Each year, DeLaSalle High School recognizes and celebrates the achievements of individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment, leadership, and dedication to the Lasallian mission and legacy of DeLaSalle. The DeLaSalle Hall of Fame is comprised of four awards: The Hall of Fame Award, The Lasallian Award, The Roberts-Reinhart Award and the Brother Michael Collins Fine Arts Award; each highlighting exemplary contributions to the success, administration and/or traditions of DeLaSalle.

In order to be eligible, nominees must be a graduate of our institution, have coached at, or have made significant contributions to their communities or to DeLaSalle High School.

Please help DeLaSalle identify members of the Islander community who have exemplified the characteristics of any of our award criteria by submitting a nomination in their honor. Nominations may be submitted to Liz Hewitt onlinevia email, or by calling 612.676.7659. All nominations to be considered for the 2020 Hall of Fame Class are due by February 22, 2020. 

Thanks to all who attended the 2019 Hall of Fame induction ceremony on August 8, 2019. The 2020 ceremony will be held on August 6, 2020. 

Learn about each award and see past recipients below.

Established in 1989, the DeLaSalle Hall of Fame perpetually honors and commemorates those graduates and friends whose leadership and achievements in the areas of Christian faith, education, service, and athletics have made an outstanding and enduring impact on DeLaSalle and its tradition. Because of what these award recipients have done in their lives and for DeLaSalle, it can be said that DeLaSalle would not be the same without them.

  • Ed Flaherty – 2019
  • Women in the Class of 1972 – 2018
  • Mike Gostomski – 2018
  • Sally Nordling – 2017
  • Jim ’60 and Jane Becker – 2016
  • Ken Gieske – 2015
  • Al Reger ’38 – 2014
  • Brother Robert Thomas, FSC – 2013
  • Larry Gillis ’53 – 2013
  • Pat ’53 and Sandy Baldwin – 2012
  • Tim Keane ’69 – 2012
  • Tom ’56 and Debbie Healey – 2011
  • Bob Spinner ’60 – 2011
  • Robert Dalsin ’60 – 2010
  • Daniel Oberpriller ’67 – 2010
  • Dean Oberpriller ’67 – 2010
  • Barbara Johnson – 2009
  • Philip “Skip” Maas ’58 – 2008
  • Dennis B. McGrath ’58 – 2007
  • John E. Derus ’58 – 2006
  • Dennis J. Farrell ’62 – 2005
  • Brother Cyril Litecky, FSC – 2005
  • Roger Scherer ’54 – 2004
  • John Albers, AFSC – 2004
  • Larry Lejune ’54 – 2003
  • Burt McGlynn ’41 – 2002
  • Diane Ennen Liemandt Reimann – 2001
  • Barbara G. Koch – 2000
  • Brother Mark Gault, FSC – 1998
  • William J. Johnson – 1998
  • Brother De Paul Kondrak ’47 – 1997
  • Brother Ambrose Groble, FSC – 1996
  • Alice W. Rainville – 1996
  • Jon R. Andresen ’59 – 1995
  • Richard D. Lutz ’42 – 1995
  • Brother J. Norbert Roseberry, FSC – 1995
  • E. John Abdo ’30 – 1994
  • Thomas E. Glodek ’54 – 1994
  • Albert J. Hofstede ’58 – 1993
  • Monsignor P. William Coates ’54 – 1993
  • Thomas J. Johnson – 1992
  • Most Reverend Stephen J. Kocisko ’33 – 1992
  • Francis W. Lang ’61 – 1992
  • George C. Roberts – 1991
  • Brother Basil Rothweiler, FSC – 1991
  • David A. Burkholder ’54 – 1990
  • Reverend Monsignor James M. Lavin ’36 – 1990
  • Dave Thies ’55 – 1990
  • Russell C. Dalsin ’25 – 1989
  • Earl A. Emmer ’31 – 1989
  • William B. Flaherty ’41 – 1989
  • L.T. “Mike” Merrigan ’48 – 1989
  • L.J. “Dick” Reinhart – 1989
  • Brother J. Mark Sullivan, FSC – 1989

Established in 1989 to recognize and honor select DeLaSalle graduates and friends whose current efforts and achievements uniquely reflect St. John Baptist de La Salle’s vision of Christian leadership, support of education, and service for the world in which they live. Their continued efforts are worthy of honor, support, and gratitude.

  • Gary Wilmer – 2019
  • Jane and Roger ’68 Bona – 2018
  • Philip Paquette ’69 – 2017
  • R. Patrick Reak ’67 – 2017
  • Tom Kalitowski ’66 – 2016
  • Gerald Miller ’56 – 2016
  • Dr. Joseph Ennen ’39 – 2015
  • Mary Ann Dorsher – 2014
  • Tim Dolan ’73 – 2013
  • Judy Blaseg – 2012
  • Jay Heffern ’62 – 2012
  • Rick and Sue Larson – 2011
  • Reverend Joseph Gillespie, O.P. ’60 – 2010
  • Reverend Paul LaFontaine ’64 – 2008
  • Dr. John Salchert ’54 – 2008
  • Joellen Kaster – 2008
  • Reverend Ralph J. Goman ’56 – 2007
  • Joseph M. Kroll ’65 – 2007
  • Dennis W. Heaney ’56 – 2006
  • Reverend Michael V. Tegeder ’66 – 2006
  • Timothy J. Keane ’69 – 2005
  • Daniel C. McElroy ’66 – 2005
  • Walter M. Hinz `60 – 2004
  • Reverend Stanley V. Sledz `61 – 2004
  • Father Kevin Kenney ‘ 78 – 2003
  • Brother Jerome Rademacher ’54 – 2003
  • Dennis J. Farrell ’62 – 2002
  • Mary Ellen Gevelinger, OP – 2001
  • Brother Michael Lee Anderson, FSC – 2000
  • Marge Crepeau Johnson – 1998
  • Brother Mark LaMont, FSC – 1998
  • Walter Dziedzic ’46 – 1997
  • Dennis B. McGrath ’55 – 1997
  • Reverend Phillip J. Rask ’64 – 1997
  • Brian ’46 and Ruth Faust – 1996
  • Peggy Juergens – 1996
  • James I. Rice ’43 – 1996
  • John Laux ’59 – 1995
  • Judith L. Sitarz – 1995
  • Brother Edward Mason, FSC ’40 – 1994
  • Patrick J. Stockhaus ’78 – 1994
  • Arthur A. Pingolt, Jr. – 1994
  • Brother Konrad Diebold, FSC ’55 – 1993
  • Karen M. Swierczek – 1993
  • Justice Alan C. Page – 1993
  • Mary Jo Copeland – 1992
  • Thomas J. Mulvaney ’55 – 1992
  • Brother Dietrich T. Reinhart, OSB ’67 – 1992
  • Catherine “Kay” Johnson – 1991
  • Bishop John F. Kinney ’55- 1991
  • John E. Derus ’58 – 1991
  • Florence A. Godlewski – 1990
  • Florence A. Florance – 1990
  • Dr. Joseph L. White, Jr. ’50 – 1989
  • Brother Michael Collins, FSC ’55 – 1989
  • Robert M. Gavin, Jr. ’58 – 1989
  • Rose W. Totino – 1989

Established in 1995, the Roberts-Reinhart Award honors those Hall of Fame recipients who have earned special recognition in the area of athletics. It recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves by demonstrating exceptional leadership, character, and achievements during their time at DeLaSalle. The values learned by their participation have continued to be exemplified in their daily lives and have significantly contributed to the success of the school’s athletic history. It is named in honor of George Roberts and Dick Reinhart, DeLaSalle Hall of Fame Inductees and coaching legends.

  • Pat Cerisier – 2019
  • Jay Julius ’69 – 2019
  • Jim Ihnot ’69 – 2019
  • 2005 4×100 women’s track relay team – 2019
  • Joel Andrychowicz ’68 – 2018
  • Andrew Favorite ’66 – 2018
  • Stephanie (Richardson) Johnson ’00 – 2018
  • 1968 Tennis Team – 2018
  • Percy Wade ’75 – 2018
  • 1985 Boys’ Basketball Team & Coach Don Zierden ’76 – 2017
  • Michael Jakubik ’67 – 2017
  • Gary Kos ’67 – 2017
  • Thomas St. Aubin ’67 – 2017
  • Majik Reed ’02 – 2016
  • Benjamin Johnson ’99 – 2016
  • Charlie Smith ’59 – 2015
  • Michael Riney ’65 – 2015
  • Adam Kowles ’91 – 2015
  • Tim Holker ’64 – 2014
  • 1978-79 Swimming and Diving State Champion Team – 2014
  • Mary Beth Barry ’79 – 2013
  • Jerry Wickman ’63 – 2013
  • Michael Collins ’62 – 2012
  • Mike Gleason ’61 – 2011
  • Bruce “Don” Evans ’58 – 2010
  • Paul Connelly ’59 – 2009
  • Mike Mulligan ’59 – 2009
  • Pete Chubb ’58 – 2008
  • Dennis W. Mickelson ’57 – 2007
  • Michael J. St. Aubin ’62 – 2007
  • M. Don Hilson ’63 – 2006
  • Thomas M. Ihnot ’66 – 2006
  • 1959 Championship Baseball Team -2005
  • Timothy M. Fristrom `73 – 2004
  • John “Jack” R. Getchman `56 – 2004
  • Fay Frawley – 2003
  • Michael S. Karbo ’42 – 2003
  • Martin C. Knight ’65 – 2003
  • 1955 Championship Teams (Football, Basketball, and Baseball) – 2002
  • 1952 Championship Football Team – 2001
  • Thomas “Jake” McCoy ’59 – 2000
  • Paul Lehman ’57 – 1998
  • 1931 National Championship Basketball Team – 1998
  • Joseph P. Shrake – 1997
  • Robert R. Boeser ’45 – 1996
  • John Kundla – 1995
  • Mark C. Dienhart ’71 – 1995

Named after our former President, Glee Club Teacher, fine-arts advocate, and visionary who inspired many to pursue their talents in the fine arts; Brother Michael Collins ‘55, FSC, the Brother Michael Collins Award honors those members of the Islander community who have made significant contributions to DeLaSalle through the arts and other non-athletic programming. This award recognizes those distinguished honorees that have excelled in areas outside of athletics, using their craft and talents to inspire and give back to their own communities or to DeLaSalle High School.

  • Maureen Desmond – 2019
  • Joseph Duffy ’67 – 2018

2018 Hall of Fame Honorees

L-R: Women of the Class of 1972; Joe Duffy ’67; 1968 Tennis Team; Mike Gostomski; Stephanie (Richardson) Johnson ’00; Joel Andrychowicz ’68; Percy Wade ’75; Jane & Roger ’68 Bona

2017 Hall of Fame Honorees

L-R: 1985 Boys’ Basketball Team; Philip Paquette ’69; Sally Nordling; Gary Kos ’67; Coach Don Zierden ’76; A. Patrick Reak ‘ 67; Thomas St. Aubin ’67

2016 Hall of Fame Honorees

L-R: Majik Reed '02; Barry Lieske, AFSC; Tom Kalitowski '66; Benjamin Johnson '99; Gerald Miller '56 (posthumously); Jim '60 & Jane Becker; Mark James '77

L-R: Majik Reed ’02; Barry Lieske, AFSC; Tom Kalitowski ’66; Benjamin Johnson ’99; Gerald Miller ’56 (posthumously); Jim ’60 & Jane Becker; Mark James ’77

2015 Hall of Fame Honorees

L-R: Barry Lieske, AFSC; Ken Gieske; Amy Ennen (on behalf of Joseph Ennen '39); Adam Kowles '91; Jessie Hill (on behalf of Charlie Smith '59); Michael Riney '65; Dave Thorson

L-R: Barry Lieske, AFSC; Ken Gieske; Amy Ennen (on behalf of Joseph Ennen ’39); Adam Kowles ’91; Jessie Hill (on behalf of Charlie Smith ’59); Michael Riney ’65; Dave Thorson

2014 Hall of Fame Honorees

Top (L-R): Tim Holker '64, Al Reger '38, Mary Ann Dorsher; Bottom: Barry Lieske with 1978-79 Swimming & Diving state championship team

Top (L-R): Tim Holker ’64, Al Reger ’38, Mary Ann Dorsher; Bottom: Barry Lieske with 1978-79 Swimming & Diving state championship team

2013 Hall of Fame Honorees

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Barry Lieske, AFSC; Tim Dolan ’73; Larry Gillis ’53; Brother Robert Thomas, FSC; Jerry Wickman ’63; Mary Beth Barry ’79, Dave Thorson