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Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

Congratulations to our 2017 St. Francis DeSales Athletic Hall of Fame inductees: Chelsea Baker '02 (softball), Tom Bauer '73 (wrestling), Phil Callaghan '80 (athlete / coach), Antonio Daniels '93 (basketball), Mark Marinelli '86 (wrestling / coach) and Stacie Rose '88 (basketball, soccer, track).

Our 2017 recipients will be honored publicly at halftime of the Varsity Football game on August 25th and will be formally inducted at a dinner on August 26th. Tickets to both events will be made available at a later date.
Class Notes

You never know where or when you will run into DeSales alumni! On a cruise to Alaska,  along with 2,200 other people, class of 1967 alumni Barb (Froehlic) Varley, Sandy (Whaley) Bruns,
and Tony Condo had the pleasure of sitting with a young engaged couple, who not only were  from Columbus, but the bride-to-be, Stephani Streacker, is a member of the SFD class of 2006.

Sarah Richards '15 was named to the Dean's List at The Ohio State University for the fall and spring quarters.  She also received the Thelma Goodman Scholarship in Social Work for the 2017/18 school year and was selected to participate in a Buck-I-Serv trip to Ghana, Africa with the  Akumanyi Foundation to  help build a school at an orphanage. 
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A Great SFD Alumni Weekend!

The Rain Didn't Keep the Stallions Away
Thank you to all of the alumni that attended the All-Class Reunion this past  Friday night. The proceeds from the night directly benefit the Alumni Legacy Scholarship. Special thanks to Gabby's for hosting this great event.

Back to Back Alumni Softball Tournament Champs
Congratulations to the Class of 2007 on winning the 2017 Dick Davis Memorial Alumni Softball Tournament this past  Saturday. The Class of 2007 also won last year's tournament! The Class of 2011-14 Team were the Tournament Runner-Ups.

Pancakes, Games and More
100 people stopped by SFD last Sunday to enjoy a pancake breakfast and field day games at the Tony and Debbie Pizzurro Memorial event. With a Kona Ice truck, water balloon toss, a bounce house, dunk tank, and several other fun games, everyone in attendance had a great time for a great cause.
Christmas in July

Every December SFD's Student Council takes the lead on an Adopt-a-Family initiative, working with the MoMM Foundation's Holiday Blessings program to help make a family's Christmas a little brighter. The MoMM Foundation (Miracle of Mom's Memory) is a Westerville based non-profit foundation that serves others in the memory of a loved one who inspired kindness. This non-profit is run by SFD alumni: Phil Callaghan '80, Cindy Callaghan Hickey '82, John Callaghan '90, Megan Rossetti Polk '05, and Nicole Rossetti '09; and in  memory of Bryan Callaghan '03.

In 2016, Holiday Blessings provided a Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter to 115 families (over 500 children) in Central Ohio and surrounding areas. This year, they are looking to serve 150+ families and the support from their Alma mater (SFD!) would be fantastic! 

How can you help?
Join the Callaghan Family's MoMM Foundation for the  1st Annual Christmas in July event! 

When: Friday, July 14th from 7pm-10pm
Where: Westerville Jaycee Pool
Admission: $10/person or $25/family

It will be fun for the WHOLE family!  Enjoy open swim, bounce house, balloon artist, dive-in movie, volleyball, pictures with Santa and more! Adult 'sip n dip (8pm-10pm), gift card raffle and "giving tree" available at additional cost. For more information, visit
Lennon Loop

The Lennon Loop is a special 5K/10K race held each year in honor of our beloved teacher, coach, and friend, Mr. Bob Lennon. This race is a special way for us to come together as a community to celebrate Mr. Lennon's love of running. Proceeds from this race help to fund a scholarship in his name.

Join us!
When: Sunday, July 23
Where: Alum Creek Park North located (211 W Main Street in Westerville)

Race Day Agenda
Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup - 7:30am - 8:45am
Kid's Dash - 8:45am
5K Run/Walk & 10K Run - 9:00am
Awards Ceremony immediately following

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Upcoming Reunions

50-Year Reunion: Class of 1967
August 18 - Gabby's beginning at 7pm
August 19 - Villa Milano beginning at 

45-Year Reunion: Class of 1972
When: July 15 from 7pm to 10pm
Where: Little Bear Country Club (Lower level in the Clubhouse Bar, Patio and 17th Green Area)

35-Year Reunion: Class of 1982
When: September 23
More details to follow!

30-Year Reunion: Class of 1987
When: July 21 - July 23

25-Year Reunion: Class of 1992
When: August 5 beginning at 6:30pm
Where: Marshall's in Grandview

20-Year Reunion: Class of 1997
When: July 29 beginning at 7pm
Where: Winking Lizard at Crosswoods
The cost is $15 per person (covers appetizers and the room rental; drinks are on you) if you pay electronically by July 20. PayPal is set up and ready for you at

15-Year Reunion: Class of 2002
When: September 16 beginning at 4pm
Where: Woodland's Backyard (Grandview Ave)
To view more information about the reunion and to purchase tickets, please visit:

More information on all of these reunions can be found at
Night of Tradition

We are pleased to announce that this year's Night of Tradition on July 29th will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of our 1997 Division III State Championship Team.

The 1997 season provided great memories ending with an appearance in the school's third State Championship Game and achieving the school's second football State Championship with a dramatic 17-14 victory over Youngstown Chaney at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massilon, Ohio. We expect many players and coaches from the '97 team will be in attendance to reunite, reminisce, and celebrate!

Tickets are $35 General Admission, $15 for SFAA Members and 1997 Team Members, and $10 for Current Players.

Stallion Golf Outing

Love to golf? Join us for this great event!
When: August 6
Where: New Albany Links 

Daily Reflection 

Lord, help me to seek You with growing faith and, because You are with me, not be afraid. Amen.
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