Graduates holding hands

2016 Event

The 2016 Making A Difference Scholarship was a huge success! Please enjoy the videos shown from the night of the event.

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Making A Difference 2016 Video - please click on the photo below to view this video.



Please click the photo below to hear Student Speaker Odalis Castellanos '16 Speech for Making A Difference 2016.


Please click on the photo below to hear Keynote Speaker Gina Rosaia Collins '99 speech for Making A Difference 2016.


Please click on the photo below to hear Part 2 of Gina's Speech



 

Making A Difference sponsors

Mercy High School
Board of Directors 
Event Underwriters

Annie Bianchini '90 • Pauline Borghello, RSM • Judy Cannon, RSM • Cindy McDonald Dunleavy '81 • Patricia Flanagan '65 • Sarah Newsom Healy • Brandy M.M. Navarro '98 • Michele O'Connor Tyler '68 • Joan Marie O'Donnell, RSM • Clare Pool Purpura '75 • Caroline Romeo

Making A Difference
Sponsorship Levels

as of 3/16/19

$25,000+ Catherine McAuley Sponsor
The Carl Gellert & Celia Berta
Gellert Foundation
Norbert & Inger Bischofberger

$10,000+ Platinum Sponsor
Vasant & Sumati Prabhu
Min Zang and Yan Luo

$5,000+Gold Sponsor
Drum Foundation
Mattel, Inc c/o Children's Foundation
Andrew & Clare Pool Purpura '75

$2,500+ Silver Sponsor
Matthew and Penny Stack Alexander '78
Anne Bianchini '90
Boston Private Bank and Trust
Douglas &  Mary Ann Lovi Button '72
Frank Romeo
Aileen Whelan, M.D. '76

$1,500+ Presidential Sponsor
John & Melinda Adams
Neil &  Natalie Cirigliano Brosnan Ed.D. '02
James & Gina Rosaia Collins '99
Patricia Dugoni
Roger Selsback & Rey Friel '64
Robert Grassilli, Jr.
William & Emilia Kibblewhite
Jerry & Kathy Lautze Krause '68
Kathleen Lama '87
Scott & Martha Miliken
Robert & Patricia Siegel Schmolze '68
Volker & Kathleen Wuerth Sonnabend '70
Sandi Stoppoloni

$1,000+ Bronze Sponsor
Harry & Irene Garibaldi Aubright '46
Fred &  Bonnie Pors Bertetta '55
Mary Louise Castillo
Charles & Noreen Dougherty
Paul & Joan Fitzpatrick
Richard & Catherine Casey Grabinski '86
Armando & Mary Lou Bisagno Flocchini '52
Patrick and Mary Burke Morris '58
Ronald & Susan LePine Morro '59
Bob & Jackie O'Donnell
David and Pat Price Willis '58

$500+ Blue and White Sponsor
Elaine Andrews '69
Brian & Madeleine Ostertag Bucher '84
Michael & Mary Bollier Carp '77
Edward Goodstein & Francesca Eastman
Margaret Brenner Finnegan '77
Patricia Flanagan '65
Patirica McAdoo '65
Juan & Mercedes Navarro 
Karen Lee and Michael Samn
Richard & Gina DeRanieri Wiebe '84
David & Pat Price Willis '58

$250+ Crusader Sponsor
Bert Lawrence & Barbara Gilvich Bowden '53 Kevin Domecus & Laura Brucken
Shirley Cauterucio
Dave & Evelyn Neumayr Coglizer '81
Siobhan Collopy '85
Thomas &  Mary Jo Dungan Compton '64
Kevin &  Cindy McDonald Dunleavy '81
John & Carol Fraher
Susan Cooks Gott '58
Darrell Justus
Steven & Cathleen Ferrari Lagomarsino '74
Lars & Mary Lund
Patrick & Paula Dueball Moore '70
Bill & Lorraine Welch Paul '68
Robert & Patricia Siegel Schmolze '68
Frank & Mary Hughes Stone '74
Roger &  Barbara Bushnell Vigil '61
Marilyn Weeks '67

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honorary Committee

John & Melinda Adams
Penny Stack Alexander '78
Amy Bayley, RSM '69
Norbert and Inger Bischofberger
Natalie Cirigliano Brosnan Ed.D. '02
Marguerite Buchanan, RSM
Gina Rosaia Collins '99 and James Collins
Joan and Paul Fitzpatrick
Rosann Fraher, RSM
William and Emilia Kibblewhite
Kathy Lauze Krause ‘68
Kathleen Lama ‘87
Fr. Michael Mahoney, O.F.M. Cap.
Kathy Lacunza Pompili '78
Vasant and Sumati Prabhu
Charlie and Caroline Romeo
Janet Rozzano, RSM
Sandi Stoppoloni
Aileen Whelan, M.D. ‘76

 

Steering Committee

Cathy Dunleavy Rosaia '71, Chair
Kelli Benz
Carol Fraher
Mary Lund
Clare Pool Purpura '75
Caroline Romeo