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    Susan Garke 

    Alumni Director, Library Aide
    (209) 524-9611 Ext: 113

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The CCHS Alumni Association was established in 1992. All graduates and former students are members of the Central Catholic High School Alumni Association. The Alumni Office works to facilitate the participation of alumni in the life of the school and to foster lifelong friendships among alumni.

The Alumni office hours are 8:30am to 11:30am. Please send us your address updates and life updates. You may email your updates to Susan Garke or call (209) 524-6821.

50th Anniversary of First Football Championship

On Friday, November 1, 2019 WE celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the First Football Championship. The 1969 Central Catholic Raiders won the Southern League title with a 20-18 victory over Hilmar on the final night of their first season in the league. WE celebrated this momentous occasion with a “Throwback” game and “Throwback” t-shirts. Players, Coaches, Spirit leaders, families and friends enjoyed a tailgate party before the game in the pool area of the Development building with a delicious barbeque from Buckhorn BBQ. A special thank you to Richard Loudermilk, ‘82, for providing this for our team. The team of 1969, Coach Frank Harper, Coach Stan Galas and Coach Mike Glines, Varsity Yell and Song Leaders were recognized for this victory immediately before the Varsity game with Oakdale. There was also a special tribute to David Patton who passed away in 1968. The David Patton Memorial field was dedicated in David’s name on September 1994.
Pictured: Central Catholic High School 1969 Raiders Football Team    

Top Row: Lt. Col. Eric Bondshu, Dan Azevedo , Coach Frank Harper, Steve Guffey, Kevin Zimmerman, Walter Nicolau, Jr., Richard Wagner

Middle Row: Michael Tedesco, Don Dermond, Alan Toste, Alfred Borges, Phil Avila, Denis Garke, Kenneth Mello, Fran Avila

Bottom Row: Edward Critchlow, Fred Beltran, Jeff McCarthy

Opportunities to Give Back

Career Day
Each spring Central Catholic High School hosts Career Day. On this day, a number of our alumni, parents and friends of the community return to campus to provide insight into the variety of professions and diverse career paths available to students today. 
We are able to host important days like this because of the generosity of our alumni, friends and parents. A special thank you to our donors, Classic Wine Vinegar, Inc. , Walter Nicolau, Jr. ’70, Starbucks, Subway, CCHS PTG, Traina Foods, William Traina ’82, the Govea Family, ( Antoinette Relva Govea ’85) , the Alegre Family, the Grimes Family, the Antillon- Silva Family, Cambra Farms, and Rizo Lopez Foods Inc.

Our 2020 Career Day is scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2020. For more information, contact Mary Garrett (209) 524-9611 Ext: 111, or Susan Garke (209) 524-9611 Ext: 113,

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Senior Ethics Day 2020
Senior Ethics Day is scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Del Rio Golf and Country Club, Every year this special event provides a unique opportunity for our Central Catholic students to experience a day of a round table discussion on ethical decision making facilitated by our alumni, parents and community leaders. For more information, contact Sinh Diep (209) 524-9611 Ext: 109,

Career Day 2019

    • Ethics Day Brian Wright,

      Ethics Day Brian Wright, '03, with Josephine Henderson, '19

    • 2019 Trap Shoot Winning Team

      2019 Trap Shoot Winning Team

    • Career Day 2019 Speaker: Terry Withrow

      Career Day 2019 Speaker: Terry Withrow '78 - County Supervisor

Upcoming Events

The Class of 1990
The Class of 1990 reunion is scheduled for Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at Bookies Bar and Grill, 2020 Standiford Ave, Modesto, CA. For more information, contact Greg Gillum at or (805) 975-6064.   

The Class of 1998
The Class of 1998 reunion is in the planning stages for their 20th reunion. For more information, contact Katie MacDonald Schendel or on her Facebook page.
Raider Family Trap Shoot 2020
The 21st Annual Raider Family Trap Shoot is scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2020, at the Escalon Sportsmen’s Club. For more information please contact Gary Garke at (209) 996-4681.

The 2019 winning team consisted of Jerry Smith, Danny Castillon, Evan Lundquist, Kyle Silva and Danika Gann,’21. A special thank you to Tim Harrity '72, for barbecuing the delicious tri-tips.

50th Reunion Celebration
Central Catholic High School Class of 1970 will be celebrating their 50th reunion in 2020! We would like to take this opportunity to celebrate this milestone reunion as a CCHS community. We are in the planning stages for the momentous occasion. Please mark your calendars for Saturday, September 5, 2020, for this special event. For more information, contact Susan Garke at or (209) 524-6821.

50th Reunion Celebration