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 4/25/19

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

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

$5,000+Gold Sponsor
Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation, Inc.
Drum Foundation
Michael & Joanne Vodica Marks '79 - Marks Family Foundation
Mattel, Inc c/o Children's Foundation
Andrew & Clare Pool Purpura '75
Frank Romeo - Romeo Vineyards
John and Juliette Torrey

$2,500+ Silver Sponsor
Anne Bianchini '90
Boston Private Bank and Trust
Mervyn Brenner Foundation 
Douglas &  Mary Ann Lovi Button '72
William & Emilia Kibblewhite
Wayne and Catherine Dunleavy Rosaia '72
Aileen Whelan, M.D. '76

$1,500+ Presidential Sponsor
John & Melinda Adams
Matthew and Penny Stack Alexander '78
Neil &  Natalie Cirigliano Brosnan Ed.D. '02
David & Maria Collins
James & Gina Rosaia Collins '99
Dino & Gabriella Bonalanza DeRanieri '59
Patricia Dugoni
Roger Selsback & Rey Friel '64
Robert Grassilli, Jr.
Junipero Serra High School
Jerry & Kathy Lautze Krause '68
Kathleen Lama '87
Mercy High School Alumnae Association Scott & Martha Miliken
Brandy Martinez Navarro '98
& Alison Vorsatz '98
Joseph & Pam Nootbaar
Mario & Katherine Lacunza-Pompili '78 Caroline and Charlie Romeo
Janet K. Ruffing, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, West Midwest Community
 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
Mercy Education System of  the Americas Patrick and Mary Burke Morris '58
Ronald & Susan LePine Morro '59
Bob & Jackie O'Donnell
Donald & Joanne Hickey Prolo '60
Austin & Lauren Williams
David and Pat Price Willis '58

$500+ Blue and White Sponsor
Elaine Andrews '69
Valerie Armento '69
Rebecca Beck - Beck Brothers
Kelli & Peter Benz
Brian & Madeleine Ostertag Bucher '84
Michael & Mary Bollier Carp '77
Margaret Brenner Finnegan '77
Patricia Flanagan '65
Patrick & Jane Hitchcock
Eileen Horan
Una Kinsella '83
Mark & Amy Lavelle
Lars & Mary Lund
Patirica McAdoo '65
Michael & Sarah Murphy
Juan & Mercedes Navarro 
Ann Williams Regan '59
Karen Lee and Michael Samn
Richard & Gina DeRanieri Wiebe '84
David & Pat Price Willis '58

$250+ Crusader Sponsor
David Howes & Janet Andrews '70
Betty Battaglia
Jean & James Biernat
Maureen Boland '66
Mary Danielski Bona '56
Bert Lawrence & Barbara Gilvich Bowden '53 Patricia & Chuck Bradley
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
Alanna & Chris Filippi
Michael & Camile Fitzsimmons
Ann Turner Flinn '58
Mike & Christine Folan
John & Carol Fraher
Antonio Galletto
Susan Cooks Gott '58
Sabina Gotuaco
Sarah & John Healy
Sandra Barry Hart '72
Dennis Irving
Darrell Justus
Hani & Mary  Kaileh
Paul & Barbara Williams Labagh '62
Steven & Cathleen Ferrari Lagomarsino '74
Mark Schack & Jennifer Lambdin
Paul & Sandy Thiemann Lamson '63
Shivi & Prithvi Legha
Mark & Christine Tonelli Mandoli '70
Mercy High School - San Francisco
Kimathi Marangu and Andrea Pappajohn
Patricia Arana Mifsud '91
Patrick & Paula Dueball Moore '70
James Murphy
Kathleen O'Meara '58
Bill & Lorraine Welch Paul '68
Luke and Lena Perkocha
Lynn Rosaia '69
Clemons & Patricia Schultz Rawert '60
Lynn Rosaia '69
Robert & Patricia Siegel Schmolze '68
Dario Kekelj & Branislava Peric-Sekelj
Frank & Mary Hughes Stone '74
Sharon Santini Tallon '69
Carl & Michele O'Connor Tyler '68
Roger &  Barbara Bushnell Vigil '61
Donald & Jane Vogel
Mary C. Waskowiak, RSM
George & Hazel Stergar Walton '63
Mark & Mary Cilia Way '81
Marilyn Weeks '67
Douglas & Catherine Gogarty Winnett '81
Conrad Wong & Anna Huang
Marc & Sue Worrall
Joe & Jamila Sinlao Zanette '04

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 '72, Chair
Kelli Benz
Carol Fraher
Mary Lund
Clare Pool Purpura '75
Caroline Romeo