Falcon Awards Night

Each year we recognize members of our West Catholic community, who are shining examples of living the “West Way” in faith, excellence and service through our Falcon Awards. 

We are pleased to announce our 2017 Falcon Award Honorees:

·    Business Excellence Award Edward “Ed” Elderkin (posthumously)
·    Falcon By Choice Award David R. Arbanas
·    St. John Paul II Award Fr. Anthony Russo
·    Lifetime Achievement Award Michael Wolfston

Mark your calendars now for our Falcon Awards Night 2017 –

Oct 18th at 6pm at the Goei Center

Our 2016 Falcon Awards Night occurred on Oct. 19th at the Goei Center. It was a great evening of celebration, where we recognized our Honorees for their excellence and service to West Catholic. Honorees for 2016 were:

  • Steve Abid – Falcon By Choice Award
  • Mary McGrath – St. John Paul II Award
  • Bob Misner – Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Mary Kay VanDriel – Alumni Excellence Award


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Silver Sponsor:
DDM Marketing & Communications
H.S. Die & Engineering, Inc.
West Side Beer

Bronze Sponsor:
Aquinas College
Joseph “Magic” Maggini
Diane and Mike McCarthy
WC Athletics
WC Touchdown Club

Green & White Sponsor:
Anonymous: In Honor of Steve Abid, Mary McGrath and Bob Misner
Beene Garter, LLP
Dan & Sherry Bowen
Grand Rapids Community College
Lake Michigan Credit Union
Garrick & Fran Rollert
Miles V. Schmidt, CPA
The Center for Physical Rehabilitation

Friends of West Catholic:
Sue Bakkila
Tim & Mia Nowak