Jill Bodensteiner, who inspired us with the story of her personal journey in the world of college athletics. Congratulations and thank you to Tom Sheehan and Megan Ryan for planning a truly memorable evening!
The volunteers who represented ND Philly in our Hoosier Day of service at the SHARE food bank. A very special thank you to Jim Wentling who has been the driving force behind Hoosier Day for many years. Kudos also to Lauren Barbir and Nicole McAlee for leading our community service program this year. Thank you all!
Jerry O'Grady and Jim Nolen for their vision and generosity in establishing the Notre Dame Summer Pre-College Program in 2003. Since then over 200 Philly area students have attended the Pre-College Program and 47 of those scholars have gone on to attend Notre Dame.
Nia Daye, ND Philly's Diversity Committee Chairperson for organizing our Dia de Los Muertos Paint Night. Our group not only celebrated the traditions of this special Mexican holiday but also produced some beautiful works of art in the process.