The Jubilee classes of 50th (ours), 55th, 60th, 65th, 70th and 75th years were recognized and given a lapel pin.
A delicious dinner followed before we moved into the Prep Hall of Famers Awards presentation to eight alumni: Dr. Robert Buck,P'63 ... Mr. Peter Guerrera III,P'64,C'68 ... Mr. John Harvan, Jr.,P'59,C'66 ... Mr. Tom Jenkins (a classmate),P'65,C'69 ... Mr. Norm Mihn (another classmate),P'65,C'69 ...Father Warren Murrman, O.S.B.,P'56,C'61,S'65 ... Mr. Robert Pezzoli,P'66,C'70 ... and Mr. Thomas Wagner,P'66. Finally a Distinguished Service Award was presented to another classmate, Mr. Matthew Kristofik,P'65,C'75.
Archabbot Douglas Nowicki gave some remarks and concluded with Benediction. It was a wonderful gathering and a very special time for me.
I want to express my deep gratitude for this honor and distinction, and the the generous hospitality shown to all of the Prep alumni and their guests. Fifty years is a long time, but how quickly our memories and recollections allowed us to renew friendships.