Welcome to St. Francis Alumni

“Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words”

St. Francis of Assisi



Graduates and former students of St. Francis, thank you for making St. Francis of Assisi Elementary and Middle School what it is today. The St. Francis community appreciates you, and we want you to know that St. Francis will always be a home for you. We would enjoy hearing from you.


St. Francis Alumni Participate in Campus Ministries


Class of 2006 alumni Katie Hess Katie is a student at James Madison University (JMU).   Katie spent her Spring break on the island of La Gonave, Haiti with a group of students from the JMU Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM).

Class of 2008 alumni Emily Holmes is a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in Blacksburg, Virginia. Emile attended a mission to Louisville, Kentucky as part of the Newman Outreach Project.

Alumni Sports Volunteers

"Sport, properly directed, develops character, makes a man courageous, a generous loser, and a gracious victor”
– Pope Pius XII,Sport at the Service of the Spirit July 29, 1945

Alumni Kenneth Diaz and Chris Turner, Class of 2010, and Michael Mancini, Class of 2011, have been volunteer coaching for St Francis’ sports programs.

Alumni Religious Education VolunteerMary Beth Padberg

Mary Beth Padberg of the Class of 2010 has been volunteering as a catechist for St. Francis of Assisi parish.  Mary Beth graduated from Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School and is attending George Mason University.





bobsled Our own St Francis alumni from the Class of 2007, Kevin McGlade, competing in Altenburg, Germany. Kevin is on the Team USA Skeleton Development Team.   Kevin has visited St Francis School and spoken to Mrs. Herrmann’s eighth grade class. 




Our St. Francis Family Grows!

Ashleigh Coons, formerly known as Ashleigh Dowdy, was a member of the Class of 2001. Ashleigh is the Event Coordinator for Catering by Darlene, the catering service, who, besides catering special events, provides school lunches to St. Francis students. Ashleigh and her husband Brandon have two daughters, Kinsleigh, age 1 year old, and Ryleigh, age 2 years old.



Colleen McGlade, Class of 2005


Colleen spent the start of 2013 sharing the Gospel spirit by volunteering at a orphanage in Uganda! Read about her mission work at the Amani Baby Cottage and follow her blog at:





Anita McKeone


Alumni Information:

Class of 2012
Alumni Reunion Invitation


Ashley Avila to Kevin Smith

Ashleigh Dowdy to Brandon Coons

Kaitlyn Herrmann to Maxim Collignon



Andy Hite

Mary Ellen Morgan

Matthew Yoder

2016-17 Business Sponsors*

Farmers Insurance-Olazabal
Language Innovations
Mt. Vernon Internal Medicine

2017 PTO Auction Sponsors*

Flynn & O'Hara
His & Her Hair Designers  
Knights of Columbus #9259
Abigail Miller & Associates,          PLLC (Woodbridge)
Patricio Enterprises
Overland 4x4
Todos Supermarket                     (Dumfries)

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