Elder Alumni Events



The Alumni Association plans events throughout the year, both professional and social in nature.  The following is a schedule of events in 2016-2017:     

Title EventDate
Career Day for Students presented by the EBA
February 3, 2017
Alumni Tennis NightMarch 25, 2017
2017 Alumni Golf Outing Sign-ups
April 1, 2017
Alumni Awards PresentationApril 6, 2017
Alumni Family WalkApril 23, 2017
Elder Alumni Softball League (EASL)   April 23, 2017
Sports Stag featuring UC's Mike BohnApril 26, 2017 
EBA Golf Outing May 12, 2017
Rosary Rally in The PitMay 21, 2017
Alumni Golf OutingJune 2, 2017
Senior Alumni Mass & Dinner (formerly "Over-50" event)June 4, 2017
Softball League Postseason One-Pitch Tournament
July 30, 2017
Elder Soccer Night at FC CincinnatiAugust 5, 2017
Tom & Bonnie Otten Alumni Family PicnicAugust 11, 2017
Alumni Cross Country Race - 9:00 A.M. at Rapid Run   August 12, 2017
Elder Golf Classic
September 11, 2017 
Grandparent/Grandson Mass & Brunch
September 17, 2017


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

Upcoming Events:

Elder Alumni Softball League
Play ball! Opening Day will take place on April 23, 2017, and the season will wrap up in July with our always enjoyable one-pitch tournament. 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). CLICK HERE to view flyer.


Alumni Golf Outing - June 2, 2017
One of our signature events, the Alumni Golf Outing sold out quickly during sign-ups on April 1, 2017. 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.

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


Purple & White Senior Alumni Mass & Dinner - June 4, 2017
Formerly known as our "Over 50" event, this year's Mass and Dinner will take place on Sunday, June 4, 2017, in the Schaeper Center. Elder alumni from the classes of 1967 and earlier are invited to celebrate with us. Invitations will be mailed in late-April. Please call the Alumni Office with any questions.


Tom & Bonnie Otten Elder Alumni Family Picnic - August 11, 2017
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 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!


Grandparent/Grandson Mass and Brunch - September 17, 2017
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.


Past Events:

Elder Businessmen's Golf Outing - May 12, 2017
The 17th Annual EBA Golf Outing is set to take place on Friday, May 12, 2017, 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).


Elder Sports Stag - April 26, 2017
Plans are now underway for our 41st Annual Sports Stag taking place on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The University of Cincinnati's athletic director, MIKE BOHN, 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.


Elder Family Walk - April 23, 2017
The 8th Annual Elder Family Walk will step off from the Schaeper Center parking lot at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, April 23, 2017. This 5K Walk through “Elder Country” is a fundraiser for Elder's general scholarship fund. And just like our students’ annual Walk for Others held each fall, 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. This year, a donation will be made to Pregnancy Center West, an outreach ministry committed to helping women carry their babies to term and helping with practical assistance. Cost to participate is $10/walker (max. $50/family). Pre-registration ends April 12th.


Alumni Awards - April 6, 2017
The Alumni Association annually recognizes graduates and active supporters of the school through the presentation of five alumni awards. These awards will be presented on April 6, 2017, at a ceremony held in the Schaeper Center. Doors open at 6:30 P.M., program at 7:00 P.M. Please RSVP to 513-921-3422 or ioriat@elderhs.net by April 3rd if you plan to attend. This year's 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.)


Alumni Tennis Night - March 25, 2017
Calling all Elder Tennis alumni and friends of the program! Join us on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Western Tennis and Fitness (5490 Muddy Creek Road) from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. as we support and play against your 2017 Panther Tennis team! Or just come for the fun of reuniting with former classmates and fellow Elder Tennis players. It's sure to be a fun evening! RSVP to 513-921-3422 or ioriat@elderhs.net.


EBA Career Day for Students
Our 21st Annual Career Day for Students, sponsored by the Elder Businessmen's Association, took place during Catholic Schools Week on Friday, February 3rd. Over 70 presenters from many different career fields were on hand to answer questions of the juniors and seniors. Meanwhile, the freshmen and sophomores attended a presentation by the S.W.A.T. division of the Cincinnati Police Department. Please contact event chairman Luke Busam '00 at ljbusam@gmail.com with any questions or if you have interest in attending a future event.