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the Sarto News & Report to Donors

Fall 2017

Future Site of the

SPX Athletic Complex

Principal’s Message

Dear Friends,

With a busy year behind us, we have begun our 61st year with just as much energy as the previous 60. Our students and teachers are excited to continue the St. Pius X traditions we are known for while keeping the educational standard top notch. With a new year and a renewed energy, we keep our mission in mind throughout our weekly activities: St. Pius X High School, with its roots in the Catholic Parish, is a co-educational school, which educates young people to their full academic potential and enhances their growth of Catholic values and principles to serve the Church and community. Through a diverse and challenging curriculum, as well as an environment commanding excellence, St. Pius X High School strives to instill in every student an attitude of lifelong learning in the development of their spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical gifts. You cannot find the educational environment that we offer at St. Pius X at any other high school in the Northland. Our focus is Christ centered each and every day. Along with this comes high expectations for student achievement and behavior. Our students want to learn. Our students want to be surrounded by others who want to learn. Our students want to have faith in their lives. Our students want to be surrounded by others who want to have faith in their lives. With this formula in place, I am convinced we are the best option, and always will be, for high school students. Your support helps us remain successful each and every year. THANK YOU. Thank you for helping us to create a strong educational environment for our students. Thank you for contributing to our Annual Fund, Scholarship Fund, Endowment Fund, and Capital Campaign. Thank you for praying for our teachers, students, and alums. Thank you for valuing the St. Pius X education and tradition. As we continue to preserve the traditions in which St. Pius X High School is grounded, we also pledge to be good stewards of every dollar you give to our wonderful school. 100% of your donations benefit our students directly through scholarship assistance, operating costs, or building enhancements. This newsletter and report is full of the past year’s progress with capital projects, fundraising and our recent student achievements. Thank you again for your continued support and please continue to keep our school and students in your prayers. Sincerely, Joseph Monachino, Jr. Principal


The Class of 2017 In the past 60 years, many great students have passed through our doors. We take pride in each class, and its lasting impact on St. Pius X and our community. The Class of 2017 is no exception. It’s hard to describe a class in one word, but if we had to, that word would be “Genuine.” This Class of 2017 encapsulates intriguing, captivating, and charismatic students. They encompass the word GENUINE through their sincere, thoughtful, and authentic behaviors in the classroom, in athletics, as leaders, and as ambassadors. The largest graduating class in 36 years, this class of 113 students has maintained the academic excellence previous classes have demonstrated. The class will earn over $4.5 million in scholarships to colleges and universities. There are 10 Missouri Bright Flight Scholars, students scoring 29 or higher on the ACT. The students at the top of the class are Valedictorian Madeleine Quinn and Salutatorians Natalie Denzer and Tristan Ott. Besides achieving superior academic excellence, these three have participated in various sports and school organizations, and all three were inducted into the National Honor Society. Madeleine was honored as one of Missouri’s Top 100 Scholars; she will continue her education at Loyola Marymount University in California.

community. As outstanding role models for underclassmen, they have been remarkable in promoting school spirit, faith formation, team chemistry, and support for one another. From going to the March for Life in Washington D.C., organizing ministry to the homeless, resurrecting the SPX Pep Club, travelling to Guatemala on mission trips, and involving themselves in street ministry with the homeless, they have been leaders all the way. They have multiple extracurricular successes as well. Sean Bryant, Sydney Gardner, Sara Koster, Arcadia Mejia, Caroline Ramsey, Joe Ross, and Sara Watson competed at the State Music Festival. For the first time is the school’s history, the Women’s Basketball team finished second in State. Abby Hipp received the prestigious DiRenna Award honoring the top female basketball player in the KC Metro area. Natalie Denzer received the Barrett Wepler Academic Award, honoring the top basketball female scholar athlete. Abby will play basketball for Missouri State University and Natalie for William Jewell. Along with them, 8 other SPX graduates have signed to play at the collegiate level. As we send each of our graduates to their next endeavor, we send our prayers and well wishes for their continued success, honored that they are a part of our St. Pius X Alumni Family!

These students genuinely care about their school, each other, and the

2017 Legacies & Their Alumni Parents

(Alphabetical) Ciro and Carl (84) Badami; Ian, Elizabeth Abbott Baldwin (87), and grandmother Rita Kendzora Abbott (61); Josie and Sam (85) Guadagnano; Michael and Teresa Smart (87) Hayden; Nicholas, Frank (84), and Kate Hale (85) Martino; Bobby and Ann Ringel (84) McCoy; Allison and Susan Malony (84) McMichael; Nolan and Robyn White (84) McMichael; Andrea, Vincent (89) and Toni Pace (89) Mussorici; Annelise and Julie Weickert (81) Nissen; Jill and Dana (82) Johnson Nolan; Anna and Bennie (83) Palmentere; Cate and John (86) Perlik; Nicki and Carl (86) Ragusa; Grace, John (80), Madelyn Whiston (80) Ross; Joseph and Joe (89) Ross; Lucas and Auggie (86) Salinas; Lucy and Sara Maybrier (85) Shields; Tommy and Mike (85) Teson; Jacob and Kevin (81) Tomc; Alex and Robert (89) Widman; Joe, Joe (89), and Rozanne Campobasso (88) Witherow; and Connor and Staci Hagen (84) Whitebread. Not pictured: Zach Dickey and Jennifer Simmons (91) Moore; Jacob and Andrew (91) Quintero, Isabel and Rick (82) Ringel; Andrea and Joe (74) Shultz; Ryan and Jenny Ryan (84) Vutich; and Faith, Sean (89), Janel Haake (86) Wright.


Campaign News

Progress Continues $5.3 Million Raised

As we celebrated our 60th Anniversary

Year, improving our facilities was a major focus. Just last fall, we announced the $7 Million Campaign to renovate the former Convent and build an Athetlic Complex on 45 acres south of our campus. The renovation of the former convent is complete with Choir, Art, Yearbook, Newspaper, Broadcasting, and The Catholic Radio Network all settled in to the Fine Arts & Activity Center. The landscape is beautiful, with finishing touches being made on the outdoor classroom spaces and grotto. A variety of teachers have already been able to move outside for


an hour or two to hold a class in the outdoor classroom settings. Construction began at the new 45 Acre Athletic Complex south of the St. Pius X campus in the Spring of 2017. The new Athletic Complex will provide facilities for the sports we currently do not have practice and playing space for at our campus: track, baseball, softball, tennis, cross country and soccer. Currently, the fields are being seeded and electrical, water, irrigation, and drainage is being installed. After final grading and land preparation, the track and tennis courts will be prepared for surface installation.

“It’s exciting to see the progress at the fields. At this point, it looks like we will be able to use the track and tennis courts in the spring. We are excited to keep our students close to campus after school and hope, with the help of our community, that we are able to complete the rest of fields very soon,” commented Principal Joe Monachino, Jr. The rest of the fields will be completed as funds become available. Thank you to all of our wonderful donors who have made this project possible (listed on page 21-22). With your assistance, campus improvements will help us continue to remain strong and attract future generations of Warriors!

Donor Match Underway

Since the Campaign was announced in 2016, $5.3 of the $7 Million goal has been raised. In May, a generous donor offered a match of all funds raised through November 13th. To date, $360,000 has been raised as a part of that match. If you would

like to contribute to the Campaign, now is the time to double your donation!

Naming Opportunities Cross Country Trails $10,000 per mile (2 miles remaining)

Tennis Courts

$30,000 per court (8 available) Thank you to the following donors who participated in our naming opportunities Fine Arts & Activity Center Fred & JoAnn Ross Conference Room Julian & Monica Arredondo Outdoor Classroom Brian Cannavan Top Floor Event Space Ron Logan Art Room Maurice Oelklaus Music Room Greg & Michele Plumb Media Center Ryan & Maria VanWinkle Baseball Field Bob & Patti Polito Softball Field Bob Chaney & Teresa Monaghan Cross Country Trail Steve & Sally Tyner

For more information: or call 816-453-3450 Photo to the left: SPX Broadcasting students film the XFactor, St. Pius X’s daily announcements which can be viewed on youtube: TheXfactor - St. Pius X KC. Top: Art students enjoy their new space which is full of natural light. Middle: The Media Lab is located next to the Broadcasting Studio and is used by Yearbook and Newspaper staff, Broadcasting, and Tech Design. Bottom: The Choir Room is spacious and open with room for risers on one side and desks on the other.



Celebrating our Volunteers

An Evening of Gratitude

Joe Monachino, Jr. honoring past and present Giuseppe Sarto Recipients: Jesse & Phyllis Volz Valenciano, Robert Ringel, Jim Schulenberg, Gary Schmitz, Savina Balano Lee, Bill Duensing, Jr., Mike & Dana Baker Schwartz, Warren Robertson, Les Whisler, Greg Ringel, Mary King Scott and Al & Susan Hoffman Christifano.

As we ended the 16-17 school year, we were blessed to honor our

volunteers in a new space - The Logan Banquet Room - on the top floor of the Fred & Rosalie Ross Fine Arts & Activity Center. The beautiful new space held the 150+ attendees that not only came to celebrate our wonderful volunteers, but also to send off retiring teacher Gary Schmitz. Affectionately known as Schmitty, he taught thousands of students since he began his career at St. Pius X in 1976. He served in many roles over the years -- teacher, coach, fan, athletic director, volunteer, mentor, etc. Everyone will miss seeing Gary on a daily basis, but we know he will forever be a Warrior and we look forward to seeing him at games and events. Gary, along with outgoing School Board President, Les Whisler, were both honored with the Giuseppe Sarto Award for their long term dedication to St. Pius X. Les served six years on the School Board, three as President. Under his leadership, the board completed a Strategic Plan

A Message from Gary Schmitz...

and St. Pius X launched a $7 Million Capital Campaign. Thank you, Les, for your volunteerism and leadership throughout the years. Shelley Pileggi and Mark Huke from the Class of 1968 were honored with the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award. Both Mark and Shelley are dedicated volunteers who have served as Alumni Class Reps, Callers and Chairs throughout the years. They, along with Steve Schmidt, chaired our 50th Anniversary festivities with an Alumni Open House and Reception. Shelley also served on our Board of Directors. We are grateful to Mark and Shelley for keeping St. Pius X close to their heart for so many years, and cheerfully volunteering their time to keep our school strong. We are also grateful to the entire Class of 1968 who take their calls and say YES year after year. A special thank you to all who came to the event and to Jimmy Cascone (72) and Cascone’s Restaurant for the wonderful food!

I would like to thank all the people who offered their congratulations on my recent retirement. I received many well wishes from faculty and staff, former and current students, parents, and friends. Whether a hug, handshake, card, email, or gift, I am blessed to be honored by so many. The St. Pius X community will always have a special place in my heart. Thanks again, Gary Schmitz 6

A History of Honorees Giuseppe Sarto Recipients

Shelley Fundom Hallier (90), Gary Schmitz, and Hannah Breeding (13)

Joe Monachino, Jr. (81), Shelley Pileggi (68), and Mark Huke (68)

1969 - Bob Griggs, Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Lewis, and Mr. & Mrs. Carl Schembri 1970 - Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Curtin 1971 - St. Pius X Boosters 1972 - Annabel Jones 1973 - Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Grabowski 1974 - Warren Berg 1975 - Frank Rutkowski 1976 - Warren Robertson 1977 - Barbara DeHaven 1978 - Clem Chirpich, Sr. Mary Aquinas Haas, and Mary Verde 1979 - Anthony DiBenedetto 1980 - Kenneth Burkhead 1981 - Nick Bromberg 1982 - Genevieve Berg and Joseph Monachino, Sr. 1983 - Karl Schneider 1984 - Bennie Palmentere 1985 - Robert Ringel 1986 - Sr. Rita Smith 1987 - Jean Trapp 1988 - Sr. Renee Washut, SCL 1989 - Jim & Mary Margret McNerney 1990 - Nick Holaves 1991 - Jerry Witthar 1992 - Frank Canino 1993 - Virginia Eckart, Doug Morgan and Marina O’Sullivan 1994 - Larry & Jeanne Cascone 1995 - Sr. Regina Mary Link, SCL 1996 - Marty Wessinger 1997 - Jesse & Phyllis Valenciano 1998 - Dr. William Duensing, Jr. and Dolores Lorenz 1999 - Terri Sheldon Merrill and Michael Miller 2000 - John Wooldridge 2001 - Edward Carlin 2002 - Mark & Julie Longwell and Greg & Carmen Vap 2003 - Bob & Linda Brandom 2004 - Al & Susan Christifano and Howard & Mary Scott 2005 - Jimmy & Sara Cascone and Mary Reichert 2006 - Mike & Dana Schwartz 2007 - Kathy Armilio and Ann Smith 2008 - Leanora DiCapo and Sr. Mary Sharon Verbeck 2009 - David Slater 2010 - Anne Goblet and Fr. Mike Roach 2011 - Deborah Thompson 2012 - Rick & Jan Gavin and Marie Sears 2013 - Jim Schulenberg 2014 - Barbara Witherow 2015 - Savina Lee and Lana Carlson 2016 - Greg Ringel 2017 - Gary Schmitz and Les Whisler

Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award

Warren Robertson and Rose Donnici Simone (86)

2004 - Jeff & Cathy Barron 2005 - Jesse Valenciano 2006 - Mike LoMonaco 2007 - John Holton 2008 - Mary Scott 2009 - Steve Schmidt 2010 - Sherree Porter-Grindel 2011 - Colleen Roberts 2012 - Joe & Janice Monachino 2013 - Al Babich and Dan Matthys 2014 - Elaine Heffley 2015 - Joe Shultz 2016 - Susan Teson 2017 - Mark Huke and Shelley Pileggi


School News

Around School.... Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce: Excellence in Education Banquet The Northland community gathers

A+ Program now available at St. Pius X High School Be-

The Northland Catholic Schools honored the following in the Excellence in Teaching Category: Sarah Neal (St. Patrick), Katie Baker (St. Gabriel), Inger Condit (St. Therese) and Gary Schmitz (St. Pius X).

The A+ Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to the eligible graduate to attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school, or certain private twoyear vocational/technical schools. In addition, some Missouri Universities will honor the A+ designation with a Scholarship of their own.

annually at KCI Expo to honor teachers, support staff, administrators, volunteers and businesses that support education. In April, the Northland Catholic Schools were well represented among the Northland School Districts.

Honored in the Service to Education Category: Linda Krickle (St. Charles), Teri Taylor (St. Gabriel), and Elva Clevenger (St. Patrick). Cheryl Maslowski Ross (91) was honored as a Volunteer in Support of Education category and JoMarie Bertoncin of Bertoncin Media was honored as the NCS Business in Support of Education category. Alec Tapia, SPX Senior received a $500 Scholarship from the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce. The business sponsoring Alec’s scholarship was Heart of America Catering/Bob Lohmeyer. Thank you to the Chamber for supporting this annual event. Each year, the KCI Expo is filled with over 800 educators, staff, volunteers, and friends, making it the largest event of it’s kind in Missouri. Congratulations to those listed above and thank you to all of our wonderful teachers, staff, volunteers, and business partners who make our Northland Catholic Schools the best! (Photo Below)


ginning with the graduating class of 2017, Missouri expanded the A+ Scholarship Program to non-public high schools. In the first year of private school eligibility, three St. Pius X students earned the A+ Scholarship designation after completing the program requirements.

Congratulations to Isabel Ringel and Jillian Nolan for receiving the A+ Scholarship. Both are attending Maple Woods Community College. Kathryne Pearson also met the A+ Scholarship requirements and received an A+ Recognition Scholarship from Missouri State University.

The Kauffman Foundation - KC Scholars The Kauffman Foundation launched a new college savings program in 2016 called KC Scholars. In the inaugural year, four St. Pius X students were accepted into the program: Zac Racy (photo on opposite page), Adrianna Wendel, Emmy Chirpich, and Lily Calandrino. The students will receive funding for college and will have the opportunity to work with college counselors from KC Scholars and attend events and activities within the program to assist them as they prepare for college.

The Spring Warriors ended with some great victories in 2017, including Women’s Soccer earning 4th in State! (Photo

opposite page)

Other notable spring sports achievements, included track victories: Sean Bryant (17) - 15th in the 800 meter run at the Kansas Relays; Joey Lynch - Conference Champion in the 400 meter dash; Joey Lynch, Sean Bryant, Joe Ross (17), and Jacob Tomc (17) - District Champs in the 4x800 relay; Isabel Ringel (17), Sarah Niblock, Grace Brockman , and Tori White - 5th in the 4x100 relay at the Sectional meet; and Antoinette Mussorici - 6th at the Sectional meet. Golf had a great season with a district win at Smithville and advanced to sectionals. Two golfers, Nick Chaszar (17) and Cole Elling made it to state in Sedalia where Elling finished 9th and was a medalist. (Photo Below) SPX students competed in the State Music Festival and earned high honors in April. State Soloists: Rosemary Cherian - II, Sarah Koster (17) - I, Sean Bryant (17) - I; Small Ensembles: Koster Misc. 5: Joe Ross (17), Caroline Ramsey (17), Sean Bryant (17), Sarah Koster (17), and John Ryan - I; Gardner Double Quartet: Rosemary Cherian, Sara Watson (17), Sydney Gardner (17), Sara Bryant, Caroline Ramsey (17), Madeleine Quinn (17), Arcadia Mejia (17), and Sarah Koster (17) - II; Cherian Sextet: Sara Watson (17), Sydney Gardner (17), Rosemary Cherian, Arcadia Mejia (17), Sara Bryant, and Sarah Niblock - II. In addition, in the first year participating, the Sarton Singers received a I ranking in the Large Group District Contest. The St. Pius X Scholar Bowl team ended its season at the NAQT Small School National Championship in Chicago in April. They competed against 29 other small private schools from across the country in this event. In the preliminary rounds on Saturday, they won enough matches to qualify for the playoffs for the first time at a National tournament. SPX continued competing on Sunday and finished in 9th place. Matthew Kirk (17) was 19th and Grace Ross (17) was 42nd in individual points among the 170 participants at the tournament. (Photo Below)

SPX Booster Club Alumni, parents and friends of St. Pius X High School have been meeting throughout the summer to form a Booster Club that will support and promote all sports and activity groups at St. Pius X. They kicked off the 2017-2018 school year by hosting the 34th Annual Tommy Simone Youth Football Tournament on August 19th. The football tournament hosted 25 youth football teams, ranging in age from 3rd to 8th grades. Our campus was full of excitement all day and the teams were greeted with St. Pius hospitality. Thank you to all who are helping to form the Booster Club and everyone who spent the day working at the Simone Tourney. We look forward to the next Booster Club event! Student Summer News As the students return to school in

the fall, we celebrate summer accomplishments. Again this year, we had a large group of students and parents go to Guatemala for a week to serve those in need by building stoves and water filtration systems. Students also attended several other educational and leadership institutes and camps throughout the summer months. Kate Pluenneke attended Girls State and Zac Racy attended Boys State. “My experience at Boys State was very beneficial. I learned more about my interests and future goals as well as gaining an understanding about my role in society,” commented Zac Racy. Andrew Hipp attended West Point’s Summer Prospect Camp. This was the second year he attended and was named best upperclassman tight end and defensive lineman at the camp. Several students attended and assisted at Camp Savio, a local Catholic youth camp. “I attended Camp Savio as a middle schooler and it has been a huge part of my faith formation; it’s my pleasure to now give my time back as a counselor. Plus, it’s the most enjoyable part of my summer!” said Olivia DiMaggio.



Warrior Classic Golf Benefit

June 6, 2017

With plenty of food, beverages and a beautiful day to be on the course, The Warrior Classic Golf Benefit once again delivered a fun day for the SPX Community. The tournament is held at the Deuce at the National in early June each year. Golfers begin their day with Scimeca’s Italian Sausages hot off the grill, Hiland ice cream bars, and plenty of cold beverages. Tee-off is at noon. As they finish, Pizza Shoppe has made a delivery and they enjoy dinner while waiting for the scores to be tabulated. Funds are primarily raised through sponsorships and player fees. There are also mulligans and raffle tickets to purchase the day of the event. All of the food and beverages are donated which helps keep costs down. Proceeds from the Golf Tournament help offset the costs of the new tuition discounts offered to families this year. This year was the first school year that we implemented tuition discounts for alumni, tithing parishioners and large families. Thank you to everyone who supported the 26th Annual Golf Benefit. We are so grateful to all of our players, sponsors, and volunteers for helping us raise nearly $35,000 to benefit St. Pius X High School.

Please consider supporting those businesses that support SPX! The golf sponsors are listed on page 21.

2017 Alumni Trophy Winners: Steve Messina (81), Chris Beaubien (14), Larry Messina (73), and Trey Keilbey

These tuition discounts were created by the Board of Directors beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. Funds are raised to off-set the cost of providing the discounts, called the “Fill the Gap” Campaign. Proceeds from the 2017 Golf Tournament were directed to the Fill the Gap Campaign as well. Thank you to everyone who supported the Warrior Classic and the Fill The Gap Campaign directly. Your assistance ensures that we can continue to offer tuition discounts to our school families.


Fr. Jerry Waris and Bill Duensing, Jr. (69)

Andrew Quintero (91) and Ray Chirpich (90)

Greg & Michele Plumb

Kyle Haas, Mike Schwartz (78), Scott Schwartz (80) and Chris Weishar. Thanks to Chris Weishar of Accent Advertising for his assistance each year coordinating the giveaways for the Warrior Classic. Chris also serves as our MC at the banquet -- Thank you, Chris for your long-term commitment to St. Pius X and the Golf Tournament. Also, a big thank you to Kyle Haas (husband of Sarah Schwartz ‘06) for assisting the Advancement Office with video production over the summer!



Genevieve Berg Memorial The Kansas City Collection was created in memory of Mrs. Genevieve Berg, SPX English Teacher. Mrs. Berg taught for 25 years at St. Pius X (1957-1982). She was the head of the English Department for 18 of those years. English literature, particularly the works of Shakespeare, was her passion. Throughout her years at St. Pius X, she spent hours dedicated to numerous extra-curricular activities. She choreographed school musicals, took students on field trips to plays, served as a cheerleading sponsor, helped start a parents’ booster club and planned graduation ceremonies and awards banquets. She once said: “Whatever they needed to have done and didn’t have anyone to do, I did it.” In 1982, the year she retired, she was awarded the Giuseppe Sarto Award for outstanding service to the school. Mrs. Berg passed away in January of 2017. With memorial donations from friends and family, Mrs. Berg’s family chose to continue her legacy by providing students long-lasting resources in the form of books. The Kansas City Collection represents books intended for research into the ethnic and general histories of Kansas City. It will be cherished for years to come by the St. Pius X and greater Kansas City communities.

Remembering Sister Regina Mary Link, SCL Sr. Regina Mary Link, SCL passed away on June 4, 2017, at Ross Hall, Mother House, Leavenworth, KS. As her obituary reads and many alumni will remember, “she was a quiet, gentle woman of faith with a heart of gold.” Sr. Regina Mary, or “Sr. Mary Library” as we have heard her called, was the librarian for a combined 23 years at St. Pius X. She began her service to SPX in 1965 as librarian and religion teacher. She then served schools in Montana from 1968 to 1977 when she returned to St. Pius X, where she stayed until her retirement in 1997. She was presented the Giuseppe Sarto Award in 1995 for her dedication to students and St. Pius X. In addition, when the school was

renovated in the late 1990’s, the library was named in her honor. An excerpt from the SartoNews Summer 1995, honoring Sr. Regina Mary: “Sr. Regina Mary is a most worthy recipient of an award that recognizes dedication to students, Catholic education, leadership, and service to schools and community. As an invaluable resource person to students and staff, and the resident school historian, sister lives out these qualities in many ways. She co-sponsors the Academic Team, compiles alumni news for “Focusing on PiHi grads”, and keeps the school’s audio visual equipment in good working order. Sister, St. PIus’ number 1 fan, can always be found in the stands cheering the Warriors on. What Sister calls hobbies (recycling, reading and gardening/ yardwork) seem to the rest of the St. Pius X community, to be areas of great service. She seldom misses a tidbit in the newspapers about members of the St. Pius X community and keeps everyone informed. She often shares her reading “finds” related to education and specific subject matter with appropriate staff persons. The walk from her apartment to SPX always includes collecting aluminum cans, trash, or pulling a few weeds along the way. Aluminum can receptacles around the school are placed and emptied in large part by Sr. Regina Mary. Most of the green plants in school know the loving touch of her green thumb. Dozens of dieffenbachia plants have been sprouted by a single plant by Sister.

From June 2010 Appreciation Dinner - Jean Trapp (Deceased Sept. 2016), Sr. Mary Sharon Verbeck, and Sr. Regina Mary Link. All past Giuseppe Sarto Honorees.


Most deserving of the Giuseppe Sarto Award, Sr. Regina Mary lives out her love of God, for humanity, and for St. Pius X in all she does.”

In Memoriam Alumni

David Bruns, Class of 1976, passed away July 21, 2017. Daniel Irving, Class of 1968, brother of Jim (65), Richard, Patrick, John, Donna Duyck (66), Diane Hartman, Cathy Whitney, Mary, and Carol Guthrie, and husband of Linda, passed away May 9, 2017. Robert Macrorie, Class of 1959, brother of Kenneth (59 deceased) and husband of Susan passed away January 30, 2017. Ruth Ann Jenkins Deister, Class of 1960, sister of William Jenkins (63 deceased), passed away February 25, 2017. Judy Ann Bolsenga Deming, Class of 1960, sister of John Michael (63 deceased), and husband of Henry passed away December15, 2016. John Gregory Dorsey, Class of 1961, brother of Pamela Costa (63), Elaine Yankunas (66), Betty Anton (68), Bill (72 deceased), and husband of Carolyn passed away March 20, 2017. Steve Glorioso, Class of 1965, husband of Regina, passed away September 14, 2017.

Joan Marie Hedges Johnson, Class of 1968, sister of Jackie Thompson (65) passed away February 21, 2017. Maureen McCleary, Class of 1970, sister of John McCleary (68); Bill McCleary (83),Cindy Dorrell, Susan Simms (78), and wife of Craig Rice passed away April 21, 2017. Brandon Russell, Class of 2000, son of Dr. Steven Lee Russell, Patty (Beaubien) Russell and brother of Dr. Evan Russell (03), Lauren Russell and Katlyn Russell passed away April 8, 2017. David Schwendinger, Class of 1965, passed away April 25, 2015. Each year we honor all of our deceased alumni at the Alumni Commemoration Mass. Please join us.

Alumni Commemoration Mass November 2nd 7:00 p.m. St. Pius X High School

Friends Teresa Armato, mother of Joseph (81), Andrew, and Jennie Armato-Lucia and Mary T. Dawson passed away May 5, 2017.

Kenneth Magers, father of Stephen (09) and husband of Ramona, passed away July 1, 2017.

Josephine Clear, mother of Charlene Dunphy (66), Terri Johnson (77), Kim Lund (78), Tami Allen (80), passed away July 21, 2017. Josephine and Charles (dec.) are Pillars of St. Pius X.

Louise Monaco, mother of Louie II (73) passed away June 27, 2017. Louise and Louie (dec.) are Pillars of St. Pius X.

Allen Dunn, father of Brad (74), Abra Massuci (78), Doyle (80) and husband of Margie, passed away May 12, 2017. Mary Fierst, mother of Ed, Kay Bryant (61), Bob (66), Gerry (68 dec.), Therese Matthys (69), Patty Whelchel (79), and Debbie Schmidt (82), passed away May 22, 2017. Jeanette Glynn, mother of Barbara Swanson (65) and Roger passed away April 24, 2017. Joseph Albert Harbison, father of Jim (62 dec.), Paul (65), Jerry (70), Mary, Barbara Cohen, passed away November 29, 2016. Joseph and Agnes (dec.) are Pillars of St. Pius X. Maria Leocadia Floriano Hernandez, mother of Jeanette Prenger (78), Mary Lynn O’Connor (80), Rick Hernandez (82), Lilly Winkeljohn (83), Jesse Hernandez (86), Dr. Kim-Marie O’Driscoll, and wife of Richard passed away March 6, 2017. Virginia Hogberg, mother of John and Janice Monachino (82) passed away May 5, 2017. Sister Regina Mary Link, SCL passed away June 4, 2017. Ed Ludwig, father of Kristin, Tonya, Rick, Mark (01) and Sara (03); son of Patricia; brother of Mike, Jerry (72), Kathy (74), Rick (75), John (76), Tom (77), Mary (79), Carolyn (80), Doug (82), Cindy (86), Chris (90), and Tim (94); and husband of Debra Ludwig, passed away June 18, 2017.

Reverend Monsignor Joseph Anthony Mancuso, passed away April 14, 2017. Joseph “Joe” Ragusa, father of Maria, Carl (86), Paula O’Rear (88) and husband of Gerry passed away March 1, 2017. William T. “Bill” Roach, father of William, Jr. (63), Jean (64), Joan Gibbs (64), Robert (65), Susan Winingham (67), Rev. Michael (71), Janice Brimer (73), Barbara Still (75), and David, passed away March 31, 2017. William and Helen (dec.) are Pillars of St. Pius X. Courtney Marie (Campbell) Robbins, daughter of Marylou Gann Campbell (66) passed away April 22, 2017. Neil E. Sammon, stepfather of Mary Louise (Erbacher) Morris (62), Kathy Erbacher (66), Nancy Erbacher Julian (72) & Ann Erbacher Grey (75), passed away July 15, 2017. Anna Marie Scarcello, mother of Joseph Scarcello (70 dec.) and Bonita Mackedanz passed away August 25, 2017. Sylvia A. Simone, mother of John G. (86), Julie A. Hughes (87) and wife of John J. passed away April 29, 2017. Pamela Stoddart, mother of Katie Klockau (05), Kit Klockau (07), Jack Stoddart (SPX Senior) and wife of Mike passed away September 3, 2017.



Alumni News Cheryl Davis Lee (61) and David Kreimer (61) enjoyed a visit with former SPX Science teacher Sr. Mary Denise.

Harold Taegel (67) Resides in a Virginia suburb of Washington, DC. He has been married for 34 years, has three adult daughters and one grandchild. Harold is still working as a chief spokesperson in labor contract negotiations with unions and has negotiated labor contracts in 34 states and 3 Canadian provinces. His interests are major league baseball (Washington Nationals and still follow the Kansas City Royals), politics and current events, and travel. Rick Ludwig (75), Tim Presko (76), and Joe Presko Jr. (68), three St. Pius X alumni, were inducted into the Ban Johnson Baseball Hall of Fame on August 28, 2017 at the Shoal Creek Golf Course in Kansas City, Missouri. Ban Johnson is Kansas City’s premier summer collegiate baseball league. For the first time in its storied 90-year history, the league inducted its most elite teams and players into its hall of fame this summer. Rick, Tim, (players) and Joe (coach) on the three-time champion Boyle’s Famous Corned Beef team that won titles in 1976, ‘77, and ‘78.

David Cearley (77) Out of the 1000+ analysts at Gartner only 30 have been designated as a “Gartner Fellow”. As a Gartner Fellow David explores emerging technology trends focusing on “what comes after what comes next” in the technology world. Father Michael J. Guastello (90), was ordained at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Kansas City, Kansas, on May 27th. Father Guastello graduated this spring from the University of St. Mary of the Lake-Mundelein Seminary in Chicago. He is now an associate pastor of the Church of Ascension in Overland Park, KS. Sister Mariela Stodden (05) made her Final Profession on August 2nd as a Sister of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George. Sister Mariela has been a high school teacher in Champaign, Illinois for the last three years. She now has a new position as the Postulant Director. Elena DiMiceli, MD (2008) Received Doctor of Medicine degree from Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University on April 30, 2017. She began her residency program in emergency medicine at NYU over the summer. Elena was awarded the Worlds Ahead Graduate designation, inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) national honor society for medical students, and inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. (Submitted by Aunt Maria Rovirosa) The Classes of 1982-1983 are holding a Class Reunion on October 28th at 7:00 p.m. at Paul & Jack’s in North Kansas City. For more information, contact Lilly Winkeljohn at

Future Warriors

Laura Schwartz Rogers (02) and husband, Brandon welcomed daughter Gwyneth Ellen on September 17, 2016. She joins siblings, Camille (5), Addison (4), and Charles (1).


Melanie Imlay Rooney (04) and husband Christopher welcomed daughter Harper Schuyler Sue on March 27, 2017. Harper joins big brother Grant.

Matt DiMiceli (06) and wife Ashley welcomed daughter Ryan Madelyn on March 30, 2017. (Submitted by Aunt Maria Rovirosa ‘72)

Melissa Daniels Montesano (02) and husband Kurt welcomed son Joshua Anthony on July 6, 2017. He joins big brother Vincent.

The 2017 Alumni Phonathon was a great success! We are so thankful for the many volunteers that take time out of their busy schedule to help us raise funds to subsidize the tuition driven operating budget of our school. Again, this year, Sabin (80) and Angel Badami (82) Yanez served as our Co-Chairs for the Alumni Phonathon. Our gratitude goes out to all of our phonathon volunteers listed below for their exceptional service to St. Pius X. 1964 Ron Marchisio 1965 Barbara Mitchell Carroll 1965 Kathleen Stodden Enochs 1965 Patrice Robinson Priestley 1965 Colleen Devolder Roberts 1965 Jesse Valenciano 1966 Al Babich 1966 Kathleen Jeselnik Hall 1966 Daniel Matthys 1967 Maurice DeVolder 1968 Mark Huke 1968 Shelley Pileggi 1968 Stephen Schmidt 1968 Karen Vutich 1969 Tony & Barbara Schultz Zimmerman 1970 Dennis Kissinger 1970 George Koppe 1970 Linda Porter Mahoney 1970 Maureen McCleary (deceased April 2017) 1970 Joan Schmidt Rabe 1971 Martha Caster Green 1971 Linda Lober Hinds 1971 Patricia Jennings Morton 1972 Rick & Sherree Ellerman Grindel 1974 Kathleen Ford 1974 Toni Patti Pence 1974 Joseph Shultz 1975 Anne Tomczuk Fields 1975 Donna Cash Patti 1976 Janet Yonkos Petit 1976 Mary Yanez Reichert 1978 Rosalie Teson Kenney 1978 Michael Schwartz 1980 Molly Wooldridge Doherty 1980 Savina Balano Lee 1980 Sabin Yanez 1981 Joe Monachino, Jr. 1981 Gregory Ringel 1982 Janice Hogberg Monachino 1982 Dana Johnson Nolan 1982 Kelly Adams Tomczuk 1982 Angel Badami Yanez 1983 William McCleary 1984 Michael Witherow 1986 Stanley Hoffman 1986 John Perlik 1989 Robert Widman 1990 Steve & Lisa Nardella Nelson 1994 Jennifer Quarrato Davis

1994 Sarah Carr Wright 1996 Brett & Liz Litras Sharp 1997 Matt Strobbe 1998 Amanda Valenciano McConnell 1998 Rebecca Pugh VanDyke 2001 Kristi Cuda 2001 Ashley Majors Presko 2001 Teresa Witherow Wilson 2002 Amy Butner Hogan 2002 Nancy Christifano O'Rourke 2002 Maggie Pfeifer Sego 2006 Sarah Schwartz Haas 2006 Kristen Farrell Mace Non Alumni Doris Carr Dolores Lorenz Bob & Mary Ann Litras

Happy 55th Birthday Sabin! Thank you to Sabin and Angel Badami Yanez for being the 2017 Phonathon Co-Chairs!



Thank You Your generosity to St. Pius X insures that we can continue to stay strong

in our mission to educate each of our students spiritually, academically, socially and physically. May God bless each of our benefactors for their gifts of time, talent and treasure. Thank you for helping us raise $260,028 with your donations to the annual fund, scholarship fund, golf tournament, endowment fund, fill the gap, academic departments, and athletics. This listing includes donations made between July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

Class of 1959 Amount $759.00 Graduates 28 Donors 4 Participation 14% Sisters of Charity Club Ralph Eynard St. Pius X Guild Diane Walsh Jokerst Friends of St. Pius X Carol Tiedtka Mango Clifford Mitchell Class of 1960 Amount $1,130.00 Graduates 47 Donors 11 Participation 23% St. Pius X Guild Judith Bromberg James Butler Patricia Miller Copenhaver Janet Stark DeMayo Margaret Sousley Goodwin Carol Hinds Sandra Smithmier Macrorie Richard Stallbaumer Friends of St. Pius X Joyce Stark Federhofer Patricia O'Neill Hobson Margaret Scholz Petitt


Contribution Levels

Pope Pius X Club $5,000 and Over Bishop’s Council $2,500 to $4,999 Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society $1,000 to $2,499 Sisters of Charity Club $500 to $999 St. Pius X Guild $100 to $499 Friends of SPX under $99 Richard Kistner Janet Nelson Melson Eric Orson Conni Peters Roberson Friends of St. Pius X Lynda Eckert Gorman Cheryl Scholz Jones Joe O'Brien

Class of 1961 Amount $600.00 Graduates 53 Donors 9 Participation 17% St. Pius X Guild Lawrence Chirpich Cheryl Davis Lee John Ploth Glen Smith Friends of St. Pius X Rita Kendzora Abbott Janice Gampper Ager Betty Gorman Laber Harriett Shannon Nerad Teresa Brewer Westman

Class of 1963 Amount $4,357.50 Graduates 87 Donors 17 Participation 20% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Melvin Herl Kay Chirpich Kosnik John Tripp St. Pius X Guild Mary Covey Closser Robert Holmes Daniel Kreimer Diana DeFeo Marchisio Virginia Barron Rau William Roach Friends of St. Pius X Kathleen Moore Donley Jeff Dunfee Michael & Marilyn Maxwell Farmer Richard Hayde Patricia Donahue Prestia Carolyn Schwind Trembacz Osmar Vizcarra

Class of 1962 Amount $1,895.00 Graduates 61 Donors 12 Participation 20% St. Pius X Guild Joan Schembri Butler Rick Callahan Donald Dunlop James Grabowski David Hackathorn

Class of 1964 Amount $1,510.00 Graduates 103 Donors 18 Participation 17% St. Pius X Guild Paul Boyd Tanna Muzingo Gotses John Herr Carol Peters Lindsay David Loetel

Ron Marchisio Michael Merl Steve Rau Larry Simon Anthony Simone Friends of St. Pius X Ronald Broderick Connie Licavoli Fleming Nancy Raczynski Goodman Rhonda Brinkman Honeycutt Mary Gorman Kelley Susan Kiefer Gregory Koppe Thomas Nugent Class of 1965 Amount $7,422.50 Graduates 156 Donors 59 Participation 38% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Stan Guillaume Theresa Johnson Myers Jesse Valenciano Sisters of Charity Club William Bauer St. Pius X Guild Victoria Lispi Anderson Janet Schupfer Barnett Janet Brenneman Patrick Cannavan Barbara Mitchell Carroll Kathleen Landry Crabtree Thomas Dunlop Mike Falbo Robert Fennell James Flanagan Richard Gaik Cindy Stegeman Hoenig Phil Koppe Kathleen Perry MacDonald Paula Staley Marcoux Peter May Donna Waldman Montgomery Anna Duff Morrison

Pamela Kanan Peugh Carolyn Schembri Pisciotta Robert Polito Robert Roach Paul Sirchia Rosanne Lowry Stewart Joe Valenciano Sharon Pickernell Wright Friends of St. Pius X Darlene Cowper Baker Lynne Morris Barlow Patricia Kelley Beach Paula Pursell Bechtold Barbara Rinke Becker William Burns Cathleen Stegeman Doherty Maria Rodriguez Dunfee Kathleen Stodden Enochs Frank Gabel Christine Sauro Gregory Michael Lancaster Joseph Maggio Karen Motter McGreer Jerome Murphy Janet Robinson Pape Patrice Robinson Priestley Larry & Carol Callahan Proctor Dane & Colleen DeVolder Roberts Karen Stanley Schlipman Sylvia Arango Smith Steve Smithmier Barbara Glynn Swanson Jean McLaughlin Tipton Stephen Vaughn Linda Sullivan Wilber Rose Mary Macaluso Williams Class of 1966 Amount $6,201.00 Graduates 132 Donors 46 Participation 35% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Al Babich Sisters of Charity Club Patricia Geiger Jarchow Ken & JoAnne Kemper Karr Friends of St. Pius X James Barry Robert Bromberg Charlene Clear Dunphy Cheryl Mudd Ehler Dolores Duff Gaik Kathleen Jeselnik Hall Theresa Spruytte Hampton Patricia Flanigan Herr Jeanne Smith Hoferer Douglas Littlejohn Michael LoMonaco Daniel Matthys

Richard Rau Drayton Riley Michael Roe Joyce Gampper Stephenson Linda Wineland Wehmueller Connie Kobby Young Glenn Young Friends of St. Pius X Cason Birmingham Richard Brier Martin Broderick Rozanna Bilello Cambiano Marylou Gann Campbell Frances LaRocca Catalano Paula Tyrrell Daub Kathryn Erbacher Mary Ellen Schwind Goldsmith Larry Higdon Barbara Werner Joyce Barbara Mangiaracina Mayer Cathy Griggs Newton Charles Nunley Stephen Orlich John & Barbara Schmitz Owen Kathleen Hake Pinkham Sharon Mosiman Pope Patricia Brzuchalski Ross Timothy Ruth Linda Ost Scholdberg Michael Vagnino Class of 1967 Amount $3,215.00 Graduates 124 Donors 31 Participation 25% Sisters of Charity Club Patti Gibb St. Pius X Guild Bert Bertoncin Jerry Binkley Pamela Bowman Castor Leonard Damiano Maurice DeVolder Joe & Ann Gosoroski Farkas Marilyn Beaubien Fender Kathleen Hallows Forck Patricia Hughes Larry & Patti O'Connor Janacaro Justin Lowry Michael Pate Janet Werner Shebetka Michael Strobbe Marvin & Kathy Kemper Teson Michael Toyne Friends of St. Pius X George Gallup Chris & Rita Norton Hamilton Ronald Lewis Donna Paulsell Mason Teresa Wunderlich Mathews Catherine Farrar Morton Kathleen Karr Perry Kathleen Shannon Janet Kissinger Williamson Susan Roach Winingham Class of 1968 Amount $4,100.00 Graduates 138 Donors 28 Participation 20% Sisters of Charity Club John Heshion John McCleary Gregory Stine ~ In Honor of Shelley Pileggi St. Pius X Guild

Frances Lale Carman Melissa Berg Harmon Mark Huke Paul Kirkham Nancy Lober Krohn Kathleen Murphy James Pickernell Virginia Sciolaro Sandgren Salvatore Schembri Stephen Schmidt Edith Moretina Simone William Smith James Stark Friends of St. Pius X Cynthia Patti Armato Barbara Franano Paula Cofield Gallegos Kathleen Sweeney Hora Linda Knoll Ann Schmidt Mertes Anthony Pearson Roger Pickert Susan Schroeder David Tyrrell Loren Umscheid Karen Vutich Class of 1969 Amount $2,620.00 Graduates 134 Donors 16 Participation 12% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society James O'Laughlin Sisters of Charity Club Tom Balachowski St. Pius X Guild William Duensing John Farkas Daniel Galetti Dan Griggs David Hughes Mark Marchisio Jan Hinds Meyer Michael Svetlic Tony & Barbara Shultz Zimmerman Friends of St. Pius X Frank & Nancy Schulte LaRocca Thomas Polito John Tutorino Class of 1970 Amount $1,895.00 Graduates 114 Donors 30 Participation 26% Sisters of Charity Club Christine Horning Balachowski St. Pius X Guild Charles Cacioppo James Doran Karen Huke Griggs Susan Logghe Grimes Dennis Kissinger George Koppe Mary Jo Nelson Schumacher Friends of St. Pius X Mary Shultz Baker Philip & Jackie Morrow Brady Mary Pat Kemper Destefano John Donahue Louis Dunham Kelly Finn Debra Donnelson Ford Mary Jo Simone Giacomo Linda Porter Mahoney Carolyn Manzo Concetta Scavuzzo McCombs

Patrick Murphy Joan Anderson Nimtz Margaret Pickert Paesch Joan Schmidt Rabe James Schelstrate Patrick Schmidt Ronald & Debbie O'Laughlin Sieve Anna Burns Welnick Mary C. Wyatt Ewert Class of 1971 Amount $3,467.50 Graduates 125 Donors 30 Participation 24% Sisters of Charity Club Betty Nickel Korte Fr. Mike Roach St. Pius X Guild Barbara Alderton George Bukaty Tony Drees Kathleen Galway Friend Barbara Zeller Hofstetter Dennis Johnson Bill & Barbara Gauer Kerwin Marla Thomas Mirabile Patricia Jennings Morton Elizabeth Doran Pittman Edward & Mary Kay Messina Schumacher Gary Sullivan Ronald Teson Donald & Cindy Pernice Waldman Friends of St. Pius X Chad Barrow Mary Tomczuk Broderick Martha Caster Green Mary Thompson Hott Sid Jordan Linda Lober Hinds Daniel Monaghan William Oelklaus William Ost Victoria Sparks Rosemary Barber Vitale Class of 1972 Amount $3,685.00 Graduates 111 Donors 26 Participation 23% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Susan Baker Teson Sisters of Charity Club Richard & Sherree Ellerman Grindel St. Pius X Guild Nancy Kissinger Bailey Linda Falco Brandom Theresa Linnane Buchholtz Claire Cardello Capra Mark Laughlin Janet Wright Milbrath James O'Halloran JoAnn Russo Race Maria Rovirosa Julianna Totta Drees Friends of St. Pius X Dominick Armato James Babich Stephen Clark Joanne Favre Michael & Susan Lawler Himmel Mike Honeycutt Jerrold Ludwig Terry & Gina Gianchino Presko Edward Shultz Dwight Sutphin

Paul Vescovo Class of 1973 Amount $3,255.00 Graduates 126 Donors 22 Participation 17% Sisters of Charity Club Tom & Colleen Fitzgibbon Mackin Keith Wunsch St. Pius X Guild Brenda Fuson Barnett Ava Waechter Ellis Steve & Claudia Ernst Gosoroski Scott & Susie Humar Keilbey Mark Lenz Larry & Kathleen Donegan Messina Louis Monaco Friends of St. Pius X Diane Reichert Aubrey Janice Roach Brimer Paul Ensch Kathleen Baker Johnson Debby Drackert Lightner Joseph McGillin Mary Sutphin Montoya Kevin O'Reilly Bill Stump Class of 1974 Amount $6,622.50 Graduates 112 Donors 30 Participation 27% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Mark Douglas Frank Pallas Sisters of Charity Club Anthony Grindel St. Pius X Guild Jeff & Cathy DiBenedetto Barron Michele Adams Dunham Kathleen Ford Jane Duensing Gumpert Carl Pace Patricia Wooldridge Robinson Joseph Shultz Rose Mary Arello Sullivan Anne Duensing Tessalone Jo Rita DeGrado West Friends of St. Pius X Sara Lyons Belisle Christal Cone Anna Binns Coomes Brad Dunn Mary Phemister Faulkenberry Gail VanCompernolle Hacker John Hurd Teresa Monaghan Marcia Oelklaus Patrick Othic Toni Patti Pence Lynn Kemper Pettus Dianna O'Brien Scott Peggy Sullivan Steven Warger Janice Zeller Zwiegel Class of 1975 Amount $3,730.00 Graduates 130 Donors 30 Participation 23% Sisters of Charity Club Jim & Ann Tomczuk Fields Kevin & Vita Martino O'Rourke St. Pius X Guild Theresa Walter Butel


Class of 1975 continued... Nancy Matthys Butner Mark Capra Synda Stark Crawford Kevin Donahue Kim Dunfee Linda Estrada Richard Ludwig Thomas McGillin Daniel Morrissey Donna Cash Patti William Popa Jeffrey Ryan Mary King Scott Barbara Roach Still Tim Wooldridge Friends of St. Pius X Deborah Connell Arthur Anna Christifano Balestrere Joanne Teson Comiskey Dana Capps Eckert Mary Savocca Gigliotti Bob Kobby Kevin Scanlon Chris & Julia Messina Schembri Christine Ekberg Wilensky Class of 1976 Amount $2,555.00 Graduates 127 Donors 25 Participation 20% St. Pius X Guild Michael Elsey Richard Harlow Louis Lipari Charles McKeon Sandi Messina-McMurtry Janet Yonkos Petit Timothy Presko Steven Quinn Steve & Mary Yanez Reichert James & Trish Schumacher Stephen Thomas Beth Kaiser Vaughn Friends of St. Pius X Jack Burns Glenn Courtney Phyllis Accurso Davis Mark Dennis Salvatore Donze Mari Maybrier


Scott Morris Joseph Rinella Joe Somoza Ginni Martino Steele Margaret Cacioppo Williams Class of 1977 Amount $3,016.06 Graduates 131 Donors 11 Participation 8% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Louise Wynne Tritt Sisters of Charity Club Al & Susan Hoffman Christifano Thomas Dixon Jill Adams Knight St. Pius X Guild Fr. Thomas Ludwig Timothy Miller Friends of St. Pius X Christopher Anzalone Terri Jo Clear Johnson Rory Rowland Dana Fuson Snider Class of 1978 Amount $1,275.00 Graduates 116 Donors 11 Participation 9% Sisters of Charity Club Michael & Dana Baker Schwartz St. Pius X Guild Marie Ross Joseph Caresio Tim Walter Steven Zollmann Friends of St. Pius X Rose Ann Inzenga Rosalie Teson Kenney Abby Dunn Masucci Teresa Harlan Newton Susan McCleary Simms Class of 1979 Amount $2,085.00 Graduates 127 Donors 11 Participation 7% Sisters of Charity Club Scott Howe

St. Pius X Guild Brian Colgan Debra Dechant Lisa McGillin Ibarra Sam Pisciotta John Schaefer Larry Walter Ed Wenski Friends of St. Pius X Gwen Koehler Ascensio Gregg Morris Patricia Walter Wolfe Class of 1980 Amount $3,195.00 Graduates 111 Donors 29 Participation 26% Sisters of Charity Club Robert Shepherd St. Pius X Guild Tamara Clear Allen Karen Kissinger Bailey Diana Todd Barnett Dominic Brancato James Clossick Molly Wooldridge Doherty Sheryl Leipzig Farnan Mike Hale Diane Horning Jeffries Savina Balano Lee Susan McGillin McIntosh Patrick Power Walter Roseburrough John & Madelyn Whiston Ross Joseph Saitta Philip Schrick Scott Schwartz Stephen Stark Sabin Yanez Friends of St. Pius X Michael Arb Albert Blando Carlos Hernandez Nanette Colwell Moore Carolyn Ludwig Nelson Linda Schwartz Stilley Reta Weber Williams Sharon Wunsch Class of 1981 Amount $12,688.00

Graduates 113 Donors 28 Participation 25% Pope Pius X Club Gregory Ringel Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Mary Baker Belman Thomas Henke Sisters of Charity Club Mark & Carol Dawson Greim Patrick Mayer Julie Weickert Nissen St. Pius X Guild Marie Fontana Brancato Joann Nastav Brown Marta Mazzuca Kaufmann Toni Cipolla Lundak Michael Mahan Joe Monachino, Jr. Patricia Millwood Pate Patricia Gianchino Sapenaro Deanna Hoy Stodden Kevin Tomc Mark Wells Angela Maybrier Wilson Angela Badami Yanez Friends of St. Pius X Pamela Brogoto Sharon Zeller Cureton Mary Teson Fisher Janet Lamb Maruco Carol Kopp Savedra Donna Babich Stock Ann Malaponti VanBuskirk Katrina Burkhead White Class of 1982 Amount $3,266.50 Graduates 105 Donors 22 Participation 21% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Diane Budke St. Pius X Guild Kerry Fasone Christifano Valerie Wenski Gaul Mary LaPuma Giordano Christopher Goulding Lisa Mehmert Hurley Kevin Kaul Andrew Keefer Joseph McNerney

Tim Monachino Janice Hogberg Monachino Dana Johnson Nolan Kevin Roberson Frank Stodden Brett Wilson Friends of St. Pius X Maria Cavaliere Giglio Cathy Helvey Cathy Lamb Richard Ringel Jennifer Farnan Rumbo John Stark Kelly Adams Tomczuk Class of 1983 Amount $2,183.00 Graduates 109 Donors 19 Participation 17% Sisters of Charity Club Chris Monachino St. Pius X Guild John Cahill Louis Christifano Bridget Oelklaus Gering Teresa Smart Hayden William McCleary Karen Hoppers Norton Robert Roseburrough Michelle Stone Greg Wolters Friends of St. Pius X Lori Veselich Farrar Cathie Carr Grant Janice Horning Grubbe Bennie Palmentere Mary Mesmer Ringel Janet Robey-Schwartz Joseph Sciara Christine Cash Wade Paul Williams Class of 1984 Amount $970.00 Graduates 109 Donors 9 Participation 8% Sisters of Charity Club Gregory Tatum St. Pius X Guild Ann Ringel McCoy John Poole Michael & Marcia Kohler Witherow Friends of St. Pius X Richard & Mary Gianchino Hergott Robert Kreicbergs Staci Hagen Whitebread Class of 1985 Amount $705.00 Graduates 99 Donors 7 Participation 7% St. Pius X Guild Margie Bartholomew Langdon Mike Kaul Scott Widman Maureen O'Hare Friends of St. Pius X Robin Schieber Comer DeLyne Johnson Knox Teresa Dunlop Price Class of 1986 Amount $1,437.50 Graduates 105 Donors 12 Participation 11%

Sisters of Charity Club Carl Ragusa St. Pius X Guild Theresa Farris Allred Joseph Arnone Sandra Wunsch Bane Rosetta Scavuzzo Conforti Deborah Cook Florence Stanley Hoffman Friends of St. Pius X Joyce Smart Boeschen Susan VanDee McCoy Cynthia Ludwig Pawlow Sheryl Goulding Sweetwood Janel Haake Wright Class of 1987 Amount $505.00 Graduates 81 Donors 7 Participation 9% St. Pius X Guild David Bernard Christine Stanley Bohr Joseph Capra Christy Cascio Hartner Tina Koch Kaul Friends of St. Pius X Julie Kobolt Black Toni Molle Cherrito Class of 1988 Sisters of Charity Club Jane Ringel Stessman Friends of St. Pius X Kimberli Hitchcock Deves Class of 1989 Amount $6,337.50 Graduates 66 Donors 15 Participation 23% Pope Pius X Club Joe Ross St. Pius X Guild Paula Barba Kenneth Dunst Vince & Toni Pace Mussorici Jack Restivo Michael Schrick Robert Widman Friends of St. Pius X Laura Bernard Bonar

Frank Cherrito Lawrence Donnici Joann Rima Palmentere Joseph Witherow Sean Wright Joseph Zuppardo Class of 1990 Amount $4,095.00 Graduates 82 Donors 13 Participation 16% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Todd Beardman Steve & Lisa Nardella Nelson Sister of Charity Club Daniel Rau St. Pius X Guild Lisa Burak Cowdrey Matthew Janning Cesar Millan Vincent Pernice Dominick Rucereto Christie Stringer Witthar Friends of St. Pius X Sherri Marchisio Brown Angela Capra Angelia Armentrout Ewing Class of 1991 Amount $2,100.00 Graduates 86 Donors 4 Participation 5% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Julie Hoban Hansen St. Pius X Guild Chrissy Campobasso Payne Amy Valenciano Torres Brian Witthar Class of 1992 Amount $800.00 Graduates 74 Donors 4 Participation 5% Sisters of Charity Club Joe Janacaro St. Pius X Guild Kelly Ann Cannavan Bjork Matt Haynes Friends of St. Pius X Carl Molle

Class of 1993 Amount $340.00 Graduates 71 Donors 3 Participation 4% St. Pius X Guild Ann Sirridge Nicholson Jennifer Svetlecic Friends of St. Pius X Anna Witherow Christello Class of 1994 Amount $2,840.00 Graduates 59 Donors 5 Participation 8% Bishop's Council Brian Cannavan St. Pius X Guild Justin Iske Jennifer Quarrato Davis Caterina Zuppardo Rodriguez Toby Coons Class of 1995 Amount $210.00 Graduates 33 Donors 3 Participation 9% St. Pius X Guild Quinn Knabe Friends of St. Pius X Amy Janning Bingham Wally & Laura Walterbach Fish Class of 1996 Amount $2,812.50 Graduates 44 Donors 9 Participation 20% Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Daniel Fager-George Sister of Charity Club John Pullan Scott Teson St. Pius X Guild Pam Walterbach Devling Brett & Liz Litras Sharp Friends of St. Pius X Dawn Imperiale Brandom James Florez Philip Guettermann


Class of 1997 Amount $607.50 Graduates 59 Donors 6 Participation 10% St. Pius X Guild Brian Devling Michelle Frew LaBruzzo Michael Rucereto Melissa Lusero Springer Friends of St. Pius X Anthony Benyo Matthew Iske Class of 1998 Amount $1,305.00 Graduates 50 Donors 9 Participation 18% St. Pius X Guild Dennis Copeland P.J. Guastello Vito LaBruzzo James Mancuso Emily Allen Manning Amanda Valenciano McConnell Michael Sansone Rebecca Pugh VanDyke Annie Destefano Yates Class of 1999 Amount $1,222.50 Graduates 68 Donors 7 Participation 10% Sisters of Charity Club Darren Prenger St. Pius X Guild Michael Amador William & Katie Sirridge Duensing Friends of St. Pius X Matthew Brandom Katie Litras Erin Kerwin Stipanovich Class of 2000 Amount $655.00 Graduates 67 Donors 6 Participation 9% St. Pius X Guild JoMarie Travis Guastello Tom Race James Reyes Adam Scott Kendall Tomes Friends of St. Pius X Christopher Mendez


Class of 2001 Amount $1,287.50 Graduates 83 Donors 11 Participation 13% Sisters of Charity Club Joel Blevins St. Pius X Guild John-Paul Armilio Kristi Cuda Lisa Drummond Dube Michael & Toni Arens Farrell Neal Lawless Missy Petit Jennifer Dorsey Rucereto Friends of St. Pius X Julie Orlich Hawkins Valerie Weishar

Class of 2002 Amount $9,885.00 Graduates 90 Donors 10 Participation 11% Pope Pius X Club Eric Guettermann St. Pius X Guild Michael Badalucco Jennifer Capra John Dicapo Amy Butner Hogan Laura Schwartz Rogers Brian Walterbach Friends of St. Pius X Nick Lammers Melissa Daniels Montesano Maggie Pfeifer Sego Class of 2003 Sisters of Charity Club Chris Ross Class of 2004 Friends of St. Pius X Brian Place Class of 2005 Amount $440.00 Graduates 99 Donors 5 Participation 5% St. Pius X Guild Sean & Marjorie Wilson Comer Nathan Prichard Friends of St. Pius X Jake Wilson Adrianne Yanez Class of 2006 Amount $220.00 Graduates 77 Donors 4 Participation 5% St. Pius X Guild Sarah Schwartz Haas Kristen Farrell Mace Jason Newcomer Sarah Verstraete Simon Class of 2010 Friends of St. Pius X Alexis Yanez Class of 2013 Friends of St. Pius X Anna Yanez

Friends of St. Pius X Donations to Annual & Scholarship Fund Pope Pius X Club Tim & Jamie Haas Paul and Evelyn Maroun Educational Foundation Trust Bishop's Council John & Crystal Coakley Ross Family Foundation Msgr. Maurice Wogan Society Chuck Meisch Warren Robertson Walter & Janette Schoen St. Pius X Parents Association Steve & Sally Tyner Sisters of Charity Club John & Michelle Baker Virgil Hoffman Bob & Mary Ann Litras Loretto in KC Financial Aid Fund Larry McMillin Mary Ann Pfeifer Kevin & Theresa Roth Dominick & Connie Rucereto Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth David Slater Margaret Walter St. Pius X Guild John & Kathy Armilio Roger & Sharon Bernard Mr. & Mrs. Marius Hubbell John & Dana Kunick ~ In Memory of Colin Whisler Dolores Lorenz Janet Mancuso - In memory of John Mancuso Jeff & Melanie Martin Richard Murphy Nativity BVM Athletic Assn James & Susan Olson Nazhat Roe Gary & Audrey Schmitz Fred & Dorothy Schwartz Ronald Scrogham & Christina Ivers St. Alphonsus Church John & Susan Stolwyk Roger & Connie Stucki Friends of St. Pius X Barbara Aker Joe & Phyllis Christifano Barbara DeHaven Jane Gallagher

Martin & Lisa Lawless Ronda Lindsay Jeff & Mary Kay Lofland - In Memory of William Roach James Mackin Susan Macrorie Nancy Phares Dean & Rozanne Prather - In Memory of Virginia Hogberg Lisa Skolaut Darline Smith - In Memory or Charles Matthys Ken Spieckerman Georgia Thomas Matching Gift Companies American Century Investments Fdtn Assurant Foundation Matching Gifts DST Systems, Inc. Farmers Insurance Hallmark Corporate Foundation Hewlett-Packard Company Fdtn Macy's Foundation State Farm Companies Foundation United Heating & Cooling, Inc Northland Parish Support St. Andrew Apostle Parish St. Gabriel Parish St. James Parish St. Therese Parish Jay Gardner Memorial Steven & Michelle Johnson Mr. & Mrs. Oberdiek Steve & Nancy Watson Mick & Marcia Witherow Helene King Memorial Larry & Linda Albani Phyllis Davis Scott & Pam Davis Chris & Mary DeJong Jane Gallagher Charles & Charlene Gehrs Lisa Gioia Shannon & Diane Green Joseph & Annette Melies James & Beverly Pierce Jim & Betty Posey Gary & Audrey Schmitz Kimberly Shaw Lisa Skolaut Mary Ventura Margaret Walter Jean Trapp Memorial Joanne Bussinger Bruce Derr Daniel & Rose Hernandez Dolores Lorenz Rita McQuinn Joe & Kathleen Presko Patricia Prestia Geraldine Schumacher Joyce Turner Jerry & Jackie Williams

Fill The Gap Stephen & Jacqueline Adams II Todd & Piti Beardman Paul & Julie Hansen Dan & Joyce Kallenberger Michael & Collette Koll Greg & Amy Ringel Joe & Angela Ross Warrior Classic Donors Miles & Carol Wilson

Endowment Donations John Heshion Kurt Killen Estelle Yonkos

English Department Donations Kansas City Collection Genevieve Berg Memorial Jay & Julie Abdo Mitchell & Elaine Adams Steven Berg David Berg Kevin & Erin Berg Barbara Dean Kathryn Erbacher Donna Johnson Nancy Phares Gregory Stine Thomas & Priscilla Wallingford

Philip & Laura Johannes Dan & Joyce Kallenberger Mike & Norma Knipp Wayne & Kim Krueger David & Ann Lachowitzer Bob & Savina Lee Rick & Kathy Ludwig Jeff & Becky Lynch Jeff & Melanie Martin Christopher Monachino Joe & Janice Monachino Richard Murphy Missy Petit Carl & LuAnn Ragusa Jim & Kim Revnew Greg & Amy Ringel Chris & Stephaine Ross Chris & Carolyn Ross Francis & Lori Ross Jim & Cheryl Ross Vince & Lindsay Ross Rick & Anne Rudkin Matt & Susan Schiesl Roger & Connie Stucki Neil & Mary Ann Surber James Thornburg Top Shelf Bartending Ryan & Maria VanWinkle Carl & Jean Wade Les Whisler

Cissell Family Conforti Family Corrigan Family Excel Laundry Grable Family Grande Cheese Company Habiger Family Hipp Family Jones Family Junior Class Parents McCormick Family Nguyen Family Revnew Family Roma Bread Scimeca’s Italian Sausage Stock Family Widman Family

Theatre Department Theatre Sound System Todd & Piti Beardman Jim & Gina Chappell Jeff & Melanie Martin Mark & Patti Mejia Kevin & Nikki Power Chris & Kelly Quinn Casey Ramsey & Gina Lawson Joe & Angela Ross Eric & Christi Schmidt

General Donations Bears Printing & Bindery, Inc. Daniel Czamanske Holy Family Parish Holy Trinity Catholic Church Mike & Norma Knipp McGilley & Sheil Chapel Terri Sheldon Merrill Metal Door & Frame Company John & Patti Pluenneke Reed Portrait Gallery Say It On Wood Twelve Apostles Parish Dorothy Ulshater Faye Vandendaele Wil-Clair Sheet Metal Mick & Marcia Witherow

Parents Association Kevin & Margy Anderson Todd & Piti Beardman Meredith Bentson Albert & Barbara Blando Jeff & Jody Brockman Dan & Jackie DeFabio Scott & Shelley DeMayo Michael & Brenda DePalma Trent & Erin DeVreugd Anthony & Theresa DiMaggio Jeff & Stephanie Drake Eugene & Kathleen Ervie Jeff Gardner Jon & Therese Gengler Gregg & Cheryl Givens Alan & Janet Hoambrecker Terence & Laurel Hoog Tim & Patty Jacobsen

Phonathon Cascones Italian Resturants Chick-fil-A Jimmy John’s Liberty Outback Steakhouse Mary Scott Russell Stover Strouds Sabin & Angel Badami Yanez Zona Rosa

Spaghetti Dinner Adams Family Ankney Family Balano Family Barber Family Bears Printing C & C Produce Cascones

John & Traci Solomon St. Pius X Parents Association Damon & Angela Wendel Miles & Carol Wilson

Warrior Classic Golf Benefit Corporate Sponsor Superior Bowen Asphalt Company Blue & Gold Sponsor CentiMark Corporation Warrior Classic Sponsors Central Bank of the Midwest ECCO Select Corporation Holy Family Parish The Petit Family Greg & Michele Plumb Steve & JoAnn Race The Ross Family The Rucereto Family The Brandon Russell Memorial Foundation

St. James Catholic Church St. Pius X Parents Association Tax Favored Benefits- Michael Badalucco Hole Sponsors Accent Advertising Balano Fine Jewelry FASTSIGNS -Independence Friend of SPX P1 Group, Inc Roma Bakery Witherow Contracting, Inc. PuttMaker Sponsor Brancato Haggerty & Palmentere L.C. Cart Sponsors JoMarie Armilio Team - Keller Williams Bears Printing & Bindery Burns Dental Care CEK Insurance Debby & Bill Duensing, Jr. Dan & Lisa Grable Fr. Hager Council #7064 Kurt Kavanaugh Orthodontics Bob & Mary Ann Litras Jeff & Melanie Martin Park University Passantino Bros. Funeral Home Platte Valley Bank Of Missouri Greg & Amy Ringel St. Andrews St. Gabriel St. Therese State Farm Insurance - Joe Janacaro State Farm Insurance - Mary Ann Surber State Farm Insurance - Jesse Valenciano The Wessinger Family Dinner Sponsor Pizza Shoppe of Platte Woods Food & Beverage Sponsors Arctic Glacier Premium Ice Central States Beverage County Beverage Hiland Dairy North Kansas City Beverage Quality Vending Roma Bakery Scimeca's Italian Sausage Warrrior Friends Cinder Block Brewery The Paul Corrigan Family Harry's Country Club Hy-Vee - Gladstone Premier Proteins Russell Stover Candy Second Nature Design Texas Road House

Warrior Pride Campaign Joe & Angela Accurso Joseph A. & Maria Accurso Stephen & Jacqueline Adams Larry & Linda Albani Jim & Mary Anderson Anonymous Julian & Monica Arredondo Al Babich John & Michelle Baker Jason Balistreri Bank of America Foundation Jeff & Cathy Barron Sheila Bauer Brian & Sherry Bayeur


Warrior Pride donors, continued... Todd & Piti Beardman Mary Belman Josephine M. Belpedio Amy Bingham Jerry Binkley Albert & Barbara Blando Joel Blevins Kathy Bonadonna Anthony & Toni Bonadonna Linda J. Brandom David Bruns (Dec.) Diane Budke Nicholas Burkhead Matt & Nancy Matthys Butner Dan & Vicki Campbell Brian Cannavan Doris Carr Michael Caruso Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Cash William F. Caster Robert Chaney & Teresa Monaghan Frank & Toni Cherrito Raymond & Michelle Chirpich Larry Chirpich Al & Susan Christifano Kerry & Louis Christifano Phyllis R. & Joe Mike Christifano Reverend Joseph Cisetti John & Crystal Coakley Dennis Copeland Dan & Kathy Cummings Cynthia Dawson Earl Shelley & Scott DeMayo Michael & Brenda DePalma Brian & Pam Devling Trent & Erin DeVreugd Joe & Leanora DiCapo Anthony & Theresa DiMaggio Larry Donnici Paula A. Donnici Lisa Doyle Jeff & Stephanie Drake DST Systems, Inc. William & Kathleen Duensing Deborah & William J. Duensing, Jr. William J. & Mary Jane Duensing, Sr. Bill Dunn, Jr. Dunn Family Foundation Debi & Keith Eberth Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Deacon Mike Elsey Mike & Carrie Emmons Todd & Angelia Ewing Laurence & Beverly Fehner Wally & Laura Fish Kathy Forck Todd & Shari Fox Susan Freeman Tom & Sheila Garcia Mrs. Gardner John & Theresa Garitz Steve & Donna Geisinger Jon & Therese Gengler Mike & Jill Gernigin Damian & Mary Grace Gerstner Gregg & Cheryl Givens Jennifer Glover Stephen & Claudia Gosoroski Chris Goulding Martha Green Rick & Sherree Grindel Mary Gronewold Larry & Marilyn Grutt Norm & Sharon Guettermann


Luke Guettermann Tony & Jamie Gumina Tim & Jamie Haas Sarah & Kyle Haas David Hackathorn Philip Hagel Bill & Marsha Hallier Scott & Jill Hamerle Jake Hamerle Theresa Hampton Kristina Hansel Paul & Julie Hansen Melissa Harmon Teresa Hayden Elaine & Phil Heffley Tom Henke Darren & Sherri Hennen Pat & Toni Hess Stephen & Diana Hilliard Tom & Lisa Hipp Jeanne & Paul Hoferer Virgil J. Hoffman Robert Holmes W. David Hughes Julie Ingham Tim & Patty Jacobsen Joe & Lori Janacaro Ron & Marcia Janning Michelle Jury Francis & Kimberlee Kalaiwaa Dan & Joyce Kallenberger Jerry & Marta Kaufmann Kevin E. Kaul Jim & Kelly Kaullen Andy & Amy Keefer Fred Keen Bill & Rosalie Kenney Dennis Kissinger Robert Kohler, Sr. Memorial George Koppe Kevin & Judy Koster Vito & Michelle (Frew) LaBruzzo Tom & Analee Lanio Martin & Lisa Lawless Laurie Lawson Bob & Savina Lee Cheryl Davis Lee Joseph M. & Michelle J. Leggio Mike & Debbie Lillig Louis Lipari III & Lori Lipari Bob & Mary Ann Litras Ron Logan Justin Lowry Reverand Thomas Ludwig Toni Cipolla Lundak Jeff & Becky Lynch Jim Mackin Kenneth (Dec.) & Ramona Magers Muehlenthaler Makundi Jeff & Melanie Martin Phillip & Janet Maruco Kelly Mayer Amanda & Scott McConnell Reverand John McCormack Mike & Ann McCoy Susan McIntosh Larry McMillin Mary Margret McNerney Memorial Todd & Toni Melcher Joseph & Janice Monachino Ginger Monachino Louis Monaco II, D.O. Kurt & Melissa Montesano Nanette Moore Rick & Judith Morley

Mickey Morley Laura Mulcahy Richard Murphy Harry Murphy, III Steve & Lisa Nelson Teresa Newton Jim & Dana Nolan Maurice Oelklaus James & Susan Olsen Bob & Beth Orscheln Orscheln Industries Foundation Doug & Candace Ott Chuck & Annie Palmentere Par Electrical Contractors, Inc. Henry & Sharil Parente - In Honor of Jackson Parente (14) Rhett Parsons Steve & Patti Pearson Kathleen Perry Dan Peters Paul E. Peterson Missy Petit Mary Ann Pfeifer Roger Pickert John & Patti Pluenneke Greg & Michele Plumb Bob Polito Kevin & Nikki Power Dean & Rozanne Prather Nathan Prichard Chris & Faith Pugh Mike & Kathy Racy Mary Ragan Gina Lawson & Casey Ramsey Virginia & Stephen Rau James Redington Mike & Kathy Racy Drayton Riley Bob & Joyce Ringel Greg & Amy Ringel Rick & Mary Ringel Therese Ringel Reverand Michael Roach Warren Robertson Patricia Wooldridge Robinson Brandon & Laura Schwartz Rogers Steve & Cindy Rogers Fred & JoAnn Ross Ruth Ross Kevin & Theresa Roth Enrico & Veronica Sarmiento Ronald & Mary Sattler Mary Saunders Erin Schilling Eric & Christi Schmidt Gary & Audrey Schmitz Phil Schrick Michael & Mary Schrick Jim & Dotti Schulenberg Mike & Dana Schwartz Joe Mike Sciara Mary & Howard Scott Ronald Scrogham & Christina Ivers Marie Sears Frank & Delores Serrone Brett & Liz Sharp John & Mary Sherman Ed Schultz Rose & John Simone Angie Tatum Glen E. Smith, Jr. Mike Smithmier Dale & Lisa Sobba Zach Sobba Spencer Sobba

Melissa Springer St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church Jane Ringel Stessman Jan Stefanov Memorial John & Jennifer Stipetich John & Susan Stolwyk Mike Strobbe Roger & Connie Stucki Bill & Margaret Stump Gary & Rose Mary Arello Sullivan Russ Johnson John & Julie Tatum Todd & Jennifer Taylor Susan Baker Teson Nick Teson Georgia Thomas James & Marianne Thornburg Kevin & Elizabeth Tomc Reynold & Cynthia Tomes Bill & Gini & Randi Toyne Dr. John Trapp Georgia Ann Tutorino Steve & Sally Tyner Tyner Children - John, Jill, Jim & Joe UnitedHealth Group Jesse & Phyllis Valenciano James & Shirley Van Winkle Ryan & Maria Van Winkle Derek Vap Dan & Emily Vogt Carl & Jean Wade Art & Cindi Wagner Jim & Helen Walterbach Marvin & Mary Weishaar Mark & Jayne Wells Ed Wenski Marty & Ann Wessinger Greg Wessinger Jo Rita West Laura Wolters Whipple Les Whisler Mary Whitaker Miles & Carol Wilson Kyle Wilson Ed Winkler Mick & Marcia Witherow Stephanie Wolf Nichole Wood Wes & Shana Wright Jeff & Regina Zarse Dr. Nancy Zarse Jan Stefanov Memorial Donors Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Cole Cynthia Dawson Earl Kathryn Erbacher Mary Louise Morris Kenneth & Darlene Setter

Ways to Give to St. Pius X Fundraising is essential to our success as an institution dedicated to developing our students to be life-long learners, have respect for others, be team players and give back to their community. Listed below are the numerous opportunities that you can choose to support St. Pius X. It is only with the support of our constituencies that we have been able to carry out our mission throughout our history. Annual Fund - An organized effort to secure gifts on an annual basis to supplement the budget and to bridge the gap between what we charge for tuition and what it actually costs to educate each student. Each year, 5% of our Annual Fund is contributed to our Endowment Fund. Scholarship Fund - Need based Financial Aid is available to families attending St. Pius X. Families may apply for Financial Aid annually and each year awards are made based upon the overall need of each family. A gift to the Scholarship Fund helps enable students whose families struggle financially to attend SPX. Capital Campaign - The Warrior Pride Capital Campaign will raise funds to renovate the former convent and create an Athletic Complex near our Campus. Please see pages 4-5 for detailed information. Endowment Fund - Currently we have nearly $3 million in our Endowment. Interest from the Endowment enables us to make payments on the tax exempt bonds that were sold to finance capital improvement projects. Gifts to the Endowment Fund can be made as a multi-year pledge or a one-time gift. Fill The Gap - The Fill The Gap Campaign is an annual pledge drive that allows families to make a tax-deductible donation to SPX to allow us to keep the cost of tuition down. St. Pius X offers a variety of tuition discounts (alumni, tithing parishioners, large family, etc.). The Fill The Gap Campaign directly offsets those discounts. Matching Gifts - Your gift to St. Pius X could be doubled or even tripled, through a corporate matching gift program. To determine if your company offers this benefit, please contact your human resources office.

Alumni Tree of Life - For a gift of $300, you may place your deceased love one’s name on a leaf on the tree. This allows your loved one to be remembered throughout the year at St. Pius X, as well as during our annual Alumni Commemoration Mass. This donation can be made over a multi-year pledge or a one-time gift. It is an excellent way to remember your loved one and help St. Pius X at the same time. Donations will benefit the St. Pius X Endowment Fund. Events - Each year there are annual fundraising events hosted by SPX, the Parent Association, and student organizations. Two of the large annual fundraising events are the Parent Association Auction and the Warrior Classic Golf Benefit. The Parent Association event is held the first Saturday of February. Proceeds from this event are designated for projects that benefit the students above and beyond those budgeted by the school. The Warrior Classic Golf Benefit is held each year in June. Proceeds from the Golf Tournament go directly toward the Fill the Gap Campaign. Planned Giving or Memorial Gifts - You may designate St. Pius X for memorial gifts or create a memorial scholarship when a loved one passes. Although this decision comes at a difficult time, considering this in advance makes it easier and gives you time to think about what program or activity you wish the memorial gifts to benefit. You can also make a bequest in to St. Pius X in your will or trust.

Memorial Scholarships - Eddie Garcia Memorial Scholarship, Dena McMillin Memorial Scholarship, Ted & Mary Lillian Polito Citizens Scholarship, Robertson Scholarship, Joanna Valenciano Memorial Scholarship, Richard Walter Scholarship, Tim Werkowitch Scholarship, Colin Whisler Memorial Scholarship, Ruben Yanez Scholarship

Pillars of St. Pius X - The St. Pius X Pillar Wall is a great way to honor your parents or a former teacher or coach that played an important part in your life. For a donation of $500, you may place parents’ names or that special teacher or coach on our “Pillars of St. Pius X” wall in the atrium entry hall of the school. The gift is tax-deductible and can be a multi-year pledge or one-time gift. Consider saying thanks to that special someone by giving them a gift that will benefit the St. Pius X Endowment Fund.

We have tried to make this report as accurate as possible. If you have any questions or comments, please call the St. Pius X Advancement Office at 816-453-3450. This listing includes donations made between July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

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Does your Employer have a Matching Gift Program? Some corporations that match gifts to SPX include: American Century, DST, Farmer’s Insurance, Hallmark, HP, Macy’s, State Farm, and United Heating & Cooling.

Save The Date

Alumni Commemoration Mass November 2, 2017 7:00 p.m. St. Pius X High School

Open House

for Prospective Students & Families November 9, 2017 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The Sarto News & Report to Donors Fall 2017  
The Sarto News & Report to Donors Fall 2017