Living the Mission

Honoring Outstanding Alumnae
The Mother Caroline Friess Alumna of the Year Award is presented annually to an outstanding alumna who lives the SSND belief in the empowerment of women to create transformative change in the world and whose devotion and loyalty to her alma mater we wish to recognize. 

Alumnae of all ages are eligible for this award. The person nominated:
  • A life that reflects the importance of her Notre Dame Prep education, pride in her alma mater and loyalty to the institution
  • Creates positive change through her professional career or philanthropic endeavors in her community
  • Exceptional service in support of the advancement and continued excellence of Notre Dame Prep

Nominations must be received by October 1.

Alumna of the Year Nominations Questions? Contact Shawn Osmeyer ’88, Alumnae Engagement Manager, at
In addition to the Mother Caroline Friess Alumna of the Year Award, NDP alumnae may also be nominated for the Foundress Society and Athletic Hall of Fame.

This Year's Honoree: Victoria Chou '92

This year's recipient of the Mother Caroline Friess Alumna of the Year Award is Victoria Chou from the Class of 1992. Victoria is a woman, a mother, a wife, a scientist, a friend, and a pivotal member of our NDP community who LIVES the life we want for our students. Click here to read more about this year's esteemed winner.

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Notre Dame Preparatory School

An Independent, Catholic Girls School, Grades 6-12, Sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame