ALUMNI AWARDS
INDUCTION CEREMONY

Join us as we induct the newest members of the Athletic Hall of Fame and the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor!

DATE: Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021
TIME: Noon (doors open at 11 a.m.)
PLACE: Canisius High School, Scaccia Auditorium
TICKETS: Individual tickets $85; past inductee tickets $70. Scroll down to purchase.
INCLUDES: Awards ceremony and brunch reception immediately following in the Kennedy Field House.
DRESS: Formal attire preferred
CONTACT: Jay Josker ’01 at 716-200-0264 or josker@canisiushigh.org.

The Alumni Awards honor extraordinary people from the Canisius Community whose pursuit of excellence personally, professionally and on the field of play embody the Jesuit ideal of “men and women for others.” They are accomplished leaders and athletes from all walks of life, whose dedication to the greater good represents the highest ideals to which all Canisius alumni strive.

Proceeds from the Alumni Awards benefit need-based scholarships for deserving Canisius students who embody the same ideals as our inductees. With your support those ideals will continue on with the next generation of Crusaders.

Congratulations to the 2021 inductees! 

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI HALL OF HONOR

Gerald E. Daigler, MD ’60 – Medicine

Martin E. Hanaka ’67 – Business

Rev. Kenneth J. Hezel, S.J. ’53 – Religious/Missionary

ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME

Michael E. Barney ’78 – Football, Basketball
Anthony B. Fulham ’09 – Lacrosse, Football, Basketball
Kevin R. Keil ’03 – Wrestling
Thomas D. Moriarty ’00 – Lacrosse
Timothy D. Nihill ’95 – Golf
Joseph R. Rine ’91 – Baseball, Basketball

JOHN F. BARNES AWARD

Thomas P. Flaherty, Jr. – Rowing

SERVICE AWARD

Joseph A. Deck ’52
Joseph G. Scully ’50


HOTEL INFORMATION

Hotel arrangements have been made at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Buffalo. Use code "CAA" and this link to make room reservations. You may also call the hotel directly at 716-842-1000.

 

 
 
Price
Quantity
Total
 
Individual Ticket
(1 registrant)
$85
 
 
 
 
Past Inductee Ticket
(1 registrant)
$70
 
 
Past athletic or distinguished hall inductees
 
Inductee Sponsor
(1 registrant)
$2,500
 
 
10 tickets, preferred seating, Platinum Page
 
Event Sponsor
(1 registrant)
$1,750
 
 
5 tickets, preferred seating, Gold page
 
Blue Doors Sponsor
(1 registrant)
$750
 
 
Reserved Seating for 2, Blue page, acknowledgement
 
Ignatian Sponsor
(1 registrant)
$500
 
 
Reserved seating for 2, program recognition
 
Platinum Page
(1 registrant)
$400
 
 
Full page/full color
 
Gold Program Page
(1 registrant)
$300
 
 
Half page/full color
 
Blue Program Page
(1 registrant)
$200
 
 
Quarter page/B&W
 
Total due:
 
 
 

 

 


Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor

The Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor was established to permanently recognize graduates of Canisius High School who have distinguished themselves in their careers or in their activities in a manner which exemplifies the highest ideals to which Canisius is dedicated. These gentlemen have brought lasting recognition to themselves and to their alma mater. Enshrinement in the Hall of Honor is the highest recognition that Canisius can bestow on its alumni. Click the button below to see the members prior to the 2019 induction.

DISTINGUISHED HALL MEMBERS

Athletic Hall of Fame

The Athletic Hall of Fame honors individuals who achieved excellence in their scholastic athletic careers at Canisius. These individuals have been measured not only by their achievements, but by their sportsmanship, character, and leadership. Inductees must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be an alumnus who graduated at least ten years prior to nomination
  • Only achievements during nominee's Canisius High School career will be considered
  • Nominee should be recognized not only by Canisius, but within his respective league and geographic area, i.e. All-Catholic, All-WNY, etc.
  • Nominees cannot nominate themselves

Click the button below to see the members prior to the 2019 induction.

ATHLETIC HALL MEMBERS