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MessengerPublished forthe alumni, friends, and family ofBishop Manogue Catholic High SchoolMost Reverend Randolph R. Calvo,Bishop Diocese of RenoRick Harris, PrincipalAnnie Turner, Director of DevelopmentThe Miner Messengeris published twice annually byBishop Manogue Catholic High School,110 Bishop Manogue Dr., Reno NV 89511.Editor, Jackie AllenDesign by Double Click DesignChanges in address and news itemsshould be sent to:bmchsinfo@bishopmanogue.org.Editor reserves all rightsto edit submitted material.Copyright © 2015Bishop Manogue Catholic High SchoolphIlOsOphyBishop Manogue Catholic HighSchool is a faith based communityworking together for the educationof all students. Catholic valuesand ideals are the basis forall instruction and interaction.The school community, togetherwith parents, alumni,and benefactors fosters an environmentthat supports academicachievement,spiritual growth, self-motivation,extra-curricular involvement,and Christian service.mIssIOnstatementEducating through Faith,Leadership, Knowledge,and Compassionon the coverThree of the 14 members of Bishop Manogue’s Classof 1950—the school’s first graduating class—attended the All-School Reunion on June 20.From the left: John Menicucci, Connie WaggonerSowell, and Patrick O’Halloran.Radiators • Heaters • Water Pumps • Air ConditioningAutomotive Smog &Diesel Exhaust Filter ServiceReno * Elko * Salt Lake City775-322-0191875 E. Second StreetReno, NV 89502For a valuable savings coupon:visit www.A1Radiator.com


deAr AluMni,FriendS And FAMilyGreetings from the Alumni Association! Throughout this issueof the Miner Messenger, you will see the many contributionsand success stories of our fellow alumni. We can be proudof these individuals and of all our alumni who achieve extraordinarythings on a day-to-day basis.This issue also highlights our All-School reunion held June20. What a great first-time event it was, and we look forwardto it growing to include even more ofyou in years to come. Special thanks toBob Ferrari ’54 who worked tirelessly togather the alumni of the “Old School”and bring so many dear friends togetherfor the weekend.His efforts in contacting those earliestgraduates is invaluable to the Alumni Association,as one our biggest challenges isstaying connected with our alumni base.To address this challenge we began theMissing Miner campaign last winter at www.bishopmanogue.org/alumni/MissingMiners. Visit the site, and if you know theaddress or email of one of our Missing Miners, let us know! Justemail bmchsinfo@bishopmanogue.org.There are other ways you can help us improve our events andprograms, as well. For instance, we would love to have specificcontact representatives for each graduating class to help us reachout to alumni, and to tell the Manogue story to prospectivestudents and other constituents. We will also be looking fornew Alumni Association Board members in the near future. ifyou would be willing to help in either of these capacities, pleaseemail us at bmchalumniassociation@gmail.com.As always, thanks for your continued support of our alma mater. ihope you are enjoying some happy and relaxing summer days!– Stacey Ting-Senini ‘81President,Bishop Manogue Catholic HighSchool Alumni AssociationBob Ferrari ’54 Vice PresidentKathleen rossi ’03 SecretaryJared rossi ’02 TreasurerChris Healy ’74 Alumni LiaisonChris Benna ’84 Parent LiaisonJulie lazovich Trotta ‘87 Committee Memberdebbie rossi Advisorilove this issue of the Miner Messenger because it celebratesour most recent graduates, our very first graduates, andevery graduate in between.Our first-ever All-School reunion in June was a big successand we were honored to have so many alumni on campus sharingand looking back on their years at Bishop Manogue.Our Class of 2015 Commencement ceremonyin May was also a memorable evening…sadbecause we were saying goodbyeto 154 amazing young people, and happybecause we know they are destined andwell prepared for exciting futures.in preparing my speech for Commencement,i asked the faculty and staffto each come up with one word theywould use to describe the Class of 2015.needless to say i got quite a variety ofanswers, just a few of which were: Fun, entertaining, involved,respectful, Friendly, Caring, Thoughtful, Ambitious, independent,Creative, Compassionate, Service-oriented, inspiring,Faith-filled.These words say a lot not only about the Class of 2015, butabout all of our alumni. They say that Manogue graduates livelife to the fullest; that they are doers; that they care for oneanother and for the people around them; that they know thatsuccess is worth the effort; and that they have God in theirhearts and in their lives.That last one means so much. One of the things i love aboutworking at a Catholic school is listening to the students talkabout their faith and discuss God in their lives. There areso many challenges in today’s society, but Manogue studentsknow they can turn to their faith for support and guidance.A graduation isn’t just an opportunity to recognize accomplishmentsand achievements, it’s a chance to pause and take stockbefore stepping out into the next phase of life. The graduates ofBishop Manogue Catholic High School have left here preparedto be leaders and innovators in our community, and toembrace the challenges of future education, careers, family life,volunteerism, faith, and citizenship. They have also left knowingthat they are always welcome back.The word i chose for the Class of 2015 was Family. Becausethey and every other alumni will always be a part of and lovedby the Manogue Family.– rick Harris, Principalsummer 2015 bishopmanogue.org3


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Congratulations to theClass of 2015!it was a breezy and beautiful evening on May 30, when the 154young men and women of the class of 2015 officially graduatedfrom Bishop Manogue Catholic High School. Good luck andbest wishes: may you be the Salt of the earth, may you be thelight of the World!Class of 2015 highlights:• Offered $10,020,658 in scholarships• Accepted at more than 120 colleges and universities• Four Military Academy appointments: nicholas Turner andStephen Osborne, united States Military Academy; andCassandra Mcelwee and Christa young, united States AirForce Academy• Commencement speaker: dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell ’97• Valedictorian: emilee Shaheen• Salutatorian: Sarah Pennington• national Merit Scholarship Finalist: Braden Matthews• Special graduation awards: Braden Matthews and laurenMazurowski, Knights of Columbus Citizenship Award;Christa young, diana Meyer Award; Web Charles, PatMonaghan Award; derrick Wang and emma Winkelman,Monsignor Williams Arts Award; Cassidy Crandell andScott Hinxman, Sister Carmen Baca Service Award;Matthew Hendrickson, Father Chuck Campus MinistryAward; Hope McGowan, General excellence Award; ZackaryTeats, Manogue Spirit Award; lauren Mazurowski and elyseZerweck, Morgan rose Matthews Heart of Manogue Award;ian deValliere, Bishop Manogue Award.2 3411 Cassandra McElwee is ready to walk.2 Keynote Speaker Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell ’973 Braden Matthews with diploma in hand.4 Soon-to-be-graduates process to the ceremony.TrAdiTiOn AwArdsAt any given commencement ceremony you can expect pretty much thesame components. There’s a procession. There’s a notable speaker or two.There’s the calling of names. There’s a conferral of diplomas.But every Bishop Manogue Catholic High School commencement has a littlesomething more that we’re very very proud of. At each ceremony we conferwhat we call our Tradition Awards, where current graduates with familymembers who also attended Manogue are called with them to the stage andrecognized. it’s not at all unusual to have three generations of Miners broughttogether during this particularly moving part of the ceremony—a tangible manifestationof the assertion that MAnOGue MeAnS FAMily.1 From left, Heidi Seevers Gansert ’81, MacKenzie Gansert ’11, Kirsten Gansert ’13, and Glenn Gansert ‘152 Riley Azevedo ’15 and Norman Azevedo ‘7912summer 2015 bishopmanogue.org5


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AluMni SPOTliGHTSantos Finds His nicheby neal Patrick Healy ‘11said former Manogue dean of StudentsBri Thoreson. “Without fail he would justhave a big grin and always had somethingfunny to say. i could always count onJarred to make me smile.”But for every light-hearted story, there wasanother more serious. Fights outside ofschool, lack of motivation for academics,and a negative attitude had Santos’ futurein doubt.“i just liked being a smart aleck,” Santossaid. “There were a lot of times i gotnervous that i was going to be kicked outand i knew my dad wasn’t going to be okwith that. it took a toll on him, and hehas some gray hairs that he wouldn’t haveright now if it weren’t for me.”But then, Santos found something tomotivate him. He found it in the ring.last April, nevada boxer and 2011Bishop Manogue graduate JarredSantos stepped out of the ring as the132-pound national Collegiate BoxingChampion. Finding his father Herb Santos,Jr. ‘81 in the crowd, Jarred embracedhim, and uttered the words, “We did it,dad. We did it.” Santos experienced purejoy that day, not only because he beat hisopponent in the ring, but also because hebeat the opponents within himself.inappropriate doodles on the whiteboard,well-time sound effects. These theatrics—and more—made Santos an entertainingpart of the Manogue lore.“As his teacher i would have to tell him,‘Mr. Santos you need to come in withyour shirt tucked in and be ready to go,’”He expressed an interest in boxing, sohis father called in a couple of favorsand midway through high school, Santosbegan practicing with the nevada boxingteam. Once Santos learned the tricks ofthe trade, success came naturally.“Jarred sparred for the first time andi get a call from the coaches,” said hisfather. “They told me that the kid he wassparring quit. Jarred gave the kid sucha beating that he’s no longer boxing forsummer 2015 bishopmanogue.org8For years, Santos had carried a feelingof insecurity, and says he began highschool lacking confidence and afraid tobranch out.“i was nervous to be around all theother Catholic school kids,” Santos said.“i wasn’t very popular at Our lady ofthe Snows and i knew i wasn’t goingto be very popular at Manogue either,so i just tried to get through it the bestway possible.”One way he coped was adopting the roleof class clown--pizza delivered to class,Santos with father Herb '81 and mother Kimberly. The Santos siblings, Hannah ’14, Jarred and Joey ‘09


AluMni SPOTliGHTunr. They told me that they thoughtJarred was special and he could do somespecial things.”The “special things” the coaches sawin Santos came to fruition for him ina big way this year: He won the 2015national Collegiate Boxing Championship,was named to the All-AmericanCollegiate Boxing Team, was chosen asthe most outstanding fighter of the 2015national Collegiate Boxing ChampionshipTournament, and will be inductedto the nevada Boxing Hall of Fame inlas Vegas as the 2015 Amateur Fighterof the year.Santos finished his college career as athree-time All American and three-timeWestern regional Collegiate BoxingChampion (2013, 14 and 15), and withfour trips to the Collegiate Boxingnational Tournament where he was abronze medalists in 2013, a silver medalistin 2014, and a gold medalist in 2015.This kind of success was unimaginableto Santos before boxing.have a chip on my shoulder. i don’t haveto prove anything to anyone. Boxingsaved me from becoming what a lot ofpeople thought i was going to become.”Set to graduate next december witha degree in art and a minor in psychology,Santos plans to continue toparticipate with the boxing program asa coach, and to pursue his interests incounseling children.“i want to help kids like me and kids thatare worse than me in the sense that theythink they won’t amount to anything,”Santos said. “if you put their mindset inbeing good and focused on a goal thatcan be accomplished, they can becomesome of the best people. i want to focuson helping people, especially kids. That’simportant to me.”Santos attributes his success to the foundationManogue gave him.“Manogue helped with my morals and values,”Santos said. “i have some friends thathave done some things that i would neverdo to somebody. That’s the little differencein having religious morals and values andseeing people who don’t have them.”Jarred Santos’ success is one that theBishop Manogue community can beproud of. With his boxing career at a closeand his future on a positive path, it’s easyto look back and say that his life played outaccording to a plan: the fight inside himleading to boxing, the doodles leading toan art degree, and the determined troublemakingleading him to work with troubledchildren. But hindsight is 20/20. Santoshad to overcome his own demons to getwhere he is today. As his father said, hehad to “find his niche” and when he did,everything else fell into place.Neil Patrick Healy is a friend and classmateof Jarred and they were both frequent visitorsto the office of Ms. Thoreson. Neil is currentlystudying abroad in San Sebastián, Spain andis set to graduate next May from the Universityof Nevada Reynolds School of Journalism asa Communications Major. He hopes to work insports journalism.“All throughout high school i thoughti would just be breaking rocks for aliving, or that i would get locked up,”Santos said. “i never pictured myselfas a businessman or being successful. ithought i was the bottom-of-the-barreltype person, and i’ve grown out of that.i’ve learned to expect more of myself.”Boxing not only helped Santos recognizesuccess and expect it from himself, italso helped him quell some of the angerthat plagued him when he was younger.“Boxing taught me to keep my composure,”Santos said. “i’m not going out andfighting people anymore because i don’tSantos by Jason Bean of the Reno Gazette-Journalsummer 2015 bishopmanogue.org9


“it has made me more open to newideas and it has taught me that everyoneis different. And accepting that fact iskey to life.”The leader of these leaders is JimmyGleich. Gleich has been a faculty memberin the english department for the pastfour years, and leadership Advisor forthe past three. We recently talked withGleich, to find out a little more aboutleadership at Bishop Manogue.BMCHSGleichBMCHS: What types of kids do youneed for a good leadership crew?Gleich: Hard-working. Selfless. Studentswho put the needs of their classmatesabove their own. Hard-working is the keythough—leadership eats up lazy people.you won’t make it in leadership if youplan on trying to coast by.BMCHSBMCHS: Are all leadership kids outgoing,extroverted, overachievers or is therea way for anyone to lead?GleichGleich: not every leadership kid needs tobe like that. They need to be passionateabout Manogue and excited to make theschool a better more fun place. There is aplace for all personalities in leadership. Aslong as we all share the common vision ofwhat we are doing it really doesn’t matter.BMCHSGleichBMCHS: What quality or qualities arecommon to most of them?Gleich: They are usually as crazy as me.Honestly, they love their school. ifyou don’t love this place you willnever be a good leadership student.Finally, the most importantpiece is that all leadership kidsmust embrace the fact that theywill have glitter in their hair prettymuch every day.BMCHSBMCHS: How do you see kidschange after they’ve been partof leadership?“[Leadership Class] has made me moreopen to new ideas and it has taught methat everyone is different. And acceptingthat fact is key to life.”GleichGleich: They realize how much goesinto making the events we run go well.They get to see all the moving parts ofthe school that are necessary to make itrun. They begin to understand how theirpeers think, how their teachers think, etc.BMCHSGleichBMCHS: How have they changed you?Gleich: each year is different, eachgroup leaves a mark on me. While i loveto see them succeed and achieve, i reallymiss them when they are gone.BMCHSGleichBMCHS: Best project of the past year?Gleich: i love Mr. Manogue. We raisetens of thousands of dollars for charityand we put on a show that everyonecan come attend and have a blast at.BMCHSpast year?BMCHS: new things you’ve done this— Ashley Frolich ‘15GleichGleich: dude Be nice was a cool projectand doing a Month of niceness as partof it was a lot of fun. Students recognizingother students for simply just “alwaysbeing nice” to them was awesome to seein a high school. not sure that happensanywhere but the movies.BMCHSgood hands?GleichBMCHS: is the future of the planet inGleich: This generation of kids gets a lotof bad press, but i think there are enoughgood ones out there who are going tomake sure that the world stays on a goodcourse. i know the ones that leave myprogram after four years are absolutelyready to change the world.summer 2015 bishopmanogue.org11


Three campuses, six decades and 200-plusSummer 2015 bishopmanogue.org12alumni came together at Bishop Manogue’sinaugural All-School Reunion on June 20.


From Manogue's very first graduatingclass of 1950, to recent graduates,the years were well-represented.Our All-School Reunion kicked offwith a fascinating tour of the campusby Jim Toner, alumni parent, past President,and unofficial historian of BishopManogue Catholic High School. Andalthough none of those taking the tourwent to school in the current building(completed in 2004), Mr. Toner pointedout details throughout that connected thecampuses and the generations. From thestained glass and steeple of the originalChrist the Teacher Chapel to the paintinghonoring a lost member of the Class of’61, the trip around the campus was a tripback in time for many participants.“Old School” alumni were well-representedat the event, and we were honoredto have three attendees from the Classof 1950—Manogue’s very first graduatesand a tight-knit clan of 14 students.Their campus was on the site of the FlickRanch on the east edge of Reno, andConnie Waggoner Sowell remembersthe bucolic setting of her high schoolyears fondly. “It was just beautiful,” shesaid, “with the river running by and thetrees.” The ranch house that served asthe school is currently slated for demolitionto make way for flood planning, butthere is a group in town, www.flick-Ranchproject.com, fighting to have thebuilding moved and restored.“The School on the Hill”—moniker for theValley Road campus that housed the schoolfrom 1957 to 2003—had good representationas well, most notably in the amazing enter-tainment. The Jason King band, fronted byJason King Roxas ’88, brought their bluesysounds to our alumni patio, where partierstapped their toes to the tunes and huntedfor “their brick” among the more than 5,000alumni names inscribed on the pavers.With good food, good friends and goodmemories, our first All-School reunion hadall the elements of a Manogue tradition-inthe-making. Thanks to all who attended,and we hope to see you back next time, witha few friends in tow!Summer 2015 bishopmanogue.org13


GiVinG HOPeFor the love of manogueThe manogue experienceA Bishop Manogue education is steeped inCatholic ideals. it is based on the highestexpression of educational, ethical and moralprinciples to ensure students lead thoughtful,productive, faith-filled, and happy lives.why Give?The Bishop Manogue Catholic HighSchool development Team is dedicatedto ensuring a satisfying and financiallyadvantageous giving experience.Parents choosing Bishop Manogue fortheir children are ready to make extraordinarysacrifices and financial need shouldnever stand in the way. With nearly 3 inevery 5 scholars receiving some sort offinancial assistance during the 2014/15academic year and upkeep of a state-of-theartcampus to support these students ofparamount importance, we understandour needs are great and our journey long.“How much goodhas been done byCatholic schools!”– Pope Francisevery gift makes a difference and so doesCatholic education.ways to GiveThere are a myriad of options to meetyour personal, family, and business objectives.in addition, your gift to the schoolcan help you achieve significant short- andlong-term charitable goals while meetingour campus and student needs. Allcontributions are welcome.CashA gift of cash is the most flexible formof support for the school. Monetary giftshelp us meet the immediate and urgentneeds of the students, teachers, andfacilities. These donations may benefit theprogram(s) of your choice.PledgesOne of the most popular forms of givingis through pledges. Pledges are a key priorityof our fundraising initiatives. By simplycommitting to an ongoing monthly,quarterly, or annual gift, you provide asignificant footing that helps us meet ourongoing financial needs. Fund choicesinclude but are not limited to:• Capital Fund• Athletics & Activities• Tuition Assistance• endowment• Annual Appeal• debt reduction• ScholarshipsscholarshipsScholarships in memory of family members,to honor loved ones or on behalf ofa charity or business can be established asneed or merit based and provide criticalfunding for Bishop Manogue scholars.every penny means a solid investment in ateen’s future.Gift matchingMany companies and foundations willmatch the value of charitable gifts madeby employees and their spouses, boardmembers and retirees. These donationsare often matched dollar-for-dollar, butsome companies will give double or eventriple the original donation.Top matching gift companies withstrong programs include Microsoft, MoganStanley, Shell Oil, Wells Fargo, Ge,Gap Corporation, Johnson & Johnson,and Boeing.individuals can get more informationabout matching gift benefits from theirhuman resources department. Or, to findcompanies that participate, visit Foundationdirectory Online and select Type ofSupport, employee Matching Gifts. Thisis an extraordinary way to double or eventtriple your contribution.summer 2015 bishopmanogue.org14inerTHAnKSFOr MAJOrGiFTSThe spirit of giving that surrounds Bishop Manogue Catholic High School isextraordinary, and we deeply appreciate the generosity of so many who selflesslyand graciously give with a rare passion and unique determination for the benefit of ouryoung scholars and dedicated faculty.Most recently, the enduring gifts of the Trepp Family, Warren, Jâlé and Warren edward,extend deep within our school community and awaken the spirit of our faith familywhose goal is to educate scholars who learn continuously, serve compassionately, andlead confidently.Matthew 6:21 says: For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also… a lastingreminder of how many hearts we cherish because of the love shown toward our schoolcommunity. THAnK yOu!


endowmentsendowments represent money orother financial assets that are donated tononprofit organizations with the intentto invest the funds so that the principalamount is kept intact while the investmentinterest income is available for use.This allows for the donation to have animpact over a longer period.Annual FundBishop Manogue’s Annual Fund is madeup of operating gifts from Manogue’s loyalalumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends.These contributions benefit students bypaying for financial aid awards, computerand lab equipment, capital improvements,etc. Consistent giving through this annualcampaign is critical to the continuingadvancement of the school’s objectives.securitiesSecurities can provide a significantbenefit to both parties. When you giveappreciated securities that have beenheld longer than one year, you may beentitled to a charitable deduction onyour income tax for the full fair marketvalue of the securities. you may also beable to defer or completely avoid capitalgains tax on the securities, depending onthe type of gift. To ensure your donationis properly credited, please contact yourtask adviser before you make the gift.Personal PropertyWe welcome many kinds of personalproperty which may be used in the missionof our school, including art, antiques, andvaluable household items. The developmentstaff will be happy to help determinewhether Manogue can accept a specific gift.real Propertyreal property donations include thetransfer of real estate, including raw land,rental properties, commercial property,farms, and private residences. Some giftsrequire appraisal or advance approval, soplease contact the development Office formore details.Planned GivingPlanned giving, such as bequests orcharitable trusts, can be an advantageousway to take care of yourself And ensurethe long term viability of Bishop ManogueCatholic High School. Planned givinginvolves establishing a future gift throughyour financial and estate plans.will or living Trustyou can include a provision for BishopManogue Catholic High School in yourWill or living Trust. The amount left tothe school can be expressed as a dollaramount or as a percentage of the assets tobe given.retirement PlansA retirement plan can be a tax-efficientand simple way of including BishopManogue in your estate plan. The bestmethod is to name Bishop Manogue asa primary or secondary beneficiary onyour plan’s beneficiary designation form.The tax advantage stems from the factthat most retirement plans are subject toincome taxes—and possibly estate taxes—ifleft to an individual beneficiary; however,a charity that is named as the beneficiarydoes not pay income or estate taxes onthe distribution.life insuranceyou can make Bishop Manogue thebeneficiary of a life insurance policy,and your estate will receive a charitablededuction from estate taxes for that gift.you may also, under certain circumstancesduring your lifetime, make BishopManogue the owner of a life insurancepolicy, and receive an income tax charitablededuction for a portion of the policy’sface value. Please contact your tax advisorto learn more.B.A.S.H.reCAP“ATimeless B.A.S.H.” washeld at Bishop Manogue onApril 25, 2015. This year’s event featuredmobile and online bidding, a new cocktailhour layout, and a wine toss, in additionto the traditional dinner, auction, andstudent entertainment.B.A.S.H. is Bishop Manogue’s annualfundraising gala, and all proceeds benefitour Tuition Assistance program. On averagemore than half of our students receivesome kind of financial aid, and this eventraises the funds that support these scholars.Through your incredible generosity,B.A.S.H. 2015 raised more than $140,000for Tuition Assistance. Heartfelt thanksgoes to the entire Bishop Manogue familyfor giving the gift of education to so manyyoung people. you answer the call againand again, and it couldn’t have come at abetter TiMe!Be sure to save the date for our nextB.A.S.H. — April 9, 2016!summer 2015 bishopmanogue.org15


SCHOOL NEWSBoys Ski TeamBaily Bright and Max McReynoldsMakenzie Caufield and Allyson ConcepcionAthleticsIt was another amazing ski season forBishop Manogue. The boys team won theState Championship Combined Title forthe third year in a row, and the girls tooka close second in both the Giant Slalomand the Combined. Congratulations toall our skiers and a HUGE thank youto Coaches Trabert and Gant who havedone such an amazing job.Boys Golf also had a stellar season,winning the State Championship by 18strokes after dominating the northerncompetition throughout the season. Withsome strong underclassmen, the team hashigh hopes for continued success, despitegraduating five experienced seniors: KarlBeidle, Harrison Holetz, David Larragueta,Stephen Osborne, and Nick Turner.Turner will be going on to play DivisionI golf for the Army Black Knights at theUnited States Military Academy in WestPoint, New York.Boys Golf TeamBailey Bright took the Division I WrestlingState Championship in the 120weight class. Teammate Max McReynoldsalso had a great showing, placingfourth in the 132 weight class. Congratulationsto them, to Coach AdamRutherford, and to this hardworkingteam for a fabulous season.We had an amazing diving duo thisSpring! Allyson Concepcion took thediving State Championship, for thefourth straight year, while fellow seniorMakenzie Caufield was second. Concepcionwill be attending the University ofNew Mexico on a full ride scholarshipfor diving, and Caufield will dive for theUniversity of Utah, a Pac 12 school.1 2 3 4 56 7 FacultyManogue will miss these wonderful faculty members:1 Jack Brewer, Social Studiesand football coach—7 years2 Anna Campbell, English—11 years3 Tyler Cobb, Campus Ministryand English—5 years4 Janet Lazarus, Drama—3 years5 Abby LePeilbet, Assistant AthleticDirector, Yearbook Coordinator,2 years6 Tracy McKinlay, ELL andInternational Coordinator—5 years7 Alice Winzeler-Smith,Science—15 yearsSummer 2015 bishopmanogue.org17


SHARE YOUR NEWS200220082012Caitlin Kernan has a daughter, AdeleReese Kernan, which also makes Board ofDirectors member Brian Kernan and hiswife Julie grandparents!2003Veronica Carter graduated from the Universityof Pittsburgh School of Law with aJuris Doctor degree. She will work in Renofor the law firm of Kern & Associates.2009Madison Gurries is a University of Nevada,Reno graduate with a degree in Biology.He recently completed course studies for anInternational Diploma in Brewing Technologyat the Siebel Institute of Technologyin Chicago and Munich, and is Managerof Brewery Operations at the Brasserie St.James in Reno’s Midtown District.These two young alumni are happy forgood reasons! Sarah Shoen (left) was justnamed the Outstanding Business JournalismStudent in Nevada’s Reynolds Schoolof Journalism. She’s pictured with VirginiaAllen ‘11, who was named the OutstandingAdvertising Student of the Year.Jake Shapiro just completed his third yearat USC studying biomedical engineering.He is interning this summer for InterfaceCatheter Solutions, a biomedical engineeringcompany in Laguna Niguel, Calif.2013Jennifer (Rowan) Scott and Joshua Scottwere married June 14, 2014 in Verdi, Nev.They live in Shreveport, La. and recentlyhad their first child. Jennifer graduatedfrom the University of Nevada, Reno in2006 with a degree in International Affairs,and from Ave Maria School of Lawin 2011. She works for Sidewalk Advocatesfor Life, a national pro-life organizationthat helps connect women in crisispregnancies to local resources.Jocelyn “Jojo” Young was elected StudentGovernment President of Hope InternationalUniversity for the upcoming school year.2004Summer 2015 bishopmanogue.org20Dr. Amanda Stever (Gurries) R.P.H. is aPharmacist for the Veteran’s AdministrationHospital network. Her husband Dr.Jacob Stever, M.D., M.B.A., graduatedfrom the University of Nevada Schoolof Medicine in June, and will be startinghis residency in Internal Medicine inSalt Lake City. They have a one-year-olddaughter, Avery.2007Christopher Gurries is a Captain in theUS Air Force, and is in their Oral Surgeryresidency program. He and his wife, SarahGurries (Hansen) ’07, who is a registerednurse for Kaiser, have two children, Sawyerand Winter. They are currently stationedat Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, Calif.Sgt. Nathaniel Hill is a Human ResourceSpecialist assigned to the 757th CSSB,Nevada National Guard, currently servingin the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt withTask Force Sinai. In March he won theunit’s Best Warrior Competition, duringwhich he underwent a number of mentaland physical tests that included traumalanes, physical fitness tests, and weaponsqualification.Allison Hill graduated from Seattle Universitywith her BSN in June, 2014. Sheearned her RN license and was accepted tothe Nursing Residency Program at VanderbiltUniversity in Nashville, Tenn., whereshe is currently working.Bill Haug raced for Fordham Universityin the 77th running of the Dad VailRegatta in Philadelphia. He rowed on theFordham Men’s Varsity Lightweight 4 w/Coxswain. His boat won the silver medalin the regatta, Fordham’s first medal since2009. Bill is majoring in EngineeringPhysics and taking Pre-Med prerequisites.


SHARE YOUR NEWS13Daniel Shapiro just completed his secondyear at USC, making the Deans List inmechanical engineering. He is interningthis summer with Nevada Nanotechnology.Daniel is pictured here with brothersJake ’12 and Nathan ’15. Nathan will attendUCLA in the fall on a full academicscholarship as a recipient of the RaymondH. Berner Memorial Scholarship.2Miner Match-ups420141 Some 35 years after being high schoolsweethearts Sandra Gerhardt ‘79 and LeonCarroll ‘79 were married on Oct. 11, 2014at Our Lady of the Snows.2 Tony Ghilieri ‘05 and Brittany Capurro‘06 were married June 6 in Squaw Valley, Calif.3 Faculty members Montana Hill andPhilippe LeBlance were married in theManogue Chapel on June 6.Sarah Duxbury recently returned from athree-month trip to India and Thailand. Sheworked in a volunteer medical program atApex Hospital in Jaipur, India; completeda 200-hour yoga teacher certification trainingin Goa, India; and participated in avolunteer marine diving and conservationprogram in Krabbe, Thailand.2015Christian Stadler has jumped right in tohis college career, having been acceptedto the University of Nevada School ofMedicine’s BS-MD Accelerated DegreeProgram. This program offers motivatedhigh school seniors who are focused on acareer in medicine a seven-year acceleratedpathway to medical school. The twelvestudents accepted in the rigorous programcomplete the required undergraduatecurriculum in three years at either UNRor UNLV, followed by four years at theUniversity of Nevada School of Medicine.Christian was one of only four northernNevada students admitted this year. He“takes the reins” in a sense from anotherManogue graduate, Matt Klippenstein’08, who will be completing his last year inthe program.4 Matt Klippenstein ’08 and CloeWestergard ’08 were married on Dec. 29,2014 in Incline Village, Nev.Faculty/Staff/BoardManogue Assistant Principal Joe Naninnihas been invited to sit on the City of Reno’sArtown Board of Directors.Former Dean of Students Dr. Patrick Bellearned his Ph.d in Counseling and EducationalPsychology from The University ofNevada, Reno in May.Music Department Chair Jeremy Satalickearned his Master’s degree in EducationalLeadership from Western Governors Universityin April.5 English teacher Briant Gibb and wifeTheresa welcomed son Dean on May 15,2015. He weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.6 Past Board member Nick Rossi washonored during the Nevada Chapter AssociatedGeneral Contractors’ 48th annualSIR Awards Banquet for his outstandingcontributions to Nevada, our quality of life,and the construction industry. Rossi wasalso recognized for his work for CatholicCharities of Northern Nevada and the Boys& Girls Club of the Truckee Meadows.56Summer 2015 bishopmanogue.org21


SHARE YOUR NEWSGraduatesCongratulations to alumni whohave recently earned theirundergraduate degrees:2006Justin Mendiola, Finance,University of Nevada, Reno2008Thomas Bouthillier, Jr.,Mechanical Engineering,University of Nevada, Reno2009Jacob Carrico, Economics,Finance, University of Nevada, RenoKayla Dorame, Community HealthScience, University of Nevada, RenoNadia Liu, Biology,University of Nevada, RenoNicole Luttjohann-Lemus,Elementary Education,University of Nevada, Reno2010Dillon Aberasturi, Biochemistry andMolecular Biology, Mathematics,University of Nevada, RenoSondra Arnett, Biochemistry,Molecular Microbiologyand Immunology,University of Nevada, RenoLaura Carter, Biology,University of Nevada, RenoSonia Heckler, EnvironmentalScience, University of Nevada, RenoBenjamin Kohls, Art,University of Nevada, RenoMatthew Myers, Marketing,University of Nevada, RenoLauren O’Gara, Biology,University of Nevada, RenoAlyssa Peacock,Community Health Sciences,University of Nevada, RenoCaitlin Sullivan, Neuroscience,University of Nevada, RenoDaniel Urruty, Biochemistryand Molecular Biology,University of Nevada, RenoZachary Walsh,Mechanical Engineering,University of Nevada, RenoWilliam Wulftange, ProfessionalChemistry, University of Nevada, Reno2011Virginia Allen, Journalism, Spanish,University of Nevada, RenoHelena Bigelow, B.A.,University of Nevada, RenoTessa Breeden, General Studies,University of Nevada, RenoSean-Luke Brija,Gonzaga UniversityPeyton Campitelli, Economics,University of Nevada, RenoCorey Croasdell, Biochemistry andMolecular Biology, Honors Program,University of Nevada, RenoJazmyn Earl, Biology,University of Nevada, RenoJennifer Geddes,University of Nevada, Reno1 2 3 41 Sean-Luke Brija pitches for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, and remains active with Jogar delNinos Emmanuel, an orphanage in Honduras where he has volunteered since 2006.2 Mason Marino was a four-year member of the University of Redlands Bulldogsfootball team, where he was a two-year starter at center.3 Gus Rossi was the 2015 Westfall Scholar for UNR’s Department of Biology and hasbeen accepted in to the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Westfall scholarsare the graduating students from each academic department with the highestcumulative GPAs.4 Lauren Webb, Hofstra UniversityMatthew Hawn, Biochemistry,University of Nevada, RenoMason Marino, EnvironmentalPolicy and Management,University of RedlandsMadison Murphy, SpeechPathology, University of Nevada, RenoKaelie Reviglio, Biology,University of Nevada, RenoGustave Rossi, Biology,University of Nevada, Reno.Dylan Sargent, Economics,Tulane UniversityArturo Serrano, Spanish,University of Nevada, RenoKaycee Walsh, History,Franciscan University of SteubenvilleLauren Webb, Rhetoric andCommunication, Hofstra UniversityFrom Bishop Manogue CatholicHigh School to the University ofSan Diego —Congratulations tothis group of 2011 alumni on theirsecond graduation together!Abigail FreemanAntione SwintonJennifer BradshawJohn Paul daRozaMallory FrancisSteven Greco2012Zoey Walker, Psychology,University of Nevada, RenoDid we miss a graduate?Send the news to bmchsinfo@bishopmanogue.org to beincluded in our next issue.KEYS TO THE PASTBishop Patrick Manogue’s Piano Finds a New HomeSummer 2015 bishopmanogue.org22This summer, we received a beautiful gift from Cathleen Manogue (Dougherty)Cockrum. Cockrum is the great-great-great grand niece of our namesake BishopPatrick Manogue, and has donated his 1878 Steinway Victorian upright piano tothe school.The Bishop, it seems, was very accomplished. He not only spoke more than 10languages, but also played several instruments, including violin, guitar, organ,banjo, and piano…THIS piano! It arrived on campus on a hot June afternoon,and was gingerly coaxed out of the trailer and in to Christ the Teacher Chapel,where it will not be merely housed, but played and appreciated.Cockrum will also be donating the Bishop’s special family Bible, and we lookforward to displaying and caring for both of these historical treasures thatmeant so much to our namesake.


MINERS IN MEMORIAM142 35 6Alumni1 Patrick Cunning ‘68, February 28, Reno, Nev.2 Theron (Tom) Fawcett ’68, April 20, 2015, Reno, Nev.3 Daniel Fogarty ’70, June 5, 2015, Butte, Mont.4 Laura Reynolds, April 26, 2015, Reno, Nev.5 Camden Solari ’64, May 8, 2015, Reno, Nev.78910Parents and Grandparents6 Robert Driscoll, January 3, 2015, Reno, Nev.7 Carolyn L. Evans, April 1, 2015, Henderson, Nev.8 Kenneth William Humphreys, May 21, 2015, Reno, Nev.9 Velma Marie McKay, March 24, 2015, Reno, Nev.Ramon Mendoza-Rocha, February 15, 2015, Reno, Nev.10 Jan Speth, May 24, 2015, Reno, Nev.Nana Sullivan, January 6, 2015, Reno, Nev.Summer 2015 bishopmanogue.org24First Lieutenant Wayne Luckadoo was killed on Thursday,December 8, 1977 at MCAS New River, NorthCarolina while assigned to HMM-261 and flying as copilotin a CH-53D helicopter.That was the official military notice announcing the deathof a young man beloved by the Bishop Manogue family. Justhow special he was is summed up movingly in the observationsof his classmate John Brodeur:More than a friend, Wayne was an inspiration. Alwaystolerant of others, and forgiving when others weren’t tolerantof him. Always open to ideas and to adventures andeven risk. Always thinking that things (and people) willturn out to be just fine, even against the odds or when itwas tough out there.When you entered Wayne’s World, it was a non-judgmentzone. Never cynical, critical, biting, nasty. Not Wayne,ever. There were times that racial remarks (some directedat him) took a toll, tested his patience and basic belief inhuman kindness. He did not waver—the twin pillars ofREMEMBERING WAyNE LUCKADOO ‘68steeled determination and gentleacceptance prevailed.We lost the gentle soul and toughman with an open heart, bigsmile, tall stature, competitivespirit, athletic talent. A trueAmerican hero, and a friend, abrother, a son, the diligent student,the gifted three-sport athlete,the strong and proud Marine.Wayne Luckadoo, truly one of the few.In Wayne’s memory, and in the belief that money should never get inthe way of promise and potential, the Luckadoo family and a smallgroup of advocates joined to create the Wayne Luckadoo MemorialScholarship. If you would like to help talented and deserving studentsof all backgrounds, visit www.bishopmanogue.org/DonateNowand choose “Luckadoo Scholarship” from the fund dropdown menu.


Herb SantoS, Jr.Bishop Manogue Catholic High School110 Bishop Manogue DriveReno, NV 89511www.bishopmanogue.orgNONPROFIT ORGU.S. POSTAGEPAIDRENO,NVPERMIT NO. 546To update an address for anyrecipients at your household,contact us at (775) 336-6006 orbmchsinfo@bishopmanogue.orgHerb Santos, Jr., 1981 Graduate ofBishop Manogue Catholic High School.1991 Graduate of McGeorge School ofLaw, University of the Pacific. Serving thelegal needs of our community since 1991.Nationally A-Rated Attorney and activelyinvolved in both the Nevada and NationalTrial Lawyers’ Associations.Areas of Practice: Personal Injury andWorkers’ Compensation.Call Herb for a free personal consultation.Let his experience guide you through thelegal maze before your rights are lost.Owner of the NBA Development Leagueteam, the Reno Bighorns.(775) 323-5200www.SantosLawFirm.com

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