Past O'Hara Winners
2002 Frank O'Hara Award Winners
- Linda D'Andrea Barrasse, M.D., '77
Dr. Barrasse is a partner with Great Valley Cardiology, Scranton. She serves on the medical staffs at Mercy Hospital, Moses Taylor Hospital and Community Medical Center, Scranton; Mid-Valley Hospital in Peckville, and Marian Community Hospital, Carbondale.
- William P. Kiehl, Esq., '67
He is the Diplomat in Residence at the U.S. Army War College, Center for Strategic Leadership , Carlisle, Pa. He also serves as Senior Fellow of the U.S. Army Peacekeeping Institute.
- John P. Martin, Ed.D. G '57
Dr. Martin's career in education, which spans more than 45 years. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of the Graduate Program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) School of Health Related Professions, Newark, N.J.
- John J. Quinn, S.J.
Fr. Quinn, Professor Emeritus of English at The University of Scranton, joined the University's English Department in 1956. Throughout his more than four decades of service to the University, Fr. Quinn served as a professor, dorm counselor, moderator of drama and founder of the literary magazine Esprit.
- Kathleen Curry Santora, Esq., '80
Mrs. Santora is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA), an organization that includes more than 3,000 attorneys engaged in the practice of higher education law.
- Paul J. Shields '47
In 1972, Mr. Shields founded Copytronics, Inc., where he serves as Chairman. Today, Copytronics Information Systems is Minolta Business Equipment's largest independent dealer in the world. For the past 12 years, Copytronics has been one of the "Top 50" privately-owned companies in North Florida.
- Terrence P. Zealand, Ed.D. , G'72
Science and Technology
In 1987, Dr. Zealand and his wife, Faye, founded AIDS Resource Foundation for Children, Inc., based in Newark, N.J., and opened the nation's first home for children with AIDS in Elizabeth, N.J. Dr. Zealand has developed a nationally recognized program for families with AIDS and has traveled to Kenya to supply medicines for health clinics run by the Holy Ghost Fathers.