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2022 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

Beechwood Alumni

The mission of Beechwood High School’s Alumni Association is to build a lifelong relationship and emotional connection with all Beechwood graduates and students; providing meaningful engagement and opportunities to increase school pride and goodwill, while fostering involvement, support, advocacy and philanthropic commitment for Beechwood Schools. 

Alumni Board of Directors

 


Melissa Jackson Burns ‘88

Matt Clayton ‘02
Robin Clayton ‘73
Joe Creaghead ‘61
Cheri Derrick ‘77
Jim Eck ‘94
Ellie Eggemeier ‘04
Denise Halpin ’83, President
Bill Hill ‘58
Susan Huff ‘82

Brenda Israel ‘68
Angie Johnson ‘81
Bob Lee ’90, Treasurer
Judy O’Connor ‘64
Maggie Rettig ‘05
Noah Schachter ‘99
Amy Sleet ‘90
Melanie Stricker ‘81
Jack Whitehurst ‘10
Sally Zeidler ‘67

Carol Beirne ’63, Administrator and Secretary  Carol.beirne@beechwood.kyschools.us

 

Alumni News


 

Alumni Events and Reunions

Stay tuned for registration for the Red and White Gala which is Friday, April 14, 2023.

Beechwood Backers Alumni Golf Outing will be Saturday, June 24, 2023 at Devou Park.  Information will be provided in a few months. 

Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

Beechwood has such a long history with many outstanding alumni graduating from our school.   The Beechwood Alumni Association is spearheading this initiative and are pleased to recognize the many outstanding alumni from our school.

The criteria for recognition as an Outstanding Alumnus in the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame  includes but is not limited to:

  • Outstanding achievement in a career
  • Outstanding service to the community (regardless of where the alumnus lives)
  • Distinguished achievement as a student, teacher, professor or administrator.
  • Widespread public acclaim in the arts:  performing, visual or literary
  • Extraordinary achievement as an athlete or as a coach

For selection as an Outstanding Young Alumnus, the criteria include being outstanding academically, in the career, and/or in the community. The person must be a graduate of the previous 20 years.

For selection as the Tiger Award winner, the nominee/recipient must have served the school at an outstanding level. This person may be an alumnus of Beechwood or a friend of the school.

THE NEXT HONOREES WILL BE SELECTED IN 2024 AND RECOGNIZED DURING HOMECOMING WEEK


 2022

Outstanding Alumnus – Mike Claypool ‘64

Outstanding Alumnus – Gary Blank ‘78

Tiger Award – Robin Hood Clayton ‘73

Outstanding Young Alumnus – Andrew Smith ‘03


2021

Outstanding Alumnus – Denny Dressman ‘64

Outstanding Alumna – Kim Allen ‘81

Outstanding Young Alumnus – Rebecca Burgoyne-Allen ‘06

Tiger Award – Tom Middendorf ‘65

Outstanding Alumna – Sandra Kerlin ‘61

Outstanding Alumnus – Tom Miller ‘88 (deceased)

Outstanding Alumnus – Robert Stephens ‘45 (deceased)


2019

Outstanding Alumnus – Brook Baker ‘65

Outstanding Alumna – Donna Weaver ‘61

Outstanding Alumnus – Lanny Hitch ‘65

Outstanding Alumnus – Steve Smith ‘84

Outstanding Young Alumnus – Kevin Groob ‘00

Tiger Award – Mike James


2018

Tiger Award – Jim Procaccino

Outstanding Alumnus – Ray Albrektson ‘66

Outstanding Alumna – Nancy Acra Creaghead ‘61

Outstanding Young Alumnus – Justin Kaiser ‘98

Outstanding Alumna – Gail Keam ‘73

Outstanding Alumna – Julie Preziosi ‘72

Outstanding Alumna  – Alyson Barclay ‘77

Outstanding Alumnus – Jim Frazier ‘73 (picture not available)

2017

Outstanding Alumnus – Mike Talbott ‘76

Outstanding Alumnus – Jack Steinman ‘49

Outstanding Alumnus – Phil Ringo ‘59

Outstanding Alumnus – Richard Schrader ‘68

Outstanding Alumna – Julie Smoot Janson ‘72 (picture not available)

 

Athletic Hall of Fame

The purpose of the Beechwood Athletic Hall of Fame is to honor Beechwood’s top student-athletes and individuals who have made a positive impact on the local community and to provide role models for today’s student-athletes.

Guidelines for nominations:

  • A deceased nominee must have passed away at least two years prior to selection into the Hall of Fame
  • No active member of the Hall of Fame Committee is eligible for nomination
  • No individual may nominate him or herself.

Student-Athlete Criteria:

  • Must have received a varsity letter in one or more sports
  • Must have significantly contributed to the athletic teams and programs of Beechwood High School
  • Must have graduated from Beechwood High School
  • Must have graduated at least ten years prior to their selection to the Hall of Fame

Coaches’ Criteria:

  • Must have significantly contributed to the athletic program of Beechwood High School
  • Must have been out of coaching (in his/her primary sport) for at least five years
  • A varsity coach with at least 20 years of coaching experience is automatically eligible, upon nomination, as soon as he/she discontinues coaching in his/her primary sport

 

THE NEXT HONOREES WILL BE SELECTED IN 2023 AND RECOGNIZED DURING HOMECOMING WEEK


2021

 

Mike Murray ‘75

Tim Seaman ‘84

Robbie Jordan ‘69

Adam Wulfeck ‘98

Paige Gooch Bolander ‘10


2019

Gary Nussbaum ‘79

Janie Borcherding Shaffer ‘90

Kristy Mescher ‘84

Greg Hergott ‘95

Dave Hill ‘59

John Morlidge ‘52


2014

Mark Gooch ‘72

Ken “Beaver” Jordan ‘63

Bailie Morlidge ‘80

Katie Pohlgeers ‘01

Jim Wilshire ‘50

Mike Yeagle ‘79


2010

Nelson Auge’ ‘63

Paige Bendel ‘91

Talor Bendel ‘93

Edgar McNabb

Scott Tackett ‘85

Jeff Ward ‘82

Tim Wera ‘00


2009

Gordon Hood ‘46

Brandon Berger ‘94

Bernie Barre

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