Alumni Spotlights

Discover the stories of our alumni whose educational and experiential foundation at SBCSC helped them to build rewarding lives. From teachers and community leaders to producers and doctors, our alumni are making a positive impact in their communities.

Andrew Sanders, '14

Andrew Sanders' love of producing and sharing stories was fostered at Riley High School where he learned audio and video production through the Career and Technical Education program.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism at Ball State University. After graduating from Ball State this past spring, Andrew returned to South Bend and became a producer for WNDU.


Jess Williams, '11

After graduating from Washington High School in 2011, Jess Williams completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at Indiana University South Bend.

Though currently residing in Carbondale, Illinois, Jess recently completed a rotation at River Park Family Medicine here in South Bend.

She is graduating this year from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and looks forward to returning to South Bend to serve as a family physician with Saint Joseph Health Systems.


Terron Phillips, '10

Terron Phillips attended SBCSC schools from third grade up until his graduation from Clay High School in 2010. Terron earned a bachelor's degree from Holy Cross College before going on to obtain his Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Louisiana State University. Today, Terron serves as Director of Admissions at his alma mater, Holy Cross College. He is also pursuing his Doctorate of Philosophy in Higher Education at Purdue.


Aaron Perri, '98

Aaron Perri, Executive Director of Venues, Parks, and Arts of the City of South Bend, attended SBCSC schools throughout his youth before going on to earn both his B.A. and his M.B.A from the University of Notre Dame. He is a 1998 graduate of Adams High School.

Aaron’s years in SBCSC schools engaged and fostered him from a young age to become a caring leader who believes in the importance of community.


Austin Gammage, '08

After graduating from Clay High School in 2008, Austin Gammage earned his bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University.

Austin is the Associate Director of Development at the University of Notre Dame.


Annie Burnett, '14

A 2014 Clay High School graduate, Annie attended Ball State University, and studied in Uruguay as a Fulbright Scholar. She recently made a visit to Clay High School to speak with students about her experiences and how Clay helped prepare her for college and beyond.

We had a chance to catch up with her before she returned to South America to teach in Colombia.