty Rodney and Carol McGinnis Larry Puthoff Mark and Sue Salter Gon and Tiffany Sanchez Lloyd and Mary Schallenkamp Mary Jo Schallenkamp Michael and Jean Seivert Ardella Sherwood Dale and Teresa Stoll James and Debra Whitcomb James and Ellen Malloy Hubert and Jan Grogan Ian Mastel Miles and Lisa Beacom Don and Janet Fischer Paula Geraets Steven and Brigetta Klein Barry and Carol Solomon Ryan Matson Duane O’Connell
Frank Maxwell Miles and Lisa Beacom Nathan and Mary Dally Ed McGuire Kathy Centra Kevin and Daneen Curley Verlyn Curley Robert and Lela Feuerborn Warren Friessen Betty Gibson Mel and Carol Klein Terence and Christine Kramer Warren and Jackie Kramer Mary Lou Mahan Helen McGuire Thomas and Cynthia Monnin Ted Thoms Sharon Verville Tom and Terry Welk Beverly McNeese Don and Kate Barnes Quentin Miles Susan Zarzana Birdie Millette George and June Beltrametti Clifford O’Connor Michael and Gracia Gillespie Frank Owens Dianne Owens Ledoris Parker Don and Kate Barnes JP Peters Amy Isaacson Cornelius Powell Bill and Peg Baker Dale and Joan Cota Steven and Teresa Palmitier Ted Thoms Danielle Price John and Katy Billion Bernard and Tillie Clark
Dorothy Clark Miles Vincent and Laurie Price Barry and Carol Solomon Mary Jane Reardon Mary Sue Donohue J Pat Rogers James Abbott Tamera Anderson Anonymous Bill and Peg Baker John and Linda Boyd Bob Bunkers John Burggraff Linda Christensen Mark and Jeanie Conzemius Margaret Dalthorp Merlin and Barbara Davis Kenneth and Sandra Dunlap Jim and Jayne Edwards Stephen Egger Richard Erickson and Anne West Shirley Ferrie First Dakota Title Bill Hegg Dorothy Kloiber Barbara Kolb Ronald and Sharlene Lamberty Richard and Mary Lingberg Patrick and Kathy McGreevy Melany Moore Duane O’Connell Stephen and Elaine Olson Ted and Beverly Pins Stephan Pivacek and Lavonne Nemmers Marlene Rance Emmet and Mary Gayle Rogers Richard Sayre Thomas and Tami Schwebach Richard Smykle Rodney and Becky Sorrell Tracy Stephens Richard and Kathleen Sweetman Ted Thoms Thurman, Comes, Foley & Co, LLP Jackie Titus
Robb Rolfing Barry and Carol Solomon Patrick Ryan Rose Ann Ryan Nusier Salem Duane O’Connell Brad and Christina Salem Joe and Sue Salem Kay Widdis Ronald Schallenkamp Don and Kate Barnes Thad and Nicole Barnes Don J and Marilyn Barnett Stan and Kirsten Biondi Linda Bolger James and Donna Cannon Daniel and Jennifer Ching Kevin and Daneen Curley Verlyn Curley Leonard and Joanne Dankey Dennis and Carol Dingman Tim and Katie Dow James and Mary Grace Galvin Alfred and Linda Hartmann Greg and Phyllis Heineman Daniel and Jeanne Kangley John Knudtson and Sadie Dardis- Knudtson Cynthia Leiferman JoAnne Leiferman Curt and Carol Nesbitt Mike and Janice O’Connor John and Renae Pekas Jackie Titus Joyce Schmidt Barbara Kolb Ozzie and Jane Schock Mary Sue Donohue Daniel Schuknecht Don and Janet Fischer Steven Schulte Michael and Maureen Kayser Jon and Nancy Schulte
Jack Schuver Ron and Marilyn Aasen Jerry and Lynne Acheson Wade and Elaina Acheson Mark and Amy Arndt Don and Kate Barnes Corbyn Bialas Drew Bialas Emersyn Bialas Lexie Bialas Taedyn Bialas Tucker Bialas Tyson and Julie Bialas Casey and Holli Bialas Ivan Bialas and Debra Schuver Joel and Nancy Bralas Mike and Beth Bralas Lee and Kathy Brandt Rick and Holly Brunick Michael and Mary Brzica Jim, Jr. and Kim Burma Larry and Mary Canfield Randy and Ann Cowan Kent or Carolyn Cutler Tom and Leisa Davis Tim Donohue and Christin Koel Bill and Linda Doyle Tyler and Joslyn Durfee Jeff and Hattie Edman Dave and Priscilla Emmert Sam and Laura Fernandez Ervin and Dee Fink Steve and Mary Helen Flanery Friends and Family of Jack Schuver Daniel, Jr. and Katie Fritz George and Diane Gannon David and Judy Gaspar Dave and Mona Geidel Gladys Geidel Juliette Gottlieb Brad and Peggy Greenway Kenneth and Virginia Greger David Hauck William and Kristi Hauck Jr Max and Jane Hawk
Ron and Julie Healy Marin Hollingshead Matt and Jessica Hollingshead Riley Hollingshead Audrey Jones Gene, Jr. and Cynthia Jones William and Barb Jordan Doug and Becky Jorgensen Mike and Michelle Katen Eugene Kilduff and Jane Young Mel and Carol Klein Charles and Judy Kneip Dan and Betsy Koch Jack and Muriel Kolbeck Paul and Kathy Luetjen PJ and Kathie Maloney Steve and Nancy McLaughlin Tiffany McMillan Maynard and Anne Moege Mark and Tamara Morehouse Paul and Ann Morehouse Sue Morrell Kim Morstad Doug and Bev Mueller Ted and Karen Muenster Curt and Carol Nesbitt Norman and Lisa Neugebauer Kevin and Cindy Olson Danica Proctor MaKenzie Proctor Simon Proctor Quaintance Law Office Barb Quinn and Delores Wilma Reimnitz James and Angela Ricketts James and Connie Roberts Eugene and Norma Schlekeway Matt and Dawn Schomaker Jeff and Penny Schrader Terry and Trish Schulte Tim and Shelley Schuver Todd and Terri Schuver John and Mary Simko Mike and Jane Slattery Terry Slattery
Glenn and Lois Storm Bill and Teresa Townsend Joe and Linda Vermullen Tom, Sr. and Kathy Walsh Don and Pam Wenande James and Debra Whitcomb Thomas Wilka Brian and Anne Williams Joe and Kristen Zueger Michael Sieverding Don and Janet Fischer Steven and Brigetta Klein Barry and Carol Solomon Sr. Jeanette Silvis Christy McMillin Robert and Louise Miller R S and Evelyn Sweetman Richard and Kathleen Sweetman Guy Tam Ron and Diane Bannwarth Kenneth and Colleen Schuster Dean and Mary Kay Thie T-Brothers Logistics Gale Thomassen Don J and Marilyn Barnett Barbara Thomassen Jack Townsend Miles and Lisa Beacom Tom and Mary Cink Pat Townsend Carvell Trudeau Michael and Gracia Gillespie Donald Tunender Don and Kate Barnes John and Katy Billion Randy and Ann Cowan Jeff and Hattie Edman David and Julie Ermer Friends and Family of Don Tunender Dominic and Diane Hurley Jeff and Renee Hurley
Will and Joan Hurley Terry and Patricia Jorgensen Russell and Betty Kielman Doug and Julie Lindner Thomas and Beth Ann Masterson Jerry and Jackie Nash Betty Ordal David Reznicek Gerry and Susan Wingler Joseph Viereck John and Katy Billion Don and Janet Fischer Steven and Brigetta Klein Jerry and Suzanne Schrier Joe and Ruth Weisbecker Mary Retka
Joseph Wenande John and Bridget Wenande Lucille Werner Friends and Family of Lucille Werner Betty West Don J and Marilyn Barnett Sally Wiche Don J and Marilyn Barnett Hal Wick Jane Wick
GRANTS FOR GOOD Each year, our administrators and teachers apply for various grants to support educational programs or provide needed equipment at the schools. Nine grants were awarded by various entities, for a combined total of over $141,000. Here is a quick look at the grants received this past year.
St. Lambert Elmentary
• $3,000: used towards installation of additional cameras at the doors of the school—Sioux Falls Catholic Diocese from safety survey funds • $36,000: from a Wellmark Foundation Large Match Grant used to help replace an aging playground.
Christ the King Elmentary
• $1,300: REACH grant to purchase materials for their Academic Services program including computer software, a swing, manipulatives and balls that are used for chairs.
St. Michael Elmentary
• Teresa Zimmer received a $1,000 Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation Grant to be used for a reading comprehension program and books utilized by K-5 students. • Lisa Huemoeller received a $1,000 Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation Grant that will be used for after school STEM activities and resources utilized by Prek-6th grade students.
Holy Spirit Elmentary
• John Hauck received a $1,000 grant for the purchase of Ozobot Evos for STEM, provided by the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation. • Laura Lunder received a $440 grant for STEM supplies. This grant was also from the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation.
O’Gorman Junior High
• $500: Knights of Columbus grant which will be used for flexible seating for students, including standing desks and desks with balance ball seats.
O’Gorman High School
• Technology teacher Tara Johanneson received a $5,000 CenturyLink grant. This grant will be used to purchase drones and a 3D printer for our growing Computer Science program.
• Industrial Arts teacher Jeff Rhone received a $92,000 South Dakota Workforce Development Matching Grant. The money will be used to purchase materials, equipment, shop upgrades, and curriculum development for the four Industrial Arts courses being offered.
GIFTS IN HONOR OF... Throughout the year, the Bishop Oâ€™Gorman Catholic Schools is the recipient of a number of gifts in honor of a friend, former teacher or loved one. We have listed on this page the names of contributors under the person they are honoring from the past fiscal year. Don and Kate Barnes Thad and Nicole Barnes Carol Barnett Nesbitt Jeannine Carlson Mark and Jeanie Conzemius Theresa Gannon Michael and Gracia Gillespie James, Jr. and Barbara Eppel Mike and Michelle Katen Joey Nesbitt Robert and Connie Scott Bart and Joanne Beacom Daniel Beacom and Ann Roemen Lori Reischl James and Connie Ross Pat Townsend Thomas and Susan Underberg Don Boyd Don and Coryill Weeg Cathy Britton Kaitlin Scott
Fr. Charles Cimpl Tim and Julie Dickes Dan and Janet Costello Mary Sue Donohue Sr. Suzanne Cotter Don and Kate Barnes Mark and Denise Cotter Michael and Sally Dieltz Suzanne Eide Vincent and Jane Huwe Dan and Katie Jarchow John and Kathy Jarchow Mike and Wanda Jarchow Tim and Kayla Jarchow Pamela Jones Margaret Knudsen Matthew and Patty Miller Jean-Claude and Ellen Moritz Robert and Gina Newman Robert and Barbara Sieps Msgr. James Doyle Mary Sue Donohue
Sr. Kathryn Easley Daryl and Anita Thuringer Jeanice Finnegan Allen Holm and Joan Fargen- Holm Mike Gillespie Erick and Jen Grossman Jeff Gordon Class of 1959 Levi Scott Kelly Grogan Hubert and Jan Grogan Molly Grogan Hubert and Jan Grogan Wally Grogan Hubert and Jan Grogan Fr. Jerome Holtzman Mary Sue Donohue
Thank you! Miles and Lisa Beacom CorTrust Bank
Eide Bailly LLP Maguire Iron
James and JoNell Jarding Julie Norton Michelle Katen Mark and Jeanie Conzemius Curt and Carol Nesbitt Steve Krier Class of 1959 Barbara Lockwood Don and Janet Fischer Steven and Brigetta Klein St. Lambert SFO Dr. Tom and Penny Lorang Richard Molseed Gene and Joan Loos Joan Mahoney James and Donna Cannon Tom and Nancy Meinen Mike and Michelle Katen Jeff Meinen
Bill U and Jane Murray Peter Murray Terry and Angela Reimer Dave and Liz Reimer Bob Stevens John and Renae Pekas Douglas Tschetter John and Renae Pekas Lureta Weber Fr. Terry Weber Sr. Anthony Mary Class of 1959
U Denotes deceased
WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL TO THESE BISHOP Oâ€™GORMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION SPONSORS: SDN Communications Jim and Angie Soukup
The Gas Stop Thomas and Lynne Zimmer
FOUNDATION 2018-19 INVESTMENT FUNDS Total Account Value: $19,141,990*
*As of May 31, 2019
The O’Gorman Foundation Fund was established from the many gifts received through various fund drives to benefit O’Gorman High School prior to the formation of the Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools system in 1991. These dollars are to be invested and only a limited percentage of the fund is to be disbursed for use at O’Gorman High School. Balance: $1,027,638. The Teachers’ Endowment Fund was established through a capital campaign drive in 1991, allocating the first $500,000 from the drive toward an endowment to benefit Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools teachers’ salaries. Only a limited percentage from this fund is disbursed. Balance: $508,900. The Pooled Funds are defined as those funds established by donors which provide permanent support of the mission of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, whether in the form of teacher compensation, tuition assistance, scholarships, programs, capital improvements or other support. Unless otherwise stipulated by the donor, only a limited percentage from these funds is disbursed. Balance: $11,594,778. The Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern South Dakota represents current balances of endowments established through the CCFESD for the benefit of Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. Balance: $6,010,674.
INVESTMENT POLICY Investment decisions are made using the following investment guidelines: • The long term investment objective is to provide reliable and sustainable income for the current needs of stakeholders and perpetuate the resources of the Foundation for future generations of beneficiaries. Therefore, the minimum investment return needs to be sufficient to offset spending and expenses. • Social and moral guidelines will be followed to avoid investing in companies whose activities either generate a profit or promote social change that conflict with teachings of the Catholic Church. As a result of excluding investment in firms that directly carry out immoral activities, it is the explicit intention to encourage those corporations that seek to protect the sanctity of human life and promote the common good. • The target asset allocations for the investment portfolio are set forth in the table below. • To maintain the proper allocation, it is the policy of the Foundation to periodically rebalance the portfolio in the event any asset class allocation differs by more than 20% of the stated target.
INVESTMENT POLICY TARGET ASSET ALLOCATIONS EQUITIES US Large/Mid-Cap Stocks 29% US Small-Cap Stocks 4% International/Emerging Market Stocks 32% TOTAL EQUITIES 65% FIXED INCOME 17% REAL ESTATE ASSETS/OTHER 18%
FOUNDATION INVESTED FUNDS
(5 Year Period)
• A Spending Rate not to exceed 4% of the investment portfolio’s market value each year is appropriate to meet the needs of SFCS. The rate is reviewed periodically in light of evolving trends within the economy. • No more than 10% of an active manager’s portfolio can be invested in any one security. This does not apply to U.S. Government or agency issues. • All fixed income securities will be of investment grade. 2016-2017
WIDOW HONORS HUSBAND’S MEMORY BY HELPING TEACHERS.
“You’ll know when it’s the right thing. This was it.”
Tom and Jean Huegel moved to Sioux Falls when their two girls (Erin ’92 and Mona ’96) were little so that Tom could work for Citibank, which he did for 17 years. While his background was actually in Special Education, he used the skills from his degree to succeed in business. He later owned a fiberglass manufacturing company, Design Tanks. The transition to Sioux Falls and a new school for the girls went very smoothly, according to Jean. “It was a very welcoming experience.” Jean formed friendships with the parents of other St. Mary (and later O’Gorman) students quickly. Friendships that have withstood the test of time. In fact, 24 years after Mona’s graduation, those moms still meet for dinner every month. Jean says she and Tom always appreciated the school system and supported it financially as well, even long after their girls graduated. “We started out pretty darned poor, but Tom did pretty well in business. This was just his way of giving back,” says Jean. Sadly, Tom passed away in 2016 from acute myeloid leukemia. Since he passed, Jean says she’s been trying to figure out a way to do something impactful in his memory. After recently attending a Bishop O’Gorman
Catholic Schools Foundation event, invited by former SFCS Academic Services Coordinator Barb Rance, “It was like a revelation. It was (Foundation Exec. Dir.) Michelle Katen’s comment about how we are in competition with the public schools for the best teachers... And now with new schools opening, they’ll be going after our teachers to fill all of those positions. That was really the trigger.” Since Tom passed, Jean says she’d been trying to figure out a way to honor his memory. “Someone had said —‘You’ll know when it’s the right thing.’ and I knew this was it. This was it. This was a way to make a lasting impact for something we strongly believed in.” Jean met with Michelle at the Foundation office and established the Huegel Family Fund to support teacher salaries. Jean hopes the gift on behalf of her family will inspire others to establish endowments as well in order to help our teachers. There is a great sense of pride being able to tell others that her daughters graduated from O’Gorman, says Jean. “Why wouldn’t we want to continue to support it even though our kids are gone? We should even MORE so. I tell others ‘My kids went there—they went to that awesome school.’”
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2018-2019 Annual Report for the Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools