Batesville Community School Corporation is proud to recognize the ongoing success of our alumni. Meet a few of our former students here:



Chris Giesting (Far left)
Member of the Notre Dame track team.
Former IHSAA state champion in the 400M.
Ran the 400meter leg of the distance medley relay for Notre Dame
(he had the fastest 400 of any of the teams) and their team finished
1st in the NCAA championships. Wow!!!
Congratulations Chris!!  Click to view the news link!

At the 2013 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Randal Tyson Track Complex in Fayetteville Ark., Chris Giesting finished eighth in the nation in the 400m  dash after stopping the clock at 46.99.  Chris became the 16th Irish track and field student-athlete to be crowned two-time All-Americans.

Tom Jeffers (Second from left)
West Point cadet and member of the Army football team.
Tabbed CSFL Offensive Player of the Week – October 16, 2012

April Kuhlman (Third from left)
Member of the IU Marching Band’s Hoosier Hundred.
Performed at Super Bowl hosted in Indianapolis.

Colt Ryan (Third from right)
Member of the University of Evansville’s basketball team. The #4 scorer in the nation.
Colt has had a spectacular season on and off the court. I am so proud of this kid and
the way he continues to represent us, Batesville and Evansville.
I am humbled to have had the opportunity to coach him. Coach Aaron Garrett
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Was named the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year for the second time.

Jarrod Lowery (Second from right)
Wells Scholar at IU. The Wells Scholarship is IU’s most prestigious academic scholarship.

Connor Kelley (Far right)
Member of Princeton University’s football team.

Elle Tidman (Not pictured)
Member of Vanderbilt University’s track team. Four-time IHSAA state champion in the high jump.

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