Reunion 2019 brought out a record-breaking number of alumni, despite being held indoors for the first time in decades. Spirits and energy were high as nearly 287 members of the classes of 1954-2019 gathered together for a weekend of fun!
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Friday, June 14th
Distinguished Alumni Award Luncheon
Country Club of Rochester, 2935 East Ave., Rochester, NY, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Members of the Board of Trustees and the Alumni Association Board presented the 11th annual Distinguished Alumni Award to Bob Tait ’75. The award was established in 2009 to honor alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions to both Allendale Columbia School and their local community.
Class of 1969 Cocktail Party
30 The Highlands, Rochester, NY 14622, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Columbia alumnae from the Class of 1969 gathered for cocktails at Sue’s home Friday evening. A dutch treat dinner followed at a location of their choice.
Saturday, June 15th
Alumni Ultimate Frisbee
Lower Field, 10:00 a.m.
Chip Bradford ’99 once again lead the casual morning game to help kick off the day.
The Mark von Bucher ’08 HAC Alumni Soccer Game
Upper Field, 10:30 a.m.
Long-time coach Ted Hunt organized the 13th annual Mark von Bucher ’08 HAC Alumni Soccer Game. The game started at 10:30 a.m. and welcomed back many former HAC soccer players.
Class of 1969 Voyage on the Sam Patch
Schoen Place, Pittsford, 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Boat departed promptly at 12:00 p.m.
Members of the Class of 1969 and their guests enjoyed lunch on a private charter going 15 miles down the Erie Canal aboard the authentic packet boat replica: Sam Patch.
All Alumni Lunch
Dining Commons, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Alumni joined us in the Dining Commons for a family-friendly, complimentary lunch that featured drinks, wraps, sandwiches, salad, and dessert. It was the perfect stop between alumni games and before the campus tours!
Tour of the School
Welcome Desk, 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Alumni and their families stopped by the front desk to once again walk the hallways of AC and explore their favorite spaces on campus. They rediscovered the reading nooks in Lower School and checked out newer spaces, like the Design and Innovation Lab. Feel free to stop by campus any time to join us on a guided tour!
HAC Men’s Alumni Basketball Game
Gannett Gymnasium, 1:00 p.m.
HAC boys’ basketball alumni returned to join Peter Gregory ’03 for the 10th annual HAC Men’s Alumni Basketball Game. Check out the “HAC Men’s Basketball Alumni” Facebook group for more information.
Paint & Sip
Dining Commons, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Alumni of all ages, accompanied by their families, enjoyed our newest addition to the Reunion Weekend lineup: Paint & Sip! Participants sipped their favorite beverage and enjoyed step-by-step instruction from our experienced and enthusiastic art teacher while catching up with fellow AC alumni. Each participant left with a one-of-a-kind creation to remember reunion for years to come.
All Alumni Cocktail Party
Birches Courtyard, 5:00 p.m.
More than 200 AC alumni returned to campus to join us for delicious hors d’oeuvres, open bar, and the opportunity to mix and mingle with former and current faculty as well as friends, old and new.
50th Reunion Anniversary Dinner
Country Club of Rochester, 2935 East Ave., Rochester, NY, 7:00 p.m.
Alumni from the Class of 1969 and their guests enjoyed a special dinner at the Country Club of Rochester in honor of their 50th reunion.