BCHS Alumni News Blog

Class of 1966 gets together

Quarterly, 12-20 BCHS 1966 alums gather at the White River Yacht Club for lunch and conversation.

Pictured (l to r) are (top row) Maureen Flynn Luedeman, Karen O’Brien Swickheimer, Sue Osterman, Becky Doades Phillipi, Kristie Krachenfels Gill, Marsha Bordenet Davis, Patty Flynn Hughes, Pam Bryant Shreve, (bottom) Karole Fagen Butz, Peggy Battista McIntosh.

Photo of the group

Edrice Simmons, ’89, is 2024 Top Blacks in Healthcare Honoree

Congratulations to Edrice Simmons, BCHS Class of 1989, who was recently named as one of 15 honored by BlackDoctors.org in the 9th annual 2024 Top Blacks in Healthcare.

The award honors those who have reached a pinnacle in their careers supporting the Black community.

Edrice is the Vice President of US Oncology at AbbVie and leads a team of over 500 professionals who are dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that improve the lives of patients with cancer.

Read the full article at blackdoctor.org

Generations of Trojans Reunite

Recently four moms from the 1989 graduating class of Bishop Chatard High School attended “Mom Prom” at Depauw University for the Delta Tau Delta House for a weekend of fun with their sons.

Out of the four moms, three married their “high school sweethearts” and had sons attend BCHS — amazing generations of Trojans!

Class of 1989 Friends (L to R) Shontel Fischer, Kristie Cheek, Michelle Boyd, Jenny Coons

Group with both generations

(L to R): Dakota Boyd ’21, Mom Michelle (Jones) Boyd ’89 married Bryan Boyd ’88, Kristie Hair (Cheek) ’89 married Scott Cheek ’88, Kyle Cheek ’20, Shontel (Jors) Fischer ’89 married Scott Fischer ’89, Isaac Fischer ’23, Jenny (Walz) Coons ’89, Matthew Coons ’21

Class of 1989 Group Generation photo

Issac Fischer, Kyle Cheek, Shontel Fischer, Kristie Cheek, Michelle Boyd, Dakota Boyd, Jenny Coons, Matthew Coons

Collin Aycock, ’17, is new father

Congratulations to Collin Aycock, BCHS Class of 2017, and his wife Justine Aycock as they welcomed their first child, Caroline Frances Aycock, into the world in January 2024.

Adriana (Zermeno) Triebold, ’11, has new post at Marian U.

Adriana (Zermeno) Triebold, BCHS Class of 2011, has recently accepted a new position in the 21st Century Scholars Office at Marian University!

She also recalls a favorite BCHS memory: Being involved with theater and working alongside fellow grad, Kyle Guyton in several shows especially Wizard of Oz.

Congratulations Adriana!

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.

View the full article at muknights.com