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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Melanie Buczko at Bucknell ~ Breaking Records

Our Melanie Buczko in her Senior year at Bucknell is breaking records. She set a new school record with a leap of 13'3 1/2 then shattered her own school record in a the vault at the NYU FastTimes Invitational soaring over the bar at 13'5 1/2" . Melanie has won Bucknell's first-ever ECAC indoor gold medal with a clearance of 12'9 1/2".

Melanie, we're all watching you, with fingers crossed. . . shoving, to get you up and over!

Sunday, March 26, 2006

BHS '53 ~ Recent News

March 2006, Get-together
We had a lot of fun since Shirley Deal Shook brought a sheet of cheers she had found among her souvenirs:
[Who is that strange male among all those women?
Does that look like Dick Powers?]

Friday, March 24, 2006

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Sisters of Mercy ~ St. Paul's School

St. Paul's Convent
Sister Mary Scholastica
Sr. Mary Salome
Sr. Mary Alban
Sr. Mary Raymond
Sr. Mary Luella
Sr. Mary Ethelreda
Sr. Mary Patrice
Sr. Mary Theodore
Sr. Mary Inez
Sr. Mary Fidelis
Sr. Mary Edmund

Monday, March 13, 2006

Our Football Gem ~ Terry Hanratty ~ BHS '64

Terry Hanratty — our Butler High School star quarterback. Terry went on to become one of Notre Dame's outstanding quarterbacks, completing 304 of 550 passes for 4,152 yards and 27 touchdowns at Notre Dame. When he left ND in 1968, he held the all-time Irish record for attempts, completions and passing yards. He still holds the Notre Dame record with 63 pass attempts in a single game.Terry's pro football career was spent with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1969-75 and Tampa Bay in 1976.
You made us proud, Terry.

Monday, March 06, 2006

William J. Perry ~ Secretary of Defense ~ BHS '45

A onetime resident of Butler, William Perry is now a Professor at Stanford University. He is an expert in U.S. foreign policy, national security and arms control. He was the 19th Secretary of Defense for the United States, serving under President Clinton from February 1994 to January 1997.