Charise Angone (Daughter, Conrad Angone ’57) Best Visual Effects BAFTA and OSCAR 2008

Charise Angone, Visual Effects Coordinator for the film "The Golden Compass" which won for Best Visual Effects ar the British Academy Awards (BAFTA) and the Motion Pictures Academy Awards (OSCAR) 2008. When asked what she thought of THE OSCAR, she said it was “heavy”. (she didn’t make it clear if … [Read more...]

Bill Koloseike ’45

Bill Koloseike ‘45 2008 issue of Chicago province Jesuit Publication “Partners”  Bill is not only a generous financial donor to Jesuit causes, but to quote him “I don’t just want to write checks, I want to do something - I want to be a part of it.” Bill is helping build a school in Kibera, … [Read more...]

Donald Broderick ’43

Donald Broderick ‘43 -rip 2008- Donald Broderick came from St. Leo Parish attended St. Leo Grammar School and came to leo High School in the Fall of 1939 as a member of the Class of 1943. On March 22, 1941 in the Daily News relays at the International Amphitheatre Leo High School relay team of … [Read more...]


JACK HOWARD SCHOLARSHIP UPDATE FALL 2008 Rich Furlong recently went to Leo High School and presented President Bob Foster with a check for one full years scholarship.  this memorial fund was established to honor our great friend and president Jack Howard.  bob has named this years recipient and he … [Read more...]

Benjamin DeBerry ’64

Interviewed and Written by Patrick Mc Gavin 8/08, Edited by Larry Lynch '75 BENJAMIN DEBERRY '64 The French existentialist Albert Camus famously said in order to exist, man must rebel. The act of rebellion takes many forms, styles and iterations: against church, state, or man’s inhumanity. The … [Read more...]

Maurice Leahy ’45

Interviewed and Written by Patrick Mc Gavin 8/08, Edited by Larry Lynch '75 FATHER MAURICE LEAHY '45 The great transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson famously observed that things are in the saddle and ride mankind. The nature of most people’s experiences is to read it, see it, learn about it, and … [Read more...]

Jim Furlong Guest Speaker at Gaelic Park 2008

Jim Furlong ‘65 Leo Man Guest Speaker at Gaelic Park Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2008 ON MEMORIAL DAY, Monday, May 26, 2008, Jim Furlong ‘65 was asked to speak at the memorial Day Ceremonies at Gaelic Park.  Jim was an appropriate choice as he is a Vietnam War Hero.  He received the … [Read more...]

Edward J. Ryan ’57

Interviewed and Written by Patrick Mc Gavin 5/08, Edited by Larry Lynch '75 EDWARD J. RYAN '57 Talent + Athletic Valor = An Exceptional Life for this Leo Man Shakespeare’s famous declaration, in As You Like It, that “All the world’s a stage,” the men and women merely players, imagines a world, an … [Read more...]

Leo’s Own John Caponera performs at Zanies

Leo actor / comedian Back in Town performing at The World Music Co. and Zanies AT & T has been running commercials on ABC & NBC.  The very funny guy that has been doing the sensational Harry Carey impersonation is Leo’s own John Caponera.  John was nice enough to donate some of his funniest … [Read more...]

Roger Olsen ’39

Interviewed and Written by Patrick Mc Gavin 4/08  ROGER OLSEN '39  As a young man Roger Olsen witnessed the most significant historical acts of the 20th century. He lived through the Depression and served with distinction in the Pacific theater during the Second World War. Reflecting on his life … [Read more...]