10th Annual Brother Martin High School Prayer Breakfast
Thanks to last year’s sponsors!
Brother Martin Parents Club
Frank Carbon ’66 CJ – LaPorte, CPAs & Business Advisors
Erin and Joseph Caruso ’79
Robin and Gregg Clement – Clement Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC
Jeanne and David Gallo ’77 – Gallo Mechanical, LLC
Charles Genois and Kirby Newburger – IMPERA Wealth Management, LLC
Dr. Anthony Melito ’76
Mr. Darren Olivio ’87 – Financial Consulting Group, Inc.
Judge Conn Regan ’66 CJ
Jerry Reso ’55 SA – Baldwin, Haspel, Burke & Mayer
Ralph Romaguera, Sr. ’67 SA, Ralph Romaguera, Jr. ’90,
Ryan Romaguera ’92 – Romaguera Photography
Sandy and Leni Sumich – Jostens
Miriam and Russell Worth – Worth & Associates, CPAs PC
Dr. Brian Barkemeyer ’79
Joni and Don Beshel – Beshel Boat Launch – Christian Beshel ’13
Lou Bravo ’48 SA
Dr. Guy Cresson ’71 – Bucktown Dental Care
Christine and Milton Dureau, Jr. ’69 CJ
Caroyln and Fred Escher ’63 SA – Escher Equipment Co., LLC
Michael Flick ’66 SA
Susan and Bill Fulham ’61 CJ
Clifford Giffin, Jr. ’66 SA
Ben Gootee – Gootee Construction, Inc.
Elsa and John Hodges, Jr. ’62 SA, Robert Hodges ’89
Oswald Laporte, Sr. ’69 CJ – Celebration Tours, LLC
Sandy and Wayne LeBlanc
Dottie and Deacon Terry Manieri, Jr. ’64 SA
Beverly and Tim Napier
Elaine and Tom Ridgley ’51 SA
Rachele and Tommy Ridgley ’82
Jay Romig ’72
Mark Romig ’74
Arthur Schellhaas ’62 SA
Scott Shea ’81 – Shea Law Office
Keith Taranto ’95
Mrs. Gayle Benson
The keynote speaker for the 2014 Brother Martin High School Prayer Breakfast is Mrs. Gayle Benson. Mrs. Benson is a native of Algiers and a talented business professional and philanthropist. She has worked as an interior designer, property manager, and construction consultant and has received numerous professional awards throughout her career.
Mrs. Benson is currently a member of the Ochsner Health Foundation Board and the Tulane Board of Directors. She is a recipient of the Medal of the Order of St. Louis for her dedication to the Catholic Church. Jointly she and Mr. Benson were awarded the St. Elizabeth Seton Award for service and philanthropy to the National Catholic Education Association.
In 2012, Pope Benedict XVI awarded Mr. and Mrs. Benson the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice award for outstanding service to the Church and the Pontiff. This is the highest Papal award a lay person can receive.
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