Reunion 2018 once again enjoyed amazing weather, and we enjoyed hosting alumni and guests to campus for a weekend of fun! We especially welcomed the Class of 1968 for their 50th Reunion and the 5-year-milestone classes with graduation years ending in 3 or 8, and all others who joined in on a good time.
Friday, June 15th, 2018
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD LUNCHEON
Country Club of Rochester, 2935 East Ave., Rochester, NY
12:00 -1:30 p.m.
Members of the Board of Trustees and the Alumni Association Board presented the 10th annual Distinguished Alumni Award to Dr. Gay S. Pepper ’60. The award was established in 2009 to honor alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions to both Allendale Columbia School and their local community.
FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER FOR THE COLUMBIA CLASS OF 1968
Holly Hall Jacobstein’s Home, 67 Woodbury Place, Rochester, NY
Columbia alumnae from the Class of 1968 met for a casual dinner at Holly’s home, right down the street from the Allendale Columbia campus. They enjoyed a number of fun activities during the evening!
Saturday, June 16th, 2018
SPECIAL TOURS OF THE SCHOOL FOR THE CLASS OF 1968
Welcome Desk, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
To avoid a conflict with the Voyage on the Same Patch, several people took advantage of a special tour time just for the Class of 1968 and their families. When was the last time you walked the hallways and explored the new school? Come join us any time!
ALUMNI ULTIMATE FRISBEE
Lower Field, 10:00 a.m.
Chip Bradford ’99 once again led the morning game.
THE MARK von BUCHER ’08 HAC ALUMNI SOCCER GAME
Upper Field, 10:30 a.m.
Long-time Coach Ted Hunt managed the 12th annual Mark von Bucher ’08 HAC Alumni Soccer game. In honor of Mark’s classmates’ 10th reunion, this year’s game was open to all former HAC soccer players – male and female! Contact Coach Hunt at email@example.com to sign up for next year’s match!
ALL ALUMNI LUNCH
Dining Commons, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (in case of rain, lunch will be in the Alumni Gymnasium)
Thanks to all who joined us in the Dining Commons for a family-friendly, complimentary lunch featuring drinks, wraps, sandwiches, salad, and dessert. It was the perfect stop between alumni games or before the campus tours!
TOURS OF THE SCHOOL
Welcome Desk, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
When is the last time you walked the hallways and explored your favorite spaces on campus? Have you seen the new Design and Innovation Lab? If you missed the guided tours of the school during this time, you can still contact us for a personal tour any time at firstname.lastname@example.org and to learn more about Allendale Columbia School today.
NEW! REUNION ARCHIVES
Thanks to those who helped us identify photos from the AC archives. You can still contribute your stories and photos! Submit them online by emailing them to Karen Higman at email@example.com.
VOYAGE ON THE SAM PATCH
Schoen Place, Pittsford, 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Boat departs promptly at 12:00 p.m.
In honor of the class of 1968’s 50th reunion, alumni joined us on a private charter going 15 miles down the Erie Canal aboard the authentic packet boat replica: Sam Patch.
HAC MEN’S ALUMNI BASKETBALL GAME
Gannett Gymnasium, 1:00 p.m.
HAC boy’s basketball alumni played in the 9th annual HAC Men’s Alumni Basketball Game. Please join the Facebook group ‘HAC Men’s Basketball Alumni’ for more info.
ALL ALUMNI COCKTAIL PARTY
Birches Courtyard, 5:00 p.m.
Classmates and friends met for the best party in town on Saturday night, with delicious hors d’oeuvres (including a sushi bar!), an open bar, music, and a chance to mingle with former and current faculty as well as old friends and new!
50th ANNIVERSARY DINNER, CELEBRATING THE CLASS OF 1968
Former Columbia School Campus (Rochester Museum and Science Center), 657 East Ave., Rochester, NY, 7:00 p.m.
All alumni from the Class of 1968 of both Allendale School and Columbia School and their guests met for a special dinner at the Eleanor Eisenhart Morris Ballroom, now part of the Rochester Museum and Science Center, in honor of their 50th reunion.