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BRAD HERNANDEZ, PE was promoted to Project Manager with AECOM (Dallas) and was elected president of the ASCE Dallas branch. Hernandez was also chosen as one of the “Top 20 Under 40” by the Engineering News-Record for the Texas and Louisiana Region which includes the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas.

FRANZ BORGHARDT was elected as chairman of the Louisiana Legislature Law Enforcement Taskforce on Body Cameras to research statewide policy and implementation of body cameras for Law Enforcement in the state of Louisiana. Borghardt was elected to the office of secretary for the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Board of Officers.

FRANK “SKI” BETANSKI completed his residency in Family Medicine at the LSU Family Medicine Residency Program in Lafayette. Betanski took a position as a physician at the Baylor Scott and White Clinic in Killeen, Texas. Betanski and his wife, Gina, reside in Austin, Texas.

BIRTH PAUL ORR assisted with the production of After the Spill, a documentary featuring the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and its impact on Louisiana’s coastline, economy and people. Through his work with Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN), Orr assisted filmmaker John Bowermaster in establishing connections with and interviewed those most affected by the oil spill as well as those fighting to save our coast. After the Spill premiered to sold-out crowds at the Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge and The Joy Theatre in New Orleans.

BRIAN HIGHTOWER published an article for the National Catholic Educational Association’s magazine: Momentum. The article “Is There a Place for Random Drug Testing in Mission-Driven Catholic Schools?” is in the winter 2016 edition.


KEVIN ROGERS was selected as a Distinguished Graduate of St. Alphonsus Catholic School.



Megan and SIMPSON BORENS, son Carter Reid

2001 MICHAEL BRASSETT was named a partner with the firm of Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC. Brassett is a partner in the Baton Rouge office, where he maintains a practice focused on energy. Brassett’s experience includes civil and mineral practice, focusing on oil and gas title examination, transactions, litigation and environmental regulation and compliance. Brassett also serves as a member of the CHS Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Bear Facts Magazine - Spring 2016  

A quarterly magazine highlighting the news and events of Catholic High School.

Bear Facts Magazine - Spring 2016  

A quarterly magazine highlighting the news and events of Catholic High School.