Central Catholic Blue & White Newsletter- Spring 2018


As the Central Catholic High School mission states, “We develop men for success through the development of scholarship, leadership, and moral character.” It’s no surprise, then, that our students and graduates are doing amazing things within CCHS and out in their communities. From winning awards and being selected for competitive programs around the country to making a difference in entertainment to being recognized for career achievements, these members are making Central Catholic proud. Do you know a high school or alumnus brother who should be featured? If so, please send his story to our Communications Manager, at news@cchs-satx.org.

* denotes alumnus member



JROTC Raider Team Current Students

Alex Conrad Class of 2018

Congratulations to Central Catholic's JROTC Raider team for placing 3rd Place at The Islander Challenge held on the beach of Corpus Christi. This is the toughest competition of their season in a field of 29 teams from 20 high schools. * Henry Van de Putte Class of 2002 Henry Van de Putte III, was named the Regional Chief Executive for the American Red Cross, Texas Gulf Coast as of February 26, 2018. He has served as Executive Director of Red Cross serving the Greater San Antonio Area and as the Director of Advance- ment at CCHS. Congratulations!

Alex Conrad was named one of the players in the San Antonio Express News All Area Basketball Team for 2017-2108. Alex averaged 18 points a game and 10 rebounds. He also recently signed to play basketball at Hendrix College! Please help us congratulate Alex, his family, and Coach Bruce McConaghy! 3 JROTC Chaminade Guard Drill Team The Chaminade Guard Drill Team and Col- or Guard recently competed at Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky! They are now ranked 14th in the Nation. In addition, Nicholas Garza ’19 is now ranked 4th in the Nation as a soloist. To see photos and a video of the competition please click HERE ! Courtesy of Mrs. Fletcher, 2021 parent.



Velma Uriegas English Department Chair

We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Velma Uriegas was selected as the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year from Central Catholic High School by the Department of Catholic Schools! She represents the many teachers in Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of San Antonio who continually make sacrifices to ensure the best quality of Catholic education for the youth of our communities. More importantly, for the young men of Central Catholic! Thank you Mrs. Uriegas for your service and tireless efforts.



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