Walk-ins are welcome! While the online Reunion registration form has closed, we are delighted to welcome walk-in registrations on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

All alumni and former faculty are invited to join us on campus for Reunion on June 7-8 as we celebrate milestone class years ending in 4 and 9! We look forward to welcoming you back to campus.
Interested in making Reunion 2024 special for your classmates? Join the Reunion Outreach Committee! Committee members will be reaching out to fellow alumni and former faculty to encourage attendance at Reunion 2024. This dedicated group will meet seven to ten times between January and June 2024 and will conduct individual and class-wide outreach. Please email alumni@vermontacademy.org to sign up. 

All activities, times, locations, etc. are subject to change. Activities with a dollar sign ($) indicate an additional cost.

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  • Friday, June 7 - Golf, Class Gatherings, Old Guard Celebration

    Guests who reserved an on-campus room when registering may check in to their dorms between 3 and 7 p.m. at Davis House. Guests attending the Old Guard reception and dinner may pick up their registration materials at the dinner.

    1 p.m.
    3 p.m.
    Tee Times Available at Hooper Golf Course ($ paid to course) 
    Hooper Golf Course, 166 Prospect Hill Road, Walpole, NH

    Enjoy a round of golf with friends at Hooper Golf Course! Call Hooper at 603-756-4080 and mention “Vermont Academy Reunion” to reserve a tee time for your foursome. Spots are limited and will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis and individual players will be added to small groups to form complete foursomes. Tee times will be released to the public on Friday, May 31 so be sure to book early.
    3 p.m.
    7 p.m.
    Overnight Guest Check-In ($ Add-on) 
    Davis House 

    Guests who reserved an on-campus room when registering may check in to their dorms between 3 and 7 p.m. at Davis House.
    5 p.m.
    7:30 p.m.
    Old Guard Reception & Dinner ($ Add-on) 
    5-6 p.m. Reception | 6-7:30 p.m. dinner

    We proudly invite members of the Old Guard —  all alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago — to gather for a special dinner as we induct the Class of 1974 to your ranks. Hear remarks by Head of School Dr. Jennifer L. Zaccara, share your own Vermont Academy memories and stories, chat with former Headmaster Mike Choukas ’46, and more!

    Your meal will include a dish focused on the principles of the Blue Zones which employs evidence-based solutions to help people live better and longer. Bill Morton ’57 recently joined a Blue Zones club at his local gym and is excited to share some of the insights he’s gleaned from this experience. 
    7:30 p.m.
    9:30 p.m.
    Class of 1984 Dinner ($ paid to the restaurant)
    Ciao Popolo, 36 Square, Bellows Falls, VT 

    The Class of 1984 will kick off the Reunion festivities over dinner and drinks with classmates and their partners. We anticipate sitting on the deck at Ciao Popolo overlooking the river and enjoying live music while catching up.

    A final head count is needed by May 24. Contact Scott Brenner '84 with any questions about this dinner and to RSVP. 

    Note: Attendees will pay for their own dinner and drinks at the restaurant.
  • Saturday, June 8 - Full day of fun including AlumniFest, alumni awards presentation, and more

    Check-in and registration will be open from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. This should be your first stop when you arrive on campus for Reunion. 

    Get up and get moving! Stretch, take a leisurely walk, go for a run, and enjoy some "you" time!  

    7 - 8:30 a.m.Breakfast
    Shepardson Student Center & Dining Hall

    Guests are invited to enjoy a delicious hot breakfast including a waffle bar, scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, fresh fruit salad, pastries, coffee, tea, and juice.
    8:30 a.m. - Noon
    Welcome Tent

    Enjoy whole fruit, coffee, and tea as you peruse Vermont Academy yearbooks, explore some of Vermont Academy’s archives, and catch up with friends.

    The campus store is open from 9 a.m. to noon on the lower level of the Shepardson Center. Coffee, tea, and whole fruit are available at the welcome tent.
    9 - 9:50 a.m.Cornhole Tournament 

    Amy Lanterman will host a cornhole tournament! Sign up by 8:45 a.m. to enter.
    9 - 9: 50 a.m.Volunteer Opportunity: Make Fleece Tie Blankets for Project Linus  

    Continue the work that students began this year by joining Vermont Academy archivist and librarian Jessie Liss-Noda to make fleece tie blankets. All blankets will be donated to Project Linus, an organization that provides handmade blankets to children 0-18 in the United States who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need.

    The campus store is open from 9 a.m. to noon on the lower level of the Shepardson Center. Coffee, tea, and whole fruit are available at the welcome tent.
    10 - 10:50 a.m.
    Transforming Student Experiences: Campus Updates & Donor Impact Tour with Director of Advancement Tonia Fleming P ’18

    Join Director of Advancement Tonia Fleming P '18 for a special tour as she highlights campus updates and how donors transform the student experience.
    10 - 10:50 a.m.Alumni & Friends Soccer Game

    Calling all soccer players and fans of the game! Join Assistant Head of School and Boys Soccer Coach Brian Gilloran to play or cheer on players during this year’s alumni and friends soccer game.

    The campus store is open from 9 a.m. to noon on the lower level of the Shepardson Center. Coffee, tea, and whole fruit are available at the welcome tent.
    11 a.m.Robotics 101 with Joe Echanis ’79

    Dive into the exciting world of robotics with Science Department Chair and Math Faculty Joe Echanis ’79 as he leads an introductory LEGO Robotics session! This hands-on workshop is perfect for beginners looking to explore the fundamentals of robotics in a fun and engaging way. Participants will learn how to build and program their own robots using LEGO kits, gaining valuable insight into basic engineering principles, problem-solving skills, and coding concepts along the way. 

    Noon - 1:15 p.m.
    Farm-to-Table Lunch & Community Meeting
    Reunion Tent

    Feast on a lunch prepared with locally sourced ingredients by Vermont Academy’s Sage Dining Services. Enjoy cauliflower steaks with harissa chickpeas, coffee-rubbed steak with stout glaze, and grilled Tuscan chicken breast. Sides include a balsamic cucumber and tomato salad, mashed sweet potatoes, grilled asparagus, roasted red potatoes, a spring panzanella salad, and house-made herb focaccia with whipped maple butter. 

    Community Meeting Agenda: 
    • Head of School Welcome
    • Vermont Academy Alumni Association Meeting
    • Outstanding Young Alumni Award Presentation: Ethan Tapper '07
    • Florence R. Sabin Class of 1889 Distinguished Alumni Award Presentation: Denny Emerson '59 and Johnny Rosen '63
    1:30 p.m.
    Reunion Photo

    Flash those pearly whites and say cheese! We'll gather for a group photo immediately following lunch.

    1:45 p.m.Memorial Service
    Vermont Academy Flagpole

    Meet at the flagpole on South Lawn to pay tribute to cherished classmates and friends who are no longer with us. Share your memories during this heartfelt memorial service and bulb-planting ceremony. 
    2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Saxtons River Historical Museum Tour
    42 Main Street, Saxtons River, VT

    Join long-time Saxtons River resident Louise Luring for a tour of the Saxtons River Historical Museum! Guests are invited to walk or drive to the museum on their own.
    2:30 - 10 p.m.
    Bellows Falls Festival & Food Truck Dinner ($ Add-on) 
    Waypoint Center, 17 Depot Street, Bellows Falls, VT

    Enjoy an afternoon of music, food trucks, and fun at Bellows Falls Festival! Take a Vermont Academy shuttle or drive to the Waypoint Center (17 Depot Street, Bellows Falls, VT). 

    Guests who registered to attend Reunion before May 16 will receive a ticket to the festival and a food and beverage voucher to use at the festival. Just by the Vermont Academy table at the festival between 3 and 7 p.m. to pick up your food and beverage voucher! 

    Guests who register on or after May 16 may purchase a festival ticket for $25 as an add-on to your Reunion registration fee. Stop by the Vermont Academy table at the festival between 3 and 7 p.m. to pick up a complimentary $10 food and beverage voucher!

    Shuttles will be available to transport attendees to and from the Waypoint Center as needed.

    8:30 p.m. - MidnightBonfire
    Nick Grout ’03 Memorial Fire Pit

    Warm yourself around the crackling fire and indulge in a timeless tradition as you toast the perfect marshmallow for your s’mores.

  • Sunday, June 9 - Breakfast and Check-out

    8 - 10 a.m.Breakfast 
    8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.Overnight Guest Check-out


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  • Registration Fees

    Registration prices listed below include all Saturday activities and meals.  

    Saturday On-Campus Reunion Activities: $35 for adults | $15 for children 12 and younger
    • Meals: Hot breakfast and farm-to-table lunch Morning
    • Activities
      • Cornhole tournament hosted by Amy Lanterman
      • Project Linus blanket-making volunteer opportunity
      • Hard hat tour of exciting summer campus construction sites
      • Alumni and friends soccer game with Assistant Head of School Brian Gilloran and Varsity Boys Soccer Coach Adrian Diaz '14
      • Hands-on introduction to robotics with Joe Echanis '79
    • Brief community meeting including the awarding of alumni awards to Denny Emerson '59, Johnny Rosen '63, and Ethan Tapper '07
    • A memorial service to pay tribute to cherished classmates and friends who are no longer with us
    • A tour of the Saxtons River Historical Museum

    Add-on Opportunities

    Note: Golf at Hooper and the Class of 1984 dinner on Friday are not included in the registration fee. 
  • VA Dorm Accomodations

    Overnight housing can be provided in Vermont Academy dorms on a first-come, first-served basis. As space permits, we will do our best to accommodate roommate requests. Guests must reserve on-campus housing via the Reunion registration form by April 30. Registration and housing must be booked at the same time.

    The cost of housing is $50 per person (excluding children under 12 years of age) and includes Friday and Saturday evenings in the dorm and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Bedding will be provided and includes the following items: 
    • Pillow and pillowcase
    • Fitted and flat sheets
    • Light blanket
    • Bath towel
    • Hand towel
    • Washcloth
    Vermont Academy dorms all have shared bathrooms that will be supplied with hand soap at each sink and toilet paper in each stall. Overnight guests should also plan to bring any additional toiletries, heavy blankets, fans, etc.

    Attendees will only be placed in a room with someone else if:
    • Attendees register together
    • Attendees request one another as roommates through the registration form
    Children ages 12 and younger may stay with you in your dorm room. You will be responsible for bringing bedding and an inflatable mattress, cot, pack-n-play, etc. for children staying overnight. Note that children cannot be left unsupervised in the dorms.

    Please see the check-in and check-out times noted in the Reunion schedule. 

    Note: Use of alcohol, tobacco products, and other substances is not permitted in the Vermont Academy dorms.
  • Health and Safety

    The safety and wellbeing of Reunion attendees and the VA community is our priority. Attendees are asked to keep these policies in mind:
    • All visitors are expected to be free of any symptoms of illness.
    • Vermont Academy is a smoke-free campus.
    • Except for service animals, visitors may not bring pets into campus buildings.
    • Open flames are not permitted in the dorms.

Relive the moments ofReunion 2023

Photos from Reunion 2023

Vermont Academy: Reunion 2023
Please reach out to us at alumni@vermontacademy.org with your Reunion questions.
See Who's Attending

Mike Choukas


Larry Cole


Bill Morton


Denny Emerson

Jeff & Tricia Kent
Johnny Rosen & Guests Gayle Rosen, Kim Perrett, JJ Rosen, Michelle Rosen, and Jake Rosen

Bruce Beagley
Pete Delaney

Bob Campbell

Bruce & Janet Pratt

Mike Choukas

Ron Hill
Bill Reid

Jim Powers
Rossi Turner

Sean Bersell

Alison (Hussey) Cummings 

Tom Oxholm

Grant Back
Scott & Deanna Brenner
Mark Culkin
Judy Davis
Joe Dodi
J.C. Girouard
Rich & Kelly Gorsuch
Annie Guerrero
Reed Hayes
Jodie (Brace) James
Warner Jones
Paul Kelly
Shawn Keniston
Mike Morton
Stefan Pepe
Steve Rockafellow
Mark Saville
Claude Trombetta
Randy Wood

Dave Hodgson

Ryan McNamara
Ronald Rosko


Danielle Sprague & Guests Merrick and Maeve McGee

Shannon Scott & Celia Martin

Carly Radovich
Casey Walsh & Guest

George Atkins

Gabi Dick
Maya Johnson
Jake Tuckner


Faculty & Staff
Mike Choukas '46
Dave Hodgson '89
Tom Oxholm '82
Rossi Turner '76

Vermont Academy is a coed college preparatory boarding and day school in southern Vermont, serving grades 9-12 plus a postgraduate year.