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Fontbonne University Honors Alumni During Reunion Weekend





Fontbonne honored five outstanding alumni for their dedication to the university and the community with the 2009 Alumni Awards: (left to right) Dr. Dennis Golden, Sandra Gurnsey Lehrer ’71, Mary Ann Palmisano Hogan ’62, Mary Donnelly Black ’69, Edward J. Reggi ‘94, and Leslie Christian-Wilson ‘96.

ST. LOUIS – Fontbonne University recently honored five alumni for their individual service and achievements. These annual awards, bestowed during the university’s reunion weekend, Sept. 25 – 27, recognize outstanding alumni for their accomplishments and contributions to the university, to the Alumni Association and to their communities.

Mary Donnelly Black of Glendale, a 1969 Fontbonne graduate, received the Service to the University Award.

Sandra “Sandy” Gurnsey Lehrer of Richmond Heights, a 1971 Fontbonne graduate, received the Professional Achievement Award.

Mary Ann Palmisano Hogan of Ladue, a 1962 Fontbonne graduate, received the Service to the Community Award.

Leslie Christian-Wilson of St. Louis, a 1996 Fontbonne graduate, received the OPTIONS Alumni Award.

Edward “Ed” Reggi of St. Louis, a 1994 Fontbonne graduate, received the Young Alumni Award.

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