BCHS Alumni News Blog

Michael Hudson, ’87, is Supplier of the Year in Georgia

Congratulations to Michael Hudson, BCHS Class of 1987, on being named the 2022 Supply Chain Advocate of the Year in Georgia, for his work at Green Diamond Waste. This award recognizes the supply chain leader of a Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council corporate or government member-partner that consistently demonstrates support for minority business development, corporate spend, financial support of Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council programs, and initiatives. Additionally, the Supply Chain Advocate of the Year operates as an integral force in their organization’s Minority Supplier Diversity efforts.

Green Diamond Waste Management is a Sustainability Resource Company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Established in 2007, they provide cost-saving dumpster and waste hauling solutions, consulting, and innovative solutions for their clients. The parent business was founded in Indianapolis by Arthur Hudson, and has passed on through the family, expanding with hubs in Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas.

Andy Howard, ’79, in Butler U. Athletics Hall of Fame

Andy Howard, BCHS Class of 1979 was inducted into the Butler University Athletics Hall of Fame as a member of their Class of 2022. While at Butler, Andy was a four-year starter at running back, and led the Bulldogs in rushing each of those four years. Andy finished his career at Butler as the second all-time leading rusher with 2,691 yards. Andy was an All-Conference player and was twice named team MVP.

At Bishop Chatard, Andy was a three-year starting running back, two-time All-State player, and led the Trojans to an undefeated season in 1978. Today, Andy and his wife reside in the Denver area, and he is the owner of a dentistry practice.

Andrew Ciresi, ’12, is new father

Congratulations to Andrew and his wife Kelsey as they welcomed a little baby girl into their family through adoption. Eloise was born in August.

Victoria (Mpistolarides) Meyer, ’15

Victoria Mpistolarides, BCHS Class of 2015 (known as “Vicki Pistol”) graduated from DePaul University College of Law in May 2022, then married her college sweetheart, Matthew Meyer, on August 13, 2022! Congratulations Vicki!

Athletic Banners – They can be yours!

Calling all alumni athletes! During our recent spring cleaning, we came across over a hundred sports athletic banners, some dating back to 1969. If you were on or coached one of these teams and would like to have some memorabilia for your home or office, we are giving them away. It is first come first serve.

View a list of available banners here

Contact Anne Homan at ahoman@bishopchatard.org if you would like one

Jim Wood, ’82, is ordained deacon

Jim Wood, BCHS Class of 1982, was ordained a permanent deacon on July 25, 2022 at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis. Deacon Jim will continue to serve the poor and sick, as well as parishioners at St. Simon the Apostle Catholic Church.

Sarah Wood, ’16, plans to wed

Sarah Wood, BCHS Class of 2016, is getting married to her college sweetheart, Drew Sullivan from Kokomo, IN. They are getting married at St. Simon the Apostle Catholic Church on July 30, 2022. Sarah works as a youth minister and Drew is a pharmacy student at Butler University.

Congratulations Sarah and Drew!