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Marry Ellen Hughes Leite ’57 of Fremont, Ohio, and her husband received the Heritage Award from the Saint Joseph Central Catholic High School Alumni and Friends Association.


Diane Mucci ’89 of Manassas, Virginia, has been named dean of the Science and Applied Technologies Division at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.


Deborah Kleinhenn Uchtman ’01 of Cincinnati was awarded a Doctor of Ministry degree from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in May 2017. 

Eric Johnson ’03 of Kingsburg, California, has been promoted to program director at VMS Family Counseling Services where he oversees two programs: Building Successful Families, and the Leadership Exploration and Development Program.

Amanda Hauck Fischer ’07 of Sardinia, Ohio, and husband, Shane Fischer, welcomed their first child, Bryson Douglas Fischer, on March 14, 2017.

Julie Von Hertsen ’07 and Phil Von Hertsen ’08 of Cincinnati welcomed daughter, Eden Marie, on February 16, 2017.


Jason Harris ’13 of Cincinnati completed his internship with American Association of People with Disabilities in Washington, D.C. Jason is currently in his second year at Syracuse University, working towards a master’s degree in cultural foundation education and  an advanced study in disability studies certification.

Kelsey Copes Miles ’14 of Cincinnati married Anthony Miles ’16, on May 20, 2017, in the Mater Dei Chapel at the Mount.

Joseph Kyle Vennemeier ’15 of Harrison, Ohio, was promoted to the rank of police officer for Delhi Township.

Tristan Chaput '15 of Waltham, Massachusetts, is now the assistant director of affinity programs at Babson College in Wellesley, MA.