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Distinguished Graduate Award

It is our belief that Catholic Schools provide an excellent education and produce outstanding citizens. The National Catholic Educational Association’s Distinguished Graduate Award is presented to our graduates who have made contributions to their community and church. Each year our Alumni Board selects St. Michael’s graduates who embody the spirit of Catholic education and have made contributions to their community and church. These awards are presented at a Mass in late January and are followed by a reception at the school.


The Distinguished Graduate Award has been awarded to:

Francis Bradasich
Class of 1939

Irma Cabrera
Class of 1997

Maria Cabrera Rendon
Class of 1989

Carmen Cotelessa Svensrud
Class of 1958

LaRon Doucet
Class of 1978

Josephine A. Green
Class of 1931

Marjorie Harvey
Class of 1975

Sister Eileen Hinsberger, O.P.
Class of 1951

Ronald Meyer
Class of 1949

Keyon Mitchell
Class of 2002

John Reimer
Class of 1957

Christopher Turner
Class of 1947

Sister Sheila Walsh
Class of 1943


The Distinguished Pastor Award has been awarded to:

Most Rev. David O’Connell
pastor at St. Michael’s from 2003-2015


The Distinguished Principal Award has been awarded to:

Sister Georgette Coulombe, O.P.
principal at St. Michael’s from 1986-2001


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