Xavier Magazine

Taking a Bow

The national alumni association handed out several awards this spring, including the following:

Honor: The Father Finn Award for graduating seniors who exemplify the qualities of Francis J. Finn, S.J., who wrote about spiritual values, leadership and breadth of interest in his books.

Recipient: David Endres, whose activities on campus included St. Vincent de Paul Society, Alpha Sigma Nu honor society, eucharistic minister and Students for Life.

Honor: The Distinguished Alumnus Award for alumni who have given outstanding service to the University and/or society and whose life reflects Jesuit morals and ethical values.

Recipient: Donald P. Klekamp, Class of 1954, who earned his law degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1957 and is a senior partner in the Cincinnati law firm of Keating, Muething & Klekamp. Organizations he’s served include the Cincinnati Citizens Police Association, the National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families, and Citizens for Community Values.

Honor: The Sister Mary Virginia Sullivan Award for Edgecliff College alumni for outstanding service to the college, the church, family, the arts, politics or charitable organizations.

Recipient: Adele Gratsch Lippert, Edgecliff Class of 1954, who served as assistant campus minister for Ursuline Academy from 1987-1992, was a docent for the Cincinnati Art Museum, served on the board of Working in Neighborhoods and volunteered at Birthright of Cincinnati.

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