Class of 2009

John Wolyniec, Class of 1995

The finest soccer player ever to play for Farrell, the multi-time Staten Island Advance All Star continued his soccer career at Fordham University, where he graduated in three-and-a-half years. During that time, he became the Ram’s all-time leading scorer with seventy five goals and thirty six assists.  In 1998, John was named the Fordham Male […]

Lou Baldassano, Class of 1973

Lou has devoted more than five decades of his life to Farrell, first as a student, then as coach, teacher, administrator and – perhaps most importantly — role model. Following his graduation from Farrell, he went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in physical education from the University of Bridgeport, and his master’s degree at […]

Dan Donovan, Class of 1974

Dan, one of Staten Island’s most popular elected officials, was raised in the Tompkinsville area by his father, Daniel M. Donovan, Sr. and his mother, Katherine Bolewicz Donovan. Following his graduation from Farrell, Dan earned a bachelor’s of science degree in criminal justice from St. John’s University, Staten Island.  In 1998, Dan graduated cum laude […]

Gary di Silvestri, Class of 1985

A three-sport athlete during his Farrell days, Gary is the President and CEO of di Silvestri Asset Management of Connecticut and Geneva, Switzerland. At Farrell, Gary excelled in football and track and field, but was best known for his accomplishments as a grappler.  A two-time Staten Island Advance All-Star in wrestling, Gary is the benefactor […]

Rev. Dennis Billy, Class of 1971

A prolific writer and acclaimed lecturer, Reverend Dennis J. Billy, C.Ss. R., was ordained a Redemptorist priest in 1980, and is currently the John Cardinal Krol Chair of Moral Theology, Professor, and Scholar-In-Residence at the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, PA.  He also serves as the Karl Rahner Professor of Catholic Theology at the […]

Frank Sinatra, Class of 1966

A member of Farrell’s second graduating class, Frank began his career in business writing stock tickets at the investment firm of Bache, Halsey, Stuart & Shields, which eventually became Prudential Securities. Working his way up from the ground floor of the firm, Frank rose to the top of the company, becoming Managing Director at Prudential […]