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Distinguished Alumni

The Distinguished Alumni Award is given annually to a Christ the King School alumna or alumnus who embodies the mission and values of CTK.

Award Recipients:

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Gregory Fabiano, CTK Class of 1990, has accepted the nomination for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.  He was nominated by our principal, Samuel Zalacca.  Mr. Zalacca heard Dr. Fabiano speak at the convocation at the Diocese of Buffalo in September and was impressed with what he had to say.  

Following his graduation from Christ the King School, Dr. Fabiano attended St. Joseph Collegiate Institute.  Currently, he is a professor and Associate Dean, Interdisciplinary Research at University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education.  His area of expertise is ADHD, teen behavior, teen driving, parenting and fatherhood.  Gregory Fabiano is an expert on evaluating and treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other disruptive behavior disorders in children, including teens.

2018 - Kathleen Killeen Flynn ('78) - Following her graduation from CTK in 1978, Kathleen went on to Sacred Heart Academy and Colgate University.  She received her MBA from University at Buffalo.  She is a Financial Adviser offering investment advisory services through Eagle Strategies LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company and a Registered Investment Adviser.  Kathleen is a board member at Hearts & Hands Faith in Action, a member of the WNY Planned Giving Consortium, and a classroom volunteer teacher for Junior Achievement of NY.

2017 - George Kunz ('82) - Following his CTK graduation, Mr. Kunz continued his Catholic education at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute.  He then received his BA in Economics from SUNY Buffalo with a minor in Physical Education.  An opening as the Phys Ed teacher brought him back to his alma mater, CTK, where he remained for 6 years.  In 2001 he began teaching in the City of Buffalo where he is still working to this day.  Mr. Kunz returned yet again to CTK to enjoy his two children, Georgie and Barbara, enroll as kindergartners working their way to the junior high where they are students today.

2016 - Katrina Foster ('80)

2015 - Maureen Butwin ('63)

2014 - Fr. John Gaglione ('62)