Search Element

Main-Container

CCHS Logo

Top Container

Breadcrumbs

Honoring Excellence: Call for Nominations!


Honoring Excellence: Call for Nominations!

On May 5, 2022, the Central Catholic community will be honoring the achievements of a select group of alumni, friends, and community members whose lives, acts of kindness, and contributions to Central Catholic and the wider world fully represent the best traditions of CCHS.

Nominations for the Champagnat Awards and the Athletic Hall of Fame are being accepted through December 15.

The Champagnat Awards Presentation & Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Thursday, May 5, 2022

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston-Andover, 123 Old River Rd, Andover, MA

Details on ticket sales will be announced in the coming months.

Room full of people

Call for Nominations

We invite nominations for these prestigious awards from alumni, family members, school staff, and friends of CCHS.

Nominations will be accepted through December 15, 2021.

Champagnat Call for Nominations

Athletic Call for Nominations

 

Champagnat Award Honorees 2015

The Champagnat Awards

Saint Marcellin Champagnat, founder of the Marist Brothers, urged his Marist followers to live their lives “doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.”

The Champagnat Awards honor Alumni and Members of the Central Catholic community whose lives reflect extraordinary faith, service to the least favored, professional achievement, and dedication to our Marist mission. Their lives inspire us every day.

The 2022 Honorees will recognized at Honoring Excellence.

The Champagnat Awards

Champagnat Call for Nominations

 

The Award for Humanitarian & Community Service

This award is bestowed on individuals for outstanding service to society and their unwavering commitment to making the world a better place. They epitomize the Marist ideal of concern for the least favored.

  • Honorees

    • Stephen J. Kelley '64 (2005)

    • Dr. Samuel J. D’Urso '62 (2012)

    • John F. Kaslow '49 (2015)

    • Barbara J. (Fox '51SM) Kaslow (2015)

    • Patricia (Foley '60SM) Karl (2018)

    • William J. Sullivan '68 (2018)

 

The Witness to Faith Award

This award is bestowed on individuals who have committed their lives to making Jesus known and loved through their faith and actions. Their example serves as an inspiration to students and to all those associated with Central Catholic.

  • Honorees

    • Bishop William J. McNaughton, M.M. '44 (2012)
    • Bridget (Scanlon '64SM) Shaheen (2012)
    • Rev. Guy Vellardita '48, O.F.M. (2015)
    • Rev. George F. Riley '53, OSA (2018)

 

The St. Thérèse of Lisieux Alumni Award

This award is bestowed on alumni whose emerging professional and personal lives reflect the ideals of Central Catholic and our Marist heritage.

  • Honorees

    • Michelle Abou-Raad '12 (2018)
    • Jesenia Tejada-Perez '03 (2018)

 

The Award for Achievement in Marist Education

This award is bestowed on faculty and staff members whose unabiding love and care for young people continues the mission and work of Saint Champagant. Their example serves as an inspiration to their colleagues and the entire Central Catholic community.

  • Honorees

    • Bro. Ernest Beland, FMS (2012)
    • William J. Cowie '59 (2012)
    • Christopher F. Sullivan '81 (2015)
    • Jeanne R. Burns (2018)
    • David M. DeFillippo '66 (2018)
    • Bro. Florentius, FMS (2018)
    • Warren W. Hayes '54 (2018)

 

The Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement

This award is bestowed on alumni whose success and achievements in their chosen field serve as an inspiration to the Central Catholic community and provide an inspiring example for our students.

  • Honorees

    • Dr. George D. LeMaitre '51 (2005)
    • Louise L. Schiavone '68SM (2005)
    • Ernest L. Herrman '79 (2012)
    • Richard J. Santagati '61 (2015)
    • Charles F. Daher '67 (2018)
    • Brad M. Damphousse '00 (2018)

 

The Award for Philanthropic Support of the Mission of Central Catholic High School

This award is bestowed on those whose cumulative generosity to Central Catholic High School has been outstanding, epitomizing the love and generosity of Saint Champagnat. Through their investments and leadership, they have made a transformative impact on the students and faculty of Central Catholic High School.

  • Honorees

    • R. Kingman Webster (2005)
    • G. Thomas Catalano '50 (2012)
    • Albert C. Peterson '50 (2012)
    • Craig D. Divino '69 (2015)
    • Ronald T. Maheu '60 (2018)
    • Laurence J. Palmisano '51 (2018)

 

 

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Athletic Hall of Fame

The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who distinguished themselves on the Raider playing fields or in endeavors associated with Raider athletics.

Inaugurated in 1981, the Athletic Hall of Fame has 125 inductees and strives to honor individuals for “excellence in the ranks of those who wore the Central Catholic Red and Blue.”

Click here to view members of the Hall of Fame.

The 13th Induction Class will be recognized at Honoring Excellence on May 5, 2022.

The Athletic Hall of Fame

Athletic Call for Nominations

Athletic Hall of Fame: 2015 Class

Call for Nominations

We invite nominations for these prestigious awards from alumni, family members, school staff, and friends of CCHS.

Nominations will be accepted through December 15, 2021.

Champagnat Call for Nominations

Athletic Call for Nominations

 

Photo Album: Honoring Excellence 2018

The Champagnat Awards Presentation & Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Grandview Hall at the Blue Ocean Event Center, Salisbury, MA


Central Catholic High School
A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition

Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls 1,200 students from over 60 cities and towns and several countries. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (nearly 100%) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

Central Catholic High School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

For more information, please visit www.CentralCatholic.net, call 978-682-0260, or email website@centralcatholic.net.

Mission: Central Catholic High School makes Jesus known and loved.
We educate the whole person for college and for life, with particular care for the least favored and those in need.