A Knight of Distinguished Alumni

First Annual Recognition Dinner
Sponsored by Duncan Financial Group

The first annual Knight of Distinguished Alumni recognition dinner will be held the evening of Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Stratigos Banquet Centre.  A cash bar will be available from 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm, with dinner at 6:30 pm.  Following the buffet dinner, the Norwin Alumni and Friends Association (NAFA) will introduce and honor the inaugural class of Distinguished Alumni.  These honorees have demonstrated how the quality education they received, along with the support of a nurturing community, served as a springboard to great achievements. 

The 2017 Class of Distinguished Alumni to be honored includes: 

  Mr. Jeffrey Bouldin Class of 1974
  Ms. Dina D’Alessandro Denning Class of 1979
  Mr. John M. Duncan Class of 1979
  Mr. Richard Earnest  Class of 1960 
  Dr. Victoria I. Holden Class of 2007
  Mr. Robert Perkins  Class of 1972 
  Ms. Colleen J. Shogan  Class of 1993 
  Colonel John D. Smith  Class of 1987 
  Dr. David Turnshek  Class of 1973
  Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty  Class of 1969 
  Mr. Donald Kattic  Distinguished Friend of Norwin 

Tickets for this event are $35.00 per person and will include a full buffet dinner, dessert, a souvenir program and an opportunity to join in the celebration of these outstanding individuals.  The evening will be emceed by Robert “Bo” Garritano.  Music from over the decades will be provided by Al Bergman, Class of 1979.  Voluntary participation in a 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction will also be available with any profits from the evening benefitting NAFAs scholarship and operation funds.

Reservations are required for this event and may be made online at or by mail to: Debbie Nabuda Kunkle, 1419 8th Avenue Irwin, PA 15642.  Be sure to include the name(s) of those you are registering on the memo line or in a separate note.  If you are part of a group (a table group will be for 8-10 persons), list the group name on the memo line.   If you have any questions regarding registration, contact Debbie at or call 724-875-9980.  The deadline for reservations is May 4, 2017.


*Norwin Alumni and Friends Association (NAFA) is affiliated with the Norwin School District Community Foundation (NSDCF), a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization.