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Awards-ERecognizing Our Alumni for Their Support & Dedication

Outstanding Alumni Award

Awarded to graduates who give selflessly of their time, talents and treasure to promote Providence and its mission.

1976 – David Jarboe ‘56
1976 – Ted Schad ‘57
1991 – David Jarboe ‘56
1992 – Ted Schad ‘57
1993 – Mary Helen Edwards ‘61
1994 – Rose Marie Williams ‘64
2003 – Sherri McHugh ’64
2004 – David Jarboe ’56
2004 – Marilyn Jarboe ’56
2005 – Bob Steiner ’70
2006 – Bob Koetter Jr. ’78
2006 – Paula Robinson ’65
2007 – Larry Paris ‘58
2008 – Dennis Ettel ’74
2009 – Greg Huber ‘81
2010 – Norman ’63 & Kathy (Howell ’65) Kruer
2011 – Michael Galligan ’56
2012 – Greg Zoeller ’73
2012 – Tony Bennett ’79
2013 – Nick Sieveking  ’57
2014 – Michael Naville ’69
2015 – Evelyn (Kruer) Lilly ’55 & Julie (Paris) Rorrer ’81
2016 – Jack L. Koetter’ 72

Other Outstanding Alumni Awards may have been given prior to 2003, but no record can be found.

Honorary Alumni Awards

Beginning with the 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration in late 2001, Honorary Alumni Awards were named by the Alumni Association. These were awarded to NON-graduates displaying outstanding dedication and service to Providence.
1992 – Rosie Block
1992 – Judy Douglas
1993 – Tony Galofaro
2001 – Bob & Gladys Koetter
2001 – Ambrose Kruer, Sr.
2002 – James E. Lee
2003 – Gilbert Campbell
2004 – Dr. Homer Ferree
2005 – Leonard “Sonny” Combs
2006 – Dale Durham
2007 – Kenny Fritz
2008 – Mike Douglas
2009 – Tex Very
2010 – Fr. Mike Hilderbrand
2011 – Brenda Lilly, Ann Steiner
2012 – Earl Bertrand, Joe Theobald (posthumously), Don Zipp
2013 – James W. Robinson
2014 – Gerald Huber and Bill Beach
2015 – Tom Koetter, Sr.
2016 – Judith Manning

Honorary Alumni – The Early Years

Beginning about 1976, the Alumni in conjunction with the Providence Booster Club presented Honorary Providence Alumni Awards to NON-graduates displaying outstanding dedication and service to Providence.
1992 – Joe Boesing, Sr.
1992 – Marie Braunbeck
1992 – Paul Ernstberger
1992 – Phil McCauley II
1993 – Kim Fisher
1993 – Gene Sartini
1993 – Page Walker
1994 – Ron Carroll, Sr.
Exact year unknown for the following:
Jerome Bischof
Wilbert Block
William Brown
Walter Colin
Michael Douglas
Bob Fields
Charles Hornung, Sr.
Robert I. Larkin
Robert McKay
Gene “Spider” Murphy
John Murphy
Tom Pangburn
George “Tooter” Tinius

Community Service Award

Presented to a person with strong Providence ties that has made a significant contribution to the community at-large or the Catholic community in particular.
2005 – Joe Theobald
2006 – Jeannie Schmidt Unruh ’72
2007 – Don Day ‘57
2008 – Barbara Popp ’72
2009 – Diane Murphy ‘67
2010 – Fr. Sonny Day ’58
2011 – Marie Robertson
2012 – Carl & Mary Kay Wolford
2013 – Dr. Homer Ferree (Hon. ’04)
2014 – J. Robert Shine
2015 – Dan Cristiani
2016 – Dan Schoenfelder

Providence Power Award of Excellence

Presented to a person who has extensively served the Providence community and/or provided a unique contribution to the school. Not an annual award, but rather as the occasion arises.
2007 – Ray Day ‘57
2010 – The Bob Koetter Sr. Family

To nominate an outstanding alumni, please email alumni@providencehigh.net

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