Congratulations to the 10 individuals who received the 2018 Bensalem Distinguished Alumni Award. These amazing Bensalem graduates have made an impact on the world around them through business, medicine, humanitarian pursuits and the arts. They were recently honored at an induction ceremony and luncheon.
John Brown ’69 – 35 years Total Traffic/Weather radio reporter; Philadelphia Milestone Award for contributions to radio arts in Philadelphia
Linda McGee ’71 – First Woman appointed to lead Philadelphia Public League Athletic Program overseeing athletic programs in 45 high schools; PA Sports Hall of Fame
Adam Koszowski ’86 – MD/Ph.D., Chairman, Anesthesia Department at St. Joseph’s Hospital Denver, CO; 2016 Physician of the Year
Randall Cole ’88 – Cyber Security Expert creating new and secure computer systems; deployed one of the first secure gateways to the FDA to report drug safety
Dan Dizio ’90 – Co-founder and CEO, Philly Pretzel Factory; Top 200 Franchises, Franchise Market Magazine
David Stachura ’96 – Ph.D. Cell and Molecular Biology, Associate Professor California State University; 2016 Outstanding New Investigator Award, Cal State, Chico, CA
Jeff Skversky ’97 – 6ABC sportscaster for WPVI Philadelphia, one of the nation’s largest media outlets; graduate of Klein College of Media and Communications, Temple University
Sonia Mehta ’00 – MD from Boston University School of Medicine; Authored Step-Up to the USMLE Step 1, a bestselling medical text; 2018 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education
Trish Hartman ’01 – 6ABC Reporter, Multi-media Journalist WPVI-TV; BA University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism; 2005 Julie Galvan Outstanding Graduate in Journalism Award, Society of Professional Journalists
Gilbert Bailey ’06 – member of original cast of A Bronx Tale on Broadway 2016-present; Broadway cast of The Book of Mormon 2015; cast award nominee for Chita Rivera Award, A Bronx Tale.