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 as part of our sesquicentennial celebration!

DATE: Saturday, November 16, 2019
TIME: 12:00 noon
PLACE: Canisius High School, Scaccia Auditorium
TICKETS: Registration is now closed. Call Jay Josker '01 at 716.200.0264 with questions.

Induction ceremony begins at noon with a brunch reception immediately following.

Honoring
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI HALL OF HONOR
inductees

Kevin Curran ’75                                                                Charles “Chip” Jones, Jr. ‘74
Chief Executive Officer, Fisher Price                                      President, Wittburn Enterprises

Mark Lema, M.D., Ph.D. ’67                                               Michael Madden ‘67
Chair of Anesthesiology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute        Founder, BlackEagle Partners, LLC.

and
ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
inductees 

Andrew Curtin ’74 - Football, Wrestling
Dr. John Hall ’84 - Football, Basketball, Baseball
Keith Kostrzewski ’95 - Soccer, Football, Hockey
Jude Malican, MD ’77 - Swimming
Smith Morris ’82 - Football, Track & Field
Joseph Raccuia ’90 - Baseball, Basketball
Ronald Raccuia ’86 - Baseball, Football
Paul Riley ’03 - Cross Country, Track & Field
Daniel Thrush ’99 - Wrestling
John Urschel ’09 - Football, Track & Field

John F. Barnes Award
Patrick Kwiatkowski ’72 - Bowling

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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