Past Seton Honorees

The NCEA Seton Award is presented to individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of Catholic education. The NCEA Seton President's Award is also bestowed during the annual Seton celebration, honoring outstanding individuals whose professional dedication to Catholic education has enhanced the well-being of our nation's youth and U.S. Catholic schools in particular. Past honorees include:

2019 Honorees 2018 Honorees
  • His Eminence, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich
  • Tony and Michelle Audino
  • C. Maury Devine
  • Catholic Coalition for Special Education (Founder, Francesca Pellegrino)
  • Dunn Family Foundation
  • Timothy A. Tewes, President's Award
  • James and Molly Perry
  • Kevin Short
  • Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D.
  • Porto Charities, Inc.
  • Women's Education Alliance
  • Rev. Joseph O'Keefe, SJ, President's Award

 

2017 Honorees 2016 Honorees 2015 Honorees
  • The Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson
  • Dennis J. Smith (Posthumous)
  • Rita and Lamar Hunt, Jr.
  • Joseph E. Weston
  • Sr. Mary Angela Shaughnessy, SCN, J.D. Ph.D., President's Award
  • Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of New York
  • Edward Martin Ryan (Posthumous)
  • Carl & Mary Kay Wolford
  • Sam Rosen, President's Award
  • Archdiocese of Washington
  • Robert B. Catell
  • H. Edward and Ellen Hanway
  • Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde
  • The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE)
  • Mary Jane Krebbs, Ph.D., President's Award
     
2014 Honorees 2013 Honorees 2012 Honorees
  • Tracy Family Foundation
  • Fred Klipsch
  • The Most Reverend Henry J. Mansell, D.D.
  • Lewis Ranieri
  • Gini Shimabukuro, Ed.D., President's Award
  • Brendan and Bebe Cassin
  • Most Reverend Wilton Gregory
  • Robert Healey
  • Michael Patterson
  • Ronald Wolf
  • Karen M. Ristau, President's Award
  • Robert A. Conway
  • Charles and Nancy Geschke
  • Leigh-Anne Kazma
  • Thomas J. Moran
  • Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley, OFMCap
  • Lorraine A. Ozar, President's Award
     
2011 Honorees 2010 Honorees 2009 Honorees
  • Cardinal Francis George, OMI
  • Joseph E. Robert, Jr.
  • Pleasant T. Rowland
  • Mary Lynn and Warren Staley
  • John J. Convey, President's Award
  • Lee and Penny Anderson
  • Tom and Gayle Benson
  • Donald and Michele D'Amour
  • Robert A. Smith III
  • Frank and Judy Sunberg, President's Award
  • Art and Gaye Birtcher
  • Dean and Mary Calland
  • Jack and Eileen Connors
  • John Luger
  • Allen and Kathleen Lund
  • Jerry D. Semler
  • Frank Sadlier Dinger and William Sadlier Dinger, President's Award
     
2008 Honorees 2007 Honorees 2006 Honorees
  • Reverend Dennis Dease
  • Anthony and Suzan Giancristofaro
  • The George and Mary Kremer Foundation
  • Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust
  • Most Reverend Thomas J. Rodi, President's Award
  • Most Reverend Alexander J. Brunett
  • Eugene and Mary Frey
  • Reverend John P. Foley, SJ
  • The Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation
  • Elinor Ford, President's Award
  • Thomas J. Clements
  • John and Rosemary Croghan
  • Most Reverend Curtis J. Guillory
  • John and Susan Morrison
  • Most Reverend David M. O'Connell
  • Sister Clare Fitzgerald, President's Award
     
2005 Honorees 2004 Honorees 2003 Honorees
  • Cardinal Edward Egan
  • Jacques and Blance Moore
  • Charles M. Pigott
  • Gerald and Henrietta Rauenhorst
  • James F. Will
  • Sister Mary Peter Travis, President's Award
  • John "Jack" Bush
  • Leonard and Diana Makens
  • Gerald J. Parsons
  • Most Reverend Francis B. Schulte
  • John and JoEllen Stollenwerk
  • Eugene Vilfordi
  • John Krol
  • Arthur Modell
  • Thomas and Maureen O'Brien
  • Reverend John P. Smyth
     
2002 Honorees 2001 Honorees 2000 Honorees
  • Eric and Marianne Billings
  • Alexander F. Giacco
  • Rhoady and Jeanne Marie Lee
  • Richard D. Schulze
  • William D. Walsh
  • John and Rhodora Donahue
  • Robert E. Gallagher
  • Haven Moses
  • James P. Murphy
  • Frank and Tricia Saul
  • Charles Cawley
  • Florence D'Urso
  • Carl and Margaret Karcher
  • Cardinal Adam Maida
     
1999 Honorees 1998 Honorees 1997 Honorees
  • Roy E. Disney
  • Cardinal William Keeler
  • Sister Mary Rose McGeady, DC
  • Andrew J. McKenna
  • Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake
  • Cardinal James Hickey
  • Lee and Barbara Kopp
  • Dr. Richard T. Morgan
  • Peter P. Mullen
  • John J. Quindlen
  • Bill and Elayne Kennett
  • Margaret Heagarty, MD
  • William Huston
  • Raymond Mason
  • Michael Quinlan
     
1996 Honorees 1995 Honorees 1994 Honorees
  • Peggy Charen
  • Jacques d'Amboise
  • Reverend J. Donald Monan, SJ
  • Monsignor Terrence Murphy
  • Agnes Neill Williams
  • John Albers
  • Robert Coles
  • Sister Mary Isolina Ferre, MSBT
  • Donald R. Keough
  • James J. O'Connor
  • Cardinal Donald Wuerl
  • Peggy Cooper Cafritz
  • John E. Connelly
  • Reverend Theodore Hesburgh, CSC
  • Barbara Koch
  • Cardinal Bernard Law
  • Rose Totino
     
1993 Honorees 1992 Honorees 1991 Honorees
  • Sister Maria de la Cruz Aymes, SH
  • Geoffrey Boisi
  • William J. Flynn
  • Cardinal Roger Mahony
  • James J. Renier
  • Beverly Sills
  • Christian Brothers Conference
  • Bil Keane
  • Peter Lynch
  • Antonia C. Novello, MD
  • J. Patrick Rooney
  • Most Reverend Daniel E. Sheehan
  • Annette Polly Williams
  • Cardinal Anthony Bevilaqua
  • Barbara Bush
  • Lynne Cheney
  • Virgil Dechant
  • Peter M. Flanigan
  • Sister Damian Aycock, OSU