Lasallian Founder's Alumni Awards

Thank you to all of our alumni, parents, grandparents, students and members of our community who attended our inaugural Lasallian Founder's Alumni Awards Ceremony and Banquet!

 

The evening was filled with wonderful conversation, dinner, reunions and a wonderful look at the accomplishments of the outstanding Bishop Kelley alumni.

 

2018 Distinguished Alumni

    

Gene and his family escaped from Hungary after the 1956 Revolution, when the Soviet Union suppressed the revolt and re-imposed the Communist dictatorship. They came as refugees to Tulsa in 1959. He served in Vietnam, is a member of the Knights of Malta and has done significant charitable work in Central Europe. Mr. Megyesy is an attorney and is presently Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Hungary. 

 

Sister Mary Servant of the Cross ’01
(Angela Kmetz) 

Concern for the Poor and Social Justice

 .   

In 2009, after teaching Theology for two years at BK, Sr. Servant of the Cross answered God’s call to religious life and entered with the missionary community, ‘The Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matará’. Her community has missions in 36 countries, serving the spiritual and material needs among the poor. Sr. Servant of the Cross has helped provide mission  opportunities for youth to Guyana (South America), Argentina and Brazil, Spain, and Ecuador where they serve the poor and address social issues.

 

Dr. Curt Adams ’91
Dedication to Quality Education

      

While  working full-time as a guidance counselor at Bishop Kelley, Curt wrote and devised a plan to create a brand new Catholic middle school in Tulsa (San Miguel School) which is dedicated to helping children from challenging environments to achieve academic and personal success through a non-tuition driven, Lasallian education. Curt is currently the Linda Clarke Anderson Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma where he has published two books and over 30 book chapters and journal articles on the social-psychology of thriving schools.

 

Kelsey Ritchie ’13
Outstanding Young Alumni

       

Kelsey is currently a Brumley Next Generation Fellow for International Security and Law at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. This past summer, she worked at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. as a research intern in the office of the Sr. VP of Foreign and Defense Policy. Kelsey has conducted research and has authored several articles and publications regarding diplomacy, religion, and national security. She has studied at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria, visited the U.S. Embassy in Hungary, as well as the Russian Mission to the UN and the Holy See’s Mission to the UN. Kelsey attended Texas Christian University, where she received two bachelor's degrees and served as the Student Body Vice President.

 

2018 LASALLIAN FOUNDER'S AWARDS BANQUET - OTHER VIDEOS