BCHS Alumni News Blog

Tim Bireley, ’77, business owner, sports fan

Tim Bireley, BCHS Class of 1977, sends us greeting from his home in Wisconsin. Tim is a semi-retired business owner and proud father of 4 daughters and grandfather of 5. He has been married for 38 years and is a big Packers and Badgers fan. He also enjoys woodworking, travel, golf and hot yoga.

Congratulations Tim on a rich and rewarding life.

Fr. Christopher Wadelton, ’84: using his life for others

Usually we think of the life of a priest as saving souls. But, Fr. Chris Wadelton, BCHS Class of 1984 and current pastor of St. Bartholomew’s Parish in Columbus, IN, went a step further to save the lives of others.

In 2020, Fr. Wadelton donated a kidney to a parishioner he had met, changing her life and that of her young family.

Seeing that change served as a primary motivation for Fr. Wadelton to donate part of his liver — even though he wouldn’t know the identity of the person he was trying to help.

Read the story of his journey through these donations and the effect they had in his and others lives in the Oct. 13, 2023 Criterion at archindy.org

Doug Jones, ’78, continues acting roles

Doug Jones, BCHS Class of 1978, continues his 37 year acting career with his popular roles as “Baron Afanas” in WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (Season 5 just finished; all seasons available on FX/Hulu) and “Saru” on STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (Season 5 coming early 2024; all other seasons on Paramount+).

Tom James, ’05, is new dad

Congratulations to Tom James, BCHS Class of 2005, and his wife Meagan, as they welcomed their first child, Nolan Thomas, in early 2023.

Brittany Siegler, ’11, is wed

Congratulations to Brittany (Siegler), BCHS Class of 2011, and her husband Bryce Dowell, who recently married and reside in Indianapolis!