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Inductees Q-Z

William J. Reidy

Class of 1959

Father of Two Prep Graduates

Vincent Richards

Class of 1920

Olympic Medalist, Tennis

Thomas D. Rizzo, MD

Class of 1949

Physician & Orthopedic Surgeon
Former Member, Prep Board of Trustees
Father of Five Prep Graduates

James S. Rowen VII Class of 1982

Fordham Prep Board of Trustees for 7 years (3 as chair)
Driving force of the Prep's backfield (Rowen Field)
Founder of the Great Ignatian Challenge
Founder of the Ignatian Social Justice tournament
CEO of Renaissance Technologies

Norbert W. Sander Jr., MD

Class of 1960

Winner, New York City Marathon
Founder, Armory Foundation, New York

Vincent E. Scully

Class of 1944


Col. Robert Gould Shaw


Commander, US Infantry, Civil War

Rev. Arthur V. Shea, SJ


Prep Prefect of Discipline/
Dean of Students (1920-1924;1931-1965)

The Sisters of Charity
    Sr Mary Clement Cahill, SC
    Sr. Constantia Hull, SC
    Sr. Anaclete Kane, SC
    Sr. Susan Knott, SC
    Sr. Mary Basilia McCann, SC
    Sr. Mary Theophilia Posey, SC
    Sr. Redempta Ziegler, SC/Frances Leddy
    Sr. Hieronymo O’Brien, SC/SSJ


Prep Nurses & Housekeeping Staff (1841-1846)
Foundress, Orphange & Industrial School, Brooklyn, NY
Assistant Mother General, Sisters of Charity of NY
Foundress, Order, School & Orphange, Halifax, NSCivil War Nurse
Foundress, St Mary's Hsptl & Indstrial School, Roch, NY

Rev. Russell J. Sloun, SJ


Prep Teacher & Assistant Headmaster (1973-1985)

Michael K. Stanton Sr., JD

Class of 1950

Village Justice, Elmsford, NY
Community Organizer
Former Member, Prep Board of Trustees
Father of Three Prep Graduates

August A. Stellwag

Class of 1949

Prep Librarian, School Historian & Archivist (1970-2010)

George H. “Snuffy” Stirnweiss

Class of 1936

Professional Baseball Player

Rev. Charles D. Sullivan, SJ


Prep Teacher & Coach (1970-2017)

Sean P. Tallon, FDNY

Class of 1992

WTC Hero

Hon. Paul A. Victor, JD

Class of 1950

Supreme Court Justice, New York State
Judge, Civil Court of New York City
Community Organizer
Father of a Prep Graduate

Eduardo R. Vilaro Class of 1982 Dancer; Choreographer
Director, Ballet Hispánico, New York, NY
Founder, Luna Negra Dance Theater, Chicago, IL
Advisor, National Endowment for the Arts & NYS Council on the Arts

Lt. Col. Nicholas J. Visconti

Class of 1988

 Lt. Col., US Marine Corps

John J. Vrionis

Class of 1964

Aviator, US Navy
Community Organizer

Charles Melton Walcot Jr.

Class of 1857

Stage Actor
Silent Film Actor
Founder, Fordham Theater
"Father of Fordham Dramatics"

Brendan Walsh Class of 1960 Humanitarian
Co-Founder, Viva House, Baltimore, MD

James J. Walsh, MD, PhD, ScD

Class of 1880

Prep Teacher (1884-1886)
Physician, Historian, Author
Founder, Fordham University Press

Martin J. Waters, Jr. Class of 1957 Created the "Unwired Networks" concept and process in TV advertising
Served on the Hall of Honor Nominating Committee
Member of the Prep's Board of Trustees from 1985-1990
Named "Alumnus of the Year" in 1994
Paul D. Williams Class of 1956 Volunteer Officer, Prep Development & Finance Offices (2003-2016)
Human Resources Executive, Various Industries
Member, Board of Trustees (1994-2000)

Hon. C. Malcolm Wilson 

Class of 1929

Former Governor of New York State
Former Member, Prep Board of Trustees

Rev. Victor R. Yanitelli, SJ

Class of 1933

Prep Teacher (1941-1943)
President, Saint Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ

George J. Zambetti Jr., MD

Class of 1968

Physician & Orthopedic Surgeon
Prep Team Physician (1981-present)