MARY JO SPICER BUGEL, '69 - Alumnae Award
Mary Jo Spicer Bugel, PhD, RN, CNE, NJ-CSN, '69
Dr. Bugel is a 1969 graduate of Mother Seton who is currently serving as the Assistant Dean of the Entry to Baccalaureate Nursing Practice Division of Rutgers University, Newark Campus. Her service to her patients, her students, and to the nursing profession is unparalleled.
DAWN MOELLER REINHARDT '84 - Alumnae Award
Dawn Moeller Reinhardt, BAM, MEd, '84
A veteran of the United States Air Force, Ms. Reinhardt has risen to administrative positions in the Neptune Township (NJ) School District. She and her husband John serve on several boards, chair many committees, and work on behalf of multiple nonprofit organizations in NJ. Dawn is an active parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in Colts Neck, NJ.
KATHLEEN PRICE BLECHAR - Faculty Award
Kathleen Price Blechar, BA, MAT
Kathleen Price Blechar first practiced her beloved craft of education at Our Lady of Sorrows in South Orange, NJ and at St. Vincent Martyr School in Madison, NJ. After accepting a position at MSR in 1989, she proved herself to be an outstanding teacher of History and Sociology, becoming an integral part of a strong Social Studies Department at Mother Seton until her retirement in 2016.
RITA MURPHY SHUGRUE - Faculty Award In Memoriam
Rita Murphy Shugrue, BA, MA
Faculty Award In Memoriam
Rita Murphy Shugrue began her teaching career in 1940 at St. Patrick’s High School, then moved on to Battin High School and Blessed Sacrament School, all in Elizabeth, NJ. She joined the Mother Seton Faculty in 1967, where she was a much-loved English and Spanish teacher and a well-respected Vice-Principal until her retirement in 1977.
MSGR. TIMOTHY SHUGRUE - Friend of Mother Seton High School Award
Msgr. Timothy Shugrue, BA, MA
Friend of MSRHS
Msgr. Shugrue grew up in Elizabeth, NJ and graduated from Seton Hall University before his ordination to the priesthood in 1973. Since 2009, he has served at St. Michael Parish in Cranford where he was appointed pastor in 2011. He has always been a faithful supporter of Mother Seton Regional, feeling a special affinity to the school where his mother served so well.
ALEXANDRA CLARK - Anne Larusso Cascone Award for Outstanding Dedication to MSRHS
Alexandra Clark, BS, MA, '69
Anne Larusso Cascone Award for Outstanding Dedication to MSRHS
Alexandra Clark has remained a faithful supporter of Mother Seton Regional throughout the years since her graduation. Working first for the US Department of Health and Human Services, she later became a teacher of Family and Consumer Sciences, first at Mother Seton, and later at Colonia High School until her retirement in 2013. At all times and in all situations, she can be counted on to answer every call for help put out by MSR. She is a quiet pillar of strength for her Alma Mater.