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UC Hall of Fame Induction
September 2021

Union Catholic Hall of Fame Categories

 

Union Catholic's rich athletic history is what prompted the inception of the Hall of Fame, with the desire to acknowledge those who have excelled in their particular field. In 2008, the Hall of Fame expanded its honorees to recognize not only athletes, but other alumni, faculty, friends and parents who have made a significant impact on the UC Community, their profession, or society.

Nominations for induction to the Hall of Fame are based on the following categories:

 

Alumni: Honors alumni who have made significant contributions in volunteer, academic or professional pursuits

 

Arts: Honors individuals who have distinguished themselves in the Arts

 

Athletics: Honors outstanding athletic achievements of an individual, team or coach while at UC, or in their post-UC athletic careers

 

Community Leader: Honors individuals who have distinguished themselves through their philanthropic efforts, in the spirit and tradition of community service at UC

 

Educator: Honors current or former UC faculty or staff members who epitomize the UC values of excellence, respect for learning, and service to others, and who have made a lasting impression on UC

 

Parent: Honors current or past Union Catholic parents who have dedicated time and talent to promoting the core values of Union Catholic

 

UC Hero: Honors exceptional individuals who have displayed heroic qualities and/or achievements

 

Click here for Nomination Form:

 

Congratulations

Union Catholic Hall of Fame Class of 2021

 

ALUMNI

Patrick OHanlon 85

Fabiana Pierre-Louis 98

 

ATHLETICS

Neil Horne, Jr.
Neil Horne, III
88
Michael McCabe

Jim Wood
68

 

COMMUNITY LEADER

Joe Connolly
Daniel
Buddy LeRose 74

 

EDUCATOR

Reverend James F. Spera 70

 

PARENTS

Lynn & Michael DAntico
Jennifer & Jim
81 Siburn
 
UC Hero
David Babbitt 75

 


The 2021 Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

was held on September 17, 2021 at

Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, NJ. 

 

 

To donate to the Union Catholic Hall of Fame Endowed Scholarship,  click here:

https://www.unioncatholic.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=447858&type=d&pREC_ID=1025882

 
 
 
Hall of Fame  2019 - VIP Reception and Induction Dinner Photos

Hall of Fame Members    (listed by year of induction)

 

 

2021

  • Patrick OHanlon 85 Alumni
  • Fabiana Pierre-Louis 98 Alumni
  • Neil Horne, Jr. Athletics
  • Neil Horne, III 88 Athletics
  • Michael McCabe Athletics
  • Jim Wood 68 Athletics
  • Joe Connolly Community Leader
  • Daniel Buddy LeRose 74 Community Leader
  • Reverand James F. Spera 70 Educator
  • Lynn & Michael DAntico Parents
  • Jennifer & Jim 81 Siburn Parents
  • David Babbitt 75 UC Hero
 

2019

  • William Griffin '75 - Alumni
  • Kevin Kutchaver '75 - Arts
  • James Reagan, Sr. - Athletics
  • 2005 Girls Volleyball Team - Athletics
  • Al Smith - Community Leader
  • Mary Cullinane '85 - Educator
  • Sister Irma Gazzillo, SSJ - Educator
  • Sister Ann Sullivan, SSJ - Educator
  • Sisters of Saint Joseph - Educator
  • William & Felicia* McLaughlin - Parents
  • John & Nancy* Occhipinti - Parents
 
 
 

2017

  • Peter Tierney ‘66 - Alumni
  • Dennis Boyle ‘66 - Arts
  • Cheryl Cop Hart ‘89 - Athletics
  • Laura Iden ‘98 - Athletics
  • Martin Mazick ‘68 - Community Leader
  • Monica Howlett Vermeulen ‘69 - Community Leader
  • Maryann Farrell - Educator
  • Sister Mary Raymond Alkazin, RSM* - Educator
  • Patricia & Vito Gagliardi, Jr. - Parents

 

2015

  • Kenneth Clifford '74 - Alumni
  • Al Ashmont '84 - Athletics
  • 1973-74 Boys Soccer Team - Athletics
  • 1989 Girls Softball Team - Athletics
  • Jane Albert - Community Leader
  • Myrna McManus - Educator
  • Lou Merola '66 - Educator
  • Barbara & Bill Butler - Parents

 

2012

  • James Venezia, Jr. '66 - Alumni
  • Nancy Richardson Saggio '88 - Athletics
  • Tiffany Wilson '90 - Community Leader
  • Sister Percylee Hart, RSM - Educator
  • Anne & Bob Wischusen - Parents
  • Dominican Sisters of Caldwell - 50th Anniversary Legacy Award
  • Marist Brothers - 50th Anniversary Legacy Award

 

2010

  • John Del Giorno '88 - Alumni
  • Bill Sieben '70* - Athletics
  • Jess Ballweg Perkin '01 - Athletics
  • Carol Ann Riester Giardelli '72 - Community Leader
  • Bruce Zehnle - Educator
  • Mildred & Stephen Ritter* - Parents
  • Sister M. Eloise Claire Kays, RSM* - UC Hero

 

2008

  • Joseph Schurtz '71 - Alumni
  • Mike Brown '78 - Athletics
  • Mary & Arthur Ryan - Community Leader
  • Michael Marotti - Educator
  • Adele & Eugene Gatens - Parents
  • Kevin Apuzzio '02* - UC Hero

 

2006

  • Kris Durham '87 - Athletics
  • Jim Revel - Athletics
  • Rich Scialabba '70 - Athletics
  • 1988 Girls Basketball Team - Athletics
  • 1989 Girls Basketball Team - Athletics

 

2005

  • Ed Ehret '72 - Athletics
  • Bob Wischusen '89 - Athletics
  • 1981 Girls Swim Team - Athletics
  • 1982 Girls Swim Team - Athletics

 

 

 

2004

  • 1984 Boys Baseball Team - Athletics
  • 1987 Boys Basketball Team - Athletics
  • 1987 Girls Basketball Team - Athletics

 

1997

  • Rocky Lettieri - Athletics

 

1996

  • Kathy Matthews - Athletics

 

1995

  • Mike Allocco '69 - Athletics
  • Kim Hunter Turner '83 - Athletics
 
 

1994

  • Larry Del Guercio - Athletics
  • Kris Kirchner '77 - Athletics
  • Bette Schnitzer - Athletics
  • Billy Ziobro '66 - Athletics
 
 
*posthumously