The 2017 Notre Dame & St. Mary’s Irish Legends Gala was held on Saturday, April 8 at Via Veneto.

The honorees, who were chosen based on outstanding achievement and/or signifi cant contributions to the schools/community, received their awards and spoke to the guests that were in attendance. Pictured are the 2017 Irish legends and Distinguished Young Alumni Award Winners. Back: David Basile, Kirk Cistaro, Jerry D’Amato (President of the Sacred Heart Children’s Center), Paul DuPont, and Derek Basile. Front: Jo Anne McNemar, Patty DuPont, Cecilia Petitto, and Deanna Basile.