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Archbishop John Carroll Hall of Fame

Barry Kirsch – Inaugural Archbishop John Carroll Hall of Fame Inductee


Presented by the Class of ‘77 Men’s Basketball Team

On Saturday, Oct. 7,  we honored and celebrated Barry Kirsch for his 50 years of service to the Carroll community as teacher, coach and Pro-Life moderator at our inaugural Hall of Fame event. Read more

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About our inductee, Barry Kirsch

It is with a great deal of admiration as well as a profound sense of gratitude and respect that we honor Mr. Barry Kirsch as the first inductee into the Carroll Hall of Fame. You will find very few, if any, people in life who have changed less over the course of 50 years than Coach Kirsch. He is still the same man of high moral integrity who continues to strive to instill in all his students the lifelong necessity of personal faith, scholastic achievement and social involvement. He has led by example as moderator of the Pro-Life club for the past 30 years.

He coached both the boys and girls basketball teams for 13 years each. He was the baseball coach for 6 years. When he wasn’t coaching he has been busy announcing baseball, football and basketball games over the years. Coach Kirsch has always modeled a life of discipline, generosity, and purpose. As a teacher, coach, or a spiritual role model all of us who are part of the Carroll community have benefited in so many ways from having spent time with this very special teacher.

About the Carroll Hall of Fame:

The Carroll Hall of Fame will recognize alumni, faculty, coaches and staff who have made outstanding contributions to the Archbishop Carroll community since its founding in 1967. These contributions and accomplishments will reflect Carroll’s commitment to excellence in the areas of spiritual, academic, athletic, and social development.

Carroll Hall of Fame Nomination Requirements:

Inductees must:

  • Be alumni of 20 or more years, faculty, coaches or staff.
  • Demonstrate outstanding commitment of time and talent to the Archbishop Carroll community.
  • Show excellence in participation of extracurricular activities (sports, arts, student council, campus ministry, etc.) in high school and beyond.
  • Have career accomplishments that reflect the character taught at Archbishop Carroll— the lifelong necessity of personal faith, scholastic achievement and social involvement.
  • Be individuals who have made significant contributions to enable Carroll to expand and enhance its commitment to excellence.

Hall of Fame Committee:

Joseph DeBarberie ’73
Joseph deSimone ’74
Marita Coffey Finley ’86
Francis Fox ’77
Michael Kennedy ’73
Francis Lynam ’73
Joseph Rogers ’73

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Class of ’77 Mens Basketball Team




Eustace Mita ’73

Cocktail Reception

Jane and Hank Mullany ‘76
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Archbishop Carroll Board of Directors
The Clancy Family
The Coffey Family
Francis and Francesca Fox ’77
Kathleen Lawlor Hopkins ‘76
The Hurley Family
The Keefer Family
Joe Keefer ’76
John Kiely ’76
Kevin Lynam ’77
Dr. Maureen Lawlor Yelovich ’73


The Brophy Family
The Dougherty Family
The Guyer Family
The Finley Family
The Family of Claude B. Kershner
The Kennedy Family
The Longarini Family
The Mullen Family & The Children of the Father Foundation
The O’Rourke Family
The Santoleri Family