The Shield of Saint Xavier Award
The Shield of Saint Xavier is the University's highest honor. It is awarded to an outstanding person, or persons, corporation or organization who is nominated by the University community and chosen by a committee comprised of the SXU Board of Trustees and University President.
Recipients of the Shield of Saint Xavier are honored for their support of Saint Xavier's mission of academic excellence and social concern and for their own demonstrated commitment to these important values through the quest for learning and dedication to service in their own lives.
|Previous Shield of Saint Xavier Recipients|
|2016||John C. and Jane McCarthy||2001||Thomas F. and Susan Carey|
|2015||John T. Costello||2000||Mary A. Dempsey
Monsignor John J. Egan
|2014||Thomas E. Chomicz
Sheila Butler King '69
John P. Sweeney
|1999||Sister Rosemary Connelly, R.S.M. '57|
|2013||Henry Bros. Co.||1998||James and Jacque McDonough|
|2012||James A. and Patricia A. '83 Morris, Ph.D.||1997||Bishop Moses Anderson, S.S.E. '68
Sister Patricia Crowley, O.S.B.
Sister Denis O'Grady, R.S.M. '37
|2011||Dr. Gerald and Mary Clare '65 Loftus||1996||Senator Paul and Mrs. Jeanne Simon|
|2010||Frank M. Clark||1995||Patricia Daley Martino '60|
|2009||Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Ph.D., S.T.D.||1994||Christopher Columbus|
|2008||The Honorable William M. Daley||1993||Joseph J. Ahern|
|2007||The Honorable Edward M. Burke||1992||Sister Sheila Lyne, R.S.M. '60, '65|
|2006||Richard H. Driehaus||1991||The Honorable Marty A. Russo|
|2005||Arthur and Joanne Velasquez||1990||Mayor and Mrs. Richard M. Daley|
|2004||James and Ellen O'Connor||1989||
Members of the core group who spearheaded the
Sister Mary Huberta McCarthy, R.S.M. '32
|2003||Sister Elizabeth Barrett, R.S.M. '42, Ph.D.
Sister Irenaeus Chekouras, R.S.M. '55, Ph.D.
Sister Lucille McKillop, R.S.M. '51, Ph.D.
Sister Sheila Megley, R.S.M. '68, Ph.D.
|1988||Sister M. Catherine Gallagher, R.S.M. '45|
|2002||Robert and Mary Rita Stump|