Doug Ternik, Athletic Director of Providence Catholic High School announced the school’s latest members of the Green and White Hall of Fame. This year’s Hall of Fame honorees are Rachel (Repiscak) Ellingson ’90 (Volleyball); Dawn Gura ’88 (Basketball/Softball/Volleyball); Tavaras Hardy ’98 (Basketball); John Martin ’88 (Football); Joe Schley ’95 (Baseball/Football); Ray Valek ’75 (Track & Field); Keith Healy (Wrestling Coach 1993-current) and Dr. Mukund Komanduri (Benefactor/Team Physician).
The Green and White Hall of Fame was initiated in 2005 to recognize outstanding athletes, teams, coaches and benefactors who have participated in and contributed to the rich athletic history of Providence Catholic High School, which currently includes 26 state championship titles.
The school will host the 10th Annual Green and White Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday, April 11, in the school’s Sacred Heart Gymnasium to honor the recipients. This event is open to the public. Tickets are $35 per guest or $250 per table of eight, which includes dinner ($40 per guest at the door). Cocktails will be served at 6 pm (cash bar) followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Following dinner, there will be a special presentation honoring the inductees.
Providence is a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory Augustinian high school located on 75 acres in New Lenox. A dedicated and caring faculty and staff integrate the core Augustinian values of truth, unity and love into all dimensions of student life. A demanding curriculum, inclusive service programs, competitive athletics and comprehensive extracurricular offerings challenge students in a safe and nurturing environment. Our most recent graduates earned scholarships valued at nearly $28 million dollars. These seniors performed in excess of 20,000 hours of community service during their high school careers. In addition, Providence Catholic has 26 state championship titles; the most among private high schools in the state of Illinois.