Alumnus of the Year

The distinguished Alumnus of the Year honoree is acknowledged at the annual Alumni Senior luncheon, a tradition that began in 1987.

This award is presented to an alumnus who sets and achieves exemplary standards for himself personally as well as his chosen fields. To be nominated for the award, an alumnus must meet the following criteria: His outstanding loyalty and support of U of D Jesuit serves as an example to all members of the U of D Jesuit Community. He has distinguished himself through outstanding achievement in his chosen field or profession. He uses his talents and skills for those in need, consistent with the theme "Men for Others." He serves as a positive role model for U of D Jesuit students through consistent application of high moral and ethical standards. Nominations for the award should be sent to the Alumni Office for consideration. Contact Jack Donnelly '99, Director of Alumni Relations, at 313-927-2304 for more information.

2019 Alumnus of the Year - Tom Capo '69

Tom Capo '69 was honored as Alumnus of the Year for 2019 at the 32nd Annual Alumni Senior Luncheon on April 17, 2019.


Listed alphabetically below are the individuals who have been recognized with the honor of

Alumnus of the Year.

Mike Alioto '66 Monsignor Hickey '11 Michael Parks '61
Eric Ayers '80 Butch Hollowell '77 Ed Parks '57
Tim Babcock '60 Mario Iacobelli '56 Tom Payne '47
Arthur Barkey '41 David Jansen '73 Douglas Pearl '22
Charlie Batcheller '54 Frank Jerneycic '66 Jerome Petz '33
David Bayne '35 Jeff Jorissen '63 Val Pieronek '35
Bill Blackwell '73 Larry Joseph '66 Dick Pieronek '44
Ray BonAnno '58 Tom Kavanagh '34 Cass Pieronek '40
Walter Booker '80 Howard Keating '38 Mitch Pieronek '42
Otis Brawley '77 Terry Keating '56 Michael Porter '71
Michael Brennan '38 Dan Kelly '53 Bernie Powell '30
Lawrence Britt '29 Bill Kovacic '70 George Reno '40
Dave Buchanan '57 Dick Krajenke '40 John Rhea '83
Frank Canfield '54 Ed Kronk '64 Ron Rice '90
Tom Capo '69 John Kruse '44 Don Sarin '53
Malcolm Carron '35 John Langan '57 Paul Schafer '28
Mike Cavanagh '58 Elmore Leonard '43 Carl Schmidt '37
Con Chapman '51 Mike Leonatti '54 Richard Schroeter '33
Thomas Conlan '30 Raymond LeVeque '18 John Schwarz '39
Jim Conlan '33 Marshall Lochbiler '14 John Shepanek '54
Guy Consolmagno '70 Pat Longe '51 Ed Shumaker '31
William Cooney '31 Paul Louisell '67 Gene Simon '43
Tom Coyne '62 Art Loveley '31 Toby Small '59
Jack Curley '63 Hubert Maino '23 Clarke Smith '60
Jim Curran '62 Sal Malek '67 Steve Snider '65
Walter Czarnecki '61 Dan Malone '71 Joseph Starrs '26
Bob Delonis '70 John Malone '44 Celestin Steiner '16
John Desmond '63 Dave Marantette '26 Rudy Stonisch '48
Terry Desmond '59 Larry Marantette '67 Bob Storen '58
Moe DesRosiers '55 Bill McBrearty '19 Bill Swain '40
Dan Devine '52 Jack McCabe '38 Father Sweeney '30
Tim Dinan '83 Brian McCabe '44 Jerry Tannian '53
Jim Dingeman '34 Jim McDonald '57 Rick Tarnas '68
Dave Doherty '54 Pat McKeever '57 Mike Tenbusch '87
Larry DuMouchelle'52 Dick Measelle '56 Paul Teranes '54
Tom Eckert '66 Edward Miotke '16 Jim Thompson '55
Charles Fellrath '25 Jim Montie '64 Mike Timmis '57
Robert Finley '22 Frank Moran '36 Ron Torina '65
Alfred Fisher, Jr ‘38 George Morris '34 Andrew Valenti '44
Norman Fredericks '31 Chuck Muer '55 Dan Varner '87
Edmund Gallagher '33 Jerry Mularoni '47 Larry Wisne '66
John Gregg '74 Joseph Mulligan '61 Vern Witkowski '37
Francis Hally '31 James O'Hara '43 Robert Witt '43
Edward Harrigan '22 Tom O'Keefe '64 Mel Woodbeck '29
Arthur Hayes '22 Bill Oldani '30 Michael Workings '77