Columbia City High School
600 N. Whitley St.
Coming Soon, a more secure website! As part of a
complete website redesign, the Alumni Database will be password protected
for the security of our alumni.
All other parts of the CCHSAA website will remain public and not require
registration to view.
Welcome to the Columbia City High School Alumni Association web
site. This site is for all alumni of Columbia City High School,
Columbia City, Indiana. Our goal is to promote school spirit,
loyalty and fellowship among alumni, students, faculty and staff of
CCHS through a variety of activities. This site provides a forum
for staying in touch with classmates and friends of CCHS.
Ted Gruver (1957), Founder, Past President (2004-2006) &
Chairman of the Board (2006-2011)
Greetings--Welcome to the Columbia City High School Alumni
Association website. As your president I look forward to
sustaining what we have built and to expanding our
horizons as an organization. My goal is to continue working with
the board of directors to increase scholarship opportunities for
our future graduates. Thanks, in advance, for your support of
Andrew Thompson (1988), President
When the redesign is complete, website visitors will have to register before being
able to view the Alumni Database. Registration will be free and will not require membership in CCHS
Alumni Association. It will be open to all CCHS & CCJHS graduates and to students who attended but
did not graduate there.
Alumni will need an email address to register, either their own or a
family member's. This email address will not appear in alumni profiles, which will contain a "Contact"
button to send an email.
The one &
only CCHS Alumni Association website:
Ad-free, run by CCHS
alumni volunteers and free for all alumni, faculty, staff and friends of
This official website can always be reached by
using the link in the upper right corner of the CCHS website's home page.
Don't be fooled
by email invitations from commercial sites --
web addresses ending in
.com are commercial.
2017 Alumni Golf Outing Winner
Left to right: Kaleb Conley; Jamie DeTar (CCHS 2007), tem
captain; Andrew Thompson, President of CCHS Alumni
Association, Tim Miller and Phil Miller.
Columbia City High
School Alumni Association hosted its 11th annual golf outing on
Saturday August 26, 2017 at Eagle Glen Golf Course. The Awards
banquet was held at the Eagles Nest after golf.
A record turnout of 26
teams participated and 24 different classes were represented
spanning 7 decades of alumni! 60 of the golfers were CCHS alumni.
All proceeds go to the
Bob Brittian Memorial Scholarship fund sponsored by the CCHS
Alumni Association. We look forward to awarding scholarships to
the CCHS class of 2018 in May.
Thanks to our many hole
sponsors and all our golfers for a great afternoon of golf.
Thanks also to all who helped with the tournament!
The tournament ended with the team captained by Jamie DeTar (2007)
along with Kaleb Conley, Tim Miller and Phil Miller winning on a
tie breaker, shooting an 18 under par 54. Last year's winner
was also determined by a tie breaker.
Next year's event will be
held on Saturday August 25, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. See you next
The “Teddy L. Gruver”
Founder’s Trophy is currently on display in the main office at
Columbia City High School, 600 North Whitley Street, Columbia City,
IN. Winners of this annual event will have their
names added to the trophy and a photo of the winning team will
be displayed in the CCHS main office.
The event is more about
fun, sportsmanship, and fundraising to benefit current CCHS students
and the community than about superior golf skills or winning the
It is open to all
who love the game, not just CCHS alumni.
All monies raised from
sponsorships and donations by patrons & golfers of monetary gifts or
will be placed in the Whitley
County Community Foundation.
Social Luncheon for
CCHS alumni and all citizens of Whitley
County to be held in Florida
on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Click here for details.
for tips on entering profiles in
the Alumni Database.
2017 Robert Brittain Scholarship Recipients
Above left to right:
Thompson, CCHSAA president;
scholarship winner Crystal Van Houten;
Kalika Lacy; and Chris Bechtold,
Columbia City High School Alumni Association (CCHSAA) awarded Bob
Brittain Memorial scholarships to five CCHS graduating seniors at the
Honor Convocation held at CCHS May 12, 2017. Andrew Thompson,
President of CCHSAA, and Chris Bechtold, Ambassador for CCHSAA presented the scholarships at the convocation.
The five scholarships were valued at $500.00 each and were awarded to
Crystal Van Houten, Chelsea Pettigrew, Dana Kyler, Erin Trabert and
Kristin Rentschler, Rachelle Patrick and Melanie Bechtold were on the selection committee. CCHSAA
congratulates the recipients and wishes them well in their future
New CCHS Alumni 2017
Above L-R: Miranda McConnell
& Jacob Elkins, CCHS 2017
Above L-R: Stuart Ioane,
Hailey Hackworth, Taylor Glass, Dayna Kyler, Bailee Glass, Heath
Atkins, Khale Rider & Megan Cummings, CCHS 2017
Above L-R: Avery Sparks and Hannah
Above L-R: Holly Martinez and Morgan Bales
Above L-R: Grady Hicks and Dalton Borton
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