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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were forced to cancel our Knights of Honor and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which was to be held in April of 2020. The new date is February 26, 2022. The NDHS News Briefs will include a monthly feature spotlighting our honorees leading up to the 2022 Induction Ceremony.

Knights of Honor Inductees

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  • Joe Allegretti, Jr. '82

    The son of Helen and Joe Allegretti, Sr. ’56, Joe and siblings Mike ’82, Maura ’90 and Jim ’92 attended ND while their father Joe Sr. was the President of the NDHS Board of Directors and pioneering the future of the school with a co-education. Joe Sr. was the first recipient of the Knight of Honor award in 2000. Joe graduated from Santa Clara University where he met his wife Kelly. He returned to the Valley to work for Allegretti and Company and started a family with Kelly. Their children Adrianna ’07, Anthony ’10, and Melanie ’12 were third generation Allegretti graduates of ND. Joe served for 10 years on the NDHS Board of Directors 2007-16, the final two years as Chairman. During his Board tenure the Br. Robert Hampton, CSC, Science Center was completed and many improvements that were part of the Light the Way campaign (2010-16) were achieved. He still serves on the school’s Board Planning Committee, which has recently completed a new master plan for future capital improvements. Joe has continued his father’s legacy of ND leadership, vision and support and has left his own personal fingerprints on the school’s 21st-century success.
  • Rob Thomas

    Rob has been a teacher, coach, athletic trainer, sound/tech director, ASB Director, administrator and parent for the past 38 years. Rob's contributions are countless and the time he has spent at ND in service to our students is probably unmatched by anyone. His dedication and loyalty to ND is legendary. A special note of gratitude to Rob's wife Midge and son Luke '17 for sharing their husband/father with ND for all these years.
  • Stubblefield Family

    Richard and Colleen Stubblefield, along with their 6 young children, moved to California in 1964 to a house on Woodman Avenue directly across the street from Notre Dame. They enrolled their three boys, Barry ’74, Rick ’75, and Greg ’77 in ND where they were very active student-athletes. All three later graduated from UC schools. During the boys’ years at Notre Dame Colleen was a leader of the Altar Society and a team mother while Richard was a stalwart volunteer with the Men’s Club. Both volunteered each year at the Notre Dame carnival, the school’s big fundraiser at the time. The three Stubblefield girls, Denise, Molly, and Maggie, attended local all-girls Catholic schools yet spent a lot of time at Notre Dame attending sporting events and dances. As parents, Maggie and her husband Karl enrolled their children Lea ’13 and Kaven as next-generation siblings. Lea was active in Dance Flags and Kaven in the ND Irish Knight Band. Molly and her husband Bryan enrolled their son Raymond ’14 who was an active student-athlete and a four-year football letter. In 2013 Richard and Greg Stubblefield contributed a naming gift for the renovation of the school library, the Barry Stubblefield Library, in memory of their deceased brother who died tragically in a skiing accident in 2005. In 2017-18 the Stubblefield brothers led a critical fundraising effort for new turf, track and lights at the ND stadium inspired by their fond memories of marching onto the football field alongside their teammates while the band played ‘Cheer, cheer for old Notre Dame…’
  • Greenfield Family

    Phil and Kathy Greenfield enrolled seven boys (Jeff '79, Dave '80, James '82, Bob '85, Brian '87, Mike '90, Matt '92), more children/boys than any other family on record. Their boys participated in numerous sports (two or more each per year), excelling at many of them. Phil and Kathy attended more than 1,000 ND games, debates, plays, musicals, and student government events and were fixtures at ND for two decades. Kathy was a leader in the Altar Society (later the Holy Cross Mothers Guild) and chaired several fashion shows. Phil was similarly a leader in the Men’s Club (later the Athletic Boosters). Kathy passed away in 2016 and will be recognized posthumously. The Greenfield boys established an ND endowed scholarship fund in 2014 in honor of their parents and contribute annually to it continuing the family tradition of support and love for ND.

Hall of Fame Inductees

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  • Christy (Parker) Shinnick '87

    Christy was a CIF champion swimmer and also starred on the volleyball and basketball teams.
  • Jabbar Craigwell '94

    Jabbar was a two-time All-CIF football player and leader of championship teams as a junior and senior.
  • Kai Forbath '06

    Kai was a two-time All-CIF kicker on the ND football team. He was an All-American college player and Lou Groza NCAA Kicker of the Year winner at UCLA and has been an NFL kicker for the past eight seasons (with Washington, New Orleans, Minnesota, and Jacksonville).
  • Coach Joe McNab

    Coach McNab is one of the most successful track coaches in CIF Southern section history (as well as California state history). His track team won a state championship in 2012 (with two state runner-ups in 2006 and 2013), 10 CIF titles with 8 runner-up finishes. He has coached 8 state champion track athletes. Joe was named 2009 California Coaches Association Boys Track and Field Coach of the Year and has been named several times LA Daily News and LA Times Track Coach of the Year. He is also one of the most successful assistant varsity football coaches in CIF Southern Section history leading the Knights' defense for the past 38 years winning 18 league titles, four CIF titles (including the 2004 state champion team) and three CIF runner-up finishes. Joe's wife Neezer has been an active and leading supporter of Knight teams (and the Holy Cross Mothers Guild) and sons Matt '13 and Ryan '16 were top players on Joe's Knight football defenses.

Past Honorees - Knights of Honor

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  • 2017

    Kevin Rooney
    Brother Ephraim O’Dwyer, C.S.C.
    Monsignor Harry Meade
    Father Patrick James O’Mahony
  • 2016

    Brother Charles Anderson, C.S.C.
    Brother Rupert Poudrier, C.S.C.
    Stephanie Connelly
  • 2015

    William Wade
    The Poyer Family
  • 2014

    Eric and Suzy Stromsborg
    Richard Hill
  • 2013

    Rex and Maureen Rawlinson and the Fritz B. Burns Foundation 
  • 2012

    Jeff and Libby Ames
  • 2011

    Ron Renaud ‘64
  • 2010

    John Combes
  • 2009

    Brother William C. Nick, C.S.C. 
  • 2008

    Jamie Dixon ‘83
    Maggie Dixon ‘95
  • 2007

    Roger Casey ’58
  • 2006

    Father John Bitterman, S.S.
    Terry Donahue ‘62
  • 2005

    Brother John Dobrogowski, C.S.C.
    Robert Wetzel ‘52 
  • 2004

    Brother Gerald Comeau, C.S.C.
    Michael Minkler ‘70 
  • 2003

    Brother John Doran, C.S.C.
    Jeanette Martinez ‘92
    Paul Sunderland ‘70
  • 2002

    Carl Abato ‘62
    James Amato ‘55
    Brother Richard Daly, C.S.C.,’57
    Daniel Donahue ’59
  • 2001

    Daniel Koenig ‘66
    Michael Mullen ‘64
    The Parker Family
                      Larry ‘61
                      Michael ‘62
                      Dennis ‘63
                      Peter ‘69
                      Warren and Anna
    Brother Nivard Meichtry, C.S.C.
  • 2000

    Joe Allegretti ‘56
    Kenneth Banks ‘55
    Philip “Flip” Smith ‘64
    William Tooley ‘52
    Tim Viole ‘51
    Brother Robert Hampton, C.S.C.

Past Honorees - Hall of Fame

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  • 2017

    Kevin Rooney
    John “Jack” Intlekofer ‘62
    Steve Ramirez ‘72
    Steve Cottrell ‘80
    Tom Stillwell ‘93
    Melissa Rubey ‘98
    Nick Folk ‘02
  • 2016

    Pete Cassidy ‘52
    John Bowen ‘54
    Jack Kirby ‘54
    Tom Dalton ‘56
    Bill Gregory ‘57
    Howard Smith ‘59
    Larry Walker ‘60
    Dave Martin ‘61
    Mike Alexander ‘71
    Rocco “Rocky” Palamara, Jr. ‘85
    Mary Strong ‘91
    1953-1954 Varsity Basketball Team
    1994 CIF Championship Football Team
  • 2015

    Jim Barrett ’52
    Gary Gierok ’57
    Brian Beauchemin ’62
    John Herbst ’63
    John Babcock ’73
    Bob Mandeville ’80
    John Simic ’84
    Sarah Morgan Farnham ’98
    Sierra Hauser-Price ’01
  • 2014

    Dick Runyan ’51
    Bill Vaughan ’53
    Jim Donckels ’61
    Joe McEveety ’72
    Victor Trujillo ’79
    Michelle Hall ’94
    1993 CIF Champion Boys Basketball Team
  • 2013

    Tony Salas ‘57
    Bud Fabian ‘69
    Escamillo Viltz ‘78
    Nigel Miguel ‘80
    Chris Sailer ‘95
    Travis Johnson ‘00
    Garrett Green ‘06 
  • 2012

    Walt Gurasich ‘54
    Fred Carpenter ‘56
    Joe Borella ‘61
    Chris Vella ‘69
    1975 CIF Championship Track Team
    Jack McDowell ‘84
    Shannon (Tuttle) Genova ‘92
    Justin Fargas ‘98
    Al Alcala (coach) 
  • 2011

    Larry Deisinger ’59
    Dave Kopay ’60
    Lee Danielsen ’62
    Bill Stifter ’62
    Greg Goossen ’64
    Tim Foli ’68
    John Vella ’68
    Gordy Ceresino ’75
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