ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR
Recipients of the Alumnus of the Year Award:
ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS
John “Jay” Lauricella, III '71
2019 Alumnus of the Year
Always saying “Give me a call if you need anything,” alumnus John “Jay” Lauricella was loyal to his school and his alumni brothers. He honored his classmate and funded the Lige Hensley Scholarship for academics, leadership, and pride. He is Raider Pride!
Steve Scalise ‘83
2018 Alumnus of the Year
A proud alumnus who played a Congressional baseball game wearing a Rummel jersey, Congressman Scalise was named Alumnus of the Year hours before the President, in the State of the Union, acknowledged "the Legend from Louisiana" for his courage and worth ethic.
George Rucker ‘67
2017 Alumnus of the Year
As the first president of the Archbishop Rummel Alumni Association, George Rucker set an enduring precedent by serving on the board for over 30 years. As a Raider father, he cemented the Rucker legacy when three of his sons also became Raider alumni.
Carmen “C.J.” Bruno ‘66
2016 Alumnus of the Year
An outstanding student-athlete at Archbishop Rummel, C.J. Bruno has continued to be an avid supporter of his alma mater through long-time leadership in the Alumni Association and by sending his two sons to follow in his Raider footsteps.
Dominick “Nick” Impastato ‘68
2015 Alumnus of the Year
A past president of the Alumni Association, Nick Impastato has displayed unwavering loyalty to his alma mater by sending his three sons to Archbishop Rummel and by creating the "Return to Home Scholarship.
John Theriot ‘79
2014 Alumnus of the Year
A staunch supporter of "all things Rummel," John Theriot has been a model Raider for years, promoting his alma mater in the community, contributing expert financial guidance to the school as an advisory board member, and supporting multiple academic and extracurricular programs.
S. Pete Oddo ‘66
2013 Alumnus of the Year
A past president of the Alumni Association, Pete Oddo has supported his alma mater selflessly through the years, repeatedly contributing his time and efforts, as evidenced by keeping close contact with his charter class of 1966.
Don L. Dubuc ‘68
2012 Alumnus of the Year
Popularly known as "Don the Outdoors Guy" on local television and radio, Don Dubuc has been a driving force behind the Alumni Association's most successful events, contributing to and promoting the Archbishop Rummel Fishing Rodeo and Beast Feast since their inceptions.
Robert “Bob” Whitman ‘69
2011 Alumnus of the Year
A star student-athlete while a Raider, Bob Whitman returned to Archbishop Rummel as a faculty member, guidance counselor and coach, quickly becoming a role model through his efforts on campus and his leadership in the greater New Orleans community.
David “Dave” Russo ‘71
2010 Alumnus of the Year
A past president of the Alumni Association, Dave Russo was a founder and chairman of the Archbishop Rummel Fishing Rodeo and Beast Feast, two of the association's most successful fundraising and community building events.
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