Calumet High School

Sacred Heart High School

Distinguished Alumni Awardees

 

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Manila  N. Gipp

CHS ’21  Calumet Memorial Hospital

Verna Mize

CHS ’40 Defender of Lake Superior

Terence R. Murphy

 

SHHS’55 Distinguished Washington Attorney

Reverend Leslie Ollila

CHS ’61  College President, Inspiring Leader

Rear Admiral Leonard F. Picotte USN(Ret)

SHHS ’57

David W. Smith

 

CHS ’63 Mayor and Business Leader

Kalmin Smith

 

CHS ’62 State Legislative and Executive Leader

Rudolph Sutinen

 

CHS ’35 Businessman and Community Leader

Phillip H. Trezise

 

CHS ’28 Assistant U.S. Secretary of State

Don Poshak

 

CHS ’68 President’s Award/School Administrator

Martin Caserio

 

CHS ’32 Vice President of General Motors

Richard Impola

 

CHS 43 College Professor, Translator of Finnish Literary Classics

Jack Real

 

CHS ’33 President of Hughes Helicopter, Inc.

Dr. Ruth Rhines

 

CHS ’27  Medical Doctor and Researcher

James Quello

 

CHS  ’31 Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission

Sydna and Bernard Eulrich

 

SHHS ’59 and CHS  ’58  President’s Award---Overcoming Medical Challenges

Gene Baroni

 

CHS ’54  CPA, Partner-VicePresident Price Waterhouse

Lyon B. King

 

CHS ’89 Professor, President of Aerophysics, Inc.

Dr. John C. Rowe

CHS ’61 Family Doctor, Leader in Medical Planning

Dr. Kenneth E. Rowe

CHS ’48 Family Doctor, Asst. Director of Michigan Dept. of Health

Dominic Vairo

CHS ’31 Football Notre Dame, Captain Voted All- American First Team

Judy Vairo Best

 

CHS ’55  Professor, Authority  on the Constitution’s Electoral College System

Paul Lehto

 

CHS ’57  President’s Award, Community Leader

Mandy Frantti

CHS ’89  Outstanding High School Teacher of Math and Physics

William Jackson

 

CHS ’54  CEO CableAmerica Corp., Community Leader, Supporter of C-L-K Schools

Walter I. Kitti

 

CHS ’36  Successful Teacher and Coach

Harry A. Scott

 

CHS  ’50  Aircraft and Aerospace Engineer

Reverend Kenneth J. Toth

 

CHS ’49 Religious Leader and Military Chaplain

Ronald Lahti

 

CHS ’79  President’s Award,  Leader in Law Enforcement and in Projects Helping the Less Fortunate

Carl Adams

 

SHHS ’58  Professor and Dept Head, Carlson School University of Minnesota

Arthur W. Thurner

 

CHS ’42  Professor and Author of Local History

Dr. Jerry Luoma

 

CHS ’61  Family Doctor and Medical Director of Calumet Aspirus Hospital

Wayne Lehto

 

CHS ’52  Researcher, Teacher of Nulcear Engineering Community Leader

Diane Tiberg

 

CHS ’63  Nurse and Business Leader in Community Nursing Services

Dr. John Marta

 

CHS ’50  Doctor, Teacher, Researcher

Carol Patrick

 

CHS ’60  President’s Award, Community Leader

Gene Arnsten

 

CHS ’57  Business Leader in the Lumber Industry Supporter of C-L-K Schools

Patricia Coppo

 

CHS ’69  Leader in The National and International Bone Marrow Donor Program

Clarence Fisher

 

CHS  ’58  President Upper Peninsula Power C0. Community Leader and Worker

Daniel Steck

 

CHS ’64  Professor and Researcher in Radon Gas Exposure and Risk Assessment

Uno Isaacson Family

 

President’s Award for Family Support of Combat Wounded Son and Brother

Dr. David H. Gilbert

President’s Award for medical care and community service.

General Ferdinand J. Chesarek

CHS ’32  Four star general with combat action in WWII and Korea

Dr. Roy W. Drier

CHS ’15  Local author and MTU professor

Sigrid K. Lehto

CHS ’20  Country school teacher

Robert P. Jewett

CHS ’50  Rocket scientist  

Keith and Claire Ojala

CHS ’50 & ‘52 President’s Award for distinguished careers and community service

Margaret Jane (Bryant) Wake

CHS ’35  Psychologist

Lawrence E. Danbom

CHS ’33  Special agent in the FBI

Charles E. Hein

CHS ’48  Surveyor and forester

Lyman Frimodig

CHS ’11  Michigan State athletic department