With the cancellation of the AACCW Annual Recognition Day Mass, we asked each Parish to select the Woman of the Year and Youth of the Year whom they would honor in local celebrations. The following names were submitted by the responding Parishes.

2022 Woman of the Year Awards

  • Dr. Cathy Bailey – St. Paul of the Cross  
  • Jackie Banks – St. Brendan the Navigator  
  • Martha Pérez Barreto – St. Philip Benizi  
  • Suzie Beall – St. Elizabeth Seton  
  • Gazella Ann Bell – Sts. Peter and Paul  
  • Dolores Broughton – St. Michael the Archangel  
  • Marsha Brown – St. Theresa of the Child Jesus  
  • Charlene Chandonia – St. Peter the Rock  
  • Linda Cifreo – St. Mary Catholic Mission 
  • Jan Colpo – Catholic Church of St. Ann 
  • Beverly “Bev” Darcy – St. Mary Magdalene  
  • Theresa Dorsey – St. Gerard Majella  
  • Barbara Efird – St. Vincent de Paul  
  • Cathy Ehler – Basilica of the Sacred Heart 
  • Nicomedes Escutia – St. Clement  
  • Nancy Frost – St. Patrick  
  • Christa Frye – St. Andrew  
  • Stacy Gale – St. Peter  
  • Elizabeth Garner – Our Lady of LaSalette  
  • Judy Goddard – Church of the Transfiguration 
  • Laura Gomez – Immaculate Heart of Mary  
  • Gloria Grajales – Mission de Divino Nino Jesus 
  • Priscilla Granese – St. Thomas the Apostle  
  • Cathy Hedges – St. Oliver Plunkett  
  • Pegi Jones – St. Joseph  
  • Kasey Jordan – St. Augustine  
  • Marla Juliano – Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Mission 
  • Carol Kler – St. Brigid  
  • Barbara Lee – St. Pius X  
  • Ellen Markwalter – Sacred Heart  
  • Martha Martinez – St. Jude the Apostle  
  • Sharon Anne McKee – Queen of Angels  
  • Ilsa Mendoza-Jackson – Church of the Holy Cross 
  • Lucy Monahan – St. James Catholic  
  • Chrissy Nielsen – St. Peter Chanel  
  • Elia Piña – St. Francis of Assisi  
  • Lisa Pirrello – Church of the Good Shepherd  
  • Maureene Rutherford – St. Thomas Aquinas  
  • Susan Schafer – Sacred Heart of Jesus  
  • Ok Soon (Joanna) Shin – St. Andrew Kim Korean  
  • Jennifer Squire – St. Joseph  
  • Pamela Tennell – St. Anthony of Padua  
  • Maria Thomas – Our Lady of the Assumption  
  • Nicole Topoleski – St. Lawrence  
  • Claudette Wells – Christ Our Hope  
  • Ashley Wood – St. Mary  
  • Rosemary York – St. John Vianney 

2022 Youth of the Year Awards

  • Isabelle “Izzie” Adams – Basilica of the Sacred Heart 
  • Danielle Apa – St. Brendan the Navigator  
  • Brooke Balog – Our Lady of the Assumption  
  • Daniel Burgos – St. Peter  
  • Haley Brown – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 
  • Kerlin Campos – St. Andrew  
  • Isabelle Cheripka – St. John Vianney  
  • Ji-Ye Choi – St. Andrew Kim Korean  
  • Daniela Cruz-Ortiz – Sacred Heart of Jesus  
  • Jeremiah Dacosta – St. Philip Benizi  
  • Anjali David – St. Matthew  
  • Ellie Margaret Dodd – St. Vincent de Paul  
  • Jennifer Escobar – Our Lady of LaSalette  
  • Emma Gartland – Church of the Good Shepherd  
  • Angel Gomez – St. Augustine  
  • Anthony Gonzalez – St. Theresa of the Child Jesus  
  • Ryan Gue – Catholic Church of  St. Ann 
  • Emma Hardin – St. Oliver Plunkett  
  • Gabrielle Harris – St. Anthony of Padua  
  • Jose J. Hernandez-Angel – St. Patrick  
  • Morgan Hill – St. Brigid  
  • Darius Jones – Sts. Peter and Paul  
  • Brandon Lewis – St. Paul of the Cross  
  • Brian Martin – St. Joseph  
  • Kai Middleton – St. Michael the Archangel 
  • Benjamin Novo – St. Francis of Assisi  
  • Benita O. Okafor – Christ Our Hope  
  • Aldair Ortiz – Church of the Holy Cross 
  • Estrella Quintana – Holy Family  
  • Mariana Rios – St. Pius X  
  • Jasmine Yarissa Rodriguez – St. Clement  
  • Grace Rogers – Queen of Angels  
  • Carolina Sanchez – Mission de Divino Nino Jesus 
  • Thomas Simpson – Church of the Transfiguration 
  • Jillian Tetrick – St. Peter Chanel  
  • Cardin Van Gundy – All Saints  
  • Yasmin Vaz – St. Jude the Apostle  
  • Lucy Vrazel – Immaculate Heart of Mary  
  • Paden Wood – St. Mary 

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