April 2022
    TRUE MAROONS
Congratulations to Dowling Catholic's 2022 Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Young Alumni award recipients Rick Lehman '65, Theresa Welch '83 and Kyle M. Wilcox '04. The honorees will be recognized during the Scholastic Achievement Assembly at DCHS on April 27, 2022. Please visit our website learn more about each of the honorees. 
Congratulations to three outstanding alumni who were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s annual list of Forty Under 40 honorees for 2022. The honorees were profiled in the March 25 edition of the Business Record and recognized at an event on March 30. Click the names below to read their profiles. 
Luke Lynch ‘04
OpportUNITY Director, United Way of Central Iowa
Meghan Malloy ‘02
General Counsel and Lobbyist, Heartland Strategies
John Marshall ‘04
Senior Manager, McGowen Hurst Clark & Smith 

Congratulations to Jennie Baranczyk '00, Oklahoma head women's basketball coach, who has been named National Coach of the Year! Read more online
DCHS alumna and former teacher Jenny Quiner ‘02 was recently featured on WHO-13 News regarding her plans to expand Dogpatch Urban Gardens. The urban farm was founded in 2015 and has been growing steadily ever since. Plans for expansion include building three greenhouses which will allow them to stay open year-round. 
Read about Patrick Tarbox '07 and how he turned his passion for sports into a meaningful career as the assistant director of athletic communications for Iowa State. The story is featured online in the Iowa State Daily. 
DCHS Alumni Soccer Game
The annual alumni soccer game will be held Saturday, May 14 from 11 am - 1 pm at DCHS. Contact DCHS boys soccer coach Jackson Teeling '09 for more information and to sign up to play at: jteeling7@gmail.com
Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations
Dowling Catholic High School proudly bestows numerous awards on St. Joseph Academy and Dowling Catholic High School alumni, including selection to the Athletic Hall of Fame. Induction is merited by excellence in athletics, coaching or a related area during high school and/or beyond at the college, amateur or professional level. The nomination deadline is May 15, 2022. Please submit online
Volunteer Appreciation  
Have you flipped pancakes, helped with Grandparents Mass or assisted in other ways? If you have volunteered at DCHS we want to thank you and acknowledge your efforts. Please join faculty, staff and students for an all-school Mass on Thursday, April 21 from 9:35 - 10:45 am and stay for refreshments. Please click here to let us know you will be joining us. Thank you for sharing your time and talents with the DCHS community! 
Planned Giving
Did you know there are creative ways to support Dowling Catholic High School? Ways in which you, your loved ones and DCHS all benefit?  Please visit our website to learn more about the benefits of planned giving.
Annual Appeal
We invite our alumni to support the We Are Maroons Annual Appeal which impacts every aspect of the DCHS experience. To make a gift, please visit our website or mail a check to: DCHS, 1400 Buffalo Rd.,WDM, IA 50265.
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REUNIONS 
Class of 1947
Date/Location TBA
Contact: Kathy Kirby Power
Class of 1957
Date/Location TBA
Contacts: Chuck Host 515-201-6452 & Larry Spina 515-265-3517
Class of 1970
June 24-25, 2022
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Class of 1971
June 24-25, 2022
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Class of 1972
June 24 - 25, 2022
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Class of 1977
Aug 12 - 14, 2022
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Class of 1982
July 30, 2022
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Class of 1987
August 13, 2022
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Class of 2002
July 22, 2022
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ALUMNI NEWS & UPDATES
We would love to hear news and updates (including reunions) about you and your classmates! 
Please submit online or contact Kathy Kirby Power '80, alumni manager, at 515.222.1002 or kkirbypower@dowlingcatholic.org
Update contact information here.  
IN MEMORIAM
We extend our deepest sympathies to the families of alumni who have passed away.
Laurence "Jim" McMichael '45
Margaret "Angie" (Dillon) Kuhlman '46 SJA
Philip Hoffman '66
Douglas "Doug" Peiffer '69
Timothy "Tim" Hartman '71
Pamela Hill '72 SJA
Rhonda (Darrah) Currie '76

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