Alumni Hall of Fame

The Alumni Hall of Fame Award recognizes and honors Madonna Academy, Chaminade High School, and Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory alumni who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments either personally or professionally after graduation.
 
Honorees are selected because they either significantly improved the lives of others, contributed significant volunteer or community service, or achieved significant advancement in their professional field.
2019-20 Hall of Fame Honorees
Kristian Dominguez '09
Air Officer Captain
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Kristian was born and raised in Hollywood where he attended Nativity Catholic School from Pre-K 4 through 8th grade, excelling in math and graduating at the top of his class in 2005.  

While at Chaminade-Madonna, he was a member of the soccer, track, and cross-country teams, was a L.I.F.E. leader, and actively participated in the campus ministry program and other activities and clubs, including Mu Alpha Theta.
Kristian was voted "Most Athletic" male in his Class of 2009 and graduated in the Top Five.  He received numerous awards at graduation, including Science, National Hispanic Scholar, and the Father Chaminade Award.

He attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, graduating in May 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering Degree, and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps.  

Following graduation, he attended The Basic School for Marine Corps Officers in Quantico, VA, graduating in January 2014, and then began Naval Aviator Flight Training in Pensacola, FL.  

Kristian Dominguez earned his wings of gold in March 2016 and reported to his first squadron as an MV-22 Osprey pilot at Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, NC.  During his time there, he deployed to the Caribbean in September 2017 to assist with Hurricanes Irma and Maria relief efforts.  

As well, he deployed from February to August 2018 aboard the USS Iwo Jima in support of national objectives in the Middle East.  Now a Captain, Kristian Dominguez is currently deployed in Norway as part of the Marine Rotational Force - Europe as an Air Officer in an infantry battalion.

Vincent Newman
Vincent Newman
Agriculture Instructor McCarthur High School
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Vincent Newman is an Agriculture Instructor at McArthur High School. He is in his seventh year at McArthur. His agriculture program, in partnership with the FNGLA (Florida Nursery Growers Landscape Association), has certified more students than any other secondary school in the State of Florida. Since becoming a teacher with Broward County Public Schools, Mr. Newman joined and has been an active member of the Broward Teachers Union. He has been appointed to lead the Code of Conduct Committee and is currently a member of the Calendar Committee.

Mr. Newman holds an Associate Arts degree in Business Administration from Miami-Dade College, an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Broward College, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration and a Master of Science degree in Program Administration from St. Thomas University. He is ABD in a PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University.

He has been married for 33 years to his wife Imelda Newman. They have 2 children, Victoria and Vincent. Victoria is will finish law school at Nova Southeastern University in May 2019 and Vincent is completing his medical school residency in Buffalo, NY in June 2019.

Victoria Turley
Victoria Turley
Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Information Technology Center
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Victoria Kenyon Turley is currently the Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Information Technology Center which provides private, cloud services to the Federal agencies. She is responsible for two enterprise data centers located in Kansas City, MO and Saint Louis, MO. As of January 2018, Mrs. Turley has been partnering with the White House’s Office of American Innovation to modernize and optimize the USDA’s IT infrastructure.

Prior to arriving at USDA, Mrs. Turley served in various IT executive positions in the private sector at CenturyLink, US Central Federal Credit Union, Sprint Wireless, OnThe.Net, and the Oak Ridge National Lab. Mrs. Turley, a native of Miramar, Florida, was commissioned as an Ensign through the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1983 at Auburn University. Before entering the private sector in 1989, she served on active duty in the United States Navy as an Intelligence Systems Engineer, supporting the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Mrs. Turley is married to her college sweetheart, Robert, and has one son, Robert III (Trey).