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Welcome Back to Your Alma Mater!

The Alumni Community at St Joseph High School is more than 10,000 strong! SJ Cadets are proud of where they went to high school, and are especially proud to stay connected, attend events, and support the school is whichever way they are able. We love our Alumni!

Want to Stay Connected? Here are some ways! 

  • Send us your news! Your classmates want to hear from you -- feel free to update us on your employment, accomplishments, new additions to the family or just to say hi! We will publish your updates in the Communiqué, our Alumni Magazine. Share your story here or send news and updates to
  • Attend a class reunion! Reunions are held every year by decade. This year we are looking forward to the Class of '68 celebrating their 50th Reunion. The Classes of '80-'89 will also be having their reunion.
  • Subscribe to our Monthly Alumni Newsletter!


    We always have something going on, so remember to check back often for updates. 


Meet the Advancement Team

Dawn Handwerker P '16, '19

Dawn Handwerker

Dawn M Handwerker, P '16, '19
Assistant Director,
Special Events & Donor  Relations 
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Michele Gomez Krasznai '89, CFRE

Michele Krasznai

Michele Gomez Krasznai, CFRE '89 
Director of Advancement & Alumni Affairs 
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Sasha Davila Russell '01

Sasha Russell

Sasha Davila Russell, MA '01
Assistant Director of Advancement,
Social Media & Database Management
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Tara Shepherd, MS

Tara Shepherd

Tara Shepherd, MS
Data Entry Clerk
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Alumni News

Colleen Wright 87

In August 2017, Colleen Wright '87 started her jewelry line, I Am Movement. The mission of I Am Movement is to raise awareness and to overcome psychological abuse...together! Those who are inspired by this movement can support and shop for handcrafted jewelry with a purpose. 17% of all sales is donated to domestic abuse coalitions.

Carly Onorato '12 and Brendan McGannon '14 at the lockers

Carly Onorato '12 and Brendan McGannon '14 got engaged on Nov 7, 2018 at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo. The couple met while attending St Joes. Today Carly and Brendan came home to Joe to take some engagement photos. So fun!

Mark Tomey 90

On Sunday, Nov 4, 2018, Mark Tomey '90, and parent of Schuyler '20 and Ryan '22 completed his first NYC Marathon. Mark finished in 4:10:10. He’ll be running his second marathon in January 2019 in Walt Disney World. Great job, Mark! Keep up the good work.

Let There Be Lights by Christopher Donnells '89 Book Cover

Always wanted to decorate your property for Christmas, but don't know where to start? Let Christopher Donnells '89 be your guide. Look for his book, "Let There Be Lights!: A Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Christmas Decorating" on amazon!

Tina MacInnis '86

Tina MacInnis '86 is currently a psychotherapist in private practice in Woodbury. In 2014, she published her book in 2014, Tangled Truths. You can purchase the book on and