April 2021                
Congratulations to Dowling Catholic's 2021 Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Young Alumni award recipients Marthaellen Florence '75Sr. Sandra Rodemyer (BVM) '59 and Meghan E. O'Neill, MD FAAP '02. The honorees will be recognized during the Scholastic Achievement Assembly on April 28, 2021. Please visit our website learn more about the honorees. 
ChildServe has earned a national Top Workplaces Women-Led Culture of Excellence award, an extension of the Iowa Top Workplaces competition held by the Des Moines Register. This award recognizes workplaces that are led by women who believe in the power of putting people first. Congratulations to Dr. Teri Wahlig '79, DCHS alumna and Foundation Board member, who serves as CEO. View the company profile here. 
Eli Alger ‘15 has released his debut music video for his first single, “White Horse.” Alger graduated from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business in 2020 and relocated to Nashville to pursue a music career. He will open at the Celebrate Country Concert, a benefit put on by the Iowa Catholic Radio Foundation (ICRF) to be held July 15 at the Horizon Events Center in Des Moines. Visit his website to learn more. 
Drake women's basketball coach Jennie Baranczyk '00 has accepted a head coaching job at the University of Oklahoma. Baranczyk coached for nine seasons and is one of the most successful coaches in Drake women’s basketball history. Read more in the Des Moines Register
Congratulations to four outstanding alumni who were named to the Des Moines Business Record’s list of Forty Under 40 honorees for 2021. The honorees were recognized at a virtual event on April 7th and featured in the April 2nd edition of the Business Record. Click below to read their profiles. 

Kenia Calderon Ceron '13

Vice President, Bilingual Business Development Director
GreenState Credit Union

Jen Cross ‘07
Vice President of Donor Relations, Great Outdoors Foundation

Colleen R. MacRae  '03
Attorney, shareholder, Nyemaster Goode PC

Kendra Marshall ‘04
Director, Business Strategy, Sammons Financial Group

APRIL 17: Bash Online 
Please join us for a virtual edition of our signature event which benefits DCHS students! Bidding for the silent auction is now open and will close on Saturday, April 17 with the live auction. Visit the Bash website to register, buy raffle tickets worth $10,000 in ALL CASH prizes, and learn more about the exclusive Golden Ticket opportunity available to just 100 bidders! 

Are you or your spouse employed by Principal Financial Group, Wells Fargo or Wellmark? These are just a few of the many employers that sponsor a matching gift program, providing an easy way to leverage your donation. 

To find out if your company participates, please visit our website. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer and return to the Advancement Office with your gift. We'll take care of the rest! Some companies also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

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Class of 1960 (Dowling/SJA)
Postponed until 2021. Details to follow.
Class of 1970
Date to be determined.
Class of 1975
September 17-18, 2021 
Class of 1981 
July 16-17, 2021 
Details available on the class Facebook page
We would love to hear news and updates (including class reunions) about you and your classmates! 
Please submit news online or contact Kathy Kirby Power '80, DCHS Alumni Manager, at kkirbypower@dowlingcatholic.org
or 515.222-1002. 
To update your contact information, please click here.  
We extend our deepest sympathies to the families of alumni who have passed away.
Evelyn (Fortino) Bisanti '47 SJA
Gertrude "Trudy" (Kuntz) Hause '47 SJA
Anne Marie (Leo) McNeer '47 SJA
Edward J. Byrnes '49
Richard "Dick" Heger '50
Victor Zanona '51
Leonard Bishop '54
Raymond Leto '55
Dr. John E. McCarthy '57
Anne Broderick '61
Rick Kotz '69
Bruce McCauley '75
Julie (Gibbons) Grask '76
Bob Belmonte '79
Mark Rivituso '88
We invite alumni, parents and friends of DCHS to support the We Are Maroons Annual Appeal which impacts every aspect of the DCHS experience, including faith and academic programming, student activities, athletics and the arts. Your support also ensures that EACH & EVERY student at DCHS receives a tuition reduction or financial assistance. To make a gift, please visit our website or mail a check to DCHS, 1400 Buffalo Rd.,WDM, IA 50265. 
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