St. Ignatius

Keeping in Touch

Leah (Taylor) Pimentel '00 was appointed by Mayor London Breed to San Francisco's Human Rights Commission to advocate for human and civil rights, and works in service of the City’s anti-discrimination laws to further racial solidarity, equity, and healing. As part of the Health Equity & Inclusion Conference, Leah was recognized as one of their DEI Champions and received their HealthCare DEI Champions Award for her achievements as the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Culture in UCSF's department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care.

Meghan M. Mullen ’05 was selected to join the FIFA panel as an Assistant Referee in 2022. She was also selected to become a PRO Assistant Referee for Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2022. Her professional debut in MLS was in 2021 and she has been working as an Assistant Referee in other professional soccer leagues across the United States since 2019.


Lawrence (Larry) Daquioang ’62 served in the United States Air Force for five years following his graduation from SI (from 1962-1967). After graduating from San Francisco State University in 1972, he continued his service at Letterman Hospital until 1991. Larry is now married with three children, found grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren and still has time to serve as the Director of Operations for AgBiome Inc. Larry credits his St. Ignatius education for guiding him through life saying, ‘I use things I learned at SI every day.’

Ellen (Mezzera) Lavaia ’05 and her husband Michael, welcomed daughter Abigail Amelia Lavaia on June 6th, 2022 at 4:31pm in New York City. She shares a birthday with her mom, Ellen and everyone is in love with the new addition to the family!

George Arce '82 received his MBA degree on May 14, 2022 from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.




Madie Augusto ’18, Maicie Levitt’19, and Leila Hennessey ’21 recently competed against each other in a season-closing softball game series at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The photo shows Madie pitching and Leila playing first base for Dartmouth while Maicie takes her first at-bat of the game for Cornell University.









John Walsh ’58 recently hosted a reception for 150 guests which featured Alex Hogan, an Emmy Award-winning journalist and well known network correspondent for Fox News. She just completed a 40-day special assignment in Ukraine where she provided live reports from the war zone. This is John’s 14th year sponsoring his lecture series. Alex was his 34th speaker.

Kevin Carroll '72 recently published his third book, "The Ambassador of 38th Avenue," in which he shares 40 significant life lessons he has learned and the experiences through which he learned them. Kevin mentions several SI adventures, as well as a few SI faculty members who had a positive influence in his life. The book is available for purchase on Amazon.

Dr. James Tom ’90 received the highest honor from the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, the Leonard Monheim Distinguished Service Award, for his contributions in establishing a new dental speciality and advancing patient safety in sedation and anesthesia in dentistry.

Angela Leus ’98 and her partner, Edward, welcomed a son, Ronan Peter, on February 24, 2022 in Los Angeles, California!



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