Nap Barranco is Named Montgomery Catholic’s 2024 Charlie Harbin Distinguished Service Award Winner

Mr. Nap Barranco was honored by Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School on February 3, as the 2024 Charlie Harbin Distinguished Service Award winner for his service to the school.

The Charlie Harbin Distinguished Service Award was established almost 30 years ago by the Harbin family and is awarded by the school, recognizing selfless individuals who significantly serve Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School and exemplify its values in their lives.

Montgomery Catholic’s president, Mr. Justin Castanza, presented Nap with the award at the school’s 16th Annual Monte Carlo Night, in appreciation for his dedicated service.

Nap Barranco is a proud alumni of Montgomery Catholic, the spouse of an MCPS alum, father of four alum, and grandfather of numerous current MCPS students and alum. Nap is an ardent supporter of MCPS in every way, including being the Capital Campaign leader and supporter for the building of the Dolly Barranco Center, volunteering as a project manager for several new MCPS facilities, such as Holy Spirit Elementary’s campus and gym, and the middle and high school campus’s gym and fine arts building, acting as a committee member and supporter of the Strategic and Capital Campaign Committee, serving as president of the St. Bede School Board, serving as chairman of the first-ever Spring Seafood Dinner, Raffle, and Auction fundraiser for “Catholic High,” and countless other committees and on-campus work and clean-up days.

As a lifetime and active member of a local parish, Nap is a proud advocate of the faith and Catholic education. Nap’s gift of service has been an abundant blessing to our Montgomery Catholic community for over 40 years. We are so grateful for his service to our school.

Congratulations Nap Barranco and thank you for all that you have done for Montgomery Catholic!

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