Alumni

Alumni make up 1 in 5 faculty members
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Mr. Steve Smith ’96, Mr. Austin Pidgeon ’07 and Mr. Andy Schmidbauer ’88 instruct students in their classrooms. Many former students find themselves coming back to Brophy to teach after college. By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP Alumni teachers are quite common at Brophy with one out of five teachers once roaming the campus halls as students. Mr. Austin Pidgeon ’07 said he believes that…
New Alumni Service Corps Members look to give back to Brophy
Photo Courtesy of Brophy College Prep | Alumni Service Corps  Mr. Matt Munhall ’12, Mr. John Medici ’12,  Mr. Wade Hoyt ’12, Mr. Alex Higgins ’12 and Mr. Flavio Bravo ’12 pose with Fr. Postell.  By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Alumni Service Corps, or ASC, features six new members this year, five of whom graduated from Brophy. The ASC is a post-college program for students who graduated from Brophy and other Jesuit high…
Mark Buse ’83 serves as senior advisor to the McCain campaign
By Michael Taszarek ‘18 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Mark Buse ’83 walked down a congressional office hall in 1984 dismayed that congressman Eldon Rudd’s office had turned him down an internship. He walked to the payphone, called his dad, and his dad says, “Well this McCain guy just got elected. How about you try him?” Mr. Buse walked down to then U.S. Rep. John McCain’s office and got the internship. Mr.…
Adams connects with players, brings knowledge to coaching staff
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Walker Adams ’16 (left) instructs Jake McIvor ’18 (right) on the sidelines vs Westview, Sept. 2. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Walker Adams ’16 exited the field for the last time Oct. 11, 2015 in Brophy’s 38-35 loss to Hamilton. It was later revealed that he had torn his ACL for the second time in his career. Almost 11 months later, Mr.…
Graduate Allen places 5th in Rio Olympics
Photo by Casey Weinstein ’13–Devon Allen leaps over a hurdle in the 110-meter varsity high hurdles race in the 2012 season. Allen took fifth in this event at the Rio Olympics.  By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy graduate Devon Allen ’13 placed fifth in the Olympic 110m hurdles final Aug. 17 with a time of 13.31 in Rio. Allen, who ran track and played football at Brophy and continues…
Murphy returns to campus as faculty member
Murphy serves as alumni volunteer, Spanish teacher By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP After six years away from Brophy, Mr. Neil Murphy ’06 returns to teach for one year thanks to the Alumni Service Corps. “There are a lot of alumni from our schoolthat would love to come back and spend a year in a leadership position,” said Mr. Ted Skowron, ASC coordinator. “We decided we would have three or…
Nelson, Webb to compete for spot on U.S. Olympic swim team
Swimmers compete June 25-July1 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Recent Brophy graduates Mike Nelson ’12 and Chris Webb ’12 will compete for a spot on the United States Olympic Swim Team in Omaha, Neb. from June 25 to July 2. Top swimmers from across the country are invited to participate in the week long meet. Nelson, who won student athlete of the year as a senior, will compete…
Alumni return, teach students about life beyond high school

Broncos return to teach in a diverse range of subjects

By Sean Harris ’11
THE ROUNDUP

Armed with coffee mugs and red pens, the teaching staff of Brophy play an integral role in the promise to make Brophy a college preparatory experience.

They should know all about this promise; after all, some of them went to Brophy.

Out of the about 80 faculty members at Brophy, 15 are alumni who once wrote essays but now grade them.

Brophy alumni achieve success in many fields, locations

By Tyler J. Scott ’12, Michael Moroney ’13 & Jackson Santy ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Brophy prides itself in preparing students for college, but alumni say it also prepares students for life after college.

Alumni have found success in many fields including media and social justice