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Alumni Newsletter
December 2018
Thank you BCHS Class of '68!
The BCHS Class of 1968 celebrated its 50th reunion this year on Homecoming Weekend 2018. Classmates raised a donation of over $10,000 that representatives presented to President Bill Sahm in November. Bishop Chatard thanks our dedicated alumni for their continued support of today's students. #TrojansForLife!
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BCHS Classes of '68 and '69 Annual Holiday Celebration
All members of the BCHS Classes of 1968 and 1969 are invited to attend the Annual Holiday Celebration on Friday, Dec. 28, at 7 p.m. at Blind Owl Brewery (5014 E. 62nd St). If you have any questions, please contact Mark O'Hara at 317-590-4022 and/or Margie "Greta" Gross at 317-466-0086.
First Pitch Dinner honoring Coach Dave Alexander
Attention Trojan alumni! The John Purdue Club will be honoring former BCHS baseball and basketball coach Dave Alexander at its inaugural First Pitch Dinner on January 19. The dinner, being held at the Buchanan Club at Ross-Ade Pavilion, will feature a talk by former Boilermaker and current New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki. 

If you are interested in attending to help honor Coach Alexander, click here to learn more and to register. 
Annual Tropical Tribute
The Joe and Barb Krier Memorial Grant Committee invites you to the 2019 Tropical Tribute on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Northside Knights of Columbus. The cost to attend is $35, which includes appetizers, live music, dancing, and beer and wine (for those 21+). All proceeds from the event go to fund a grant for Bishop Chatard tuition assistance that was created in memory of BCHS alumni Joe and Barb Krier. 
Join us for Chatard-A-Bration!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 , as Chatard-A-Bration 2019 sails into a fun-filled evening at our 2019 event, Yacht Rock

Chatard-A-Bration is our biggest fundraising party of the year. Money raised supports the Annual Fund and tuition assistance/teacher compensation. Make your reservation now!
Chatard-A-Bration Raffle Tickets
Chatard-A-Bration’s Yacht Rock Raffle is underway, with over $10,000 in cash prizes being awarded! The early bird drawing for $500 will take place on January 16. 

$125 for three tickets.  Click here  for more information on purchasing tickets. 
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Mary (Wagner) Fuhs, BCHS Class of 2002 is Assistant Professor at the University of Dayton
View this brief video about Mary (Wagner) Fuhs '02, PhD regarding her research. Mary is an Assistant Professor at the University of Dayton.
Alumni Basketball League
The Bishop Chatard Alumni Basketball League will run on Sunday mornings, starting the first week of January and conclude middle of March 2019.

If you are interested in participating or forming a team, please contact Chris Tarpey at chrisvtarpey@gmail.com .
The Kyle J. Guyton Memorial Scholarship Fund Dinner
Save the Date ~ March 8, 2019
The Kyle J. Guyton Memorial Scholarship Fund dinner will be held on Friday March 8, 2019, at The Willows on Westfield from 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. Kyle Guyton was a 2011 Bishop Chatard graduate and was the theatre teacher at BCHS in 2016 when he passed away on a school spring break trip. The purpose of the event is to raise money for scholarships to award to college students majoring in theatre and performing arts. The 2018 BCHS winner was Emily Jorgenson, BCHS class of 2017. Learn more about registration, donations and sponsorship here
Include your news in the Fall issue of 'Trojans Today'
Job promotion? New child? Accomplishment? Honor? We would love to hear about it. Share your news (and photo, if you have it) with us, and we will include it for all your classmates to read in the Spring issue of our Alumni magazine. Watch for the Fall issue of Trojans Today arriving in your mailbox soon!

Future Trojan Onesies
If there is a new Future Trojan in your family, tell us about it and you will receive your BCHS Future Trojan onesie! 

Click here   to share your news!

Read about what BCHS alumni have been up to!
You can also visit the BCHS alumni page to read stories and news shared by Bishop Chatard alumni.

Alumni Directory
Get in touch with former classmates, update your contact information with BCHS, find out if BCHS alumni live near you or are in your field of work ... all in the alumni directory. Check it out now! 
Share info about your profession with BC students
Lunch with Alumni
BCHS is looking for alumni volunteers who would be willing to share information about their profession with current students. Our Lunch with Alumni program is held monthly, on Wednesdays, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Presenters are asked to share information with students about your college choice, why you chose your particular profession, details of your career and how BCHS prepared you for your future. We ask each presenter to prepare a 15 - 20 minute talk, and that will be repeated during three consecutive lunch sessions. Lunch will be provided for you and the students attending the presentation. Specific careers we are seeking are in the fields of: Architecture, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Journalism, Law, Math, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Sports Management and Video Game Design.

If you are interested in learning more about either of these opportunities, please contact Robin Kontor at rkontor@BishopChatard.org .
Reunions
It's time to plan 2019 reunions! If you are part of the classes listed below and would like to help plan your class reunion, please contact Robin Kontor, Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events, at  rkontor@bishopchatard.org .

Planning is beginning for the BCHS classes:
1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014
Thank you to our Event Sponsors!
Chatard-A-Bration
All Event Premiere Sponsor
Printing Partners

All Event Trojan Sponsor
BKD, LLP

White Sponsors
Apex Benefits
Benefit Solutions
CIMA Energy Ltd.
Dellen Automotive Family
The Duffy Family
The Glick Family Foundation
Hope Plumbing
Huntington Bank
James Babcock Inc. Electrical Contractors
Johnson-Melloh
Keystone Sports Review
Mike and Carla Leppert
Marian Inc.
Marian University
McGowen Insurance Group, Inc.
Ortho Indy
Somerset CPAs and Advisors
Thiele Heating & Air Conditioning
If you have questions or would like information about reunions or other alumni events, contact Director of Alumni Robin Kontor at rkontor@BishopChatard.org or 317-251-1451, ext. 3220. Visit the BCHS Alumni Website at alumni.bishopchatard.org .