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Introducing ... Our 2022 BHSAA Award Recipients

Shaleah Gilmer

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Shaleah Gilmer is a young entrepreneur and youth advocate whose work with Brockton High students shows the true spirit of giving back and leadership.

Shaleah shepherds students to obtain nationally/industry recognized credentials in Health Care, Manufacturing and Tech. Her MassHire Media Program will provide two cohorts of 20 students each with professional development skills, conduct career exploration activities, and learn photography/web design from industry professionals.

Shaleah is the founder of Black Owned Brockton, a Black Business advocacy program that amplifies the voices of small business owners and new entrepreneurs, many being BHS alumni. She also operates pop-up shops around Brockton and is collaborating with The Brockton Farmers Market, Brockton Redevelopment Authority, and PROVA! to expand efforts in Brockton’s arts community.

Bobbi Lane

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Bobbi Lane is a national and internationally acclaimed, award-winning commercial photographer who incorporates technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation.

Her 35-year portfolio ranges from two-plus decades of commercial shoots in Los Angeles to insightful portraits with unique and personally-designed lighting techniques.

She has traveled and taught worldwide in Cuba, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Turkey, Oman, the Venice Carnival, Hong Kong, Iceland, Dubai and more..

She has published books, multiple photo educational DVDs, produced online classes, speaks globally, and prepares custom mentoring programs for emerging photographers.

Bobbi received a Special Recognition Award for Education at APA National’s 25th Anniversary and Photo District News named her one of its Top 13 Workshop Instructors.

Carlito Weaver

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Carlito Weaver is described as a Brockton ambassador who returned after college to invest in its youth not only as a Brockton High School Adjustment Counselor, and football/track coach, but as a role model for city youth.

He was recently named Assistant Principal at the Champion High School at the Keith Center.

Carlito has organized drives to help students with new footwear, planning free football clinics and weightlifting trainings for athletes citywide – including in memory of his late Brockton High teammate Henry Thevenin -- and fosters relationships of trust and support.

He has a National Honor Society Inspirational Teacher Award, a Community Justice Task Force Citation, a Superintendent Red Apple, and a T.E.A.M Challenge Exceptional Mentor Award. He is also a Board Member of the No Struggle No Progress Memorial Foundation.

Our 2022 BHSAA Annual Alumni Awards recipients will be celebrated at an awards presentation ceremony from 5:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, in the Little Theater at Brockton High School. Best wishes everyone, and jobs well done! #BoxersForever #BoxersBringingIt

Alumni Snapshot

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2022 BHS Alumni Hockey game on April 9, 2022

Former Boxer skaters from the Classes of 2017 to as far back as 1976 (Bill O’Leary) were represented for the game that Eric Ampuja ’01 assembled. BHS Hall of Fame coach Robert D’Arcy and Boxer great Billy McGaffigan, also ’76, paid visits. One of BHS’s famed authors, Dave Wedge ’88 also put on a uniform and played for Team Red pictured in the back row, next to one of the Team White players.

Photos of Recent Alumni Activities

REUNIONS IN 2022

COVID-19 has caused many classes to postpone reunion dates. Please share your plan with us so we can adjust here, on our alumni web page and on social media.

If you hold your event, please be sure to send photos so everyone can enjoy the memories. Please note that all dates submitted by reunion committees may change.

Planning Ahead

Class of 1950 *** Postponed *** New Date TBA ***

Class of 1952 ***

Class of 1960 *** Postponed *** New Date TBA ***

Class of 1970 *** Scheduled *** Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at the Tirrell Room, Quincy

Class of 1971 *** Scheduled *** Saturday, May 14, 2022 at the 1640 Hotel, Plymouth

Class of 1972 *** Scheduled *** Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, Location TBA ***

Class of 1973 ***

Class of 1975 *** Postponed *** New Date TBA ***

Class of 1977 *** Scheduled *** Saturday, Aug.13, 2022 Hotel 1620, Plymouth

Class of 1982 *** Scheduled *** Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Barrett's Alehouse, WB

Class of 2002 *** Scheduled *** Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 at Thorny Lea, Brockton

Class of 2010 *** Postponed *** New Date TBA ***

Class of 2011 *** Planning

Please email Michele Bolton here or call 508-580-7266 to let us know about your event and to share pictures if it is held. Thank you!

MAKE A DIFFERENCE  

Your online tax-deductible donation supports Students Helping Students -- Past, Present and Future. Help your BPS/BHS Alumni Fund support today's Brockton students so they can have a positive educational experience.

Your support also enables us to provide opportunities for both social and career networking among all BHS graduates.

DONATE

 If you prefer to pay by check, make it payable to Brockton Educational Foundation (B.E.F.) and indicate whether you want your gift to go to the alumni association or to resources to support student success.  The BHS Alumni Office's address is 43 Crescent St., Brockton, MA  02301.

ABOUT US

There currently are more than 60,000 graduates of Brockton High School spread throughout all 50 states.
If you graduated from BHS, then you automatically are a member of the Alumni Association.

Please get involved -- join a committee, attend an event, etc. Check out our calendar for the latest updates, and don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook, connect with us on LinkedIn, or click on the other social media icons at the bottom of this page.

For information about the BHS Alumni Association and to get involved, please send an email to bhsalumni@bpsma.org or call us at (508) 580-7266

Volunteer Opportunities

Your Alumni Association has five general areas of involvement. We're looking for volunteers of all ages who want to be leaders in these areas:

* Communications and Marketing

* Community Outreach

* Fund Raising

* Programs and Events

* Student Relations

For further information about each of these new committees, contact Michele Bolton by email or by calling (508) 580-7266

 

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