Cleveland Central Catholic gives Awards, Chardon Province
December 6, 2018
Cleveland Central Catholic High School honored a group of exceptional individuals and one corporation during the 2018 Recognition Night Awards, held Saturday, November 17, 2018. Sister Allison Marie Gusdanovic, SND, was the recipient of Outstanding Faculty honors for her service and commitment to Cleveland Central Catholic.
In her 16th year at Cleveland Central Catholic, Sr. Allison Marie shared, “I love my work at CCC. When I first came to Central Catholic, it felt like I had come home. This school is a good fit for me. I am able to work with students and families to help break the cycle of poverty.”
Currently, Sr. Allison Marie serves as principal at Cleveland Central Catholic. In 2017, a scholarship was created in her name. The scholarship also recognizes the ongoing commitment of the Sisters of Notre Dame to the school, including the congregation’s annual gift to be used for tuition assistance for students with financial need.
Bishop Anthony Pilla and the following sisters attended the Recognition Night in support of Sister Allison Marie Gusdanovic: Sister Mary Annette Therese Amendolia, Sister Rita Mary Harwood, Sister Mary Seton Schlather, Sister Patricia Mary Garrahan, Sister Maureen Spillane, Sister Carol Marie McHenry, Sister, Sister Maryann Cirino, Sister Mary Margaret Hartman, Sister Erin Zubal, OSU, Sister Grace Mary Corbett, Sister Mary Cecilia Liberatore, Sister Mary Barbara Soplata, Sister Mary Karen Dolovacky, Sister Mary Valerie Sweeney, Sister Mary Virginia Reesing, Sister Anne Mary Maline, Sister Nicole Marie Varnerin, Sister Mary Patricia Gentile, and Sister Mary Josephe Fernandez
The Most Reverend Bishop Anthony M. Pilla joined with the Sisters of Notre Dame and the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland to praise all those recognized for their outstanding efforts and support of Cleveland Central Catholic High School. Those honored as part of the evening included: Distinguished Alumnus: Andrew Fetchik `86; Outstanding Faculty: Sister Allison Marie Gusdanovic, SND; Personal Philanthropy: Monica Thomas; Corporate Philanthropy: Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff; Foundation Philanthropy: Musca Family Charitable Fund; Distinguished Volunteer: Greg Hernandez.