Six distinguished graduates, ranging from Class of 1965 to Class of 1998, are 2021 inductees
Saint Xavier welcomed six graduates into the prestigious Alumni Hall of Honors on Wednesday, October 20 at the Louisville Marriott East. The induction dinner and program also included St. X National Championship Swimming & Diving Coach Todd Larkin ’86 as the keynote speaker.
This year’s inductees are:
Matt Anderson ’94 – Right-handed pitcher for Rice Owls drafted #1 overall by the Detroit Tigers in 1997.
Jack Conway ’87 – Two-term Kentucky Attorney General from 2008–2016; current partner with Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway.
E. Bernard Jackson II ’98 – Two-time All-State linebacker at St. X, defensive lineman for the 1998 NCAA National Champion Tennessee Volunteers, and member of the NFL Washington Football team from 2002-2003.
Bill Roby, Sr. ’65 – Retired insurance executive; current National Board Chair of USA Cares, a service organization for veterans.
Tony Siebel ’86 – Five-time individual state champion and All-American swimmer at St. X, in addition to an Academic All-American and NCAA qualifier at Auburn University.
Barry Wilkerson ’80 – Retired Major from the Louisville Metro Police Department; current Chief of the St. Matthews Police Department.
The tradition of recognizing distinguished graduates for their accomplishments began in 1967 with the inception of the Outstanding Alumnus Award and in 1983 with the Athletic Hall of Fame. In 2007, Saint Xavier unveiled the Alumni Hall of Honors, expanding the criteria for which an alumnus can be honored, to include career, social or academic achievements. At the same time, alumni who displayed athletic excellence in high school, college or professionally, will continue to be honored. All Athletic Hall of Fame inductees and Outstanding Alumnus Award recipients are considered past honorees and members in the Alumni Hall of Honors. The Hall of Honors induction ceremony is a biennial event. Currently, more than 300 alumni are members of the Alumni Hall of Honors.
Photo caption: Tony Siebel, Jack Conway, Bernard Jackson, Matt Anderson, Barry Wilkerson, and Bill Roby.
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