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Support the Class of 1985 Scholarship‌

To make a gift to your class scholarship, use the form on this page.

Participation

The table below shows giving for Fiscal Year 2018, July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

 Class Giving
July 2017 - June 2018
Class members* 698
Donors 89
Participation rate 12.8% 
Total Giving $ 319,510

* Indicates the number of class members for whom we have valid contact information.

Our Scholarship Fund

Our scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need. Preference is given to children of graduates of the class of 1985. The scholarship is renewable to this student as long as the student performs satisfactorily. 

The Class of 1985 Scholarship has a balance1 of $88,603.30 and has awarded $9,000 to 6 students in the last 5 years. 

1 Balance as of 6/30/2015. This scholarship is endowed.

Making it Happen

As part of reunion activities in past years, the class of 1985 endowed a scholarship that has since helped students to make the most of a wonderful opportunity to attend St. Thomas. Below is a note of gratitude from a recent recipient!

“Thank you so much. I have been looking forward to my college experience at St. Thomas. It has been everything I hoped for academically and socially. I know that I made the right choice for me.

I can’t express how much this scholarship helps me as I navigate through financial obligations and the coursework loads that I have taken on.

I am grateful and honored to be the recipient of this scholarship. I will do my best to excel academically!”


Thomas ’18

As this endowed scholarship increases in size with additional annual contributions as well as investment income, more Tommies will be able to benefit from the generosity of alumni of the class of 1985. Alumni know firsthand the value of a St. Thomas education, and the university's goal is to put that opportunity within reach for all academically qualified students. Reunion giving helps the effort!

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Alumni provide critical resources to St. Thomas, and through their philanthropy, every year they show new students what it looks like to give back and pursue the common good. We gratefully acknowledge alumni who gave financial gifts last fiscal year in support of a St. Thomas education.

Superscript numerals indicate cumulative years of giving. * – Deceased | P – President’s Leadership Giving Society | F – Finn Legacy Society | M – Moskalik Loyalty Giving Society | All gifts made during fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)

1985

Gifts Raised: $408,452
Class Participation: 10.33%

$2,500 and Above
Luigi Bernardi (9) P M
Michael D. Goettl (10) P
Timothy A. Haugen (16) P M
Paul L. Karon (11) P
Virginia A. (Hubbard) Morris (4) P M
Mark T. Nicklawske (12) P
Michael A. Sirek (21) P M
Sheri L. Wright (24) P M

$1,000 - $2,499
John F. Bannigan (20) P F M
Thomas F. Corley (6) P
Paul E. Hodapp (7) P F M
Michele A. Hren (12) P M
Margaret M. Kennedy (7) P
Theresa A. Kuplic (24) P M
Brian P. McEnaney (19) P
Lynn M. Meredith (7) P M
Beth M. (Doyle) Murphy (16) P M
Nancy A. (Heither) Peterson (17) P
Michael J. Ruhland (11) P M
Bonnie G. Treacy (10) P F M
John C. Treacy (10) P F M

$500 - $999
H. Todd Czachor (16) M
Mary S. (Schoenberg) Czachor (16) M
John P. Lorbiecki (15) M
Timothy P. McConville (11) F M
Jayne M. (Theis) Ness, M.D.,Ph.D. (23)
Nancy A. (Giesler) Schneider (19)
William J. Schneider (19)
Lucy A. Sullivan (19) M
Richard K. Swanson (14)

$250 - $499
Kathleen M. Brophy Lopiano (22)
Kevin J. Franklin (12)
Rev. Kevin C. Louis, S.T.L. (13) M
James A. Paulson (17) M
Anastasia H. (Heinen) Peters (14) M
Karen W. (Williams) Radtke (21) M
Dean P. Ribich (13)
Kristine H. Schneider (19) M
Dean M. Villella (7)
Suzanne C. Vogrin, C.P.A. (25)

Up to $249 
Susan M. (Becker) Austin (4)
Lisa Austin-Thibodeau (2)
Kelly S. (Suel) Bishop (8)
William D. Bosshardt, Jr., Ph.D. (20)
Mark C. Bratland (5)
Darcel K. Brommer (5) M
Capt. Brian E. Burke (13) M
Anthony L. Bussmann (2)
Nancy T. Coffeen (8) M
Jill M. Cook (5)
Paul M. Cowan (1)
Susan L. Dorle (1)
Margret O. Erlandson (21)
Jennifer L. Gibson (7)
Robert H. Gilbert Jr. (24) M
Richard L. Giovannetti (5) M
Tracy M. Gliori (6)
Donna B. (Beeson) Hoelke (18) M
Gary R. Huelsmann (8)
Scott J. Ingalls (4)
Stephen J. Jameson, M.D. (21) M
Michael T. Kasner (17) M
Sean L. Kennedy (25)
Mark E. Kinsella (3)
Lorianne M. Konerza (19)

Jennifer O. Kramer (8)
Roxanne M. Lackas (21)
John R. LaFrance (18) M
William J. Lauer (19)
William A. LeMire (12)
Elizabeth C. Lentsch (16) M
Timothy J. MacDonell (4)
Geraldine M. Mahre (26)
Greg J. Marshall (7)
Terese M. (Cooper) Mascotti (11) M
Mark C. Mathiasen (10) M
Lt. John W. McDonald (1)
Earl J. McGovern II (1)
Steven A. Menard (14) M
Kevin A. Mencke (3)
Mary Anne C. (Doyle) Morris (5)
Sheliah B. Mulvaney (18) M
Mary P. Needham Turek (17)
Mark J. Ogren (9) M
Timothy A. Palmer, C.F.A. (28)
Paul E. Pechacek (26)
Sandra L. Posten (4) M
Mary M. Rausch (20) M
Luis Rosario Jr. (7) M
Kathleen M. (Spethmann) Schultz (7)
John M. Schumacher (12)
Suzanne M. Sheridan (25)
Mark F. Sullivan (1)
David D. Taufen (4) M
Randall C. Thysse (3) M
Thomas G. Traxler (6)
Dr. Gregory S. Vandeberg (22) M
William D. Venne (27)
Cynthia L. Vetsch (2)
Lisa A. Voit (6)
Peter J. Wareham (20) M
Mary E. (Ramirez) Weiser, Ph.D. (11) M
Dr. Michael S. Wilson (11) M