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The 6th Annual Lights, Camera, Auction Dinner Dance will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Excelsior Grand.

We hope you can join us at our committee meetings which are listed below:
All meetings will begin at 7pm and will be held in Founders Hall
Monday, October 3, Nominating Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
Monday, December 12
Monday, January 9
Monday, February 13
Monday, March 20

For more information on the event and to learn how you can help us, please contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 718.447.4150 ext. 130/ext. 171.



Cooking Classes for Kindergarten through Adult

For full details and schedule see our brochure.



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Lights, Camera, Auction 2016.


Over the years, St. John Villa Academy has had the privilege of honoring members of the Villa and Staten Island Community for their hardwork and dedication in making the lives of their neighbors better. We are proud to call them our alumni, parents, past and present employees and friends.

Lights, Camera, Auction 2016 Honorees

Mary Koren '71 and Frances Koren '71
Anthony (Tony) Navarino
Diane Tramontana '81 Peruggia and Michael Lanza E'87
Mary Amato, Bernadette Caffiero, Eileen Cochrane '75 Bobe, Angela Flaherty, and Maryanne Watters
Mona and Vincent Zaloom and Family
Sr. Madeleine Werner, C.S.JB. and Marguerite Karam '75 Colantoni

Lights, Camera, Auction 2015 Honorees

Sr. Mary Crucifix Pandullo '58, C.S.JB.
Mr. Robert and Mrs. Catherine Liotta '81 Coghlan
Mrs. Esther Pompeo
Mrs. Paula DeVita '80 Gregory
Ms. Jann Amato
Elementary School Principals

Lights, Camera, Auction 2014 Honorees

Sr. Lois Darold, C.S.JB.
Dr. Salvatore and Mrs. Rachel Coronato '83 Volpe
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Taliercio
Mrs. Georgeanne Sklenar
Mrs. Patricia Nilssen
The Siller Family

Lights, Camera, Auction 2013 Honorees

Sr. Mary Cecile Swanton '64, C.S.JB.
Ms. Sara Truglio and Mrs. Julie Andrea
Mrs. Denise Cartelli Arena
Mrs. Fran Hetherington
Joseph T. McGinn, MD, FACS, FACCP
Mrs. Dolores Merola ’54 Celentano

Lights, Camera, Auction 2012 Honorees

Monsignor James Dorney
Mr. Salvatore and Mrs. Maria Alcamo E'75 Riggio
Mrs. Marian Romagnolo '52 Sparago
Mr. Mike Proffitt
Ms. Dorothy Clinton
Mrs. Mary Guardino
Mr. John Mattera E'68

85th Gala Honorees

Sr. Placid Baglino '46, C.S.JB.
Mrs. Brunette Bianchi '48 Daddi
Mr. Joseph E'62 and Mrs. Caroline Petosa '66 Ferreri
Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Ogno
NYC Fire Department Engine Co. 161
NYC Fire Department Ladder Co. 81

Gala 2007 Honorees

Mr. Fred Ariemma
The Cappozalo Family
Sr. Ermelinda Cordasco '36, C.S.JB.
The Curatolo Family
Mr. Alfredo Dinten
Monsignor Richard J. Guastella
Mrs. Wendy Pellegrino
Mr. Peter Statile

Gala 2006 Honorees

Mr. Theodore Atlas, Jr.
Sr. John Agnes Barone, C.S.JB.
Mr. Frank Cafaro E'64
Mrs. Cecelia Downer
Mr. Anthony C. Ferreri E'64
The Grzelak Family
Ms. Kerry Ann Hughes
Mr. Gregory Perillo
Mrs. Lorraine Lamorte '59 '63 Silva

Gala 2004 Honorees

Mrs. Michele Bruns
Mrs. Roberta Doherty
Mrs. Maria Fives '75 Roman
Ms. Susan Shepherd

Gala 2001 Honorees

Sisters of St. John the Baptist