Category: 2000s

Jessie (Kelley) Harden, ’04: new mother & restaurant owner

Congratulations to Jessie (Kelley) Harden, BCHS Class of 2004, who recently welcomed their second child, Mac Harden, into the family. Jessie and her husband also opened their third restaurant location, Garden Table, in Midtown Carmel, in early 2023. Garden Table is a local eatery and fresh juicery, serving seasonally influenced and locally sourced food and cold pressed juice.

Michael Armbrust, ’02, is new father

Congratulations to Michael Armbrust, BCHS Class of 2002, on becoming a new father! Patrick James Armbrust was welcomed into the family in March 2024.

Andrea (Kremer) Pomaranski, ’00, heads to Olympic Trials

Andrea (Kremer) Pomaranski, BCHS Class of 2000, has experienced ups and downs since her standout high school softball and track career.

After an illustrious college career at Miami (Ohio), she stopped running several times. Now, as a mother of three and having experienced tragedy beyond her years, Andrea finds herself heading to Olympic Marathon Trials, ranked 42nd among qualifiers.

Read the full article in the Indy Star: ‘Toughest human I’ve ever met.’ Indy marathoner’s unlikely, tragic journey to Olympic Trials, Dec. 26, 2023

Justin Robinson, ’07, is NAIA Assistant Football Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Justin Robinson, BCHS Class of 2007, who was recently honored by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) as the 2023 NAIA Assistant Coach of the Year.

Justin is in his first season as defensive coordinator for Marian U. Football. Under his watch, the Marian U. Knights earned 4 MSFA Mideast League First Team honors, including Defensive Player of the Year and a first team All-American honor, and tied 3 single game records in interceptions, interceptions by an individual in a game and single-game sacks.

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Tom James, ’05, is new dad

Congratulations to Tom James, BCHS Class of 2005, and his wife Meagan, as they welcomed their first child, Nolan Thomas, in early 2023.

Bob Akin, ’09, welcomes new son!

Bob Akin, BCHS Class of 2009, and his wife Ashley welcomed their first child, Lucas Timothy Akin, in August, 2023. Congratulations!

Eileen (Zander) Surprenant, ’05, welcomes new daughter

Eileen (Zander), BCHS Class of 2005, and David Surprenant welcomed their fourth child, Claire Léonie, in January 2023. Claire joins big sisters Molly (6 ½) and Callan (5) and big brother John (3 ½).

Eileen is currently a stay-at-home mom, active in their parish school. David is a Mohs dermatological surgeon affiliated with Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

Congratulations to Eileen and the Surprenant family!