Meet Bensalem’s Distinguished Alumni

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 ’86MD/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 ’976ABC sports­cast­er for WPVI Philadelphia, one of the nation’s largest media out­lets; grad­u­ate of Klein College of Media and Communications, Temple University

Sonia Mehta ’00MD 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 ’016ABC 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.