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50 Years of Cavaliers


It’s been 50 years since the merger of Pio Nono and Don Bosco High School. To celebrate 50 Years of Cavaliers, throughout the 2022-23 school year, we will release a series of spotlight videos and stories highlighting a member of each graduating class from 1973 to 2022.


Here are the alumni spotlights we’ve released so far. Be sure to sign up for our emails and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok so that you are among the first to enjoy the latest stories!

  • All
  • 1980-1989
  • 2000-2009
  • 2010-2019
  • 2020-2022

Mike Boeder (TM ’88): Chief Operations Officer at Chorus Community Health Plans

Mike Boeder is a proud Thomas More alumnus from the class of 1988. He currently works as a Chief Operations Officer for Chorus Community Health Plans, and he was also a member of the TM basketball team the last time they won the state championship. Boeder is looking forward to seeing another STM team bring

Bryant Olivares (STM ’20): Engagement Coordinator at Latino Chamber of Commerce of SEW

A 2020 graduate of STM, Bryant Olivares works to connect Latino Business owners with resources to help their companies flourish!   To view more 50th Anniversary Alumni Spotlights, visit tmore.org/50th.  

Sara Magno (STM ’15): Science, Soccer & Serving Her Country

Sara Magno takes the STM promise of developing Men and Women for All Seasons seriously in her life after high school By Katlyn Putney (STM ’10) In the 2014-15 yearbook, the list of activities under Sara Magno’s name almost fills the entire space allotted to her. By participating in sports, helping at Mass and retreats,

Dr. Cecilia Margraff (STM ’11): Dentist at The Dentists South Shore

  Dr. Cecilia Margraff is the biggest fan of a St. Thomas More education. She graduated from STM in 2011, followed in her family’s footsteps, and became a dentist. Today she serves the south side of Milwaukee and even became an owner in her family’s practice.   To view more 50th Anniversary Alumni Spotlights, visit

Jessie Ramirez (TM ’07): Engineer and 2007 Alumnus Joins STM Board of Directors

October 26, 2022: Jessie Ramirez (TM ’07) has been elected to the St. Thomas More High School board of directors. A 2007 alumnus and the founder of two successful engineering firms, Ramirez brings experience in structural engineering and entrepreneurship, along with a passion for St. Thomas More, to the school’s board. “St. Thomas More has

Azucena Guizar (STM ’13): Assistant District Attorney for Racine County

Azucena Guizar is a proud member of the STM Class of 2013. She is working as an assistant district attorney for Racine County, where she hopes to make a difference in her community.

Steve Lynch (TM ’07) Celebrates 500th Game as STM Announcer

A proud St. Thomas More alumnus, Steve Lynch (TM ’07) has recently celebrated his 500th game doing the public address announcing for STM. In a recent interview, Lynch said that he was grateful to have witnessed some of the most significant moments in STM Athletics’ history. He is looking forward to continuing his job for

Elsa Mercado (TM ’03): Alumna Begins Career in DEI at Nike

Elsa Mercado, Ph.D., is the first Mexican-American to complete the doctorate program in Spanish and Portuguese at Vanderbilt University By Dan Steffes (TM ’03) Spending her childhood both on Milwaukee’s south side and with her extended family in rural Mexico, Elsa Mercado (TM ’03) refers to herself as a “Milwauxican.” “It was very rural, almost

Mike Matel (STM ’87) – Freese’s Candy Shoppe

A member of the STM Class of 1987, Mike Matel is the owner of Freese’s Candy Shoppe and Heavenly Roasted Nuts in West Allis. Mike and his family specialize in assorted candy, nuts, and chocolate! Mike considers St. Thomas More to be like family to him, and he credits his experience as a student there

Caitlin Russell (STM ’09): Bougie Berries: A Dessert Boutique

A member of the STM Class of 2009, Caitlin Russell has been the owner and operator of Bougie Berries for the last seven years. She credits her parents and the connections she made at STM for giving her the tools necessary for success. Bougie Berries is a dessert boutique specializing in handmade delectables like cupcakes,


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