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Renee Powell ’64- Renee Powell was the second African-American women to compete on the Ladies Professional Golf Association Tour, the first black woman to be elected to membership in the PGA of America, and was one of  seven women ti be named as honorary Members of the 260-year-old Royal & Ancient Golf Club in St. Andres, Scotland. In 2017, Powell was inducted into the PGA of American Hall of Fame.

Rosemary (Lonce) Cramer ’69- Rosemary (RN, BSN) went on to become a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Reiki Master at ReikiTouch, LLC. She has been nursing for 42 years and is now retired.

Bob Belden ’65- Bob Belden is now a member of the Board of Directors of Stark County Catholic Schools and is the CEO of The Belden Brick Co. After CCHS, Belden attended Notre Dame College and was a standout quarterback for the football team, leading him to the NFL.

Terry A. Snow ’74- Dr. Smith is the Executive Director of the Dallas County Juvenile Department. She has a daughter and granddaughter. 

John P. Hughes ’82- John has been inducted into the Clarion Sports Hall of Fame for his time spent as a football player.

PJ Chavez ’00- PJ was selected as one of the recipients of the “Twenty under 40” award winners this year. He is currently the Director of Campus Ministry for CCHS and director of liturgical services at Walsh University.

Andrea Legg ’00- Andrea has been named Librarian of the Year by the Ohio Library Council. She currently oversees four branch locations, a mobile services department, and a busy technical services department.

Ryan Bitzel ’00- Ryan has been named the Major League Physical Therapist for the Seattle Mariners baseball team. This is his first season with the Mariners organization, and he spent the last seven years with the San Diego Padres as their minor league rehab coordinator.  

Cameron DeMarsh ’10- Cameron recently graduated from dental school and moved back to the Canton area to practice.

Andrew Farina ’14- Former CCHS Swimmer Andrew Farina earned a top 50 academic award at Ohio Wesleyan’s 14thannual Dale J. Bruce Scholarship Athlete Awards Dinner. He recently finished 25thin the 200-meter breaststroke and 26thin the 400-individual medley at the North Coast Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.

Griffin Baumoel ’17- Griffin, a Navy linebacker, has received the Vice Admiral William P. Mack Award, which is presented to the most improved player during spring football drills as voted on by the Midshipmen’s coaching staff.

Central Catholic’s 2008 State Championship Baseball Team was inducted into the Greater Stark County Amateur Baseball Association’s Hall of Fame on Jan. 20, 2018!

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