Alumni Celebrate at Homecoming 2016

img_4931The Crusaders defeated the Archbishop Rummel Raiders 27-22 for a Homecoming victory on Friday, October 21, 2016.  Festivities kicked off with a pep rally in the Conlin Gymnasium in the morning.  The celebration continued after classes at Tad Gormley Stadium with a Tailgate Party featuring jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80 and Reinhart FoodService L.L.C. and Pepsi products.  The Student Ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard and Jerry Ursin ’07 served alumni and guests.  Pat Barbaro ’85 and Bryce Barbaro ’17 deejayed and the cheerleaders, NJROTC Rifle Team, the Drumline and Crusader Band all performed.  The 2016 Homecoming Court was introduced with student escorts before heading in for the game.  Before kick-off, members of the 1971 District and State Championship football team, members of the 1971 and 1981 City, District and State Champion Cross Country teams were recognized on their championship anniversaries.  At halftime, Miss Shelby Anne Villarrubia was named 2016 Homecoming Queen and Alumni Board President Sal Brocato ’88 presented the crown.  Kevin Balser ’92, Ron Brisbi ’67 SA, Christian Generes ’97, Ed Muniz ’57 SA, Chris Paulin ’85, Douglas Schwab ’82 and Patrick Young ’07 served as alumni escorts.  NJROTC and cheerleader alumni participated in the celebration.  Larry Tillman ’67 SA served as honorary captain.  After the Crusader victory, alumni celebrated at the Lettermen Party at Lakeview Harbor.

 


Gold Sponsors

Pete Algero ’80 – Reinhart Foodservice – Football
Salvador Brocato III ’88 – Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law – Football
LaFleur Family – Mike’s Hardware – Cheerleader
Joe Winkler III ’69 SA – Football

Crimson Sponsors

Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Todd Becnel ’90 – Louisiana Tumble-n-Cheer Academy, LLC – Cheerleader
Andrew Benfatti  ’15 – Football
Johnny Fisk ’87, Brandt Fisk ’13 – Fisk Marine Insurance International, LLC – NJROTC
Daniel Gacharna ’92 – Football
Dr. Jimmie Gaubert ’58 SA, DDS – Football
Gary Giepert ’80 – The Giepert Law Firm – Football
Ron Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Paul Ippolito ’73 – Wells Fargo Advisors – Football
David Lapene ’98 – NJROTC
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Mark Pecoraro ’77 – Cross Country
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
James Roché ’73 – Cross Country
Jim Ruckert ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90 – Eyecare Associates – Football

Crusader Sponsors

Charlie Barthel ’72 – Football
Dillon Connick ’16 – Cross Country
Mark Estorge ’87 – Football
Mario Jerez ’13 – Law Office of Romi Gonzalez – Football
Jean-Paul Montreuil ’91 – Cross Country
Dennis Preau ’77 – Cross Country
Ron Singer ’70 – Cross Country
Steve Treuting ’72 – Football
Dennis Winkler ’71 – Winkler Public Relations – Cross Country