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Alumni Corner – John Lux



Alumni Corner – John Lux

Meet John Lux, class of 2001. After graduating from Central Catholic, John attended Loyola Marymount University from 2001 to 2005 studying Business Law and Theology. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and was awarded the national William McGowan scholarship. Out of school, John worked at 8 Plus Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund, where he […]

Alumni Corner: Jennifer (Driscoll) Felsburg



Alumni Corner: Jennifer (Driscoll) Felsburg

Meet Jennifer (Driscoll) Felsburg. Jennifer graduated from Central Catholic in 1994 before going to Purdue University and earning a B.S. in Civil Engineering. She immediately started a career with Trane Commercial Air Conditioning as a Sales Engineer in Sacramento, California. After being promoted to Sales Manager in Sacramento and then Area Manager of San Diego, […]

Alumni Corner – Bryan Stapleton & Kristin Gothard



Alumni Corner – Bryan Stapleton & Kristin Gothard

As this is the month of February, this edition of the Alumni Corner will feature an alumni couple who met at Central Catholic. Meet Bryan Stapleton and Kristin (Gothard) Stapleton, both graduates of the class of 1995. Bryan and Kristin were both born and raised in Lafayette. Their romance started early in life, with Kristin […]

Alumni Corner – Lauren Loew



Alumni Corner – Lauren Loew

Meet Lauren Loew. Lauren graduated as valedictorian from Central Catholic in 2000. She received her bachelor’s degree, with high distinction, from Indiana University (B.S. in biochemistry, B.A. in Spanish, 2004), where she was a Herman B. Wells Scholar. After undergrad, Lauren attended Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 2007). During law school, Lauren was articles editor of […]

Alumni Corner – Susan Klinker Lockwood



Alumni Corner – Susan Klinker Lockwood

Meet Susan (Klinker) Lockwood. Susan is a 1980 graduate of Central Catholic. She attended Ball State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education in 1984 and a Master of Music degree in 1988. She taught vocal music and general music in the public schools of central Indiana for 17 […]

Stained Glass Window Christmas Project



Stained Glass Window Christmas Project

Throughout the mid to late 1990’s, Mrs. Candy Reed’s junior religion classes would provide an annual Christmas display to the community through a stained glass window project. Using a pattern that spelled out a Christmas themed picture or phrase, the classes would construct the display by hanging colored tissue paper on Mrs. Reed’s classroom windows. With […]

Soccer Team



Soccer Team

Although soccer has long been the most popular sport internationally, it did not take off at Central Catholic until relatively recently. In the fall of 1982, soccer was introduced at CC as a club. The team played a handful of games against West Lafayette, Jeff, Harrison, and Benton Central. However, the club only lasted a […]

Alumni Corner – Jeff Schmitz



Alumni Corner – Jeff Schmitz

Meet Jeff Schmitz. Jeff is a graduate of Central Catholic, Class of 1988. After graduating from CC, he attended Purdue University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He continued his education at the University of Texas at Austin receiving his master’s degree in Civil Engineering in 1995. Upon completing his education, Jeff […]

Apple Dumplings



Apple Dumplings

For the past 28 years, Central Catholic has participated in the Feast of the Hunter’s Moon by making and selling apple dumplings as a fundraiser for prom. The event takes place every year in late September or early October at Fort Ouiatenon and is a re-enactment of early 1700s French and Native American life from […]

Alumni Corner – Dan Muller



Alumni Corner – Dan Muller

Meet Dan Muller, Class of 1994. After graduating from Central Catholic, Dan attended Illinois State University (ISU) where he played four years of college basketball. Dan is currently ranked 11th in career scoring at ISU with 1,445 points, and he still owns the school record with 128-consecutive starts (every game of his career). Dan was […]