Alumni Quick Updates, January 2014

  • Brophy faculty/staff was blessed to have Matt Emerson ’00 lead a retreat. Matt taught at Brophy in 2005, and then left for law school at Notre Dame. After graduation, he left his practice to join the staff at Xavier Prep in Coachella. Matt writes for America Magazine.
  • Christopher Collins ’01 was featured in the December 2013 issue of Uptown magazine. Read the article here!
  • Joshua Dennard ’11 talks Christmas at University of Montana.
  • Alex Lendrum ’09 (USC ’13) is the second-fastest Trojan ever in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke as well as the 200-yard individual medley. The two-time All-American also completed premed studies as a bio-chemistry major, posting a 3.76 cumulative GPA and making the Dean’s List every semester of his college career. Read more!
  • Matt Skowron ’09, Zach Patterson ’08 & Bobby Banahan ’08 at the AdvoCare Bowl, See photo here!


In Memoriam

  • Dean Matthew Phillips ’71 – Dean is survived by his wife, Jan Phillips, daughter Jennifer Phillips and son Matthew Phillips
  • William J. Firth ’69 – Bill is survived by wife Anne, sons Will Firth ’11, Peter Firth ’06, daughter Lexi Firth; his brothers Tom Firth ’71, Paul Firth ’74, Gary Firth ’68; sister Debbie Firth (XCP ’72) and nephews Nick Firth ’96 and Erik Firth ’95.

Father Postell appoints Alumni Organizational Board

So many accomplishments take place in an average month, most of which are of vital concern to present students and their families. But there is a list of significant activities which stimulate the traditional and historical awareness of the alumni with regard to their alum mater. The newly formed Organizational Board will help the Director of Alumni, Father Phil Postell S.J., by providing guidance and direction in making decisions for the quality of alumni life at Brophy.

Meet our Board members…

Jeano M. Birdoes Jr. ’71

David C. Brown Jr. ’85

Kevin R. Cleveland ’90

Ed W. Hendricks, Sr. ’59

Tom Leander ’82

Thomas P. Manos ’70

Joseph Melczer, III ’66

Michael Z. Strittmatter ’05