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Alumni Newsletter
September 2018
Homecoming 2018
Enjoy time with fellow alumni at the 2018 Bishop Chatard Homecoming on Friday, Oct. 5 . We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Are you a former BCHS Homecoming King or Queen?
If you are former BCHS Homecoming King or Queen, we would love to have you involved in the Homecoming festivities. Please contact Robin Kontor at rkontor@BishopChatard.org if you are interested and available!
Golf Outing
The 2018 Golf Outing has officially sold out. If you are interested in attending, please click the box below to join our waiting list.
Homecoming Game
For the first time in Bishop Chatard's history, this year's homecoming football game will be played AT HOME! Your BCHS Trojans will battle Covington Catholic (KY), beginning at 7 p.m. Join us!
Sponsor the BCHS Golf Outing!
Proceeds from the golf outing benefit BCHS students in need of financial aid. Your sponsorship helps make that possible.

If you would like to talk with someone about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Director of Fund Development Margaret Ruffing, at mruffing@bishopchatard.org or 317-251-1451, ext. 2242.
Help honor past football state champions this Friday!
Join the Bishop Chatard community on Friday, Sept. 21, as we honor our Trojan 1997 and 1998 state champion football teams! The Trojans will play Guerin Catholic at 7 p.m. at the BCHS athletic stadium.

Friday is also Senior Night, and we hope you will join us to salute past champions while cheering on our current team to another championship season.
Calling all '97 and '98 Football players!
BCHS invites all football players from the 1997 and 1998 graduating classes to join us for the home football game on September 21. Please email Mike Ford at mford@bishopchatard.org if you can attend and we will be in touch with more details about the evening!

Visit www.BishopChatard.org and our Facebook and Twitter pages for more information about this exciting season of Trojan football. Go Trojans!
Volunteer at upcoming BCHS events
"It takes a village" to put together many of the events that take place at Bishop Chatard to support the school's mission and vision. There are two upcoming opportunities where you can be a part of these events in an integral way - by sharing your time and/or talent. Please consider helping with the Annual Fund Dinner or the Golf Outing. Some volunteer opportunities are during the event, while others are in the day or two prior to it. Click the links to find out more. Thank you in advance for being a part of our village!
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.

Career Fair at Open House 2018
BCHS is seeking young alumni (2008-2013) who would like to discuss their college and career choices with prospective families at Open House from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

If you are interested in learning more about either of these programs, please contact Robin Kontor at rkontor@BishopChatard.org .
Class of 1988
Class of 1978
Class Reunions
Class of 1968 (50-year reunion)
Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6
Click here for details and to RSVP!

Thanks to all who joined the BCHS classes of '78, '83, '88, '93, '98, '03 and '08!
Class of 1966 All-City Catholic High School Gathering
All 1966 graduates of Indianapolis Catholic high schools are invited to celebrate their 70th birthday at  The Rathskeller and Bier Garden  in the historic Anthenaeum Building in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. No reservations are required.

Questions? Contact Bob Meyer at   bvmeyer2000@yahoo.com.
Rugby Clinic
The Bishop Chatard members of the Royal Irish Rugby team  would like to invite students ages 7-14 to an introductory rugby clinic on  Saturday, Sept. 22,  from 9 a.m. - noon. Rugby Indiana and Indy Parks are teaming up to offer a coed clinic for $10 per participant. Children of BCHS alumni are welcome! For more information, contact Wayne Eells at  Wells@RugbyIndiana.com  or 317-727-8651.
Haunted House & Harvest Festival
Hosted by BCHS Student Union
Saturday, October 13 ~ 6 - 9 p.m. 
BCHS Axillary Gym
Bring your children and grandchildren, and enjoy the Haunted Hallway, Games, Bake Sale, Face Painting, and Arts and Crafts at BCHS. Admission is $4 for children age 10 and younger, free for accompanying adults.
The  Pink Panther Strikes Again  presented by Bishop Chatard Theatre
Join us October 18 - 20 for the production of  The Pink Panther Strikes Again presented by the BCHS Theatre Department.
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. Read the latest information on our Chatard-A-Bration page.
Host Family needed for BCHS International Student
Bishop Chatard is seeking one more host family for an international student. This student has been with a temporary host family since the start of the school year. Would you consider hosting this student for the remainder of the academic year? Families receive a substantial stipend for being a host. Anyone interested in learning more is asked to contact Catherine Welch at  cwelch@bishopchatard.org  or 317-251-1451 ext 2257. 
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! 
Read about what BCHS alumni have been up to!
Visit the BCHS alumni page to read stories about BCHS alumni including Blair Kellison, Class of 1979, who is the CEO of a company in San Francisco and recently gave the commencement address to the graduating class of Sonoma State University. To hear Blair's speech and read other life events and news shared by Bishop Chatard alumni, visit the Alumni News Page .
Leave a legacy at the BCHS Athletic Stadium
Leave a legacy and pave the way for Trojan fans! Personalized brick pavers mark the pathway into Bishop Chatard’s athletic stadium, permanently recording your place in Bishop Chatard’s history. All proceeds benefit Bishop Chatard’s Annual Fund, providing tuition assistance for students. To order, click here . Once your order is processed, you will receive an email for your verification of engraved text. Please contact Bishop Chatard’s Advancement Office at 251-1451, ext. 2242, for further information.
Thank you to our Event Sponsors!
Chatard-A-Bration "Oktoberfest"
All Event Premiere Sponsor
Printing Partners

All Event Trojan Sponsor
BKD, LLP
Giraffe-X Graphics

Royal Sponsors
DEEM
Huntington Bank
Schaefer Technologies, Inc.
Techlite Corp.

White Sponsors
Apex Benefits Group
James Babcock Inc., Electrical Contractors
Benefit Solutions - Christine Zweber Konvolinka
CIMA Energy
Crowe Horwath, LLP
CYO
The Duffy Family
The Glick Family Foundation
The Heslin Family
Hume, Smith, Geddes, Green & Simmons, LLP
Johnson Melloh
Keystone Sports Review
Marian University
Mike and Carla Leppert
McGowan Insurance Group
Shiel Sexton
Somerset CPAs, P.C.
Thiele Heating & Air Conditioning

Trivia Night 2018
Title Trojans Sponsor
Hilliard Lyons - The Barrett Duncan & Duncan Wealth Advisory Group

2018 Alumni Basketball League
Sponsored By
Keystone Sports Review
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 .