Archive | May 2013

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Timothy Brier, Class of 1965

Tim is a member of Farrell’s first graduating class – and, as he likes to point out – the starting catcher on the school’s first varsity baseball team.  Following his graduation from Farrell, he went on to study at Marist College, and graduated in 1969. As a young man, Tim was so smitten with flying […]

ADM. Michael E. Finley, Class of 1969

Retired Rear Admiral Michael E. Finley, SC USN, served for 30 years in the U.S. Navy before retiring in 2003 from the Naval Inventory Control Point in Philadelphia, PA. Prior to that, he served as the director of Supply Programs and Policy Division in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations in Washington, D.C. […]

Dr. Christopher Gostout, Class of 1968

Dr. Gostout is currently an associate professor of medicine at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Nationally listed in 26 specialties, he is ranked among the top gastroenterologists in the United States. A former president of the American Society Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, he is also highly regarded in the field of therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Gostout […]

Dr. Terrence Golway, Class of 1973

Terry is a professor of U.S. history at Kean University in New Jersey, and curator of the university’s John T. Kean Center for American History. In addition to teaching, he is a prolific writer, having authored more than a dozen books on American and Irish history, including works on President Franklin D. Roosevelt, John Cardinal […]

Donald Ciolini, Class of 1966

Starting while a student at Farrell, Donald has given Farrell one of the most valuable gifts any school can receive: His time. He built and has maintained the school’s public address system for the past 45 years. Over that span, he has repaired, updated and gently “cajoled” it whenever it gets temperamental. He also installed […]

Rev. Charles Baraus, Class of 1970 – Posthumous

Fr. Buraus dedicated his life to God and to spreading His word among His faithful throughout the world as a member of the Maryknoll Missionaries. An honor student at Farrell, he began to take an active interest in literary publication, historical clubs, the Red Cross and CYO activities while in school. He also found time […]

Dr. William Welsh, Class of 1982

The second member of the Welsh family to be inducted into the Farrell Hall of Fame, Dr. Welsh is  an Associate Professor of Astronomy at San Diego State University.  NASA Kepler Team, Participating Scientist. He obtained his B.S. degree in physics and astronomy from SUNY Stony Brook and earned his Ph.D. from Ohio State University […]