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Alumni Corner


Alumni Corner – Deacon Mark Loepker



Alumni Corner – Deacon Mark Loepker

Meet Deacon Mark Loepker, Class of 1972! Mark and his siblings, Lois Rausch, Linda Hasser, and Thomas Loepker, all attended St. Boniface Grade School before they each moved on to Central Catholic High School. While at CC, Mark was on the boys golf team, where he learned the importance of humility and humor. “I remember […]

Alumni Corner – Donavan Yarnall and Rachel Powell-Yarnall



Alumni Corner – Donavan Yarnall and Rachel Powell-Yarnall

As this is the month of February, this edition of the Alumni Corner will feature an alumni couple who met at Central Catholic. Meet Donavan Yarnall and Rachel Powell-Yarnall! Both graduated from Central Catholic in 1994. Rachel joined the CC community in 8th grade and almost immediately laid eyes on Donavan, whom she told a […]

Alumni Corner – George Smith



Alumni Corner – George Smith

Meet George Smith! George graduated from Central Catholic in 1966. George played football at CC as well as college football at Butler University for two years before moving to Purdue University and pursuing a degree in physical education, which he obtained in 1971. After college, George was hired by St. Thomas Aquinas High School in […]

Alumni Corner – Sister Mary Grace (Jennifer) Watson



Alumni Corner – Sister Mary Grace (Jennifer) Watson

Meet Sister Mary Grace (Jennifer) Watson, Class of 1995! Sister Mary Grace attended the Lafayette Catholic Schools from kindergarten through twelfth grade, graduating from Central Catholic in 1995. She attended Saint Mary’s College in South Bend for two years to study elementary education. In 1997, she transferred to Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee, where she […]

Alumni Corner: Brother Edward Libbers



Alumni Corner: Brother Edward Libbers

Meet Brother Edward Libbers! Brother Ed was one of that brave group of 26 who enrolled at CC as seniors and comprised the very first graduating class in 1958. The Sisters of the Precious Blood taught at CC at that time. Sister Palmerita, who taught chemistry, was a particular inspiration for Brother Ed. “She possessed […]

Alumni Corner – Ben Hatke



Alumni Corner – Ben Hatke

Meet Ben Hatke, class of 1996! Ben was born in Lafayette to Gene and Roseanna Hatke, both graduates of Central Catholic. Ben has two younger sisters, Sarah and Annie, who are also graduates of CC. Ben attended St. Mary Cathedral School and St. Boniface School before moving on and graduating from CC. After high school, […]

Alumni Corner – Suzanne (Spencer) Mpistolarides



Alumni Corner – Suzanne (Spencer) Mpistolarides

Meet Suzanne (Spencer) Mpistolarides. Suzanne graduated from Central Catholic in 2010 and is now working as a general assignment reporter for FOX 6 News in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She went to DePauw University where she majored in English Writing and had a minor in Media Studies. Suzanne’s first job out of college was at WSBT-TV in […]

Alumni Corner – Rachel Gillam



Alumni Corner – Rachel Gillam

Meet Rachel Gillam! Rachel graduated from Central Catholic in 2016 and will be a senior at IU in the fall. While at CC, Rachel participated in soccer, mock trial, academic superbowl and spell bowl, the musicals and plays, yearbook, and student council. Rachel was also on the National Honor Society and graduated valedictorian. After high […]

Alumni Corner – Tressa (Wykoff) Heath



Alumni Corner – Tressa (Wykoff) Heath

Meet Tressa (Wykoff) Heath! While at Central Catholic, Tressa participated in basketball, track, and volleyball. She also set three track records: 4 x 400 meter, the 400 meter, and the 200 meter. Tressa graduated from CC in 1997 and played volleyball at Indiana State University for three years before transferring to IUPUI where she finished […]

Alumni Corner: Katie (DeBoy) Christopher



Alumni Corner: Katie (DeBoy) Christopher

Meet Katie (DeBoy) Christopher! Katie attended St. Mary, St. Boniface, and Central Catholic. She graduated from Central Catholic in 2010. While at CC, she participated in cross country and track. After graduating, Katie went on to attend Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana. While there she was a four-year member of the cross country and track […]

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