Ashley (Marks) Thompson
Class of 2007
Ashley (Marks) Thompson was a 2007 graduate of Blessed Trinity. She was a four year letter winner in girls soccer and led the team to State Championships in 2004, 2006 and 2007. During her career, Ashley was named Northside Player of the Year, Outstanding Offensive Player, AJC North Fulton County Player of the Year, and BT Most Valuable Player. She earned numerous All-State and All-Region honors, and was also the team captain her Junior and Senior years.
Following her high school career, Ashley signed a scholarship to play soccer at Auburn University. She graduated with a degree in Journalism. Ashley and her husband, Taylor, reside in California with their two daughters, Poppy and Kaia.
Class of 2008
Taylor Hall graduated from Blessed Trinity in 2008. He was a four year letter winner in Boys Golf and was named the Most Valuable Player in 2006, 2007, and 2008. Throughout his high school career, Taylor won the Rising Star Award, was twice named First Team All-State, and was the State Runner-Up in the AAA Individual his Junior and Senior years.
After graduating from BT, Taylor signed a scholarship to play golf at Georgetown University where he helped lead his team to the Big East Championship in 2010. Taylor graduated with a major in Finance and a minor in Theology.
Taylor is currently the Vice President and General Manager at Bronze Elk Holdings. He and his wife, Meredith, live in Florida.
Class of 2009
Matthew Ivie graduated from Blessed Trinity in 2009. He was a four year letterman in Boys Lacrosse, serving as Captain his senior year. During his four years on the field, Matt led the team in career goals and career points, and he was the first lacrosse player from BT to ever be named All-State First Team.
After graduating from Blessed Trinity, Matthew continued his Lacrosse career at Birmingham- Southern College. His accolades continued through his career as he was named Conference Newcomer of the Year, Conference Offensive Player of the Year, and Male Athlete of the Year. Matt was named to the All-Conference team all four years of his college career and served as team captain his senior year. Before graduating, he held the record for most goals in a season, most goals per game in a season, most career goals, and most points in a career.
Matt graduated from Birmingham Southern in 2013. He and his wife, Melissa (BT alumni ‘09), reside in Smyrna, Ga with their daughter, Hadley.
Class of 2010
Katie Hawkins graduated from Blessed Trinity in 2010. She was a member of the softball, basketball, and track and field teams. During her softball career, Katie was named All-State 2nd team as a Junior and All-State Honorable Mention as a sophomore and senior. During her four year career, Katie’s team won two region championships, recorded one Final Four finish, one Elite 8 finish, and brought home the program’s first and only State Championship in 2007. Katie was awarded the Academic Award as a Junior and an impressive Four Year BT Softball Career Award as a senior.
On the basketball court, Katie showed natural leadership and talent throughout her career.
She still holds the record for scoring in consecutive games with 32 points and also remains in 8th place in overall career scoring with 809 points. She helped lead her team to a Region Championship in 2008.
Katie also participated in Track and Field where she still holds the record for discus (114’9”) as well as a second place record for shot put (36’3.5”).
Katie graduated from Georgia Tech in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She resides in Smyrna, GA, and is a consultant with Jabian Consulting. She and her fiance, Kyle, will be married in November.