Padua’s 60th Anniversary

Padua is celebrating its 60th Jubilee from August 2021 through July 2022. Throughout the year, we will be celebrating the impact Padua has made on 60 years of Franciscan education and changing the lives of young men and women. We look forward to you being part of this milestone year.

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Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Friday, March 4, 2022
Padua Gymnasium
Cocktails 6:00 p.m./ Dinner 6:30 p.m. /Awards 7:30 p.m.
Invite will be sent out in January 2022.
Click here to register online.

Padua Presidential Tour

Padua President David Stec ’86 will be traveling to several cities for a meet and greet with alumni and friends. Come hear about all the new and exciting things that are happening at the school. We invite you to join fellow Bruins, hear about the vision for Padua’s future and celebrate our 60th jubilee.

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Naples, Florida

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Appetizers and Open Bar

The Players Club & Spa
8060 Grand Lely Drive
Naples, FL 34113

Please RSVP by February 25, 2022
Click here to RSVP.

Click here to view the invitation.

Bruin Benefit Dinner and Auction and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

For 29 years, the Bruin Benefit has brought the community together, celebrating the achievements of many, and ensuring the future of Padua. The Benefit serves as the school’s largest fundraiser event of the year. The proceeds enable Padua to maintain excellent educational programs, and keep tuition affordable for all of our families.

During the evening, guests will enjoy appetizers, open bar, dinner, raffles, live and silent auctions and raise a paddle to Fund-a-Bruin.

We will also be inducting Father Bob Stec ’79, Heather (Ross) Scaglione ’89, Br. Thom Smith, ofm and Koler Financial Group into Padua’s Hall of Fame.

Virtual participants can bid on auction items and purchase raffle tickets online.

Saturday, April 30, 2022
Padua Gymnasium
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Click here for more details.

Read about each 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

Padua Presidential Tour

Thursday, May 12, 2022
Chicago, Illinois

Young Alumni Reception – Class of 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Padua Cafeteria

The Grand Reunion

We will be welcoming home ALL Alumni (1965-2017) and celebrating those who graduated in 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017. Invitations will be sent out in April 2022.

Class of 1972 will start their celebration at 4:00 p.m. with a private reception. Doors will open to all other reunion classes and alumni at 5:30 p.m. Reunion concludes at 9:00 p.m.
Please contact Stephanie Hartman ’96, director of alumni & constituent relations at for more information.

Saturday, June 4, 2022
Padua Franciscan High School

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