Bishop Chatard
Alumni Newsletter
May 2021
BCHS celebrated Teacher and Support Staff Appreciation Week on May 3 through May 7! We thank those whose endless commitment and patience endured in a year like no other! BCHS is grateful for the passion that our teachers and staff bring every day!
Employment Opportunity: Director of Alumni Relations
Bishop Chatard High School is seeking a creative and engaging alumni leader to fill the position of Director of Alumni Relations. The Director of Alumni Relations advances the mission of the school through the planning and implementation of programs and activities which are designed to foster engagement of the alumni in the school and alumni investment of human and financial resources. The Director will report to the Executive Director of Fund Development and Alumni Relations. This is a part-time, 11-month salaried position. Submission deadline is Wednesday, May 26. Click here to learn more about this position.

For more information about other job openings and to view job descriptions, visit
Submit your Achievement Award Nominations by May 17
Bishop Chatard High School presents its Achievement Awards at the school’s Annual Fund Dinner to honor faculty, alumni, community members and Parents/Volunteers who epitomize the Catholic mission and values lived out daily at the Archdiocese of Indianapolis North Deanery High School. Presented annually since 1994, the Achievement Award is Bishop Chatard’s highest non-academic honor. It recognizes the important role the extended community plays in educating, nurturing and forming today’s students — tomorrow’s leaders.

Please help us recognize outstanding Trojans! Nominations for the 2020-2021 Achievement Awards are being accepted through Monday, May 17, in the four categories: Alumni, Parent/Volunteer, Community Member, Faculty/Staff.

Click here to submit a nomination! Please contact Coordinator of Alumni & Special Events Kelly Stuhldreher at with any questions.
Kyle Guyton Memorial Scholarship: Applications due June 4
Are you, as a BCHS senior or BCHS alumni, interested in pursuing Performing Arts as a major in college and looking for financial aid to help you along the way?

Consider exploring the Kyle J. Guyton Memorial Scholarship Fund. Its mission is to award one-time scholarships to deserving students attending a post-secondary college or university and pursuing a major in Theatre/Performing Arts.

The scholarship is open to high school seniors or current college students possessing the qualities and attributes that made Kyle Guyton, who both graduated from and taught at BCHS, a well-loved member of theatrical, educational and faith-based communities. Click here for more information. Application can be started at or contact BCHS teacher Mrs. Shaw at
BC Block Party 2021: Register by May 25
Chatard-a-Bration may have been virtual in February, but we are now able to gather together! Please join us to kick off the summer season as Chatard-a-Bration continues with our BC Block Party! 

Local musician, Chad Mills, will entertain us, making his second appearance at Bishop Chatard. Local food trucks will be on hand providing delicious fare for all. This event is rain or shine and is for ages 21 and older. Register below by May 25 to hold your spot at BC’s Block Party. We hope to see you there! Beer sponsored by Sun King Brewery, St. Joseph Brewery and Zink Distributing. 

  • Date: Friday, June 4
  • Time: Arrive anytime between 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Location: BCHS back parking lot 

Cost and Reservations:
  • For those who purchased a Chatard-A-Bration Winterfest ticket: Included in your Winterfest ticket is free admission to this event. Look for an email with a reservation form to confirm your attendance at the Block Party.
  • For BCHS Faculty/Staff tickets: $25/person. Look for an email with the reservation form for your ticket.
  • For All Others: $50/person. Use the form below to purchase your ticket.

Please contact with any questions.
Uniform and sportswear donations needed!
The annual collection of used uniforms and sportswear is currently underway. If you have uniform clothing that no longer fit or are no longer needed, please donate them to the used uniform sale. Shirts, pants, shorts, spirit wear and sports wear all all needed to make our sale a success. Have your students drop items off at the school office during the school day. Drop boxes will also be available outside the main and athletic entrances May 24 - 31. The date for the sale has not yet been set.
Alumni Updates
We are so proud of our Bishop Chatard Alumni! We are continuously adding new and exciting updates from our Trojan Alumni on our website. Check out the latest updates below and continue reading more about our alumni on our BCHS alumni page. Alumni updates submitted now will also be included in the Summer Trojans Today magazine.
Are you celebrating a new addition to the family? New job? Marriage? Accomplishment? Honor? We’d love to hear from you! Click here to submit your latest news and updates.
Flashback Friday!
We are hopeful that we will be able to get together this year and we are moving forward with 2021 reunion planning!

If your graduation year ends in a 1 or 6, it's time to plan your reunion. If you would like to help plan your class reunion or if your 2020 reunion was postponed due to COVID-19 and you'd like to reschedule your reunion for this year, please reach out to Kelly Stuhldreher at

Visit the Bishop Chatard alumni reunion page for the latest information about upcoming class reunions!
2021 Summer Camp Registration!
BCHS is looking forward to welcoming your children to join us for our 2021 summer camps! Throughout the month of June, campers will have the opportunity to explore new interests, develop creative skills, and challenge themselves playing sports. Led by experienced teachers, coaches and creative directors, summer camps at Bishop Chatard provide a nurturing environment for children to learn, grow and make new friends.

Click here to read about the exciting athletic and enrichment camps being offered, along with a schedule of camp dates, fees and available discounts, and more.

Questions? Contact Maureen Malarney '12 at
BCHS Spirit Shoppe: End of Year Blow Out Clearance Sale!
In Store Only!
$1 T-shirts (Short and Long Sleeve)
$10 Sweatshirts, 1/4 zips, Golf Shirts, Jackets
$1, $5 and $10 Accessories

The Spirit Shoppe will be open on Wednesday, May 19 during lunch periods for students and staff only.

It will be open to anyone on:
Wednesday, May 19 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 15 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
(Masks required and social distancing expected)

New items were just marked down online as well! Get them before they are gone! The last day to use the take home (items sent home with students) option is Sunday, May 16. All orders beginning May 17 through August 4 will be shipping only for a flat $10 fee.

Alumni Directory
Make sure your information is up to date!
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! Click here to learn more!
Trojans Helping Trojans
Bishop Chatard is grateful for the support of so many in our community! The next time you're in the mood for takeout, or in need of a service such as printing or landscaping, please refer to our Trojans Helping Trojans Business Directory and consider supporting those who support BCHS.

If you would like to be considered for this page, or would like to make a change to your current listing, please contact Kelly Stuhldreher at
Thank you our Sponsors!

All Event Premiere Sponsors
Benefit Solutions US, LLC
Printing Partners

All Event Trojan Sponsors
Mike and Heather McGinley

Royal Sponsors
Crowe LLP and the Nickerson Family
ECO Parking Technologies
Ed and Trina Stonner Family
Trained in the Trenches, Kyle Koehne and Reed Family
Van Vliet Family

White Sponsors
James Babcock Inc.
Birge & Held Asset Management
BuySellLoveIndy - Kristi Gaynor, F.C. Tucker Company
CRG Residential
Danco Roofing Services, Inc.
The Drew Family
Mike and Carly Dury
Guymon Family
Huntington Bank
Ice Miller LLP
Klipsch Marketing & Advisors
The Konvolinka Family
Mike '65 and Carla Leppert
Marian Inc.
Marian University
O'Brien Automotive Family
Jeff and Aileen Puno
Schaefer Technologies, Inc.
Shiel Sexton
Thiele Heating & Air Conditioning
Tyler Automotive
Zink Distributing Company

If you have questions or would like information about reunions or other alumni events, visit the BCHS Alumni Website at or contact our Coordinator of Alumni Relations Kelly Stuhldreher at
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