Tim Fitzpatrick '71
Veterans Day Reflections on the Cold War, 'Freiheit' and the Berlin Wall
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JOHN GIANNINI, PHD., CLASS OF 1980
Coach G. taught and motivated players on basketball's big stage for 22 years, including one special season when his La Salle U. Team 'danced' to the Sweet 16.
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Steve Twomey '69
With his 50th Reunion one month away, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer reflects on his days as a Friar.
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Quiwana Bell Reid '96 Reflects upon Her Mother's Caring Legacy
Jackie Reid "personifies ho being a good neighbor means loving your neighbor as yourself."
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Frank Capitanini '50
Forever Friars: The Late Franklin Capitanini ’50 of Italian Village fame.
Like Fenwick, the storied downtown restaurant has stood the test of time for nine decades — and for three family generations.
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Coach John Teerlinck, Class of 1969
Fenwick Fact: Highly acclaimed Defensive Line Coach John Teerlinck ’69 is the only Friars’ alumnus with three Super Bowl rings from the National Football League (NFL). Teerlinck knows how to creatively apply pressure — in a football context, that is.
Mr. Pete Brown, Class of 1971
The two-sport Friar athlete transferred his competitive spirit to the finance field.
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Mr. Richard Cochrane, Class of '59
Pioneering perspective: Fenwick’s first black graduate reflects on the segregated life of his youth. “Mine is a difficult story to tell,” he says, offering a history lesson in the process.
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Mr. Paul Tierney, Class of 1960
Fenwick nurtured the service seeds planted by the parents of this alumnus, who has been employing the power of business to solve social problems for five decades.
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Mr. William Gibbs, Class of 1993
A stand-out student and athlete at Fenwick, Billy Gibbs walked on the football team at Notre Dame. Now he looks out for his client’s safety as a trial attorney for a prominent Chicago law firm.
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Mr. Jim Horan, Class of 1968
A foodie before it was trendy, the one-time hockey goalie brings his ‘Class of Champions’ passion to the kitchen.
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Mr. Tom Durkin, Class of 1968
A horse-racing lifer, Tom Durkin called thoroughbred races for more than 40 years. Last year, he made...
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Mr. William Martin, Class of 1954
The young Assistant State’s Attorney stood at the center of “The Trial of the Century” in the mid-1960s...
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Mr. Jeremy Ireland, Class of 2014
Cut from the high school team as a freshman, the former Fenwick basketball player (Class of 2014) is...
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Mr. Kevin Jakubowski, Class of 1997
Catching up with Fenwick’s film and television writer, producer and director – a film-school reject who...
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Mr. Bernard "Bernie" Judge, Class of 1957
In the wake of his 60th Fenwick Reunion, the newsman reflects on a storied career during the 'Golden...
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Mr. Ray Bandziulis, Class of 1976
Biotechnology and DNA identification have vast STEM applications in real life – and death....
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Mr. Phil Caputo, Class of 1959
The writer and former Marine Corps lieutenant commemorates the fortieth anniversary of his critically...
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Mr. Dan O'Brien "The Dobber", Class of 1934
Remembering Dan O'Brien: a coaching/training legend affiliated with Fenwick for seven decades....
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Pass the Torch 2017
Despite 93-degree heat last month, the 7th annual "Pass the Torch" Golf Outing raised more than $200K...
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Mr. Dennis "Danny" Hiffman, Class of 1960
He’s 75 years old, but Fenwick alumnus Denny Hiffman can’t slow down. He’s still working –- and racing...
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Mr. Daniel Brutto, Class of 1974
Dan Brutto grew up in Elmwood Park, worked his way through college at Loyola and has traveled the globe...
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Mr. Matthew McNicholas, Class of 1996
Matthew McNicholas ’96 has returned from Paris, where he and his wife/business partner, Elizabeth, visited,,,
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Mrs. Sheena Quinn, Class of 2000
Fenwick alumnae Sheena Quinn is in her third year as the Chicago White Sox Director of Public Relations....
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Mr. Joseph Selvaggio, Class of 1955
The annual Blackfriars Gala brings the Fenwick community together to celebrate the successes of the...
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Class of 1996, Friar Reporter: Fall 2016 Edition
Fenwick's first female class blazed a trail for the future...
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