2016 Academic and Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees named; to be honored at 2nd Annual Bishops’ Ball April 2, 2016

Archbishop Williams High School is proud to announce its Class of 2016 Athletic and Academic Hall of Fame inductees. These distinguished individuals will be honored at the second annual “Bishops’ Ball: A Celebration of Excellence” on Saturday April 2, 2016 at the Lantana, in Randolph, MA.  In addition to the inductions, the gala will include a banquet dinner, live and silent auctions and dancing.

Academic HOF induction eligibility is based upon success as a student and beyond.  Athletic HOF induction is based on excellence in sports as a Bishop.  This year’s inductees, all AWHS graduates or supporters, have distinguished themselves as among our School’s very best and brightest.

Each inductee in the Hall of Fame Class of 2016 has accomplished great things adding to the proud legacy and tradition of our School and community. We proudly announce their induction and celebrate their achievements.


The 2016 Archbishop Williams Hall of Fame inductees are:


Mother Lucia Kuppens, OSB '69

David E. MacKeen, Jr. '86

Louis J. Volpe '67



John Joyce '84 (Baseball)

William Kinsherf '89 (Coach, Football)

Colleen McDonnell '99 (Golf)

William Nawn '82 (Basketball)

Michael Scully '03 (Football)

Robert Watts *Posthumously (Contributor)

President Dennis M. Duggan, Jr., Esq ‘70, commented, “ The Bishops’ Ball and the AWHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony is a highlight of the year for the Archbishop Williams community. We gather together to recognize and honor our most distinguished alumni, shining a light on our great and proud history while at the same time bringing families and friends together for a memorable and enjoyable event.” Duggan added, “This is a night where our alumni, faculty, students and parents all come together to celebrate and support our wonderful School.”

The Bishops’ Ball is open to all members of the AWHS community and the general public. Tickets are $100.00 per person and may be obtained online by visiting www.awhs.org/bishopsball or by contacting Lindsay Simpson, Associate Director of Advancement, at lsimpson@awhs.org.