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

    John Spiller, Sr. HS’24, ’26 - Service to Saint Martin’s †
    George A. Parker, Ph.D. ’71 - Professional Achievement
    Fr. George Seidel, O.S.B. HS’50, ’55 - Benedictine Service Award
    Thomas “Tom” Barte ’68 - Service to Saint Martin’s
    Perry Shea ’84 - Service to Community
    Christine Schaller ’93 - Professional Achievement
    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
    Richard “Dick” Mitchell ’55 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    Eliseo John “EJ” Juarez ’08 – Young Alumnus/Professional Achievement

  • 2015 Distinguished Alumni

    Inge Marcus ’82 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    Jonathan Sprouffske, J.D. ’04 – Young Alumnus/Service to Community
    Thomas “Tom” Hillier, II, J.D. ’69 – Professional Achievement
    Dr. George Christian “Chris” Harris HS’55, ’59 (dec.) – Professional Achievement

  • 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
    David Richard “Dick” Pust ’75 – Professional Achievement/Service to Community
    Kathie Perz ’71 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    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

    Fr. John Scott, O.S.B., Ph.D. ’67 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
    Joseph “Joe” Lehman HS’62, ’68 – Professional Achievement
    Brian Ziegler, P.E. ’79 – Service to Community
    Joseph “Joe” Hill, Ph.D. HS’58 – Professional Achievement
    Leslie “Les” Bailey, Ph.D. ’64 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s

  • 2001 Distinguished Alumni

    The Honorable Joseph “Joe” Thibodaux ’62 – Professional Achievement
    Dr. Linda Rasmussen ’84 – Professional Achievement
    Maj. Philip “Phil” Carbaugh, USAF (Ret.) ’76 (dec.) – Service to Saint Martin’s
    Fr. Clement Pangratz, O.S.B. ’43 – Benedictine Service Award

  • 2000 Distinguished Alumni

    Michael “Mike” Endicott ’65 – Professional Achievement
    Ralph Osgood ’79 – Service to Saint Martin’s/Service to Community
    James “Jim” Fouts ’51 (dec.) – Service to Community
    Fr. Gerard Kirsch, O.S.B. HS’61, ’65 – Benedictine Service Award

  • 1999 Distinguished Alumni

    Sr. Angela Hoffman, O.S.B., Ph.D. ’71 – Professional Achievement
    Fr. Urban Feucht, O.S.B. HS’46, ’51 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
    John Firkins ’57 – Professional Achievement
    Col. James “Jim” Sims, USMC (Ret.) HS’57, ’62 – Service to Saint Martin’s
    James “Jim” Malvey HS’56, ’63– Professional Achievement/Service to Community

  • 1998 Distinguished Alumni

    Paul Luvera, Jr., J.D. ’57 – Professional Achievement
    Fr. Alfred Hulscher, O.S.B. HS’51, ’56 (dec.) – Benedictine Service Award
    Paschal Sherman, Ph.D. ’16 (dec.) – Service to Community
    Baillie Russell-Brown ’74 – Professional Achievement

  • 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.)
    Orin Hebert ’51

    1993
    Randi Johnson ’83 (dec.)

    1994
    Abbot Conrad Rausch, O.S.B. ’44 (dec.)