Past Award Honorees

In its annual Discovery Award, Sacred Heart University is privileged to invite the community to recognize and celebrate the gifts of caring and accomplished people. These exceptional men and women embody the exalted tradition of this University in their lives. They represent a wide diversity of professions but hold in common a passion for excellence and a tireless devotion to their fellow citizens. Each is truly an educator showing by example the inestimable value of learning, leadership, and service.

2013
Charles V. Firlotte 

2012
Teresa Ressel

2011
Cindi Bigelow
Robert Dilenschneider

2010
Larry Kudlow
Charles Gasparino
Monsignor Kevin Wallin

2009
Kerry Kennedy
Lidia Mattichio Bastianich

2008
Deborah Norville
John Ratzenberger
Dr. Anthony J. Cernera

2007
Bill Conaty
Susan St. James

2006
Ginny Costello
James J. Costello
Bonnie Hammer

2005
John A. Klein
Mario J. Gabelli

2004
Dr. Edmond Israel
Most Reverend William E. Lori, D.D., S.T.D.
Honorable R. James Nicholson
Suzanne Nicholson

2003
Joseph Abboud
Robert M. Devlin
Congressman Christopher Shays

2002
Al Barber
Gina J. Barber
Dean C. Borgman and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Bill, Ed and Jack Mitchell

2001
Hubert J. Schlafly, Jr.
Robert D. Scinto ’71
Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld, D.B.A.
Governor John G. Rowland
State of Connecticut Funding for Education