Clubs and Organizations

Club Description Sponsor Meeting Time & Location
National Honor Society National Honor Society and its members strive to uphold the four principles of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.  Members participate in individual and group service projects that benefit our school and community.  To be considered for a membership, a student of BDUHS must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5. Rod Chandler Community Room
Running Club Join us for a jog in the park!  Whether you are an experienced runner or a first timer, all are welcome! Lorene Sandifur Room 2UD5
Gold Club Days
Ambassadors: Anti Bullying Division A National, Non-profit organization created by students for students that promotes the virtues of civility and respect by helping students of all ages learn how to care for other people. SAVE’s mission is to decrease the potential for violence in schools and communities by promoting meaningful student involvement, education and service opportunities in efforts to provide safer environments for learning. Flora Jones Room UA1
Gold Club Days
Scholarship Search Club Scholarship Search Club is an opportunity for any BDU student to learn about available scholarships. Some topics discussed include types of scholarships, where to find scholarships and scholarship/college essay writing. The club meets during purple AND gold club days in the media center computer lab. Elise Martinelli Room UMC3/4
Gold and Purple Club Days
Student Council Student Council is the students’ voice at BDU. Student Council is a representative structure for students, in which they can become involved in school affairs, working in partnership with school management, staff and parents for the benefit of the school and students. Student Council plans major events like the Blackout Dance, Relay for Life, Haunted House, Laser Tag, as well as community service projects like Riley Kids Caring and Sharing. Will Sibley Room 2UA2
MWF SRT
UCafe Staff The UCafe is BDU’s coffee shop and lunch spot where students get an opportunity to experience the operations of a food business. Our students help to provide a fun and relaxing environment for the entire building to enjoy some good food and beverages. Al Coleman UCAFE
MWF SRT
UTV Crew The UTV Crew produces a bi-monthly show that is relevant to our students.  Students learn to work together as a team and gain experience in public speaking, technology, working with deadlines, and creative expression. Crista Carlino Room 3UA4
MWF SRT
Weight Room The cardio room is open two days a week after school to students as well as during Purple and Gold club days. Keep in shape by working out during or after school. Students must provide their own transportation. Jah Blamo Cardio Room
Tues/Wed until 5:30
Gold and Purple Club Days
Yearbook The yearbook committee is a group of artistic, creative, and detail-oriented students committed exclusively to designing and distributing the BDUHS yearbook. Crystal Collier
Katie Smith
Lisa Stephens
Room UC3
Purple Club Days
Art Club The BDU Art Club is made up of students that have a general love for the Fine Arts. All students are welcome to join regardless of existing artistic ability. Students will get to work with a variety of medium on both group and individual projects. It is a great club for students who are looking to gain art experience and expand their creative mind Crystal Collier Room UC3
Gold Club Days
Ambassadors The BDU Ambassadors are the face of the school when we host tours or have special guests in the building.  These students will attend presentations when students are needed to speak about the BDU program. Flora Jones Room UA1
Purple Club Days
Basketball Work on your jump shot, defense, or come to work together as a team! We play every Monday and Wednesday Robbie Foote Gymnasium
Mon/Wed until 5:30
Basement Dwellers The club at BDU that can literally make all your fantasies come true… through role-playing! Card games, RPG, and comics are in abundance. Designed to encourage camaraderie and leadership as well as spread the joy of gaming, this club welcomes all. So roll the dice and join! Al Coleman Room 3UC4
Wednesday until 5:30
Bible Club The name of the Bible Study is FAHOLO. FAHOLO is rooted in the 1st Corinthians 13:13. This group is student led. The name represents the purpose of the group….to share our faith, hope and love with all. We believe the Bible is the Word of God and want to study His Word in order to live our his message of love. Lorene Sandifur Room 2UD5
Purple Club Days
Business Professionals of America (BPA) BPA is an organization for high school students interested in having a career in business management, office administration, information technology, and other related fields.  The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills. Wendy France Room UC5
Gold Club Day
Career Club Here’s your chance to interview successful professionals in high demand fields, and get new ideas about fascinating career fields. In addition, you’ll learn about how to focus on careers that utilize your personal skills and interests, and develop proven job search techniques to get the job you want. Some of the professionals you’ll meet: A retired HOMICIDE DETECTIVE, a PHYSICAL/SPORTS THERAPIST, a NURSE working with children at Riley Hospital, an ENTREPRENEUR, etc., etc. If you join the club, you can request specific professionals. To talk with us. Joyce Duvall Room UA2
Purple Club Days
Class Officers The Class Officer Executive Board is elected by each representative class at Ben Davis University High School. The Class Officers seek to unify the student body by building class spirit, promoting community service, and encouraging participation in school activities. The Class Office Executive Board is also responsible for prom fund-raisers and assisting to plan prom. Lisa Stephens Room 2UA4
Mondays SRT
Eco Club The Eco Club is an environmental awareness group at BDU focused on improving BDU’s impact on the planet.  The club oversees the operations of our school’s vegetable garden.  We also have a partnership with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to plant trees and beautify the school grounds.  We focus on improving our food systems both by what we grow and eat.  It also provides students an opportunity to explore many areas within the world of sustainability from recycling to gardening to conservation. Patrick Burtch Room 3UD3
Purple Club Days
Football Flag football is an after-school activity that meets every Thursday. All students of all skill levels are encouraged to participate in a team environment. Each time we meet, new teams are formed. Jah Blamo Field
Thursdays until 5:30
International Club The International Club celebrates cultural diversity and shares the world’s cultures, foods, and ethnicities with the student body. Efila Jzar Room UD2
Purple Club Days
Library/Office/Teacher/
Personal Assistant
Students may choose to give up study hall to be a teacher’s assistant, media center assistant, office assistant, or pre-school assistant. Various Various