22 Sep 2008

Alumni Association Hosts Homecoming Tailgate Party

Catholic High School hosted its sixth annual Alumni Tailgate Party at Memorial Stadium on Friday, September 19, 2008. Over 400 alumni, family and friends enjoyed a free jambalaya dinner, prepared by Pete Hymel, beginning at 5:30 p.m. until the 7 p.m. kick-off.

Catholic High honored the members of the 1938, ’48, ’58, ’68, ’78, ’88 and ’98 football teams prior to the kick-off.

Billy Bourdier ’55 and Denny Vicknair ’63 served as co-chairmen of the event. Other alumni assisting with the tailgate party were Alumni Board of Directors members: David Broussard ’55, David Beach ’96, Monty Buckles ’93, Matt Graham ’99, Brian Hightower ’97, Chris Jones ’95, Jim Richard ’74 and Eddie Samson ’66.

CHS Director of Alumni Relations Glen Randow and Alumni Events Coordinator Barbara Camp also assisted in organizing the event.