Mendel Catholic Prep Alumni Foundation, Inc.

"Building Mendel's Legacy through Charitable Works and Deeds"

 
2013 MENDEL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
 

Rev. Ronald Turcich, O.S.A.

    • Administrator/Dean
    • Educator/Coach
    • 14 Years of Service to Mendel Students
    • Friend

Fredrick H. Bates ‘76

    • Grad. Mendel Age 15/Marquette U. Age 18
    • Past President of Two Chicago-Area Bar Associations
    • Philanthropist & Augustinian Supporter

Robert S. Bates, Jr. ’69 (RIP)

    • National Debate Speech Champion
    • Accomplished Trial/Labor Lawyer
    • Distinguished Law Professor

Livio L. Andreatta ‘63

    • Army Baseball Champ/Youth Sports League Promoter
    • Successful Business Executive
    • Philanthropist & Augustinian Supporter

Wendell Blake ‘67

    • Wrestling Champion
    • Chicago Police Officer 24 Years-CHA Projects
    • Reading Tutor, Chicago Public Schools

G. Lawrence Bliss ‘61

    • Football/Baseball Player & Coach
    • Fund Manager
    • Philanthropist & Augustinian Supporter

Dennis Bugajski ‘69

    • Wrestling Champion
    • Educator
    • Coach

Jerome C. Crane ‘85

  • Multi-Sport Athlete & NFL Tryouts
  • University of Notre Dame Administrator
  • Speaker & Philanthropist

Ronald S. Dubin ‘63

    • Mendel Bowling Champion
    • Army Baseball Champion
    • Mendel Alumni Stalwart & Augustinian Supporter

Coach Michael Flaherty

    • Basketball “Coach of the Year” 6 Times
    • Illinois Coach’s Hall of Fame
    • Lewis University Hall of Fame

     

John P. Gener ‘70

    • Award Winning College Football Player/Weight Lifter
    • Very Highly Decorated San Diego Police Detective
    • Philanthropist

Jerry A. Hansen ‘77

    • Valedictorian
    • Distinguished Professor
    • Philanthropist

Dr. Ewald Horwath, MD ‘71

    • Chairman of Psychiatry Departments
    • Award Winning Educator
    • “Outstanding Professional of the Year” Award

John Knoebel ‘75

    • 13 Varsity Mendel Letters/Minor League Baseball
    • Academic Distinction
    • Community Health Pioneer/Philanthropist

Edward Kress ‘71

    • Wrestling Champion and Coach
    • Self Defense Trainer
    • Newspaper Contributing Writer

Coach Michael F. Manderino ‘70

    • Minor League Baseball Player
    • Multiple Sport Championship Coach
    • Baseball & Basketball “Coach of the Year”

Benjamin J. McCall ‘77

    • Professional Football Player
    • Educator/Dean
    • Works with “High Risk” High School Students

Willis Nance ’71 (RIP)

    • Mendel Basketball All-Star
    • Educator/Coach
    • Youth Pastor

Larry R. Rogers ‘65

    • One of the Nation’s Top Trial Attorneys
    • Past President of Several Legal Associations
    • Philanthropist

James Weber ‘71

    • Drafted by the Cubs
    • Successful Businessman
    • Part Owner, Arizona Diamondbacks, National League

Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Wilson ‘86

    • Valedictorian
    • Track and Field 3 Time Champion
    • Highly Decorated Intelligence USAF Officer
 

MENDEL HALL of FAME INDUCTEES

The Mendel Catholic Prep High School Hall of Fame is a living and growing shrine to the great and outstanding men who walked through the hallowed halls of Mendel and left having made a significant contribution to Mendel, and to the Chicago Catholic League.

These "Men of Mendel" went on to leave an indelible mark on the legacy of Mendel and to society. We recognize these "Men of Mendel" not only for their accomplishments, but because they personify the mark of

"True Mendel Gentlemen".

These men are Mendel's true and lasting legacy!


MEN OF MENDEL's HALL OF FAME

 
2001 INDUCTEES
CLASS
Bill Gallagher
55
Rich O'Heir
55
Jim Andreotti
56
Al Sabal
56
Pat Murphy
57
John Novosel
57
Ed Bohan(RIP)
58
Mike Woulfe (RIP)
58
Ed Burke
59
Jim Vlazny
59
Joe Farrell
60
Dr. Thomas Goberville
60
Honorable Michael Sheehan
61
Honorable Frank Meekins
61
Jack Vlazny
61
Peter Cetera
62
Jim Riordan
62
Pat Conroy
63
Frank Fasner
63
Pat Ormsby
64
Dennis Meitzman; PHD
64
Bob Munoz
65
Kevin Duffy (RIP)
65
Mr. Kenneth Delaney (RIP)
Educator
Lou Guida (RIP)
Educator/Coach, Dean of Catholic League Coaches
Joe Magee
Educator/Coach
Ben Riley
Educator/Coach
Very Reverend John L. Seary, OSA (RIP)
Founder of Mendel, Principal, Educator
Bishop John C McNabb,  OSA
Educator/Missionary
Father Jack Gavin, OSA
Principal of Mendel, Educator, Coach
Father Tom Nash, OSA
Educator/Coach
Very Reverend Theodore E. Tack, OSA
Educator/prior General of Order
Father Daniel J Hartigan, OSA
Educator
Father Alfred M. Burke, OSA
Educator/Missionary
 
2003 INDUCTEES
CLASS
 
Reverend James Friedel, OSA
55
Walter T. Maher
55
Frank Solatka
55
David Houle
56
Reverend Thomas L. Osborne, OSA
57
Charles Schwarz
58
Charles Calvano
59
Walter E. Katuzny (RIP)
59
Reverend R. William Sullivan, OSA
59
Reverend W. Timothy Cuny, OSA
60
Bishop Dan Turley, OSA
60
Reverend Don Lewandowski, OSA
61
Honorable Judge Daniel J. Lynch
61
Patrick M. Durkin
61
Lester Trilla
63
Reverend Richard J. McGrath, OSA
64
Brother Jack Hibbard, OSA
69
Reverend John Sotak, OSA
69
Tracy D. Campbell
72
Reverend Thomas Griffin, OSA
72
Eric Rouse
75
Anthony "Tony" Wilkins
75
Anthony Edward Johnson
79
Ernest Young
87
Michael Curtin
Teacher/Coach
Leo Hennessy
Teacher/Coach
 
2005 INDUCTEES
CLASS
 
Rich Stemaszek
67
Martin Bush (RIP)
67
Tom Gavin
67
Bruce Bugajski
68
Michael Hinsburger
68
Pat Sheahan
70
Steve Bonner
72
Honorable Judge George Stephenson
76
Robert James
77
Corman Franklin
78
Coach Ed Adams
Coach
Father Erwin Dodge, OSA
Educator
Rodney Chambers
86
 
2008 INDUCTEES
CLASS
 
James P. Brennan
58
James P. Gallagher
58
Robert Napoli
58
John A. Blaeser
59
Father Gene F. Smith
59
David R. Hirtz
59
John T. Doody
62
William Hennessey
62
Darrell B. Jackson
76
Honorable Judge Leroy K. Martin, Jr
77
2011 INDUCTEES
CLASS
Chuck (Charlie) Dreas
58
John J. (Jack) George
59
Arthur Moreno
59
Terrance W. Gainer
65
Bill Windauer
68
Paul Carvey. PHD
68
John J. Quattrocki
71
Ald. Robert Fioretti
71
Mark Stephen O'Hare
72
Bernie Tafoya
75
Tom Boskey
75
Kerwin Hudson
77
Louis S. Hureston
78
Donald Ledin
Teacher/Disciplinarian/Coach
Edward McAlister
Teacher/Coach

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