Distinguished Graduates

Distinguished Graduates

AOP students go on to do great things

There are simply so many AOPS alumni who have become visionaries, leaders, and role models, that we feel compelled to honor them.

We’re proud to call these individuals, among many others, AOPS alumni.

  • Bill Baldini, celebrated NBC news journalist
  • Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, Eighth Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston
  • Michael Crescenz, patriot and decorated serviceman
  • Christopher J. Ferguson, NASA space shuttle pilot
  • Kate Flannery, actor best known from The Office
  • Rosa M. Gatti, sports communications leader (ESPN, ECAC)
  • Mike Hagan, Nutrisystem CEO, St. Joseph’s University board member
  • Bill Keane, creator of The Family Circus comic strip
  • Brian McDonough, medical reporter for KYW and Fox-29
  • Chris McKendry, ESPN and WJLA-TV sports journalist
  • Michael Nutter, reformer and Philadelphia mayor (2008)
  • Robert H. Palestini, 40-year devotee of Catholic education
  • Mary Lou Quinlan, CBS correspondent and women’s marketing leader
  • Christine Rouse, founder, Acting Without Boundaries
  • Mark Shweiker, 44th Governor of Pennsylvania