St. Benedict's Prep will be holding its first-ever Legends Dinner
for the Backpacking Project at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2. The inaugural event will honor the founder of the Backpacking Project, the late Rev. Mark "Big Bee" Payne, O.S.B. '69, who passed away earlier this year. The Committee members of Glenn Cassidy '90, Marc Onion '89, Dave Carlo '99, Jim Duffy H'16, Mario Gallo, Fr. Philip Waters '63, Fr. Augustine Curley '74 and Neuvi Villanueva '86, are asking you to RSVP via email or phone to Mary Hauck
at 973-792-5776. The cost is $30 per person, which includes beer, wine, soda, dinner and gorp.
Drama Guild Alumni Reception: St. Benedict's held its Fall Production of Incident At Vichy by Arthur Miller, from Nov. 17-20 in Colin Auditorium. The 4 p.m. show on Nov. 19 was preceded by a Career Seminar and followed by an Alumni Reception. Click here for details and photos from the events surrounding the play.
The Gray Bee Alumni and Friends Golf Outing, sponsored by Mariner Wealth Advisors, was held for the fourth straight year at the Spring Lake Golf Course at the Jersey Shore on Oct. 4. Although the postponement of the event from Sept. 19 forced some of the golfers to withdraw, we still had 60 players on the course for the best-ball tournament. Click here for photos and a list of winners for the sixth annual outing.
St. Benedict's Class of '61 celebrated its 55th Reunion at The Breakers in Spring Lake on Saturday, October 15. Nearly 30 members of the tight-knit class attended, including some who traveled from as far away as California and Atlanta. Click here for photos.
A Clean Sweep! St. Benedict's graduates and former Gray Bee players recently swept the collegiate soccer honors for the New Jersey Athletic Conference. Mike Olla '13, of Montclair State University, was the Offensive Player of the Week; Andres Medina '16, from Rutgers University of Newark, picked up the Defensive Player of the Week, while Fabio DeSousa '16, also of Rutgers-Newark, was the Rookie of the Week.
St. Benedict's unveiled its new and improved bookstore recently and sales have been brisk. The Gray Bee Store allows you to select your products, pick your colors and add your favorite logos. Orders will be shipped directly to your door.
Want to be a business executive? Omari S. Frazier '91, who is the senior market manager for Investors Bank, has set up a unique opportunity for any St. Benedict's Alumni interested in the Executive MBA Program at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark. If interested, fill out this application, and all SBP alums will have the application fee waived and be guaranteed an interview with MBA Program Director Elaine Frazier. For more information, please email or call Candace Bradsher at 972-792-5752.