Celebrate the Academy

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  • $377,791

    Amount raised at 2020 Gala
  • 50+

  • 600+

    Guests in Attendance
  • 2/20/21

    Save the Date
Saint Joseph Academy’s annual gala, “Celebrate the Academy” will be held as a weekend filled with opportunities to honor the Grit, Grace & Gratitude of our incredible and resilient community. This memorable virtual gala will commence on Friday, February 19 and conclude on Sunday, February 21, 2021.

Please join us for “Celebrate the Academy” from the comfort of your home as we honor two very special people who have made an indelible impact on Saint Joseph Academy:

Rebecca Dessoffy Bennett '91 - Distinguished Alumna Award Recipient
Michael F. Biehl P'14 - Medaille Shield Award Recipient

Please note that the deadline has passed to purchase virtual CTA tickets, but you can still donate to our Support-A-Student Appeal here.

If you have questions, please email Development Director Nikki Mohar here or call at 216.251.6788 x232.

Welcome to "Celebrate the Academy"


Click below to donate to our Support-A-Student appeal. Your generous donation will help our deserving young women realize their dreams! All funds raised through this auction will directly support the Academy's student scholarships. You can view a live list of "Celebrate the Academy" donors here.

2021 Event Sponsors

Grit, Grace & Gratitude Presenting Sponsor
Dan & Julia* Mayer P'21

Grit Sponsor
Mary Ann Corrigan-Davis '71
The Draves Family P'12
Bill & Joyce Litzler GP'21
Grace Sponsor
Michael & Eileen Baugh Biehl '75, P'14
Congregation of St. Joseph
Jon DiLeno & Galen Schuerlein P'23
Terry & Mary Fergus & Family
Mario & Dana Morino P'10 & '13
Susanne Schroer
1890 Sponsor
Boys Hope Girls Hope
The Castelluccio Family
Hagan, O’Malley, Berry Families
Anna Sopko '75 Keenan & Terry Keenan
Paul & Susan Hansen P'23 
Raymond & Sara Koeth P'21 & '23
Dan & Mary Ellen Prunty Kraus '75, P'11 & '14
McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA
Jamie Sanchez-Anderson ’00 & Adam Anderson
Mike Smith, Michelle Myers & Frannie Smith '17
Gratitude Sponsor
Tom & Jenni Baker P'21
Mike & Cathy Gallagher P’04 & '09/West Park Dental Associates
Eric & Kelly* Hancock P'17
Kevin & Darlene Neitzel P'18, '19, '22 & '24
Regency Construction Services, Inc.
Daria Roebuck '75
Saint Ignatius High School
Pat* & Camille Sheehan P’18
The Sherwin-Williams Company
Southwest General Hospital
The Yankow Family
Dessert Sponsor: Joe & Nancy Scarpitti P'20 & Family
Champagne Flutes: Ron & Tracie Aerni Chudowsky '78, P'20/Fairway Glass Company
Cleveland Signs: Dan & Julia* Mayer P’21/C.A. Litzler Co., Inc. 
*Denotes a member of the Saint Joseph Academy Board of Directors