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School Magazine for Melbourne Central Catholic High School

fall 2020

academic excellence.


LETTER FROM OUR PRINCIPAL Dear members of the Melbourne Central Catholic Community, We hope you, your family, and friends are well during these unprecedented times. We thank you for your continued support of Melbourne Central Catholic High School. Your support helps us to continue our pursuit of academic excellence and spiritual integrity. As you will see in this report, we are the hands, heart, and feet of Jesus as our school community brings and shares the gospel message highlighted in our many activities. Although a school year like no other, our students, faculty, and staff accepted the challenges placed in front of them and using their God-given talents, kept moving forward doing great things. Through their faith, tenacity, and like Colossians 2:7, our students and staff grew stronger and more rooted in their commitment to building up our community. These lessons will serve them now and forever. Please share these wonderful accomplishments with friends and family. We are forever grateful for the time, talent, and treasure that you give to us to further the mission of Melbourne Central Catholic High School. Peace and Goodwill,

Ernest D. Herrington, Jr.

“MCC has a wonderful staff of teachers and advisors that have supported me academically and emotionally throughout my four years. Each and every one of them has gone out of their way to ensure my success and well-being. The academic challenges I faced at MCC pushed me to become a better student and helped me develop and strengthen life skills such as time management and dedication.” CARSON CHAVEZ ‘20



Lauren Tierney ‘20 was selected as a National Merit Scholar and Markus Schroder ’20 earned Commended Student status in the 2020 Merit Scholarship Program. Their efforts placed them among the 50,000 highest scores in the program.


Teddy Brunger ’20 accepted an appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy to major in Marine Engineering Systems and continue his football career.

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY APPOINTMENT Following in the footsteps of his parents, Emilio Quiroz ’20 accepted an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy.


Yolanda Aybar Delgado ‘21 was one of six students throughout the nation recognized as an NCEA Seton Scholar. Yolanda, her parents, and host parents were flown to Maryland for the presentation of the prestigious NCEA Seton Awards. Yolanda’s academic achievement, character and community service made her stand out above the rest. Each Seton Scholar earned a $2,000 scholarship.



MCC Lucerna Yearbook staff are proud recipients of the prestigious 2019 Walsworth Gallery of Excellence Award for their outstanding work and commitment to excellence.


Maddie Henry ‘21 won the Grand Prize for the national Scholastic PSA Contest for Creative Safety Ideas. Students in grades 6–12 created storyboards or scripts to help promote the importance of all passengers wearing a seat belt while in a vehicle. Maddie won $1,000 plus a trip to NYC to film the PSA. The TV show Teen Kids News featured the PSA.


Joseph Stokes ‘21 was promoted to Chief Petty Officer, the highest rank attainable in the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, placing him among the top 3% of the over 12,000 members nationwide.

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES Below is a sampling of colleges and universities that have accepted MCC students in the last four years.

American University

Florida State University

University of Alabama

Auburn University

Fordham University

University of Buffalo

Ave Maria University Barry University

Georgia Institute of Technology

University of California, Los Angeles

Baylor University

Georgetown University

University of Central Florida

Belmont University

Jacksonville University

University of Denver

Benedictine College

Louisiana State University

University of Florida

Boston College

Loyola University New Orleans University of Houston

Clarkson University

Lynn University

University of Maine

Clemson University

Michigan State University

University of Miami

College of Charleston

Mount Holyoke College

University of Michigan

Cornell University

Norwich University

University of North Florida

Drexel University

Nova Southeastern University

University of Notre Dame

Duke University

Pepperdine University

University of South Carolina

Eastern Florida State College

Saint Leo University

University of South Florida

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Savannah College of Art and Design

University of Tennessee

Emory University

Stetson University

University of West Florida

Flagler College

The Catholic University of America

Valdosta State University

United States Air Force Academy

Vanderbilt University

Florida Atlantic University Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Institute of Technology United States Coast Florida Polytechnic University Guard Academy Florida Southern College

United States Merchant Marine Academy

University of Texas

Valencia College Villanova University Webber International University






Grandmother: Mary Durnin Alford ‘66

Mom: Rebecca Richardson Colombo ‘90 Dad: Robert Colombo ‘90

Mom: Kim Thurston Davidson ‘87


Mom: Tonia DeGiovine Graham ‘91


Mom: Roxanne Mintern Lestrange ‘93 Grandmother: Joan Dauplaise Mintern ‘75




Dad: David Hernandez ‘89

Mom: Mary Gibbons Herrington ‘85



Dad: Christopher Picinich ‘97

Dad: James Ziarno ‘88

SCHOLARSHIPS Class of 2024

The following current MCC freshmen were top scorers in the Scholarship Placement Exam given in October 2019. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI - $8,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Jacob Koster Southwest Middle School Christian Maynard St. Mary Catholic School REVEREND PETER DOLAN - $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Lucas Carney Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School Hayden Deane St. Mary Catholic School Annabelle Scarlett Ascension Catholic School MOTHER MARGUERITE O’CONNELL - $3,000 SCHOLARSHIP

David Alvarez Ascension Catholic School Matthew Breisch Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy Jane Cichock Ascension Catholic School Javen Lechner Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School Jaime Vargas III St. Joseph Catholic School PADUA FRANCISCAN - $2,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Thomas Do Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School Lauren Foster St. Joseph Catholic School Noah MacDonald Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School Ethan Patterson Ascension Catholic School Mary Schmidt Divine Mercy Catholic Academy Arianna Teeter St. Mary Catholic School PRESIDENTIAL - $1,500 SCHOLARSHIP

William Almeter St. Joseph Catholic School Lucia Bastida Hoover Middle School Leah Carraway Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School Lolagrace DeSantis St. Joseph Catholic School Aaron Guzman St. Joseph Catholic School

Cameron Laliberte Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School Nivea Louzon Ascension Catholic School Israel Pena-Rincon St. Joseph Catholic School Peyton Westmoreland Ascension Catholic School


Nicolas Coledan Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School JANICE DOANE MOYLES - $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Mark Carroll Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School DAVID FRANCO & JOSEPH VERLANDER - $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Samantha H. St. Mary Catholic School FINE ARTS - $500 SCHOLARSHIP

Zoey Cook St. Joseph Catholic School


SERVICE MCC missionaries in action

MCC missionaries spent a week on location in the Dominican Republic and St. Croix. We are proud of these participants giving of their time to be the hands and feet of Christ to those in need.

To Botswana with love MCC in conjunction with West Shore and Indialantic Soccer Club collected soccer uniforms, training vests, soccer balls, and cones and shipped them to Botswana. It’s wonderful these groups came together to make these donations possible to benefit so many underprivileged children!

Christmas joy at Sea Pines The MCC band and choir delighted our neighbors at Sea Pines with the sights and sounds of the Christmas season.


SERVICE DAILY BREAD MCC sophomores and juniors dedicated 80 hours of service at Daily Bread in the Hygiene Center and Soup Kitchen. Our school also sponsored four donation drives throughout the year.

Hurricane Preparedness International Program students helped elderly neighbors prepare for Hurricane Dorian.

Restore our Shores MCC students visited the Brevard Zoo to take part in a Caring for God’s Creation retreat. During their visit, the students created Oyster Habitats used to help preserve the Indian River Lagoon.

MCC recognized for exceptional service Bishop John Noonan and Diocese of Orlando Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Mr. Henry Fortier presented MCC with the St. Teresa of Calcutta Award for Faith in Action. The continued service we provide at Daily Bread earned us this special recognition. This is the second time in three years that we received this honor for making a difference in our local community.

Senior Service Day The Class of 2020 visited five local senior citizen centers to spend time, play games, and bring Christian love to others.

Lourdes Barba Ridyard Memorial Award Lourdes Barba Ridyard ’83 was a member of the community of Melbourne Central Catholic for over thirty years, serving as a student, parent, and teacher. As the Learning Lab instructor, Lourdes portrayed our Franciscan virtues to her students, embodying kindness, patience, and love. After battling cancer, Lourdes passed away in 2013. To honor the memory of Lourdes, MCC has established the Lourdes Barba Ridyard Memorial Award, which is awarded quarterly to an MCC student who embodies the charism of St. Francis of Assisi. 2019-2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS INCLUDE (L - R) KYONTE PADMORE ‘21, DESTINY LUNA ‘20, AND LYDIA CARROLL ‘20


CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE E-Learning push touches mind and heart On Friday, March 13, Melbourne Central Catholic High School, like all Orlando diocesan schools, announced it would be moving to an E-Learning environment due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying restrictions outlined by the state of Florida.

Some of the inspired outgrowths included: WORDS OF COMFORT

Students and staff wrote letters to residents of nursing homes allowing us to deliver over 750 letters to four local nursing homes. MOTHER’S DAY SURPRISE

MCC’s Key Club delivered bouquets of flowers to two nearby assisted living facilities.

MCC quickly assembled a plan, communicated frequently, and adjusted the plan accordingly in the ensuing weeks, earning high marks from parents who appreciated the school’s preparedness and that students lost no instructional time.


The MCC E-Learning model grew to be multifaceted. The virtual activities that took place outside the classroom ensured students stayed connected during an uncertain time.


We placed yard signs on their front lawns to welcome the newest members of our family. HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTIONS

We held a virtual ceremony to honor students for their achievement of academic excellence. The week-long remote celebration of our Hustler pride consisted of themed days and photo contests. SALUTE TO THE CLASS OF 2020

We honored each graduate under the Hustler Stadium lights and lit scoreboard at 8:20 PM (military time of 20:20) and yard signs were delivered to their homes. VALEDICTORIAN LUNCHEON

We delivered lunches to the homes of our 16 Valedictorians so together they could enjoy a remote luncheon with members of the MCC Administration team. COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

We recognized each member of the class during a virtual awards ceremony and the Baccalaureate Mass with Bishop Noonan was live-streamed. The Graduation ceremony combined the personal with the virtual for our graduates and their families. Each graduate was able to walk across the stage to receive their diploma joined by a small group of classmates. A videographer recorded and combined clips from the day-long celebration as a keepsake. TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

We honored our dedicated teachers with pictures and video messages of gratitude from students and parents. Yard signs were placed on their lawns to make sure they knew their efforts were appreciated. WEEKLY MASS

We live-streamed Mass every Tuesday and Thursday from the Sullivan Campus Ministry Center. YOUTUBE

MCC’s channel made its debut in April.


The MCC staff was asked this question: Looking back on the Coronavirus pandemic, how do you think you’ll feel about this experience in 10 years? Here are some of their responses.

Virtual Art Show Megan K. White-colored pencil on black paper

“I hope that in 10 years I will remember this experience as one in which teachers “built a plane as they flew it”, helped one another with new technology, and came out of it realizing that there’s no substitute for in-person learning. I hope that I will feel proud of our world’s medical community and how they fasttracked a vaccine to end this virus’s rampage.” TERI ZINONE, SCIENCE TEACHER

Emma M. Ceramics & glass

“I believe I will remember it as a time when we came together as a school community to support one another and grow in the face of adversity. COVID-19 was a defining moment for MCC in that it required us to think differently about how we serve God and neighbor. I am proud of the resilience of our school community and will remember the many ways in which we cared for each other and continued to build God’s kingdom.” DAN ENSELL, DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY

“The impact of COVID on my life is to make me a much more flexible person. With things changing all the time around me, I have come to rely on myself to adjust and adapt to the reality of the day. I think 10 years from now I will look back and remember how we overcame so much by being adaptable.” CATHLEEN TUPPER, COMPUTER SCIENCE & MATH TEACHER

Tayler V. Digital photography Hunter D. Charcoal & pastel

The MCC Virtual Art Show demonstrated the creative brilliance of students in the Visual Arts program during the 2019-20 school year, in and out of the actual classroom. These pictures are only a small representation of the individual and collaborative artworks that were part of this display. It has become very evident to the world during the pandemic that the arts are an extremely valuable part of our human experience from singing over balconies to a newfound joy in painting and so much more. MCC Visual Arts teacher Mrs. Rozengota hopes we retain this knowledge as we heal to a new normal in our society and celebrating our students’ art is a wonderful way for us to do just that.

“Every generation has faced challenges, but our Gen Z students, statistically the most well-educated and diverse generation yet and once poised to enter into a workforce characterized by a strong economy and record-low unemployment, now face an uncertain future. In ten years, I believe that we’ll be celebrating the post-COVID resiliency and success of the young people who currently fill our classrooms. When I look back, I’ll feel proud that MCC’s management of the pandemic played a significant role in developing their resiliency.” ANITA KEALER ‘88, ENGLISH TEACHER

“In ten years, I will look back on the pandemic and remember that communities are made up of relationships between persons that inherently include more than I generally realize.” BRYAN GENT, THEOLOGY TEACHER


SPORTS College Signings

New pole vault record

Brett Anderson Football, Keiser University Zach Beolet Baseball, Eastern Florida State College Derick Cantres Baseball, Eastern Florida State College Andrew Kearney Lacrosse, Clarkson University Cameron Maruzzella Baseball, Limestone College Tahira McBride Basketball, Life University Douglas Oliviera Football, Cornell College Logan Patrick Lacrosse, Flagler College Jasmine Sidawi Lacrosse, Keiser University Brad Taylor Lacrosse, Webber International University Jordan White Volleyball, Florida Tech

Emilio Q. set a new school record for pole vault and achieved a new personal record of 13ft 9in.

Hustlers earn FACA honors Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) selected Cam Maruzzella ‘20 as the 3A Player of the Year for our area. FACA named Coach Dooley as the 3A Coach of the Year.

Scoreboard The new scoreboard ready in place for the spring lacrosse season.


SPORTS Athletic Donors: Lesley Turmelle Abbott, P.A. Affordable Cemetery Monuments, Plaques & Properties LLC Anchor Painting Mr. & Mrs. Eric R. Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Bradley J. Bodi Brilliant Smiles Orthodontics Ms. Brynn Brito Mr. & Mrs. Daniel L. Butler Mr. & Dr. James Z. Carraway Certified General Contractors, Inc. Mr. Ryan Runte ‘03 & Mr. Corey Runte ‘09 Mr. & Mrs. Shawn P. Corley Coastal Hyundai Mr. & Mrs. Michael H. Erdman II Mr. & Mrs. Don Facciobene Florida Eye Associates Mr. & Mrs. Brian J. Fleis ‘90 Gator Chrysler Automotive Gatto’s Tire & Auto Service Glenn’s Tires & Recappings SVC Inc. Harbor City Hearing Solutions Dr. Liz White ‘97

Harris Corporation Mr. & Mrs. John O. Hazelgrove, IV Ms. Kathleen Hensley Jani Solutions Mr. Cliff Rockwood Jays Air and Heat Kendall Automotive Center Mr. & Mrs. Robert Killam Mr. & Mrs. Joseph M. Kelly Dr. & Mrs. Michael D. Kenemuth Colorite East, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Paul S. Lettau Long Doggers Dr. & Mrs. Stephen H. MacDonald Dr. & Mrs. Michael J. MacKay Mr. & Mrs. Scott F. McLachlan MeMaw’s Bar-B-Q Mr. Ron Keller Dr. Kristopher K. Merceron ‘10 Mike Erdman Motors, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Nick Moon Nissan of Melbourne Northrop Grumman Foundation Palm Bay Ford

Ms. Denise A. Paternoster Porter Premiere Dermatology Mr. & Mrs. Christopher J. Quiroz Mr. & Dr. Walt Ramsay Dr. Chad R. Reddick, PA Remax Aerospace Realty Mr. & Mrs. Christopher M. Richards Royalty Air Mr. & Mrs. James Rush SIE Connect Inc. Mr. & Mrs. John Sorgenfrei Southern Janitor Supply Ms. Katrina Stawara Deacon & Mrs. James D. Stokes Mr. & Mrs. Cort Sutton Mr. & Mrs. Bobby Talbert That Little Restaurant Mr. & Mrs. Timothy A. Turner Mr. & Mrs. Phillip F. Venanzi WEDideas Com Inc. Mrs. Stefania Colucciello Mr. Tod K. Wiley

Lacrosse Player of the Year Space Coast Daily-Friday Night Locker Room named Andrew Kearney ’20 Lacrosse Player of the Year for his achievements inside the classroom and on the playing field.






Joined Cincinnati basketball as the assistant to the head coach/recruiting coordinator in May 2019.

Moved back to Brevard County in July 2019 upon completing her training and joined Health First Medical Group. She is board-qualified podiatrist in foot and ankle surgery.

Currently Department Chair of Social Studies and Head Boys Basketball Coach at Cardinal Mooney in Sarasota.

JAMIE OSTRANDER ’97 WealthCoach at First Wave Financial in Satellite Beach.

MARIEL MCLAUGHLIN, MD ‘12 MICHAEL JAMES MCLAUGHLIN, DVM ’08 A veterinarian now taking care of patients at Aloha Pet and Animal Hospital in Indian Harbour Beach.


DENA HYNES DIMONDA, ‘00 Married Jason DiMonda May 4, 2019 and is a graphic designer in Atlanta, GA.

DANIELLE MCLAUGHLIN COBB, MD ‘06 An anesthesiologist at the VA in Gainesville. She is married to Alex Cobb and they have two children, James (2 years old) and Charlotte (7 months).

Graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine in May. Currently at the University of South Florida for her Plastic Surgery residency.



NICOLE MCLAUGHLIN KNIGHTS, DPT ‘10 Married to Tom Knights and is a physical therapist in Viera.

JENNY LEGGETT ’11 Engaged to Ryan Smith. Their wedding is set for Jacksonville in January 2021. Jenny has been running her own freelance writing business for 2 1/2 years.

Graduated in 2018 Magna Cum Laude from University of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences. Currently at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine as M.D. Candidate, Class of 2022.

CHRISTOPHER BROWNE ‘16 Graduated in May from Ringling College of Art & Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and minor in Business of Art and Design.





Graduated in May from the University of Florida Honors College with two bachelor’s degrees in Astronomy and Physics. He is the current President of Catholic Gators. This year he is teaching and conducting research at UF. Plans to start his PhD in Physics in 2021.

Graduated in May from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. Now in graduate school for Medical Illustration.

Graduated from Flagler College in May 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

ANNE LAIRD ‘16 Spring 2020 graduate from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Now studying at Georgetown University School of Medicine as M.D. Candidate, Class of 2024.


KEVIN SANG ‘16 Graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology in May. Currently a DVM candidate at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine.

At Temple University as a graduate transfer now playing football for the Owls.



Graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in BiologyFSU Teach in May 2020. Currently a 7th grade science teacher at Pineapple Cove Classical Academy in Palm Bay.

Graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Health Sciences in May. Plans to pursue her second bachelor’s degree in an accelerated nursing program at the University of Southern Maine beginning May 2021.

KEEGAN STINNETT ‘16 Graduated in May as Magna Cum Laude from Florida State University with two bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Risk Management and Insurance. He has joined Codefi Solutions as Chief Strategy Officer.

AMANDA MOLINA ‘16 Graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Central Florida. Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Social Work.


ALUMNI UPDATE PETER WILKIE ‘16 Graduated from the University of Central Florida in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He has joined Codefi Solutions as Chief Compliance Officer.

Baseball Alumni Game Every year, MCC Baseball Coach Tom Dooley invites his former players to dust off their baseball gloves and return to campus for a friendly game against our current Varsity Hustlers. The event is traditionally held the day after Thanksgiving. Thanks to all who have participated throughout the years!


ANASTASIA LANEUVILLE VILARDEBO ‘16 Graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Minor in Exceptional Education. She is currently teaching Kindergarten at Imagine Schools at West Melbourne. 2019 STATE CHAMPS


KEN VILARDEBO ‘16 Graduated from Eastern Florida State College in Spring 2019. He is in apprenticeship for a Master Electrician license with the goal of business ownership.










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Married on October 5, 2019, and live in Melbourne.


Married on October 26, 2019, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Melbourne.

Married at Ascension Catholic Church in Melbourne on January 18, 2020.


Married Jarred Tramell on October 3, 2020, in Biloxi, MS at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.


Married Charles Whatley on October 17, 2020 in Roswell, GA.


Born April 26, 2020 to Kiana Hynes Mullenski ‘01 and Gary Mullenski.

TELL US WHAT’S GOING ON New job? New baby? Anniversary? Newly married? Submit your news to advancement@melbournecc.org


ALUMNI PROFILE ABE MATAR, MD CLASS OF 2005 Abraham (Abe) Matar, Melbourne Central Catholic class of 2005, will always be an athlete at heart - and he has MCC to thank for that. Having grown up playing sports his entire life, some of Abe’s best high school memories involve athletics. Abe recalls being in the stands his freshman year when long time classmates Leigh Pauley and Dominique Caravano helped the Hustlers win the 3A girls basketball state championship. He also helped cheer on both boys and girls soccer teams during their 2003 state championship runs. But without a doubt, Abe’s fondest high school memories involve his time playing on the basketball team with members of his 2005 graduating class: Andre Balta, Scott Carmichael, Ryan Dourney, Larry Loschiavo, John Palsis, Spencer Parrish, David Walker, and Tommy Wilson. “I’ll never forget the long van rides to away games, the early morning 5:30 am practices, offseason conditioning on the football field, and the pregame meals. Those will always be some of my best memories”. Abe credits Coach Rob Terry and Steve Henderson for consistently pushing him to reach his potential. “Coach Terry and coach Henderson always pushed me to be better on the basketball court, and I took that mentality with me and applied it in college and medical school”. Most importantly, MCC provided Abe with the educational foundation to succeed in college and eventually medical school. He believes that one teacher in particular contributed most to his academic development - Mrs. Joy Patterson. “Mrs. Patterson was one of the most influential teachers I had because she expected us to perform at a university level in her class. After taking her AP English/Literature class, I was more than prepared for my freshman year of college”. He remembers that she found creative and fun ways to keep students engaged. “I distinctly remember Mrs. Patterson challenging each of us to learn and act out the infamous “To be, or not to be” soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Hamlet in her class. This was one of my first experiences with public speaking, and it was valuable in preparing me for the numerous presentations I’ve given since.” The son of immigrant parents, one a writer and philosopher, the other a college professor, there was never any doubt that Abe would pursue higher education. However, Abe credits guidance counselor Mrs. Susan Reibsame with helping guide him through the college admissions process and putting him in a position to succeed. “Mrs. Reibsame was absolutely phenomenal. At times the college admissions process seemed daunting, but she made it manageable. Every time I went to her office feeling overwhelmed, she would reassure me, and we would come up with a clear plan for moving ahead. I always left her office feeling confident that everything would work out the way it was supposed to”. Abe ultimately matriculated into Emory University in Atlanta and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry. Towards the end of his college career, Abe developed an interest in medicine, specifically organ transplantation, after working in a research


laboratory that studied treatments for Type 1 diabetes. “I remember watching my first transplant as a junior in college and I was in awe. I knew from that point on what I wanted to do with my life and that was to be a transplant surgeon.” With a new-found interest in transplantation, Abe moved to Boston following graduation from Emory and took a position in an organ transplantation research lab at Harvard Medical School. There he spent three years working on developing new ways to trick the body’s immune system into accepting an organ transplant without the need for anti-rejection medications. It was here that he also met his lovely future wife, Rebecca, an immunologist. After three years in Boston, Abe moved back to Florida and attended medical school at the nearby University of Central Florida College of Medicine, where he was named to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society for his academic achievements. Following medical school, Abe returned to Emory University for a seven-year residency training program in general surgery. As part of the seven-year program, Abe came full circle and recently completed a two-year research sabbatical in the Emory Transplant Center, where he had first developed his interest in transplantation 10 years earlier. Abe will complete his general surgical training in 2023 and plans to pursue an abdominal transplant fellowship, where he will gain specialized training in kidney and liver transplantation and care for patients with end-stage kidney and liver failure. “Transplantation is such a rewarding field because you can really change someone’s life for the better when they get a new organ. It’s like a new lease on life”. Abe currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Rebecca and their two-year-old daughter Eva. He can’t wait to take Eva back to his hometown and show her the places, like MCC, which helped shape the person he is today. Go Hustlers!

FACULTY PROFILE RITA HERSHBACH ENGLISH TEACHER 1994-PRESENT Rita Herschbach was born in the South Bronx, New York, and spent her early years at a Catholic elementary school and Cardinal Spellman High School. She was always drawn to the service of helping, training, and educating others, so decided to obtain her teaching credentials by attending Rollins College and UCF. She started working at Brevard Community College and then was hired by Our Lady of Lourdes as the 6th grade religion and language arts teacher and boys’ baseball coach. The following year MCC hired her as the freshmen English teacher and newspaper adviser. Through the years, she has advised the school newspaper, which placed “All-Florida,” took students to journalism conventions in St. Louis, Kansas City, and Seattle, coached softball, advised the National Honor Society which twice had its service projects placed in the top ten in the nation, traveled to leadership conferences with students in Dallas, Baltimore, Boston and Washington, DC. headed English as the Department Chair, was honored as “Faculty of the Year,” spoke at two diocesan conferences (Orlando and St. Augustine), was a finalist for the Orlando Diocese 21st Century teacher of the year, coached the Speech and Debate team, created the broadcast journalism course at MCC, has been an AP Reader for the AP English Language exam, coached bowling and charted MCC’s first Key Club, which won a national service award for our senior citizen prom. For three years, she took Key Clubbers to the state convention. For the last ten years, she has also taught online for Florida Tech.

Perhaps the students are the ones who have kept her at MCC. There have been times she thought of trying something different, another school maybe, another level, but she would always think of the students she taught in freshman year who would say, “Can’t wait to get you next year,” or the parents who tell her how much of an influence she was on their child and that they can’t wait until she teaches their younger child. She always felt that by leaving, she was letting her students down. Maybe more so it is the students who are in college or have graduated college, law school, medical school, the academies, etc. who still email once in a while and tell her how much they used what she taught them: “Anyone who took her class seriously not only left with a better

understanding of the English language but an appreciation for someone so dedicated to helping her students.” JOSH GOINS ‘13 “She takes such great pride in her work, wants her students to do their personal best, and has a true interest in making sure her students grasp key skills and knowledge to help them to learn and grow.” DANNY HAIRE ‘20

“Over the years my children, frequently mention that Mrs. Herschbach made sure that they were ready, capable, and willing to handle the rigors of college.” JOE KELLY, MCC PARENT “Mrs. Herschbach is a shining example of what a Catholic School educator should be, tough but the biggest cheerleader a student can have.” STEPHANIE GOINS, MCC PARENT It will not be the paperwork, the lesson plans, the grading, the regulations, but the interaction with the kids and her colleagues she treasures most and of course, her walks around campus. We are grateful for her continued dedication to MCC for 26 years and counting.



Melbourne Central Catholic High School held its annual Alumni Memorial on Sunday, November 15, 2020, in the Multipurpose Room. We encourage all members of the MCC family to remember deceased graduates, faculty, staff, and religious. The following is a list of those we prayed for during the ceremony. Please contact the Advancement Office, advancement@melbournecc.org or 321-727-0793 Ext. 301, to add names of those who should be remembered. RELIGIOUS




Brother Joseph Umile Fr. Joseph Nolan Fr. Patrick O’Carroll Fr. Michael Woodcock Sr. Ann Cronk Sr. William Francis O’Donnell Sr. Rita Sheridan

Timothy O’Meilia

Michael Burns Jack Gravel Christine Hawkins Hardee Henderson Yvonne Deese Knowlton Janice Doane Moyles CLASS OF 1971 John Atkins Jerome Dickens Jody Fink David Jennings Terry Kennedy Wendy Mahoney Lucier Greg Michels Albert Terrico William Wallace Stephen Wynn

Bruce Alford Michael Helehan Susan Fedor Hoover Dirk Kern Alan Michels Jere Rillstone


Dolly Barger Carmella DiMatteo Joseph Fisher James Kutz Mary Lawlor Judith Mestayer Justine O’Connor Maureen Pecor Raymond Robbins CLASS OF 1965

Joe Durnin Donald Fickett John Hemans William McOwen Judy Niergarth Robert Slicker Karl Witkowski Victoria Reid Zelazny


Harold Bryant Michael Kaier Martin McGuire CLASS OF 1968

Gregory Hartleb William King John Long Hector Silvestre Jr. William Pehaim Ruth Doherty Wallen CLASS OF 1969

Jack Ehleiter Karen Brown Hartsock Frederick May David McCarthy Joan Buck Neves John O’Connor Charles O’Meilia Francine Lunden Payne Richard Wagner



Mary Ellen Driscoll Clarke Michael Connor Gerald Hennessy Paul Neves Michael Rogan


Robert Burns Peter Collins Wendy Bazemore Davis Frank Fink Norbert Kuhman Mary DeFluiter Lemhouse Cathy Snyder James Soukup CLASS OF 1975

Caridad Cobas Russell Thistle CLASS OF 1976

Kathryn Blackburn Steven Ganio Steve Olson Jerry Taylor Joseph Vislay





Roderick Demps Joyce Jury Michael Kluesner Patrick Leonard Michael Long Barbara Meyer Mark Roberts Diane Massimo Ville

Scott Bitter Aveen Haupt Kristen Lyle Michelle Dwyer Narrington Mary Hemel Stephens

Renee Bailey Adrian Ehresman Kristen Knudson William Meier

Grant Gerdes Scott Miller


Christopher Corpora Kelly Sorensen


Lourdes Alvarez





Robyn Fisher Andrews Catherine Dunsworth John Gorman Shirley Jorene Hulsey CLASS OF 1979 Donald Butz Philip Gunthrope CLASS OF 1981 Lauren Czuprinski Bill Detwiler Michael Marcinik Darren Monahan Anne Marie Smith Erraina Whorley

Joseph Trotter Marta Vargas

Richard Scott


Sara Barton Gregory Diaz Lisa Dwyer Michael Walla

Michael Goodwin

Jennifer Angelo

David Franco Gary Hartsock Jr. Brandon Witcher




John Brannen Maria Gunther Kelly Lepper Mary Ellen Brett McDonnell

Michael Lawler Brian Rudolph


Marc Doyon Patrick Nanna Diane Ohlhaber Lourdes Barba Ridyard

Amy Goetz Jennifer Crahan Woodward CLASS OF 1991

Robert Kowalak


Christopher Downey Richard Love


Jonathan Gifford CLASS OF 1996 Debra Doughty

Michael Haddadin




Paul Mackie


Andrew White Kyle Morgan



Megan Eldridge Christina Inserillo CLASS OF 2004 Susan Charland CLASS OF 2005 Kyle McCarthy Stephen Middaugh William Riebsame

Memorial Donations: in memory of bunney & herve bessett Mr. & Mrs. Gerard L. Bessette in memory of carmen deangelis Drs. Timothy P. & Rosemary D. Laird in memory of yoko lundy Ms. Janie Dickens

in memory of carmen palacios Mr. & Mrs. Carlos Barba Mrs. Sandy Bodfish Mrs. Miriam Burns ‘80 Ms. Penny Ezell Mr. & Mrs. Carlos Iraola

Mr. & Mrs. Roberto Martin Mr. & Mrs. Emilio Power Mrs. Carmen A. Wallace



“He did not come to be served, but to serve all that He encountered.” mark 10:45 On May 23, 2020 family, friends and former classmates were devastated to learn of the passing of a beloved alumnus, Mikey Goodwin (Class of 2019). Heartbreak resonated throughout the Hustler community. Mikey was a vibrant 19-yearold college student when diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a rare and deadly form of brain cancer. His courageous fight lasted just three months before he gained his angel wings and was wrapped in the loving arms of Jesus. Although his earthly life was cut entirely too short, the impact that he made on so many will live on forever. Mikey’s quiet strength and zest for life engaged others and drew them closer to the “real” Mikey: a faith-filled, loving advocate for all. He embodied the Franciscan virtues of compassion, humility, brotherhood, joy and service to others. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need, advocate for the underdog, offer encouraging words or pitch in wherever needed. His love for his friends and teammates was boundless. Service to others was at the core of Mikey’s being. Whether it was in the classroom, in the hallway or on the playing field, he was always ready to lift the spirits of others. His deep empathy and compassion was ever-present and brightened the day of

anyone feeling down. With his easy smile and kind words, Mikey impacted those around him on a daily basis. With courageous faith, the Goodwin family is honoring Mikey’s incredible spirit by helping others – just as Mikey would want. They have established the Mikey Strong Foundation with a mission to help fight DIPG but also to honor Mikey by awarding scholarships to deserving athletes at MCC. The first of four annual awards were given out on Senior Night held on October 23. The recipients were: Tevon “Scooter” Brown (Football), DeAndre Pearson (Football), and Aaron Turner (Boy’s Golf). Two more scholarships will be awarded in the spring to senior boys participating in basketball and lacrosse. Mikey dedicated his life to helping others. He was the personification of these words of St. Francis: “For it is in giving that we receive.” by tracy steele ‘82


An MCC student takes responsibility for his/her actions. galatians 6:5

An MCC student understands the importance of forgiveness.

An MCC student exhibits honesty and integrity. proverbs 19:1

An MCC student must be willing to grow intellectually, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.

matthew 6:14-15

1 corinthians 13:11

An MCC student is respectful and treats all people with kindness and love.

An MCC student embraces diversity and individual differences.

1 peter 1:17

galatians 3:28

An MCC student emulates the humility of Jesus Christ and St. Francis of Assisi.

An MCC student thinks globally and inclusively. 1 corinthians 12:12-27

james 4:6

An MCC student sees the divine image of God in all creation.

An MCC student strives to reach his/her maximum potential.

john 1:3

Philippians 4:13


academic excellence.

Spiritual Integrity.



over 5,000 ENROLLMENT


2019-2020 HONOREES:

1 Finalist 1 Commended Student AP SCHOLARS

2 National AP Scholar 11 AP Scholar with Distinction 4 AP Scholar with Honor 25 AP Scholar FACULTY & ADMIN





All courses are college preparatory with two advanced levels.



Band Choir Drama Guitar Visual Arts FACILITIES ON CAMPUS

26 Classrooms 5 Science Labs 1 Technology Center 2 Art Studios 1 Music Studio 1 Campus Ministry Center 1 Adoration Chapel 1 Guidance Suite 1 Academic Resource Center 1 Learning Lab 1 Multipurpose Room 1 Administrative Building 1 Gym 3 Fields 1 Track 1 Field House




2019-2020 Annual Report “The apostles stayed there a long time, preaching boldly about the grace of the Lord. And the Lord proved their message was true by giving them power to do miraculous signs and wonders.� Acts 14:3 Just as the apostles preached about the grace of the Lord, our MCC community also preaches and supports the mission of our school: to cultivate young men and women that embrace the core values of faith, moral integrity, academic excellence, mutual respect, self-discipline, and a commitment to service in order to achieve personal goals now and in the future. Through the generosity of our alumni, grandparents, staff, and friends, Melbourne Central Catholic has been blessed with financial gifts and support to achieve our mission. We can’t accomplish this alone, and we are grateful to the supporters listed in the following pages for their dedication and selfless giving. Gifts listed reflect contributions received July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.



Dear Members of the Melbourne Central Catholic High School Family, The fall Friday night scene was both familiar and surreal. The Hustler football team battled local rival Holy Trinity in a back and forth game. Familiar. Spectators wearing masks spread out through the home stands keeping appropriate distance from each other cheered the home team. Surreal. As the first half ended, a fan approached me asking if I was an administrator. Familiar and surreal as you never know to what the administrator question will lead. I introduced myself and we started talking about MCC. A member of the Class of 1974, Ray Sands reminisced about his time at the school, the 1973 state championship basketball team (Ray played an integral role), and the terrific foundation MCC provided as he moved on to the Air Force Academy. Now the Director of Chapter Development for the Gary Sinese Foundation, Ray comes back to campus whenever he can to catch a football game or basketball game. MCC remains a special part of his life because the faculty here reinforced the importance of hard work, teamwork, and perseverance -- values his family stressed at home. Ray’s story is one I heard often from both graduates and parents, in my first year as President – an MCC education goes beyond the classroom. Value centered and grounded in the charism of St. Francis of Assisi, we will always strive for academic excellence and spiritual integrity. The pages that follow give us the opportunity to thank those who so generously support our mission. They give us the opportunity to thank those who support our students. Every gift, no matter the size, benefits them. I look forward to meeting more members of the MCC family in the coming years and learning their stories. Thanks in advance for your continued support. Best wishes, Nicholas Regina President


HONOR ROLL OF DONORS Investment in Melbourne Central Catholic High School Charitable support to Melbourne Central Catholic High School enhances the many programs, equipment and facilities on the campus. The generosity of alumni, parents, grandparents and friends helps Melbourne Central Catholic High School provide a quality Catholic education to a diverse group of young men and women each year. There are many ways to invest in Melbourne Central Catholic High School. These methods of giving fit into two categories-Current Gifts and Deferred (Planned) Gifts.

Gifts for Current Programs

Gifts Planned for the future



This is a gift made by a provision in one’s will naming Melbourne Central Catholic High School as beneficiary. It can reduce estate taxes.

A Gift of Cash most often in the form of a personal check payable to Melbourne Central Catholic High School (or gifts made via MasterCard, Visa or Discover).

• Mandatory retirement account distributions • A Gift of Stock may be transferred to Melbourne Central Catholic High School avoiding any capital gains tax. • A Matching Gift from a corporation. Several hundred U.S. companies participate in this program.

Gift Restrictions Although many investors choose to allow the school to use their gifts where they are most needed, we fund several special programs and projects through restricted gifts each year. These include gifts for enhanced equipment, programs and facilities.

Charitable Gift Annuity This gift allows the donor to receive benefits for his/her lifetime and to qualify for a charitable tax deduction. This form of support is attractive when one has highly appreciated assets. Melbourne Central Catholic High School requires a minimum gift of $5,000 to establish this gift.

Life Insurance If Melbourne Central Catholic High School is named as the owner and beneficiary of a life insurance policy, the policy premiums become eligible as a tax-deductible gift.

The MCC Fund Gifts help us meet the critical needs of families requesting tuition assistance and impact all aspects of school operations. We receive gifts on every business day of the year. Any member of the MCC family may make a gift or pledge at any time during the year (in our annual report we will acknowledge gifts made during each fiscal year, July 1 – June 30). It is important to note that there is no official “kick-off” for MCC Fund gifts.

For information on ways that you can support Melbourne Central Catholic High School, please contact the Advancement Office at 321.727.0793 ext. 301.



Expenses Total Expenses $5,597,600

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2% 4% 7%



Tuition & Fees, net

Salaries & Benefits

Student Activity & Athletics


Student Support Revenue

Student Activity & Athletics


Student Support Expenses

Capital Project Donations

General & Administrative

Other Income

Maintenance Fixed Costs

MERIEL ENGRAND MCC Class of 2014 | Cornell University Class of 2018 | Major in Civil Engineering Hayes Higgins Partnership | Dublin, Ireland | Civil & Structural Engineer

“My time at MCC left me with friendships, fond memories, and so much more. The rigorous curriculum challenged me to grow intellectually, the staff and faculty ensured that I had the guidance, support, and confidence to reach my full potential, and the integration of faith helped me learn that there will always be a space in our lives that only God can fill. As both a school and community, MCC strives towards formation of the whole person – mind, body, and soul – to prepare us to navigate this world with strongly developed morals, intellects, and humble hearts. MCC helps shape young professionals who not only excel in their field, but also deeply consider the effects of their everyday interactions with colleagues, clients, and each person they meet.”


HONOR ROLL OF DONORS THE MCC FUND serves to involve, inform and bond the alumni, current parents, alumni parents, grandparents and friends of Melbourne Central Catholic.As it does so, it helps the faculty and staff to provide a better education for our students by directly supporting the current operations of the school. We are pleased to recognize the following investors who made gifts for the 20192020 MCC Fund. Their commitment and generosity help to ensure our continued success. We have made every effort to assure accuracy in both gift reporting and the listing of donors. Please contact the Melbourne Central Catholic Advancement Office with any corrections. Please note: The annual giving year runs from July 1 - June 30.

Mr. Albert Adams Mr. George T. Adams Ms. Gleydy Agosto Mrs. Audra Agramonte ‘87 Mr. Rafel Aguero & Mrs. Carolina Moreno Mrs. Ansley B. Alderson ‘04 Ms. Jennifer L. Alexander Mr. & Mrs. Peter M. Alvarez II Dr. & Mrs. Corey L. Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Eric R. Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Michael S. Anderson Ms. Jeanne Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Annas Jr Anonymous Ms. Susan A. Answay Mr. & Mrs. Edward W. Arens Jr ‘77 Ms. Kathi Arms Mr. & Mrs. Scott H. Arnold Dr. & Mrs. Samuel B. Artley Mr. & Mrs. Alphonse J. Atspins Dr. & Mrs. Martin E. Avalos Mr. & Mrs. Frank Ayala Dr. & Mrs. Michael J. Ayres Mr. Steve R. Baber & Mrs. Maria Casino Mrs. Lynda Baca-Hall Ms. Kelley Balcavage Mr. Vernon Bales Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Ball Ms. Sara J. Ball ‘98 Mr. & Mrs. Richard N. Baney Mr. & Mrs. Richard Bannar Mr. Carl H. Bannister Mr. Michael Bardos ‘95 Mrs. Jeannette Barella Mr. & Mrs. Richard J. Barrett Mr. & Mrs. Ricardo A. Bastida

Mr. & Mrs. Paul A. Beaudry Mr. & Mrs. Leonard A. Beaulieu Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Bednar ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Victor Belmont Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Bent Mr. Douglas Beolet Mr. Ronald Beolet Mr. Steven S. Beolet & Ms. Barbara L. Alonso Ms. Virginia Beolet Mr. & Mrs. Michael A. Bertucci Mr. & Mrs. William H. Besosa Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Rodell Best, Jr. Ms. Angela L. Best ‘70 Mrs. Nancy A. Biasi Dr. & Mrs. Gerald W. Bird Ms. Patricia A. Black Mrs. Sandra Bodfish Mr. & Mrs. Bradley J. Bodi Mrs. Rosemary F. Boles Mr. & Mrs. John J. Bonenberger Ms. Joann Bonwell Mrs. Rebecca Booth Mr. & Mrs. Richard C. Bosseler Mr. & Mrs. George F. Bourgeois Ms. Lillian A. Bourque LtCol & Mrs. James N. Bower Mrs. Mary Ann Bowman ‘70 Ms. Joan M. Bradley Mr. Brian M. Brady ‘98 Mr. & Mrs. Matthew F. Brandli ‘81 Mr. Jon M. Brangan & Ms. Tracy L. Frampton Mr. & Mrs. Daniel R. Breisch Mr. & Mrs. Daniel M. Brinkmann Ms. Brynn Brito Mr. & Mrs. Edward J. Brunger Jr

Mr. & Mrs. Peter G. Bruno Ms. Rita M. Bryan Mrs. Cheryl C. Bues Dr. Robert L. Burns Jr Mrs. Miriam Burns ‘80 Mr. Joseph Cabeceiras Mr. & Mrs. Alberto Cabrera Mr. Daniel J. Cacchio Mr. & Mrs. Al Calderone Dr. Robert R. Callahan Mr. & Mrs. David A. Cameron Ms. Joan Campbell Mrs. Donna Campbell-Michaels Mr. & Mrs. John Capra ‘84 Mr. & Ms. Carlo J. Caputo Mrs. Patricia G. Cardile Mr. & Mrs. Brian J. Carley Mr. & Mrs. Edward Carlson Mr. & Mrs. Carl A. Carothers ‘77 Mrs. Allison Carpenter ‘99 Mr. & Dr. James Z. Carraway Mr. & Mrs. Thomas W. Carroll Mr. Anthony C. Casciato Mr. & Mrs. Patrick J. Cass Ms. Diana Cassidy Ms. Linda Cassidy Mr. & Mrs. Joseph P. Castellanos Dr. & Mrs. German Castro Mr. & Mrs. Gary Cederstrom Dr. & Mrs. Joseph J. Chanda Mrs. Helena Chapman Mr. & Mrs. Reuben Chavez Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Chiuchiolo Ms. Kathleen N. Churchill ‘75 Ms. Gwen A. Chyles-Ozoe Mrs. Edna Clark Ms. Jeanie Clark


HONOR ROLL OF DONORS Mr. & Mrs. Roger C. Cleaver Mr. Steve Clement Mr. & Mrs. Joseph S. Cline Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Closson Ms. Voilet Cole Mr. & Mrs. John F. Colligan IV Mr. & Mrs. Scott Collins Mr. & Mrs. William M. Connor Mr. & Mrs. John M. Constantinide ‘03 Mr. & Mrs. Scott D. Conway Mrs. Madelaine A. Cope ‘66 Mr. & Mrs. Arthur J. Coradine Mr. Paul Corbley Mr. Gary Cordelli Mr. & Dr. Brian Crane Mr. & Mrs. Anthony C. Cremerius Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Stephen A. Cremerius Ms. Dawn Crumpler Mr. & Mrs. Stephen K. Cusick Mr. & Mrs. William C. Daffron III Mrs. Patricia G. D’Alessio Mr. & Dr. Gregory Dambek Dr. & Mrs. John J. Darwood Mr. Allan W. Davidson Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey G. Davis Ms. Nancy Davis Mrs. Patricia De Angelis Ms. Marilyn De Luca Mr. Leo A. Deal Mr. & Mrs. Nick DeGiovine ‘81 Mr. Frank Deiosso Mrs. Elizabeth DeLaHoz Mr. & Mrs. Ernesto J. D’Escoubet III Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. DeTrano Lt Col & Mrs. Robert Dillon ‘65 Mr. & Mrs. James J. Donovan Mr. & Mrs. John P. Donovan Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Tom Dooley Mr. & Mrs. Daniel V. Dourney Mrs. Karen Dove Mr. & Mrs. Timothy M. Downie ‘93 Ms. Dawn du Mee


Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Edde Ms. Kathleen M. Egan Mrs. Patricia A. Egolf Ms. Heidi Ehle Mr. & Mrs. John W. Elbon III Mr. & Mrs. Austin Elkins Ms. Michele Ennis Mr. & Mrs. Daniel P. Ensell Mrs. Grace Essick Mr. & Mrs. Jeffery A. Evans Mr. & Mrs. Don Facciobene Mr. & Mrs. Frank Facciobene Sr Ms. Sylvia Faniel Mr. & Mrs. David Farquharson Mr. & Mrs. David A. Farrall Mr. & Mrs. Edward J. Farrell Jr Ms. Frances Ferrante Ms. Ashley M. Ferrell Ms. Doreen Ferrentino Ms. Militza Finol Mr. & Mrs. Raymond G. Fisher, Jr. ‘65 Mrs. Constance Fite ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. William J. Fitzgerald ‘82 Mr. & Mrs. Brian J. Fleis ‘90 Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Foltz Mr. & Mrs. Michael A. Foy ‘90 Mrs. Darcia A. Francey ‘70 Mr. & Mrs. David P. Franco Mrs. Connee J. Freeman Mr. & Mrs. Robert Killam Mr. & Mrs. Alan C. Fuller Mr. & Mrs. Shawn M. Gabel Mr. Marvin Gaines Mr. & Mrs. Cristhian Galvis Mr. & Mrs. Alexis Garcia Mr. & Mrs. Philip R. Gaudy ‘69 Mr. & Mrs. William Gaviria Mr. & Mrs. Bryan W. Gent Mrs. Nicole M. George ‘96 Mr. & Mrs. John Gerczynski Mrs. Bette A. Gibbons Mrs. Gloria Giesecke

Mr. & Mrs. Anthony V. Ginevra Mr. & Mrs. Boguslaw Gleich Mr. & Mrs. Peter A. Goins Mr. & Mrs. Max R. Gonzalez Mr. Jimmy Gonzalez & Mrs. Irma A. Granell Mrs. Alice Good Capt. & Mrs. Julius Gostel, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Graziano Gozzi Mr. & Mrs. Irving Grady Mr. & Mrs. Clifford A. Graham Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Grammig ‘74 Mr. Richard P. Grammig ‘78 Mr. Thomas A. Graves Mrs. Doreen J. Gray Mr. Shawn Gross Mr. Joseph C. Guerette Mr. James A. Gugenheim Mr. & Mrs. Dale J. Haidet Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Hails Jr. Mr. Vincent E. Halleran Jr Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan H. Hancock Mr. Timothy H. Hanrahan Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Harber Mr. Ed Harkins Mr. & Mrs. Christopher W. Harnden Mrs. Margaret M. Harrold ‘70 Mrs. Erin C. Hathaway ‘07 Ms. Catherine Hawk Mrs. Christi Head Mr. Richard A. Hedler Mr. Timothy P. Heffernan Mr. Eric C. Held Mr. & Ms. Bradley L. Helin Mr. & Mrs. Edward J. Henry Mrs. Kathleen Henry Dr. & Mrs. David A. Hernandez ‘89 Mr. & Mrs. Adrian Herrera Mr. & Mrs. Ernest D. Herrington, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Henry Herschbach Mr. & Mrs. Robert B. Hester Mr. Mark A. Hinson ‘76

HONOR ROLL OF DONORS Mrs. Victoria G. Hintz ‘66 Rev. Robert Hoeffner Dr. Valerie M. Hoese Mr. & Mrs. Paul Holmes Mr. & Mrs. Wayne R. Hosburgh Ms. Kristen E. Howkins Ms. Karen Huff Ms. Pamela K. Hughes Mr. & Mrs. Darrell T. Hunt Mr. & Mrs. Frank P. Illich Mr. & Mrs. Michael Iorio Mr. & Mrs. Warren A. Jackson Mr. & Mrs. Marc A. Jaime Dr. & Mrs. L G Jamar Mr. & Mrs. Daniel T. Jaworowski Ms. Tina Jenicek Ms. Jacqueline Jeransky Mr. Anthony J. Jevitt Mr. & Mrs. David A. Johns Mr. & Mrs. Larry R. Johnson Mr. & Mrs. Stephen D. Jones Mr. & Ms. Marvin Jones Mr. Milton R. Jones Mr. & Mrs. Paul M. Joyal Mr. & Mrs. Ronnie A. Justin Mr. & Mrs. Geoffrey Kaercher Mr. & Mrs. David S. Kasch ‘92 Mrs. Kimberly Kassis Mr. & Mrs. Scott Kealer Ms. Janet T. Keany Mr. & Mrs. Paul J. Kearney Mr. & Mrs. Ron Keller Sr. Mr. & Mrs. James S. Kelly Mr. & Mrs. Joseph M. Kelly Mrs. Diane Kendrick Dr. & Mrs. Michael D. Kenemuth Dr. & Dr. Sasan Kermani Mr. & Mrs. Gerald S. Kerr Mr. & Mrs. Vernon M. Kessler Mr. Sangwoo Kim ‘21 Mr. & Mrs. Steven L. Kirkman Mrs. Lorraine M. Klein

Ms. Arayna L. Klenke ‘03 Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Klugel Mr. & Mrs. Wesley R. Knick Mr. Earl Knick Mr. & Mrs. Paul D. Kolarik Mr. & Mrs. Wendall P. Koontz Ms. Connie Kostyra Mr. & Mrs. Eric J. Krall Mr. & Mrs. Michael A. Kuchinos Mr. & Mrs. Dustin M. Kyle Mr. & Mrs. Rey V. Kyle Dr. & Dr. Timothy Laird Mr. & Mrs. Anthony J. LaManna Mr. & Mrs. James B. LaMontagne Mr. & Mrs. Dominick Landolfi Dr. & Mrs. Timothy G. Lane Dr. Molly M. Lane Mr. & Mrs. Jeff W. Lanier Mr. James Lawlor Mr. & Mrs. Christopher W. Leahy Mr. & Mrs. Brent Leary Mr. Daniel LeBlanc Mr. & Mrs. Christopher M. Lestrange Mr. & Mrs. Paul S. Lettau Mr. & Mrs. Reese Lewis Mr. Frank Lewis Mr. & Mrs. Geoffrey A. Lierman Mr. James Lilley Mr. & Mrs. Charles W. Liska Mr. & Dr. David Lockhart Ms. Lauren Lockhart Goff Dr. & Mrs. Paul M. Lombardi Ms. Amy Longtin Mr. & Mrs. Charles T. Lostroscio Mr. Scott Loveridge Ms. Arlene Luceno Mr. & Mrs. Melvin A. Luna Mr. & Mrs. Bradford P. Lytle Dr. & Mrs. Stephen H. MacDonald Mr. & Mrs. Robert P. MacDonald Dr. & Mrs. Michael J. MacKay Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Mackey

Ms. Joyce H. Magill Mr. & Mrs. Michael E. Maguire ‘76 Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mahnke Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Mahony Jr Mr. & Mrs. Mike Mangione Mr. & Mrs. Brendan Mangnitz Mr. Fernando Manzano Marquez ‘21 Mr. Daniel V. Marcinik ‘83 Col. & Mrs. John Marcy Mr. & Mrs. Philip Markel Ms. Elinor A. Marks Mr. & Mrs. Michael V. Marrone Mr. & Mrs. Edward E. Marshall Jr. Mr. & Mrs. James A. Martin Sr Mr. Andrew Martin Mr. & Mrs. James A. Martin, Jr. ‘93 Ms. Mary Jo Mason Mrs. Patricia Matarazzo Ms. Patricia M. Maurer Dr. Daniel P. McBride Mr. & Mrs. Frank McCahill Mr. James T. McCarthy Mrs. Margaret J. McCarthy Dr. & Dr. T. Dwayne McCay Mr. & Mrs. Randall W. McClure Mr. & Mrs. Clayton E. McCormack Mr. & Mrs. Robert P. McDaniels ‘89 Mr. & Mrs. Damien McDermott Mrs. Mary McGarvey Mr. & Mrs. John G. McGrath Mr. & Mrs. Denis P. McInerny Mr. & Mrs. Christopher L. McKay Mrs. Lorraine McKenzie Ms. Roshauna McKenzie Mr. & Mrs. Scott F. McLachlan Dr. & Mrs. Michael J. McLaughlin ‘76 Dr. James N. McManus Mr. Michael McMullan Mrs. Teresa McNeight ‘76 Ms. Joan McWilliams Mr. & Mrs. William J. Meagher Mr. & Mrs. Shawn Mecchella


HONOR ROLL OF DONORS Mr. & Mrs. John H. Meikle Mr. Ernst Merceron Ms. Christine Merrill Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Michaels Mr. Hyde F. Miller Mr. William A. Miller Mr. & Mrs. Bob W. Mittauer Ms. Donna M. Modrak Mr. Roberto E. Molina & Mrs. Anabell S. Ocon Mr. & Mrs. Mark A. Montijo Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey N. Moon Dr. Margaret J. Moore ‘68 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. Moore Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Morris Mr. Edward Moser The Moyles Family Mr. & Mrs. Frederick G. Mueller Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Murphy Mr. & Mrs. Timothy R. Muth Mr. & Mrs. Calvin M. Nease Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Nguyen Ms L. Margaret Nickolenko Mr. & Mrs. James J. Novak Ms. Jennifer Nygaard Mr. Tim L. O’Brien Mr. & Mrs. John J. O’Neill IV Ms. Nina Ottaviani Ms. Rose Oudejans Mr. & Mrs. Christopher E. Pallo Mr. & Mrs. Chris Palmer Mr. & Mrs. Clyde W. Parker Mr. & Mrs. John J. Parker ‘74 Mr. & Mrs. William E. Parker Mr. & Mrs. Alan J. Paternoster Ms. Denise A. Paternoster Mr. Kevin Paule Mrs. Kelly Payan Mr. & Mrs. Joseph F. Pellegrino Mr. & Mrs. Fred P. Pellizzi Mr. & Mrs. Scott J. Pendergast Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Perers


Mr. & Mrs. Denis A. Perez Mr. & Mrs. Christopher C. Perry ‘84 Mr. & Mrs. Vincent J. Perry Sr Ms. Anne Pesek Mr. & Mrs. Michael A. Pesi Mrs. Alice L. Peterpaul Mr. & Mrs. John J. Peters Mr. & Mrs. Alan N. Petit Mr. & Mrs. Michael D. Petrick Mr. Kenji Phan ‘22 Ms. Debra Phelps Mr. Christopher Picinich & Ms. Cam Charles Mr. & Mrs. John Pieprzny Mr. & Mrs. Louis J. Pierini Jr Ms. Carrie Pinney Mr. Jeffrey J. Piotrowski Mr. & Mrs. Eric A. Ponce Mrs. Margaret Post Mr. & Mrs. Tremaine Pryor Mr. Joseph Pulvino Mr. John M. Punderson Mr. Andrew Purtill Mr. David Purtill Mr. & Mrs. Christopher J. Quiroz Dr. & Mrs. James L. Raders Mr. & Dr. Walter Ramsay Mr. John J. Reddy Mr. & Mrs. Charles G. Reed Mr. & Mrs. Lee W. Reese Mr. Gareth Reese Mr. Nicholas Regina & Ms. Joan Perry Dr. & Mrs. Jose A. Reilova Mr. & Mrs. Edward Reininger Mr. & Mrs. David Remmel Mr. & Mrs. Chirstopher Renkiewicz Mr. & Mrs. John E. Reynolds Mr. & Mrs. Guillermo Ricart Mr. & Mrs. Kelly D. Rich Mr. & Mrs. Christopher M. Richards Mr. & Mrs. William Rickards Dr. & Mrs. William E. Riebsame ‘73

Mr. Ronald A. Riescher Sr. Mr. & Mrs. Jack L. Riopelle Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Roberts Mr. & Mrs. Adrien Robichaud Mr. & Mrs. Roy Rodriguez Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Rodriguez Mr. & Mrs. Philip H. Roe Mr. William Rohan Mr. Joseph Rossi Mr. & Mrs. Patrick E. Roth Mr. & Mrs. Robert T. Rowe Mr. James W. Rudolph Mr. & Mrs. Corey R. Runte ‘09 Mr. & Mrs. James Rush Mr. & Mrs. John H. Russell Mrs. Catherine A. Rustemier Mrs. Elizabeth M. Ryan Mr. & Mrs. Steven Sadoff Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Saladino Mrs. Kathleen Samsoe Mr. & Mrs. Cesar D. Sanchez Dr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Sanders Sr Mr. & Mrs. James Sartori Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Scheuerman Mr. & Mrs. Brian A. Schmidt Ms. Mary M. Schmitt Mr. Henry Schoepp Jr Ms. Lorraine Scotland Mr. & Mrs. Melvin W. Scott Mr. & Mrs. James L. Scotti Mr. & Mrs. Paul Seitz Mr. & Mrs. Stephen A. Seppa Mr. & Mrs. Rey Sepulveda Ms. Carolyn S. Seringer Mrs. Jane W. Sharpe Ms. Nancy Sheridan Mr. James Sherrod Jr Mr. Thomas F. Shine ‘73 Mr. & Mrs. David E. Shorthouse Mr. & Mrs. Anthony J. Sidor Dr. & Mrs. Javier E. Simons Mr. & Mrs. David L. Sims

HONOR ROLL OF DONORS Mr. & Mrs. J Bentley Smith Mr. & Mrs. Troy R. Smith Mrs. Mary Anne Smith Mrs. Vivian R. Smith Rev. Francis X. J. Smith Mr. Robert C. Snyder Ms. Carolyn S. Snyder Mr. & Mrs. Walter J. Sochacki Dr. & Mrs. Douglas P. Sorensen Mr. & Mrs. Robert B. Spann Mr. Larry U. Spinosa Mrs. Patricia W. Spittal Mr. & Mrs. Steven Stage Mr. & Mrs. Jason C. Stanley Mr. & Mrs. Daniel J. Stark Mrs. Devon Stenlake Mr. & Mrs. Charles R. Stevenson Mr. & Mrs. Don Derenthal Mr. & Mrs. John F. Stimpson III Deacon & Mrs. James D. Stokes Mr. & Mrs. John M. Stoll Mrs. Susan T. Strahle ‘65 Mr. & Mrs. John P. Stroup Mr. & Mrs. John Struckman II Mr. Michael P. Summerfield Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Summers Mr. & Mrs. Cort Sutton Dr. & Mrs. Jeffrey A. Swalchick Mrs. Valerie F. Sweet ‘82 Ms. Patricia E. Swope Mr. James J. Tadich Mr. & Mrs. Richard E. Tally Ms Dolores Taubert Mr. & Mrs. Gary L. Taylor Mr. & Mrs. Arturo J. Tecson Mr. Robert J. Telfer Jr Mr. & Mrs. Luis A. Tellez Mr. & Mrs. Robert P. Terry Mr. & Mrs. Ronald L. Tesnow Mr. Peter Tessier & Mrs. Danielle Thibeault Mr. & Mrs. John J. Teuchert Mr. & Mrs. Johnmichael Thistle

Mr. & Mrs. Marvin L. Thomas Mr. & Mrs. Randy Thompson Mr. James Thompson Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Tierney Mr. & Mrs. Samuel C. Tippmann Mrs. Mary Ann Tippmann Ms. Mai Tran ‘22 Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Tsark ‘95 Mrs. Bertha M. Tubens Mr. & Mrs. Larry R. Tucci Mrs. Kathleen A. Tulley Ms. Cathleen Tupper Mr. & Mrs. Kyle Turner Mr. & Mrs. Timothy A. Turner Mr. Mike Ullian Mr. & Mrs. Michael D. Uramkin Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Urbano Mr. Patrick C. Valencia ‘11 Ms. Missie Valencia Ms. Mollie Valencia ‘10 Mr. & Mrs. Anthony L. Valenti Mr. Daniel Vanderbilt ‘94 Mr. & Mrs. Paul V. Vanevenhoven Ms. Marilyn W. Varnado Ms. Carolyn Varrelmann Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Varvaro Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Venanzi Mr. & Mrs. Phillip F. Venanzi Mr. & Mrs. Paul L. Verlander ‘73 Mr. & Mrs. Anthony J. Verzi Mr. & Mrs. Mark A. Violette Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Violette Ms. Janet M. Walker Mr. & Mrs. Jeremiah Wallace ‘93 Mr. & Mrs. Billy M. Walters Jr Mr. & Mrs. Jeff Walts Ms. Natasha Ward Ms. Janet Warga Dr. Joseph A. Wasselle & Dr. Stacia Poole Mrs. Joyce Watkins Ms. Deborah Webster Ms. Robin Weiss

Capt. Therese A. White ‘69 Mr. Stephen H. Whitney Mrs. Maria T. Wilkie ‘85 Mr. Steve Williams Ms. Judith P. Williams Mrs. Marilyn L. Willis Dr. & Mrs. Richard C. Wilson Jr Mr. Steven L. Kaercher & Mrs. Donnamarie Witherspoon Ms. Lisa Yarnell-Haire Mr. & Mrs. James Ziarno, Sr. Mr. & Mrs. Gerard Zinone

Businesses, Corporations, & Foundations

Catholic Heart Workcamp LLC DEX Imaging, Inc. Employees Charity Organization of Northrup Grumman Global Tours & Travel Inc. Mrs. Mango and Co. Ranew Insurance Agency

Matching Gifts

Delta Air Lines Foundation Illinois Tool Works Foundation Northrup Grumman Foundation

2019 CASH DRAWING Nick Regina presents the check to last year’s cash raffle winners Frank and Patricia Illich. 2019 marked the last year of the cash raffle at MCC. We thank all those who participated in the raffle and hope you will continue your support for MCC by investing in The MCC Fund.




Gator Chrysler Dodge Jeep Suzuki Isuzu Joe and Debbie Kelly Lacey & Lyons Attorneys at Law Stephen and Jennifer Lacey Monarch Homes - The Fleis Family Reynolds General Contractors, Inc. Mike and Kelly Reynolds The Segina Family Sutton Properties, LLP Cort and Kerry Sutton

Accuracy Waterjet LLC Jeff & Diana Aggas Don & Mary Alford All Custom Aluminum & Gutter King Anonymous Art & Devotion Arts for All Studio Rev. Douglas Bailey Caitlin Baldwin Ben & Jerry’s Rev. Ben Berinti, CPPS Missie Cannon-Valencia Backwater Restaurant Boniface Hiers Chris & Belinda Brown Mike Brown Coastal Bloom Ted & Jeanne Brunger Dan & Rachelle Butler Alberto & Tania Cabrera Zander & Stephanie Carraway Scott & Ann Collins Giuseppe & Stefania Colucciello Shawn & Mary Beth Corley Jennifer Cox Don & Adrienne Derenthal Derenthal Family Ernesto & Carolina D’Escoubet Direct Seafood Edwin & Dolly Disang Executive Cigar Shop & Lounge Barbara Finneran Lise Fishe William & Sharon Fitzpatrick Brian & Kristen Fleis Kerry Fleis Rex Fordham Al & Colleen Fuller Jonathan & Nicole Gies Glam Culture Glenn’s Automotive Pete & Stephanie Goins Kristen Heath Hemingway’s Tavern Kevin Henderson ‘88 Ed & Laurie Henry Ernie & Mary Herrington Rita Herschbach Hilton Melbourne Beach Oceanfront Valerie Hoese Holy Land Stone Company

VITAS Healthcare - Jennifer Nygaard NECTAR SPONSOR:

RRL Insurance & Cobia Insurance Agency Paul and Lisa Zizzo THE HIVE SPONSOR:




Certified General Contractors, Inc. Solaris Healthcare & Senior Living Merritt Island Shawn and Mary Beth Corley THE SANTORINI SPONSOR:

Deacon & Mrs. James Stokes THE MYKONOS SPONSOR:

Mr. & Mrs. Samuel C. Tippmann DESSERT SPONSOR:

The Smeen Family COMMITTEE:

Adrienne Stewart-Derenthal ‘96 - Chair Melissa Brown Zander Carraway Karin Harnden Debbie Kelly Lynn Jaime Jen Lacey Maggie Martin Judy Paternoster ‘88 Kelly Winn Reynolds ‘95 Kerry Sutton April White


GREEN & GOLD GALA Tina Jenicek Jennifer Jennings David & Maurie Jones Sarah Karp Scott & Ann Kasch Anita Kealer Paul & Jennifer Kearney Joe & Debbie Kelly Kinna Dry Bar Kiwi Tennis Club Summer Kleier Paul & Jennifer Kolarik Patrick & Jay Koster Timothy & Rosemary Laird Jim & Stacey LaMontagne Lather Salon Chris & Roxanne Lestrange Reese & Shannon Lewis Richie Lierman Longboard House Long Doggers Robert & JoJo MacDonald Stephen & Mary MacDonald Dr. Mike MacKay Mike & Jan MacKay Jim & Maggie Martin Mary Mathis Carlo & Christina Mattiello MCC Athletic Department MCC Boys & Girls Golf Team MCC Boys & Girls Soccer Team MCC Cheerleading MCC Girls Lacrosse MCC International Program MCC Swim Team MCC Track Team MCC Volleyball Team Michael McMaullan Melbourne Podiatry Associates Melbourne Hand Center Michael’s For Men & Women Michael’s Liquor Morning Glory Notre Dame Club of Melbourne John & Jennifer O’Neill Pane E Vino Italian Restaurant Pappagallo’s Alan & Judy Paternoster Glenn Paternoster Nilsa Patterson Rev. Jeremiah Payne

Alex & Grace Pelc Premiere Theaters Oaks 10 Chris & Josie Quiroz Walter & Michele Ramsay Reddick Orthodontics Gareth Reese Nick Regina & Joan Perry ReMax - Amanda Moyles Gonnella ‘97 Michael & Kelly Reynolds Paul Rieth & Irma Donis Pat & Barbara Roth Joe & Laura Rozengota John & Maria Russell Scott’s Sporting Goods & Embroidery Daniel & Kelly Segina Paul & Katia Seitz Carrie Seringer David & Debra Shorthouse Sir Walters Uniforms Skewers Mediterranean Grille Eddie & Joyce Smeen Brian & Natalie Solomon State Farm - Eric Ponce Jim & Claudia Stokes John & Katie Struckman Sun On the Beach Suntree Country Club Arturo & Jennifer Tecson Rob & Candee Terry The Sutton Family The Beachside Café The Blueberry Muffin The Broken Barrel Tavern The Dove III The Etc Shoppe The Scrambled Egg Café Johnmichael & Deb Thistle Sam & Misty Tippmann Jaime & Ambre Vargas Carolyn Varrelmann Kim Vilardebo Tracy Wales Patrick & April White Judd White Tessie Wilkie John Wilson & Valorie Houk Rev. Vince Wirtner, CPPS Gerry & Teri Zinone



Mr. & Mrs. Howard Buescher Most Rev. John Noonan, Diocese of Orlando

Gold $500,000.00 +

Ascension Catholic Community Mr. & Mrs. John P. Donovan Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Michael H. Erdman II Dr. & Mrs. Frank A. Franco Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community Mrs. Marcia A. Sullivan

Green $250,000.00 +

Mr. & Mrs. Sammy S. Cacciatore Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Patrick E. Roth

Hustler $100,000.00 +

Anita Monty Trust Anonymous Church of Our Saviour Community Foundation for Brevard Mrs. Karen Faust Mr. & Mrs. Edward M. Fleis Immaculate Conception Catholic Community Mr. & Mrs. George Kellgren Dr. & Mrs. Michael J. McLaughlin ‘76 Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Community Mr. & Mrs. Charles G. Reed Dr. & Mrs. Jose A. Reilova Rossetter Estate Fund St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community St. Joseph Catholic Community St. Luke Catholic Community

Benefactor $50,000.00 +

Anonymous Champions Club Mr. Joseph M. Flammio Harris Corporation Mr. & Mrs. Richard P. McNeight Ms. Joan McWilliams Mr. Joseph A. Oswald & Ms. Claudia Wu Mr. Jeffrey J. Piotrowski Mr. & Mrs. Randall Poliner Dr. & Mrs. Douglas P. Sorensen Mr. & Mrs. Scott Sorensen Mr. & Mrs. Paul L. Verlander ‘73 Dr. & Mrs. Gary M. Weiss Mr. Ronald R. Young

Sponsor $25,000.00 +

Anonymous Board of County Commissioners Catholic Heart WorkCamp, LLC Certified General Contractors, Inc. Divine Mercy Catholic Community Dr. & Mrs. Carl Doughty


Enid D. Adicks Charitable Trust Forever Young Family Foundation Mr. Walter J. Gatti Google Dr. & Mrs. Allen S. Henry Rev. Robert Hoeffner Mr. John R. Kancilia Mr. & Mrs. Joseph M. Kelly Mr. Michael F. Maguire Sr. Dr. & Mrs. Briant G. Moyles Dr. & Mrs. David C. Muh Our Lady of Grace Catholic Community Mr. & Mrs. Eric A. Ponce Dr. & Mrs. Christopher J. Prusinski Dr. & Mrs. James M. Ronaldson Ms. Wendy R. Rossi Shema Ministry, Inc. Rev. Francis X. J. Smith Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Switzler Three W International Ms. Zee M. Tenewitz ‘78 Mrs. Eileen Vicari Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Wells Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Wienckoski

Member $10,000.00 +

Mr. & Mrs. Stanley L. Adams Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Alcorn III Mr. & Mrs. Donald R. Alford Mr. & Mrs. W. Robert Anderson Jr. Anonymous Mr. & Mrs. James Bagnell ‘94 Bank of America Mr. & Mrs. Joel E. Boyd Mrs. Dorothy M. Brett Mr. & Mrs. Michael C. Burke Mrs. Miriam Burns ‘80 Mr. & Mrs. Carl A. Carothers ‘77 Catholic Charities of Central Florida The Catholic Foundation of Central Florida Mr. & Mrs. Gary Cederstrom Mr. & Mrs. Mark Chapman Computer Associates International, Inc. Mr. & Dr. Brian Crane Mr. & Mrs. Stephen A. Cremerius Mr. & Mrs. William J. Culla Delta Air Lines Foundation DEX Imaging, Inc. Lt. Col. & Mrs. Robert Dillon ‘65 Rev. Peter Dolan Mrs. Margot J. DuBois ‘77 Mrs. Leasha D. Flammio-Watson ‘88 Mr. & Mrs. Brian J. Fleis ‘90 For The Kingdom Press Dr. & Mrs. Kenneth L. Gibbs Dr. & Mrs. Jeff Godwin Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Grammig ‘74

Mr. & Mrs. J. Robert Gunther Ms. Kathleen Hensley Mr. & Mrs. Michael C. Hill Holy Spirit Catholic Community Honeywell Island Lincoln Mercury Jer Jef Construction, Inc. Dr. & Mrs. Eugene Killeavy Mr. & Mrs. Steven Kirkman Knights of Columbus #3746 Father Gabriel Council Knights of Columbus #5845 Bishop Verot Council KOCH Foundation, Inc. Dr. & Mrs. Rhodes M. Kriete Dr. & Dr. Timothy Laird Mr. & Mrs. Robert P. MacDonald Dr. & Dr. Fairuz Matuk Dr. & Dr. Jeffrey McDougall Mr. & Mrs. John G. McGrath Mr. & Mrs. William C. McKegg Jr. Mr. & Mrs. Bernard H. McLaughlin Jr. Melbourne Terrace RCC, LLC Renovation Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation, Inc. Dr. & Mrs. Roger D. Montz Mr. & Mrs. Timothy R. Muth Mr. & Mrs. Joseph M. Nemethy Dr. & Mrs. Mario C. Oliveira Mr. & Mrs. Perry Osman Mr. Gerard J. Oswald Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Paige Mr. & Mrs. Alan J. Paternoster Mr. & Mrs. Gordon M. Patterson Mr. & Mrs. Clyde J. Pittman Mrs. Susan L. Rauch ‘70 Mr. & Mrs. James K. Reynolds Dr. & Mrs. William E. Riebsame ‘73 Mr. Terry C. Rossi Dr. & Mrs. Jeffrey A. Rost St. Mary’s Catholic Community Mr. & Mrs. Thomas R. Schmutz Ms. Carolyn S. Seringer Mr. Thomas F. Shine ‘73 Ms. Cecelia A. Sicinski Dr. & Mrs. Edward St. Mary Mr. & Mrs. Scott M. Steele ‘81 Mr. Val M. Steele Mr. Nick A. Stein Mr. & Mrs. Cort Sutton Dr. & Mrs. Jeffrey A. Swalchick Mr. James S. Tully ‘75 The Honorable & Mrs. George B. Turner Volk Law Offices Mr. & Mrs. Thomas P. Warwick Wells Fargo Educational Matching Gift Program Mr. & Mrs. Michael H. Williams

ENSURING THE LEGACY Scholarship Fund Ascension Catholic Community The Catholic Foundation of Central Florida Church of Our Saviour Catholic Community Googlers Give Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community Mr. Frank W. Kern ‘69 Knights of Columbus Bishop Verot Council #5485 Knights of Columbus Saint Joseph Council #7408 Knights of Columbus Saint Joseph Council #7408 Ladies Auxiliary The Oswald Family St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community St. Joseph Catholic School St. Mary Catholic Community

Board of Directors:


Rev. Scott Circe Chairman

Mr. Nick Regina President Mr. Ernie Herrington Principal Mr. Tom Dooley Dean of Students Mr. Dan Ensell Campus Ministry Director Mr. Ed Henry Athletic Director Mrs. Ann Kasch Admissions Director Mrs. Donna Michaels-Campbell Guidance Director Very Rev. Ivan Olmo Chaplain Mrs. Katia Seitz Controller

Ms. Carol Brinati Mr. Henry Fortier Mrs. Lisa Kolb Dr. Jean-Marie van der Elst Mr. Nick Regina Mr. Ernie Herrington



Mrs. Katia Seitz

Day of Giving

Mrs. Roxanne Lestrange


“As an alum along with both of my brothers, it was the obvious choice to conclude Aaron’s parochial school (Our Lady Of Lourdes) education at MCC. My husband was also the product of parochial school education in Indianapolis (Holy Spirit). A faith-based education that emphasizes the beatitudes, Catholic-Christian values and strong moral character is essential to the growth of young adults, perhaps what is lacking in today’s society but stressed at MCC. The emphasis on college prep and academics were also pivotal in our choice to make the sacrifice to send Aaron to MCC. To quote Pope John Paul II, “In a cultural climate in which moral norms are often to be matters of personal preference, Catholic Schools have a crucial role in leading the younger generation in responding to the demands of the truth.” MICHELLE PARKER TURNER ‘88 AND HER HUSBAND TIM, PARENTS OF AARON MCC CLASS OF 2021


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