Scholarship • Service • Spirit • Unity
Four Pillars Awards
Congratulations to the recipients of our Four Pillars Awards: Vicki Scelsi van Alphen '93, Rose Mary Sullivan '63, Tracey Tarantino DiBuono '74 and Daniel Brencic '06. The recipients and their families joined Nazareth alumni at our annual Alumni Family Mass and reception. 
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Alumni Association
Mission Statement

To create a community of alumni with opportunities for meaningful engagement to increase awareness, pride, participation and philanthropic commitment to Nazareth. 

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Naz in the News

Nazareth will participate in #GivingTuesday for the second year in a row. #GivingTuesday is a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners – charities, families, businesses and individuals –  to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday is on Tuesday, December 1. Be sure to follow NazarethLGP on Twitter and Facebook, and #115YearsStrong for exciting updates throughout the day. 
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Naz Football to Play for State Championship!

Nazareth defeated St. Laurence 34-0 to earn a trip to the State Championship game for the second consecutive year. The wintry weather did not hold back the team nor the amazing Roadrunner fans! Congratulations to the players and coaches for this amazing accomplishment. Nazareth will play in the IHSA Class 5A State Championship Game on Saturday, November 28.

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Naz Alum receives Fulbright Award
Playwright Carolyn Kras ‘02 received a Fulbright LUSK Award to enable her to act as Playwright in Residence at Sell A Door Theatre Company in London. This is one of the most prestigious and selective programs operating world-wide.

Carolyn is writing a new play which will be researched and developed in both England and Scotland. The project will receive a staged reading at Sell A Door Theatre Company in Spring 2016.
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Upcoming Events

Dec 06, 2015 – 
Fathers Club Holiday Showdown Sunday, December 6, 11:30 a.m. 
Mattone Restaurant, 9 E. 31st St., La Grange Park

Please join Fathers Club for the 4th annual Holiday Showdown to watch the Chicago Bears take on the San Francisco 49ers. All moms, dads, alumni, staff and friends of Nazareth are welcome! Admission, food and beverage are FREE! We do ask that guests bring an unwrapped children’s toy in support of the Nazareth Academy Christmas Drive. Any questions can be directed to Jeff Nowicki at
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Dec 08, 2015 – 
Feast of the Immaculate Conception Tuesday, December 8, 2 p.m.
CSJ Chapel

Nazareth Academy celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on Tuesday, December 8 at 2 p.m. with Mass in the CSJ Chapel. Fr. Bob Casey, pastor at St. Barbara's Parish in Brookfield will preside. The theme for Mass will focus on our willingness to say "yes" to God in the same way Mary said “yes” to being the mother of Jesus. The Feast calls attention to the fact that Mary was born without original sin and is an invitation to honor Mary as the mother of God and patron saint of our country.
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Jan 15, 2016 – 
Athletic Hall of Fame

Join us at the Athletic Hall of Fame as we induct several new members during halftime of the Boys Varsity Basketball game.


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Annual Auction
Feb 27, 2016 – 
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Roadrunner Dash 5k
May 01, 2016 – 
Roadrunner Dash 5k | details

Alumni Spotlight

IHSBCA Honors Nazareth Baseball
Following Nazareth Baseball’s historic 2015 season, which culminated with a 2nd in State finish, the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) Board of Directors has chosen to honor both Ryan Kramer ‘15 and Coach Lee Milano. Ryan will receive the 2015 Class 3A Player of the Year Award and Coach Milano will be named the 2015 Area Baseball Coach of the Year.
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Naz Recycles Computers to Benefit Adult Learners
When Nazareth Academy updated faculty and classroom technology for the 15-16 school year, the school was left with a number of laptops and projectors. Luckily, Nazareth alumna Rose Mary Sullivan ‘63, knew the perfect place for them. On October 23, 2015, she returned to Nazareth to claim a technology donation which will benefit De La Salle Tolton Adult Literacy Center in Chicago.
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Nazareth Academy

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