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2017 Lasallian Vincentian Alumni Award Winners

Congratulations to the four recipients of the 2017 Lasallian Vincentian Alumni Awards: Joseph Kennedy ’65, Rosemarie Lawlor Horan ’65, Hon. Troy Nunley ’82, and Alexandra Christ ’92. Every other year, the Lasallian Vincentian Alumni Award is given to graduates of St. Vincent, Sacred... Read More

Inaugural Bay Area Lasallian Symposium brings together West Coast Lasallian Educators

On January 27, nine west coast Lasallian schools gathered at St. Mary’s College in Moraga for the inaugural Bay Area Lasallian Symposium. Organizers hoped the day-long event would deepen the participating schools’ understanding of Lasallian charisms, foster community among educators across... Read More

The Fightin’ Irish in Rio

More than 10,000 athletes from around the world have gathered in Rio de Janeiro to compete in the Olympic Games. Among them are three hopeful SHC alumni: Danny Barrett ’08 (Rugby), Shannon Rowbury ’02 (Track & Field), and Nate Ngo ’06 (Men’s Volleyball, Technical Coordinator). They... Read More

SHC Welcomes Danny Glover as Keynote Speaker

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory proudly welcomed actor, producer and activist Danny Glover as its keynote speaker at today’s Social Justice Assembly. Glover was joined by his son and SHC alumnus, Ramon ’12. The assembly, which focused on climate change and environmental stewardship,... Read More

Jerry Mahoney ’44 Inducted into SF Prep Hall of Fame

The San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame has announced the induction of Sacred Heart graduate, Jerry Mahoney ’44, into the San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame this spring. The 34th Annual San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame Awards Banquet will take place on May 21, 2016, at the Spanish Cultural Center in San... Read More

SHC Assistant Principal Donates Kidney to Former Student

This Christmas season, Assistant Principal for Student Life Christine Buell personifies compassion and the spirit of giving for the entire SHC community. Buell went to undergo surgery just after Christmas to donate one of her kidneys to former student Kelvin Saunders ’13. It has been a long... Read More

2015 Alumni Games

Alumni Soccer Games Saturday, December 12 Join us at the alumni soccer games benefiting the Fightin' Irish Boys soccer program! Cheer on your former classmates as they suit up against current SHC student-athletes. The mini-games will take place on Saturday, December 12... Read More

Top of the Class: Alumni leaders continue to serve in medicine, education and science

By Clarissa Mendiola Originally published in Second Century Summer 2015. Heralded as leaders and honored for their academic achievement and commitment to Lasallian and Vincentian values, valedictorians are also entrusted to inspire their fellow classmates with a final speech: the valedictory.... Read More

Students Honored with Inaugural Brad Parker Award

The Brad Parker Award for Excellence in Technical Theater was established this year to honor SHC students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, technical expertise and commitment to excellence in all of SHC's theater productions. Sophia Ynami '15 and Jonathan Woo '15 were honored with the award... Read More

Congratulations Class of 2015!

On behalf of the entire SHC community, congratulations to the Class of 2015! Our newest graduates join a vast community of proud alumni and bring their Lasallian and Vincentian values into the world as they prepare for college this fall. This year, 292 graduates were accepted into 200... Read More

SHC Celebrates Marian Daly ’45

SHC celebrates the life of Marian Daly ’45, St. Vincent’s graduate and long-time supporter of the Daughters of Charity. With her recent passing, we commemorate her life, faith and dedication to her alma mater. Marian Angeline Early Daly and her twin sister, Mildred, were born in Randsburg,... Read More

Brother Patrick Martin ’96 & Brother Roberto Martinez Take First Vows

On Saturday, August 2, 2014, SHC alumnus Brother Patrick Martin '96 (right) and Instructor of Religious Studies Brother Roberto Martinez (middle) pronounced first vows as members of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. Their vows follow the completion of their novitiate year... Read More

SHC De Paul Scholars Experience Stanford University

SHC is fortunate to have a vast alumni network that remains engaged with our community long after graduation day. Case in point: Dr. Michael Rouan ’82. Current SHC De Paul Scholars connected with Dr. Rouan during a recent trip to the university for a behind-the-scenes look at Stanford’s... Read More

Shannon Rowbury '02

Rowbury ’02 Sets US National Record in 2-Mile

San Francisco's Shannon Rowbury '02 broke the American record in the women's 2-mile run Saturday, May 31, in the 40th annual Prefontaine Classic. She is an Olympic athlete, World Championships Bronze medalist and four-time United States champion in the sport of track and field. Rowbury finished... Read More

Kevin Greene '09

Kevin Greene ’09 Returns Home, Signs With 49ers

May 27, 2014 Mike Lerseth, SFGate.com The 49ers signed two players with Bay Area ties Tuesday: Kevin Greene '09, who was born in Oakland and attended Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep-San Francisco, and Stanford linebacker Chase Thomas. Greene, 24, who was undrafted after playing at USC, received... Read More

Nate Ngo '06

Nate Ngo ’06 Joins Portland Pilots Volleyball Staff

The University of Portland's first-year volleyball head coach Brent Crouch has completed his staff with the additions of assistants Nate Ngo '06 and Nellie Coleman. Most recently Ngo worked on the University of Nebraska women's volleyball staff, while Coleman has been a member of the U.S. National... Read More

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SHC Hosts the San Francisco Summit with Google for Education

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory has partnered with Educational Collaborators to host the San Francisco Summit featuring Google for Education on June 11 and 12, 2014. The summit is an open event focused on Google Apps for Education, Chromebooks, Google Earth, YouTube and many other... Read More

USF '51 Offense

ESPN highlights William Henneberry ’48 and the 1951 USF Dons

William Henneberry '48 and the USF Class of 1951 will be featured in an ESPN special on February 9 at 4 pm highlighting the undefeated, untied, and uninvited team. The special will be reaired throughout the week on ESPNU and ESPN2, check for times here. To read more about Henneberry's career at... Read More

Danny Barrett '09

Danny Barrett ’08 Joins US National 7s Rugby Team

Danny Barrett '08 scored a try against Argentina in his first game with the US National 7s team Olympic Residency Squad on January 25, 2014. A four-time collegiate All-American during his Golden Bear career, University of California graduate Danny Barrett has signed a contract to join the U.S.... Read More

Coach Tierra Rogers '09

Coach Rogers ’09 Featured in Catholic San Francisco

Tierra Rogers’ story reads like the Book of Job. In the first 19 years of her life, the former superstar and current coach of women’s basketball at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory endured childhood in an impoverished, violence-riddled neighborhood, struggled with learning challenges in... Read More

Gardner '03

Gardner ’03 Named National Rugby Player of the Year

January 07, 2014 RUGBYMag.com It takes incredible leadership to gel a squad under the circumstances in which the Berkeley All Blues found themselves, and RUGBYMag’s Women’s Club 7s Player of the Year, Irene Gardner '03, was inspiring in her individual play and the stability she provided... Read More

Kamilah Johnson '10

Kamilah Jackson ’10 Nominated for Service Award byWomen’s Basketball Coaches Association

The Women's Basketball Coaches Association, the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the Allstate Insurance Company announced Hawai'i senior forward Kamilah Jackson '10 as one of 52 NCAA Division I women's basketball nominees for the 2014 Allstate WBCA and NABC Good Works Teams on... Read More

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2014 SHC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory is honored to announce the 2014 inductees to our Athletic Hall of Fame. The class features five men, two women and two teams who competed in eight different sports as far back as 1949. Each student-athlete was selected based on his or her exceptional achievements... Read More

Keith Crawford '82

Keith Crawford ’82 Creates Hope Through Tragedy

On April 1, 2012, Keith Crawford ’82 lost his daughter, Brittany, in a fatal car accident. Brittany, an organ donor, saved four lives with her passing. Brittany’s memory lives on through Give Life, Save Life, a foundation started by the Crawford family that educates the community on the... Read More

Celeste Boureille '12

Soccer Star, Celeste Boureille ’12, Beginning Sophomore Season at Cal

Celeste Boureille '12 honed her creative instincts by kicking a soccer ball around Panhandle Park as a kid growing up near Haight-Ashbury. Now, she is looking to parlay her playmaking skills into a breakout season for the 20th-ranked Cal women's soccer team. The Golden Bears are kicking off the... Read More

Gardner '03 Then and Now

Gardner ’03 Makes US Rugby Sevens World Cup Team

Irene Gardner ’03 doesn’t look all that different from the girl who was homecoming queen in her senior year at Sacred Heart Cathedral. She still has a petite 5’4” frame, long, black hair and a radiant smile. This week, however, there are no long gowns, high heels or tiaras. Gardner will don... Read More

Herman Pratt IV '13

SHC Basketball Star Herman Pratt IV ’13 Stays Local

He is a rebel in his approach, his heart is more evident and reverently dedicated than most and now Herman Pratt is heading across town to begin his college career. A basketball product of the San Francisco Rebels basketball organization and Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep (SHC), Pratt is the... Read More

Tierra Rogers '09

The Best Player Who Never Played: Tierra Rogers ’09

Tierra Rogers '09 was one of the best student-athletes to ever grace the halls at Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and went on to attend the University of California, Berkeley with a basketball scholarship. She completed her fourth year at Cal in 2013, helping the Golden Bears advance all the way... Read More

Corporal Michael P. Toomey '09

Toomey Awarded Bronze Star for Heroism

A Sacred Heart Cathedral alumnus received the Bronze Star Medal with a Combat V during an award ceremony at Camp Pendleton, April 18. Corporal Michael P. Toomey '09, a rifleman serving with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, was recognized for his heroic actions on May 8, 2012, while deployed... Read More

Troy Nunley '82

Troy Nunley Confirmed as Federal Judge by U.S. Senate

March 26, 2013 Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle Troy Nunley '82, who grew up in one of San Francisco's poorest neighborhoods and went on to become a prosecutor and a state judge, has won U.S. Senate confirmation to the federal court in Sacramento. Senators approved... Read More

Lasallian Vincentian Award Winners 2013

Lasallian Vincentian Award Winners 2013

Every other year, the Lasallian Vincentian Alumni Award is given to a graduate of St. Vincent’s, Sacred Heart, Cathedral or SHC who demonstrates extraordinary dedication and loyalty to the church and to the Lasallian/Vincentian community; a person who demonstrates a strong commitment to the... Read More

Tierra Rogers '09

Tierra Rogers ’09 Honored at Cal

Tierra Rogers '09 was honored Sunday for a Cal basketball career that doesn't show up in any game summaries or box scores. The former high school All-American from San Francisco has spent the last four seasons persevering through two devastating personal tragedies -- her father's murder and a... Read More

Coach LyRyan Russell '97

Coach Russell is Off to a Brilliant Start at SHC

First-year Sacred Heart Cathedral girls basketball coach LyRyan Russell '97 was one of the finest boys basketball players in the school's long history. The 1997 graduate was a two-time All-Bay Area selection, played four seasons at USF and averaged 17.3 points per game over six professional... Read More

Lt. Ed Cota ’70

Lt. Ed Cota ’70 Honored Before Monday Night Football Game

On November 19, 2012, Lieutenant Ed Cota ’70—who served as head and assistant football coach at Sacred Heart Cathedral for 10 years—was honored by PG&E and the American Red Cross for his efforts in developing emergency response plans in both the public and private sector. Cota served... Read More

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Fightin’ Irish Fall Season Review

Fightin' Irish Athletics CROSS COUNTRY Both the girls and boys cross country teams qualified for the California State Finals for the third consecutive year. Runners ran personal best times at meets throughout the season, culminating in excellent team performances at the CCS Championships, where... Read More

Reunion Attendees 2012

Reunion Celebration Photo Album is Here!

The classes of ’02, ’97, ’92, ’87, ’82, ’77, ’72 & ’67 celebrated their milestone reunion years on November 10. The alumni enjoyed mingling with their former teachers and classmates, a cocktail reception campus tours and dancing throughout the night. Click here to see view... Read More

Brother Roberto Martinez at House of Hope

Return to House of Hope

Reprinted Lasallian Region of North America
Région Latest News & Resources  Featuring SHC’s Brother Roberto and Georgina Severin ’98 For the ninth summer in a row, Brother Daniel Fenton returned to Bahay Pag-asa, the boys center in Bacolod City in the Republic of the Philippines.... Read More

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Fightin’ Irish Alumnae Rowbury and Kefalas to Run in 2012 Olympics

Olympic Games: London 2012 The Olympics always feature athletes from around the world, but the 2012 Games will be especially Irish. Two alumnae of Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory will represent their countries in the Games; Shannon Rowbury '02 will run the 1500 meter for the US, and Tina... Read More

Tina Kefalas '95

Tina Kefalas ’95 to Compete in Olympic Marathon

On July 27th, we will all be sitting around the TV, watching the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games in London. We will all watch, albeit a little bit bored, and listen to Bob Costas wittily describe the opening ceremony. But when the Greek flag will enter the stadium first, then we will all... Read More

Shannon Rowbuty '02

Shannon Rowbury ’02 To Compete in Second Straight Olympic Games

San Francisco doesn't produce many Olympic track and field athletes, but it now has a two-time Olympian in Shannon Rowbury '02, the pride of Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory. Four years after breaking into the elite level of middle-distance running in the United States to make her first... Read More

SHC Athletics

Russell Takes The Helm of SHC Women’s Basketball

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory is pleased to announce the appointment of LyRyan Russell '97 as our new head girls varsity basketball coach. Russell played professional basketball in Germany for six years where he coached and facilitated youth basketball programs. He returned to the US in 2009... Read More

Troy Nunley '82

President Obama Nominates Troy Nunley ’82 to Serve on US District Court

On Monday, June 25, 2012, President Obama nominated Judge Sheri Polster Chappell, Judge Katherine Polk Failla and Judge Troy L. Nunley '82 to serve on the United States District Court. “I am pleased to nominate these distinguished individuals to serve on the United States District Court... Read More

Vance DeVost '65

Vance DeVost ’65 SF Symphony Stage Manager Takes a Bow

After 25 years with the San Francisco Symphony, stage manager Vance DeVost '65 saved his toughest tour for last. He is retiring if he makes it back from Carnegie Hall, where the Symphony wrapped up its American Mavericks Festival on Friday. Click here to read... Read More

Bob Marshall '52

SHC Mourns the Loss of Bob Marshal ’52

Great friend and former San Bruno mayor Bob Marshall '52 passed away on Tuesday, May 8. Sacred Heart Cathedral asks members of the community to keep the Marshall family in your prayers during this difficult time. Click here to read the San Mateo Times article regarding the death of Bob... Read More