The Distinguished Alumni Awards are bestowed upon Saint Martin’s alumni for outstanding service to Saint Martin’s, to their local communities, or for incredible professional achievement in their field. These men and women are awarded with honors for exceeding societal expectations, breaking the mold, and helping to make the world a better place. 

Distinguished Alumni Honorees

  • 2018 Distinguished Alumni
    • Thomas “Tom” Barte ’68 - Service to Saint Martin’s
    • George A. Parker, Ph.D. ’71 - Professional Achievement
    • Christine Schaller ’93 - Professional Achievement
    • Fr. George Seidel, O.S.B. HS’50, ’55 - Benedictine Service Award
    • Perry Shea ’84 - Service to Community
    • John Spiller, Sr. HS’24, ’26 - Service to Saint Martin’s †
    • Christopher Thomsen ’80 - Professional Achievement
  • 2017 Distinguished Alumni
    • Paula V. Bouwer-Ronshaugen ’86 - Service to Community
    • Peter Fluetsch HS’56, ’58 - Professional Achievement
    • Andy Hwang ’94 - Professional Achievement
    • Ivan Lui-Kwan ’67 - Professional Achievement
    • Abbot Neal Roth, O.S.B. ’65 - Service to Saint Martin’s
    • James “Jim” Swenson HS’74 - Service to Saint Martin’s
  • 2016 Distinguished Alumni
    • Arthur “Art” Fillazar ’73 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Mary Gentry, J.D. ’73 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Gery Gerst ’71 – Professional Achievement
    • Eliseo John “EJ” Juarez ’08 – Young Alumnus/Professional Achievement
    • Richard “Dick” Mitchell ’55 – Service to Saint Martin’s
  • 2015 Distinguished Alumni
    • Dr. George Christian “Chris” Harris HS ’55, ’59 (dec.) – Professional Achievement
    • Thomas “Tom” Hillier, II, J.D. ’69 – Professional Achievement
    • Inge Marcus ’82 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Jonathan Sprouffske, J.D. ’04 – Young Alumnus/Service to Community
  • 2004 Distinguished Alumni
    • Dr. B. Robert “Bob” Aigner HS ’46, ’48 – Professional Achievement
    • Robert P. “Bob” Mallon HS ’51 – Professional Achievement/Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Kathie Perz ’71 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • David Richard “Dick” Pust ’75 – Professional Achievement/Service to Community
    • Br. Lawrence Vogel, O.S.B. (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
  • 2003 Distinguished Alumni
    • Abbot Lambert Burton, O.S.B. (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
    • Ray Corpuz, Jr. ’69 – Professional Achievement
    • Thomas “Tom” Finch, Sr. HS ’49, ’55 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s/Service to Community
    • Michael “Mike” ’57 and Jan ’89 Halliday (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Terance “Terry” Massoth HS ’60 – Service to Saint Martin’s
  • 2002 Distinguished Alumni
    • Leslie “Les” Bailey, Ph.D. ’64 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Joseph “Joe” Hill, Ph.D. HS ’58 – Professional Achievement
    • Joseph “Joe” Lehman HS ’62, ’68 – Professional Achievement
    • Fr. John Scott, O.S.B., Ph.D. ’67 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
    • Brian Ziegler, P.E. ’79 – Service to Community
  • 2001 Distinguished Alumni
    • Maj. Philip “Phil” Carbaugh, USAF (Ret.) ’76 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Fr. Clement Pangratz, O.S.B. ’43 – Benedictine Service Award
    • Dr. Linda Rasmussen ’84 – Professional Achievement
    • The Honorable Joseph A. “Joe” Thibodeau ’62 – Professional Achievement
  • 2000 Distinguished Alumni
    • Michael “Mike” Endicott ’65 – Professional Achievement
    • James “Jim” Fouts ’51 (dec.) – Service to Community
    • Fr. Gerard Kirsch, O.S.B. HS ’61, ’65 – Benedictine Service Award
    • Ralph Osgood ’79 – Service to Saint Martin’s/Service to Community
  • 1999 Distinguished Alumni
    • Fr. Urban Feucht, O.S.B. HS ’46, ’51 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
    • John Firkins ’57 – Professional Achievement
    • Sr. Angela Hoffman, O.S.B., Ph.D. ’71 – Professional Achievement
    • James “Jim” Malvey HS ’56, ’63– Professional Achievement/Service to Community
    • Col. James “Jim” Sims, USMC (Ret.) HS’57, ’62 – Service to Saint Martin’s
  • 1998 Distinguished Alumni
    • Fr. Alfred Hulscher, O.S.B. HS ’51, ’56 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
    • Paul Luvera, Jr., J.D. ’57 – Professional Achievement
    • Baillie Russell-Brown ’74 – Professional Achievement
    • Paschal Sherman, Ph.D. ’16 (dec.) – Service to Community
  • 1997 Distinguished Alumni
    • Gary Grant ’56 – Service to Community
    • Porn Paul Israngkun ’70 (dec.) – Professional Achievement
    • Fr. Sebastian Ruth, O.S.B. ’06 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
  • 1996 Distinguished Alumni
    • Constantine “Gus” Angelos ’52 (dec.) – Professional Achievement
    • Terence “Terry” Monaghan, P.E., CEng ’62 – Professional Achievement
    • Edward “Ed” Schaller, Jr. HS’62, ’66 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Rev. Jerome Toner, O.S.B., Ph.D. HS’18, ’28 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
  • 1995 Distinguished Alumni
    • Charles “Chuck” Brayshaw HS ’60 – Professional Achievement
    • Louis Patrick “Pat” Campbell HS ’33 (dec.) – Service to Community
    • Dr. Louis H. Clerf HS ’06 (dec.) – Professional Achievement
    • Alan “Al” Eckroth HS ’62,’66 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Fr. Bede Ernsdorff, O.S.B., Ph.D. ’28 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • John Ishii, Ph.D. HS ’38, ’42 (dec.) – Alumni Association Honoree
    • Thomas “Tom” Kane, P.E. ’50 (dec.) – Professional Achievement
    • Donal Neil "Mike" O'Callaghan ’49 (dec.) – Professional Achievement
    • Thomas “Tom” O’Grady HS ’44, ’45 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Fr. Placidus Reischman, O.S.B., Ph.D. ’50 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s
    • Julius “Jule” Schwartz HS ’47 (dec.) – Service to Community
    • Fr. George Seidel, O.S.B., Ph.D. HS ’50, ’55 – Alumni Association Honoree
    • Edward “Ed” Wack ’59 – Alumni Association Honoree
  • 1984-1994 Alumni Association Honorees
    • 1984 - Arthur “Art” Acuff, Sr. (dec.)
    • 1986 - Michael “Mike” Contris, Sr. HS’28, ’30 (dec.)
    • 1987 - Fr. Michael Feeney, O.S.B. ’42 (dec.)
    • 1988 - Richard “Dick” Roney ’64
    • 1989 - Fr. Kilian Malvey, O.S.B., D.Min. HS’55, ’64
    • 1990 - Abbot Gerald Desmond, O.S.B., Ph.D. HS’21, ’28 (dec.)
    • 1991 - Joseph “Joe” Alongi HS’62, ’66
    • 1992 - Fr. Richard Cebula, O.S.B. HS’32, ’34 (dec.) and Orin Hebert ’51
    • 1993 - Randi Johnson ’83 (dec.)
    • 1994 - Abbot Conrad Rausch, O.S.B. ’44 (dec.)