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in this issue upcoming events

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Class of 2018:

Distinguished Awards

Graduate Profiles

College Acceptances

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Brother Arnold Steward, FSC, Gymnasium Named

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Irish Factoids

FROM THE ARCHIVES

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SHC Artifacts

IN-DEPTH

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Class of 2022

SPORTING GREEN

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Bruce-Mahoney Trophy Returns Home

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Spring Sports Recap, Winter Sports Wrap Up

SHOWCASE

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Student Artwork & Performance

ALUMNI NEWS

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Class Notes Celebratory Giving

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AUGUST

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First Day of School

SEPTEMBER

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29th Annual Walkathon

Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park

OCTOBER

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Billy Mac Memorial Golf Tournament Crystal Springs Golf Course, Burlingame

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Incoming SHC President Dr. Melinda Lawlor Skrade

Bruce-Mahoney Football Game Kezar Stadium

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Blue & Green Bash All-Class Reunion & Community Celebration Sister Teresa Piro, DC, Student Life Center

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Open House

NOVEMBER

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INNOVATIONS

News & Notes

Fall Play Arsenic and Old Lace

Sister Caroline Collins, DC, Theater

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A Message from Brother Ron As I approach the final month of my time here at Sacred Heart Cathedral, I have been reflecting on the future of SHC. I am happy to say that I see a future which is both exciting and secure. Our talented faculty and staff are steadfast in their commitment to student success. Our students continue to thrive with the support of an adult community that cares deeply about their educational experience. We have strong support from our alumni and friends. Our outreach in the surrounding community is continually growing— both in service and in collaboration with business, tech and the arts. And our high-quality academic and cocurricular activities are consistently innovative. I never want us to lose our great spirit of hospitality, fueled by the charisms and caring support of the Daughters of Charity and the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The close relationship between the faculty and students today arises out of those charisms. They are a 21st century manifestation of the spirit of faith displayed by the original Daughters and Brothers who cared for the people of France more than 300 years ago. Over the course of my time at SHC, I have learned personally why the Daughters of Charity and the Christian Brothers love this school so much.

magazine OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING Mark Pardini ’88

Director of Communications & Marketing

Clarissa Mendiola

Communications & Marketing Content Manager

Giselle Palacios-Delmundo ’94

Communications & Marketing Graphic Designer

Nancy Ingersoll

Communications & Marketing Project Manager

CONTRIBUTORS Kevin Buckley ’13; Liam Carey; Josiah Chin ’18; Mary Kate Del Campo; Lucie Duffort; Gregg Franceschi ’94; Brother Ronald Gallagher, FSC, PhD; Sean Gibson, 415sportsphotography. com; Christopher Hillan ’17; Nancy Ingersoll; jGuerzonPictorials; Valerie Jew; Jim Jordan; Brother James Joost ’72, FSC; Heather Maddan ’95; Clarissa Mendiola; Orange Photography; Mark Pardini ’88; Prestige Photography; Saint Ignatius College Preparatory; Melissa Sterling; Irja Tannelund ’95

FRONT COVER: Photo by Sean Gibson, 415sportsphotography.com

BACK COVER:

Photo by Nancy Ingersoll

With your continued interest, love and support, Sacred Heart Cathedral will remain a great institution in the heart of this great city. Live Jesus in our hearts. Forever.

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sacred heart cathedral preparatory Enter to Learn; Leave to Serve Inspired by the Daughters of Charity and the De La Salle Christian Brothers, in partnership with families, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory’s mission is to provide the finest education in an inclusive Catholic community of faith. We prepare our students to become service-oriented leaders with a commitment to living the Gospel.


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Dr. Melinda Lawlor Skrade

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hen incoming SHC President Melinda Skrade talks about the most formative years of her life, she references Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities. The serendipitous circumstances that led her family from the Midwest to the Bay Area started in the 1980s, and three decades later, Melinda is slated to officially join the SHC family this summer. It’s a move she considers to be her answer to the question all Lasallian Vincentian educators face—“Where am I called to serve?”

WHAT ARE YOUR TIES TO THE BAY AREA AND SAN FRANCISCO? My father worked for the IRS and he was transferred to the Bay Area as an executive for San Francisco-Hawai’i District appeals cases. He had to choose between San Francisco and another city, and he chose San Francisco … an excellent choice. This move changed the direction of our family’s life. There were six of us that ranged in age from third grade to graduate school. My parents took the three youngest kids with them to San Francisco, and the other three, including myself, stayed in the Midwest and attended Marquette University. It was a very deep, emotional disruption in our family life. Reflecting on it today, it was probably the single most important decision my parents ever made. Much of my family is here. The three children that came out to California with my parents all went to high school, college, graduate school, and law school out here; the rest of us completed our undergraduate and advanced post-graduate work at Marquette. I come from an Irish immigrant family who instilled in us the value of education, with a deep emphasis on Catholic education: you can go as far as you want, and the possibilities are endless.

HOW DID YOU COME TO LEARN ABOUT SHC? My sister Mariellyn Lawlor taught here eight or nine years in the 1990s. She fell in love with SHC and never stopped talking about her experience here. She actually started at the same time as Principal Gary Cannon, and they partnered in their classes. Her focus was political science and law, and she left SHC to go to law school. I didn’t know at that time that it was in the plan for me to serve this school community as well. I was in China last year when I was contacted regarding the role of president at SHC. It was midnight when I took the call and had to respond to the question, “Would you ever consider applying for this

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position?” You always hear people say, “I have to pray about it,” and that’s really what I needed to do. For the previous two years, I was already in the process of discernment and reflection, asking, “Where do you need me? Where am I being called to serve?” I needed to be on the other side of the world when the opportunity to join the SHC community arose. I had to be away from everything and really think through, “Is this it?” It was really important to me that it would feel like home. That was what I was praying for. To be honest, I didn’t know if I would continue in the search until I stepped foot on campus.

WHAT WERE YOUR FIRST IMPRESSIONS UPON THAT INITIAL VISIT? I came Thanksgiving weekend, and I remember telling my husband that I will know what the culture of the school is like if it’s empty. Well, when we arrived, there were students everywhere! I stepped into the Pavilion and a coach came over and immediately introduced himself and his players. He invited us to walk around. When my husband and I got back to the car, I immediately said, “It felt amazing!” In my estimation, your school is only as strong as its people and the care it has for its students. And the way that the students welcomed me as a stranger, I thought, this is a great place. I went home and prayed a little bit more, and that December, I formally submitted my materials to the search firm.

IN YOUR CAREER AS AN EDUCATOR, WHAT BRINGS YOU THE MOST PRIDE? I take the most pride in making a school as affordable as possible for the students who desire a life-changing education. I believe that Catholic education should be innovative and immediately transferrable to transformative life opportunities. Students


should not have to figure it out. I come from a time when having a Catholic education was one thing … finding a job and applying your education was another. You had to figure it out and make the connection on your own. I believe it should be happening every day on campus. Catholic education should be active, personal, transformational and innovative. By innovative, I mean we should encourage our students to uncover new ways of thinking about the world in which we are called to lead. If you’re lucky enough to get into an excellent Catholic school, you should be thinking about how you’re going to lead as a servant for the greater good.

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE SIMILARITIES BETWEEN SHC AND THE SCHOOL YOU PREVIOUSLY SERVED, PIUS XI? DIFFERENCES? As for similarities, the mission is clear. You probably have students from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds here. At Pius, the tuition ran from $15,000 to $0. We were very deliberate about making sure all backgrounds were represented in the student body—intentionally diverse, purposely selected. We also accepted special studies students—those who require a lot of support and will be going to college. That’s the immediate feel I had here, as well: there’s an embracing of every kind of student, from every kind of background. In terms of physical spaces, Pius has three more floors than the La Salle Academic Building. It seems to me that SHC needs to go up, or it needs to go out. I was looking for the field house when I first visited SHC. At Pius, there is a stand-alone, $6 million state-ofthe-art field house. I understand that SHC and San Francisco has an outdoor culture. Pius has to have it all self-contained. For example earlier this year, Milwaukee received 11 inches of snow, that meant all athletic and outdoor activities had to go indoors. That’s a chief distinction from SHC. The school that I had been serving includes three different buildings, and there’s plenty of interior space.

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“I’m very moved by the fact that this combined historic legacy went so successfully. That’s a tribute to the Brothers, the Daughters, and the alumni.” Dr. Melinda Skrade

WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST PHILOSOPHICAL SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE CHRISTIAN BROTHERS AND DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY, AND THE ORDERS THAT RAN PIUS XI—THE PALLOTTINE FATHERS AND BROTHERS AND THE SCHOOL SISTERS OF SAINT FRANCIS? For both schools, the Founders and the Founders’ charisms have been a blessing to thousands of students throughout the decades and past century. They share beliefs by their Founders: that the laity would be key to the continuation of faith formation; that a call to serve requires humility, sacrifice and it is also a privilege; that Catholic education would be critical in service to the poor especially in urban areas; and that each of us has a right to an excellent education, most especially Catholic education. The worldview is also striking. The Franciscan worldview is grounded in a reverence for creation, compassion, community, and above all, care. These tenets are well articulated in the words and works of the Founders and the enduring charisms at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory. Both sets of Founders treasure the students in their care and believe that part of the pedagogy is care. They also believe the curriculum must include the arts not as extra because the arts inform all other areas of study. Always, there are guiding principles that frame the promise of the mission, the mission in action, and the fulfillment of mission. The Daughters and the Brothers are inspirational leaders in every way.

It seems so interesting that both schools were founded during times of crisis and commitment (Pius XI was founded during the week of the Great Depression onset in 1929) and then both schools faced, over the past century, very challenging circumstances in the cities in which they are situated.

WHAT IS THE GREATEST LESSON THAT YOU LEARNED DURING YOUR CAREER AT PIUS THAT YOU WILL BRING WITH YOU TO SHC? Success happens when we work together. When I joined Pius, my first task was to reignite a stalled $15 million capital campaign. I spent my first three years repositioning the school into a place of success, and we did it. These kinds of successes never happen because of just one person. While people like to give the leader the credit, the leader is only as successful as the community wants to be. If the leader does the job well, it’s almost like coaching.

WE HAVE A VAST AND PROUD ALUMNI COMMUNITY. WHAT MESSAGE DO YOU HAVE FOR THEM AS YOU GET READY TO TAKE ON YOUR ROLE AS PRESIDENT?

I love that the alumni are proud and that they hold their student experience here in such high regard. I’m so excited to meet the alumni. I hope when they see me wearing SHC gear, speaking, or walking down the street, that they stop me and say, “Hi, I’m a proud alum of SH, St. Vincent’s, Cathedral, or SHC.” I’m very moved by the fact that this combined historic legacy went so successfully. That’s a tribute to the Brothers, the Daughters, and the alumni.

IN YOUR ROLE AS PRESIDENT, WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER TO BE YOUR GREATEST RESPONSIBILITIES AND TOP PRIORITIES? This is pretty bold, but I’m just going to say it out loud—to take this school community national. I’ve heard people say that they want it to be the number one choice in the City—I want it to be one of the best known Catholic schools in the nation. In terms of fundraising, what I hope to bring to the community is a way to attach people’s minds, hearts and souls to seeing the future for students they may never meet, but who need a school like SHC— from programming to scholarships to capital projects. I ask for the community’s prayers throughout this transition, the alums, students, families, parents, faculty and staff.

GO IRISH!

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LOUIS A. MEYER ’55 GENERAL SCHOLASTIC EXCELLENCE AWARD Alberto Mier Katherine Pan Patrick Pan

This award, the most distinguished academic award that Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory bestows upon a graduating senior, is presented to students who maintain the highest cumulative grade point average throughout their high school careers. The award’s namesake selflessly served the school for five decades as a student, teacher and assistant principal for academics.

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distinguished awards

CARITAS AWARD Khyree Glover This award is presented annually to the male graduate who has manifested caritas, exemplary Christian love, by giving generously of himself to others.

BROTHER CONRAD AWARD FOR SCHOOL SPIRIT Sean White

LABOURÉ AWARD Kathy Valladares This award is presented annually to the female graduate who has manifested caritas, exemplary Christian love, by giving generously of herself to others.

LEADERSHIP AWARD Nacy Woods This award recognizes a student who makes lasting contributions to student life and inspires the school community through leadership, integrity and commitment.

This award—named in honor of a faculty member who devoted more than 50 years of service to this school—is presented annually to a graduating senior who has exemplified Brother Conrad’s spirit, devotion and commitment.

MATTHEW ENGLANDER AWARD

ROBERT WEST ’39 LOYALTY AND SERVICE AWARD Wenrui Anson Zheng Established by the West family, this award honors Robert D. West ’39, longtime Alumni Association volunteer. By vote of the graduating class, it is presented annually to the graduate who best exemplifies the spirit of loyalty and service to SHC.

Sean White For exemplary perseverance in the vocation of a student and given in memory of a member of the Class of 1964 to a student who has succeeded in the face of a physical challenge.

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graduate profiles

KRISTIN FAITH AVENIS With acceptances to ten different universities, Kristin ultimately selected American University where she was accepted with honors. As a political science major, she envisions herself as an agent of change, “I want to be a leading force of change in our political system, whether that means being an immigration lawyer or a politician.” At SHC, Kristin served as SBO vice president of business, captain of the Dance Team, and Class of 2018 Valedictorian. She’s currently establishing a new program with College Track, an organization empowering students from underserved communities to graduate from college. “At SHC, I learned that asking for help is not a sign of weakness. I am lucky to have a community of peers and teachers that were always willing to support me.”

EUGENIO FREW Throughout his time at SHC, Eugenio has graced the stage in four theater productions and as a member of five choirs. He was a member of the SHC Football Team for three years and twice served as a Kairos student leader. In the fall, he will join the freshman class at California Lutheran University studying music education. For Eugenio, the beautiful campus, small school feel and strong performing arts program work together to make Cal Lu the perfect package. “The most important lesson I learned at SHC is to be myself. In college, if I’m honest, genuine, nice and if I’m just being myself, I hope to thrive and make lifelong friends.”

EMILY FUKUDA “Sacred Heart Cathedral taught us the most important lesson for our generation to realize: we have a voice that deserves to be heard.” In Emily’s Salutatorian address, she invited her classmates to use their collective voice to create change. This fall, she will attend the University of California at Los Angeles where she will study business economics and music. For Emily, UCLA stood out because of its striking similarities to SHC, “UCLA has a beautiful campus, excellent academics, a thriving visual and performing arts program, and a welcoming and energetic community, just like SHC. It felt like home.” Having served as assistant director for TEDxYouth@SHC, Chorus president, Spoken Word leader, Irish for a Day Ambassador, Treble on the High Cs director, and as a member of Guitar Club, Shakespeare Club, California Scholarship Federation, and Block Club, Emily has certainly made the most of her high school career.

To view both the Salutatorian and Valedictorian speeches from this year, use your SHC|us app to augment Emily and Kristin below!

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KHYREE GLOVER Khyree chose the University of California at Merced for their efforts in serving the underserved. “I know I will receive an exceptional education, and I feel like I can truly thrive at an institution that leads the UC system in serving underrepresented ethnic groups and low-income families.” At SHC Khyree was an active Visual & Performing Arts student, member of the Block Club and Broadcast Club, and also served as an Irish for a Day Ambassador. He counts balance among the most important lessons he learned at SHC, “I learned how to manage academics and my commitment to cocurricular activities. I know I’ll be able to bring this skill with me to college.”


SAUPUNI MAVAEGA At SHC, Saupuni dazzled on the court as a Girls Varsity Volleyball Team member, and last fall she signed her letter of intent to play at the next level for Concordia University of Oregon. “SHC taught me that working hard in the classroom, on the court, and in the community will help me become a successful and determined young woman.” That hard work is already starting to pay off, as she received both athletic and academic scholarships to attend Concordia as a pre-med student. Of all the exciting possibilities that lie ahead, she is most eager to experience a sense of independence and grow into her young adulthood.

KATHERINE PAN When Katherine starts her integrative biology studies at the University of California at Berkeley this fall, she will put into action the greatest lesson she learned as a student at SHC: “What you put in is what you get out. SHC’s resources are boundless, and I made sure to take advantage of them. At Cal, I will utilize all the tools available to me in order to chase my dreams.” At SHC, Katherine served as the Speech & Debate Team Captain, the apparel manager for the Robotics Team, a contributor for The Oracle, she founded the Mandarin Club, was named a National Merit Finalist, and she gave an inspiring TEDxYouth@SHC talk in 2015. Her accomplishments outside of school are also impressive—she is level one junior high powered rocketry certified, and is an accomplished archer, ranking 30th in her age group in the United States, and fifth in her age group in California. As she prepares for Cal, she most looks forward to being able to follow her passions.

RAINAH SMITH While Rainah garnered acceptances to ten different universities, she ultimately selected the University of California at Merced for its small college feel. “The classroom environment at UC Merced reminded me a lot of SHC. There is a constant interaction between students and teachers.” When she joins the student body at UC Merced, she will bring with her the strong work ethic she developed as a student at SHC. “The most important lesson I learned at SHC is that anything is possible when you work hard for it.” As an Irish for a Day Ambassador and a member of the Girls Varsity Basketball Team and Block Club Rainah’s experience at SHC has prepared her well for what’s to come.

SEAN WHITE From the moment Sean began the college application process, the University of San Francisco ranked top on his list, and this fall he will study communications at his first-choice school. Throughout his four years at SHC, Sean was a member of the baseball team, served as the football manager and as an announcer for football, girls volleyball, and boys and girls basketball. It’s not surprising that Sean cites time management as one of the most important lessons he’s learned throughout his years as an SHC student. Looking ahead he says, “I can’t wait to meet new people and move on to the next chapter of my life. I will always be grateful for everything SHC has done for me and for all of our students.”

WENRUI ANSON ZHENG For international student Wenrui Anson Zheng, the most important lesson he learned at SHC was the importance of serving others. “A friend at SHC once did me a favor and when I thanked him, he told me to pay it forward. Now, I always offer my help to others in need and encourage them to do the same.” Anson will study actuarial mathematics at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and he looks forward to exploring the East Coast. Anson has made it a personal practice to learn as much as he can from the people he meets in his travels, “Tensions between people in the world usually have to do with the lack of understanding between them. Whenever I travel to new places, I will have conversations with the locals to learn about their culture, traditions, and their way of life. This has helped me become a better world citizen and a more compassionate and understanding person.

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class of 2018: college acceptances 330 graduates accepted into 237 colleges and universities across 41 states and 5 countries. Alabama State University • Albion College • American University  • Arizona State University  • Azusa Pacific University • Bard College • Baylor University  • Belmont University • Biola University  • Birmingham-Southern College • Boise State University  • Boston University Brandeis University • Bucknell University • Cal Maritime • California Baptist University • California Lutheran University  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona  • California State University, Bakersfield California State University, Channel Islands • California State University, Chico • California State University, East Bay • California State University, Fresno  • California State University, Fullerton  • California State University, Long Beach  • California State University, Los Angeles • California State University, Monterey Bay  • California State University, Sacramento  • California State University, San Bernardino • California State University, San Marcos  • Carleton College  • Carnegie Mellon University  • Carroll College • Carthage College Case Western Reserve University • Chaminade University of Honolulu • Champlain College • Chapman University  • Clark Atlanta University  • Clark University • Clemson University • Colgate University  • College of Charleston • College of the Holy Cross • College of William and Mary • Colorado School of Mines • Colorado State University • Concordia University, Irvine • Concordia University, Portland  • Cornell University  • • Creighton University • Davidson College • Denison University • DePaul University  • Dominican University of California  • Drake University • Drew University • Drexel University • Duquesne University • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott • Emerson College • Emmanuel College • Emory University • Fairfield University • Florida State University  • Fordham University • George Fox University • George Mason University • Gettysburg College • Gonzaga University  • Goucher College • Grand Canyon University  • Hamilton College, New York • Hampshire College • Harvey Mudd College  • Hawaii Pacific University • Hofstra University • Hollins University • Holy Names University  • Humboldt State University  • Indiana University, Bloomington • International Christian University, Japan  • International Culinary Center • Ithaca College • James Madison University • Johns Hopkins University  • King’s College London  • La Salle University • Lehigh University • Lewis & Clark College  • Linfield College • Louisiana State University • Loyola Marymount University  • Loyola University Chicago  • Loyola University Maryland • Loyola University New Orleans • Macalester College • Manhattan College  • Marquette University • Marymount California University • Marywood University • McGill University  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences • Menlo College  • Merrimack College • Metropolitan State University of Denver • Miami University, Oxford  • Michigan State University • Middle Tennessee State University • Mills College • Mississippi Valley State University • Mount Holyoke College • Mount Saint Mary’s University • New Mexico State University  • New York University  • Niagara University  • Northeastern University  • Northern Arizona University • Notre Dame de Namur University • Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences  • Occidental College • Ohio State University • Ohio University • Oregon State University  • Pace University, New York City • Pacific Lutheran University • Pacific University • Pepperdine University  • Philander Smith College • Pitzer College • Portland State University • Purdue University  • Queen Mary University of London • Reed College • Regis University  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute • Rhodes College  • Rutgers University • Saint Joseph’s University • Saint Mary’s College of California  • Salve Regina University • San Diego State University  • San Francisco State University  • San Jose State University  • Santa Clara University  • Scripps College  • Seattle Pacific University • Seattle University  • Seton Hall University  • Sewanee: The University of the South • Simmons College • Skidmore College • Sonoma State University  • Southern Methodist University  • Southern Oregon University • St. John’s University • St. Joseph’s Colleges • Stevens Institute of Technology • Stony Brook University • Suffolk University • Syracuse University  • Temple University • Texas A&M University • Texas Christian University • The College of Wooster • The Culinary Institute of America, CA  • The George Washington

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brother arnold stewart, fsc gymnasium named This March, a dedication and blessing was held in the newly named Brother Arnold Stewart, FSC, Gymnasium, following a beautiful and moving Holy Week Prayer Service. Brother Arnold, former Sacred Heart principal and beloved SHC family member who served our school community from 1965-78, was in attendance, surrounded by alumni and friends.

SHC Block Club members line the path from the Pavilion to the new Brother Arnold Stewart Gymnasium

Several Sacred Heart alumni were featured in a touching video tribute, describing the significant role Brother Arnold played in their success as students and in their development as young men. Instructor of Social Studies Bill Krueger recalled Brother Arnold’s ability to recognize potential, “He knew what you were capable of, sometimes even when you did not, and he would challenge you to do your very best.”

Brother Arnold and assembled alums listen as the dedication commences

Mike Kelly ’69 called the old gym Brother Arnold’s Kingdom. “He was someone who could put 800 adolescent boys in the gym and get them to be quiet. He didn’t have to yell, he just had to look at them.” Instructor of Mathematics Pete Gresh ’72 echoed, “When Brother Arnold talked, no one would say a word. You could hear a pin drop on the floor.” Sacred Heart alumni fondly remember the old gym as the heart of the school where all rallies, assemblies, Mass celebrations, and even all-school detentions took place. Pete explains, “It was our meeting place. At home, you go to the dinner table, at Sacred Heart, we went to the gym.”

Brother Arnold and Brother Martin DeMartini ’61

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Irish volleyballer Skylar Canady ’20 recently received an invitation to the USVBA Girls Youth National Team Prospects Training Program. This coveted spot was in recognition of Skylar’s performance and skills at previous tryouts and training blocks. GO IRISH!

SHC held its inaugural 1DayIrish on Founders Day this year. This 24-hour fundraising campaign brought together our incredible community of alumni, parents and partners in support of SHC, raising an impressive $27,000. To view the trailer video, use your SHC|us app on the logo below.

On March 14, hundreds of SHC students participated in a school facilitated gathering in front of The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption to share their voices on issues around gun violence in response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.

Former Irish gridiron legend Dasarte Yarnway ’09 recently published his second book, Young Money. At SHC, Dasarte helped win the school’s only CCS Football Championship in 2008, and lettered in football at UC Berkeley. He currently serves as co-founder and CEO of Berknell Financial Group, an independent registered investment advisory firm.

SHC students participated in KQED’s first Youth Takeover in April. Eleanor Gillis ’19 was featured on a Forum episode exploring immigration, political activism, exposure to news and the influence of parents. Joe Khorge ’19 (shown here with SHC Instructor of English and KQED Teacher Ambassador Julie Phelan) spoke at the takeover’s culminating showcase event at Brava Theater and shared his experience growing up with an autistic sibling.

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Six SHC students placed in the top 10 in this year’s Young Men’s Institute essay contest, including ninth grader Katelyn Cheng ’21. Students responded to the prompt: “Your principal wants to invite a famous speaker to your school. Which person would you recommend be chosen to speak, and what reasons would you give to convince your principal to invite this person?” Katelyn won first place and selected human rights activist Luong Ung as the subject of her essay.

In April, SHC junior Yasemin Ergul ’19 (bottom row, 4th from left) represented Turkey alongside her fellow teammates in the 2018 World Synchronized Skating Championships held in Stockholm, Sweden.


news, notes, etc. Mayor Arreguin ’02 Moves on People’s Park Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin ’02 is supporting a University of California at Berkeley effort to build student housing on a plot of land currently occupied by People’s Park. Cal and Berkeley activists have conflicted over the park for decades, starting with the infamous 1969 protest that turned violent. The university’s student newspaper reported on the riot the next day, dubbing it “Bloody Thursday.” Today, the park has become a sanctuary for the homeless and is considered to be a trouble spot. Mayor Arreguin told the San Francisco Chronicle this May that the university’s plan for the plot would include student residences and additional supportive housing development for the homeless.

Alum Works for Human Rights Jason Pelligrini ’99 was recently appointed to San Francisco’s Human Rights Commission. The Human Rights Commission was developed in 1964 in response to the civil rights issues of the time. Today, the commission is tasked with advocating for human and civil rights, investigating and mediating discrimination complaints, resolving community disputes, and serving as a resource to individuals, community groups, businesses and government agencies related to human rights and social services. Jason shared, “I am so thrilled to have this opportunity to work with my fellow commissioners in ensuring that San Francisco continues to represent its dynamic and diverse citizens.”

Tierra Rogers ’09 Earns Praise on Air Tierra Rogers ’09 was recently featured on KRON 4 News where she talked about her memoir, Life in Overtime. Gary Radnich described Tierra as “the greatest high school basketball player in the history of San Francisco.” Tierra’s memoir documents the years following her father’s tragic death, including her first year at Cal when she was diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition. Pam Moore praised Tierra on-air, “The whole Bay Area is proud of you.”

MADDAN’S CORNER School’s out for summer! But before the Class of 2018 heads off to college, will American high school graduates actually take a break? Activities like hanging with friends, going to the pool, hitting the beach or taking a road trip are on the decline as undergrads take on internships, attend summer courses and put effort into mapping out their futures. All the prep for the “next stage of life” leaves less time to live and enjoy the day to day. Or so says a recent Washington Post article entitled, “Less cramming. More Frisbee. At Yale, students learn how to live the good life.” Offered this past year and drawing in 1,200 students, the most populated course in the Ivy League university’s history, “Psychology and the Good Life,” was taught by Professor Laurie Santos who created it in light of daunting mental wellness statistics. “A national survey found nearly half of college students reported overwhelming anxiety and feeling hopeless. Santos thought she could share recent findings from psychology to inform the choices students make, to help them enjoy life more,” it said. Concepts like getting sleep, relishing free time and being thankful—things that previous generations took for granted or advantage of while living in dorms—are now being taught at the collegiate level. Have we failed the nation’s so called “best and the brightest” by pushing unrealistic notions of success and academic rigor on them before they have diplomas in hand? Will higher education shift back to the period of self-exploration, of gaining one’s independence, of identifying and pursuing one’s passions and of making meaningful memories that so many of us had the privilege to experience? Time will tell. But encouraging students to waste away a summer’s day could be a good place to start. Heather Maddan-Dowdell ’95 is a fifth generation San Franciscan. She met her husband, Dan, at a high school party. They have three children—Sicily, 14, Asher,  and Jackson, 8.


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ver the last two centuries, Sacred Heart Cathedral has accumulated an incredible archive of historical objects, from awards and trophies to books, ledgers and furniture. We’re thrilled to share these mementos in this feature, From the Archives.

“ I love that we strive to be forward-thinking change-makers.

Suzie Sheedy Vice President for Advancement A belt and brass “Sacred Heart” belt buckle, given to the school by Walter McKean ’52.

I love that we strive to be forward-thinking change-makers.

This St. Vincent gradebook from the 1928-29 school year records the grades of students throughout the year, making special note of girls “½ year working.” Teacher name unknown.

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The original St. Vincent’s Alumnae Association record book, containing bylaws and meeting notes. According to the first page in the book, the Association was officially formed November 3, 1901.

Program (with dance card) for the 1953 Trophy Ball, a joint affair between SH and Saint Ignatius. The venue was the famed Palace Hotel, music provided by “Maurice Wolohan and His Orchestra.”

The 1970 program for the Cathedral High JuniorSenior Luncheon, “A Time For You.”

Photos of Jeanne ’49 and brother Don ’53 De Meyer given to the school, each in school attire.

Cathedral Class of 1975 button.

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class of 2022 breakdown

NOT SHOWN: Students matriculating from schools in Napa, CA and the United Kingdom

LEGEND Grammar schools sending students to SHC in 2018 Grammar schools profiled at right SHC bus routes


PARTNER SCHOOL PROFILES:

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ST. STEPHEN

Number of Students Enrolled: 388

Number of Different Partner Schools: 84

Students Living/Attending Elementary School in San Francisco: 79%

Average GPA: 3.64

GPA 3.5 and Above: 71%

GPA 4.0: 23%

Saint Stephen opened in 1952 with 164 students in grades 1-5. The parish’s third pastor, Father Joseph R. O’Reilly, once said that no matter where he went in the City, there was always someone from St. Stephen involved. Notable alumni include professional and USA Olympic runner Shannon Rowbury ’02, and Dartmouth College pre-med alumna Gina Campanelli ’14.

GOOD SHEPHERD Just beyond the City in Pacifica is Good Shepherd, a school with roots reaching back more than 60 years. Their school motto, “Treat each other with kindness and respect,” acts as the foundation for a curriculum that encourages critical thinking, problem solving, service, and social justice. Notable alumni include UCLA graduate and Scott Wiener State Senate Campaign intern Mairead Albach ’15; and professional dancer and artist Bianca Cabrera ’14.

CLAIRE LILIENTHAL When Claire Lilienthal, the school’s namesake, served on the school board from the 1950s-70s, she was dedicated to developing a parent participation model, improving instructional programs, and ensuring racial integration. Today, as a California Distinguished School, Claire Lilienthal’s K-8 program is one of the top rated in the San Francisco Unified School District. Notable alumni include Stefan Gartrell ’02, recently inducted into the University of San Francisco Hall of Fame for his accomplishments as a star baseball player, and as a leader in the community. Gartrell founded the non-profit Ripple Effect 22, a faith-based program that reaches at-risk Bay Area Youth.

ADDA CLEVENGER Adda Clevenger, an independent elementary school, offers an accelerated academic and arts curriculum for students in transitional kindergarten through eighth grade. Notable alumna Isadora Banyai ’17 was a standout VPA student while at SHC and played violin with the String Ensemble and served as concert master her senior year. Isadora is currently studying music at New York University.

CLASS OF 2022 PARENT FEEDBACK: “The Parent Visit program showed a strong and cohesive leadership team with a clear vision and mission. The emphasis was on the future, and we got the sense that there is no resting on laurels at SHC. The handwritten notes and custom acceptance package were a plus! All around amazing job by the Admissions team.”

“My child felt such a warm welcome during her Irish for a Day visit. She liked the community and the diversity. She was thrilled to see such a dedicated arts program. As parents, we felt the same warmth during our Parent Visit. We also noticed how articulate and polite the students were when we went on the parent tour. Kudos to everyone at SHC!” “Every administrator, coach, teacher—everyone who works at Sacred Heart Cathedral—is just very genuine. We felt right at home from day one.”

“The community and staff were the biggest factor in our enrollment decision. Every interaction we had with the community at SHC was so positive and thoughtful, it made it easy to pick. We are so grateful and feel very fortunate that our daughter will be going there.” “My daughter wants to make an impact in this world and she believes SHC will help her do that. In her words, ’I feel like I can actually make changes when I’m at SHC, not just talk without any actions.’”

“SHC is a prime example of a school that values community and acceptance. SHC empowers students to find themselves. Their faculty, curriculum, educational technology, science, arts and athletics are all top notch. Students are really taught to Enter to Learn, Leave to Serve. What’s not to like about a school in the heart of San Francisco that embraces diversity and challenges the status quo? Go Irish!”


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The scoreboard said it all the night of April 21, 2018, as the baseball squad helped retake the Bruce Mahoney from St. Ignatius at AT&T Park. The football team’s 21-14 victory over the ’Cats in September set the stage for the Irish’s thrilling walkoff win and the return of the coveted trophy to Ellis Street. To watch video highlights of the game and celebration, point your SHC|us app at the photo in the bottom left of this spread. To watch the pickup and triumphant return of the trophy to SHC, use your app on the photo to the right. Finally, to capture a 360˚ video experience of the walkoff win, point your device at this issue’s cover image. Enjoy!

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SHC student athletes and leadership at the pickup

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BASEBALL After a very successful 2017 season, the Irish had high expectations for the 2018 campaign. Ultimately, playing in the meatgrinder that is the WCAL did SHC no favors. Head coach Brian Morgan’s (18th year) team lost a heart-breaking 7 Despite frustrations, the Irish stuck together as a team games by 1 run or in extra innings, ultimately costing them a spot in the CCS Tournament. To put the season in perspective, the five league teams that finished above the Irish all finished in the San Francisco Chronicle’s Bay Area Top 20. Not surprisingly, the biggest highlight of the season was the 2-1 victory at AT&T Park over rival St. Ignatius which brought the Bruce-Mahoney Trophy back to SHC. All-League Team selections were Uday Narottam ’20 (First Team), Keshawn Ogens ’19 (First Team), Marty Cole ’18 (Second Team), Martin Chavarria ’18 (Honorable Mention), Danny Hinderliter ’19 (Honorable Mention) and Jack McDowell ’18 (Honorable Mention). Chavarria also was honored at the Italian Athletic Club’s Hall of Fame dinner May 14 as one of its Athletes of the Year.

boys GOLF Matthew Mendez-Fernandez ’18 poised and ready

The Irish had one of their best seasons ever on the links in head coach KC Murphy’s first year. The squad won five WCAL dual matches, including two over St. Ignatius and one over eventual CCS Team champion St. Francis for the most league wins since 2007. In a first for the program, the Irish qualified as a team for the CCS Championships. Angelo Marcon ’20 led the Irish by shooting a 69 at the CCS Regionals to qualify for the CCS Finals. Named to the All-League Team were Marcon (First Team) and Brandon Choy ’18 (Honorable Mention).

Girls lacrosse showed improvement

Angelo Marcon ’20 with a season for the ages

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Maria Romero ’19 (Honorable Mention) were named to the All-WBAL Team. The future looks even brighter for the program, as the JV team went undefeated in WBAL play to win the league title and serve notice for seasons ahead.

SOFTBALL The Irish had a positive season under new head coach Tom Matteucci ’94. Despite playing in the always tough WCAL, the Irish improved their overall record with non-league wins over Washington, Mills, Terra Nova, Lincoln and Summit Shasta. Named to the All-League Team were Gabrielle Garlow ’18 (First Team), Mai Ly Cohen ’18 (Second Team), Marisa Fujimoto ’18 (Second Team) and Vivien Hughston ’21 (Honorable Mention).

boys & girls SWIMMING Vivien Hughston ’21

boys LACROSSE The SHC boys lacrosse team had their best performance since joining the WCAL. The Irish went 6-8 overall and won two league games over Mitty and Serra. Second-year head coach Brian Wilbur was extremely proud of how well the team competed, given that the top four teams in the league are state ranked. Named to the AllWCAL Team were Evan Dere ’19 (First Team), Jonathan Cole ’19 (Second Team), Jack dePenaloza ’19 (Second Team), Taten Williams ’20 (Second Team) and Diego Luquin ’19 (Honorable Mention).

In Jonathan Riley’s fourth year as head coach, the Irish set three new school records (two varsity and one JV) and had 10 individual races in the WCAL Finals Consolation brackets. Riley was pleased that the team reached its goals of scoring more points than last season in the WCAL varsity finals in addition to posting their best times there. Varsity team awards went to Laurence To ’19 (Most Valuable), Cole Nakanishi ’19 and Anna Sterling ’21 (Boys and Girls Most Improved respectively), Bryn Gillelen ’18 (Most Inspirational) and Elsa Rafter ’19 (Coaches Award).

girls LACROSSE Playing their second season in the WBAL Skyline Division, the Irish improved both their league and overall records (6-8 and 5-4 respectively) with league wins over Carlmont, Woodside Priory, Mercy Burlingame, Notre Dame San Jose and Notre Dame Belmont. Seeded no. 5 in the WBAL Tournament, Coach Lauren Davenport’s (second year) squad lost a tough firstround game to no. 4 Sequoia. Eloise Magoncelli ’18 (First Team), Camille Plant ’19 (Second Team), Lauren Chao ’20 (Honorable Mention) and

Swimmers churn it up for the Irish

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girls BASKETBALL After crushing East Bay power Miramonte 69-48 in the NorCal Finals, the SHC lady hoopsters took on a seasoned Serra-Gardena squad in the state title game. Although the Irish weren’t able to bring home the program’s 6th state championship, Coach LyRyan Russell ’97 and his team have nothing to be ashamed of, playing a brutal non-league and league schedule and ending up only one goal short. Go Irish!

girls SOCCER After defeating Campolindo for the program’s first CCS title, the Irish fell to Cardinal Newman in the NorCal playoffs by an excruciating 1-0 score. Congratulations to Coach Chris King and the entire team for their historic season, and looking forward to continued success in future years.


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boys TENNIS Though their goal of qualifying for CCS didn’t materialize, head coach Amy Kleckner (second year as head, 10th overall at SHC) felt she had one of their most talented teams in recent history. Rain cancelled the annual California Tennis Classic in Fresno which Boys tennis showed promise this season negatively impacted the team’s chances for the post-season. The Irish finished the season with four league wins, sweeps over both Serra and Riordan. No. 1 singles player, and four-year varsity player Brandon Leung ’18 was named to his third consecutive All-League Team (First Team). Also named to the All-League Team were Brian Chang ’18 (Honorable Mention) and Dominic Dal Porto ’18 (Honorable Mention).

boys & girls TRACK & FIELD In head coach Andy Chan’s 20th season, the 97-person Irish Track & Field team had an incredibly successful season winning medals at invitationals, placing high at the WCAL Finals, and having athletes ranked highly in the CCS. Maia Tse ’20 was WCAL Champion in the girls 100 hurdles and became the first SHC track & field athlete to qualify for CCS since 2013. In the JV Girls division at WCAL Finals, the Irish placed second as a team and had WCAL Champions in six events (Kennedy Salvador ’21 -1600 meters, Iris Yee ’20-800 meters, Ines DaCruz ’21 -100 meters, Maggie Altman ’21-400 meters and 300

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college-bound ATHLETES During their time at SHC, the student-athletes of the Class of 2018 have seen two state titles, three Northern California titles, six CCS titles and one WCAL title, and set several school and league records during their four years in green, white and blue. Many will go on to compete in new colors in college, but they’ll always be Fightin’ Irish.

A L I YA H A R C I L L A S Menlo College (Girls Basketball) GRACE CAHALANE Gonzaga University (Crew) M A RT I N C H AVA R R I A University of Pacific (Baseball) Another outstanding season

hurdles), and the 4x400 relay. On the boys’ side, the Varsity were led by Spencer Goldfein ’19 (fifth in the Discus), Matt Farruggio ’19 (4:29 in the 1600 meters), and John Soler ’19 (season best 1:58.29 in the 800 meters to rank in the top 20 in the CCS).

boys VOLLEYBALL With a relatively young squad, the Irish qualified for the CCS for the 11th time under head coach Nga Tran (13th year). Notching league wins over St. Ignatius (twice) and St. Francis, the team improved and competed throughout the season. The Irish lost a close four-set match to Harker in the first round of the CCS Division III play-offs. Joe Beima ’20 (Second Team) and Darren Kim ’18 (Honorable Mention) were named to the All-League Team.

MARTY COLE Niagara University (Baseball) JULIA HUMPHREYS Seattle University (Girls Soccer) ANNA KRETZER Drexel University (Crew) MADISON LENN San Diego State ( Girls Volleyball) S AU P U N I M AVA EG A Concordia University (Girls Volleyball) E LY S E M c N A M A R A - P I T T L E R UC Berkeley (Crew) PA I G E M c N A M A R A - P I T T L E R San Diego State (Crew) KIANA MERIALES Biola University (Softball) SHAWN O’BRIEN St. Mary’s College (Girls Soccer) ALLISON PHILLIIPS Rhodes College (Girls Soccer) RAINAH SMITH UC Merced (Girls Basketball) PA R K E R W H I T C O M B Oberlin College ( Boys Soccer)

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COMMUNITY

SPRING GALA This year’s sold-out Spring Gala brought together more than 400 parents, alumni, investors, community members and partners in support of SHC students. The event theme, Havana Nights, was inspired by the culture, color and beauty of mid-century Cuba. Attendees sipped on mojitos as they perused the silent auction, participated in raffles and enjoyed the musical stylings of the Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco. The event raised nearly $300,000 which directly impacts student success at SHC.

irish invitational & sports dinner SHC hosted the 41st Annual Irish Invitational Golf Tournament and Fightin’ Irish Athletics Night on Monday, June 4, at Green Hills Country Club in Millbrae. The event successfully raised important funds for all of our athletic programs, and the Practice Field returfing project. A special thank you to our major sponsors Paganini Electric Corporation, The Build Group, GCX Corporation, Beronio Lumber, Epicurean Group and Pfau Long Architecture.

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student artwork Under the tutelage of Instructor of Photography Nancy Ingersoll and Instructor of Art Brian McHugh, SHC visual arts students are consistently producing high-level work. Dashiell Biesemeyer ’21

Jason Erdenebaatar ’18

Alex Ji ’19

Fiona Clark ’18

Angie Wongpisethkul ’18 Brianda Cerda ’18

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Nayiri Ayanian ’18

Cedric Reed ’19

Angie Wongpisethkul ’18

Cavina Lee ’19 Fiona Clark ’18

Lucas Lowe ’19

Dashiell Biesemeyer ’21 Aidan Quigley ’20

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performance SHC’s performing artists provided countless magical moments onstage this year through song, dance and drama. Revisit some of the highlights of their thrilling season below:

Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

The Laramie Project

Broadway Bound

Motown

The Laramie Project

Motown

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Mary Poppins Grand Tour

Grand Tour

Mary Poppins

Oh Be Joyful

Oh Be Joyful

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tees. In her spare time, she enjoys photography and other creative arts, and volunteers as a credit union supervisory chairperson. Among her travel escapades, she has particularly enjoyed Hawaii, Italy, Western Caribbean cruises, and visiting various baseball parks all over the United States.

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“Tia” Lomas Charfauros received a buyers certificate from the University of California at Los Angeles. She and her husband, Bill, have four children and 11 grandchildren. Among her favorite trips are vacations in Hawaii, Guam, and a five-week stay in Greece when she retired in 2013. Today, she enjoys ballroom dancing, Greek dancing, and serving at homeless shelters, on a bereavement team, and as a small group Bible study facilitator.

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4 tary school principal for the past 30 years. Last year, she received the Ecclesia et Pontifice Award from Pope Francis for her distinguished service to the church—the highest award bestowed upon the laity by the Papacy. After Cathedral, Tina went on to attend Holy Names College where she received her undergraduate degree, and then to the University of San Francisco, where she received a master’s in education.

7 After graduation, Julie Tabares Mitra went on to receive a bachelor’s degree from San Francisco State University. Today, she and her husband, Richard, have three children—Cristina, Alexander and Victor. In her retirement, she serves as a grief counselor and volunteers her time as a facilitator for Grupo Amparo. She also enjoys gardening, yoga, urban hiking and traveling. Julie considers trips to Sicily, Spain and Mexico among her most memorable vacations. Last year, she walked the Migrant Trail in Arizona, a total of 75 miles in the Sonoran Desert.

husband, Ron, have three children and three grandchildren. Among her most memorable vacations, a trip to Europe in 2015 is her favorite. Now retired, she enjoys crochet and needlework. 8 Toni Jaffe Petrick has two children, three grandchildren Judy remembers Sister Hilda as her and one great-grandchild. She and favorite teacher. her partner, Paul Chafee, enjoy 6 Tina Katherine Kipp served cruising around the Hawaiian Isin the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for 45 years. She taught junior high for 15 years, and as an elemen-

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on to attend Los Medanos Community College before receiving her bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College. Today, she and her husband, Ben, have two sons and one granddaughter. She considers a trip to Bora Bora as her most memorable vacation. In her retirement, Sharon enjoys reading, playing bocce ball and walking. attended Heald Business College, University of Columbia, Florida State, Fresno State and Northwestern University. Now retired, Lila enjoyed a 36-year career in public relations and communications at the Internal Revenue Service. She retired in 2006 in the role of Director of Public Relations & Communications. Today, she enjoys spending time with friends, entertaining, film, reading, gardening, walking tours of the City, and occasionally, golf. Her favorite vacations include a trip to Paris in 1979, a trip to Capri in 1993, and most recently, a Christmas holiday at the American River Inn in Georgetown, California.

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Golden Gate University after graduation. As a retired certified public accountant, his career highlights include 20 years with Coopers & Lybrand/PricewaterhouseCoopers, 10 years as a government contract consultant, and finally 12 years with the Department of Defense. Today he enjoys traveling, running and adding to his book and music collections.

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Bonilla went on to University of California at Berkeley, then the University of San Francisco School of Law, and finally, the George Washington University School of International Affairs. Throughout his career he has served as regional sales manager, international marketing director, and as an IRS certified tax consultant. He has visited 75 countries so far. His favorite vacations include trips to Turkey and Jerusalem.

Gary Barner and his wife, Heather, have three children and four grandchildren. As a retired police captain he enjoys hunting, fishing, classic cars and Kevin Callaghan and his labradors. He also serves as a back19 wife, Kathy, have three chilground investigator. Gary’s favorite dren and two grandchildren. After trips include hunting above the graduation, Kevin earned a bachetimberline in Colorado and Prinlor’s degree from the University of cess Cruises. San Francisco. Today, as a retired San Francisco Fire Department captain, he is working on his goal of visiting all 50 states with only nine remaining.

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Francisco Police Department captain, and currently serves on the San Francisco Retirement Board. After Sacred Heart, Al went on to attend San Francisco State University and later served in the United States Navy Reserve. Today he serves on the boards of Lefty O’Doul’s Foundation for Kids, San Francisco Police Credit Union, and Guardians of the City Museum. He and his wife, Maritza Zamora ’69, have two children, Melissa and Alexis ’98, and four grandchildren.

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Mike McKay has three sons, one granddaughter, and one Susan, have been married grandson. After graduation, he for 35 years, and they are currently went on to attend the University enjoying retirement in the Palm of California at Berkeley. Today, Springs area. After graduating from he is a semi-retired mechanical SH, John earned his undergraduate engineering manager. In his free degree and teaching credential at time he enjoys hiking, running, the University of San Francisco, swimming, biking, motorcycle ridand a master’s from St. Mary’s ing, seeing plays, visiting museums, College. John taught at Mission Anthony Giovanzana and his 24 gardening, golf and dancing. Dolores School for seven years, wife, Lil, have two daughters and in Union City at Alvarado and six grandchildren, including 27 After 31 years of service in the Middle School and James Logan San Francisco Fire Departtwo sets of twins. His favorite trips High School for 32 years. Today, are always vacations at his home in ment, Victor Pagan retired as he enjoys hiking, fishing, camping, Battalion Chief in 2004. He and his Maui. After high school, he went traveling and politics. His favorwife, Anne, have three children— on to attend City College of San ite trips include climbing Mayan Cynthia, Ashley ’04 and Eric ’08. Francisco, and has since retired Ruins, snorkeling with turtles in Along with his family, Victor from a career in the hospitality, Maui, cruising the Na Pali Coast, wine and spirits industries. He has recently traveled to Scotland, Enand camping with family in Lake also retired from service as a board gland and France, and rounded out Tahoe and Pinecrest. the year with trips to Hawaii and member for various non-profit Disney World. organizations. He enjoys golf and After Sacred Heart, John 23 Gallagher went on to attend spending time with his grandchildren. After Sacred Heart, Richard 28 City College of San Francisco, Palacios went on to attend After graduation, Robert 25 San Jose State University and San Saint Mary’s College and Ohio Gonella attended the UniFrancisco State University. In 2006, State University. Today, after servversity of California at Berkeley he retired from San Francisco Recand then went on to University of ing 28 years with the FBI and 10 reation & Parks where he served in California, Hastings College of the years with the Los Angeles Police various roles including recreation Law. He and his wife, Denise, have Department, Richard is enjoying director. Throughout his career his retirement. He spends his time two children and five grandchiland in his retirement, he has dren. Today as a retired corporate gardening, playing the saxophone, served as a music reviewer, event attorney he enjoys golf, travel, bike reading, driving his ’58 Chevy, master of ceremonies, and radio and volunteering at Henry Mayo riding, bocce ball and traveling. broadcaster. John and his wife, Hospital and the Santa Clarita Stacy, have three children, all of Food Pantry. Richard and his wife, whom are SHC alumni, and three Linda, have three children and three grandchildren.

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grandchildren. John counts trips to Jamaica, St. Thomas, Costa Rica, Mexico, Samoa, Vietnam and Thailand among his favorite vacations. He is grateful for the guidance of the Sacred Heart faculty during the historic and often tumultuous social and political environment of the 1960s.

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After Sacred Heart, Mark Porto went on to attend St. Mary’s College. He retired after 32 years of service in the role of Sergeant with the San Francisco Police Department. He also has years of coaching in the Novato youth soccer and basketball leagues under his belt. He and his wife, Marilyn, have two daughters and three grandchildren. Mark enjoys yearly vacations to Agate Bay, Lake Tahoe, and family trips to Kauai or Maui every other year. In his retirement, he enjoys golf, hiking, and spending time with his grandchildren.

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communications engineer, has three children—Alexandra, Grace and Max. Looking back on his time at Sacred Heart, he remembers fondly the dances, sports events, Mr. DeMartini and Brother Antonio. Michael Shea and his wife, Marie, have three daughters and two grandsons. After Sacred Heart, he went on to attend City College of San Francisco and San Francisco State University. He has since retired from a career with the San Francisco Police Department. He counts trips to France and Hawaii among his most memorable travels. In his retirement, he enjoys golf, motorcycle riding and dogs.

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to attend the University of San Francisco. He is a founding member of the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance, and the GAPA Community HIV Project. MJ served on the board of GAPA and the Asian AIDS Project, and was named the GAPA Man of the Year in 1990. He has traveled the world extensively, all across South America, Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and Europe. Today, MJ lives in Tucson, Arizona, with his partner, Michael, and teaches mah jong at his neighborhood public library. As a retired telecommunications and sports official, Kenneth Tolibas and his wife, Barbara, enjoy their four children—Marcus, Alicia, Jason and Thomas—and their grandson, Vicente Antonio. His travels include trips to the Amalfi Coast in Italy, Tuscany, Ireland, England, Mexico, Canada and Hawaii. After graduation, he went on to the College of San Mateo and San Francisco State University.

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Debbie, recently bought a house and moved to Seguin,Texas. Chris ’01 and Joe ’10 still live in South City, while Christina ’04 lives in Denver. “A shout out to all my former girls basketball players and the good times coaching with Brian Harrigan ’76 and Tim Burke ’70.”

1997 Katherine Hill-Villasin’s daughter, Adriana Simone, was born on March 21 with the Fighting Irish Spirit. We look forward to attending many SHC events to get her ready for future academics and cocurricular activities.

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John Michael Reyes presented a paper and breakout session at the Cultures of Formation conference held at the University of Notre Dame in early March. The conference was sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life. It was held in preparation for the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment that will be held October 2018 in Rome, Italy.

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Celebratory Giving Program Listed on the following pages are the names of SHC community members’ family, friends and loved ones who are listed in SHC’s Book of Remembrance. Brother Ron Gallagher, FSC, PhD, the Christian Brothers and the Daughters of Charity offer prayers and Masses for the special intentions requested in honor of members of our school community each month. Please remember them in your prayers. This list reflects contributions made from January 15, 2018, through March 15, 2018.

IN HONOR Larry Draper ’58 Matthew Parrish

IN MEMORY Gerry Antonini David Noce ’75 & Teresa Noce Josephine Argo Lorraine Baptista Janet Harrigan Michael Nerney ’75 & Roselle Nerney Betti Beckman Perky Hillman Michael Nerney ’75 & Roselle Nerney Lloyd Birrer ’44 SHC Community Rene Caballero Mary & Jean Curutchet Michael Curutchet ’01 Thomas Curutchet ’99 Thomas Cademartori ’69 Dennis Francis White ’69 & Sana White Patrick Callagy ’44 Frank Noonan ’52 & Lois Noonan Joseph Cauchi ’55 SHC Community Bruce Chester Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan Marvin Crockett Jerry Heckert ’51 & Claudie Heckert Andrea Cross Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Ginny Davey Jerry Heckert ’51 & Claudie Heckert

Lou De Benedetti ’48 SHC Community George Dolim Jerry Heckert ’51 & Claudie Heckert Michelle Ducousso George Dudum ’69 & Antoinette Dudum John McGreevy ’69 & Lori McGreevy Ed O’Donnell, Jr. ’69 & Donna O’Donnell Janet Palmer Ordonez ’89 Pablo & Yolanda Perez Tony Pulvirenti ’69 & Karen Pulvirenti Karen Sanfillippo Marie Elu Mary & Jean Curutchet Michael Curutchet ’01 Thomas Curutchet ’99 Caterina Fabiano Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Joe Fabiano Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Vincent Finigan, Jr. Janet Harrigan Theresa Creed Fitzpatrick ’48 SHC Community Ken Flach Dick Morosi ’61 John Flynn ’74 Ken Hogarty ’66 & Sally Hogarty Tony Fontana ’57 John Porras ’57 David Gallagher Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Juanita Gallagher Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan

J Garvey ’88 Mark Pardini ’88 & Petra Andersson-Pardini Thomas Giron ’79 SHC Community Beverly Butler Giusti ’71 Robert Vigil ’71 & Nancy Vigil Daniel Gomez ’57 John Porras ’57 Rocco Gulli Diane Appleton & David Ach Frank & Diane Kardas Sharon & Philip Ling Mark Pardini ’88 & Petra Andersson-Pardini Bridie Hagan Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan

Jack Haggerty ’49 Daniel Arechiga Leslie & Dale Bailey Candace del Portillo Joan & Stephen Ferrari Jim Haggerty ’47 & Patricia Haggerty Rae & Don Jayne Suzanne & Al Kaiser Thomas Longe Carol Mizgorski Julie Normandin Terry Hanley ’72 Ken Hogarty ’66 & Sally Hogarty Gerald Harper ’52 Frank Noonan ’52 & Lois Noonan James Haug ’55 SHC Community

Albert Parmisano ’48 Al Parmisano ’48 passed away peacefully last September in his home in Capitola, California. He was 87 years old. A second-generation San Franciscan, Al grew up in a large, close Italian family. After graduating from Sacred Heart, Al served in the Air Force during the Korean War. After his time in the service, he and his wife, Katherine (Perusina), started their family and had four children whom they raised in Millbrae. In addition to being a devoted family man, Al enjoyed a long career with AT&T, was an avid hunter, and loved his dogs. After being predeceased by Katherine, Al married Laura (Peak) and together they spent retirement traveling, visiting their grandchildren, and enjoying their life in Capitola.


“Do not have any anxiety about the future. Leave everything in God’s hands for he will take care of you.” ST. JOHN BAPTIST DE LA SALLE

George Hays Margaret Diggins John Hickey ’48 Maureen Riordan Smith ’71 & John Smith Dolores Hicks John Cunnie ’52 Jim Hontalas Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan Claudia Hoover Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Karen Jenkins James Mullane ’70 W. Michael Johnson ’58 SHC Community Brother Philip Keavney, FSC Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Jim Kennedy Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan

Hope Kirk Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Cazimir Kolsut Robert Vigil ’71 & Nancy Vigil Lu Krueger Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan Raymonde Kuhn Dick Morosi ’61 John Lally Jerry Heckert ’51 & Claudie Heckert Jean-Michel Lapeyrade Mary & Jean Curutchet Michael Curutchet ’01 Thomas Curutchet ’99 Raymond Lazzini Lorraine Baptista Luisa Llanos Gary & Lita Flinders Willie Low James Mullane ’70 Ann Lund Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan Irene Macario Dick Morosi ’61 Patricia Maffei Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Ken Hogarty ’66 & Sally Hogarty Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan

Brian Maguire Maureen Riordan Smith ’71 & John Smith Martin Malchow John Cunnie ’52 Nancy & Allen Martino Nina & William Reed San Francisco Building Inspectors Association Kenneth Mathis ’70 Monica McGuire Bill McDonagh, Jr ’67 Capurro’s Fishermans Wharf Curtis Cournale James Cunnie ’67 Jim Gibson ’67 & Kathy Gibson John McDonagh Michael Paganini ’85 Philosphers Club Scannell Family, the family of Kathy McDonagh Steve Panos ’67 & Peggy Panos Tom O’Kane Val McKeever, Jr. ’45 Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan Monica McGuire

We remember in our prayers the alumni who have recently passed away. George Arata ’44 Robert Bierman ’57 Marylou Hary Blagdon ’48 Maurice Brennan ’49 Joseph Browne ’58 Patrick Callagy ’44 Bertram Callen ’41 George Carrozzi ’47 Robert Chopin ’47 Denise Coleman ’73

Christian Denefeld ’85 Raymond Garric ’57 Beverly Butler Giusti ’71 Jack Haggerty ’49 Gene Hance ’45 Reverend James Hanley ’45 Gerald Harper ’52 Conor Hurley ’12 Flo Devine Hyland ’52 Anton Kubitschek ’42

Arthur Lazo ’68 Robert Little ’43 Larry Lydon ’47 Linda Lusardi Malepeai ’68 Joseph Marchand ’57 Dario Marenco ’48 Kenneth Mathis ’70 Leonard Meiswinkel ’45 Salvatore Mirante ’68 William O’Brien ’65

Albert Parmisano ’48 Harvey Passanisi ’48 Betty Scarpa Puccini ’54 John Richardson ’50 Raymond Ruegg ’42 Bervyn Simonian ’56 William Smith ’67 Charles Spink ’52 Theodore Spyrow ’45 Gabby Vigil ’15

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Lou Meyer ’55 Lorna & Steve Becker Kathleen Davis Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Ken Hogarty ’66 & Sally Hogarty Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan Joe Kennedy, Sr. ’65 & Clo Kennedy Jo Anne Meyer Eva & James Nelson Brother James Riordan, FSC ’62 Warren Sandell ’55 & Natalie Sandell Cathy Vennemeyer Joel Mills Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan Marie Moulia Mary & Jean Curutchet Michael Curutchet ’01 Thomas Curutchet ’99 Bernard Mullins ’49 SHC Community Ed Murphy, Jr. ’47 John Cunnie ’52 Matthew Nevin Dennis Callaghan ’71 & Carol Callaghan Gene Norgard ’73 Bert Rodgers, III ’73 & Maria Rodgers Donald Ohlssen ’50 SHC Community Julian Pardini ’49 Mark Pardini ’88 & Petra Andersson-Pardini Joseph Presti, Sr. SHC Community Glenn Price Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan Betty Scarpa Puccini ’54 Doris Grimley ’54 Carol Jones Hupke ’54 & Peter Hupke Walter Puccini Doris Grimley ’54 Carol Jones Hupke ’54 & Peter Hupke Vincent Rocchi ’58 SHC Community

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Bruce Samson Rosaleen Flynn “Lord, help me to make time today Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & Jim Horan to serve you in those who are Donald Schooley ’57 John Porras ’57 most in need of encouragement Ellen Scudder or assistance.”  Gary & Lita Flinders Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Jim Horan Jerry Sullivan ’57 John Porras ’57 Kathleen Prokos Westrup ’43 SHC Community Ann Testa Janet Harrigan Ray White ’45 Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & SHC Community Jim Horan Estle Whitt Ronald Tocchini Maria Cauteruccio Brother Joseph Fabiano, FSC Steve Wilson Sister Lorraine Valdes, DC ’45 Mark Pardini ’88 & SHC Community Petra Andersson-Pardini Ernie Vignoli Susan Hom Yau ’61 Dan Wells ’69 & Charleen Kirk Paping ’61 & Betty Wells Robert Paping Constance Vrionis Carlos Zapata, Sr. Michael Nerney ’75 & David Noce ’75 & Teresa Noce Roselle Nerney Andreas Zwald Sister Marjorie Wakelin ’49 Rosie Lawlor Horan ’65 & SHC Community Jim Horan Michael Walter Charlotte Brown

Gabrielle Vigil ’15 Gabby Vigil ’15 fell in love with basketball at the age of 6. By the time she graduated from SHC, she had helped to lead the Girls Varsity Basketball Team to a CCS Championship. After SHC, she attended City College of San Francisco where she was named Northern California Player of the Year two years in a row. She eventually transferred to California State University, East Bay, where she received a full scholarship to play for the Pioneers. Those who knew Gabby will always remember her playful goofiness, and her funny, outgoing caring personality.


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The i2 program celebrated the close of its fifth academic year with a festive gathering this May. Class of 2018 i2 students passed the torch to those entering their first year of the program. In the spirit of play and science, however, graduating seniors did not hand over torches to incoming freshmen. They handed over Slinkys™. Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi served as keynote speaker, and he was introduced by his granddaughter Kinga ’18, who completed the i2 program this year. Csikszentmihalyi is an important figure in the field of psychology responsible for the notion of “Flow,” in which a person’s immersion in an activity during the process of creation, discovery, or innovation allows for concerns and awareness of time, ego, and even physical imperative to melt away. During his speech, Csikszentmihalyi spoke of responsibility, reminding i2 students that “the opportunity you have been given is to make life on Earth a better deal for most people than it is now.” He encouraged them to find fulfillment in challenge, meaning in solving old problems, and joy in finding new ones. He emphasized that “when you do what you can do well, helping others in the process, external factors matter less and less,” echoing a sentiment SHC students have already begun to access through service and study. At the end of the evening, as soon-to-be freshmen left the stage and sentimental seniors hugged classmates and teachers, the words of Matthew Liu ’18 hung in the air: “The most important part of i2 is the community we have built together.”


MAKE AN IMPACT. TRANSFORM YOUNG LIVES WITH YOUR GIFT. BOARD OF REGENTS Carol Wicklund Enright Board Chair Gerald Murphy, JD Board Vice Chair Richard Cutler, PhD Parents Association President Kase Abusharkh ’00 Fr. Arturo Albano Sr. Adella Armentrout, DC Stella Bialous, DrPH Courtney Chin ’03 Neal Corkery ’95 Sandra Gulli Miguel Guzman ’91 Kevin Harrigan ’74 Steve Heath Francois Hechinger Daniel Holland ’79 Janet Holland ’77 Denise Kent, DPA ’77 John Kruger Charles Love Eileen Malley, JD ’77 Sister Frances Meyer, DC Gina Mulvey ’94 Joey Nevin ’01 Sister Sylvia Parks, DC Jeffrey Porter ’72 William D. Rauch, JD Roman Rodriguez, MD ’68 James Ryan, Jr. Sue Sami Stacie Solt, MD ’99 Ed Wang ’90 Br. Tom Westberg, FSC Harold Wong ’77 EX-OFFICIO Br. Ronald Gallagher, FSC, PhD President Gary Cannon, EdD Principal Alla Krel VP of Finance & Facilities Suzie Sheedy VP of Advancement John M. Vigo ’81 Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving

Help assure the future of our mission by including SHC in your will or trust. Your gift will help educate and inspire the next generation of leaders who Enter To Learn, and Leave To Serve. We gratefully acknowledge Ms. Eileen Doherty, Ms. Dorothy Hourican, Mr. George P. Linehan, Jr. ’40, Mr. James P. Keane, Mr. Franco Mancini ’61, Mr. George Marchand ’57, and Mr. Paul Raymond ’46 for their generous estate gifts in support of our educational mission. We pray for the repose of their souls and celebrate the legacy they leave through their investment in those young men and women entrusted to our care. For more information, please contact Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving John Vigo ’81 at 415.775.6626 ext. 763 or jvigo@shcp.edu.


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