O'Dea High School

Alumni News

O’Dea Alumni seem to be everywhere, making positive impacts in their communities and with their families. Here are just some of our more recent accomplishments or momentous occasions from our graduated Fighting Irish:

Zenon Thornton ’90 is serving as the Area Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in the Richland, WA area. FCA’s vision is, “To see the world transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.”

Patrick Lavin ’99, and wife, Lindsay, celebrated the birth of their second child, son, Thomas John, on April 15th.

Anthony Palacpac ’05, celebrated the sacrament of marriage with wife, Kim, in Kihei, Hawaii, during April 2019. His groomsmen were his three brothers, Brian ’96, Kevin ’99 and Jason Palacpac ’02.

Joey Balinbin ’07, and wife, Mandy, celebrated the birth of their first child, daughter, Cecilia Marie, on Sunday March 31st.

William Cotter ’11 recently graduated with his JD from Seattle University School of Law.

Ivan Gaskin ’12 spoke to the entire O’Dea student body and staff this Spring about “God, Squad & Job.” What a tremendous presentation of inspiration, dedication and hard work. Present at Ivan’s talk were friends and family, including young alums from the 2010’s.

After an incredible record breaking four seasons at the University of Washington,Myles Gaskin ’15, was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 7th round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

To update your contact information or notify us of a big event happening in your life, please email Alumni Director, David Mazzeo, at dmazzeo@odea.org.