List of Seton Hall Preparatory School alumni

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This is a list of notable Seton Hall Preparatory School alumni. This includes graduates and non-graduate former students of Seton Hall Prep.


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  1. ^ John P. Washington Archived 2013-02-01 at the Wayback Machine., Four Chaplains Memorial Foundation. Accessed August 16, 2012. "John entered Seton Hall in South Orange, New Jersey to complete his high school and college courses in preparation for the priesthood."
  2. ^ Charles Joseph Watters, Arlington National Cemetery. Accessed August 16, 2012. "Charles Joseph Watters was born on January 17, 1927 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Watters attended Seton Hall Preparatory School and went on to graduate from Seton Hall University."
  3. ^ Essex County Irishman of the Year is Patrick E. Hobbs, Dean and Professor of Law at Seton Hall University; Essex County Irishwoman of the Year Award is Nancy Erika Smith, Employment and Civil Rights Attorney, Essex County, New Jersey, press release dated March 30, 2010. Accessed August 5, 2011. "Dean Hobbs is the recipient of several notable honors and awards, including the Seton Hall Preparatory School Alumnus of the Year, University Faculty Excellence Award, New Jersey Law Journal Faculty Survey highest rated professor among NJ law faculty and the Seton Hall Law Student Bar Association Professor of the Year Award."
  4. ^ About, Shavar Jeffries for Mayor 2014. Accessed January 14, 2014. "Shavar attended public schools for most of his life until he received a scholarship from the Boys and Girls Club of Newark to attend Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, New Jersey."
  5. ^ "Volunteer effort led to council bid", Arizona Republic, February 5, 2004. Accessed November 7, 2017. "Education: Seton Hall Preparatory, West Orange, N.J.; Saint Joseph's University, bachelor's degree in accounting"
  6. ^ "Senator Jay P. Rolison Jr.", Poughkeepsie Journal, September 3, 2007. Accessed November 7, 2017. "Born April 5, 1929 in Madison, N.J,, he was the son of the late Jay P. Sr. and Margaret Denman Rolison. He was a graduate of Seton Hall Prep., Providence College and Fordham Law School."
  7. ^ County Executive : Executive Order 4 of 2015, Dutchess County, New York. Accessed November 7, 2017. "Whereas, Jay P. Rolison, Jr., was born in New Jersey in 1929, graduated from Seton Hall Preparatory School in 1937..."
  8. ^ SHP Board of Trustees
  9. ^ Hochman, Louis C. "Christie speaking today at memorial for John Sheridan and wife, investigation continues", NJ Advance Media for, October 7, 2014. Accessed November 7, 2017. "John was born to the late Rita T. and John P. Sheridan in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 7, 1942. He graduated from Seton Hall Prep School."
  10. ^ Staff. "Retired Chief Justice James R. Zazzali", New Jersey Supreme Court, backed up by the Internet Archive as of April 25, 2009. Accessed March 10, 2011. "Chief Justice Zazzali was born in Newark on June 17, 1937. He attended Seton Hall Preparatory School and was graduated from Georgetown College in 1958 and Georgetown Law Center in 1962."
  11. ^ Most Reverend Arthur J. Serratelli, S.T.D., S.S.L., D.D Archived 2007-09-03 at the Wayback Machine., Roman Catholic Diocese of Paterson, accessed March 10, 2011. "Bishop Serratelli attended Ann Street School in Newark and completed his grammar school education at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Newark. He attended Seton Hall Preparatory School and Seton Hall University in South Orange."
  12. ^ Staff. "Bill Bellamy's Clean, Stylish And Still Funny", The Charlotte Observer, May 6, 1994. Accessed March 10, 2011. ""The real Bill is the son of New Jersey parents who worked overtime to send him to Seton Hall Preparatory Academy and Rutgers University where he majored in economics."
  13. ^ "Authors visit English Classes". Seton Hall Preparatory School. 2006-03-20. Archived from the original on 2007-05-28. Retrieved 2007-05-31. 
  14. ^ a b Bienstock, Hal. "10 Things You Didn't Know About Ted Leo" Archived 2007-09-26 at the Wayback Machine., HARP magazine, March / April 2007, accessed April 17, 2007. "My high school, Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, N.J., was musically prolific. I went there with Matt Sweeney from Skunk and Chavez, J. Colangelo from American Standard and Murphy’s Law, and Chris Infante, the first bass player for my old band Chisel. Other notable alumni include Bill Bellamy and, supposedly, Pancho Villa."
  15. ^ Almond, Steve. "Ted Leo", New Times Broward-Palm Beach, March 29, 2007. Accessed March 10, 2011. "It's virtually impossible to figure out how Ted Leo became, you know, Ted Leo. Born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, Leo graduated from Seton Hall Prep and received a degree in English from Notre Dame. He is now a strict vegan and plays socially conscious punk music. (We didn't think they even allowed vegans on the Notre Dame campus.)"
  16. ^ Liss, Jason. "Talented Ira Bowman waits for his opportunity" Archived 2007-11-08 at the Wayback Machine., The Daily Pennsylvanian, February 23, 1994. Accessed October 21, 2007. "After leading Seton Hall Prep to a 31-1 record and a spot in the New Jersey state finals during his senior year, and finishing as the school's second all-time leading scorer, Bowman considered a number of top-notch basketball schools."
  17. ^ Himmelsbach, Adam. "Georgetown Honors Player and Helps a Family Heal", The New York Times, September 9, 2006. Accessed October 14, 2007. "On the other side of the Hudson River, 16-year-old Alex Buzbee sat in a Spanish class and stared through a fourth-floor window at Seton Hall Prep, which sits atop a hill in West Orange, N.J."
  18. ^ Alex Buzbee profile Archived 2007-11-08 at the Wayback Machine., CSTV. Accessed October 14, 2007.
  19. ^ Nick Christiani, Vanderbilt Commodores baseball. Accessed May 19, 2017. "High School: Was the Gatorade New Jersey High School Player of the Year as a senior at Seton Hall Prep"
  20. ^ Goldstein, Richard. "Walter Dukes, 70, a Standout At Seton Hall and in the N.B.A.", The New York Times, March 16, 2001. Accessed November 2, 2007. "A native of Rochester, Dukes moved to South Orange, N.J., in 1948 to attend Seton Hall Prep."
  21. ^ Yankee Profile: Eric Duncan, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, dated May 1, 2007. Accessed May 14, 2007. "Duncan attended Seton Hall Prep, the oldest Catholic college preparatory school in New Jersey, founded in 1856."
  22. ^ Ashton Gibbs, Pittsburgh Panthers men's basketball
  23. ^ Reinhard, Paul. "Anything Is Possible For Jarrod", The Morning Call, July 30, 1991. Accessed October 24, 2011. "Well, by the time he graduated from Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, N.J., Johnson had blossomed into a 243-pound center. 'It's good I didn't gain another 100 pounds between my freshman and senior years in college,' he quipped yesterday during a telephone conversation. Johnson, an East Orange, N.J., native who as a young boy rooted for the Pittsburgh Steelers after watching them win Super Bowl IX, became an outstanding center at Lehigh University."
  24. ^ Kerry Keating, CSTV. Accessed November 17, 2007. "Keating was born on July 15, 1971 in Stoughton, Mass., and was raised in Rockville Centre, N.Y. He attended high school at Archbishop Molloy and graduated from Seton Hall Prep."
  25. ^ Brandin Knight profile Archived 2008-01-15 at the Wayback Machine., NBA Development League, accessed April 17, 2007.
  26. ^ Brevin Knight profile, Cleveland Cavaliers, accessed April 17, 2007.
  27. ^ Litsky, Frank. "Jim Lansing, 81, Fordham Athlete and Coach", The New York Times, December 9, 2000. Accessed November 7, 2017. "James Samuel Lansing was born Sept. 16, 1919, in Pelham, N.Y., and graduated from Pelham High School and then from Seton Hall Prep in South Orange, N.J."
  28. ^ Lanni, Patrick. "Jameis Winston suspended: Sean Maguire, former Seton Hall Prep QB, to start for Florida State", NJ Advance Media for, September 17, 2014. Accessed November 7, 2017. "Former Seton Hall Prep quarterback Sean Maguire, now a redshirt sophomore at reigning national champion and top-ranked Florida State, will start Saturday's game against No. 22 Clemson in place of Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, who was suspended for the first half by FSU coach Jimbo Fisher after making an obscene comment on campus. Seton Hall Prep coach John Finnegan said Maguire, a Sparta native, is prepared."
  29. ^ "Michael Malone Joins Bobby Gonzalez at Manhattan College; Director of Men's Basketball Administration accepts assistant coach position.", Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball, March 23, 1999. Accessed June 4, 2013. "He earned honorable mention McDonald's All-America honors while playing high school basketball at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, N.J."
  30. ^ Shorr-Parks, Eliot. "Eagles sign New Jersey native Kevin Monangai", NJ Advance Media for, August 1, 2015. Accessed April 27, 2016. "A native of Roseland, NJ, he attended Seton Hall Prep in West Orange, NJ, where he was named the county player of the year and second-team All-State after rushing for 2,266 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior."
  31. ^ Stephenson, Colin. "Seton Hall Prep grad Joe Martinez gets win in his return to the major leagues after injury", The Star-Ledger, August 5, 2009. Accessed March 10, 2011.
  32. ^ Staff. "Penn Honors Its Heritage, Examines Fall", Philadelphia Daily News, December 20, 1984. Accessed October 20, 2012. "They have not been able to attract blue chip recruits like McDonald, who was the best player in North Jersey when he played for Seton Hall Prep, and Price, who was the star of the New York City Ben Franklin teams that won two consecutive championships."
  33. ^ Clayton, Skip. Philadelphia's Big Five: Celebrating the City of Brotherly Love's Basketball Tradition, p. 74. Skyhorse Publishing, 2016. ISBN 9781613218532. Accessed November 7, 2017. "McDonald, who came from Bloomfield, New Jersey, graduated from Seton Hall High School in 1974."
  34. ^ Dan Merklinger profile, Accessed 2011-11-06
  35. ^ "Player from first NBA game dies at 83", ESPN, April 20, 2007. Accessed November 7, 2017.
  36. ^ "Intra-Mural Program To Begin Monday; Footballers End First Week of Drills", The Daily Tar Heel, July 14, 1945. Accessed November 7, 2017. "Harry Miller, giant six foot-five inch, 230 pound Marine right end from New York City, who burned up the Seton Hall Prep School football eleven a few years ago, has been showing up exceptionally well in the pre-season workouts, and has great possibilities in holding down a first-string berth on Snavely's aggregation this year."
  37. ^ Lamberti, Mike. "Titans coach Parlavecchio and Belleville HS go way back", The Record (Bergen County), September 1, 2011. Accepted September 1, 2011. "Chet Parlavecchio's first encounter with Belleville High School football is one of legend, to be perfectly honest. It occurred in November, 1977, Parlavecchio's senior year at Seton Hall Prep."
  38. ^ Gorgi Popstefanov, George Washington University. Accessed November 7, 2017. "Hometown: Garfield, NJ; High School: Seton Hall Preparatory"
  39. ^ "Seton Hall Prep's Porcello wins Gatorade honor", USA Today, May 31, 2007. Accessed June 7, 2007. "Rick Porcello of Seton Hall Prep was named the 2006-07 Gatorade national baseball player of the year on Thursday."
  40. ^ Dorian Scott, CSTV. Accessed October 28, 2007.
  41. ^ Ragozzino, Joe. "South Orange’s Mason Toye selected by Minnesota United in Major League Soccer SuperDraft", Essex News Daily, January 19, 2018. Accessed March 14, 2018. "South Orange native Mason Toye, a freshman striker from Indiana University, was selected by the Minnesota United with the seventh overall pick in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft for college players on Friday, Jan. 19. Toye is a 2017 Seton Hall Prep graduate who was the New Jersey State Player of the Year during his senior season."
  42. ^ Tom Verducci - Writer Archive, Accessed 2008-10-30.
  43. ^ Bronx Banter Interview: Tom Verducci, Accessed September 15, 2011.
  44. ^ Spencer Weisz, Princeton Tigers men's basketball. Accessed May 15, 2017. "Hometown: Florham Park, N.J.; High School: Seton Hall Prep"
  45. ^ via Associated Press. "Seahawks get linebacker in first round", Moscow-Pullman Daily News, April 28, 1987. Accessed March 10, 2011. "Woods, 21, is from Seton Hall Prep in Newark, N.J."

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