Central Catholic Blue & White Newsletter- Spring 2018

REUNIONS & CLASS NOTES

Class Notes

Class of 1953 The class celebrated their 65th reunion April 13-15. Beginning with a social on Friday, alumni had the chance to catch up & listen to the sounds of the Button Jazz Band. Then on Saturday they had dinner at River City Grill where a delicious dinner was had. President Paul Garro gave a state of the school. The '53ers ended their weekend on Sunday with Mass, breakfast, and tours at Central Catholic. Class of 1966, 67, 68 These classes gathered together for a Spring Barbecue at Central Catholic on April 7. They enjoyed great food and fellowship with their classmates. Class of 1958 Contact Jack Murphy if you are interested in helping plan the event or James Zotz Jr. Class of 1967 Mini Round Up Friday, May 18 from 4 - 10 p.m. Hilander Bar & Grill. Contact Lee Rodriguez rodriguezla1@gmail.com Class of 1968 Planning their 50th reunion. Dates/events TBA. Class of 1969 Beginning to plan their reunion. Contact Henry Alonzo if you are interested in assisting. Class of 1970 Will celebrate their annual mass Sunday, April 29, at the CCHS Chapel at 9:30 a.m. They come together to celebrate the lives of brothers they have lost. Mass is followed by breakfast off campus. Contact Gilbert Flores for more info. Class of 1973 In the planning stages of putting together a reunion. Please contact Jim Lowry if you'd like to be part of this. Class of 2013 Planning 5 year reunion. More details to come. Class coordinator is Ed Karam. Upcoming Reunions

We've all had a chance to travel life's path in different ways: incredible stories to tell, fun adventures to reveal, milestones to share, and lessons to learn. With over 9,000 living alumni around the world, we can't tell our whole story without sharing everyone else's. Did a baby join your family? Received an award? Move to a new city? The new Class Notes section on our alumni webpage is the perfect avenue to let all your classmates know what is new with you, so show your Button pride by sharing your life update. Share Your Life Update with Us! SUBMIT A CLASS NOTE

Jason Longoria ’96 named Director of Advancement

Jason Longoria, a graduate of Central Catholic High School (Class of 1996), has been named the school’s Director of Advancement. Central Catholic proudly welcomes Jason Longoria back from his 14-year CCHS hiatus where he worked as the Senior Marketing Communications Manager for AT&T. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History/Political Science from St. Mary’s University. There, he

was a member of Student Government and Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Jason’s passions outside of work are: Serving many roles including the President of St. Mary’s University Alumni Association, being a member of the St. Mary’s University Board of Trustees, President for the Central Catholic Alumni Association, and Central Catholic Board of Directors - Executive Committee as the Chair of Marianist Engagement. He and his wife, Annelisa, have been married for almost 8 years and they have a daughter named Adeline (13 months old). He and Annelisa enjoy playing golf, running, and traveling to see concerts & music festivals, in addition to chasing after their daughter. Welcome to the team!

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