The Incarnate Word Academy Hall of Fame was estabalished to honor, preserve and perpetuate the names and accomplishments of some special members of our community. The event recognizes the "best of IWA's best" in all areas of achievement and provides a forum in which the school's mission and values are publicly underscored and validated.

Introducing the 2019 Hall of Fame Class:

Felicia Chester-Wooton '06  |  Red Knight Distinguished Alumna
Colleen Cunningham '03  |  Government
Cay Fogerty Doerrer '55  |  Medical and Health Care Leadership
Terri Kissling Durand '71  |  Business
Christie Huck '94  |  Education
Ali Frede Rankey '95  |  Spirit of Courage and Perserverance
Jamie Farrell Salfity '06  |  Red Knight Great
Phyllis Abel Timmermann '74  |  Red Knight Champion
Volleyball  |  1983 and 1984 Championship Teams

Congratulations to these Women of the Word!

You are cordially invited to attend
Incarnate Word Academy's 
9th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and
Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the founding of 
the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.

Saturday, the Twelfth of October
Two Thousand and Nineteen
Incarnate Word Academy Theater

Induction Ceremony - 5:30PM
Reception immediately following
Cocktails & Heavy Hors d'oeuvres

$50.00 per person

RSVP on or before Monday, October 7, 2019
Questions? Please contact Kathy Costello Bannes '79 at 
314-725-5850 ext. 1183 or

VIP Legacy Tour
If you have a daughter or granddaugher who is approaching High School, then the IWA Legacy VIP tour is for you!

Join us Sunday, November 3rd for a Pre-Open House reception in the Cafeteria (lowest level of the Chapel Building) for your VIP tour, (An IWA Alumna must be present with the prospective student.)

Your reception will begin 30 minutes before the official opening of Open House at 10:30 AM, and you will have the very first exclusive tour.  

Avoid the crowd and rest assured you will have ample time to see the campus and ask all the questions you may have.
  • Get a personal tour from one of our Student Ambassadors and an esteemed Alumna.  
  • Meet some of the Faculty and Administrative team.  
  • See the new STEM Lab.  
  • Learn more about IWA's college-preparatory modular schedule.
  • Meet coaches and get more information about Red Knight athletics.

To sign up for your VIP Legacy Tour, please contact Kathy Bannes at 
314-725-5850 ext. 1183 or

Partnering with


Saturday, November 9th 
9:00 AM - Registration & T-Shirt Pickup begins
9:45 AM - 5K Kick Off
10:00 AM - 5K Start
10:30 AM - Post-run Food and Fun
11:00 AM - Little Turkey Wobble
All runners will receive a bib with timing chip!

Trot Champion ($1,500)  Event presenting sponsor
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  ·        Supersize logo on back of race t-shirts
  ·        10x FREE 5k registrations
  ·        Opportunity for onsite promotion
  ·        Custom signage at packet pick up and registration race day
  ·        Minimum of five name mentions during event announcements
  ·        Recognition on website, onsite, Facebook, and emails with Trot
          Champion signage.

Line Champion ($1,000+)  | Two available - Your choice to be introduced as
          "Start Line"
          or "Finish Line" Sponsor.
·        Large logo on back of race t-shirt
·        7x FREE 5k registrations
·        Opportunity for onsite promotion
·        Minimum of three name mentions during event announcements
·        Custom signage at start or finish line
·        Recognition on website, onsite, Facebook, and emails with Line
         Champion signage
Little Turkey Champion ($500+)  |  One available- Little Turkey Wobble
·        Medium logo on back of race t-shirts
·        4x FREE 5k registrations
·        Recognition on website, onsite, Facebook, and emails with Little
         Turkey Champion signage
Distance Champion ($350+)  |  Multiple distance markers available on course
·        Name on back of race t-shirts
·        3x FREE 5k registrations
·        Recognition on website, onsite and Facebook with Distance Champion
Tribute Champion ($250+)  | Unlimited Tributes available
·        2x FREE 5k registrations
·        Recognition on website and onsite
Red Champion ($100+) 
·         1x FREE 5k registration
·        Recognition on website and onsite
If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Costello Bannes at or Erin Hendrickson at

Alumnae Spotlight

Napheesa Collier '15 
Congratulations to former Incarnate Word Star Napheesa Collier! Napheesa was named WNBA Rookie of the year. Collier was selected as the 2019 Rookie of the year by a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Napheesa stated "It's such an honor to be named this year's Rookie of the Year. So many great players have won this award in the past, and I'm excited to join that list. I've been lucky to be put in such a great situation here in Minnesota, and I can't wait to see what the future holds."

Would you like to share your college accomplishments?  

Please visit our
Alumnae Update Page to share.