In our Catholic school community, we are incredibly proud of the accomplishments of our alumni. In this Alumni Spotlight section, we want to highlight some of our outstanding graduates who has made a positive impact in their community and beyond.
We are pleased to shine a spotlight on Bishop Robert J. Coyle, an esteemed figure in the Catholic community with an impressive background and a deep commitment to his faith!
We are delighted to feature Rosemary McDonnell, an accomplished alumna, in our spotlight this week. Rosemary completed her early education at St. William the Abbot in Seaford, NY, followed by St. John the Baptist High School in West Islip, NY. She then pursued her higher education at St. John’s University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Homeland Security.
We are delighted to highlight Allison Mars Virgilio, an accomplished and dedicated individual and alumna of St. Aidan School in Williston Park! Allison began her educational journey at St. Aidan School where she laid a solid foundation for her future endeavors. Progressing to Sacred Heart Academy in Hempstead for high school, she further cultivated her skills and knowledge. Driven by her commitment to learning, Allison pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Fordham University. Equipped with her educational background, she currently thrives as the owner of AMV Event + Balloon Curation, skillfully blending her passion for event planning with her entrepreneurial spirit.
This week’s alumni spotlight shines brightly on Mrs. Elizabeth Bricker, a remarkable individual who has made significant contributions to the field of education. Mrs. Bricker’s educational journey began at St. Martin of Tours in Amityville, where she laid the groundwork for her future success. Today, she holds the esteemed position of Principal at St. William the Abbot School in Seaford, where she demonstrates her unwavering dedication to fostering a nurturing, enriching, and faith-filled learning environment.
We are thrilled to highlight Tatianna Arias, an esteemed alumna of Holy Family School in Hicksville, NY! Tatianna Arias holds a Bachelor’s degree in history with concentrations in Childhood and Special Education from Saint Mary College. She further pursued her passion for education by completing a Master’s degree at the American College of Education, specializing in Teaching English Language Learners.
We are excited to shine the spotlight on this week’s alumnus, Kevin Seery, who is a captain of the United States Army. His educational journey began at Maria Regina School in Seaford for elementary school, followed by St. John the Baptist DHS in West Islip for high school, and then Military College of Vermont in Northfield, VT for college.
We are pleased to spotlight Edward Finan, who is an accomplished individual who has made meaningful contributions to the field of education. Edward’s educational journey began at Our Lady of Peace in Lynbrook for elementary school, followed by his enrollment at the Saint Pius X Preparatory Seminary in Uniondale, which is now closed. He pursued higher education at Saint John’s University in Jamaica, NY, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, and later obtained a Master of Science in Secondary Education.
We are pleased to present an alumni spotlight featuring Fr. Daniel Griffin, a distinguished graduate of Holy Name of Mary School in Valley Stream and Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale. Fr. Griffin’s academic pursuits took him on a path of intellectual growth and spiritual formation. He obtained his B.A. in History from Molloy College in Rockville Centre and furthered his theological studies, earning an M.T.S. from Ave Maria University and an S.T.B. from Angelicum: Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Join us as we shine a spotlight on Mr. Tyler Capozzoli, an accomplished individual with an impressive educational background and a passion for teaching. Mr. Capozzoli’s educational journey began at St. Adian Catholic School in Williston Park, where he completed his elementary education. He continued his studies at Kellenberg Memorial in Uniondale for high school, where his dedication to academics and extracurricular activities thrived. Mr. Capozzoli then pursued higher education at Molloy University in Rockville Centre, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education with a focus in Social Studies, followed by a Masters in American History.
We are excited to shine a spotlight on Rev. Gregory Rannazzisi! He is an alumnus of Saints Philip and James School and Academy in St. James where he received his Elementary Education and began his educational journey. He continued his studies at St. Anthony’s in South Huntington for High School, where he laid the foundation for his future endeavors.