Holy Cross alumni joined Jim Conboy ’83, VP of Advancement, at the Mets. vs. Astros game on February 27, 2018 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Neil Filomena ’71 graciously hosted a post-game reception at the 1916 Restaurant at PGA Village. Contact Gail Sicoli at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about Holy Cross alumni events in your area.
August 2, 2017 — Br. Francis Ellis was available for a bit of conversation about Holy Cross High School on Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Jimmy Conboy ’83, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Mr. Mike Truesdell, President had a chance to drop in at Columba Hall on the campus of Notre Dame. Jimmy and Mike were between seminar sessions at a conference on Catholic secondary education.
During the conversation Br. Francis Ellis reported that he plays two rounds of golf per week now that he has retired from driving the shuttle bus for the residence of Holy Cross Village.
Br. Francis Ellis also volunteered his support for the May 2017 announcement of the expansion of the mission at Holy Cross High School to begin admitting young women. Since he enjoyed career experiences teaching in other Congregation of Holy Cross sponsored high schools that are co-ed, Jimmy and Mike asked him what Holy Cross High School students will notice first. “Good things,” he said. He continued, “You will see that students will push to do their best in the classrooms and respect one another.”
Br. Francis Ellis has a prodigious memory and asked about many alumni from his years of 1963 through 1978 at Holy Cross High School. He sends his greetings to all!
Br. Francis Ellis with Jimmy Conboy ’83, VP of Institutional Advancement and Mike Truesdell, President
Holy Cross Alumni at our Los Angeles Meet and Greet.
From the Alumni Meet and Greet in San Francisco. Not pictured: Christian Averill ’88, pictured (l-r) Tom Tolda ’73, Jimmy Conboy ’83, VP Institutional Advancement, Vinny Fazzino ’74, Michael Sprauve ’79, Dr. Jim Glynn ’59, Mate Radalj ’84, Mike Truesdell, President, Richard Garcia ’67, Anthony Sprauve Harrison ’77.
Past NY CHSFL Athletes Gather in NYC
Congratulations Denny Golden ’59 and Tom Ehrhardt ’81
Each spring, for the past 7 years, a group of guys from former CHSFL teams (players and coaches) gather in NYC to share stories of playing football against one another and catch up with old friends. This gathering, held on April 26th this year, is known as the Big East Blast, as the first event was held during the Big East Basketball tournament.
Individuals are honored each year by the Blast Committee. This year’s honorees included two Football Legends from the Knights! Denny Golden ’59, Holy Cross’ first Captain and recently retired President of Fontbonne University, and Holy Cross Quarterback Tom Ehrhardt ’81 who went on to play as a free agent with the New York Jets and Cincinnati Bengals. Also honored at the 2017 Blast were Renzie Lamb, a Chaminade grad and former coach at Williams College and JP Foschi, a Chaminade grad who played tight end in the NFL.
A record number of former Holy Cross Alum (players and coaches) came out to celebrate this occasion. Below are a few photos of the day and a link to view more pictures of what was truly a very special event for our School and its great athletic tradition.
President Mike Truesdell and VP of Institutional Advancement, Jim Conboy ’83 send sunshine and greetings from Florida where they are meeting with Holy Cross High School alumni about our many exciting projects taking place at the school. Take a look at our Holy Cross Knights.
There are a lot of projects and renovations happening here at Holy Cross High School and we are very excited and honored to be able to involve our dedicated alumni. Traveling to Seattle, Washington this week, President Mike Truesdell and Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Jimmy Conboy ’83 are currently meeting with alumni at a Holy Cross High School Meet-and-Greet, which was most generously hosted by George McKeefry ’80. We are all very grateful for George’s good work in organizing this meeting.