BCHS Alumni News Blog

Annie (Bates) ’12 and Chris Tarpey ’11 are wed

Annie Bates, BCHS Class of 2012, and Chris Tarpey, BCHS Class of 2011 were united in Holy Matrimony on May 5, 2018, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Indy. They currently reside in Broad Ripple.

2019 Basketball Alumni League Champs

Congratulations to the 2019 Bishop Chatard Alumni Basketball League Champions.

A League Champions (Class of 2012) included: Nick Traub, Greg Gardner, Daniel Wagner, Dan Buhler, Tyler Brazill, Tim Sauer, Ryan Kleinschmidt and Sam Giudice.

Group photo of the A league champions

B League Champions (Class of 2009) included: Steve Commiskey, Andrew Howard, Keith Thibodeau, Ricky Rivelli, Chase Hofmeister, Pat Archey, John Sahm, Colin Smart, Kevin O’Brien, John Brumleve, Nick Sahm and Jack Sahm.

B League champions group photo

Macy Pohl, ’15, is 500 Festival Princess

Congratulations to Macy Pohl, BCHS Class of 2015, on being selected as one of thirty three 2019 500 Festival Princesses. As a princess, Macy will serve as an ambassador for the festival and Indiana. As part of the honor, Macy receives a $1000 scholarship as well as countless leadership and outreach opportunities. Selection for the honor was based on communication skills, academic performance and community involvement. Macy is currently a senior at IUPUI, majoring in health sciences.

You may see Macy around the state this year! Stop and say hello.

Trojan Football Alumni win college/NFL honors

Congratulations to the following Trojan football alumni on their 2018 season honors:

  • Zack Martin, ’09, Dallas Cowboys: First Team All Pro National Football League
  • Matt McCann, ’15, Purdue: Honorable Mention All Big Ten, Coaches Team and Media Selection
  • Danny Godlevske, ’16, Miami of Ohio: Third Team All Mid American Conference Football
  • Brooks Hepp, ’15, Depauw University: First Team all Conference

Melissa (Popp) Nimry, ’03, welcomes daughter

Melissa (Popp) Nimry, Bishop Chatard Class of 2003, sends us news of her new daughter, Gwenyth Elise Nimry, born in November. She joins big sisters Vivian (3) and Laila (1). Congratulations to the family!

Mary (Wagner) Fuhs, ’02: video about her research

View this brief video about Mary (Wagner) Fuhs, PhD, BCHS Class of 2002, regarding her research. Mary is an Assistant Professor at the University of Dayton, studying how young children learn math.

Allie Battocletti, ’06, ‘Professor of Spacewalking’

From BCHS Trojan to Purdue and beyond! Read about the journey of Allissa (Allie) Battocletti, as she traveled from BCHS to Purdue, majoring in aeronautical engineering while also singing with the ‘Purduettes’. Now, she works for the Flight Operations Directorate at Houston’s Johnson Space Center. Her area of expertise is Extra Vehicular Activity Operations: spacewalks!

Read the story and watch the video about her journey!