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:

During November, six of our O’Dea Alumni came back to speak to several O’Dea student leaders about the lives they live in service. The O’Dea Mentor Group theme for the quarter was, “How do you serve others?” Thank you Dan Golden ’89, Jovan McCoy ’93, Kevin Reynolds ’94, Joe Cotton ’96, Michael Doyle ’97 and Nicholas Andrews ’99 for inspiring these O’Dea student leaders!

Lieutenant Bradley Peterson USNA ’98 has sworn in a few O’Dea men at the Seattle MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Station) that will be joining the Military over the next year once they graduate. Peterson gives the Oath of Enlistment here at the MEPS in Seattle. Thank you for your service!

Congratulations Jayshawn Jay Jordan ’12 on a fantastic senior day game; 7 tackles and 2 interceptions, as Idaho defeated Georgia State by a score of 37-12. Idaho, 8-4, will play Colorado State in the 2016 Potato Bowl on December 22.

Co-Owner and Founder of Engineered SportsLance Miller ’87, recently qualified for the 2017 Masters Swimming National Championships in three events.

Erasto Jackson ’92 will be opening up his own takeout/catering shop, “LilRed” right off Rainier Ave.

Congratulations to Mark Rittman ’01, who was hired as a First Officer to fly the 737 for Alaska Airlines.

Way to go, Matt Abbey ’92, on being awarded the Colorado Municipal Hero Award for his efforts in building a strong community!

Congratulations to Amiel Guerrero ’96, who completed 20 years of active duty service in the United States Navy. Thank you for your outstanding service to this country!

Ryan Kranc ’96 was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, U S Army, yesterday morning in Iraq. Thank you for all your (continued) service!

Congratulations to Joe Toner ’98, as his Commencement Bay Brokers, LLC, was named #24 in the Top 25 Residential Real Estate Firms in the Puget Sound! Even more impressive, they made this list with the smallest amount of local brokers, way to go Joe and team!

Congratulations to David Pickett 2000, and wife, Brianne, on welcoming their third child, Augustine (Gus) Moses, born June 20th.

Max Frisch ’06, married his high school sweetheart, Stephanie, in August of 2013, and they welcomed their first child, William, in March 2016.

John Patrick Darmody II ’08, graduated this May from the Indiana University School of Law and upon passing the Indiana Bar Exam in July will begin working at the Rowe Law Firm in Linton, Indiana.

To receive quarterly updates of what is happening at O’Dea High School please be sure to check out our new eNews publication, O’Dea Today. If you are not receiving this publication it may mean that your contact information is incorrect or out of date. To update your information or notify us of a big event, such as a marriage, birth of a child, new job, etc. please email Alumni Director, David Mazzeo, at dmazzeo@odea.org.