BCHS Alumni News Blog

Fr. Chuck Tuttle,’ 66, celebrates 50 years as priest

Fr. Chuck Tuttle, BCHS Class of 1966, recently celebrated his 50th Jubilee as a Priest in the Diocese of Belleville, IL. In the fall 2024, he will begin his 47th year at Mater Dei Catholic High School. Thank you, Father, for all your years of service at your parishes and school.

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.

Molly (Brogan) Brennan, ’13, is new bride

Congratulations to Molly (Brogan) Brennan, BCHS Class of 2013, who married Sprencer Brennan in Yelapa, MX on March 17, 2024.

15 current or alumni Trojans joined them at their wedding celebration.

group photo of alumni at the wedding

Jumpin’ for Jazz (Jazmyne Harris, ’14) on July 13

A Walk For Those Who Can’t: Support research to find a treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia which will benefit BCHS alumna Jazmyne Harris, BCHS Class of ’14, at Jumpin’ for Jazz Charity Walk on July 13, 2024 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Broad Ripple Park.

Jazmyne was diagnosed in April 2010 with Friedreich’s ataxia – a severely debilitating, life-shortening, degenerative neuro-muscular disorder which is inherited at birth. This rare, untreatable and incurable disease affects an estimated 1 in 5000-6000 people in the United States.

Jazmyne has been fortunate to be able to be treated by Dr. Mark Payne, professor of pediatrics at IU School of Medicine and a pediatric cardiologist at Riley Children’s Health, who is a world-leader in research for the disease.

Proceeds will advance clinical trial for medicines to treat the disease

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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.

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