2012 Homecoming Mass & Reception Photo Gallery Edgar L. Dooky Chase III 67 2012 Alumnus of the Year Sunday, October 21, 2012 Chapel of the North American Martyrs /Student Commons
Dooky Chase, Alumnus of the Year 2012, with his mother, Leah Chase
The Jesuit M.C.J.R.O.T.C. Color Guard begins the procession up the center aisle in the Chapel of the North American Martyrs.
The 50-year graduates from the Class of 1962
The 25-year graduates from the Class of 1987
Cross bearer Tom Perrien 62 with candle bearers John McMahon 87 and George Papale 62.
Ms. Kate Arthur directs the Jesuit chorus.
Jesuit president Fr. Raymond Fitzgerald, S.J. presents Dooky Chase with the F. Edward Hebert Award as the 2012 outstanding alumnus.
Dooky Chase addresses fellow Blue Jays.
Jesuits Alumnus of the Year receives a standing ovation.
Rocky Daigle 85 is recognized for his service to Jesuit as president of the Alumni Association.
Ed Mazoue 62 and his classmates each received a diploma on the 50-year anniversary of their graduation.
Brother Larry Huck 87 and his classmates each received a J pin marking the 25-year anniversary of their graduation
Blue Jays who graduated 10 years ago with the Class of 2002 are recognized.
Dooky Chase is congratulated by Milton Retif, Sr. 51, who was the 1993 Alumnus of the Year.
A trio of Alumni of the Year: Kevin Heigle 69 (2009) and Bob Talbot 55 (1996) congratulate the newest honoree.
Dooky Chase and Jesuit admissions director Bret Hanemann 85
Cardell Ross, Jr. 96 has a word with Fr. Fitzgerald and the honoree.
Moon Landrieu 48, who was the 13th Alumnus of the Year in 1970, congratulates the 55th honoree.
Trevor Chase, Jr. gives his grandfather a middle high five.
The Chase Family gathers on the altar for a portrait with the honoree. From left: Travis Chase, his wife Chastity, and their daughters Caitlin and Zoλ; Ava (daughter of Trevor), Trevor Chase, and Trevor, Jr.; Dooky and his wife Alva; Dookys parents Leah and Edgar, Jr. (also Dooky); standing far right and back are Dookys son Edgar IV with his wife Gretchen and their daughter Sidney. Edgar IV, whose nickname is Dook, is a Blue Jay graduate of the Class of 2000. His older twin brothers, Travis and Trevor, are alumni of St. Augustine High School.
Terry Billings 74, Richard Bordelon 74, and Rocky Daigle 85
Jason Giaccone (far right) is a music teacher and co-moderator of the Blue Jay Marching Band. He rounded up four seniors to help provide the Jazz for the reception in the Commons. From left are Nick Rosato (piano), Ian Rohr (bass), George Neyrey (drums), and Zach Lannes (alto sax).
Bobbby Fraiche 63 (left) and Jack Dardis 59 congratulate Dooky Chase as Fr. Norman ONeal, S.J. looks on.
Father & Son: Bob Weiss 62 and Rob Weiss 87 just happen to fall in the 50 and 25-year anniversary classes, respectively. Rob teaches math and social studies at Jesuit.
Tommy Moran 86, Bob Bartlett 75, and Jesuit principal Mike Giambelluca 82
John Ryan 70 with his nephews, seniors Austin (left) and Alex Ryan.
A foursome from the Class of 65: Wayne Thomas, Rich Gonzales, Walter Zehner, and Ashton Ryan, who was the 2002 Alumnus of the Year.
The Kitchen Brothers: Phil 58 and Tom 65
Mike Barry 61, Wayne Gillette 61, and Frank Barry 67
Father & Son: Pepι Lafourcade 90 and Emile Lafourcade 60
Among the last to stop talking were Jim Donelon 61, Wayne Fontana 69, Nick Lorusso 85, and Ron Drez 58.
Dooky Chase, Jesuits 2012 Alumnus of the Year, with family and friends.