2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Held September 30

  Lori Phillips (L) accepting for Stephen Sprouse family, Brad Garton (C), Pam Robillard Mackey (R) Please officially welcome the newest inductees to the Bull Dog Alumni Association Hall of Fame.  They are: Brad Garton, 1975 Pamela Robillard Mackey, 1974 Stephen Sprouse, 1971 Lori Phillips (L) accepting for Stephen Sprouse family, Brad Garton (C), Pam […]

2017 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awarded to Dale Nowlin

Our Bull Dog Alumni Board of Directors wanted a way to recognize excellent teachers at Columbus North High School. The inaugural Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award went to Laurie Pfaffenberger, Psychology teacher.   We are pleased to announce this year’s recipient is Dale Nowlin!. Students had the opportunity to nominate one of their teachers and […]

John Hinds Tradition of Excellence Fund & Award Established

The Bull Dog Alumni Association is pleased to announce the establishment of the John W. Hinds Tradition of Excellence Fund.  This fund and associated award have been established to honor the legacy of John Hinds, long-time Bull Dog educator and coach.  To read about the fund and its goals, please go to the John W. […]

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CHS Class of 1953 to Hold 65th Reunion!

The CHS Class of 1953 has announced they will be celebrating their 65-year reunion on August 11, 2018, with a luncheon beginning at 12 noon at the Hotel Indigo in downtown Columbus. For reservations, contact Georgeanna Baker at 812-342-9337.    

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Columbus F. F. A. Alumni Chapter Formed – Seeking Historical Items

The newly organized local chapter of the F. F. A. Alumni is planning a BIG display/booth at this year’s Bartholomew County 4-H Fair.  They are seeking any and all material (Facts, Photos, News Articles, Memorabilia) related to Columbus F.F.A. history (F. F. A. was begun at CHS in the early 1930s). Anything that could aid […]

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Buy Tickets for The Four Freshmen at Erne Auditorium

(Photo Credit: Ryan Merrill Photography) As one of the premier early events in our celebration of the 150th anniversary of Columbus High School / Columbus North High School, your Bull Dog Alumni Association is proud to announce that we’re bringing The Four Freshmen to Columbus! As many of you know, two of the original Four […]

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Bull Dog Mariel Padilla Wins Pulitzer Prize

Another Bull Dog, this time Mariel Padilla (2013), has been named a Pulitzer Prize winner! Mariel was part of a team at the Cincinnati Enquirer that published an investigative article, “Seven Days of Heroin,” that won in the Local Reporting category.  The Pulitzer judges described the work as a “riveting and insightful narrative and video […]

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