Mrs. Nixon and students discussing college information

College Counseling


BCHS Career Seminar Speaker Series


BCHS Juniors and Seniors will have the opportunity to hear from Bishop Chatard alumni career speakers during seminar sessions each quarter. This series aims to assist students in their career exploration process. It begins in Q2, 2022-2023 with 5 speakers. Each junior and senior must attend one session per quarter.

View current topics and signup information on the main BCHS website

Health Careers College Prep Academy: Applications due Oct. 1


The Metropolitan Indianapolis Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (MICI-AHEC) offers programs and assistance for students who are interested in health careers.

Their Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) includes the College Prep Academy (CPA), a 20-week (Saturdays ONLY) program geared towards high school juniors and seniors interested in health care careers. Upon completion of this program, students will receive $800. Applications are due October 1.

‘Exploring Posts’: A Unique Career Exploration Program


Exploring Posts give students the opportunity to learn about careers associated with local area companies and organizations. Exploring is an affiliate of Boy Scouts of America and has been offering valuable connections to real-world career exploration to Indy and Bishop Chatard students for many years.

Eli Lilly, BSA Lifestructures and One America are just a few of the companies offering Exploring Posts, many of which start this week! But students can register anytime. Guidebooks are being distributed to Sophomores and Juniors, and are also available for any student to pick up in the Guidance Office.
Info and registration also available at

Video Series #12: Utilizing Personality Assessments


Mrs. Nixon explains using personality assessments to discover your strengths and interests, always important when considering a career.

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