St. Anthony School to recognize individuals at gala on Saturday

St. Anthony School will recognize its 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame honorees and Guardian Angel Award recipient during its annual Strength in Unity Gala from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the King Kamehameha Golf Clubhouse in Waikapu. This benefit dinner and auction raises needed funds for student tuition assistance.

This year’s honorees are: “Distinguished Alumni” — Judy Oliveira, ’88 graduate; “School Service” — Randall Leval, ’79 graduate; “Community Service” — William “Butch” Soares, ’58 graduate; and “Outstanding Athlete” — Matthew Cerizo, ’86 graduate. Linda Morgan of Linda Morgan & Associates Inc. was named recipient of the school’s Guardian Angel Award.

The event will also include silent and live auctions, a performance by the St. Anthony Golden Royals Jazz Orchestra, dinner entertainment by Nevah Too Late, and camaraderie amongst alumni, supporters and community stakeholders.

“It is truly a blessing to honor these five individuals for their outstanding and well-deserved acceptance into the St. Anthony School Hall of Fame,” said St. Anthony Head of School Tim Cullen. “At St. Anthony School we respect the past, celebrate the present and build the future. Each of these special honorees is a valued part of our past, they now inspire our present students and families and their example of excellence helps us to build an even brighter future at SAS.”

For reservations and information on the event, visit or contact St. Anthony School at 1618 Lower Main St. in Wailuku; phone 244-4190, ext. 268; or email Various sponsorship and donor opportunities are available. Individual seats start at $130.