Alumni and friends of Gloucester Catholic High School will be honored on Sunday, November 18, during the annual Communion Breakfast.
The Alumni Association is pleased to announce the following award winners to be honored:
· John and Jackie O’Donnell Award (This award is given annually to a graduate of Gloucester Catholic who demonstrates generous service to the Gloucester Catholic school community)
Recipient: Dennis Barth, ‘80
Dennis has recently resigned as the head baseball coach at Gloucester Catholic. He is the all-time winner in games and is considered by many the best coach in the history of Gloucester Catholic. He has dedicated many hours to the program and has worked hard to insure that his players would move on to college.
· Dr. Frank & Catherine Kelly Award (This award is given annually to a friend of GCHS who through their good work brings honor and recognition to the school)
Recipient: Mary Kelly
Mrs. Kelly has done so much for St. Mary's and now Gloucester Catholic over the years. Through her efforts, Gloucester Catholic Junior High is thriving, spiritually, educationally, and socially. Mrs. Kelly is an exemplary teacher and a great role model and mentor for our junior high teachers.
· Thomas Stewart III Award (This is awarded to a Gloucester Catholic graduate that demonstrates selfless commitment and extraordinary service to the greater community.
Recipient: Dan Spencer, ‘78
Dan is a councilman in Gloucester City and works for Camden County Health Services. He always "demonstrates selfless commitment and extraordinary service to the greater community. Dan has assisted in cutting through red tape, and wrote letters of support and recommendation for deserving individuals. When there was a major flu epidemic several years ago, he arranged for the County to come to Gloucester Catholic and give flu shots to our students and staff, demonstrating that he is truly an advocate for GC.
· Gloucester Catholic Alumni Association Legacy Award (Given on a random basis to recognize someone who through their dedication and commitment to Gloucester Catholic through the years have left an indelible mark on the Gloucester Catholic Community)
Recipient: Mrs. Sally Gorman
Mrs. Gorman is a 1943 graduate of Gloucester Catholic and has been a devoted alumni and supporter of the school her entire life with her children also graduating GCHS. Mrs. Gorman has also been an equally strong supporter of St. Mary’s Parish.
The Mass begins at 9:00 am followed by breakfast. Both events will be held in the Msgr. Lucitt Hall. Tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased from Anne Barron at (856) 456-4400.