Preston Mitchell, 2020
Preston received four awards at Saint Mary of the Woods College for the 2022 track & field season - River States Conference Champion of Character in the sport of Men’s Outdoor Track & Field, River States Conference Scholar-Athlete in the sport of Men’s Indoor Track & Field, River States All-Conference in the Hammer Throw, and Saint Mary of the Woods MVP Field Event recipient. Preston currently holds the Men’s outdoor school record for Discus Throw and Hammer Throw.
2021 STACC Alumni Participants
Earlier this summer, alumni from both Central Catholic and St. Thomas Aquinas came together for the 10th Annual STACC Alumni Golf Outing. This year, 25 teams and 96 golfers participated on June 12 at Sable Creek Golf Course. The event was sponsored by more than 50 sponsors. They were able to raise $7,500 to give back to St. Thomas Aquinas and Central Catholic High Schools! The 2021 winning team consisted of St. Thomas Aquinas faculty and alumni: Mike Fetters ('08), Kevin Hill, Ryan Hill, and Tim Neary with a score of -16. Over the past 10 years, the participants of the STACC have raised approximately $40,000 for our Stark County Catholic High Schools, had 700 people participate in the event, and has been supported by more than 200 sponsors. Aquinas alumni have won four times.
Catherine Duplin Sherman, 1973
Catherine is the volunteer Parish Pro-Life Representative for the Diocese of Youngstown for St. Louis in Louisville.
Jeremie Changet, 1996, and Erica Labriola, 1998
Jeremie proposed to Erica recently at Sirpilla Stadium! Erica was an STA cheerleader and returned home to her alma mater for the surprise proposal! Congrats and best wishes to both Knights!
Roland Dreussi, 1970
Roland married Zita (Fernandez) Dreussi. They have four children: Roman (Jenny) Dreussi, Alanna Dreussi, Maggie (Dreussi) Moll, and Vincent Dreussi. Roland retired from his job as Executive Secretary of the Northeast Ohio Newspaper Guild-CWA, Local 1. He is a member of Little Flower Catholic Parish. Recording Secretary for Hall of Fame Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and Founder of the Bring Your Own Bicycle Club (2006).
Michele Kelley, 1970
Michele is Professor Emerita at the University of Illinois at Chicago Health Sciences Colleges. She lives near her four-generation family in Salt Lake County, UT. She is active with the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine; and enjoys arts and music festivals, mountain biking, yoga,
nature walks, scientific publishing, and environmental advocacy.
Karen (Fasone) Weaver, 1974
Karen has a farm with horses, donkeys, and goats, which keeps her busy 24-7.
Denise (O’Connor) McCafferty, 1980
Denise is in her 36th year of teaching. She currently teaches biology, anatomy, and physiology at Holy Name HS. She has three sons. Her son Ryan is an anesthesiologist in Columbus where he lives with his wife Molly and son Jack. Her son Sean is an attorney for a private practice and engaged to Lindsey. Her youngest son is a resident physician at University Hospital. She and her husband Joe will celebrate their 35th anniversary in 2021.
Kristine (Karam) Botti, 1982
Kristine is currently teaching Middle School Math & Title 1 for Reading & Math for grades 5-8 at St. Mary’s Massillon.
Monica (Westbeld) Oancea, 1983
Monica and David Oancea were married at St. Joe’s Nursing Home on July 4, 2020. Monica’s mother, who was a resident, was able to watch the ceremony through the window.
Charlotte Dougherty, 1983
Charlotte is currently the Dean of seventh grade and Director of Summer Camp Pegasus at MICDS in St. Louis, MO.
Christopher (CJ) Obmann, 1984
Christopher moved to North Carolina and currently lives in Duck with his wife, Jackie.
Rebekah "Beka" Eisenbarth, 1992
H-P Products has announced that she will become their president and chief operating officer beginning June 30th.
Dino D'Aurelio, 1990
Dino is a US Navy veteran, now employed as the New Vehicle Sales Manager at Coughlin Ford of Pataskala, a 2020 Ford President's Award-winning dealership. Dino is married to Lisa D'Aurelio with two children - Sophia, 14, and Rocco, 10.
Bridget (Brately) England, 2012
Bridget is currently still in the area, working as Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Mount Union.
Megan Pritchett, 2012
Megan is currently working as a clinical nurse informaticist for Oasis Surgery Center, which is privately owned and operated by Omni Orthopedic Surgeons.
Kyle O’Connor, 2017
Kyle recently celebrated a rivalry win against Navy with a 15-0 score in the first Army-Navy Game played at the United States Military Academy since 1943.