Man of the Year

Minton named ‘Man of the Year’
By Garrison Murphy ’15 THE ROUNDUP For Sam Minton ’14, Nelson Mandela’s words, “It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front,” represents how he tries to conduct himself every day. Whether Minton is on the football field, in the classroom or participating in extracurricular activities such as Key Club or Big Brothers, Minton’s peers said he is a role model and caring leader. Minton is…
Wirth named ‘Man of the Year’

When Greg Wirth ’13, recipient of the The Roundup’s 2013 “Man of the Year” award, was asked to detail some of his experiences at Brophy, he said, “My story’s really not that interesting.”

Cooper named Man of the Year
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 & Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Each year, among the group of graduating seniors from the Brophy student body there are always those who have left their mark on the community. The Roundup’s Man of the Year award is given to one senior who has indeed proven that he embodies the key qualities of a man for others and has left his own mark on…
Man of the Year runner-up Bravo lives out Grad at Grad
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Being a leader at Brophy is just one aspect to what it means to become a Man for Others. Flavio Bravo ’12, a 2012 runner-up for The Roundup’s Man of the Year Award, has gone above and beyond when it comes to helping the community, Brophy and his fellow Broncos. When Bravo attended St. Francis Xavier for grades four through eight, he said…
Under-the-radar Rodriguez voted Man of the Year runner-up by peers
By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Voted by a combination of Brophy faculty and peers, Manny Rodriguez ’12 has been selected as a runner-up for The Roundup’s Man of the Year award. “I was surprised to be nominate d,” Rodriguez said. “I didn’t think I was really well known around campus by teachers and other students.” Rodriguez describes himself as reserved and quiet, but his impact at Brophy has been…
Tamayo named Man of the Year

By Julian De Ocampo ’13 & Brett Mejia ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Sometimes, at the end of the day, all people need to see to be inspired is someone who can beat the odds and overcome adversity with determination and sheer will.

Take for example, Jocsan Tamayo ’11, 2011 winner of The Roundup’s Man of the Year award.

Pullin wins runner up with theater, golf, humility

By Julian De Ocampo ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Sometimes the best way to react to tragedy is to do everything and anything.

Just ask Paul Pullin ’11, a 2011 runner-up for the Man of the Year award who occupied his time at Brophy by playing varsity golf for three years, singing in Honor Choir, joining the service-based National Honors Society and starring in a number of theater productions.

Mayasich continues to inspire as Man of the Year
Staff Editorial Guardiola, Ahmed named runners-up By Michael Mandeville ’11 THE ROUNDUP The Roundup is proud to name Robby Mayasich ’10 the 2010 Man of the Year. Over the past few months Mayasich has touched the hearts of Brophy and its surrounding community unlike anyone ever expected. Shortly after running a leg of the Ragnar Relay race in late February, Mayasich was hit by a car near the Lake Pleasant…
Ahmed, Guardiola named Man of the Year runners-up

Running into senior Zayd Ahmed ’10 in the Information Commons for an interview, his kind and open heart was instantly apparent.
He has a certain humble nature that is very unique, and it is no wonder faculty and students nominated him for The Roundup’s Man of the Year award. The Roundup selected Ahmed as a runner-up for this year’s honor.
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As Sal Guardiola ’10 walks through Brophy it’s not unusual for him to say “Hi” or give a friendly nod to many of the people he sees, from his friends to casual acquaintances to people he barely knows.
He has a quick wit and is almost always ready to share a laugh, but he’s also capable of being entirely serious.