Hidden Heroes Award

Exemplify justice and reconciliation in their lives...

Annually, the CSJ Center and Hidden Heroes Advisory Committee recognize LMU faculty, staff, students, alumni amd community partners through an award named "Hidden Heroes." The individuals and groups who are nominated unassumingly exemplify justice and reconciliation in their lives and their work. Each awardee will be honored through the telling of their story in a dramatic narrative with formal awards presented at the conclusion of the performance.

 

The Recipients for the 2020 Hidden Heroes Recognition are:

Efren Chavez, LMU Recycling Team Member

Dr. Darin Earley, Director of LMU Family of Schools and LMU School of Education

John Flaherty, Associate Director of Campus Ministry, Director of Liturgy and Music

Christine Mary Nangle-Koehl, Associate Director of Campus Ministry

Judy Vaughan, CSJ, Founding Director of Alexandria House

 

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From top right to left: MaryAnne Huepper, CSJ (Award Presenter), Stefani Mejia (Presentation Co-producer), Darin Earley and Spouse (Awardee), Efren Chavez and Family (awardee), John Flaherty and Spouse (Awardee), Judy Vaughan, CSJ (Awardee), Christine Mary Nangle-Koehl and Family (Awardee), Judith Royer, CSJ (Director), Doris Baizley (Script Editor and Writer), Bonnie Banfield (Writer/Actor), Leon Martell (Writer/Actor), ElizaBeth Ruscio (Writer/Actor), Lily Rains (Actor), Luis Selgas (Writer), Eva Peterson (Presentation Co-producer), Bryant Keith Alexander (Actor).  

The Recipients for the 2019 Hidden Heroes Recognition are:

Stacy Barnes, Director of Development, School of Film and Television

Teresa Groth, DMJ, Executive Director, The Francisco Homes 

Anna Harrison, Associate Professor, Theological Studies        

The North Family - Chris North '85, Julianne North '88 and Katie North '17

Mimi Hoang, Staff Psychologist, Student Psychological Services 

 

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The Recipients for the 2018 Hidden Heroes Recognition are:

Cindy Archer, Associate Dean for Clinical Programs and Experiential Learning and Clinical Professor of Law, Loyola Law School

Enrique Ramirez, Custodian, Facilities Management  

Brooke Duplantier, English and Political Science Major, Class of '19, Sursum Corda      

Elias Wondimu, Publisher and Editorial Director, Marymount Institute

Arturo Jordan-Gonzalez, LMU Alum, Principal, Our Lady of Victory Elementary School 

 

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 Hidden Heroes 2018

 (Left to right: Arturo Jordan-Gonzalez, Brooke Duplantier, Cindy Archer, Enrique Ramirez, Elias Wondimu and MaryAnne Huepper, CSJ)

 

The Recipients for the 2017 Hidden Heroes Recognition are:

Norma Boyles, Lecturer, Theatre Arts

Jonathan Rothchild, Associate Professor, Theological Studies 

Uakea Jose, Psychology and Communications Major, Class of '18, Creare       

Henry Ward, Director of Intercultural Advancement, Ethnic and Intercultural Affairs

Tom King, Assistant Director of Student Engagement, Center for Service and Action

 

 

The Recipients of the 2016 Hidden Heroes Recognition are:

Raymundo Andrade, Programming Librarian
Jamie Hazlitt, Librarian for Collection Development

Brad Stone, Professor of Philosophy
Chair of African American Studies

LaRon Armstead, LMU Alum, BA '12, Sociology, MFA in Guidance and Counseling, School of Education '16          

Tori DiGeronimo (Class of '17), Daniela Corona (Class of '16) and Savannah Lewison (Class of '16)

Luis Arriaga, S.J.
Loyola Law School Chaplin, Jesuit Legal Fellow

Geraldine O'Connell
Retired, Senior Administrative Assistant, CFA Office of the Dean

 

The Recipients of the 2015 Hidden Heroes Recognition are:

Krista Chinchilla, Class of 2016

Psychology and Theology, Sursum Corda

Artemio Luis-Lopez

Custodian, Facilities Management

Gabriela DematteisLMU Alum

Jesuit Volunteer Corp 2013-14, Freelance Producer          

Pam Rector

Founding Director
Center for Service and Action

Vlasta Lebo

Executive Assistant to the Dean
Loyola Law School

Ernie Rose

Professor, School of Education
Director, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

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The Recipients of the 2014 Hidden Heroes Recognition are:

Brooke Robie
LMU Alumni and Jesuit Volunteer
in Scranton, Pennsylvania  

Nora Goss-Romero
Student Affairs Associate
Office of SVP Student Affairs

Carlos Rodriguez
LMU Alumni
Activist, Writer and Graduate Student             

Jose Saez
Associate Professor
Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Cesare Romano
Professor of Law     
Loyola Law School of Los Angeles

 

 

 

(Left to right: Jose Saez, Brooke Robie, Nora Goss-Romero and Carlos Rodriguez)

 

The Recipients of the 2013 Hidden Heroes Recognition are:

Daniela Corona

Founder of Espere (LMU service organization)

Mary McCullough 

Associate Dean, School of Education

Holli Levitsky

Director, Jewish Studies Program
Associate Professor, English           

Scott Wood

Director, Center for Restorative Justice
Loyola Law School

Elmo Johnson

Events Specialist     
Event and Classroom Management

 Seth Weiner

Co-Director, Center for Restorative Justice
Loyola Law School

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Revelations of the Heart (November 2012):

LMU Leaders in Service, Action, and Community Healing

Franky Carrillo
Social Justice Advocate, LMU Student

Cecilia Gonzalez-Andrieu, PhD
Theological Studies, Work with the Undocumented

Lorena Chavez
Community Engagement, Student Affairs, Service and Action          

Deoborah B. Linesh, PhD
Marital and Family Therapy

Antonia Darder, PhD
Educational Leadership, Artist, Poet, Activist

 Herbert A. Medina, PhD

Mathematics, International and Domestic, Service and Academic Enrichment Programs for Students

Jodi Finkel, PhD

Political Science, Human Trafficking Advocate

 Marty D. Roers

Social Justice Mentor and Activist