Reunion Weekend

Reunion 2018 is in full swing!

Not registered yet? Still time to join us! 
Register on campus in Shepardson on Saturday (9/22) from 10:00-1:00 or at the Farm to Table Dinner (27 Pleasant Street) from 5:15 - 7:00. Look for the big white tent in the back yard.

The weekend kicks off on Friday (9/21) as we celebrate the 50th reunion of the Class of 1968 and concludes on Sunday (9/23) after the post-alumni soccer game BBQ.  Hope you'll join us on our hilltop for some or all of the weekend.

Reunion Weekend Schedule

11:50am Join VA students, faculty and staff at our weekly Community Lunch (Shepardson Center)
12:45pm  Get a glimpse of VA Today – take a student-led tour of campus (12:45 pm and 1:30 pm) or attend a class (1:25 or 2:20).  Meet at picnic tables outside Shepardson Center.
4:30pm BV Soccer vs. New Hampton School (E.K. Hall Field)
5:00pm GV Soccer vs. Stoneleigh-Burnham School (Lucy Field)
6:00pm Welcome Reception (Great Room / Fuller Hall)
6:40pm Class of '68 Photo- Long Walk (Proctor Hall)
6:45pm Old Guard Dinner in Chivers Center honoring the 50th reunion Class of 1968 (all class years invited to attend) **Note venue change**
7:30-8:30am Breakfast (Shepardson Center)
10:20am Alumni Career Panel - Listen to a group of our distinguished alumni addressing the junior and senior classes about their career paths after VA (Horowitz Performing Arts Hall)
11:00 am Get a glimpse of VA Today – take a student-led tour of campus. Meet at picnic tables outside Shepardson Center.
11:30am-12 noon Alumni Association Meeting & Elections (Horowitz Performing Arts Hall)
12:00pm Lunch (Shepardson Center)
12:45-3:00pm Fall Mountain Hike with our Wilderness Skills team (meet at Nick Grout '03 Memorial Fire Pit adjacent to gym parking)
1:00pm-1:30pm State of the School Discussion with Dr. Jennifer Zaccara (Leavitt House)
1:00pm Tag along with our Cross Country or Mtn Bike teams as they practice on our trails. (Chivers Center)
1:30-2:30pm Leavitt House Open House- Join our Head of School for coffee and dessert. Share your Leavitt House memories and chat with Dr. Zaccara.
2:00-4:00pm Back to school art experience: Swing by the art studio at Williams Gymnasium and our Visual Arts Chair, Lisa Eckhardt McNealus'79 will be on hand to help you make an art print or two using botanicals from our campus. We will use our printing press and inks to create 8X10 prints designed by you! No age limit or art experience needed. We use soy based inks that are environmentally and human friendly and clean up with water. Prints will need some drying time, but will be ready for take-home on Sunday (or they can be mailed).
2:30pm BJV Soccer vs. Northfield Mount Hermon (E.K. Hall Field)
3:00pm GV Soccer vs. Holderness (Lucy Field)
5:00pm Memorial service at the flagpole (South Lawn)
5:30pm Head down to the big tent at Mary Hepburn's (27 Pleasant Street) for drinks, chicken and pig roast (brought to you by our own Eddie Mack) localvore dinner! 
6:00pm Class Photos at Farm to Table Dinner
8:30-10:00am Continental Breakfast (Shepardson Center)
10:00am Sunday Brunch (Shepardson Center)
11:00am Alumni Soccer Game (Fuller Field)
1:00pm BBQ and Farwell to all!

2018 Attendees

Class of 1946
 Michael Choukas, Jr.

Class of 1948
 George Cheney

Class of 1953
Bob Burton
Bryant Taggart 
Tom Upson
George Welles

Class of 1958
Fred Bullock
Gary Westergren
Class of 1963
Kim Russell

Class of 1965
Bob Campbell
Dave Robinson

Class of 1968
Fred Burgess
Tony Elliott
David Goodspeed
David Holton
Glenn Morgan
Jeff Wilkinson

Class of 1971
 Dave Moore
Class of 1978
 Andy Tonna

Class of 1979
 Joe Echanis
Lisa Eckhardt McNealus

Class of 1982
Andy Griswold 
Keith Handler
Tom Oxholm

Class of 1991
 Amy Howard
Class of 1992
 David Pye

Class of 1993
Andrew Ward

Class of 1995
Matthew Eddy

Class of 1997
Jessica Glynn-Kurfis

Class of 1998
Shannon Hevern Krause
Brittany Dunbar Parsons
Sarah Massin Short
Kate Abernethy Turner
Marta Vanduzer-Snow

Class of 1999
Tyler Hotchkiss

Class of 2002
Dia Parker-McWhorter Riegler

Class of 2003
Aaron Aldrich
Evan Carroll
Jennifer Tolero-Heidbrink
Falko E. Schilling
Class of 2008
Daphne Cebek
Randolpf Dent 
Konwatharani Jacobs-Dailleboust

Class of 2011
Jack Aitken 
Chase Vaughan

Class of 2012
 Shelby Johnson
Evan Lyman
Collin McKenzie
Trevor Reynolds

  Class of 2013
Ari Beauregard
Colleen Donahue
Allegra Handler
Sarai Moore
Mikaela Paluszek
Ashley Potofsky
Jo-Hanna Rifai
Robyn Wilkie
Yixuan Yang
Class of 2014
 Carly Radovich

Class of 2016
 Bruce Brown

Former Faculty
Michael Choukas, Jr. '46
Lindsay Eddy
Matthew Eddy '95
Sean Farrell
Jim Frey '66
Bob Harrington
Mary Hepburn
Tom Oxholm '82
Dave Robinson '65
Kristin Tanguay
Roger Weber

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