Elder Alumni Events



The Alumni Association plans events throughout the year, both professional and social in nature.  The following is a schedule of events for 2018. Click on the date for more information about each event.

Title EventDate
Career Day for Students presented by the EBA
January 26, 2018
Sports Stag featuring Solomon WilcotsFebruary 8, 2018
2018 Alumni Golf Outing Sign-ups
March 3, 2018
Alumni Awards PresentationMarch 6, 2018
Grandparent/Grandson Mass & Brunch
TBD (2019)
Alumni Tennis Night  March 24, 2018
Elder Alumni Softball League (EASL)   April 15, 2018
EBA Golf Outing May 11, 2018
Rosary Rally in The PitMay 20, 2018
Alumni Golf OutingJune 1, 2018
Elder Soccer Night at FC CincinnatiJuly 21, 2018
Alumni Soccer Match - 3:00 P.M. at the PACAugust 4, 2018
Softball League Postseason One-Pitch Tournament
August 5, 2018
Tom & Bonnie Otten Alumni Family PicnicAugust 10, 2018
Alumni Cross Country Race - 9:00 A.M. at Rapid Run ParkAugust 11, 2018
Senior Alumni Mass & Dinner (formerly "Over-50" event)August 19, 2018
Alumni Family WalkSeptember 3, 2018
Elder Golf Classic
September 10, 2018


For more information on Elder Alumni events, please contact our Alumni Director, Brian Bill at billbd@elderhs.net or (513) 921-3411.


May 13
May 13

EBA Career Day for Students
Our 22nd Annual Career Day for Students, sponsored by the Elder Businessmen's Association, will take place on Friday, January 26, 2018. Over 70 presenters from many different career fields will be on hand to answer questions of the juniors and seniors. Meanwhile, the freshmen and sophomores will attended a special career presentation in the Schaeper Center. Please contact event chairman Luke Busam '00 at ljbusam@gmail.com with any questions or if you have interest in attending a future event.


Elder Sports Stag
Plans are now underway for our 42nd Annual Sports Stag taking place on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Emmy Award winning sports broadcaster and former Cincinnati Bengal SOLOMON WILCOTS will be our featured speaker as hundreds of men descend upon Elder's campus for an evening of camaraderie with good friends, former classmates, and other supporters of Elder. Tickets for the event will be $60.00 for general admission and $135.00 for VIP/patron admission. All tickets include admission, reception, drinks, dinner, program, and social. Must be at least 21-years-old to attend. CLICK HERE for tickets!


Alumni Awards
The Alumni Association annually recognizes graduates and active supporters of the school through the presentation of five alumni awards. These awards are presented each spring at a ceremony held in the Schaeper Center. The 2017 honorees are listed below. CLICK HERE to learn more about the Alumni Awards and past recipients.

  • Christian Leadership Award - Dr. Marc Alexander '73 and Bob Schutte '63
  • Spirit Award - Mark Bengel '78
  • Athletic Excellence Award - Paul Weidner '63
  • Professional Distinction Award - Sam Beltsos
  • Cultural Enrichment Award - Andy Backs '79 (posth.)


Grandparent/Grandson Mass and Brunch
Event moving to Spring 2019! Grandfathers and grandmothers alike, along with their young future Panthers, will celebrate Mass together before enjoying a tasty brunch in the school cafeteria. Prior to Mass, attendees can sift through old yearbooks in our Library to find pictures of themselves, friends, and relatives. After brunch, feel free to tour campus, visit classrooms, science labs, and performing arts facilities, as well as run on the football field, buy something purple from our Spirit Shop, and more! Advanced reservations required.


Elder Alumni Softball League
Play ball! Opening Day will take place on April 15, 2018, and the season will wrap up in July with our always enjoyable one-pitch tournament. Registration deadline = March 31st. Please contact one of our league commissioners with any questions or to register: Matt Panzeca '04 (513-226-0476 or mattpanzeca@geograph-ind.com) or Joe Lind '04 (513-265-8233 or jlind048@yahoo.com).

Download Alumni Softball flyer & registration form


Elder Businessmen's Golf Outing
The 18th Annual EBA Golf Outing is set to take place on Friday, May 11, 2018, at Grand Oak Golf Course. This important fundraising event assists graduating seniors in continuing their education beyond Elder. Cost is $75.00 per golfer / $300.00 per foursome and includes 18 holes of golf with cart and dinner. Shotgun start. Women welcome. Contact event chairman Frank Panzeca '76 with any questions or to register at 513-241-3111 (day) or 513-451-0458 (evening).

Download EBA Golf Outing registration form


Alumni Golf Outing
One of our signature events, the Alumni Golf Outing will take place on Friday, June 1, 2018. Sign-ups will take place at 9:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 3 in the Schaeper Center Music Room. Please note: You may sign up only one (1) foursome at a time before signing up others.  Our select courses this year will be Aston Oaks and Hidden Valley golf clubs, with dinner hosted after the outing at Aston Oaks. Cost is $125/person ($500/foursome) and includes: greens fees, tee gifts, lunch, dinner, and refreshments. We look forward to seeing so many grads and friends of Elder out on the course!

Format: four-man scramble. Prizes will be awarded!

Hidden Valley:

  • Check-in tables open at 11:00 A.M.
  • Grab a bite to eat for lunch before golfing!
  • Shotgun start at 12:30 P.M.
  • Dinner immediately follows at Aston Oaks.

Aston Oaks:

  • Check-in tables open at 11:30 A.M.
  • Grab a bite to eat for lunch before golfing!
  • Shotgun start at 1:00 P.M.
  • Dinner immediately follows in reception hall.

Download registration form - bring completed form to sign-ups on March 3

Download hole sponsor form

Contact event chairman Greg Stautberg '97 at gregstautberg@yahoo.com for more information.


Purple & White Senior Alumni Mass & Dinner
Formerly known as our "Over 50" event, Elder alumni from the classes of 1968 and earlier are invited to celebrate with us on August 19, 2018. Invitations will be mailed in advance to eligible grads of Elder. Please call the Alumni Office with any questions.


Tom & Bonnie Otten Elder Alumni Family Picnic
What a fun evening it will be with family and friends of Elder High School! Sticker's Grove will again play host for this always enjoyable event on August 10, 2018, where hundreds of grads will gather with their families to enjoy a picnic, live entertainment by the Seton/Elder Steel Drum Band and the Elder Glee Club, rides, games, and more! Admission is just $5.00/person or $10.00/family. See you there!


Elder Family Walk
Plans for the 9th Annual Elder Family Walk on September 3, 2018 are now underway. The 5K Walk through “Elder Country” is a fundraiser for Elder's general scholarship fund. And just like our students’ annual Walk for Others, the Elder Family Walk continues the tradition of benefiting other local charities like Santa Maria Community Services, the Price Hill Historical Society, Price Hill Will, and the Holy Family Food Pantry. In 2017, a donation was made to Pregnancy Center West, an outreach ministry committed to helping women carry their babies to term and helping with practical assistance.