The School Board has named six former students as National Catholic Education Association Distinguished Graduates:
Gene Schorb, some 40 years ago Gene took over the parish books and a quarter million dollar debt. In 1978 he started the first Endowment fund in the Diocese.
Br. Herb Janson, S.M., a teacher at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. He is a co-author of our memory book and has written several publications on mathematics.
Sr. Marcy Kruse, A.S.C., a teacher at Gibault Catholic High School in Waterloo and has served as a missionary in Bolivia.
Dr. Mark Herrmann, is a 2002 recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for his contributions to fundamental studies of implosion and ignition physics in inertial fusion and for identifying approaches to cooling fusion by-products using radio frequency waves in magnetic fusion. This means he is trying to solve the energy crisis for us.
Fr. John Weissler, O.M.I. was recognized for his pastoral work, seminary teaching, and work in Oblate publications.
Sr. Mary Joan Weissler, A.S.C. was recognized for her hospital work and pioneering work in radiology and publications.