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

  • Steven F. Boedigheimer '71 - Professional Achievement 
  • John Donaldson '66 - Professional Achievement 
  • Fr. Meinrad Gaul '27 (posthumous)  - Benedictine Service to Saint Martin's 
  • Francis Iwasawa '60 (posthumous) - Service to Saint Martin's 
  • Maj. Gen. James Johnson, USA (Ret.) MBA '96 - Professional Achievement 
  • Rita Meldrum '95 - Service to Community 
  • LTC Rebecca Oldham '92 - Professional Achievement 
  • Mike Thibault '79 - Professional Achievement 

Read more about the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Honorees

  • John Carr '59 - Service to Saint Martin's
  • LTG Michael Canavan, USA, (Ret.) '78 - Professional achivement 
  • John Farrell '66 - Professional achievement 
  • Martie Moore '92 - Professional achievement 
  • The Sisters of the Monastery of Saint Gertrude - Benedictine Service to Saint Martin's
  • Dennis Reynolds '69 (dec.) - Professional achievement 
  • Don Robbins HS'50,'54,'84  - Service to Saint Martin's
  • Vince Strojan '68 - Service to Saint Martin's

Read more about the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Honorees

  • Armandino "Dino" Batali ’59 - Service to Saint Martin’s
  • Kenneth Berchtold '59 (dec.) - Service to Saint Martin's
  • Patrick Crumb '85 - Professional Achievement
  • Br. Boniface V. Lazzari, O.S.B. '67 - Benedictine Service Award
  • Christine Schoonover '69 - Professional Achievement
  • Michael Waske '66 - Service to Community

Read more about the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Honorees

  • 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
  • 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

Read more about the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Honorees

  • 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

Read more about the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Honorees

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gary Grant ’56 – Service to Community
  • Porn Paul Israngkun ’70 (dec.) – Professional Achievement
  • Fr. Sebastian Ruth, O.S.B. ’06 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
  • 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
  • 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 - 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.)