B.D.H.S. Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame recognizes the outstanding achievements and long-term commitment of Bishop Donahue High School alumni. A special recognition award is given to a friend of Bishop Donahue High School who is a visible witness to the students and community through their dedication and selfless giving.


2016 Hall of Fame Inductees: left to right…Denny Beiter, Brenda Beiter, Larry Ferrera Jr., John “Jay” Zimla, Jane Krupica, and Aaron Poe (absent).

Hall of Fame Members

Dan Angalich ’82 Rudy Bilich ’72 Danielle Block ’05
Dennis Bowman ’74 Dr. Antonia DeCrease Cappelletti `69 Julia Chincheck `75
Carole Coleman ’68 Lynn Pucharich Cook ’75 Pat Durkin ’75
William Ebbert ’60 Lawrence Ferrera Jr. `63 Anne Fox ’71
Sandra Mucheck Frasnelli ’61 Sarah Twigg Gaughenbaugh `75 Nancy Zainoon Georges `80
Andrew “Andy” Gonta `76 JoBeth Gross ’05 Patricia Cook Haegele ’68 
Fr. Raymond Jablinske ’59  Chris Kessler `81 Senator Jeff Kessler ’74
Donna Manning Krupica ’73 Jane Grondalski Krupica `71 Tom Krupica Sr. ’74
Carolyn A. Lander Lewis `59 Sigrid Little ’63 Mary Kanick Mason ’74
Aaron Poe `97 Dr. Frances Pucharich `86 Mary Sue Materkoski Rodriguez `73
Nick Sparachane ’71  Norm Stenger ’66  Bernie Twigg ’73
 Tom Welsh ’86 Dr. Terry L. Williams `70  Dr. Susan Kady Wilson ’83
 Tom Wise ’76 Frank Yankovich ’82 Carol Adamiak Yarnall ’59
 Rita Yeager ’65  John “Jay” Zimla `85  

Special Recognition Award Members

 Dennis and Brenda Beiter Mr. Rick Blake Mr. and Mrs. Charles Melko
Mrs. Loretta Metz Mr. and Mrs. Jim Welsh Mr. Emil Nardone
Mrs. Katherine Twigg Long Mr. Roger Smith Mr. Jonathan Turak and Gold, Khourey, and Turak, L.C.

Nominees for the Bishop Donahue High School Hall of Fame must meet one or a combination of the following criteria.

Alumnus or Alumnae
The nominee must be an alumnus/alumnae who has achieved success in his/her chosen field and who has led an exemplary life. The alumnus/alumnae has significantly witnessed gospel values in his/her personal, professional and public life that were learned at Bishop Donahue

Special Recognition Award (does not have to be an Alumni)
Nominee has had a long-term commitment to Bishop Donahue High School having served in various capacities throughout the school for a number of years; has been a significant donor to Bishop Donahue causes or who was a parent who promoted family Christian values and Catholic education with their family becoming a cornerstone of Donahue.

Voting Committee
Development Director
Faculty Member
School Board President
Hall of Fame Honorees are included in the voting body.