November 27, 2018

Upcoming Events

Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations Due - December 1, 2018
Click here for requirements and nomination form.

Mothers' Club Christmas Social and Charity Event - December 3, 2018

Ron Shay Alumni Basketball Tournament - December 30, 2018
Click here to register .

Eagle Gala - April 28, 2019
The Exchange at Bridgepark

Monsignor Kenneth Grimes' Mens' Night - May 19, 2019
Annual Eagle Fund Donations Doubled TODAY for
Giving Tuesday

Are you a proud graduate of Bishop Watterson? Would you like to help others become proud graduates? Then consider a gift to the 2018-2019 Bishop Watterson Annual Eagle Fund. The Annual Fund provides financial assistance for families who struggle with the cost of tuition. Every dollar raised has an immediate impact on our school. Help us reach our goal of $275,000 by giving a gift today.
 
Would you like your Annual Fund gift to make a larger impact? Then give your gift TODAY, November 27, 2018 and your donation will be doubled up to $30,000. Help us to continue our mission to restore all things in Christ by educating in the Catholic tradition through prayer, service and study.
Ron Shay Alumni Basketball Tourney
December 30, 1:00 p.m.
Gather your team and join us for our annual holiday favorite! 
Pizza, wings, and refreshments will be offered in Dominican Hall following the games. We are looking for sponsors and players. Contact Steve Devlin at sdevlin@dostalkirk.com, if your class is interested in playing. 
Click here  to register.
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Class of 1978 - 40th Reunion

Planning a Reunion in 2018 or 2019?

We would be happy to help promote your event. 
Please contact Terri Kernan at   tkernan@cdeducation.org 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!
Christmas Charity and Social Event
Join Us December 3!
Mothers' Club, for all BWHS moms, will be preparing gifts for patients at Kobacker House while we enjoy refreshments and the music of the BWHS A Capella Choir. Donations of winter hats, socks, lotion, lip balm and combs for men and women will be collected at school through November 30.
The Eagle Store will hold it annual Christmas Open House this evening as well.
In October we completed our Back Field Renovation Project campaign thanks to our generous Bishop Watterson community! A donor’s offer to match gifts up to $250,000 through Oct. 10 propelled us across the finish line of this $3 million capital improvement project. Our band, baseball, cheerleading, field hockey, football, lacrosse, soccer and track programs are truly grateful and looking forward to having the back field in full use for the fall of 2019!
In addition, the renovation will also benefit our physical education classes and will allow Bishop Watterson to host Diocesan grade school football games, bringing potential families to our campus.
Many thanks to all who gave!
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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 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 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
Did you order a yearbook and forget to pick it up? We have several 2017 yearbooks that have not been picked up.
Please email Terri Kernan at tkernan@cdeducation.org to make arrangements to pick up your yearbook.
In addition, we have several other unclaimed yearbooks from years past.
Please contact us if you are missing yours or you would like to purchase one.
Eternal Rest Grant Unto Them
The following alumni passed away recently.
Please keep them and their families in your prayers.

Tom Sharp '62 - June 2, 2018
Ron Foeller '68 - July 5, 2018
Nikolas Heidel '09 - July 6, 2018
Joseph Dallas '60 - September 10, 2018
Rose Motil '71 - September 15, 2018
Daniel Mahoney '68 - September 22, 2018

Former teacher Nancy Essman - August 6, 2018
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,  smanahan@cdeducation.org  
Alumni Assistant  - Terri Kernan,  tkernan@cdeducation.org  
 
Board Members
Corey Shubitowski '05 Barrett 
Sean Campbell '07
Greg Cunningham '08
E. J. Davis '75
Jonathan Fortkamp '88
Carolyn Ritchey '92 Hayzlett 
Joe Hill '63
Brad Kernan '06
Emily Manahan '08
Mike Rea '62
David Stein '92
Carol Judy Stewart '64
Heather Weekley '07 Lofy 

School News
St. Joseph of Arimathea Society 2018-19

Bishop Watterson's St. Joseph of Arimathea Society held its induction during the All Saints' Day Mass again this year.
The SJAS is a pallbearer society under the patronage of St. Joseph of Arimathea, the man who took the body of Jesus from the cross and placed it in his own new tomb. The group, now in its seventh year, consists of 31 young men -- juniors and seniors - who have been trained and commissioned for this service of assisting at the burial of the departed.
Eight Sign to Play College Sports
Eight Bishop Watterson seniors signed to play Division I or Division II college sports on November 14.
Adam Fallon , baseball, Bowling Green State University, St. Brigid School and Parish
Samantha Francis , soccer, University of Findlay, St. Mary Delaware/Delaware Dempsey Middle School, St. Joan of Arc Parish
Stephen Garrett , baseball, Walsh University, Immaculate Conception School and Parish
Elizabeth Intihar , swimming, College of William & Mary, Immaculate Conception School and Parish
Drake McAninch , baseball, Ashland University, Immaculate Conception School and Parish
Maddison McCleary , softball, Ursuline College, Our Lady of Peace School and Parish
Kari Mercer , volleyball, University of South Carolina Aiden, St. Brendan School and Parish
Emma Schossler , soccer, High Point University, Heritage Middle School, St. Brendan Parish
Girls Soccer Team Goes to State Final Four
The girls soccer team won the regional championship with a 2-1 OT victory over Pickerington North, qualifying for the state final four, where the Eagles lost to the eventual state champion, Beavercreek, 2-1. What a fantastic season!
Girls Volleyball District Champs
Congratulations to our girls volleyball team on winning the District Championship! Way to go Eagles!
Band Competes at States, Again!
Our marching band qualified for the Ohio Music Educators Association state competition for the 30th time in 31 years this fall!
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