175th Anniversary Events
JUNE 25, 2016
FOUNDER'S DAY MASS AT THE UNIVERSITY CHURCH
On June 25, Fr. Devron was joined by concelebrants Fr. Ken Boller, SJ and Fr. Joe Parkes, SJ, and other members of the Prep community. The dedication and blessing of the new entrance and lobby followed.
September 17, 2016
CELEBRATORY ANNIVERSARY MASS AT THE BASILICA OF ST. PATRICK’S OLD CATHEDRAL
The Principal Celebrant was The Very Reverend John Cecero, SJ, Provincial of the U.S. Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus and our Homilist was Rev. Thomas Scirghi, SJ, Rector of the Fordham Jesuit Community. Concelebrants with Fr. Devron, SJ included Fr. Ken Boller, SJ, Fr. Ray Sweitzer, SJ, Fr. Stan O' Konsky, SJ, and Prep Trustee Fr. Chuck Frederico, SJ. A brunch at India House followed with an update on the 175th Anniversary Campaign.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
President’s Reception & Dinner
Held at the Water Club in Manhattan, the event featured Fr. Devron’s “State of the Prep” with student speaker Matthew Diaz ’18 speaking about his experiences in Australia as a member of the Prep’s Global Exchange Program. Thank you to our donors and to Water Club owner Buzzy O'Keefe '56 for a wonderful evening!
OCTOBER 8, 2016
Prep Trustee and CIA graduate Fr. Chuck Frederico, SJ hosted a private tour of the grounds of The Culinary Institute of America, formerly the Jesuit novitiate St. Andrew-on-Hudson, followed by Mass and a luncheon.
OCTOBER 18, 2016
Ach du lieber! Fordham Prep celebrated Oktoberfest at Bierhaus NYC with a German style party.
November 12, 2016
Over 100 football fans came to the Prep's Pregame Reception at Yankee Stadium last Saturday as Fordham University played Holy Cross for the Ram-Crusader Cup.
NOVEMBER 24, 2016
Thousands of Fordham Prep fans came out to the annual Turkey Bowl game against Xavier to see the Rams come back from a late 4th quarter deficit to defeat the Knights, 21-18. The game wasn't the only victory for the Prep as the school beat Xavier in the Turkey Bowl Challenge, a competition between the two schools as to which school could get the most donations from the Classes of 2002 to 2016. Xavier High School President Jack Raslowsky presented Fr. Christopher Devron, SJ a gift in commemoration of the Prep’s 175th Anniversary.
February 28, 2017
WALL STREET FORUM
Nearly 150 Fordham Prep alumni, parents, and friends gathered at the Harvard Club for this year's Wall Street Forum. This year's featured speaker was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ConEdison, John McAvoy '76. Mr. McAvoy spoke about the upcoming changes and challenges facing the energy industry.
March 11, 2017
Ronan Tynan in Concert
Nearly 900 Fordham Prep alumni, parents, and friends gathered at Fordham Prep to hear world renowned Irish tenor Ronan Tynan perform in the Leonard Theatre at Fordham Prep. The performance also featured actor Dominic Chianese, who performed a medley of songs. Thank you to all who attended, especially our event sponsors!
MARCH 17, 2017
Nearly 150 alumni, parents, students, faculty and their families gathered to march with the Prep in New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. A brunch was offered at The Harvard Club, close to our step off point on West 45th Street.
April 2, 2017
Representatives of the entire Prep community came together in the Leonard Theatre on Sunday, April 2nd for for Racial Justice, A Gospel Invitation and Challenge, sponsored by America Media and Fordham Preparatory School, a presentation featuring exciting conversation between Fr. Bryan Massingale, Dr. Natalia Imperatori-Lee and Juan Carlos Polanco ’95, moderated by Maurice Timothy Reidy ’93.
APRIL 29, 2017
Thank you to all our alumni -- over 350 strong -- who returned to Fordham Prep last Saturday for a great day (and night) of laughter, fun, and good cheer with some of their oldest and dearest friends and teachers. We're delighted you got to see all the great things going on at the Prep today.
May 10, 2017
The Cabana Room was filled with a fantastic mix of current, past, and future parents, along with alumni ranging from the classes of 1960 through 2001, which speaks to the special commitment and life-long connections alumni and parents have with Fordham Prep. By investing in our future -- through your support of the Endowment Fund for tuition and scholarship assistance -- you have helped ensure that the Prep will remain a bastion of faith, scholarship, and service for the next 175 years.
JUNE 13, 2017
Fordham Prep 22nd Annual Golf & Tennis Outing
Thank you to the over 120 alumni, parents and friends who enjoyed a beautiful (but hot!) day of golf and tennis at the Fordham Prep outing at Quaker Ridge Golf Club on Tuesday, June 13 to support the Prep's Annual Scholarship Fund.
JUNE 24, 2017
Fordham Prep closed its 175th Anniversary Year with the Mass of the Solemnity of the Nativity of John the Baptist. This solemnity, which the Church celebrates on June 24, is the exact day that Archbishop John Hughes founded Fordham Prep.