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‘The Rematch’ BCHS At-Home Trivia Night: May 22

Put together your ‘quaranteam’ with friends & family — It’s AT-HOME VIRTUAL TRIVIA NIGHT for BCHS.

  • When: Friday, May 22, 2020, beginning around 7:00 p.m.
  • Who: All are invited!
  • Categories: Vocabulary, History, P.E., Science & Performing Arts
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Put together a team consisting of family members, alumni, teachers, students, coaches, teams, friends of Bishop Chatard, or any other smart people you know. We suggest forming a team with those you are quarantining with.

    Questions will be live streamed via YouTube. The answers will be submitted via Google forms. The winner will receive freshly baked Bishop Chatard cookies delivered to your front door!

    Use the link below to register to play and we will email you the rest of the directions.

    Register Here

    Registration deadline is May 22 at 6:00 p.m.

Trojans Helping Trojans Emergency Relief Fund

As we move deeper into the COVID-19 crisis, our current BCHS families are among those affected by job loss, layoffs and other financial hardships.

In response to this crisis, BCHS is changing our traditional Trojan Day of Giving to ‘Trojans Helping Trojans’ Emergency Relief, a week-long fund-a-need effort to build an emergency relief fund for BCHS families suffering at this time. Every dollar donated will directly benefit these families and allow them to continue their children’s education at Bishop Chatard.

Won’t you help them? Any donation, no matter the size, will be appreciated.

Donate Today

READ OUR LETTER FROM PRESIDENT SAHM ABOUT THE EFFORT

Dear Bishop Chatard family and friends,

As we move deeper into this period of response to our nation’s public health crisis, it has come to our attention that members of our Bishop Chatard school community are among those experiencing economic hardship through job loss, furloughing or reduction in salary/wages. It is our intention to support these families in any way we can, and we are looking to you to help us respond to their needs.

In response to this crisis, we are changing our traditional Trojan Day of Giving to Trojans Helping Trojans Emergency Relief, a week-long fund-a-need effort to build an emergency relief fund for Bishop Chatard families directly suffering from a loss of income due to COVID-19. Every dollar donated will directly benefit these families and allow them to continue their children’s education at Bishop Chatard.

Since transitioning to an eLearning model on March 16, Bishop Chatard has continued to work hard to provide the high level of academic instruction and virtual student life activities that are an integral part of our mission to form the whole person. It is remarkable to witness the creative and determined efforts of our faculty, staff, coaches and administration working diligently to keep a semblance of normalcy in our students’ lives.

I believe that this challenging time in our world is a God-given opportunity to deepen our faith and our love for each other, including the most vulnerable within our own school community. Please consider a gift that will assist our families in need, and we ask you to pray for all of us tasked with serving the remarkable school community we know as Bishop Chatard High School. We continue to offer our thanks and prayers for all of you and your well-being, staying safe in Our Lord’s tender care.

God bless you,

Bill Sahm, President


Thank you to our donors!

Over $45,000 has been raised by the people listed below to support BCHS parents during this crisis.

  • Tom & Suzanne Lewis
  • Rose Feeney '79
  • Brian & Jeannie Zurawski
  • Martha McCurdy
  • Al & Denise Hirt
  • Elizabeth Hansen '69
  • James & Madelaine Krolik
  • Todd & Megan Kalesperis
  • Rob & Maggie Albright
  • Eric & Lisa Johnson
  • Dave & Sue Schnieders
  • Jonathan & Margaret Ruffing
  • Carl and Catherine '99 Ruffing Drotleff
  • Mark '89 & Amy Bridenstine
  • John & Julie (Goebel) '88 Nagel
  • James '65 & Patricia Quatman
  • Elizabeth Assalley
  • Aiden Duncan '23
  • Kevin Schaefer
  • Maria Walsh
  • Adam & Meri Weber
  • Michael & Amy Borchers
  • Mark & Jessica McAllister
  • Robert & Annelise (Vaughn) '98 Haag
  • John & Mary Helen (Lyons) '65 Quinn
  • Dave Schapker
  • Rob & Libby (Akin) '78 Doyle
  • Jody Brezette '06
  • David & Cathy Siler
  • Tim & Susan Lacy
  • Bill & Debbie Sahm
  • Annette Hall
  • Danny & Jennifer Feeney
  • Mike & Melissa Mates
  • James & Teresa (Weaver) '77 McLaughlin
  • Gregg & Cindy Wallander
  • Rich & Mary McGillicuddy
  • Clark & Sally Millman
  • Michael & Sarah Bardol
  • Kyle Fairchild '04
  • Larry & Nancy O'Bryan
  • Jorge '68 & Kandice Llera
  • Caroline (Quatman) '91 Miller
  • Mark '91 & Meg Linden
  • David '71 & Mary McFarren
  • Bob McLain
  • Tom & Sis Adkins
  • Kevin & Lisa Doyle
  • Shannon & Heather Bosley
  • Tom & Elisabeth Groot
  • Anne Lyons
  • Judy Bosshart
  • Michael Cyganowski
  • John & Theresa Chaniga
  • Kamilla Benko '08
  • John Sullivan '81
  • Chris '81 & Anita Wallis
  • Joe '86 & Nichole Copple
  • Jim '88 & Jenny (Wolf) '88 Drew
  • Brad & Eileen (Powell) '90 Countryman
  • Lucas & Susan (Johnson) '00 Johns
  • Connie Heneghan
  • Joseph Clark '68
  • Jan (Breiner) '69 Frazier
  • Thomas & Christy (Schimschock) '68 Wright
  • Greg '72 & Donna Kay Mark
  • John '65 & June Haskin
  • Bill '76 & Cokie (O'Brien) '75 Scheidler
  • Tom Miller
  • Dan & Marilynn Fagan & Family
  • Kevin '83 & Rita O'Hara
  • Jake Miller '11
  • Kevin & Liz Sowinski
  • Joe & Amy Schaffer
  • Kyung Jin Lee '14
  • Rick & Shelly Penny
  • Joseph & Melinda Rivelli
  • Ted & Katie Kolbus
  • Jody Pruitt
  • Hugh & Renae Stoudt
  • James & Nina Meyer
  • Adrienne Cohoat
  • Tony & Kirsten Felts
  • John & Christine McHugh
  • Michael & Polly Reynolds
  • Mark & Amy Taylor
  • JB & Mary Kay Hudson
  • Kriss Anderson & Adrienne Quill
  • Mike '76 & Elaine Ford
  • Peter '85 & Jenny Forsee
  • Chuck '88 & Maria Harr
  • Andy & Jill Manchir
  • Maria Walsh
  • John & Dee Szott
  • Michael & Jeanne (Capone) '82 Agostino
  • Dale & Maria Knight
  • Lonnie & Cara Lynn Chamberlain
  • Anonymous
  • Keith & Pam Martin
  • Damian & Morgan Schmitt
  • Thomas '72 & Sharon Sullivan
  • John & Kim Shaw
  • Brian & Laura Falcon
  • Ryan Eads & Michelle Ruppel
  • Dr. & Cherie Foley
  • Scott & Amy Treida
  • Lisa Spalding
  • Jim & Victoria Zink
  • Tom & Elizabeth O'Gara
  • Jim & Carol Joven
  • Tim & Rebecca Boyle
  • Andy & Carmen Teed
  • Barb Gaffney
  • John '91 & Paula Ryan
  • Rob & Julie (Church) '88 Pruitt
  • Shawn '82 & Joanne (Boyle) '83 Keating
  • Jeff & Michelle Wuensch
  • Marshall & Karen Parker
  • James & Mary Kay Hudson
  • John & Suzanna Annakin
  • Bruce & Marilyn Bubenzer
  • Ken & Cathleen Scheer
  • Steve & Debbie Ruberg
  • Charles '76 & Karen Feeney
  • Mike & Heather McGinley
  • Richard & Sandra (Robinson) '69 Fields
  • Michael '69 & Clare Duane
  • Kurt '86 & Danica Hostettler
  • Glenn '84 & Cindy Harkness
  • Anonymous
  • Debra George
  • Dan & Judy Morris
  • Chloe Fellwock '18
  • Rusty & Vickie Wann
  • Deegan Atha '13
  • Joe '69 & Cathy Ford
  • Thomas & Gayle Mass
  • Tyler & Allison (Mark) '00 Mayer
  • Kevin Heneghan '89
  • Mark '67 & Janet Laurent
  • Mark '87 & Dawn (Wiltshire) '89 Koers
  • John '76 & Nancy (Akin) '76 Dury
  • The Stonner Family
  • Bruce & Katie Klineman
  • Kathryn Janssen
  • James & Mary Ann O'Brien
  • Kenzie & Denise Kelly
  • Brian & Nicole Duncan
  • Geoff Thompson & Jennifer Wood-Thompson
  • Kriss Anderson & Adrienne Quill
  • Jonathon & Jennifer Wright
  • Rachel Gibson
  • Susan Howell
  • Mary Ann Waldron
  • Mark & Sandi Carter
  • John & Christel Didat
  • Bud & Peg Doyle
  • Joe & Gina Hansen
  • Bob & Mimi Dickey
  • Grantland Clapacs & Marla Smith
  • Brigid O'Brien
  • Ross & Pam Nixon
  • Charlie & Julie Revard
  • Mike & Kelly Caskey
  • Jacquie Berry
  • William & Sherry Monachino
  • Bob & Michelle Kowal
  • Amy Horlander Barry
  • Kelli Tromiczak
  • Gary & Sandy deCastro
  • Dan & Betsy Babcock & Family
  • Todd & Sharon Shickel
  • Scott & Cathy Nickerson
  • Adri Zermeno '11
  • Barry & Monica (Ruberg) '04 Helfrich
  • Joe & Jenny Annee
  • David & Marijane Wilkerson
  • Susan (Fox) '69 Pattee
  • Michael & Mary Ellen Ball
  • Catherine Welch
  • Ed & Eileen Johnstone
  • Deacon Rick '78 & Carol (Lyons) '78 Wagner
  • Paul '65 & Alice Hayes
  • Alan & Ruth Roell
  • Mary Donnelly
  • Jim & Kathie Church
  • Bob '03 & Megan Schaffner
  • Dan Kavanaugh '03
  • Brad & Eileen (Powell) '90 Countryman
  • Steve & Cathe (Sherlock) '67 Fulcher
  • Cheryl (Johnston) '82 Huffine
  • Ahmed & Jamie (Doyle) '82 Ismail
  • Joan (Patterman) '66 Barrett
  • David '76 & Michele Dessauer
  • Tim Spreitzer '74
  • Bryan & Jen Smith
  • Adam & Molly (McGlinchey) Clauss '09
  • John '08 & Caroline (Schutzman) '08 Dury
  • Steve & Kimberly Smith
  • Jack & Candice Mees
  • Tony & Carole Watt
  • Allison Kenney '06
  • Josh & Katie Schaffner


#TrojansHelpingTrojans

Alumni in Football

BCHS grads live on in the football world. Here is a list of players still on the field, whether in Pro or College football, in the Fall 2019. (If we’ve missed anyone, please contact Vince Lorenzano at vlorenzano@bishopchatard.org)

Pro Football

  • Nick Martin, ’11 – Houston Texans
  • Zack Martin, ’09 – Dallas Cowboys

College Football

  • Matt McCann, ’15 – Purdue University
  • Mark Nondorf, ’19 – Ball State University
  • Jim Boso, ’18 – Ball State University
  • David Whittemore, ’19 – Indiana State University
  • Danny Godlevske, ’16 – Miami of Ohio University
  • Will Kellison, ’18 – Miami of Ohio University
  • Ben Solomon, ’17 – Eastern Illinois University
  • Kevin McNelis, ’18 – Indianapolis University
  • Adam Solomon, ’15 – Illinois State University
  • Jack Bain – Depauw University
  • Tristan Hofmeister, ’17 – Depauw University
  • Jarrod Stiver, ’17 – Depauw University
  • Jarod Penry, ’16 – Depauw University
  • Josh Coons – Depauw University
  • Billy Dury, ’17 – Cathage College
  • Will Meyer, ’19 – Marian University
  • Joey Annee, ’18 – Wabash College
  • David Marsh. ’17 – Wabash College

Trojan Football State Champions: Join us on Sept. 6

Bishop Chatard invites all football alumni who played on one of the school’s 13 state championship teams to be our guests on Friday, September 6, 2019, as the BCHS Trojans take on the Roncalli Rebels under the lights at BCHS.

Reminisce with fellow football state champions as you cheer on this year’s Trojan squad. We hope to have representation from each of our 13 state championship teams — 1983, 1984, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015!

Game time is 7:00 p.m. Check in at the entrance table in the north end zone and enjoy a casual catered dinner under the tent before or during the game.

Watch the game from the north end zone area or sit in the bleachers. You will be given a button at the time you check in that will allow you to move between the tent area and the bleachers.

Please RSVP by August 30 to Margaret Ruffing at mruffing@bishopchatard.org and include your year of championship. We would like to recognize the teams at half time.

We look forward to seeing you under the tent! Go Trojans!

Boys Soccer Alumni Match: July 19

Calling all Alumni Boy’s Soccer players: Play soccer at BCHS once again at the boy’s soccer alumni match. This will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the BCHS stadium. Questions? Contact head coach Michael Carney at mcarney@bishopchatard.org.

Seeking Alumni who would like to share their career story

Alumni Career Lunch Program
Calling all alumni who are interested in sharing your profession with current BCHS students! We are seeking alumni volunteers for our ‘Alumni Career Lunch’ program, to present your career story during lunch periods to current students who have signed up to attend your presentation.

You would be making 3 of the same 15-20 minute presentations to the students during student lunch period (11:30-1:00 p.m.). Presentation details could include your college choice, why you chose your career, details of your career and how BCHS prepared you for your future. Lunch will be served to you and the students. Careers we are seeking are: Architecture, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Journalism, Law, Math, Psychology, Physical Therapy, Sports Management and Video Game Design. If you have a different career you’d like to share, please let us know.

Alumni Career Fair at the annual Open House
We are also seeking young alumni (2008-2013) who would like to discuss their college and career choices with prospective families at Open House. View Open House Details

If interested in either of these opportunities, please contact Tyler Mayer at tmayer@BishopChatard.org.

It’s Trojan Football at the BCHS Stadium

Join the Bishop Chatard community in August when we will host our first varsity football games in the Bishop Chatard stadium! And, we’ll honor our alumni and celebrate Trojan style with special events and giveaways throughout the season.

The 2018 Trojan Varsity Home Games will be:

  • Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. BC vs. Hamilton Southeastern (Scrimmage)
  • Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. BC vs. Brebeuf
  • Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. BC vs. Lawrence Central
  • Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. BC vs. Guerin Catholic (Senior Night)
  • Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. BC vs. Covington Catholic (Homecoming)

BCHS Visits Alumni at Western Kentucky U.

BCHS Alumni Director Robin Kontor was excited to head to Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green to visit BCHS alumni attending the university. And, she also presented them with BCHS Cafeteria cookies, as she begins the first stop in the new’BCHS COOKIE TOUR’, starting just this year!
Robin was happy to talk with the following alumni who are students there:

  • Mark Webster, BCHS Class of ’16, majoring in broadcast journalism
  • Jalen Douchee, BCHS Class of ’17, major not available
  • Robert Sammy, BCHS Class of ’16, majoring in Pre Med
  • Gabe Coleman, BCHS Class of ’17, majoring in Sports Marketing
  • Aleise Holder, BCHS Class of ’16, majoring in Child Development
  • Rajah Hopkins, BCHS Class of ’17, major not available

Not pictured, but visited were:

  • Brandon Sammy, BCHS Class of ’17
  • Jim Bell, BCHS Class of ’16
  • Jack Boilini, BCHS Class of ’16

BCHS Cookies make their way to our alumni in the service

BCHS Alumni currently on active duty serving our country in the military are in for a Veteran’s Day surprise. The BCHS Alumni Department recently sent a package of the famous Bishop Chatard cafeteria cookies to all active military addresses we have on file, as a thank you for their service to the country and the world.
We hope this little bit of home will bring back great memories to our veterans whereever they are!