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Alumni Profile: Gery Nietupski (‘78)

Alumni Profile: Gery Nietupski (‘78)

John Santone, Senior Editor March 25, 2024

Cathedral Prep has a reputation for turning students into exemplary members of society, and very few embody this as well as Gery Nietupski. As part of the graduating class of 1978, which Mr. Nietupski...

Alumni Profile: Eric Simora (92)

Alumni Profile: Eric Simora (’92)

March 12, 2024

Eric Simora graduated from Cathedral Prep in 1992. Simora chose to go to Prep because he had three older brothers that attended Prep, and he felt Prep had the best education available. His favorite thing...

Alumni Profile: Mr. Greg Dufala (‘98)

Alumni Profile: Mr. Greg Dufala (‘98)

Lindsay Armanini, Staff Writer March 11, 2024

Mr. Greg Dufala, Cathedral Prep graduate from the class of 1998, has found great success in his life. Whether it be on the Prep football field, on the gridiron at Duke University, in the professional realm...

Alumni Profile: Rex Riley (‘16)

Alumni Profile: Rex Riley (‘16)

Josie Dufala, Staff Writer March 11, 2024

Rex Riley’s legacy at Prep can be seen on the walls of the David M. Hallman III Aquatics Center. An all-star swimmer and water polo player, Riley is a part of the class of 2016. Riley first became interested...

Alumni Profile: Patrick Kabasinski (15)

Alumni Profile: Patrick Kabasinski (’15)

Kwame Anim-Somuah, Director of Public Relations March 8, 2024

Last year, in my Business, Law, and Ethics class, I was blessed with the opportunity to hear from a Cathedral Prep alumni (and brother of Prep science teacher Ms. Kelly Kabasinski) and was so inspired...

Alumni Profile: Mrs. Katie Dufala (‘98)

Alumni Profile: Mrs. Katie Dufala (‘98)

Dominick Scarpino, Managing Editor March 7, 2024

Mrs. Katie Dufala graduated from Villa Maria Academy in 1998. Together with her husband Greg, they have four children together. Mrs. Dufala currently works as an accountant with a focus on tax preparation...

Alumni Profile: Joe DiNicola (99)

Alumni Profile: Joe DiNicola (’99)

Aubrey Hoetzel, Staff Writer March 6, 2024

Joe DiNicola an alumni from Cathedral Prep who graduated back in 1999. His years at Prep were full of excitement, fun, and happiness. He experienced so many opportunities for the future ahead of him. All...

Alumni Profile: Hadeer Kamel (11)

Alumni Profile: Hadeer Kamel (’11)

Kendra Piotrowski, Multimedia Coordinator April 6, 2023

For my alumni, I choose Hadeer Kamel. He is a good family friend and a person who I look up to. I have known him for about five years and through the five years I was and still am inspired by all his accomplishments. Kamel...

Alumni Profile: Kevin Daeschner (92)

Alumni Profile: Kevin Daeschner (’92)

Gabe Allegretto, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

The legacy of the Daeschner family is one that runs deep within the roots of Prep. Kevin Daeschner, son of the former German teacher, Mr. Rolf Daeschner, is a graduate of the class of 1992. He now leads...

Alumni Profile: Pete Tellers (91)

Alumni Profile: Pete Tellers (’91)

Matt Kalie, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

Pete Tellers and my father meet each other in grade school and became best friends. Tellers graduated from Cathedral Prep in 1991. He attended the University of Pittsburgh and graduated from there four...

Alumni Profile: William Lewis (17)

Alumni Profile: William Lewis (’17)

Henry Abercrombie, Staff Writer March 23, 2023

Mr. Will Lewis graduated from Cathedral Prep in 2017. He has fulfilled many roles throughout his life at Prep—and onwards. At Prep, he was a student among his fellow peers. Now, he works on a ship for...

Alumni Profile: William Kelly Jr. (83)

Alumni Profile: William Kelly Jr. (’83)

Luke Costello, Multimedia Coordinator March 22, 2023

“Prep: four of the best years of my life," said William Kelly Jr, a lawyer from Erie, Pa., and a Cathedral Prep alumni from the class of 1983. Growing up I have looked up to many people, and one of...

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