7:30 p.m. Induction Program
Basketball, Class of 1957
Presenter: Ron Sowizrol
Don was a member of the Juniors
(5'8" and under) basketball team and major letter winner for four years.
As co-captain of the team, his performance and leadership guided the Junior
Basketball team from an underdog team to 1956/1957 winner of the Catholic
League North Section Championship. They tied for third place in the
Catholic League and took third place in the Fenwick Holiday Tournament.
His jump shots, rebounding and uncanny passing made him one of the leading
scorers in the
Basketball and Coach, Class of 1927
Presenter: Daniel Brandt (Son)
Henry was a basketball and baseball
player/captain/coach at Holy Trinity High School. After graduation,
he was the first basketball and baseball coach at the new Holy Trinity
Henry is retired from his successful
law and banking career, and just celebrated his 90th birthday. He
and his wife, Jean, live at the Addolorota Villa in Wheeling, Illinois.
They have four children, eleven grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.
Joe "Herman" Gliwa
Presenter: Dan Kezon
Joe was known as one of the best
running backs in Holy Trinity High School history. As a junior, he
was Athlete of the Year and made Catholic League All Conference.
As a senior, he was named All Catholic, All City, All State, All American
Catholic League and was the Catholic League's
In addition to graduating from
Purdue University with a Bachelor of Physical Education Degree, Joe also
received a Masters Degree in Education and Administration. He is
retired from a successful coaching and teaching career and lives with his
wife, Barbara, in Palatine, Illinois. They have
Band Director, 1942-1987
Presenter: Brother Philip Smith, C.S.C.
To receive the award for Brother
Alfred Gilli, C.S.C.:
Brother Alfred Grilli spent forty
years at Holy
Brother Alfred died in 1995.
He left us with
Frank "Andy" Wodziak
Presenters: Justin Olson (Grandson)
To receive the award for Frank
Frank, an outstanding end, made
All North, All
Frank died in 1985 at the early
age of 55. His
This booklet was put together
with the teamwork of two former Tiger football Co-captains. Chester
Lis (58) E-mailed the text to Greg Lopatka (58). Greg pasted the
text to this booklet, and printed it on his home computer.
Congratulations to all of the inductees. You may not realize how many people that you influenced in your days at Holy Trinity. I can offer one example of how Joe Gliwa influenced me. When I was a “hot Shot” basketball player in 8th grade, The coach at Weber was offering me all sorts of things if I would go to their school. My brother Herb (class of 55) took me to all of the Holy Trinity football games. Watching Joe and his team, made me a Tiger for life. All of the inductees have influenced many others.
2002 Induction Ceremony
2001 Induction Ceremony
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