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St. Thomas Day

On St. Thomas Day we recognize and celebrate exemplary members of our community for their extraordinary contributions. The tradition of recognizing these outstanding individuals goes back to 1931, when the first award was given. More information about past honorees can be found below. 

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

5:30 p.m. – Mass
Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas

7:00 p.m. – Dinner and Awards Program
James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall
Third Floor, Anderson Student Center

Presentation of Awards:

  • Monsignor James Lavin Award – Tom Pacholl '50
  • Professor of the Year Award – Dr. Paola Ehrmantraut
  • Humanitarian Award – Elizabeth Petheo '01
  • Tommie Award – Katie McGinnis '23
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award – Luigi Bernardi '85, MBA '89
  • Spirit of St. Thomas Award – Georgia Fort '11

Registration has closed. 
Please contact alumni@stthomas.edu with any questions.

About St. Thomas Day

St. Thomas Day recognizes and celebrates members of our community for their contributions. St. Thomas Day is a longstanding celebration of the patron saint of the university, St. Thomas Aquinas, for whom the university is named.