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Athletic Hall of Fame (5 × 7 in)

  SIX TO BE INDUCTED INTO BEXLEY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME Six former athletes will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame this year at a brunch to be held in the high school gymnasium on October 22, 2022.  The Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1990 to honor the outstanding Read More

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Athletic Hall of Fame – Nominations Open until August 1, 2022

The Bexley High School Athletic Hall of Fame was established in 1989 with the first class inducted in 1990. Since that time there have been 15 classes inducted. We encourage you to nominate a deserving athlete (athletes must be out of the high school athletic program for at least five years and coaches for at Read More

Alumni Honor Roll of Donors (from July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)

THANK YOU! to the many alumni who have already supported the BEF with a gift to the Annual Fund, Lion’s Pride Alumni Fund, Alumni Endowment, One for All Technology Campaign or another designated fund from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. We regret any omissions. David Richards ’41 Erwin S. Cohen ’44 James H. Read More

Left to right: Jane Baldwin, Ann Russell, Jennifer Ritchey, Kara Whitlatch. Not pictured: Diane Dawley, Kate Qualman

Dynamic Alumnae Duo Leads House & Garden Tour

Pictured above left to right: Jane Baldwin, Ann Russell, Jennifer Ritchey, Kara Whitlatch. Not pictured: Diane Dawley, Kate Qualman The mother daughter team of Bexley High School alumnae, Jane Baldwin, ‘59 and Kara Hardesty Whitlatch, ‘91 are chairing this year’s Bexley Women’s Club House & Garden Tour. The event is returning in full force on Read More

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The Smith Rulers of Chemistry

Pictured above: RG and Donna Smith From 1922 to 2001 Smiths ruled over Chemistry instruction at Bexley High School. It began with chemistry teacher and “Bexley’s Coach” Carlton Smith and was continued by Richard “RG” Smith who was hired by Principal C.W. Jones in 1969 and retired in 2001.  RG Smith, who came to Bexley Read More

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Distinguished Alumni Speak at School Assembly

The Monday of Thanksgiving week proved to be the perfect time for the recipients of the 2021 Bexley High School Distinguished Alumni Awards to share their words of wisdom with current juniors and seniors. Students were excited to hear from all five honorees, three in person and two via video, who offered memories of life Read More

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Herb Porter stars in Christmas with Felicity

Herb Porter ‘09 had every intention of going to med school after graduating from Denison with a biology degree and doing research at The James. Things took a much different turn, however, while he was awaiting his MCAT scores and had the opportunity to perform at the Weathervane Playhouse Theatre in Newark Ohio. It was Read More

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Bexley’s Own Miss America Celebrates 50th Anniversary! 

The 100th Miss America competition will Live Stream on NBC Peacock at 8 PM (EST) on December  16, 2021. Bexley’s own Laurel Lea Schaefer (Bozoukoff), Miss America 1972, will travel to Mohegan Sun  Resort in Uncasville, Connecticut with, husband, Michael Bozoukoff, and brother, Rick Schaefer (Westerville), to attend this historic 100th Anniversary and her 50th!  Read More

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BHS Distinguished Alumni Named

BHS Distinguished Alumni Named Five accomplished graduates of Bexley High School have been named as Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. Established in 1987, the Bexley High School Distinguished Alumni Awards honor BHS graduates who have made a significant impact on their communities and professions and serve as role models of success. To read their full bios, Read More