Close to 100 La Salle College High School Alumni met at the venerable New York Racquet and Tennis Club for the 5th Annual New York Alumni Gathering on Thursday, June 16, 2011. The attendees enjoyed an evening of cocktails, networking and great views of Park Avenue.
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Jerry Hathaway '72, Board of Trustees Member and Chair of the NY Roundtable, welcomed the graduates and spoke of the Roundtable's successful NY Fieldtrip for La Salle College High School juniors. The trip provides an insider's view of New York's major industries and is directly responsible for expanding the horizons of the students. He then introduced Brother Richard Kestler, FSC '60, President, who highlighted the school tremendous successes over the last year. The final speaker of the evening was Ben Ventresca '70, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, spoke of the schools adherence to its La Sallian mission and values; and the board commitment to building on the current greatness of the school.
Mike Driscoll '04 was the lucky winner of the business card drop. The graduates were pleased to see a number of their former teachers and administrators including Joe Parisi, Joe and Janice Ciccimaro, Bernie Fitzgerald, Nick Coggins, Tom Barna and Carol Haggerty from the front office.