Hall of Fame




The recipients pictured above and listed below were honored at the Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Friday, October 26, 2018 on the St. Monica campus. Through a nomination process open to all SMCHS alumni, the following individuals were chosen:

Distinguished Mariner Hall of Fame
Andrew Valdivia '77
Dr. Oscar Casillas '94
Sr. Dennis McFadden - faculty member 1992 - 2013
Mariner Athletic Hall of Fame
Edward Maloney '66
Dr. Gary Nitti '72

St. Monica Catholic High School Hall of Fame
The St. Monica Catholic High School Hall of Fame has two components:
The Distinguished Mariner Hall of Fame
The Mariner Athletic Hall of Fame
These places of honor are designed to enhance St. Monica’s rich heritage, spirit and culture, by bringing the great traditions of the past together with the promising hopes and dreams of the future. We feel they provide a needed  means to recognize graduates whose diverse accomplishments are worthy of such an  honor.

Distinguished Mariner Hall of Fame Honorees
1986 Honorees
+John Casey '47;+ Art Verge '47; The Lennon Sisters: Dianne Lennon Gass '57; Peggy Lennon Cathcart '59; Kathy Lennon Daris '61; and Janet Lennon Bahler '64
1987 Honorees
+Sister Mary Faith Clarke, SNJM '46; +Don Bremberg '58; Robert Klein '65
1988 Honorees
John Bambrick '50; Carmen Delgado Diaz '52; +Father William Brelsford - honorary
1989 Honorees
+Jack Penn '44; Sister Dolores Rashford, SNJM '47; Frank Wagner '65; Sister Mary Margaret Mulgrew, SNJM - honorary
1990 Honorees
+Marilyn Hawley Hilton '46; Richard Gass '55; Monsignor Royale Vadakin '56
1997 Honoree
Sr. Cheryl Milner, SNJM - honorary
2000 Honoree
+Mrs. Marie Gallagher - honorary
2003 Honoree
+Jim Dela Torre - honorary
2008 Honorees
Melissa Foelsch Wells '50; Thomas Rollerson '83
2010 Honorees
The Honorable Victoria Gerrard Chaney '63; Gary J. Nitti M.D., F.A.C.A '72.; Tamara Martinez - honorary
2012 Honorees
Sr. Michaeline Mary Falvey, SNJM - honorary; George Centeno '71
2014 Honorees
Mark Verge '85; Brian Anthony "Tony" Rose - honorary
2016 Honorees
Steven M. Hilton '68, Irma Rodriguez Vargas '72, Ed Archer - honorary
+Deceased honorees

Mariner Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees
2008 Honorees
Leon Wood '79; Earl Duncan '86; Jason Matthews '87; Michael Wagner '89; Marcelllus Wiley '92; *Matthew Bambrick '93; Adrian Klemm '95; and *Coach Tim Layana
2010 Honorees
1970 and 1971 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Girls' Volleyball National Champions; Coach Leo Klemm
2012 Honorees
Frank Cruz '77; *Coach Norm Lacy
2014 Honorees
1956 CIF Championship Boys’ Basketball Team; Danielle Adefeso '01
2016 Honorees
Bob Klein '65, Doug O'Neill '86
*Posthumous inductees

 Hall of Fame Nomination Forms