Hall of Fame

The Padua Franciscan High School Hall of Fame was established to recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to the success of Padua in a significant way. The Hall of Fame recognizes nominees in the area of athletics, service, and volunteerism; success in their field of work; and community leadership.

On Thursday, October 6, 2022, we invite you to join us at the Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner in the Padua Gymnasium.

2022 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees:

Jim Smith ’68
Mike Glover ’75
Brian Wallace ’88
Kristin (Readence) Ortopan ’00
Pat McLemore ’06

The event will begin with cocktails at 6 pm, dinner at 6:30 and the awards ceremony will start at 7:30 pm.

Click here to register for this event. RSVP by Monday, September 26, 2022.

Dress: Business Casual

NOMINATION INFORMATION

The 2022 Outstanding Alumnus, Alumna and the Franciscan Medal Award recipients will be honored at the Bruin Benefit on Saturday, April 29, 2023.

Submit a nomination for the next Hall of Fame Induction.
Click here for information about the nomination process.

ATHLETIC AWARD

Awarded to a male or female who either excelled in one or more sports while at Padua or made a major impact on the school’s athletic program or local sports, leading to the enhancement of Padua’s image. The candidate (with the exception of coaches) must have graduated a minimum of five years prior to being considered. The candidate should demonstrate ongoing concern and loyalty to Padua Franciscan High School.

FRANCISCAN MEDAL AWARD

Awarded to the individual (or company) who has actively worked toward the advancement of education of young people at Padua or in the Parma area. The candidate should possess a record of community service, community leadership, volunteerism, and have actively worked to promote the quality of life in Parma and the surrounding suburbs.

OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS AWARD

Awarded to a male alum who has made a major impact either in service to Padua, service to the community, or achievement in their chosen field of work.

OUTSTANDING ALUMNA AWARD

Awarded to a female alum who has made a major impact either in service to Padua, service to the community, or achievement in their chosen field of work.

PADUA PARTNER AWARD

Awarded to an individual within the Padua community (not a graduate of Padua) who has made or is making a major contribution to Padua through volunteerism or other services.

Padua Franciscan High School Hall of Fame Members

Athletic Award
Brian Holzinger ’91
Ken Kowall ’67
Charles Priefer
Rob Moss ’86
Thomas Kohuth
Lawrence Pizon
+ John Peyton ’74
Tom Andrews ’80
Dan Schmotzer ’70
Dave Schmotzer ’70
Doug Hauser ’77
Heather (Longar) Barber ’89
Tracy (Tabaczynski) Shuman ’97
Rock Supan ’75
Chuck Smith ’83
Rick Miller ’81
+ Paul Beskid
Ryan Gorius ’95
Dave Kaminski ’80
+ Brian Keck ’90
Kaitlyn Leary ’10
Michael Buck ’68
Mike Campo ’75
Tom Compernolle ’83
Henry Durica ’87
Cindy Shumaker ’90

Outstanding Alumni Award
Brian Miluk ’74
Terry Monnolly ’66
William Melchior ’65
Dr. Anthony Joseph, MD ’68
Thomas Stasek ’65
Tom Goebel ’78
Jerry Koler ’86
Marty Zanotti ’70
Brian Heinzerling ’86
Nick Marra ’76
Bob Riester ’65
Father Bob Stec ’79

Outstanding Alumna Award
Donna Ross ’89
Heather (Ross) Scaglione ’89

Franciscan Medal Award
+ James W. Day
+ Fr. Daniel O’Connell, ofm
+ John Uhrin
Dr. Charles Garven, MD ’73
+ Dr. Takayuki and Mrs. Hiroko Chabata
Fr. Mario DiCicco, ofm
John Warcaba ’81
Br. Thom Smith, ofm
Koler Financial Group

Padua Partner Award
+ Wayne F. Miller
Joe & Pam Shuman
Michael Barth, Sr.
+ Ray Fox
John & Ginger Price
+Tony Kaniecki
Lillian Gathers
Bob & + Sheana Lehman
+ Rich DiGeronimo
+ Sally Brody
Eoin & Deborah Herlihy
Tom & Debbie Mason

+ Denotes Deceased

NOMINATION INFORMATION

Submit a nomination for the next Hall of Fame Induction.
Click here for information about the nomination process.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact the Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations Stephanie Hartman ’96 at shartman@paduafranciscan.com or 440.845.8224 with questions.