2018
CLASS REUNION SCHEDULES


Reunion organizers: Classes making reunion plans are encouraged to contact the Alumni Association website manager (dorancehornsby@cs.com) as soon as you start your planning so we can post your information here.
Also please e-mail your reunion information to the Judy Manley '64 / manley.1@osu.edu Alumni Occident Newsletter Editor to include it in our quarterly
newsletters.
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***Alumni Occident newsletters are mailed around the 10th of January, April, July, and October. To list your reunion in the website and the newsletters, e-mail the information by 11/20 for the January newsletter, 2/20 for the April newsletter, 5/20 for the July newsletter, and 8/20 for the October newsletter.
If you do not have access to e-mail, 'snail-mail' your information to: Judy Manley, 140 Haldy Ave., Columbus, OH 43204 / Questions? Phone Judy at (614) 292-2029

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We can provide you with a list of your classmates in our data base. This information is limited to current and past Alumni Association members and other alumni we have received contact information for. Let us know if you would like this information.

Class of June 1953
65th Class Reunion! 

LaScala Restaurant, 4199 Dublin-Granville Rd., Columbus, OH

Mixer Thursday, August 16, 4:30pm
in the lounge

Lunch, Friday, August 17
Registration at noon, picture at 12:30, lunch at 1pm!

Reservations and payment of $30 PP due by August 1.
Mail to Phyllis Aldrich, 2930 Norton Rd., Grove City, OH 43123

Class of 1958
60th Class Reunion 
Marriott Airport Hotel
1375 North Cassidy Ave.
Columbus, OH 43219

Ice Breaker - Friday, May 4
, 7-9pm
Cash bar and assorted Hors d'oeuvres

Reunion Banquet - Saturday, May 5, 4-??pm
Cash bar. Dress is business casual.
Class photo was taken at 5pm.
Dinner at 6pm.


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For any questions contact Dixie Reid at bobdixiereid@columbus.rr.com / (614) 402-4314

West High School Class of 1968
50th Reunion Celebration

Can you believe it?  It’s been 50 years since we graduated from West High School.  That definitely calls for a celebration.  We are pleased to announce that we will be having our 50th Class Reunion as follows:
When:         Saturday, July 14th, 2018
Where:         The Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Time:          6:30 till 11:00
Price:         $50.00 per person

We hope that you will be able to attend. In addition to the 50th reunion itself we have organized other events for the weekend. 

Friday, July 13th:  Golf:  For those of you who enjoy golfing, we have secured tee times for 20 people at Pinnacle Golf Club in Grove City.  We have been able to secure a reduced cost of $50 per person for a round of 18 holes.  Please contact Bob Kistler at 614-778-7523 ASAP to reserve your slot.  The Tee Times will start at 10:00 am.
Planks Café & Pizzeria, 743 Parsons Ave.:  Join us for a casual gathering at 6 pm and enjoy!

Sunday, July 15th:  Pool Party at Ron Aufderheide’s house at 1070 E. Choctaw Drive, London, Ohio 43140.  The party will start at 1:00pm on Sunday. Drinks, snacks and hors d'oeuvres will be provided.  If you prefer a specific drink please feel free to bring it along. Please RSVP to Ron at 614-371-6514.

For Questions Contact

Ron Aufderheide:             (614) 371-6514 or ron@aufderheide.com
Chris Riner:                        (614) 638-6620 or criner@columbus.rr.com

Class of 1973
45th Class Reunion
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Place: Hollywood Casino, 200 Georgesville Rd.
                  Columbus, OH 43228
Location for the Reunion is Ballrooms 2 & 3
Time:  6:00 PM
Appetizers and Cash Bar

Class Photograph: 6:30 PM
An 8x10 will be available that evening to purchase from the photographer, the cost is $20.00. In addition, the photographer will take background portraits and candids throughout the evening.  Methods of payment accepted are cash, check or charge.

Dinner: 7:00 PM
                      Italian Buffet, Dessert, Coffee, Tea
We also have the VIP lounge for the evening.
Price: $25.00/Per Person

We are producing another class video of photographs from K-12.  If you have any from school events or of fellow classmates and would like to share, please post on this page or forward to wross9155@aol.com.  The deadline for photograph submissions, is July 1, 2018.
For any questions contact Wanda Estepp Ross at wross9155@aol.com


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2017 Class Reunion Recaps


Classes of January AND June 1957 and January 1958
60th Class Reunion
Saturday, July 8, 2017



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Class of 1959 Jan.
58th Class Reunion 
September 23, 2017

China Bell Restrurant, Grove City


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Classes of January AND June 1962
55th Class Reunion
Saturday August 5, 2017
JP's Restaurant and Party Place at
Bolton Field Airport on Norton Road at Alkire.

A Friday night mixer preceded the Saturday dinner.


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For more information contact Rich Rector at: rich.rector@columbus.rr.com / (614) 465-7646

Class of 1967
50th Class Reunion
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Marriott Columbus West, I-270 (Exit 10) and Roberts Rd.

6-7 pm - Meet & Greet
7pm Class photo followed by dinner in the Ballroom

We had a buffet dinner with steak, chicken, salad, and sides.
We 'Danced to the Oldies' played by our DJ - Doo Rag!

For follow-up information contact
Tim Weigand / cweigand11@yahoo.com

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Class of 1972

45th Class Reunion
Saturday, July 1, 2017


Heritage Golf Course, 3525 Heritage Club Drive
(off Hilliard-Rome Rd), Hilliard, Ohio 43026

JOIN OUR FACEBOOK GROUP FOR UPDATES:
West High School Class of 1972 (Columbus, Ohio)

For more information contact Steve Coup at scoup@couprestorations.com, or
Sharon Rothwell McVay at mcvayds@sbcglobal.net


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Class of 1977
40th Class Reunion 
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Mentel Memorial Golf Course, Banquet Hall
6005 Alkire Rd, Galloway, OH 43119

Contact Sandy Redmond for more information at:
sandyredmond59@gmail.com / (614) 352-5071



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Class of 1959 Jan.
58th Class Reunion 
September 23, 2017

China Bell Restrurant, Grove City

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Class of 1997
20th Class Reunion 
Friday, November 10, 2017

8pm - 12pm

Graystone Wine Center
544 South Front St. (Brewery District)
Columbus, OH 43215

More details on:
westhigh97reunion.evenbright.com and reunioncommitteewest1977@gmail.com

$30 per person (reservations required - info on site listed above)
Heavy hor d'oeuvres were served. An open bar was available.

 

2016 Class Reunion Recaps

 


Class of June 1951
65th Class Reunion

July 15, 2016
Raymond Memorial Golf Course 3860 Trabue Road, Columbus OH 43228
Social Hour from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Class picture at 1:00 pm / Luncheon at 1:30 pm

For more information, contact Jane Jones Rousculp at (614) 451-3421 / JANE303Z@aol.com.


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Class of 1956
60TH Class Reunion
August 20, 2016, 2pm until 9pm
Crown Plaza Hotel, 600 Metro Plaza North, Dublin, OH 43017

Details were mailed to all classmates by May 1.
For more information, contact Betty Evans Pabst,
bpabst@columbus.rr.com / (614) 793-8859 or (614) 551-1137.

For those interested in playing golf on Friday, August 19, the West Alumni Association is having their 10th annual Golf Scramble at the Split Rock Golf Course. Details, including the option to print a Registration Form, are listed in this website in the Alumni Office, Calendar area. Or, contact event chair Bill Kern 60 Jan. at kerncols@wowway.com / (614) 837-8257.



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Class of 1966
50th Class Reunion
August 27, 2016 6:00 PM
LaScala Italian Bistro, 4199 West Granville Road
Columbus, Ohio 43017

Details and registrations was sent to all Classmates by May 1st.

For more information contact:
Norm Parrish at parrishn@aol.com / 614 889-9668, or
Ginny Hane-Wittkugle Vlwitt16@gmail.com / (614) 288-7905


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The reunion organizers decided to have a 50/50 raffle during their reunion with the proceeds going to the West School program to help pay for yearbooks for the 2017 graduates who cannot afford one.
Awesome for the 1966 class to do this!



Class of 1968
'GATHERING'

Our classmates are invited to join us on Friday, October 7, at West High School. This is the Homecoming Game with Independence.

We can also attend the Homecoming Parade that starts at 5:30. Our own Homecoming Queen, Karen Letsinger Alles, will be in the parade. You are welcome to walk along with the parade as it makes it way through the Westgate area!
We have arranged for a school tour starting at 6:30.
Game time is 7:30.

After the game we plan to get together at a local location (still being determined). Watch for updates on our Class of 1968 website - westhigh68.com.

For additional information contact any of the following:
Ron Aufderheide - ron@aufderheide.com / (614) 371-6514
Chris Riner - criner@columbus.rr.com / (614) 638-6620
Bob Kistler - kistlerbob@yahoo.com / (614) 778-7512
We look forward to seeing you on October 7th!



Class of 1971

45th Class Reunion
July 23, 2016, 6pm
Mentel Memorial Golf Course
6005 Alkire Road, Galloway, Ohio 43119

Contact: Jackie Hewitt Sutton

See our Facebook page - WHS Class of 1971
for updated information and details.


Class of 1976
40th Class Reunion
August 6, 2016
Hollywood Casino, 200 Georgesville Rd., Columbus, 43228

Buffet Dinner, Cash Bar, DJ
Dancing, Photo Booth, 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes
Casual Attire

RSVP: Brenda Day Herron @ bsherron@msn.com / (614) 989-4607


Class of 1981

35th Class Reunion
July 30, 2016
Shamrock Club, 60 W Castle, Columbus 43207 / 6-10pm


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For information contact Joan Latz Stormont at (614) 477-1192 or
Debbie O'Bryan Dickson at debdickson17@yahoo.com / (614) 561-9169



Class of 1986

30th Class Reunion
We do not have definite plans yet, but we are working on them!


Class of 1990
26th Class Reunion!
LaScala Italian Bistro
Saturday, Sept. 3
6pm - cocktail hour & Hors d'oeuvres
7pm - dinner

Dinner was served all-you-can-eat family style. Lasagna, Chicken Parmesan, Roasted Pork Loin, Garlic Smashed Potatoes, Mixed Italian Vegetables, Italian Salad, Ciabatta Bread, ice tea & coffee
(for special dietary needs, contact Melissa Adkins)

We will have a DJ & dancing.
For more information, contact Melissa Adkins, West High School Class of 1990, PO Box 566, Pickerington, OH, 43147 / mgates4@insight.rr.com.

For the first reunion this class has had, all who attended had a great time. It was nice to see everyone again and to catch-up on what all had been doing. We hope to not have to wait for another 26 years for our next reunion!

Class of 1991
25th Class Reunion


Our reunion was August 13, starting at 7pm, at Woodlands Backyard, 668 Grandview Ave., Columbus/Grandview, OH, 43215.

We can get a special price on the duck bowling - four lanes for up to 40 people. One hour is $160. We will do the bowling if we have enough interest.

They have a small arcade, 3-4 pool tables, and a large patio.
Bar food with several beer options will be available. You will purchase your own food and drinks. There is no other cost to attend.

So we will know how many will be attending, please Facebook 'message' Stephanie Kidwell-Sable to get on the reservation list!!!

Class of 1996

20th Class Reunion

We do not have definite plans yet, but we are working on them.
Watch our Facebook Page for updates!



 

2015 Class Reunion Recaps

We apologize for not being able to include 2015 Class Reunion information and photos.

 

2014 Class Reunion Recaps

We apologize that we have not added the class reunion photos here that were provided and published in the Alumni Occident Newsletter.


Class of 1959 - 55th Class Reunion

Saturday, July 19, 2014
The Pinnacle Golf Club, Grove City

For information contact Bill Clark,
wmclark41@yahoo.com
(740) 745-5010

Class of 1964 - 50th Class Reunion

Our reunion was August 29, 30, 31, and Sept. 1, 2014

Events: Golf, Main Event, Memorial Service, Columbus Tours

Location: The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium - rated the #1 Zoo in America the
last two years!

For information contact any of the following:
Dave Holdren, holdrenmd@wowway.com / (614) 580-2519
Gordon Brooks, scythe1144@aol.com / (740) 362-3965
Susie Griffith Conrad, rconrad4@columbus.rr.com / (614) 889-0727
Alice Devany Biggers, aebiggers46@yahoo.com / (630) 301-9777
Sue Chapman Otworth, csuecassidy@comcast.net / (904) 215-0937

CLASS OF 1969 - 45TH CLASS REUNION


The West High, Class of 1969, had their 45th Class Reunion on
Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Mentel Memorial Golf Course, 6005 Alkire Rd.,
Galloway, Ohio 43119.

For further information contact:
Robin McMillen Gray at robin.gray@swcs.us / 614-870-8905 or
Bea Dodson Bailey at 614-871-0335.

SAVE THE DATE Class of 1979 - 35th Class Reunion


Our reunion was Saturday, June 21, 2014

More information contact:
Nancy (Lloyd) Laver nybryant@aol.com or
Dino Melfi pdmelfi@aol.com


Class of 1994 - 20th Class Reunion


Our reunion was in September

For updates, join our Facebook Group,
West High School Class of 1994 20 Year Reunion
or
e-mail: westhigh94reunions@gmail.com

Class of 2009 - 5th Class Reunion
???

Class of 2009 - if you remember this photo and would like to get your class back together again, it is now that time!
Start connecting and let the Alumni Association know of your plans. Just something casual would be fun.


2013
CLASS REUNION RECAPS


Class of January 1953
- 60th Class reunion.

We had our reunion on May 22 and 23, 2013 at the Cherry Valley Lodge, Newark, OH.


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For additional information contact any of the following:
Rita Elliott Stethem - (614) 877-3092
Sonya Albery - (614) 481-8622
Karen Baker - (740) 965-5006


Class of June 1953
- 60th Class reunion.

We had our reunion on August 9 and 10, 2013.
at Las Scala, 4199 West Dublin Granville Road, Dublin, Ohio

Friday we meet in the lounge area for a casual social time.
Saturday was our Reunion banquet.

For additional information contact Vera Adams Robison - (614) 889-5231

(We hope to have a group photo of the event soon!)

Class of June 1958
- 55th Class reunion.

We had a reunion gathering on July 6th.

For follow-up information, contact
June Johnson Fullerton at fullerton. june@gmail.com



Class of 1963
- We had our 50th Class Reunion on June 7-9,
exactly 50 years since we graduated!


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FRIDAY we had an evening Mixer at the hotel with about 120 attending.

Most in our group wore our 50th Class Reunion T-shirts!
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SATURDAY we started with a Golf Outing at Oakhurst Country Club with twenty classmates and friends participating. Saturday afternoon several classmates visited the Westgate House and Garden Tour, the Columbus Arts Festival, and the new Hollywood Casino. We had about 145 attend the Saturday evening dinner.
Saturday evening we had a large display of art and craft items that several classmates brought that they had made. The display included several wonderful paintings and drawings, quilts, jewelry, stone and wood carved pieces, and even a very large operational model airplane. We appreciate everything our classmates brought for the display.
We also had a Silent Auction of items donated or 'procured' by the reunion committee and other classmates. The Auction netted over $1000 that will be given to the Alumni Association for the Alumni Scholarship Fund.
The West Alumni Dance Band played during the evening.

Most of our golfers were there in time for the group photo!

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SUNDAY we concluded our weekend with a Memorial Service held at the Marriott from 9 to 11am. After a continental breakfast we remembered the ten classmates we are aware of who have died since our 45th reunion.
About seventy attended this service.

Committee members gathered after the Memorial Service.

For any follow-up questions, contact any of the following from your 50th Class Reunion Committee:
Dottie Clark, 50th Reunion Chair - dotscl@aol.com
Lynn Fullerton Johnson, Treasurer - redbear67@gmail.com
Dorance Nichols Hornsby, Secretary - dorancehornsby@cs.com

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Our Facebook page is: facebook.com/WestHighSchool50thReunion1963

We do not have confirmed contact information on any of the following classmates. If you can help, contact any of those listed above on the
Reunion Committee.

Theresa Barnes, Richard Bashor, Betty DeWitt Bergunzi, Pat Palmer Biles, Elaine Boyce, Nancy Brewer, Barbara Brewer, Brian Brock, Clarice Hardrick Burger, Larry Calvert, Curtis Clark, Art Clemmer, Sue Clingman, Larry Cole, Charlie Colson, Jim Coontz, Jim Dailey, Sam Dennis, James Evans, Sharon Higginbotham Detrow, Diana Ferguson, Patricia Founds, Joan Frey, Don George, Geneva Greene, Russell Greene, Sheryl Gunder, DeEtta Neff Hambrick, Carol Smith Hinebaugh, Connie Goodwin Holley, Catherine Hultz, Bob Jones, Mary Jones, Bill Kirk, Betty Litteral, Paul Mahoney, Martha Houk McClain, Lynda Crosier McCoy, Mary McDaniel, Cheryl Fowler McKenzie, Ruth McLane, Regina Hill Miller, Karen Kline Moore, Vickie Morehart, Rich Neely, Trudy Daft Nelson, Victor Owen, Jim Patton, Carol Wheeler Payne, Jim Peck, Jim Puckett, Debby Rielly, Carolyn Beranek Rittenbach, Emma Roe Robinson, Shirley Ryals, Bill Ryan, Judy Hannah Shaffer, Trena Sherman, Karen Shook, Kathy Skinner, Bonnie McCollum Smith, Karl Smith, Betty Sullivan, Marilyn Vogle Thomas, Barbara Trumps, Howard Unger, Karen latham Ward, William Wells, Eugene Werner, David Weston
, Steve Whitehurst.


Class of 1973
- 40th Class Reunion.

Our reunion was July 20, 2013 at the Hollywood Casino, Columbus.


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For additional information contact Wanda Estepp Ross at wross9155@aol.com,
3831 Shagbark Trail, Galena, OH 43021 /
(614) 570-9899

 


Class of 1976

Hello, Class of 1976

Saturday, June 22, 2013
same day as Hilltop Bean Dinner at Westgate Park

Our 'Double Nickel' Celebration!

Colombini's Sports Diner. 894 W. Broad Street

Contact Cheryl Meinberg Kochansky for follow-up information.
kochanskyc@ohpin.com

Class of 1988 - 25th Class Reunion

We had our reunion August 3, 2013 from 6:30 to 10:30, at
El Vaquero Restaurant,
3230 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202.

We had a Party Room reserved.

If anyone has questions, please contact Donna Hayworth McCarthy at donnahayworth@yahoo.com


Class of 2003- 10th Class Reunion

Please contact Lindsay Albert for reunion information.
zoogrl03@aol.com