05.26.17
CHS Holds Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony

Catholic High School held its Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Fourty-four members of the class of 2021 were promoted to the ninth grade. Mass was celebrated by Brother Ray Hebert, S.C. Trevor James Turner received the Kiwanis Courtesy Award voted on by fellow classmates with input from eighth grade faculty members for his consideration and respect of others. ...

05.24.17
CHS Class of 2017 Includes 21 Eagle Scouts

Catholic High School has 21 Eagle Scouts in its graduating class of 2017. In a class of 277 seniors, 13 percent have achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program. Eagle Scouts in the CHS class of 2017 are Benton Alford, Chris Alumbaugh, Hagan Dalton, Will de la Bretonne, Collin DeVillier, Ryan Devillier, Taylor Empson, Taylor Fontenot, Ezra Grant, Ryan Guerin, Collin Hebert, Byrne Kennedy, William Martin, Gabe Mengarelli, Daniel Ourso, Jake Rovira, Andrew Schoonmaker, Nicholas Thompson, Jacob Thornton, Austin Tuminello and Alexander Van Biersel. Of the 21 graduating Eagle Scouts, five graduated as an Academic Program...

05.22.17
Catholic High School Celebrates Its One Hundred Twenty-First Commencement Exercise

Catholic High School held its Baccalaureate Mass and One Hundred and Twenty-First Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20, at 4 p.m. at the Raising Cane's River Center. Two hundred and seventy-seven seniors participated in the graduation ceremony. The graduates were offered admission to 129 different colleges and universities across the country. They earned $24,421,966 in scholarship money, not including TOPS. As a class, they accumulated 23,790 hours of community service and earned 714 credit hours at LSU Spring Testing. The average ACT Composite score for the class of 2017 was 25.6, with 100 percent of...

05.22.17
CHS Announces 2017-2018 Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Catholic High School is proud to announce the Grizzly Great Athletic Hall of Fame inductees for the 2017-2018 year. Patrick Coogan ’93, Corey Gaines ’94, Major Applewhite ’97 and Donnie Jones ’99 will be formally inducted at the Grizzly Great Athletic Hall of Fame induction banquet in spring 2018. Corey Gaines graduated from Catholic High School in 1994 as a Man of the Year and one of the most prolific three-sport athletes in CHS history. As a three-year letterman in football, Gaines was a member of the 1992 district championship team and earned All-District as a defensive back. As a...

05.19.17
Members of the Class of 2017 Recognized at Honors Convocation

Zachary Ryan Crawford was named outstanding graduate of the Class of 2017 at the annual Catholic High School Honors Convocation on May 18, 2017.   Recognized as a Nationally Recognized Finalist were Matthew Broeg Berdon, Andrew James Ford, Michael Paul Krzystowczyk, Jordan Edward LeBas, Brian Charles Long, Dominic Rosario Maggio, Harold Edmond Miller, Nicholas Robert Mueller and Andrew Ryan Schoonmaker.  Receiving the Principal’s Award for a 4.0 grade point average were Matthew Broeg Berdon, Hall Michael Braud, Zachary Ryan Crawford, Patrick Francis Crifasi, Hayden Alexander Denham, Collin Jude DeVillier, Ryan Jude DeVillier, Andrew James Ford, Michael Joseph LeBas, Brian Charles...

05.18.17
CHS Seeks Experienced Finance Director

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS Finance Director Catholic High School is seeking a motivated controller to serve as Finance Director and to provide fiscal leadership including accounting oversight, financial reporting, planning and budgeting, process improvement and support the CHS President in achieving the school's financial objectives. Five years comparable experience is required as well as strong communication, team and supervisory skills. The minimum of a bachelor's degree is required, but CPA is preferred. This is an opportunity that offers excellent compensation, benefits and work place environment. Email resume to CHS President, Gerald E. Tullier at gtullier@catholichigh.org...

05.17.17
Baseball Bears Cap Off Great Season With Collegiate Signings

Five senior baseball players were honored for their commitment to play collegiate baseball on Tuesday, May 16. Payton Alexander and Patrick Crifasi will play for Loyola University, Cole Johnson with LSU-Eunice, Will Ethridge with Nicholls State and Parker Evans with Delgado. Coach Brad Bass also honored his players with end-of-season awards. Will Ethridge received an award for having the highest batting average on the team. Payton Alexander received the Golden Glove Award, Cole Johnson received the 110 Percent Award – The Brent Pecue Memorial Award, and Patrick Crifasi received the Atudent Athlete Award – The Clyde Didier Memorial Award.  Also...

05.17.17
Tennis Team Hosts Inaugural CHS Tour of Champions

Alumni and members of the local tennis community had the opportunity to compete against the Catholic High state champion tennis team at the inaugural CHS Tour of Champions. Guests competing against the high school champions included local tennis professionals, past nationally ranked junior tennis players as well as Catholic High alumni who also won State when they competed at CHS. Highland road was the site where two Shreveport natives amassed the most wins. Jonathan Howard, a nationally ranked junior and state champion at Loyola College Prep, as well as fellow Shreveport native and state champion at Byrd High School, Jonathan...

05.15.17
Jenny Ridge Joins Staff In CHS Office of Advancement

Catholic High School is pleased to announce that Jenny Ridge has joined the staff of the Catholic High School Office of Advancement. Ridge will serve as the new Associate Director of Alumni Relations, replacing Barbara Camp who retired after 19 years of dedicated service to CHS. For the past nine years, Ridge has worked in development and communications for the Mental Health Association of Greater Baton Rouge. She established and implemented several fundraising events for the association, while also being responsible for grant writing, where she was awarded numerous grants to support MHA.  Her dedication to volunteerism epitomized her drive as...

05.15.17
Seniors Named 2017 Church's Chicken Scholars Recipients

Congratulations to CHS seniors Daniel Ourso, Carter Richard and Andrew Schoonmkaer for being named Church’s Chicken® 2017 Scholars recipients. Each year, Church's Chicken selects 240 high school seniors across 14 states to receive $1,000 towards their college tuitions for the 2017-2018 academic year at any accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational/trade school in the United States. Congratulations to these outstanding young men. Next year’s application process opens in January 2018. Scholarship hopefuls are encouraged to apply by going to www.scholarshipamerica.org/churchsscholars.  ...

05.15.17
CHS Baseball Team Ends Season As State Runners-Up

Head baseball coach Brad Bass said it best when he addressed his team after Saturday's game, "The relationships that we have built here and the family that we have formed defines who we are, not the outcome of one game."  So true. The Bears lost 5-0 in the Division I state championship game on Saturday afternoon to John Curtis at McMurry Park in Sulphur. The state runners-up were no hit at the plate by the John Curtis pitcher despite battling and competing in every pitch of each at-bat. CHS starter Austin Andrishok took his "A game" to the mound, going...

05.12.17
CHS Junior Invited To Attend Ashbrook Academy Summer Program

Junior Joseph Noguera-Zuniga has been accepted to attend the Ashbrook Academy summer program for the first session on the foundations of America through the Civil Rights Movement. The Ashbrook Academy is a summer program designed for rising high school juniors and seniors who share a deep interest in American history and politics. The Academy invites students to consider the American experiment as a historical triumph, a victory for reason and the human spirit that warrants grateful celebration but also demands serious study. The Academy meets for seven days (June 18-24, 2017) at the Ashbrook Center on the campus of Ashland...

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