August 7, 2017
Upcoming Events
August 25 - 27, 2017         Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend
                                           Click here to register!
 
September 10, 2017          Legends Golf Classic
                                           Golf Club of Dublin
                                           Click here to register!

Support our Athletic Teams
Football  Fundraiser
 "Game Day Countdown"

Saturday, August 12
6:00-10:00 p.m.
The Bogey Bar and Grill
6013 Glick Rd  Dublin, OH  43017
Admission:  $25 per person  Cash Bar
Click here for details.
Field Hockey Chipotle Fundraiser

Wednesday, August 23
Noon to 8:00 p.m.
Chipotle at 4489 N. High Street
Show the flyer and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Bishop Watterson Field Hockey!

Click here for flyer.


Update your Information
We would like to hear how you are doing.

Change of Address? New Job?
Marriage?  Baby?

Please update your information 
on our website or by clicking here. 

Planning a Reunion?
Planning a Class Reunion in 2017or 2018? We would be happy to help promote your event.
Please contact Terri Kernan at   tkernan@cdeducation.org and we will put the details in our Eagle Extra and on our website. We can also furnish you with the contact information that we have on file.
Please remember to take photos and send to us so that we can share!
Upcoming Reunions
 
Classes o  2002, 2012
 
Please let us know if you are planning a reunion in 2017.  We can help with contact information, publicity, ideas, etc. Contact Terri Kernan at tkernan@cdeducation.org.


 
Class of 1962 - 55th Reunion
 
Saturday, August 19, 2017
6:00 p.m.
 
Bishop Watterson 
Dominican Hall
 
Contact:  Francis Doyle  
fdoyle@columbus.rr.com
 
Class of 1972 - 45th Reunion
 
     
Saturday, August 19, 2017
7:00 p.m. - ?

Varsity Club
278 W. Lane Ave.
Columbus, OH  43201

Contact: Mark Logsdon
whs72@outlook.com
        
 

 
 
Class of 1982 - 35th Reunion
 
Saturday, September 2, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Woodlands Backyard
668 Grandview Avenue
Columbus, Ohio  43215
 
Cash Bar
 
Contact: Tracie Shay Tompkins 
(614) 314-0152
 
 
Class of 1987 - 30th Reunion
 
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Harrison's on Kenny 4510 Kenny Road Columbus, Ohio 43220

Hosted by Vinny, Johnny and Lizard Questions: Lizodorisio@gmail.com (614) 595-2355

Click here to view invitation. 
 
  
 

 
 
Legends Golf Classic - Sunday, September 10, 2017
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Gather your foursome and join us on Sunday, September 10 for our annual Bishop Watterson Legends Golf Classic at the Golf Club of Dublin. This outing honors the legacies of two great coaches and administrators: Ron Shay and Tom Scholl. Proceeds from this event are used to provide support for scholarships. This year our guest of honor will be BWHS and OSU golfer Ralph Guarasci  '74.
We are currently looking for sponsors and players.  Online registration is available now by clicking here. 
2017 Athletic Hall of Fame
Congratulations to the following individuals who have been selected to be inducted into our 
 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame.

Frank Biancone  '61
Billy Boyle  '70  
Mike Durant  '88
Gracie Finnegan  '10
Dr. James Good  (posthumous)
Lerron Moore  '02
Mike Mulligan  '88  
Andrew Theado  '97

Inductees will be introduced at halftime of the BWHS vs. Whitehall football game at Hagely Field on Friday, August 25.  A Brunch and Induction Ceremony will be held on Sunday, August 27 in
 Dominican Hall at Bishop Watterson. If you are interested in attending, please click here.

Seeking Military Service Information

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We in the process of compiling a database of military service of our alums. Please contact Mike Roark at mroark@cdeducation.org with information
including your name, graduation year, branch of service, etc. 
We are very grateful and proud of all of our alums who have given service to our country.

 New Coaches Announced
Brian Kennedy '92 Named Head Football Coach for the Eagles
Coach Kennedy is extremely excited for this opportunity and views this as his "dream job." His goals are to continue t he tradition of excellence on and off the football field, provide a positive experience to every student-athlete, and make the Bishop Watterson Community proud. He has coached football and track for the Eagles for the past 15 years.    
Coach Kennedy is married with four daughters, the oldest of whom will be a freshman at BWHS this year.



Emily Manahan '08 Named Head Coach for the BWHS Softball Team 
Coach Manahan is a graduate of Bluffton University where she played softball and was a four-year starter and letter winner. She was part of the team that set the school's single season win record in 2009. In addition, she coached the Ohio Stingrays and has been an assistant and hitting coach at BWHS for the past three years. Coach Manahan is excited to lead the Eagle softball program and hopes to add to Bishop Watterson's legacy and winning tradition.
 

BWHS to start Football "Letterman's Association"

Are you a former player, coach, parent or fan who is interested in following our Eagles?

If so please join our "Letterman's Association" and stay informed about the happenings in our football program.  Please email Coach Brian Kennedy at bjk9721@yahoo.com.

Alumni in the News
Lauren Grogan '11 named golf coach at 
Aquinas College. Congratulations Lauren!
Click here for article.
Lauren Grogan
Nick Vulanich '04 repeats as Iron Man winner.
Click here for article.


Happy 70th Birthday to the Class of 1964

Alumni from the Class of 1964 gathered at Bravo last October to celebrate their 70th birthdays.
The Alumni Department and your friends at Bishop Watterson would like to wish you all a very Happy Birthday and a year filled with many blessings!
In Service to Others
 


The Alumni Department provides service at St. Lawrence Haven on the second Wednesday of each month, preparing and packaging meals for the daily lunch line. We normally volunteer from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
St. Lawrence Haven is the St. Vincent de Paul-run sack lunch program, located behind Holy Cross Church at the corner of Rich and Main streets downtown. Approximately 300-500 meals are served each day. The staff at St. Lawrence Haven is very appreciative of the assistance we provide and we are very thankful for the alumni and friends who have taken time out of their busy schedules to help with this service endeavor!  
  
If you are interested in helping, please email Terri Kernan at tkernan@cdeducation.org. We would love to have you join us!
Yearbooks for Sale

Did you order a yearbook and forgot to pick it up?
We have many unclaimed yearbooks in the Alumni Department.
In addition, we have many past yearbooks for sale.
The cost is $25.

Contact Terri Kernan at tkernan@cdeducation.org if you would like to claim a yearbook or are interested in purchasing one.

2017-18 Alumni Association Board


Front row:  Emily Manahan, Kathy Bryant, Mark Flanagan, Heather Weekley, 
Carolyn Ritchey Hayzlett
Back row:   Scott Manahan, Greg Cunningham, Monsignor John Cody, Leo Grimes, 
Carol Judy Stewart, Mike Rea
 
President  - Mark Flanagan '97
Vice President - Leo Grimes '73
Secretary - Steve Devlin '96
Advisory Position - Shawn O'Reilly  '88
Chaplain - Reverend Msgr. John Cody  '64
 
Alumni Director - Scott Manahan, smanahan@cdeducation.org 
Alumni Assistant - Terri Kernan, tkernan@cdeducation.org 
 
Board Members
Corey Shubitowski Barrett  '05
Kathy Bryant '80
Greg Cunningham '08
E. J. Davis '75
Jonathan Fortkamp '88
Carolyn Ritchey Hayzlett '92
Brad Kernan '06
Emily Manahan '08
Mike Rea  '62
David Stein  '92
Carol Judy Stewart  '64
Heather Weekley '07