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Past Distinguished Alumni

The M. Peryl King Distinguished Alumni Awards Banquet.

Past Honorees:


Michael R. Pagnotta 1978 Architect- Graduate of Univ of Texas-President of design/ building firm specializing in Custom residential Homes.

Thomas R.C. Reutter Jr. D.O. 1957 Doctor-A graduate of Johns Hopkins university, he is an Osteopath.

Leslie M. Richardson 1976 Economist- A graduate of Lehigh Univ.Her Career has been in financial advising, with distinguished service for the U.S. government. With her considerable grasp of foreign languages( Spanish,Japanese, Portuguese) and her expertise in international trade and economics,Leslie has been uniquely qualified to advise both economists and government personnel on Key financial developments from Latin America to Asia. She is on the board of directors of Crosby Securities,Inc. NYC. Leslie has been a senior analyst at the CIA.

Joy Krystofiak-Rudnicki 1978 Attorney- graduated Saint Josephs, University of Texas and Rutgers Law. Has been an assistant United States Attorney for the central district of California, Los Angeles.  Assistant in the Major crimes section.

Judith Shaw 1961 Public Policy Consultant- a graduate of Penn State and Rutgers Univ.. She was the Chief of staff for the office of the governor, state of NJ, Christine Todd Whitman.


Carl L. Bach  1969  -International Business- graduated St Joseph's University and the American Graduate School of International Management, Senior V.P. Hiscox Ins. Co.

Dr. Margaret C. King 1961 Educator- attended Ursinus College and the State Univ of NY. She is the Assistant dean for student development at Schenectady county comm. coll. and was the first community college official to be elected president of the National Academic Advising association. She is a member of the schenectady City council

Cmdr. Steven R Kremer 1973 Commander USN -attended the US Naval Academy,and Auburn Univ.. He  was the commander of the USS Archerfish, a fast attack nuclear submarine. He has received numerous naval awards.

Cmdr. Walter H. Yourstone 1973 Commander USN-attended the US Naval Academy and the Univ. of Washington.he was the youngest commanding officer in  naval history to be given command of  a Trident Class Fleet Ballistic Submarine,The USS Ohio. He has received numerous awards and commendations.


James H. Harris 1963 International Public/Private Safety Consultant-attended Univ. of Tampa,Monmouth Coll.,O.C.C., Univ.of Maryland, Thomas A. Edison State College. President of Regent International Solutions Inc. which provides risk management services to select clientele.

Chief Steven R. Harris 1964 Chief of Police Redmond Washington and former president of the International Association of Chiefs of police,graduated Metropolitan state Col. Denver and FBI Academy.

Cheryl L Gudgeon Quinlan 1975 Educator,supervisor of instruction at Toms River Schools-graduated fro Georgian Court Coll., The U. of Arizona, Jersey City State College.

William P. Richardson 1960 Technology Management,Director of Advanced Technology Group of the office of the director of Central Intelligence. And employed at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory- graduated from Princeton University and the University of Colorado.

Kevin Williams 1973 Radio Broadcaster, Director of community relations and sports director /morning show host at WOBM- FM/AM- graduated from OCC.

Major Stephen D. Zacharczyk 1980 Engineer/Comptroller US Army, graduated from Monmouth University


Kathryn Abrecht-Buckard 1973 Administrative Assistant.

Costas Christ 1975 Director US Peace Corps Uganda Africa-attended Unity College, Friends world College and The University of Oregon.

Ruthann Veiser-Haussling 1963 Childrens Advocate-was president of the COAC of Washington DC, a child advocacy org. She sat on the board of directors of CARE.

Theodore J Hutler Jr. 1967 Warden  director of administrative operations of the Ocean County Dept. of Corrections. a graduate of Moravian College and Rider College.

Robert J. Morris 1976 Administrator.

Linda Palladino 1974 Sgt of Investigations at the office of the Ocean county prosecutor. attended OCC and Trenton State College.


Dolores Mark-Chambers 1981 Vocalist/ Entertainer

E, Steven Doyle 1977 head of Finance Aetna US Healthcare

George R Gilmore 1967 Attorney

Michael J Greaney 1980 Partner Price Waterhouse cooper LLP

Joseph P Pecoraro  MD 1976 Vascular and General Surgeon


Robert D. Budesa 1964  Attorney

Michael L. Frankovich 1977 Mortgage banker

Carlos L. Hanze 1982 Intellecual Property Attorney

A.Robert King Jr. 1965 Manager Employee Relations NJ Dept of Law and Public Safety

James F Nobles 1964 Educator


Sergeant David R. Britton 1980 , Berkeley Township Police Officer and D.A.R.E. Instructor for the Berkeley Township School District

Keith A. Buscio 1986, Banker

Kathleen Larkin 1967 , Educator/Artist/Photographer

Nathaniel McCaffrey, Ph.D.,1982, Engineer/Physicist

Robert S. Marshall (deceased), former Central Regional School District teacher/chairman of the English Department and track and cross-country coach.


Chief Michael Caputo 1976  Chief with the Tuckerton Police Force.  Does much volunteering fundraising in Tuckerton.

Patricia A. Darrah Ph.D. 1990  Staff scientist for the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Chief Karin T. (Kane) DiMichele 1989  Commander in Chief of Berkeley Township

Vice Admiral Robert T. Moeller, USN (Ret/deceased) 1969 Various Military appointments including Executive Director to the US Africa Command Implementation Planning Team & !st Deputy to the Commander of Military Operations

Beth Moore 1991 Highly decorated teacher with multiple achievements in Chorus for Central Regional .

Lt. Col Steven Sabarese, Army (Ret) various Military appointments.  Retired as Program/Intelligence Analyst for the United Secretary of Defense for Intelligence


Charles Parlapanides 1995 Movie Screen Writer/Director/Producer and Television Producer/Director/Writer

Vlasis "Wally" Parlapanides 1989 American Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Shannon MacDonald 1976 "Worlds Greatest Beatles Artist", musician, sculpture, Writer, Owner the Shannon Gallery, ImagineNationHouse.com

Megan (Fitzmorris) McCafferty 1991 Author-Hi-Tops Volunteer

Michele (Altieri) Morrison 1984 Southern Ocean Medical Center Administrator and Senior Manager of Operations, Board Member for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Cheryl Altieri 1979 Chiropractor, Volunteer Red Cross Medical Team, Founder Ocean County Chiropractic Club.  Founder Member CR Alumni Association