HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute celebrated its 12th Annual Hall of Honor induction ceremony this month.
The Hall of Honor recognizes alumni and friends who have demonstrated outstanding service and leadership. This year’s inductees included Frank Schilling ’62 as Outstanding Alumnus, Shirley Scanlon for Outstanding Service and Deacon James Haugh ’53 as Outstanding Alumnus, posthumously.
Schilling graduated from Bishop Noll in 1962 and had a successful career in the lumber industry. Guided by the Holy Spirit, he and his wife, Shirley, began an eight-year journey developing the Shrine of Christ’s Passion in St. John. Schilling’s son, Greg, presented the Outstanding Alumnus award to his father.
Scanlon was recognized for Outstanding Service through her work for the Bishop Noll Foundation and Development offices. She dedicated 30 years to BNI, keeping alumni connected to the school. Scanlon’s daughter, Nora, and son, Kevin, presented the award for Outstanding Service to their mother.
Haugh was recognized for Outstanding Alumnus, posthumously. Ordained a deacon in 2000, he served the parishes of St. Stanislaus, Holy Trinity, and St. John Cantius, all in East Chicago. He was also involved in many local civic groups and foundations throughout the city of East Chicago and ministered to many. He passed away Dec. 9, 2012 and his award was presented to his wife, Marjorie, by their son, Shawn ’77.