Awards

Hall of Fame (1965 to 1990)

The member(s) shall be chosen for his/her devoted service to the Alumni Association for at least ten (10) years.

Marion Allen – 1969

Walter Bosworth – 1981

John Forbes – 19??

Pearl Frank – 1984

Richard Friend – 19??

Peter Graves – 1975

Laura Kieffer – 19??

Louis Keiffer – 1978

Carmen Ludivico – 1969

Enza Ludovico – 1975

Dr. Arthur Manning

Samuel Nichols – 1965

Cyril Painter – 1969

Elmer Read – 19??

George Teegarden – 19??

Harry Zahn – 1990


Alumni Merit (1993 to current)

The member(s) shall be chosen for his/her devoted service to the Alumni Association for at least ten (10) years.

Marion Allen (1920) – 1969

Walter Bosworth (1908) – 1981

Kathy (Goehring) Campero (1972) – 2002

G. Wesley Dickson (1948) – 2005

Charles Fisher (1956) – 2017

John Forbes (1894) – 19??

Pearl (Canter) Frank (1930) – 1984

Richard Friend (1930) – 19??

Peter Graves (1916) – 1975

Lawrence Hast (1975) – 2014

Irene Hearn (1959) – 2014

Laura (Atkins) Kieffer (1933) – 1987

Louis Keiffer (1933)* – 1978

Carmen Ludivico (1937) – 1969

Enza Ludovico (1926) – 1975

Verla Majocha (1960) – 2008

Donald Majocha (1956) – 2005

Albert Mehl (1937) – 1996

Dr. Harold Mowl, Jr. (1965) – 1999

Samuel Nichols (1897) – 1965

John Noschese (1977) – 2014

Rosie Noschese (1977) – 2017

Cyril Painter (1897) – 1969

John Rolshouse (1887) – 2014

Stephen RuteĀ  (1974)- 2002

Dorothy (Marsh) Schwartzman (1936) – 1993

Mary (Toomey) Havens (1895) – 2014

James Toner (1970) – 2002

Norman Wesoky (1943)* – 2005

Valentine Wojton (1976) – 2017

Harry Zhan (1919) – 1990


Athletic Hall of Fame

The qualified male or female athlete(s) shall be chosen for his/her loyalty to the Alumni Association. This award shall be recognized an alumnus for his/her contributions to the Deaf community and/or sports program twenty (20) years after his/her graduation or departure from the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.

Jack Antal (1961) – 1996

Jerry Bush (1969) – 2017

Michael Chuto (1970) – 1999

Barbara (Barnacastle) Cline (1977) – 2014

Robert Cline (1980) – 2014

Anthony Crino (1944)* – 1987

G. Wesley Dickson (1948) – 2005

Michael Dorrell (1957) – 1990

Dale Ford (1965) – 2008

David Glenn (1973) – 1999

Walla (Franer) Harding – 1999

Wes Hawkins (1977) – 2005

Joseph Jezerski (1955) – 1993

Harry Lewis (1966) – 2002

Rita Mowl (1972) – 1996

Karen Park (1973) – 2008

Lydna Pelton (1976) – 2017

Randy Prezioso (1975) – 2014

Stanley Puzausky (1933) – 1993

Stephen Rute (1974) – 2005

Paul Savanick (1933)* – 1993

Daniel Sheppeck (1990) – 2014

Richard Siar (1969) – 2014

Eugene Stangarone (1932) – 1984

Paula Tajc (1976) – 2002

Valentine Wojton (1976) – 2002


Distinguished Alumnus

The member(s) shall be chosen for becoming “well-known” among the Deaf community across the country. Also that person can be recognized for his/her services to their fellow deaf citizens on a voluntary basis.

Alan Barwiolek (1970) – 1999

David Binning (1977) – 2014

Rodney Danco (1965) – 2014

Andrian (Kukleski) Graham (1948) – 2005

Nathie Marbury (1962) – 2008

Dr. Harold Mowl, Jr. (1965) – 2008

Mary Lou Novitsky (1974) – 1996

Elizabeth (Spark) Pollard (1956) – 1993

Dorothy Schwartzman (1936) – 2002


Rev. John G. Brown Service

The person(s) shall be chosen for his/her devoted service to the Deaf for at least 25 years at the Western Pa. School f/t Deaf.

H.L. Branson – 2017

Brewster Allabough – 2017

Henry Bardes – 2014

Adolph Binotto (1922) – 2005

A.U. Downing – 2017

Marie Gildea – 2017

Milford Holliday – 2014

James Mackin – 2017

A.C. Manning – 2017

Thomas McMullin – 2008

Ada Mundinger-Spako – 2005

James C. Noschese – 2014Elmer Read – 2017

Bernard Teitlebaum – 2014

George Teegarden – 2005

James Toner – 2014


Distinguished Service

The person shall be chosen for recognition for his/her loyalty services to the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf for many years.

Rodney Danco (1965) – 2002 Richard Starr – 2005

President Award

Dr. Donald Rhoten

NOTE: WPSD Deaf employees with 25 years of service be admitted as Active members as Constitution Article III – Membership Section 1.4, can not be chosen for the Athletic Hall of Fame, Alumni Merit, and Distinguished Alumnus Awards.

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