Judge Bill Phelan ’50 Retires 2008

JUDGE BILL PHELAN ‘50 RETIRES FROM THE BENCH ON JANUARY 18, 2008 Bill is in the Leo Hall of Fame and is a regulare attendee at the Leo Banquets.  He retired at the age of 75. Submitted by Gene Earner ’50

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John Daley ’38

Interviewed and written by Angelo Banadano, Edited by Patrick Mc Gavin JOHN DALEY ’38 A foundation of literature, art and culture, man’s essential nature, his being, is predicated on the quest. That “search,” as it were, takes on many forms, private and public, inner and outer that moves through space and time. It is both […]

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Head of University of Chicago Biology Department, Anthony P. Mahowald, PhD Helps Upgrade Leo High School Science Programs 2007

Anthony P. Mahowald, Ph.D. Louis Block Professor and Chairman Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology The University of Chicago Thanks to our own Mr. Bill Koloseike and Mr. George Sullivan of the Jesuit Volunteer Program the young men of Leo High School will be tutored by one of the preeminent scholars in the field […]

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Christmas Party 2007

Leo HS Alumni Association Christmas Party 2007 Each Christmas season Jerry Schmitt hosts a special Leo Sports Figures Christmas Party. This started 33 years ago, with the 1956-57 Leo Lightweight Championship Basketball Team of which Jerry Schmitt was a member. Since then, it has expanded to include football players, track and other Leo sports individuals and […]

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LEO STUDENT JASON RILEY ‘04 Victim of Violent Act

LEO STUDENT JASON RILEY ‘04 VICTIM OF VIOLENT ACT A recent graduate of Leo High School, the Valedictorian of the 2004 Class, Jason Riley, was the victim of a shooting on November 28, 2007 on West 69th Street. Jason participated in football and boxing while at Leo, and won the city’s Golden GLoves Championship in […]

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Leo High School Veterans War Memorial Event 11/9/2007

Leo High School Veterans War Memorial Event Friday, November 9, 2007 11:00AM Leo High School, Leo Alumni Association, Windy City Veterans, The Burbank, Illinois Unit of the Marine Corps League, The Veterans Leadership Program, American Legion Giles Post #87, & Chicago Commission on Human Relations will hold a special Veterans Memorial Observance at the Leo […]

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John M. Hartigan ‘53

John M. Hartigan ‘53 LAWYER ACTIVE IN MANY CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS John M. Hartigan, a life-long Chicagoan was active in many civic organizations.  He headed the Kenilworth United Fund, was a long-time member of the Chicago Crime Commission and was an active Trustee at the Steppenwolf Theater Company.  A successful lawyer and keen artist – Mr. […]

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Leo HS Honors Quarterback of Iconic Game 8/2007

Leo HS Honors Quarterback of Iconic Game 8/2007

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School Gets Help From Hard-Hitting Laywer Mike Joyce

Reprinted from: The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin                May 21, 2007 School Gets Help From Hard-Hitting Lawyer by Pat Milhizer Staff Writer   The Leo Catholic High School boxing team is getting loose for practice at the end of a recent school day when team director Michael J. Joyce is asked to show what these guys can […]

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Edward Ryan ’57 ~ Chicago Catholic League Hall of Fame Nomination

Chicago Catholic League Hall of Fame Nomination Edward Ryan ’57 Edward Ryan attended and played football for Leo High School from 1953-1957. During that time Leo won the City Championship, All City, All State, MVP Tom McCann Award, Noble E. Kaiser Award MVP, H.S. All American (New World, etc.), Freshmen FB Notre Dame (57), Michigan […]

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