2019 Inductees

 

 

Ashley Barbee was a 2006 graduate of Blessed Trinity.  She was a four year letter winner in girls golf and led the BT Titans to their first ever state championship -- the 2003 State Championship in Girls Golf. She won another golf championship in 2004 and accumulated three region championships during her career. 

Following her high school career, Ashley played varsity golf at Elon University, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in Strategic/Corporate Communications and a minor in Business. Ashley currently works at The Coca-Cola Company with the global sports and entertainment partnership team. 

 

Sam Burkhalter graduated from Blessed Trinity in 2009.  He was a four year starter on the football team and helped lead the team to their first region championship in 2005.  Sam was a preseason All-State selection for his senior year and was named Back of the Week by The Atlanta Touchdown Club after his 200 rushing yards against Buford.  Sam was voted 1st team All-County both his junior and senior years. He also had the honor of playing in the GACA All-Star football game. During his career, Sam rushed for 3716 yards and scored 45 touchdowns (both of which are the third highest records in BT history).   

In addition to football, Sam also ran on the track and field team where he still holds two school records (200 m dash, 22:19 and 100 m dash, 10:90).  

After graduating from Blessed Trinity, Sam signed a scholarship to play football at Georgia State University.  He currently owns and operates a private training studio, Stax Elite Training, in John’s Creek.  

Sam and his wife, Lauren, have been married since 2017.  

Matthew Skole graduated from Blessed Trinity in 2008.  He was a member of the first baseball state championship team in 2006.  During his career, Matt was named the 2008 Hitter of the Year by the AJC, the 2008 Fulton County Player of the Year, and he still holds the single season record for home runs with 16.  

Following his high school baseball career, Matt attended Georgia Tech on a baseball scholarship.  He was a first team All-American in 2009 and was a captain and All-ACC nomination in 2010. Matt totaled 47 home runs during his college career and was drafted by the Nationals in 2011.  In 2012, Skole was named the Minor League Player of the Year. He made his MLB debut with the Chicago White Sox on May 28, 2018.

Matt is currently still with the Chicago White Sox organization.  He and his fiance, Madison Clark, will marry in October.