Our Award Recipients

The recipients of the awards will be recognized at the Cretin-Derham Hall Community Awards Dinner.

Bishop Joseph Cretin Award

  • The Bishop Joseph Cretin Award is given annually to a distinguished alum
  • This award is presented in memory of the Cretin High School founder, Bishop Joseph Cretin
  • In recognition of his outstanding service to the community and to Cretin and  Cretin-Derham Hall High School 
  • For their achievements in their profession exemplifying the highest and best traditions of Cretin High School

2017 Award Winner-Michael Kammerer'58

The St. DeLaSalle Award

  • The St. De LaSalle Award is presented in honor of the Christian Brothers
  • The award is presented annually to a distinguished alum in recognition of his outstanding service to his community and to Cretin and Cretin-Derham Hall High School
  • Recognizes achievements in his ministry exemplifying the highest and best traditions of Cretin High School

2017 Award Winner-Mark Crea'74

Eugene & Mary Frey Community Award

  • This award was instituted in 1999 in recognition of the tremendous commitment Eugene’48 & Mary Frost Frey’52 have demonstrated to Cretin-Derham Hall and the larger community
  • This award is presented to an individual or individuals who reflect the mission and values of Cretin-Derham Hall through involvement with Cretin-Derham Hall and other community interests
  • This award will recognize the award recipient’s deep commitment to the CDH community and the larger community as a whole

2017 Award Winner-Terry Cummings'58

The Carondelet Award

  • The Carondelet Award is given annually to a distinguished Alumni
  • The Award winner will be reflective of the charisms of the Sisters of St. Joseph and Derham Hall
  • The award is presented to a woman who has attained eminence in their particular field of endeavor

2017 Award Winner-Tara Williams Fortune'73

The Hugh Derham Award

  • The Award winner will be reflective of the charisms of the Sisters of St. Joseph and Derham Hall
  • The Hugh Derham Award will be given annually to a woman who exemplifies Derham Hall’s ideals of Christian love, service and objectives
  • This award is now combined with the Hour Glass Award

2017 Award Winner-Maria Wagner Reamer'82

Monsignor Ambrose Hayden Legacy Award

  • The Monsignor Ambrose Hayden Legacy Award is in recognition of Monsignor Hayden for his outstanding service to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as Vicar General
  • This award recognizes an individual (or individuals) whose spirit and energy reflect an understanding of the need to preserve the past and provide for future generations
  • The Award recipient will exemplify the charisms of the Christian Brothers and the Sisters of St. Joseph

2017 Award Winner-John'57 & Cynthia O'Halloran

The Signum Fidei Award

  • The award recipients will be reflective of the ideals of the Christian Brothers and the Sisters of St. Joseph
  • The term, Signum Fidei symbolizes 'Rising Star' and this award will be presented annually to one younger male and one younger female alum
  • This award will be presented to two individuals, one male and one female, for outstanding eminence in their particular field of endeavor or for outstanding service in the community

2017 Award Winners-Kathleen Steineman'94 and Matt Birk'94

Nominate a member of our community for the awards listed above for 2018.