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Alumni Awards

SJS Henry Schimpf

This award is presented in honor of the late Henry Schimpf to recognize selfless service contributions, commitment and dedication within the elementary school community (formerly known as St. Joseph's School). Henry touched and improved the lives of thousands of Bay Area residents during his many years of service to the Sacred Heart and St. Joseph's campus. He is remembered as someone who embodied the very kind of patient, humble, and selfless teaching methods we should all aspire to practice in our daily lives.

St. Joseph’s School (SJS) alumni and coaches, administrators, faculty, staff, and RSCJ who worked at St. Joseph’s School for a minimum of ten years are eligible for this award.

To nominate:
Please submit candidate's full name, class year if applicable, affiliation to school, and rationale for award consideration via email to alumni@shschools.org.

Henry Schimpf Past Recipients

2018 - Nancy Blears
2015 - Michael Murphy ✞ (posthumously awarded)
2014 - Joan Eagleson
2013 - Jeff Reynolds
2012 - Ken Walsh

Recent Recipient


Nancy Blears, retired SJS/SHS Faculty and Richard A. Dioli, SHS Director of Schools

Alumni & PALs Contact

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    Shannon Melinauskas 

    Alumni & Past Parent Engagement Manager

Sacred Heart Schools Atherton

Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton

150 Valparaiso Ave
Atherton, CA 94027
650 322 1866
Founded by the Society of the Sacred Heart, SHS is a Catholic, independent, co-ed day school for students in preschool through grade 12