Denise Leonard Govan – 1991
After graduating from BBHS Denise matriculated to NKU and received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Criminology. She also continued her dance career at Manyet Dance until 1996 when she opened her own studio, Dance Magic in Bellevue, KY. Denise served over 90 children and adults from the river cities for 2 years before hanging up her dance shoes to begin a career in non-profit.
She joined Brighton Center in 1999 because she “always knew that she wanted to help people” and, specifically, had always been attracted to serving “underdog” children and families in poverty. After 10 years, Denise was recruited to Life Learning Center in 2009 to be the Executive Director. She successfully grew programs; built, trained and managed staff, large volunteer teams and Board members, increased operating revenues as well as completed her MBA from NKU in
December 2018. In November 2022 Denise answered one more career call to join the interview process for DCCGH Center Children and Families. Denise began her most recent role as Executive Director for the DCCH Center on March 20, 2023.
Denise’s biggest personal accomplishments were marrying Dave Govan and raising their 2 children Haley Govan (Class of 21) and David Govan (Class of 22). Denise and her family along with 2 dogs Dasher and Griff live in Melbourne behind her parents Pearl and Neil Leonard. In her free time, she hosts senior Sunday meals and pool days for parents and
Denise’s 2 fondest memories from BBHS were being selected as class clown and landing one of the leads in the class play -Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat! Proud to be a Mustang!!!
Mike Enzweiler – 1967
Mike graduated with a BFA from NKU then served in the US Army Reserves (Medical Unit) 1969-75. After teaching art at BBHS (1974-79) he accepted a position at the Cincinnati Art Museum as a curatorial assistant in the Print, Drawing and Photograph Department. He then servedas Director of the Enzweiler Building Institute for 26 years. Following a five year stint at The Messenger Newspaper of the Diocese of Covington he entered retirement and began working at St.
Joseph Camp Springs Pre-K Program where he still works today. One of his proudest accomplishments was opening the BBHS Art Gallery in 2017 and remains its Director today. He continues to create art and has works in four different
galleries and has shown his artwork regionally. Mike is married to Amy Schwarz Enzweiler, BBHS Class of 1976, who has been the “best find of his life.”
Frank Cetrulo – 2016 – Salutatorian – Captain of Football Team 2014 & 2015
Graduated from University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, May 2021. After completing the Air Force ROTC Program at UT, was Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, May 2021. Completed Air Force Initial Flight Training in Pueblo, CO in April 2022. Began Air Force Undergraduate Pilot Training Program at Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio TX, May 2022. Currently training in the USAF T6 Texan Aircraft.
Maggie Verst – 2017 – Valedictorian – Recognized as one of 15 national Bryan Cameron Impact Scholars, awarded for their eagerness to directly impact their communities and world at large.
Graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, May 2021. After graduation from OSU, accepted a 2-year graduate teaching fellowship from the University of Notre Dame. Maggie participants in the Alliance for Catholic Education(ACE) fellowship serve in under-resourced Catholic schools while earning their M.Ed.. ACE provides an intensive service experience encompassing professional development, community life, and spiritual growth. Maggie recently completed her second summer of study in South Bend, and is now in her second year of teaching Mathematics to 11th grade students at Tampa Catholic High School within the Diocese of St. Petersburg.
Her fellowship concludes at the end of this school year, and her new chapter awaits.
Jessica Seiter Smith – 2001
Jessica attended the University of Kentucky/BCTC where she graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She met her husband, Jeff, and were married in 2009. They have 4 children that attend St. Mary in Alexandria- Kylie(12), Leo(10), Larkin(8), and Logan(4). In 2018 she was ready for a career change and made the leap to pursue her passion in Real Estate. She is starting her 5th year as a Realtor for Keller Williams and she is loving it! With the support of her amazing client base, she has been the top selling realtor in Campbell County in 2021 and 2022! She is a member of the Cultivating Legacy Campaign for St. Mary and tries to volunteer for as many parish events as possible. Their kids are heavily involved in sports so we will likely see her on a court or a field cheering them on! With 4 future Mustangs, Jessica is looking forward to continuing her involvement in the BBHS community!
Shelly Schultz Braun – 1989