Class of 2008

Andrew Lanza, Class of 1982

Republican State Senator Andrew J. Lanza has represented  Staten Island’s 24th New York State Senate District since November 7, 2006. Before entering politics, Andrew was an accountant, a business owner and Assistant District Attorney under Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau. He received his BS in accounting from St. John’s University, and his law degree from Fordham […]

Brian Hall, Class of 1977

Brian Hall, a football standout and former coach at Monsignor Farrell, is a longtime patron of Farrell whose generosity over the years has done much to improve the appearance and quality of life at the school. The owner of Joseph G. Hall & Sons, Monuments and Granite Stone Countertops in Pleasant Plains, Brian attended the […]

Paul Bollmeyer, Class of 1977

Dr. Paul Bollmeyer earned his undergraduate degree from SUNY Buffalo, and his medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook in 1989.  Paul’s medical career centered around caring for those in the emergency room, which drew praise from his colleagues.  He also helped train others through the Duke Corporation Education Program, part of the Duke Global Learning […]

Sal Turchio, Class of 1971

Originally born in Sicily, Sal immigrated to the United States at age five with his parents Giuseppa and Salvatore, in 1959, living first in Brooklyn, then moving to South Beach, in 1964. After graduating from Farrell, he went on to earn his bachelors and master’s degrees from Pace University. Sal began his thirty-plus-year career in […]

Kevin O’Connor, Class of 1965

Currently the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations for the NBA’s Utah Jazz, Kevin was Farrell’s first varsity basketball captain, and went on to serve as the team captain at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina his senior year. He served in the Army from 1969-71, then returned to Staten Island where he coached the […]