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Livingthe Mission

We are proud of our students, parents, alumni, staff, and community supporters. Read more about the various awards we bestow upon our deserving supporters.

2016 Award Recipients

Award Recipients

Edgewood honored the recipients of the 2016 Living the Mission Awards and members of the Crusader Court of donors on October 9 at Nakoma Golf Club. Back row: Jim Imhoff, Jr. ’62 (Servant Heart Award), Mary Klein (Alumni Appreciation Award), Cathy Shaughnessy (25 Years Teaching), Joe Boucher (Athletic Hall of Fame); Front row: Diana Shulla-Cose ’84 (Dominican Award for Service to Humanity), Franz Backus (Fine Arts Hall of Fame), Mike Elliott (President) and Mekel Wiederholt Meier ’93 (Mazzuchelli Award for Service to Christian Education). Not pictured: Craig Claussen and Maureen Moravchik (25 Years Teaching) and Carol Markos (Alumni Appreciation Award).

Alumni Appreciation Award

Presented to persons who are not alumni but who have an outstanding record of service to EHS through volunteerism, support, and other community service. Examples of qualifying individuals include teachers, parents of alumni, former faculty, donors, and so on. 

Dominican Award for Service to Humanity

Presented to Edgewood graduates whose lives have been distinguished by outstanding service to the community and parish, reflecting one or more of the values of truth, justice, compassion, partnership, and community. 

Mazzuchelli Award for Service to Christian Education

Presented to Edgewood graduates who have made valuable contributions in the promotion and implementation of Christian education through scholarship, financial assistance, volunteer service, or employment.

Athletics Association Hall of Fame

Honors former EHS athletes (usually at least 10 years after high school), coaches/administrators, and friends of Edgewood Athletics who have contributed significantly to Crusader history by their performance, accomplishments, or contributions of time, talent, and/or treasure.

Fine Arts Hall of Fame

We are proud to recognize our alumni, staff members, and community members for their outstanding achievements and support in the fine arts. Awardees include:

  • a graduate who participates in art, dance, drama, music, or writing while a student; is currently an arts professional, committed amateur, or educator; has made a significant contribution or shown high commitment to the fine arts; and has been in his or her field for at least 10 years
  • a faculty member who has inspired love for fine arts in students, contributed significantly to a fine arts program or curriculum, and served as a role model for students and EHS community
  • anyone who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to EHS fine arts through volunteerism, financial support, or enthusiastic promotion

    Servant Heart Award

    Grounded in an occurrence captured for us in the Holy Gospel of St. John. Each year on Thursday of Holy Week, we hear the story and witness the reenactment of the Washing of the Feet. This ceremony provides a powerful image. Equally powerful are the words of Jesus as he washes the feet of his disciples: "You call me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am. If then, your Lord and Teacher have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you." At the core of this beautiful Gospel story are love, humility and service. So too are these the core of the Servant Heart Award. Edgewood High School staff and administration chooses the recipient of this award.