Holy Name High School |  June 2016

Featured: Show Your Namer Pride at Reunion Weekend, June 9-11, 2016

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The 2016 Holy Name Reunion Weekend is just over a week away! Join us at the fun events we have lined up for Thursday, June 9 – Saturday, June 11.

Thursday, June 9

Eugene T. Krakowiak Golf Classic – SOLD OUT!
Pine Hills Golf Club
433 W 130th Street
Hinckley, Ohio 44233
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Shotgun Start

Thank you to all who have registered to play in the Krakowiak Golf Classic! Although all foursomes are full, we still welcome you to join us for dinner that afternoon. If you are interested in attending the dinner, please contact Colleen Corrigan Day ’88 at cday@holynamehs.com, or at (440) 886-3000 ext. 136.

Friday, June 10

All-School Reunion
Holy Name High School Main Gym
6000 Queens Highway
Parma Heights, Ohio 44130
6 p.m.
$25 per person

All alumni, especially those who graduated in years ending in 1 or 6, are invited to attend this entertaining evening to reminisce with classmates and catch up with old friends! Food stations by Coyne Catering will be available, along with a cash bar. The Clams, a local band featuring Tina Facca ’82, will provide live music!

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors Watch Party
Holy Name
Doors Open at 8:30 p.m.
Cash Bar Available
RSVP to Colleen Corrigan Day cday@holynamehs.com or at (440) 886-0300 ext. 136

Saturday, June 11

Big Creek 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk
Holy Name High School and Big Creek Metroparks
$25 Pre-Registration, $30 Day of Event
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. 5K Race Begins
8:35 a.m. 1 Mile Walk Begins
Register online at http://www.hermescleveland.com/roadracing/events/holyname.asp

Alumni Family Day
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
School Building Open
Food by Coyne Catering Available for Purchase
Class of 2020 Tie-Dye T-Shirt Making Activity!

Family Mass
Celebrated by Fr. Bob Kraig ’63, Pastor of St. John Neumann, Strongsville
4:30 p.m.



Advancement: Make a Difference with a Gift to the Annual Fund

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Thanks to our generous supporters, we have raised over $140,000 for our Annual Fund. Help us meet our goal of $175,000 by giving your gift by June 30. Your gift will help defray operating costs associated with running our school and providing a premier education to our students.

Wondering how to donate? Here are three easy ways that you can give today!

1. Mail in your donation to Holy Name High School, Attn. Advancement Office, 6000 Queens Highway, Parma Heights, Ohio 44130
2. Go online to www.holynamehs.com/donate-to-hn/
3. Call (440) 886-0300 ext. 136 and make your gift over the phone

With your help, Holy Name will continue to be a vibrant, faith-centered community that provides an outstanding college preparatory education to hundreds of students each year. Thank you in advance for making a difference at Holy Name!



Athletics: Spring Student-Athletes Close Out Terrific Seasons

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Green Wave baseball, lacrosse, softball, and track & field student-athletes recently finished strong spring campaigns. We look forward to the 2017 season, and wish the seniors the best of luck in the future!


The team finished 10-17 overall, with a 4-8 record in their inaugural year in the Great Lakes Conference. After beating conference foe Rocky River in the first round of the Sectional Tournament, the Namers fell to Firelands, 0-2, in the second round of the playoffs.

Liam Cunningham ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference First Team

Tyler Fabian ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference Second Team

Sean McCarthy ’16
All-Great Lakes Conference Honorable Mention
GCBCA All-Star Game Selection
NEOBCA All-Star Game Selection

Joe Rivera ’16
All-Great Lakes Conference Honorable Mention
GCBCA All-Star Game Selection
NEOBCA All-Star Game Selection


After a regular season that included big wins over rival Padua Franciscan, Cleveland Heights, Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin, and Olmsted Falls, the Green Wave lacrosse team won their first playoff victory against Toledo Central Catholic, 14-4. They ended their season with a second-round playoff loss to Westlake.


The Lady Namers had a spectacular year on the softball diamond, finishing with a record of 23-5 overall, and 10-2 in the Great Lakes Conference. After a great regular season, the girls beat Fairview in their first game of the Division II Playoffs. They ultimately fell to Lodi Cloverleaf, 1-0, to end their playoff run.

Cassie Bily ’18
All-District Second Team
All-Great Lakes Conference First Team

Nikki Camarati ’18
All-District Second Team
All-Great Lakes Conference First Team

Nikki Ferraro ’16
All-Ohio Honorable Mention
All-District First Team
All-Great Lakes Conference First Team
Great Lakes Conference Position Player of the Year

Katelyn Gray ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference Second Team

Taylor Mountcastle ’18
All-Great Lakes Conference Honorable Mention

Mary Novosel ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference First Team

Avery Revay ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference Honorable Mention

Monica Rusa ’16
All-Great Lakes Conference Second Team

Andrea Spinelli ’17
All-Great Lakes Conference Second Team

Track & Field

Both the girls’ and boys’ track and field teams did well at several meets this season, and the following competitors had top three finishes at the Great Lakes Conference Meet in May:

Malique Burton ’17
Third Place, Shot Put

Sean Halloran ’16
Third Place, Discus Throw

Sarah Hasek ’16, Nicole Sbatella ’17, Brittney Webb ’16, and Meaghan Vrabel ’18
First Place, 4 x 100 Meter Relay

Sarah Hasek ’16
Third Place, High Jump

Hailey Lawler ’18
Third Place, 100 Meter Hurdles

Nicole Sabol ’18
Third Place, Shot Put

Brittney Webb ’16
Third Place, 100 Meter Dash
Third Place, 200 Meter Dash

At the Division II Bedford District Meet, Malique Burton (Shot Put) and Sean Halloran (Discus Throw) qualified for the Division II Austintown Fitch Boys’ Regional Meet, while Nicole Sabol (Discus Throw) qualified for regionals on the girls’ side.



Student Life: Class of 2016 Graduates from Holy Name

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On Friday, May 27, 130 students graduated from St. Columbkille in Parma to become Holy Name’s 99th graduating class. Parma Municipal Court Judge Deanna O’Donnell, a 1983 graduate, delivered the commencement address, while Elizabeth Springer, the Class of 2016 valedictorian, gave the student address. During the ceremony, the Senior Ensemble also sang a beautiful rendition of “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord).”

All members of the Class of 2016 were recognized as they crossed the altar at St. Columbkille, and received their diplomas. We are proud of each graduate, and pray that the future holds nothing but wonderful experiences and achievements for them. Below you will find the graduates’ names and their plans for next year. Congratulations!

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Brandon Christopher Adamonis – Cuyahoga Community College
Madeline Virginia Adams – The Ohio State University
Mia Marie Almodovar – Brown Aveda Institute
Yulisa Alvarado – Eastern Michigan University
Christian Janis Balodis – Kent State University
Jacob Brandon Bean – Kent State University
Eileen Teresa Benedict – Xavier University
Brandan Y. Bizzi – Cuyahoga Community College
Katherine Elizabeth Bliss – Ohio University
Zachary Michael Bozich – Cuyahoga Community College
Molly Kathleen Bush – University of Dayton
Tara Catherine Byrne – John Carroll University
Mary Kathleen Calaiacovo – Ohio University
Jakob Donald Cole – Cuyahoga Community College
Christopher Lawrence Cotone – John Carroll University
Jensen Ashley Crane – Bluffton University
Jared T. Croucher-Hartzell – Cuyahoga Community College
Nicholas J. Crowe – Walsh University
Kailee Michele Cunningham – West Liberty University (WV)
Emily Marie Davis – Shaw University (NC)
Jack A. Dewey III – Culinary School
Nicholas Richard DiBiasio – Cuyahoga Community College
Haleigh Lynn Dienes – Cuyahoga Community College
Marie T. Duff – Pellissippi State Community College
Sarah M. Durma – Walsh University
Patrick Charles Eminian, Jr. – Cuyahoga Community College
Casey Morgan Farrell – Mercyhurst University
Emily Rose Farruggia – University of Toledo
Wheatley Calum Fathauer – Walsh University
Brian Patrick Feitl – Kent State University
Nicole Katherine Ferraro – Trine University (IN)
Rebecca Mae Fijalkovich – Ashland University
Courtney Elizabeth Fobel – Ohio Wesleyan University
Sarah Marie Follen – University of Dayton
Joshua T. Foreman – The Ohio State University
Amanda Leigh Frantisak – Cleveland State University
Jurissa Marie Fruits – Eastern Michigan University
Aidan Patrick Furlong – EMS Training Institute
Emily Nicole Galla – University of Toledo
Sarah Eileen Gallagher – Cleveland State University
Jolisa Lee Gonzalez – Cleveland State University
Sean James Gorey – Kent State University
Megan Elizabeth Graham – Bowling Green State University
William Bruton Haas – University of Toledo
Andrew Michael Halinecz – Cuyahoga Community College
Sean Joseph Halloran – University of Toledo
Spencer Douglas Harrington – Cleveland State University
Sarah Kathleen Hasek – Bowling Green State University
Brian Patrick Hauck – Cleveland State University
Elizabeth Ann Hindulak – Kent State University
Jeffrey Michael Hirko – Cuyahoga Community College
Michael W. Johanni – Cleveland State University
Sean Michael Joseph – University of Toledo
Maureen Marie Joyce – University of Mount Union
Thomas Charles Joyce – Cleveland State University
Jordyn Ashley Kachmar – University of Hartford (CT)
Alyson Florence Kane – Cuyahoga Community College
Liam Francis Kelly – University of Akron
Kathleen Marie Kinnen – The Ohio State University
Andel J. Krakowiak – Miami University
Joseph Daniel Krock – Cuyahoga Community College
Mason Henry Kuhr – Edinboro University
Brett James Lance – Bowling Green State University
Anthony Daniel Lang – Robert Morris University
Theresa Lincheck – Cleveland State University
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Joseph Anthony Loszack – Cuyahoga Community College
Lucas Lucas – Cleveland State University
Brooke Elizabeth Lyman – University of Cincinnati
Margaret Mary Patricia Lysobey – Walsh University or Cleveland State University
Ryan P. Madden – Bowling Green State University
Matthew J. Maguire – Cleveland State University
Matthew M. Majkrzak – Baldwin Wallace University
Austin M. Marcinowski – Bowling Green State University
Danielle Frankie Marco – Cuyahoga Community College
Tyler J. Martin – University of Akron
Sean M. McCarthy – Cuyahoga Community College
Jacob Allen Medley – West Virginia University
Lauren Mikaela Mercurio – Bowling Green State University
Jakob J. Mihelich – Cleveland State University
Mia Pearl Miller – Kent State University
Kristina Lee Mizikar – Active Military Duty
Jacob A. Motrunecs – Kent State University
Alaina Marie Murphy – University of Kentucky
Nicole Marie Najpaver – Ohio University
Kyle J. Nekoloff – Heidelberg University
Allison Taylor Nenadal – Cleveland State University
Mary Elizabeth Olenik – University of Toledo
Bailey Kathryn O’Malley – Bowling Green State University
Ryan J. Ontko – Kent State University
Ricardo T. Ortega – Kent State University
Abigail Mae Ottinger – Kent State University
Samantha Nicole Pechkurow – University of Mount Union
Walter David Pesta – Baldwin Wallace University
Morgan Ann Pitman – Kent State University
Madeline Grace Priebe – Ohio University
Julie Marie Purich – Bowling Green State University
Connor R. Regan – Ohio University
Sarah Catherine Reindel – Kent State University
Ashley Maren Rings – University of Findlay
Joseph R. Rivera – Notre Dame College
Isaiah J. Rodriguez – University of Akron
Monica Tracy Rusa – Cleveland State University
Heather Ann Sanderell – Cleveland State University
Stephanie Kristie Sawicki – University of Akron
Kyle J. Schade – Cuyahoga Community College
Rebecca Schettine – Bowling Green State University
Shakif La’paris Niroby Seymour – University of Toledo
Nicholas Shreck – Cuyahoga Community College
Michael G. Shuba – Kent State University
Jonathon Patrick Smith – Baldwin Wallace University
Elizabeth Colette Springer – Miami University
Carly Ann Stepic – University of Mount Union
Nicholas M. Stepp – Cleveland State University
Marie Renee Stetz – Cleveland State University
Erika Rose Stopper – Bowling Green State University
Nikki Marie Joan Strauss – University of Toledo
Rory Ann Strauss – University of Toledo
Jacob Gregory Taylor – Miami University
Nicholas Edward Tober – University of Cincinnati
Haley Marie Tomaszewski – University of Akron
Martin Edward Wallace – Technical School
Brittney Ann Webb – Ursuline College
Hannah Kate Welsh – Cuyahoga Community College
Shane Killian Welsh – Defiance College
Allysa Joan Wiesler – Kent State University
Brodie M. Wolf – Bowling Green State University
Mitchell K. Wondolowski – Cleveland State University
Anthony Robert Wypasek – Cuyahoga Community College
Nicole Marie Yartz – Northampton Community College (PA)
Liam J. Yatsko – Cleveland State University



Activities: Upcoming Events Calendar

Although school is out, there are still plenty of events to enjoy at Holy Name this summer!

Wednesday, June 1: Last Day of Underclassmen Finals; Summer Break Begins After Last Exam
Wednesday, June 8: Presentation for Parents by Psychemedics Corporation Vice President George Elder in the Holy Name Main Gym, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 9: Eugene T. Krakowiak Golf Classic at Pine Hills Golf Club in Hinckley, 8:30 a.m.
Friday, June 10: All-School Reunion in the Holy Name Main Gym, 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 11: Holy Name Big Creek 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk at Holy Name and Big Creek Metroparks, 8:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 11: Alumni Family Day at Holy Name, 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 11: Family Mass at Holy Name, 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 7: Class of 2020 Family Mass and Picnic at Holy Name, TBD

For the complete school and athletic calendar, visit http://www.holynamehs.com/events/.