DAA Past Recipients

The Chaminade Julienne Distinguished Alumni Awards began in 1997 and honors graduates of CJ and its four predecessor schools (Notre Dame Academy, Chaminade, Julienne and St. Joseph Commercial) who have made significant impacts on their communities and professions. The awards ceremony is a celebration of the entire CJ community, highlighting the past as the foundation of the future.

2018 Inductees

  • Sr. Nancy Gnau '48 - Professional Achievement Award
  • John Zaidain ' 68 - Chaminade Julienne Community Award
  • Dieter Krewedl '61 - Professional Achievement Award
  • Todd Walker '95 - Professional Achievement Award
  • The Deger Family - Legacy Award

2017 Inductees

  • Dr. Richard Christensen, ’73 – Professional Achievement Award
  • Fred Kroger '41 – Christian Service Award
  • Dr. Barrett Robinson '95 – Professional Achievement Award
  • Sr. Gretchen Trautman '65 – Professional Achievement Award

2016 Inductees

  • Donald (Don) Boeke ’58 - Professional Achievement
  • Bro. Donald (Don) Geiger ’51 - Professional Achievement
  • Gerald (Jerry) Sharkey ’61 - Professional Achievement
  • Deacon David Klingshirn ’56 - Christian Service
  • Tom and Barb MacLeod - Honorary Alumni

2014 Inductees

  • Cindy Budde - The Honorary Alumni Award
  • Cecil Giscombe '69 - The Professional Achievement Award
  • Peg Regan '73 - The Chaminade Julienne Community Award
  • Norbert Schlei '46 - The Professional Achievement Award
  • Timothy Will '66 - The Professional Achievement Award

2013 Inductees

  • Paula Beach - Honorary Alumni Award
  • The Honorable James Brogan '57 - Professional Achievement Award
  • Paul McEnroe '55 - Professional Achievement Award
  • The Weckesser Family - Legacy Family Award
  • Rosa Lee Weinert '46 - Professional Achievement Award

2012 Inductees

  • Deborah A. Denise ‘69 - Professional Achievement Award
  • Richard ’67 and Leslie Iannarino - CJ Community Award
  • Dr. Steven M. Kleinhenz - Honorary Alumni Award
  • Fr. Thomas Schroer, S.M. ’60 - Christian Service Award
  • Richard A. Zimmer ‘51 - Professional Achievement Award

2011 Inductees

  • James R. Brooks - Honorary Alumni Award
  • Fr. Joseph M. Davis, S.M., '55 - Christian Service Award
  • The Honorable Robert L. Moore '63 -  Professional Achievement Award
  • Robert G. Stachler '47 - Professional Achievement Award