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Golden Toreros


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A new golden tradition, the Golden Toreros are alumni who have graduated 50 or more years ago. Reunion Weekend 2013 was the inaugural year for this group, as alumni from classes 1953-1963 were inducted, receiving a gold medal.
The Golden Toreros will be invited to the homecoming reunion weekend every year to reconnect with friends and witness the induction of the next 50th Reunion Class, and events are being planned that will invite the Golden Toreros back to campus every season.

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Upcoming Events

Founders Chapel

Golden Toreros Mass of Remembrance
August 14, 2014 at 12 pm
Founders Chapel

Ways to Connect

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•Lifelong learning with Bridges Academy
•Alumni Association Volunteer Opportunities
•Search for classmates and sign up for events on the Torero Network

Reunion Weekend 2013 was the kickoff event for the Golden Toreros. The following alumni were inducted, receiving a golden medallion from President Mary Lyons, PhD. To see photos of the induction dinner and order prints, visit the Golden Toreros photo share site.

Class of 1953: Terry Truitt Whitcomb

Class of 1956: Judith Monahan Pidgeon, Lynn Evenson McFadden, Barbara Gannon Cochran

Class of 1957: Edgar Brown , Virginia Rodee, RSCJ, Marion Rogers Schmidt

Class of 1958: Joan Desrochers Greene, Joe DiTomaso

Class of 1959: Rowena Naidl, Stewart Taylor

Class of 1960: John Bowman, Karene Lemke Evenson, Charles Hanlen, Ron House, Alexandra Wierer Layton, Colleen Lynch O'Connor, Simone Gennette Ostrander, Patricia Gannon Roberts, Janet Naidl Siler, Catharine Benson Wagner, Timothy Wilbur, Janet Beck Zumstein

Class of 1961: Lucia Reyes Bennett, Beverly Wahl Busch, Jan Chapman, Sandra Cassell Farrell, Dennis Halloran, Sister Linda Hayward, Laura Ferlazzo Houle, Barbara Jordan Vargo, Sister Deanna Rose Von Bargen

Class of 1962: John Coseo, Virginia Karam Frankum, Victor Ghosn, Charles King, Richard Lonnecker, Peggy D'Agostino Thompson, Daniel Wachowiak, Susan Monahan Wachowiak, Ned Wilson

50th Reunion Class of 1963: Pat Bailey, Donna Brower Canedo, Patricia McElhaney Coseo, Russ Cravens, James DeSantis, Frances Oldak Dolan, Margaret Rosenberg Duflock, Angela Palermo Ellis, Ralph Fear, Marie Oddo Garvey , Shannon Hamm Hobbs , Laurence Laumann, Norma Peck Little, Alma Lujan Lyon, Orlando Malanga, Edward McCarthy, Michael McDevitt, Margie Trudell Morrison, Nina Rizzo Renda, John Rodee, Elizabeth Fiorino Ruff, James Tavasci, Patricia Buckley Teaff, Eloisa Sanchez Thompson, Joseph Vargo, Arthur Wical, Charles Wical

Your Golden Toreros Committee

Terry Truitt Whitcomb '53                        Judith Monahan Pidgeon '56                    Sr. Virginia Rodee '57
Joe DiTomaso '58                                    Stewart Taylor '59                                    Karene Lemke Evenson '60
John Bowman '60                                    Sandy Cassell Farrell '61                         Dennis Halloran '61
Dan Wachowiak '62                                 Susan Monahan Wachowiak '62              John Rodee '63
Fran Oldak Dolan '63