Archive | Alumni In The News

Alumnus promoted, The Columbus Foundation

Dan Sharpe BHS ’02 has been promoted to Vice President for Community Research and Grants Management at The Columbus Foundation. He took over the position from Lisa Courtice, PhD, who now leads the United Way of Central Ohio as CEO. Dan has worked for the Foundation for 11 years, serving in multiple capacities with increased Read More

Class of 2017 Bexley High School Distinguished Alumni

On Sunday, September 17 the Bexley High School Alumni Association (BHSAA) will honor six recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award and welcome them as the first class inducted since 2011. Over the years, BHSAA has recognized Distinguished and Honorary Alumni, those individuals who have made outstanding accomplishments and received honors for their achievements in their Read More

Young Alumni Council forming

The Bexley High School Alumni Association is forming a Young Alumni Council (YAC) to serve the young alumni of Bexley High School. The Young Alumni Council’s mission is to foster and deepen connections between graduates of Bexley High School for the benefit of alumni as well as current students. You do not need to join the Read More

Sawyer and Bennett Bartz, Andrew Bartz, Sarah Saxbe-Bartz, Susan Saxbe and Rocky Saxbe. Photo Credit Kimarie Martin Photography

Building on tradition at Cassingham

Many Bexley families have graduates of the Bexley Schools stretching back several generations.  Sarah Saxbe BHS ’93 is one such alumnae. Her mother, Susan Saxbe (nee Sloan) BHS ‘66, started school at Cassingham in the 1958. Sarah entered Bexley City Schools in 7th grade and now her own children, Bennett and Sawyer, attend Cassingham. With Read More

Class of 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees Kevin Seckel '90, Charlotte Myers '11, Marie Ridgeway '84, and Jodie Bauman '88. Not pictured: Sam McCandlish '60

Generations of Bexley athletes gather, celebrate 5 inductees

The Bexley High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction event on January 7, 2017 was held for the first time ever in the BHS Gene Millard Gymnasium. The Class of 2016 Inductees Kevin Seckel ‘90, Marie Ridgeway ‘84, Sam McCandlish ‘60, Jodie Bauman ‘88, and Charlotte Myers ’11 were recognized for their outstanding achievements and Read More


Alumnae dreams come true, children’s series published

Jane Smith BHS ’97 has always considered herself a writer. Her love of books and creating stories came to fruition in 2016, with the publication of her children’s series Chloe Zoe. For years Jane worked as a commercial artist in Los Angeles, developing illustrations and designs for children’s publishing and greeting cards. “My mom was Read More

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Baking bread and taking names, Dan the Baker

The Toast Bar sits in a semi-industrial, residential area of Grandview, just off Dublin Road. The small bakery is only open two days a week, Saturday and Sunday, but even in the off hours it smells warm. The Toast Bar grew out of Dan Riesenberger’s BHS ‘05 homegrown bakery which started 10 years ago, inspired Read More

Richard Ruth BHS 1945

BHS education contributes to alumnus success

Richard Ruth, BHS Class of 1945, was taught from an early age the value of a good education. Growing up during the Great Depression, just on the outskirts of Bexley, Richard worked nearly every day. His mother, a graduate of The Ohio State University, and his father, a railroad worker, knew what a good education Read More

Alumni Basketball Game

BHS Alumni gathered together on November 23, 2016 to play a friendly game of basketball and raise money for the YWCA Family Center. We are always so proud of our alumni and what they accomplish! Photos of this event are courtesy of BEXLEO Staff. Row 3 (left to right top of photo): Coach Gustin, Brandon Cook, John Read More