Over 500 students, parents, teachers, and alumnae gathered at the Mamaroneck Beach and Tennis Club on Friday night for a gala celebration honoring Sister Jean Baptiste Nicholson, O.S.U. Sister Jean Baptiste, affectionately known as “J.B., served The Ursuline School in New Rochelle for 39 years as a teacher, principal, president, and was recently named president emerita. Dick Brennan, a political reporter for Fox News Five and a parent of two Ursuline graduates, served as Master of Ceremonies for an evening filled with tributes to this very special nun.
Pictured: William Tully and his four daughters, all Ursuline alumnae and Westchester residents, surround Sister Jean Baptiste Nicholson, O.S.U. From top: William Tully, Sue Tully Rollins’ 82, Jackie Tully Alberti ‘76, Joan Marie Tully O’Connor ‘74, Sister Jean Baptiste Nicholson, O.S.U. and Cathy Tully Moore ‘72. A fifth sister and alumnae, Sandy Tully Martin ‘79 was not able to attend. The Tully sisters’ deceased mother, Kathryn Merket Tully was also an alumna from the Class of ‘48.