Plaques were presented to each Duke of Distinction.
The York Commons was transformed into a beautiful reception area.
The community was invited to the reception to honor the returning alumni.
With the help of many volunteers, Cricket Duncan and Desi Gawne transformed the Commons.
The Dukes of Distinction arrive for the evening program.
Meeting with her Student Ambassadors for the event are Dr. Sidney Carne Wolff
and her husband Richard Wolff.
Dr. Peter Holbrook meets with his Student Ambassadors in the Yorker Room before the program.
Dr. John Baumrucker speaking with his Student Ambassadors.
Accepting the award for her father (Dr. Charles Tilly) is Ms. Laura Tilly with her daughter and aunt.
The Dukes of Distinction display case in the halls of York.
Alderman Mark Mulliner, Holly Kost (YDAP committee member) and Park Board Commissioner and YDAP Judge Committee member, Carolyn Ubriaco.
YDAP Committee Members and York alumni Pat Semple and Bob Patterson.
Board of Education President and alumnus, Jim Collins, Julie Collins, Board Member Emily Basedo, Holly Kost and Board Member Margaret Harrell.
Principal Diana Smith, Assistant Principals Chris Covino and Karla Goldman along with
Athletic Director Ron Murphy.
Richard Wolff, nominator of Sydney Carne Wolff, Bruce Ristow, Dr. Sidney Carne Wolff and classmate and YDAP Committee member John Magnetta.
Fellow classmates John Magnetta and Dr. Sidney Carne Wolff.
YDAP Committee Members Desi Gawne, Jay Webb and Sharon O'Brien.
John Hagstrom with former teacher Ed Holmgren and YDAP Committee Member and former York teacher Keith Olson.
Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti with family and friends.
Ken Paulson - Class of 1972.
The York String Quartet play during the reception.
The York Symphony String Orchestra.
Principal Diana Smith introduces the York Dukes of Distinction.
Superintendent Dave Pruneu welcomes the Dukes of Distinction.
School Board President Jim Collins recalls his days at York and welcomes the Dukes of Distinction.
John Hagstrom - Class of 1983
Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti - Class of 1982
Dr. Peter Holbrook - Class of 1962
Dr. John Baumrucker - Class of 1962
Ken Paulson - Class of 1972
Ron Guenther - Class of 1963
Dr. Sidney Carne Wolff - Class of 1958
Laura Tilly - accepting for her father Dr. Charles Tilly - Class of 1946
Board President Jim Collins, Superintendent of Schools Dave Pruneau and
Assistant Principal Karla Goldman.
York student, Sydney Deuter speaks to the community about the Dukes of Distinction.
Laura Tilly and Peter Holbrook.
The 2013 York Distinquished Alumni
The YDAP Committee - 2013
Principal Diana Smith welcomes student leaders to a breakfast to meet the Dukes of Distinction.
Dr. Peter Holbrook greets student leaders.
The York String Orchestra played during the breakfast.
Orchestra Director Ray Ostwald conducts.
York student, Sydney Deuter addresses the student leaders about the Dukes of Distinction.
Ken Paulson meets with his former cross country Coach Newton.
Dr. Peter Holbrook and Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti meet with York staff.
Ken Paulson meeting with York staff.
Dr. Sidney Carne Wolff meet with staff.
Ron Guenther and Coach Newton.
Ken Paulson meets with students.
Ron Guenther talks with students.
Dr. Peter Holbrook address students.
Dr. Claudia Lucchinetti speaks with students about the medical field.
The Dukes of Distinction were served lunch by LaBrigade Restaurant chefs.
Ron Guenther and AD Ron Murphy.
Ken Paulson, former editor of the York Hi student paper reads a
copy of his final edition - May 1972.