Saint Ignatius High School

Alumni Awards

The best way to illustrate a Saint Ignatius education is to look towards our alumni. Each year, we honor a group of alumni with various awards to recognize their success since graduation and honor their continued commitment to the mission of our school.
  • Chris Dowling '67

    2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee
    Excelling in basketball, track & field and tennis, Chris Dowling '67 was inducted into the Saint Ignatius High School Athletic Hall of Fame on August 18, along with alumni Dean Lamirand '93 and Greg Moviel '03.

  • Dean Lamirand '93

    2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee
    Dean Lamirand ’93 transformed his love of sports and team loyalty into a successful life centered on family and career. He was inducted into the Saint Ignatius High School Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

  • Greg Moviel '03

    2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee
    For Greg Moviel ’03, playing sports opened doors – to a Division I college scholarship at Vanderbilt University, a Major League Baseball pitching role, and a thriving coaching and business career. He was inducted into the Saint Ignatius High School Athletic Hall of Fame on August 18, 2018.

  • James Moroney ’71

    The 2017 Founders’ Award Winner
    A soft-spoken and humble man, Jim Moroney ‘71 has devoted his life to service – to his family, Saint Ignatius High School, his parish and in his career as an attorney. Jim joined the Saint Ignatius Alumni Council in 1987 and served 11 years. As Vice President, he chaired an historic Annual Fund campaign that came close to hitting the school’s first $1 million milestone.

  • Dr. Neil Smith ’76

    2017 Distinguished Alumnus
    Besides raising a family, running an urgent care in Rocky River and being president of Fairview Hospital, last year Smith developed an after-school “Medical Mystery Tour” course for Saint Ignatius and Magnificat students. Smith designed it for students like himself who may not love biology or chemistry but thrive on the challenge of seeking a diagnosis that can mean the difference between life and death.

  • Michael Thaman ’82

    2017 Distinguished Alumnus
    Thaman is passionate about creating opportunities for young people to broaden their world through employment, education, and mentoring. In addition to being President and CEO of Owens Corning, a leader in the glass fiber industry, he is on the board at St. John’s Jesuit High School in Toledo, Ohio, where he has two alumni sons and four current students.