Category: 1980s

Michelle (Jones) Boyd, ’89, accepts new position

Michelle accepted the position as principal of Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in the Diocese of Lafayette. She has 23 years in education with 11 in administration at Catholic schools. This year, Michelle and Bryan (BCHS Class of ’88) have their oldest son attending BCHS. Three more to come! Welcome back to BCHS, Michelle and Bryan!

Ann Bourque, ’84, accomplished artist

Ann (Wagner) Bourque, BCHS Class of 1984, shares that, as an accomplished artist, her artwork has been featured in solo exhibitions, as well as public and private gallery showing. She also sells her work online nationwide. View her artwork at You can also purchase a work at that website! Ann enjoys donating her work to her parish for display and for fundraising events. She is a member of Fine Art America and contributes to many online art blogs and forums. She also teaches art, grades 1-12 and recently finished a post-grad minor in studio art. annbourque-sept2016

Thomas Mohr, ’87, is appointed Associate Dean

Dr. Thomas Mohr, BCHS Class of 1987, was appointed Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at the University of the Incarnate Word, a Catholic University in San Antonio. The university is starting a new medical school. Congratulations Tom!

Barney Wood, ’82, wins 2nd Emmy Award


Congratulations to Barney Wood, BCHS Class of 1982, who was recently awarded his second Emmy! Wood, Founder and President of Wood Innovative Group, LLC received the honor at the 2015 Emmy Celebration in Indianapolis. Wood accepted the award in the Emmy category of “Crafts: Lighting – Studio and Location”. The award was for his set lighting for a show called Comcast Newsmakers. The set was in the Ft. Wayne Grand Wayne Center.

Alumni Finalists for Excellence in Education Award

We are proud to announce two of our alumnae, BCHS Director of Academic Support, Beth Brogan, BCHS Class of 1986 and Alice Mattingly, St. Pius X Teacher, BCHS Class of 1975 have been named 2 of the 8 finalists for the Saint Theodora Excellence in Education Award. This is the highest honor for a Catholic educator in the Archdiocese.

Emmy Award Winner!

Barney Wood, Class of 1982, is proud to announce an Emmy WIN at the 2013 Emmy Celebration in Cleveland, OH! As the Founder and President of Wood Innovative Group, Barney took the stage to accept the award in the category of “Technical Director for a ‘Live’ production other than Sports.” He received the Emmy for his work as the Technical Director of The 2012 Hospice Concert featuring 3 Dog Night. Wood’s company has offices in Indianapolis and Southern Indiana. For more information, visit Wood says “I thought I would share this accomplishment because Chatard is a BIG part of who I am today and my successes as an adult.”

Kris Roney, ’88, is Track & Cross Country Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary member

At the 2013 IHSAA Track and Field Championship on May 31st, Kris Roney (1988), was recognized by the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Hall of Fame as one of the 1st Silver Anniversary members. In reaction to the recognition Kris said, “I was honored to be a part of this special day as track will forever be a huge part of my life. My fellow recipients and I are hopeful that athletes of today ad all future athletes will continue to recognize the importance of this great sport.”

Dan Traub ’89

Dan Traub and his wife Tracey welcomed their son Andrew Joseph in December 2012. They are currently living in the Carmel area and are enjoying their time as new parents.