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Joe Krug ’69 Honored for Wildlife Conservation Efforts

Over the years, Bishop Carroll graduate Joe Krug (Class of 1969) has been recognized with numerous local, regional, and statewide awards for his work in wildlife conservation. His most recent recognition came from the National Wild Turkey Federation, when he was presented with the Roger Latham Wildlife Conservation Award at their 40th annual NWTF Convention and Sport Show in Nashville, Tennessee.

The award is given to NWTF members who are not employed as professional wildlife managers, but have made significant contributions to wildlife conservation.

Joe has been actively involved in wildlife conservation for more than 36 years. During this period, he has propagated and donated nearly 250,000 tree seedlings and more than 3,000 potted fruit plants that will provide food and cover for wildlife.

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Reunions Reunite Several Classes This Summer

This summer has brought many Bishop Carroll classes back together, including the class of 1996 (pictured to the left), who celebrated 20 years.

The class of 1966 also celebrated 50 years.

On September 24, following the Annual Husky Open golf tournament, the class of 1986 will hold its 30th reunion at the Loretto Legion at 7 p.m. Watch the mail for details, check out their Facebook page, or email Pam (Hahn) Ley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Husky Open (Bishop Carroll's annual golf outing) is the same day so class of 1986 golfers can participate. 

If you're planning a reunion for your class, please contact Kathy Oravec at (814) 472-7500 ext. 104 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so that we can publicize it!

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Students Gain New Friends and New Outlook During Study Abroad Trip

Eight of our students took the trip of a lifetime when they visited Ambialet, France, as part of a dual-enrollment program with Saint Francis University. While there, students had the amazing opportunity to stay in Saint Francis University’s newly-renovated monastery, overlooking the village and the Tarn River. The trip was Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 19.

“The places we went, the things we did, and the people we met really made this a once in a lifetime trip,” said rising junior Mariah Farabaugh.

The Saint Francis University Summer Study Abroad is now in its third year. This was the first year that Bishop Carroll was involved, travelling with students from Bishop Guilfoyle. The sophomore and juniors on the trip also earned college credits for their study of Early & Medieval Church History and Architecture, where they explored the birth of spirituality and the emergence of Christianity during the Roman Empire.

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Welcoming Our New Girls’ Soccer Coach, Cory Cree

Cory Cree has been an athlete for most of his life and has been coaching soccer for more than 10 years. He’s now ready to bring his athleticism and coaching skills to the soccer fields of Bishop Carroll as the new coach for the girls’ soccer team starting this fall.

“I am looking forward to getting the team on the field,” said Cory, “to see their current skills and abilities, and to build on those skills and abilities, both as individual players and as a team.”

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Have You Seen Our New Photo Gallery?

We recently added a photo gallery to our website! We've uploaded photos from graduation and our students' trip to France this summer.

View the Summer in France album.

View the graduation album.

Important Message from CEO Jerry Stephens

Dear Alumni and Supporters of BC: 

An issue has developed at Bishop Carroll that I want to bring to your attention. You may have already heard about this in the media.

On February 9, a student enrolled in Bishop Carroll’s Aquinas International Program made an allegation regarding a live-in house parent, which warranted an immediate call to law enforcement.

Upon hearing the allegation, the police were immediately contacted.

As a result of the allegation, the house parent was suspended from his position and removed from campus on February 9, and has not been permitted to return to campus since that time while police conducted a full investigation. 

Our first priority at Bishop Carroll is the safety of every student at all times; and, we are cooperating fully with the ongoing investigation.

Read more: Important Message from CEO Jerry Stephens

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