Alumna of the Year, Danna Spatafora Davis '82
Archbishop Chapelle High School is honored to name Danna as the 2021 Alumna of the Year because of her constant support of our school and her loyalty to green & white. We all appreciate Danna's support over the years and are thrilled to honor her with our 2021 Alumna of the Year award!
Danna Spatafora Davis graduated from Archbishop Chapelle High School in 1982. Danna continued her education at Southeastern Louisiana University where she pursued a degree in Registered Nursing. She later transferred to Ochsner’s school of Allied Health to become a registered radiology technologist. Danna later received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Administration.
Danna’s professional career began at St. James Parish Hospital in Lutcher, Louisiana. Danna discovered her passion for radiology following her career in Mammography at DIS in 1992. She shined as a leader in her field, becoming QA Coordinator and later becoming a supervisor. Danna is currently the Clinical Supervisor and Breast Coordinator/Navigator at Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner. She has served 29 years with her company and has watched technology evolve over her 33 years of experience in radiology. Danna shares, “I know that I am making a difference in the lives of my patients.”
Danna is married to Joseph “Buddy” Davis. She has two daughters and one stepdaughter that all graduated from Chapelle: Danielle Geis, class of 2008; Alexa Davis, class of 2011; and D’Anna Geis, class of 2014. Danna has two stepsons that graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School: Joshua and Jordan Davis, class of 2007. Buddy and Danna are proud that all five of their children are Catholic School and College graduates.
Danna started volunteering from the moment her daughters entered St. Ann School in Metairie, Louisiana. Once her daughter became a Chapelle Chipmunk, Danna focused her attention towards serving her Alma Mater. She served on several committees since 2004, including the Emerald Gala, Prom Fest, Parent’s Club, and Craft Fair. Danna is currently serving on the Alumnae Board where she has been a Member at Large for the last 5 years. Danna has co-chaired Cocktails in the Courtyard the past 2 years, is her graduating class’s chairperson, and served as the chairperson for the “80’s Decade” at Alumnae Rally.
Danna is currently the Co-president of Driftwood’s Garden Club, and has been an active member of Driftwood’s Civic Association and Driftwood Country Club boards and committees.
“I love giving back. I look forward to the future, when I can retire, slow down, and focus on my time with my family and grandchildren.”
Previous Recipients of the Chapelle Alumna of the Year Award
2020 - Katherine "Kay" Quigley Dussouy '99
2019 - Angelina "Angie" Christina '81
2018 - Yvette Vezina LaCour '85
2017 - Donna Martiny Clement '76
2016 - Dr. Cherie Drez Bragg '86
2015 - Cindy Schule Wooderson '80
2014 - Victoria Calamari Lombard '87
2013 - Jane Ann Kuckelman Frosch '74
2012 - Dayna McGovern Boudreaux '78 & Cynthia Meyer Reynolds '76
2011 - Millie McNamara Moore '68
2010 - Kitty Cleveland '84
2009 - Sarah Comiskey McDonald '99
2008 - Bonnie Perkins Jones '75
2007 - Angela Saponara Thomas '97
2005 - Cynthia Mathes Molyneux '67
2004 - Judy Golemi Spadafora '66
2003 - Deborah A. Villio '79
2002 - Carolyn McCann Haar '68
2001 - Sr. Anne Joan Flanagan, FSP '74
2000 - Trisha Voltz Carlson '84
1999 - Judith Randazza Bertucci '70
1998 - Karen Caffery Betz '73
1997 - Erin Vezina Caruso '81
1996 - The Honorable Camille Buras Tifft '79
1995 - Jamie Fratello Staub '80
1994 - Dr. Catherine Troendle Fitzmorris '73
1993 - Shirley Prat Bertucci '69
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