Kelly: With Omahan's nudge, Creighton Prep expands tribute to fallen war heroes by building memorial plaza
The new plaza, named in honor of Dennis P. Circo — who already has a Creighton Prep detention room named for him — will be dedicated May 30.
Posted: Friday, May 2, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 11:32 pm, Thu Jul 24, 2014.
When he looked upon a history wall at his old high school, Omaha businessman Dennis Circo was disappointed that a name was missing.
The list enumerated Creighton Prep grads who had died in war, but it did not include John Cantoni, the first husband of Circo's mother, Olive. Circo asked Prep to correct the oversight, and the school was eager to do so.
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Friday, May 2, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 11:32 pm.