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2007 Debate Reunion

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The 2007 Fulton Debate Reunion was held over the weekend of Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21.

More than 30 alums returned to The Heights to attend the Annual Fulton Prize Debate and a gala banquet. Legendary Fultonian Joseph McLaughlin '65 was honored as "Fultonian of the Year" and he was the featured after dinner speaker.

Fultonians in attendance included (by year of graduation):

  • Edward Fogarty '50
  • Alfred Reilly '52
  • Wallace Peck '56
  • Jack McNealy '60, winner of the 1960 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Kevin Byrne '61, winner of the 1961 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Joseph McLaughlin '65, winner of the 1964 and 1965 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Ron Jerutis '67, winner of the 1966 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Richard Sumberg '68
  • George Eagan Ginther '69
  • Richard Seron '71
  • Jane Osborne McKnight '75, winner of the 1973 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Michael Reilly '76, winner of the 1975 Fulton Prize Debate
  • John Lane '81
  • Mark Milano '82, winner of the 1982 Fulton Prize Debate
  • John Goodwin '88, winner of the 1988 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Jennifer Dowd Deakin '90, winner of the 1990 Gargan Medal
  • Alison Mills '90
  • Charles Morris III '91, winner of the 1991 Gargan Medal
  • Darren Schwiebert '92, winner of the 1990 and 1991 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Dilip Paliath '93, winner of the 1993 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Laura Oei Phillips '93
  • Robert Berry '93, winner of the 1992 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Melinda Maxson Berry '93
  • Wenyu Ho Blanchard '95, winner of the 1994 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Nick Brady '95
  • Jack Minnear '95
  • Christopher Strunk '95, winner of the 1994 Gargan Medal
  • Joshua Marmol '99, winner of the 1998 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Monique Reynes Austin '00
  • Kelleigh Domaingue '00
  • Joseph Bowden '05
  • Allen Best '07, winner of the 2006 and 2007 Fulton Prize Debate
  • Mandy Castle '07, winner of the 2005, 2006, and 2007 Gargan Medal
  • Matthew Maerowitz '10
  • Ryan Malone '10

A full account of all the reunion activities and award winners can be found in the Summer 2007 edition of The Fultonian.

If you like your named added to our alumni mailing list, please contact John Katsulas at katsulas@bc.edu or 617-552-4298.

photo of Fulton Debating Room

The Fulton Debating Room in Gasson Hall, historic home of the Society and site of the Fulton Prize Debate

photo of Rev. Robert Fulton

Rev. Robert Fulton, S.J., watches over the Annual Fulton Prize Debate

photo of Fulton Debate Seal

The seal of the Society adopted in 1890

photo of Wall honoring Fulton winners

The wall honoring winners of the Fulton Prize Debate

photo of 1990 Fulton Prize debaters, the Society's centennial

The Fulton Prize Debaters in 1990, the year of the Society's Centennial