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Veritas Gala

Veritas VII: A Gala and Live Auction to Benefit Our Scholars with a Soul

Friday, February 24, 2023

Sr. M. Paul McCaughey, OP Leadership Center

at Marian Catholic High School

Special Guest Emcee 

Chris Zorich

Former Chicago Bear, Motivational Speaker 

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Marian Catholic is proud to restore the tradition of the school's Hall of Fame and recognize past and present honorees at this year’s Veritas VII Gala and Auction. The 2023 Hall of Fame inductees truly exhibit the spirit of Marian Catholic. They have remained constant in their support of the school; achieved success in their respective fields; and set an example of excellence, philanthropy, and service for our students.

Dominican Sisters of Springfield

Recognition for the 150th Anniversary Celebration

Founders of Marian Catholic in 1958

Alumni of the Year

John Benish '84

President and COO, Cook-Illinois Corporation

Timothy Fallon '84

Managing Director, Marquette Associates 

Athlete of the Year

Casey Taylor Bufford '05

Marian Catholic's Only 3-Time State Champion

Fine Arts Achievement

Ray Cortopassi '85

Co-Anchor, WGN Evening News 

Spirit of Marian

Ann Waller, Posthumously

Former Dean of Women, Marian Catholic