November 18, 2019
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Our Back Field Renovation
Upcoming Events
Ron Shay Alumni Basketball Tournament
 Sunday, December 29, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Click here to register.

2020 Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations Due
December 1, 2019

2009 Field Hockey State Championship Reunion
Friday, January 3, 2020 6:30 p.m.
Dominican Hall prior to BWHS vs. Bishop Ready basketball game.

Alumni Wrestling Night
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Eagle Gala
Sunday, April 19, 2020
The Exchange at Bridgepark

Alumni Baseball Night Honoring the 1965 Baseball Team -
55 years since BWHS first District Championship
Monday, May 4, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
Bishop Watterson vs. Bishop Ready game

Mens' Night in Honor of Monsignor Kenneth Grimes
Sunday, May 17, 2020
St. Andrew's Nugent Hall
Speaker: Former NFL and OSU linebacker James Laurinaitis

Legends Golf Classic
Monday, June 29, 2020
New Location - Scioto Reserve Country Club
Planning a Reunion in 2019-20?

Classes of 1959, 2004, 2014 ...
are you planning a reunion?

We would be happy to help promote your event. Please contact Terri Kernan at or    (614) 268-8671 x329  and we will put the details in our Eagle Extra and on our website. We can also furnish you with contact information that we have on file.

Please remember to take photos and send some to us so that we can share!

Class of 1999
20th Reunion

Friday, November 29, 2019
Halftime Tavern
1532 Bethel Rd.
Columbus, OH
7:30 p.m.
Food and drink available for purchase.

Sarah Antry Wickham
(614) 564-7431

Class of 2009
10th Reunion

Saturday, November 30, 2019
Land-Grant Brewing Company
424 W. Town St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Room reserved from
7:00 pm - 1:00 a.m.

Kevin Burke
(614) 624-6418
Sean Burke
(614) 623-6416

Save the Date

Class of 1970
50th Reunion

Saturday, August 1, 2020
BWHS Dominican Hall

Contact: Patrick Kane
or (614) 332-3187

Class of 1989 - 30th Reunion
Ron Shay Alumni Basketball Tournament

Gather your team and join us for our annual

Ron Shay Alumni Basketball Tournament!

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Please contact Steve Devlin at or (614)989-7579 if you are interested in sponsoring or participating in this popular holiday event.

Click here to register.
2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations
Would you like to nominate someone for our 2020 Athletic Hall of Fame?
Nominations need to be submitted on the proper form by December 1st.
For more information and nomination form, click here . .
2009 Field Hockey State Championship Reunion

Members of the 2009 State Championship Field Hockey team will be recognized at half-time of the BWHS vs. Bishop Ready boys' basketball game on Friday, January 3.
A reception will be held prior to the game at 6:30 p.m. in Dominican Hall.
If interested in attending, please email Terri Kernan at
Transcript Requests
A new system has been devised to obtain a transcript from Bishop Watterson. To request a transcript, please go to our website, click on Alumni, and then the Transcript Request tab.
Alumni in the News
Janet Baird Receives OHSAA Sportsmanship Award
Congratulations to Bishop Watterson High School Field Hockey Head Coach Janet Baird on being honored with the Ohio Field Hockey Coaches Association’s 2019 Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity (SEI) Award! Individuals selected for this honor reflect the values of sportsmanship, ethics and integrity in all their professional responsibilities and are a role model for others. The awards are presented through the Ohio High School Athletics Association (OHSAA), with the coaches association for each of the 26 sports sanctioned by the OHSAA selecting one of their members to honor with the annual SEI Award each year.

Coach Baird is a 1987 graduate of Bishop Watterson and began her coaching career here as an assistant coach under Katie Brosmer in 1989. She became the head coach in 1997 and has made nine state final four appearances, winning the state championship in 2005 and 2009, Her overall record is 322-78-25.
Congratulations Coach Baird!
Mary Pulsinelli '19
Congratulations to Mary
Pulsinelli '19 who graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center this fall.
Eagle Gala 2020

Mark your Calendar for Eagle Gala 2020!

Sunday, April 19, 2020
The Exchange at Bridge Park

All proceeds benefit tuition assistance and the Dominican Program
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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 a St. Vincent de Paul-run sack lunch program, located downtown behind Holy Cross Church.
Approximately 200-500 meals are served each day. The staff at St. Lawrence Haven is very appreciative of the assistance we provide and we are 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 .
We would love to have you join us! 
June Volunteers
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October Volunteers
November Volunteers

Eternal Rest Grant Unto Them

The following alumni and friends have passed away recently.

Please keep them and their families in your prayers.

William Scholl '65 - November 8, 2019

Paula Willett Steller '84 - November 9, 2019

Brendan Foley '19 - November 10, 2019

Former Coach
Roger Lloyd - October 27, 2019

From the Foley family:
It is with great sadness we share that Brendan passed away peacefully at home with his family on Sunday, November 10. Brendan wanted us to tell everyone that he loves his Bishop Watterson family and the many friends he made. We are so grateful for your love and support of Brendan over the years. He had a strong faith and said he was looking forward to his next life with Jesus in heaven.
Alumni Association Board Members

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,  
Alumni Assistant  - Terri Kernan,  
Board Members
Corey Shubitowski '05 Barrett 
Sean Campbell '07
Greg Cunningham '08
E. J. Davis '75
Jonathan Fortkamp '88
Joe Hill '63
Chris Hilty '68
Mike Hilty '68
Brad Kernan '06
Emily Manahan '08
Mike Rea '62
David Stein '92
Carol Judy Stewart '64
Erin Boeckman Theado '08
Heather Weekley '07 Lofy 

School News
Four Sign to Play College Sports
Four Sign to Play College Sports
Four Bishop Watterson seniors signed to play Division I or Division II college sports on the November signing day.
Left to right, front row: Abigail Stratford, Mia Brown; back row: Isabella Ginocchi, Principal Chris Campbell, Paige Woodford.
Mia Brown, swimming, Georgetown University, St. Brigid School and Parish
Isabella Ginocchi, soccer, Ohio University, St. Andrew School and Parish
Paige Woodford, basketball, Mercyhurst University, St. Agatha School and Parish
Abigail Stratford, volleyball, United States Military Academy at West Point, Bishop Moore Catholic High School (Orlando, Fla.)
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