Athletic Hall of Fame

Notre Dame Preparatory School’s Athletic Hall of Fame honors those individual athletes, coaches, teams and managers whose high school and post-secondary athletic careers demonstrate the dedication, perseverance, integrity, and sportsmanship characteristic of gifted athletes.

Visitors to campus may view the Athletic Hall of Fame display in the new Sports and Fitness Center. Hall of Fame inductions take place every few years, but nominations are accepted on a rolling basis. To nominate an individual, contact the NDP Development Office at 410-583-8797 or submit the form at right.

For those interested in nominating individuals for the Foundress Society, click here.

    • Honorees

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  • +  Criteria for Athletic Hall of Fame

    • If an alumna, a degree-earning graduate 10 years out from time of nomination; coach, trainer, or manager nominees must have held position for five years or more
    • A person of integrity who, by her actions, works to better our world
    • A person who lives out the mission and philosophy of NDP
    • She/He may be living or deceased
    • Alumna nominees must have participated in at least one NDP sport and demonstrated a period of athletic performance primarily during her time at NDP
    • She may be recognized for leadership, team spirit, ability, awards
    • Non-alumnae must have made significant contributions to the growth/success of NDP athletics
  • +  2015 Inductees

    • Zoe Bouchelle ’04: A four-year member of NDP’s varsity soccer team and four-year, All-State honoree; led NDP to its only league championship in her senior season; a 2003-04 Gatorade National High School Scholar Athlete of the Year; helped earn her Penn State team a trip to the NCAA final four
    • Sheehan Stanwick Burch ’97: A three-sport NDP athlete, Burch is best known for her lacrosse prowess; an All-American Georgetown lax player and a member of the US National Team; named to both the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore Chapters of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
    • Anita Williams Feeley ’73: A three-sport athlete at NDP who was voted Most Athletic by the Class of 1973; in addition to school athletics, where she excelled, she swam competitively throughout her youth and qualified for he Junior Olympics; until recently she competed in 5- and 10-Ks and triathlons, coming in at the top of her age group and qualifying for Nationals as a triathlete in 1986.
    • Katie Glose ’77: A standout student athlete at NDP participating in field hockey, basketball, gymnastics and lacrosse; excelled in field hockey and lacrosse at Towson University; a member of the US Women’s lacrosse team; has coached on the high school and college level.
    • Nancy Hubbard Mann ’81: Served as captain of NDP’s swim team and named Private School All-American; participated in the National Junior Olympics; was a captain and MVP at Georgetown University; also swam at Oxford University and was a British Masters Champion
    • Lois Waring ’48*: A four-sport NDP athlete, Waring was a five-time National Ice Dance Champion and two-time World Champion; inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1991
  • +  2005 Inductees

    • Margaret (Peggy) Sherman Case ’39: An NDP phys ed instructor for 20-plus years, Case played six sports in high school and was a nationally rated basketball referee for 30 years.
    • Lois Lilly Jones ’43: A four-sport varsity athlete and academic honors student at NDP, Jones continued to stay active, playing croquet and tennis, throughout her life.
    • Robin Schmidt Higgins ’70: A three-sport varsity athlete and Blazer girl at NDP, Higgins continues to stay active with golf, bowling, tennis, paddle tennis, and squash.
    • Kathleen Altemus Franz ’86: A three-sport NDP athlete (field hockey, lacrosse, soccer), Franz now is a professional golfer and golf teacher; she won the Women’s Golf Association Championship in 1996.
    • Michelle Batza Railey ’86: A standout lacrosse player for NDP and at Loyola College, Railey was named to numerous all-star teams; currently she is a competitive tennis player, marathon runner, and avid skier.
    • Mary Bartel: Long-time NDP coach and athletic director, Bartel is credited with expanding NDP’s athletic program to include 14 interscholastic sports and bringing numerous teams to championship victories.
    • Patricia Groeninger: Another long-time Middle Level coach and physical education instructor, Groeninger established NDP’s tennis, golf, and ML soccer teams, and ML synchronized swimming.
  • +  2010 Inductees

    • Holly Gaumnitz Adolph ’70: A three-sport varsity athlete in high school, Adolph taught physical education and coached at NDP from the mid-70s to the mid-80s. She returned to her alma mater in 2006 to teach math.
    • Wanalee “Jenny” Chuasiriporn ’95: A competitive golfer who was named the Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year for three consecutive years; today she is studying to be a family health nurse practitioner.
    • Mary Gunning ’75: A three-sport athlete at NDP (basketball, field hockey and lacrosse), Gunning directs the St. Jerome’s Head Start program in Baltimore.
    • Kathleen Kaiser Kasabula ’98: A stand-out lacrosse player, Kaiser was named an All-American her final year at Duke University and was recruited to the USA Women’s Lacrosse World Cup Team; she works for the Baltimore Ravens.
    • Lisa D’Ambrogi Railey ’85: While at NDP, Railey earned 12 varsity letters in field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse; at present she coaches lacrosse for high school girls and works with Catholic Relief Services’ Operation Rice Bowl project.
    • Doris Baugher Russell ’38: A life-long swimmer, Russell holds numerous swimming titles in multiple age groups, and at present she is the top national swimmer in her age group.
    • Mary Jean Schenuit Travers ’50: At NDP Travers participated in field hockey, swimming, and tennis, as well as diving, for which she gained local prominence; in her later years, she trained for and successfully climbed the Himalayas.
    • Marjorie A. Voith, M.D. ’64: t NDP Voith played varsity basketball and badminton, and went on to play college basketball; as an adult, she turned to fast-pitch softball and was eventually inducted into the Washington DC Fast-Pitch Hall of Fame. Professionally, Voith is a Board Certified physician in Internal Medicine, Oncology, and Addiction Medicine.

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Notre Dame Preparatory School’s Foundress Society honors distinguished alumnae and other members of the NDP Community who embody the spirit of Notre Dame Prep and advance the mission of the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame Preparatory School’s Athletic Hall of Fame honors those individual athletes, coaches, teams and managers whose high school and post-secondary athletic careers demonstrate the dedication, perseverance, integrity, and sportsmanship characteristic of gifted athletes.
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